Philadelphia Real Estate Blog

Northeast Philadelphia Deli to Close

May 23rd, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Northeast Philadelphia Deli to Close

Jack's Deli, a local staple, will close its doors on June 4th, says its owners. For generations Jacks, which was known for its smoked fish, corned beef, waffles, and ice cream, catered to diners in Northeast Philadelphia. Now, say brothers Alan and Eddie Mutchnick, it is time to move on. The brothers' father, Jack Mutchnick, opened the deli in 1953 in Mount Airy. It moved to its current location at Bustleton Avenue and Tustin Street in the 60s. According to Philly.com,...Read More

Just Listed: 200 Locust St Unit #26A, Philadelphia, PA 19106

May 23rd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed: 200 Locust St Unit #26A, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Just Listed: $440,000 Lovely 2 bedroom, corner unit, in the wildly popular Society Hill Towers. Located on the 26th floor, this sunlight-drenched unit boasts floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides of a massive living room/dining room area which frame the breathtaking views of both the city skyline and the picturesque Society Hills neighborhood below. Moving through the unit, the two spacious bedrooms offer ample closet space, while providing stunning views of their own. Condo fees include exterior maintenance, common area maintenance, 24...Read More

Just Listed: 417 S Croskey St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

May 22nd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed: 417 S Croskey St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Listed: $499,000 417 s. Croskey Street is located on one of the most desirable and exclusive blocks of Fitler Square! South Croskey Street is only one block long between Pine and Lombard, which makes the privacy and location unparalleled. Walk into an ideal first floor layout with a beautiful center staircase. Spacious and separate living room, dining room, and full eat-in kitchen creates several layout possibilities! Large kitchen has granite counter tops, Talavera tile back splash, plenty of storage space...Read More

Philadelphia News Briefs: 5/22/17

May 22nd, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philadelphia News Briefs: 5/22/17

1.) Philadelphia got in touch with its Italian side with weekend with the South 9th Street Italian Market Festival. Because it was all about Italy, you can bet that the food was dynamite. CBS Philly reported that, at the Italian festival, guests could be found roaming around chowing down on "pizza, pasta, sausage and peppers, meatballs and roast pork sandwiches and a whole lot more." There's a lot of tradition behind the Italian festival, and a feeling of soul that...Read More

Just Sold: 1538 S Dorrance St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

May 22nd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 1538 S Dorrance St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Sold: $430,000 This spectacular 4 story home is built with all the modern must haves! Located in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia, this gorgeous new construction is surrounded with new constructions. The exterior of the house compromises of cedar wood, and aluminum panels to give it a modern/contemporary feel. Enter the home to a nice-sized living room with oversized Anderson windows (to give plenty of natural light). Past the living room you have a state-of-the-art chef's kitchen. The...Read More

New Wawa Coming to Center City

May 19th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on New Wawa Coming to Center City

Prepare yourself, Center City... Wawa is continuing its trek towards worldwide (or, at least, citywide) domination, and it's coming to 1199 Ludlow Street. The new convenience store will be located at the East Market mixed-use development, in the second tower. Recently, Wawa and National Real Estate Development announced the ground-floor store will be situated at 12th and Market, and distinguished by a larger-than-life digital hoagie sign. The store will be almost 6,200 square feet. According to Wawa’s CEO and president Chris...Read More

Just Reduced: 916 S 20th St Unit #A, Philadelphia, PA 19146

May 18th, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Reduced: 916 S 20th St Unit #A, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Reduced: $399,900 Full 6-years tax-abatement remaining on this very well-maintained, move-in ready Graduate Hospital home. This bi-level unit features living room, tons of natural light, lots of closest space and hardwood floors. Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, dining area and breakfast bar. The master bedroom, has an on-suite bathroom with oversized bathtub. The master allows you to gain access, to an outdoor oasis, that is perfect for entertaining! The over-sized 2nd bedroom, also has an on-suite bathroom...Read More

Summertime Beer Garden at the Free Library’s Parkway Central Location

May 18th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Summertime Beer Garden at the Free Library’s Parkway Central Location

The Free Library of Philadelphia has announced that it will kick off the summer with some brews amidst the books. The Brews and Views mini-series will kick off tonight at the Library's Parkway Central location and will continue every Thursday evening until June 29th. The event will take place at the Parkway Central's Sky-line Beer Garden, located on the fourth-floor terrace. There, patrons can enjoys views of the city as they sip locally-sourced lagers, wine, and cocktails. There will also...Read More

Larry Krasner: One Step Away From Being Philly’s DA

May 17th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Larry Krasner: One Step Away From Being Philly’s DA

A name has emerged from Philadelphia's cluttered District Attorney race as a genuine front-runner has emerged: Larry Krasner. The Democratic nominee for DA is considered the de facto winner after the primary stage, since Philadelphia swings so far to the left. Still, even if it's all just for show, Krasner must win the office over the lone Republican candidate, Beth Grossman, in the fall. Yesterday's primary saw Krasner emerge amidst a crowded field of Democratic comers, including veteran prosecutors and a...Read More

Philadelphia International Airport Holds Job Fair

May 16th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philadelphia International Airport Holds Job Fair

Philadelphia International Airport is in immediate need of over three hundred good men (and women) to employ across forty businesses, which include airlines, restaurants, car rental companies, retailers and government agencies. The fact that the airport had a lot of job vacancies came up at a recent City Council meeting. It was noticed that Division of Aviation's upcoming budget called for 900 jobs, but only 757 have been filled to date. According to Philly.com, "The city-owned airport urgently needs custodians, and...Read More