Archive for September, 2013

Greensgrow Farms in Kensington is an Urban Gardeners Paradise

Philadelphia homes for sale Greensgrow Farms:  Growers of Flowers, Foods and Neighborhoods What a mission statement.  Greensgrow Farm started in 1997 on the site of an old galvanized steel plant.  Newer residents to Philadelphia often don't realize just how industrial this city was & that much of our vacant land is attributed to the lack of industry.  The whole site Greensgrow occupies was deemed a "brownfield" which meant that it was potentially contaminated with low concentrations of hazardous waste or pollution.  The founder, Mary Seton...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia AVI is Confusing: A Few Programs to Help Homeowners

Philadelphia homes for sale Some In Depth Information from the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors The changes to the tax assessments due to AVI has been the most complicated concept to explain to our clients.  We recently got some good information from our local organization GPAR which we feel is important to disseminate.  You may or may not be eligible.  Most likely as a residential owner you are able to apply for the Homestead Exemption.  In extenuating circumstances there are two other options as long...Continue Reading!

New Construction Listing at 1339 Berks Street in Fishtown

Philadelphia homes for sale Stylish & Modern New Construction Home In Fishtown With All the Bells & Whistles A few weeks ago we warned you this was coming.  It's HERE!  Right down the street from Whipped Bake Shop & located on a fabulous block in Philly (and NYC expat) favorite, Fishtown.  So many restaurants, bars & fun things to do right outside your front door. Listing Details: $429,000 3 Bedrooms 4 Full Bathrooms 1 Powder Room 1 Car Garage Video Surveillance Surround Sound on Main Floor, Master Bedroom & Wired to Roof Deck with...Continue Reading!

Philadelphia’s Latest Accolade from Travel & Leisure Magazine

Philadelphia homes for sale Congratulations to the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation A.K.A. Visit Philly! While flipping through the July 2013 Travel & Leisure issue I took notice of the T & L Smitty Awards (Social Media In Travel & Tourism).  Our local organization, GPTMC, took home Best Twitter Feed.  What Travel & Leisure had to say in the magazine. "Tweet-aways" offer prizes in return for posts about the city, while "love letters" from Philly engage prominent celebs" (T&L July 2013 p. 113) What Travel & Leisure had to say online. "This tourism board made sure...Continue Reading!