Archive for March, 2013

Dollar Dog Night!

Philadelphia homes for sale Our Favorite Night to Go to the Phils Games! There is something about Dollar Dog Night that is just....FUN! If you don't know...now you know.  Certain nights Hatfield host's Dollar Dog Nights.  So get your ice cold beer (because dollar dog means more beer $$), dollar dogs, grab your friends & make a night of it.  For the 2013 Season these are the planned nights for Dollar Dogs: 4/9 4/22 6/17 8/19 9/2 9/16 Get your tickets here! **According to the Phil's website any promo nights are subject to...Continue Reading!

New Pizzeria & Bake Shop Coming to 22nd & Washington!

Philadelphia homes for sale Yup!  You Heard That Right! Adam Ritter, the proprietor of both Sidecar & Kraftwork, is opening Kermit's Bake Shop.   Read more about the new bake shop on our favorite foodie website Foobooz. The general idea is that one side of the shop will have pizzas along with fresh seasonal salads & soups.  The other side of the shop will have fresh baked bread, sticky buns & other delicious treats baked by local pastry chef Chad Durkin. The majority of the business will be...Continue Reading!

How Do I Determine Pricing For My Home?

Philadelphia homes for sale Selling Your Home in Philadelphia & Want to Know How Realtors Determine Pricing?  Read On.... Good listing agents will put together a Comparative Market Analysis otherwise known as a C.M.A. Step 1 They work with you to do some research on your particular home such as number of beds & baths, parking, square footage, how updated the home is...especially kitchen & bathrooms, central air & any additional features such as a finished basement or roof deck. Step 2 Now we go into the MLS &...Continue Reading!

Don’t Forget to Spring Forward!

Philadelphia homes for sale It's our favorite time of year!  No more getting out of bed & leaving work in the dark!  These longer days means the city just comes alive! For us it also means the Spring market is under way!  We got a bit of an early start this year, however, we expect it to get even busier in the coming months!  If you are thinking of buying or selling contact us today!Continue Reading!

Easy Weekend Project to Save You Money

Philadelphia homes for sale Do You Have Any Unused or Barely Used Rooms in Your Home & Are Sick of Heating & Cooling Them? Recently I moved into a home with an older heating system & a few rooms that we barely use.  The less efficient heater along with extra square footage in the home has meant very large bills for heating & cooling.  I have been searching for a fix for awhile now as I still feel the air seep through when I close...Continue Reading!

Apparently, Trees Save Lives

Philadelphia homes for sale Philly Mag States "According to New Research, Having A Tree Near Your House Just Saved Your Life" Now, we are not supposed to believe everything we read, however, this is from a scientific article with controls, statistics, crossing space & time.  Whatever all that means...the basic gist of the article is that trees are good for your health. Amen! We love trees around here.  In the Spring I dream of the cherry blossoms along Kelly, in the Fall I love the yellow leaves...Continue Reading!

Should Homeowners Be Home for Showings?

Philadelphia homes for sale Many Homeowners Ask Us This Exact Question Our answer is no! Why? Buyer's want the opportunity to look at your home objectively.  A good listing agent will have all the features that you feel you should be pointing out spelled out for any potential buyer & a good buyer's agent will be pointing these features out along the way.  A good buyer's agent should have also done an in depth consultation with their buyers before showing any properties so they know what features...Continue Reading!

Our Favorite Photographer in Philadelphia!

Philadelphia homes for sale Jordan Brody & Co. Wants to Give Alyssa Maloof a Big Shout Out! Alyssa was hired by Jordan last summer to take some team shots & individual head shots.  She was highly professional, provided us with a huge range of options & is seemingly tireless even in 90+ degree weather!  She does whatever she can to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera.  Most of us never feel comfortable taking photos & with Alyssa's warm & funny personality we...Continue Reading!

Newly Listed in Manayunk

Philadelphia homes for sale 3885 Manor Street Listed for $210,000! This is one of the best blocks on Manor Street, I should know, I used to live on it!  This home has central air, a cute as well as private backyard area perfect for sitting outside or gardening & has been lovingly maintained over the years. Separate living & dining area with beautiful vintage hardwood floors, original architectural features & newer windows. Warm & sunny dining room just nestled between kitchen & living room. Kitchen has been freshly...Continue Reading!

Rent Vs. Buy

Philadelphia homes for sale This Is One of the Most Important Questions Potential Home Owners Ask & We Want to Help Answer! In the wake of the recession many consumers have (or had...according to some of the latest research) lost confidence in the housing market.  It is very important to do local research on your market as real estate is hyper local (as in neighborhood...not even region).  We find that the national media has been very unkind to real estate.  What we have found locally...Continue Reading!

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