Archive for February, 2013

Don’t Miss Out on the First First Weekend in Old City!

What Do You Mean First Weekend? We mean the expansion of First Friday as you & I know it!  First Friday's have been going strong, even during this past frigid winter.  Anyone who has been to a First Friday night in Old City knows that the galleries are open & admission is free, there are artists selling their wares on the sidewalk & you just may catch an impromptu street performance.  This event has been so popular the gallery owners of...Continue Reading!

New Construction Listing in Francisville!

Philadelphia homes for sale New Construction at 808 N. 15th Street! Brand new and beautifully done!  Stately brick facade, central air, three stories & full finished basement means lots of living space!   Oak hardwood floors, recessed lighting, high ceilings, bright, airy & a touch of modern with custom wrought iron banister. Clean white 42' cabinetry complete with matte nickel hardware, honey hued granite, glass mosaic back splash & stainless steel appliances.  The gorgeous full glass door with sidelight leads to the private patio area perfect for indoor/outdoor living...Continue Reading!

New Construction Listings in Pennsport!

Philadelphia homes for sale You Have to See These Newly Constructed Homes at 1529 & 1531 S. 4th Street! Extraordinary BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION in a phenomenal Pennsport location near Dickinson Square Park.  Brick facade with gorgeous lintels, bay windows & classic front step entryway.  Other interior features include central air, security system, surround sound, full finished basement & plenty of outdoor space. Open floor plan features plenty of space for both living & dining, richly stained hardwood floors, high ceilings, recessed lighting & a modern wrought...Continue Reading!

Cantrell Commons Off to a Running Start!

Philadelphia homes for sale These Homes Will Definitely Be Ready for a Spring Delivery! We are so excited about this development!  Cantrell Commons is affordable new construction with 2 car parking in the Whitman neighborhood of South Philadelphia.  It really doesn't get much better than 2 car parking, does it?  We also love watching the progress & will keep you updated along the way.  They are really cruising along aren't they? Contact us today for more information on this exciting new development!  Continue Reading!

Phillies Phans! Baseball Season is Almost Here!

Philadelphia homes for sale Don't You Just Love Citizen's Bank Park? We do!  We love the open air old school feel.  We love the food there...can anyone say Crab Fries?  We love driving down Broad Street to South Philly.  We also love the atmosphere.  It's amazing what a well thought out & planned ball park can do.  I admit...I don't LOVE sports like most people...I like them, however, I LOVE Citizen's Bank Park & the Phillies. We hope Spring Training is going well & we can't...Continue Reading!

Don’t Miss Out on Philly’s Newest Restaurant Week!

East Passyunk Host's First Restaurant Week! East Passyunk is like the little neighborhood that could.  They almost won Curbed's neighborhood of the year, instead of complaining & infighting about the increased traffic the residents & businesses came up with an innovative parking solution; now they are following in Center City's footsteps & adding a Restaurant Week! Restaurant Week runs from Sunday February 24th to Saturday March 2nd.  Restaurants will feature a lunch, brunch or dinner menu with the pricing being $15, $25...Continue Reading!

Under Contract. Now What?

Philadelphia homes for sale Congratulations! You have successfully navigated your financial qualifications, found the right home & came to terms on an Agreement of Sale.  Now we just wait for settlement, right?  NO!  We covered steps 1-5 in a previous post.  Here are the final steps to get to closing. Step 6 Conduct Inspections and Negotiate for Repairs or Credit if Needed After the agreement is signed we will schedule any necessary inspections.  Once these are completed we will try to negotiate for any needed repairs &/or...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia Flower Show Opens March 2nd!

Philadelphia homes for sale A Taste Of Spring from March 2nd -10th At the Convention Center I, for one, am over winter.  It's been long, it's been really cold & unfortunately it's not over.  I look forward to the Flower Show every year to give me inspiration for the coming season & to forget for a couple of hours just how cold I am.  If you don't know about the Flower Show it is the largest & oldest indoor garden show in the world and...Continue Reading!

New Vetri Pizzeria!

Philadelphia homes for sale Coming this Summer to Logan Square at 20th & Callowhill Tentatively named Pizzeria Vetri, we think this is a brilliant move for him & the location is stellar.  There should be a good mix of residents during the week.   It could get a little touristy on the weekends, however, we think that's a small price to pay. It feels like this area has been under construction for years!  We are finally making some headway & the progress seems to be attracting some...Continue Reading!

More Home Inspection Questions Answered!

Philadelphia homes for sale A Little More In Depth Information About Home Inspections.. Earlier we defined the basics of a home inspection, however, we wanted to go into a little more detail & answer a few of the less common questions we get about the inspection. QUESTION: Who defines the scope of the home inspection? ANSWER: The scope of a home inspection, the services to be performed, and the systems and conditions to be inspected or excluded from inspection may be defined by a contract between the...Continue Reading!