Philadelphia Real Estate Blog

Rights Of Renters

August 26th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Rights Of Renters

Rights Of Renters Many people choose to rent a property rather than owning their own for any number of reasons. Whether you aren't in a position to purchase a home or you simply don't want to mess with the hassles of it all, renting is a great option on so many levels. However, you need to know what your renter's rights are to make sure you aren't taken advantage of in the process. To help you along the way, here are...Read More

Axe-Throwing Facility to Open in Philly

August 26th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Axe-Throwing Facility to Open in Philly

Jokes about "an axe to grind" start here: the United States' first competitive axe-throwing establishment is opening in Philadelphia. Axe-throwing is a trend that's "all the rage" in Canada, and now it's coming to the United States. Urban Axes will be opening in East Kensington next month. The sport has been compared to throwing darts, just "bigger and cooler." Group events at Urban Axes consist of at least eight players (although preferably twelve), and matches last 2.5 hours. All events start...Read More

Female Engineers’ Conference Coming to Philly

August 25th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Female Engineers’ Conference Coming to Philly

A conference of female engineers is expected to make a big financial impact in Philadelphia. The SWE, or Society for Women Engineers, will land at the Philadelphia Convention Center on October 25-27, bringing with it some of the finest minds in STEM that America has to offer. It's been estimated that the conference will bring over $10 million to Philadelphia, but that's based on 5,000 attendees as estimated by the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. Organizers of the event, however,...Read More

Just Sold: 1002 S 11th St Unit #101, Philadelphia, PA 19147

August 24th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 1002 S 11th St Unit #101, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Just Sold: $367,000 Dog friendly condo with large rear yard! New Construction with Tax Abatement. Unit 101 is a bi-level unit that boasts an expansive great room, modern kitchen with all stainless appliances and Cesar Stone counters. A private suite in the first floor rear with a full bath, looks out onto the large private yard area. The lower level features a large Master Suite with a full bath, laundry area, and a large sitting/living area. Hard tile floors with radiant...Read More

Curbed Philly Goes In On the City’s Ugliest Buildings

August 24th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Curbed Philly Goes In On the City’s Ugliest Buildings

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Apparently, so is hideousness. In the spirit of good fun, Curbed Philly asked readers to comment with what they thought the ugliest buildings in Philadelphia were. Comments came in on the post, as well as through Curbed's social media, and it turns out that people have a LOT to say about some of the architecture in the City of Brotherly Love. Curbed selected the top 15 "ugliest buildings in...Read More

Just Reduced: 221 N 23rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

August 24th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Reduced: 221 N 23rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Reduced: $748,800 Renovated, Spacious (2800sq.ft.), 18ft wide, 4 bed PLUS DEN, townhome with 2 full baths, 2 half baths, 2 private decks and GARAGE in GREENFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT! First floor: garage, office, powder room and storage room. Second floor: LR, DR, gorgeous, renovated eat in kitchen with Bamboo flooring, cherry wood cabinets and wall mosaic tile imported from Lebanon, powder room, private patio. Third Floor: Two guest bedrooms, master bedroom/bath with Jacuzzi and Italian title, laundry. Fourth Floor: loft bedroom,...Read More

Just Sold: 2001 Hamilton St Unit #1526, Philadelphia, PA 19130

August 22nd, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 2001 Hamilton St Unit #1526, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $220,000 Amazing PRICE for this One bedroom one bath with PARKING at Cityview!! Covered PARKING space #348, valued at 45K, is included in the sale and so is the amazing south facing Skyline VIEW from large sliding windows!! Brand NEW European white oak wide plank hardwood floors throughout (no carpet)!! Modern NEW Bath vanity. Central air and heat controlled by owner! BIG bedroom with deep WALK-IN closet. Cityview is located in the lovely Art Museum area with light and...Read More

Philadelphia Prepares for School Opening

August 22nd, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philadelphia Prepares for School Opening

With the first day of school, September 7th, just a couple of weeks away, the Philadelphia school district is working hard to get ready. While parents are poring over school supply lists and letting their kids pick out backpacks, the district is welcoming back teachers to classrooms. They are also welcoming over 500 new teachers to the district. A new school year always marks a fresh start, but this year will mark the beginning of a new chapter for those...Read More

Philadelphia News Briefs: 8/19/16

August 19th, 2016 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philadelphia News Briefs: 8/19/16

1.) It's been a heck of a summer for Philadelphia hospitality. News broke a couple of days ago that the industry had broken the $500 million mark for the summer - a huge number. Contributing to the fantastic summer of hospitality: the Democratic National Convention, numerous conventions, and several large sporting events. The jump is present in hotel revenue and occupancy, increased foot traffic at restaurants, convention halls, and arts/cultural institutions. The DNC was obviously the big event, with the...Read More

Just Sold: 1905 Kater St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

August 18th, 2016 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 1905 Kater St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

  Just Sold: $650,000 Completely renovated, impeccably designed and maintained 3 bed, 3.5 bath on Graduate Hospital's best block with in GREENFIELD SCHOOL CATCHMENT. This move in ready home has it all – finished basement, roofdeck, fabulous master suite, tons of storage space and excellent curb appeal! Open layout first floor featuring spacious living room and dining room, tons of natural sunlight and hardwood floors throughout. Modern kitchen offers tons of cabinets, ceiling fan, breakfast bar, granite countertops, tiled backsplash, stainless steel...Read More