Philadelphia Real Estate Blog

Just Listed: 2223 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19145

June 23rd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed: 2223 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Just Listed: $220,000 Very well maintained 3 bedroom 1 bath home on a great block in South Philly! This home features open living and dining room, hardwood floors on the first floor, ceiling fans throughout, large kitchen with tons of cabinets, finished basement and patio. Spacious bedrooms with full sized closets. Close to public transportation, 95 and 76, shopping, entertainment and tons more. Make your appointment today! Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors 530 Walnut Street, Suite 480 Philadelphia,...Read More

Just Listed: 2601 Pennsylvania Ave Unit #925, Philadelphia, PA 19130

June 23rd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed: 2601 Pennsylvania Ave Unit #925, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $160,000 Newly renovated one bedroom condo priced to sell. The kitchen has new cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash and stainless appliances. Beautiful dark wood floors in living/dining areas, tile in wet areas and neutral carpet in bedroom. Restaurants, dog parks & playgrounds, running/walking & bike trails along the river, shopping, great brunch spots, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Wawa, cafes, galleries, Phila Museum of Art, Franklin Institute, Museum of Natural Sciences, Kelly Drive + Boathouse Row, BYOBs, Waterworks, theaters and more....Read More

Just Listed For Rent: 1414 S Penn Sq Unit #30H, Philadelphia, PA 19102

June 23rd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Listed For Rent: 1414 S Penn Sq Unit #30H, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Just Listed For Rent: $5,500/month Move into this luxury unit at The Residences At The Ritz Carlton that features 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths open living and dining room with tons of natural light, central air conditioning, custom kitchen with stainless steel appliances, kitchen island and granite countertops. Large bedrooms with tons of closet space. Washer/dryer in unit. Building amenities include 24 hour doorman, concierge, fitness center with lap pool and yoga studio, gated garden, room service and much more! Very close...Read More

Just Sold: 2027 Ogden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

June 22nd, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 2027 Ogden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just  Sold: $495,000   Phenomenal 3 story brick front home on a quiet street in the Art Museum Area. This spacious and updated home features beautiful hardwood solid oak floors throughout, central air, a large rear yard, and a 3rd floor rear deck. The kitchen is crafted from rich natural wood cabinets, granite counter tops, and top quality appliances. The finished basement offers additional living space and ample storage. The second floor offers two bedrooms, a full hall bath, and separate laundry...Read More

Philadelphia Commits to Fully Renewable Energy by 2035

June 22nd, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philadelphia Commits to Fully Renewable Energy by 2035

Philadelphia has joined over 100 cities across America in making a commitment to renewable energy in the wake of Donald Trump's decision to reject the Paris climate accord. Mayor Jim Kenney has pledged that, by the year 2035, all of Philly's energy will come from renewable sources. Right now, energy used by buildings and industry in Philadelphia accounts for 79 percent of carbon pollution in the city. Mayor Kenney, who has been a vocal critic of Trump, framed the commitment as...Read More

New Bill Bans Conversion Therapy for Philadelphia Minors

June 21st, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on New Bill Bans Conversion Therapy for Philadelphia Minors

A new bill will safeguard the sexuality of LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia by banning "conversion therapy" for those under the age of 18. As reported by the Daily Philadelphian, the Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Health and Human Services passed the bill recently. Once it goes into effect, mental health providers (licensed or otherwise) will be barred from attempting to change the gender identity or sexual orientation of anyone under the age of 18. 1st District Councilman Mark Squilla introduced...Read More

Philly to Offer Lower Water Bills to Low-Income Households

June 20th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Philly to Offer Lower Water Bills to Low-Income Households

In a move that would make it the first city in the country to do so, Philadelphia is planning to roll out a program that will drastically lower water bills for low-income households. The plan is designed not only to give the poor lower utility costs, but also to deal with the city's overwhelming utility delinquency problem. The program, called TAP for Tiered Assistance Program, will go into effect next month. A major selling point is that residents do not need...Read More

Just Reduced For Rent: 4742 Pine St Unit #301, Philadelphia, PA 19143

June 20th, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Reduced For Rent: 4742 Pine St Unit #301, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Just Reduced For Rent: $1450/month Just steps from UPenn and Drexel, this amazing unit HAS A GARAGE PARKING SPOT. This extremely bright and roomy 1 bedroom features custom cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, bamboo floors, marble bath floors and nine foot ceilings. Washer/Dryer in unit, as well as an extra half bath. Bedroom and living room are both large and open. This unit won't last! Available immediately!   Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors 530 Walnut Street,...Read More

Blink Fitness Brings Innovative Gym Model to Philly

June 19th, 2017 Shannon O'Donnell Comments Off on Blink Fitness Brings Innovative Gym Model to Philly

The fitness-minded folks of Philadelphia will soon have a new place to get their workout on. Expanding outside of their native New York for the first time, Blink Fitness is opening locations in both North and South Philly. Blink is an innovative gym with a groundbreaking philosophy: "Mood Above Muscle." It's based on the idea that people workout to feel good just as much as they do to look good. The idea seems to be grounded in fact: according to...Read More

Just Sold: 416 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

June 19th, 2017 Frank L. DeFazio Comments Off on Just Sold: 416 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Just Sold: $860,000 Move right in to this unique combination of traditional and contemporary design. Bright and spacious 18- foot wide, 4-bedroom Washington Square West brick townhouse. Recessed lighting, high ceilings and wood floors throughout. Enter this impeccable home through the brand new front door into the spacious tiled foyer (with a coat closet fitted by California Closets) to a black and white marble entry divided by side pillars. Two steps down to the open, light-filled separate living and dining room...Read More