Archive for May, 2014

Burning Buyer Question: Buy Brand New or Renovate

Philadelphia homes for sale realtor tip: ask yourself the following questions I can't tell you how many times a buyer has asked us which is the better option. Answer: there isn't a superior option. Determining what is right for a client is not only very personal it is highly situational. While there are opportunities to customize new construction there is serious opportunity to put your stamp on a full renovation. Any way you look at it the desire to personalize a home runs strong & we are happy to work with...Continue Reading!

Are You Dreaming of Sitting Pool Side This Summer?

Philadelphia homes for sale these condo buildings in Philly will make your dream a reality With the unofficial start of summer upon us we have a list of condo buildings in Philadelphia with pools. A pool is one of those amenities that one doesn't really think of until the dead of summer hits & it's just plain HOT. Does anyone remember last summer? One of the best parts about having a pool in your condo building is that someone else coordinates & performs the maintenance for you. If you are...Continue Reading!

Brand New Construction in Northern Liberties

Philadelphia homes for sale sleek, chic & super sexy Earlier this week this home was included as one of our pre construction listings.  It's now complete & I have to say it could be my favorite new listing. The unique facade, open floor plan, large windows & clean lines lend a contemporary feel while the finishes add a European flair that feel so fresh. The open floor plan & huge chefs kitchen will make cooking a simple dinner or entertaining a crowd a breeze (get a load of...Continue Reading!

Get The Boho Chic Look

Philadelphia homes for sale infuse your home with effortless style I love the eclectic vibes that a space draped in boho chic style radiates. There is a certain "joie de vivre" that surrounding oneself with beloved objects en masse without regard to traditional design rules implies.  I also love how well the boho chic look meshes with the different styles of real estate found in Philadelphia. Boho chic style allows the raw details of a loft to shine, is the perfect foil for stuffy period details, looks perfectly at home...Continue Reading!

30 New & Pre Construction Listings Across Philly

Philadelphia homes for sale our developers are busy busy busy...take a look where they are building Are you looking for a new construction home in Philadelphia? We have new construction homes being built in Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Olde Kensington, Graduate Hospital, Point Breeze, Pennsport & Manayunk. Prices range from $175,00- $725,000 so we have most price points covered.  Follow this link (pre construction listing map) for exact addresses, delivery dates & minor details. If you have interest in any of the locations send us an email &...Continue Reading!

2 Homes 1 Deed: Ideal Duplex Situation?

Philadelphia homes for sale the ultimate owners unit in graduate hospital This may be the ideal situation for the buyer torn between buying a home & making an investment (you've probably heard multi family in Philly is hot!). The "owners unit" is the whole rowhome & the apartment (another smaller rowhome) is completely separate. Since this apartment has its own Tax ID# & isn't IN the home you have options: rent it out, renovate the unit for market rate rent, make a really big house, turn it into...Continue Reading!

Philly Market Stats: April 2013 Vs. April 2014

Philadelphia homes for sale  philadelphia residential real estate market snapshot We put together residential sales data comparing April 2013 to April 2014 for the neighborhoods we work in most frequently.  If we overlooked your zip code shoot us an email & we’ll put the data together to send to you. Continue Reading!

Instagram Worthy Picnic Sites in Philly

Philadelphia homes for sale a simple seasonal pleasure in philly's prettiest settings Wikipedia defines a picnic as a pleasure excursion in a beautiful outdoor setting. Two of my ongoing intentions are to have more fun (you know you're old when you have to make a point of it) & spend more time outdoors (because nature makes me happy): so guess what I am going to make a point of doing until it's so hot I don't want to be outside? That's right. Harassing my friends & family to...Continue Reading!

Bright & Airy With Garage Parking For Two

Philadelphia homes for sale fancy corner home spotting: rittenhouse square edition Last week we spotted this corner beauty on Gaskill Street in Society Hill. This week we found Gaskill's kindred spirit across town on Naudain in Rittenhouse Square. These homes are in totally different neighborhoods but they share some definitive features that are amongst the most coveted in Philly real estate; like the corner location (yay for extra windows!), a 2 car garage (no fighting for a spot!), new (isn) construction (no wiring from the 20's!) & a quiet block (never underestimate the power of a...Continue Reading!