Archive for September, 2013

New Construction Listing at 165 W. Thompson Street in Olde Kensington

Philadelphia homes for sale Large Corner Home To Be Built in One of Philadelphia's Coolest Neighborhoods! This home is located in Olde Kensington but just a block or two away from the Fishtown AND Northern Liberties border giving you so many options for going out.  It is also very convenient to the El so heading into Center City is easy too.  Perfect location! Listing Details: $425,000 3 Story Home 3 Bedrooms 2.5 Bathrooms Roof Deck 10 Year Tax Abatement We just love the modern facade & all the windows that face East which...Continue Reading!

Charming Manayunk Rental Available 11/1

Philadelphia homes for sale 3881 Manor Street in Manayunk Available for 11.1.2013 Move In! Quiet block with friendly neighbors & a fabulous private outdoor space with raised beds perfect for gardening. Listing Details: $1399/Month 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Available 11/1 for a 1 Year Lease Ceiling fans, exposed brick & newly refinished hardwood floors with ribboning around the edges. Large front window & crown molding along with window treatments & a mount for a flat screen. Cute dining room with window to the garden. Completely renovated kitchen with plenty of cabinetry, stainless steel appliances,...Continue Reading!

Open House at 1007 Reese Street on Sunday from 11-1

Philadelphia homes for sale Come See This Sweet Home in Queen Village This Sunday 9.22.2013! Great neighborhood & great value!  Grab brunch & swing by!  We'd love to see you there!  If you can't make the Open House please contact us for a private showing!  You can also use our easy search feature to search for more homes! Listing Details: $329,000 2 bed & 2.5 baths New Construction Tax Abatement Roof Deck     Happy House Hunting & Happy Weekend!Continue Reading!

Dress Up Your Dwelling at Kitchenette & Rowhome in Midtown Village

Philadelphia homes for sale 13th Street is For Eating & 12th Street is for Shopping Philadelphia has some great boutiques.  I ventured out of my neighborhood & did a little shopping at Kitchenette & Rowhome in Midtown Village over the weekend.   What a sweet spot to refresh your own home or to find a unique host/hostess gift (which you'll inevitably need for the upcoming holiday season). Tea towels, fancy tea in a pretty tin & some random kitchen necessities from Kitchenette. In case it wasn't clear...Macaroon...Continue Reading!

Soon to Be Trending in Philadelphia Kitchens?

Philadelphia homes for sale Stainless Steel Has Reigned Supreme But Will White Appliances Be Taking Over? A few high end product lines have come out recently that are putting sleek white appliances at the forefront of kitchen design.  I think these appliances are right in tune with all the Quartz & Carrera counter tops that have been trending.  I love that they can go super modern or traditional depending on what kind of design elements are used.  I can't help but think of my white...Continue Reading!

Free Meter/Kiosk Parking in Philadelphia Wednesday Nights

Philadelphia homes for sale I Forgot About This Little Gem! Wednesday nights the PPA gives us all a break from the incessant/efficient harassment that is Philadelphia parking violations.  After 5 on Wednesday nights you do not need to plug the meter! Happy Hump Day to You! Wednesday night drinking, dining & house hunting just got a wee bit easier!Continue Reading!

Happy Hump Day, Philadelphia! Some Light Reading For You

Philadelphia homes for sale Take A Hump Day Break & Peruse Our Favorites From Around the Web Philadelphia Looks like I'm not the only confused scooter owner in Philadelphia. Free farm to table lunches Wednesday's in Center City.  Caveat...sign up in advance since they are almost booked up already. Thrillist brings you menu items that are NOT ON THE MENU.  Our favorite...the artichoke appetizer at L'angolo in South Philly. Real Estate & Development Famed architect potentially designing the new Comcast tower. Where the 4 wealthiest Philadelphian's set up at least one...Continue Reading!

Thinking of Buying a Home in Philadelphia But Mortgage Rate News Got You Down?

Philadelphia homes for sale We Are Still at Historic Lows...Don't Believe Me...Check the Graph Interest rates are clocking in at about 5% (depends on a lot of factors).  Which seems high compared to the ridiculously low 3%-3.5% we were seeing.  If you look historically, it is still very low. It's still a good time to buy & the fall market is a great time for buyers!  Contact us if you were thinking of purchasing a home.  We can help put you in touch with the right...Continue Reading!

New Construction In Philly’s Hottest Neighborhoods

Philadelphia homes for sale Hot Neighborhoods & Great Style In a Range of Prices New construction is nice & easy.  It's a blank slate to decorate & personalize.  There are usually lots of bells & whistles.  Many come with a 10 year tax abatement.  Contact us for more information or a private tour!  You can also create your own real estate search right here. Fishtown 1339 E. Berks Street - $429,000 1026 Earl Street went under contract pre construction but we have two coming up on Hewson Street! Graduate Hospital 1909 &...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia Restaurant Week Commences

Philadelphia homes for sale Easy Monday Morning Activity - Gather Friends...Make Reservation Technically Restaurant Week started yesterday but I have a feeling most of us were watching the Eagles. Anywho...this year Restaurant Week runs from 9.15-9.20 & from 9.22-9.27.  Some restaurants are taking off Saturday (9.21) so make sure you double check the list if you wanted a Saturday reservation. Our Top Picks Tinto, Alma de Cuba, Davio's, Route 6, Butcher & Singer, Garces Trading Co. (with a new bar!) & Barbuzzo. Tips: Three Course Dinner for $35 & Three Course...Continue Reading!