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Fab Listing: Fireplace Design on Catharine Street

Philadelphia homes for sale 314-320 Catharine St Unit Philadelphia, PA 19147 Details: $329,900 1 Bed/1 Bath 12' High Ceilings Sound Proof Dry Wall Custom Built-Ins In the spirit of Winter, we'll be featuring listings with fireplaces for our weekly Fab Listings of February. Winter is the best time to enjoy being home, kick back and get cozy by the fireplace. From simple and sleek to fireplaces that are the centerpiece of the home, Philly's Homes will be feeling the warmth all month long. For our first Fab Listing of February, check out this room dividing...Continue Reading!

Taking on Tile: How to Choose

Philadelphia homes for sale Redesigning your kitchen?  Taking on a DIY project in your bathroom?  Looking for a new home?  If you answered yes and you are looking to incorporate new tile, being familiar with all the patterns and tile options is a must!  Layout, material and color are all essential characteristics that can change the look and feel of the room.   One of our favorite websites, Houzz, has a great article on Tile Layout.  Click below for a breakdown of some of the more...Continue Reading!

Winter Pet Safety

Philadelphia homes for sale After this weekend’s snow storm, we’re all feeling the chill.  With winter boots, hats, gloves and waterproof outwear, staying warm and dry during the winter is generally easy to do.  Our pets however are not so lucky.  Cold weather has just as much of an affect on our pets as us, sometimes even more so as their skin and paws are exposed to the harsh chemicals of salt and bitter cold that we are protected from.  In order to keep...Continue Reading!

Fab Listing: New Year, New Construction on 15th Street

Philadelphia homes for sale 1154 S 15th St Unit #A Philadelphia, PA 19146 Details: $314,900 3 Bed/3 Bath 1,532 sq ft Fireplace Patio 10 Year Tax Abatement The last New Year, New Construction Fab Listing of January is this New Construction Condo in Newbold.  This 3 bed, 3 bath condo is listed at a great price - perfect for first time home buyers or those looking for a more affordable new construction home.  With over 1,500 square feet of living space, don't let "condo" deter you from all this unit has to offer.  We like how...Continue Reading!

S’no Escaping It: Winter is here – How to Prep

Philadelphia homes for sale With Philly’s first snow fall this past weekend, it finally feels like winter.  While the snow barely stuck to the ground, Philadelphia residents are beginning to prep for upcoming snow that may be more severe.  With 20 degree weather days and more snow on the forecast, residents are getting out their shovels and supplies.  With a little help from the Philadelphia Streets Department, we have all your snow concerns covered with tips and tricks for winter 2016. Salt: Salting your driveway and...Continue Reading!

Just Reduced! Home for Rent in Manyunk

Philadelphia homes for sale 4708 Fowler Street Philadelphia, PA 19127 Details: Reduced to $1499! 4 Bed/1 Bath Fenced in Backyard & Patio with Firepit Brand New Countertops! Adorable townhome near Main Street seeking new tenants! This updated and maintained home features 4 bedrooms and is wonderful for roommates or families. The first floor offers an open living/dining floorplan with gorgeous hardwood flooring and lots of light. The huge kitchen has enough space for an island or breakfast bar and is perfect for cooking with friends and family. From the kitchen, exit onto your gorgeous back patio...Continue Reading!

Just Listed Newly Renovated Home in Brewerytown! 1439 N Corlies Street

Philadelphia homes for sale 1439 N Corlies Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 Details: $250,000 3 Bed/1 Bath Front Porch Rear Patio Full Finished Basement Newly renovated home now available in booming Brewerytown!  This three bedroom, 1 bath home features modern finishes throughout, large fiberglass front porch and rear patio.  First floor features an open floor plan design with wide plank espresso solid hardwood flooring that continues through the kitchen and throughout the first and second floors.  Brand new kitchen includes modern Hanssem cabinets with granite countertops and breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and...Continue Reading!

Fab Listing: New Year, New Construction on Buttonwood Street

Philadelphia homes for sale 1229 Buttonwood St Details: $649,000 3 Bed/4.5 Bath New Construction 2,400 sq ft Patio & Roof Deck Garage Located in the up & coming Loft District, this weeks New Year, New Construction Fab Listing is this amazing 3 bedroom new construction home.  What stands out in this home is how the sellers were able to make a bright and spacious home without using white.  The neutral color scheme and dark wood floors provide a warm but airy feel.  We love new construction, but sometimes new homes lack the lived-in,...Continue Reading!

Just Listed New Construction Condos in Brewerytown! 1223 N 28th Street

Philadelphia homes for sale 1223 N 28th Street #1-3 Philadelphia, PA  19121 Details: #1: $275,000 2 Bed/2 Bath #2 & #3: $235,000 1 Bed/1 Bath New Construction Hardwood Floors Shared Roofdeck Welcome to Brewers Row! New construction condos now available in Brewerytown. Just one block from Girard Avenue, these contemporary units will not last long. First floor unit features 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, eatin kitchen with breakfast bar and rear patio. Second and third floor units are 1 bedroom/1 bathroom both with juliet balconies. All condos have hardwood floors and shared access to the roofdeck...Continue Reading!

New Year, New Trends: Design in 2016

Philadelphia homes for sale A new year means new trends in real estate and we’re definitely paying attention. Overall, trends in 2016 are determined to break all the traditional rules of interior design.  Mixing genres, using unconventional pieces & artistic accents are dominating the scene. There is an overwhelming sense of individuality this year.  So mix and match, get creative and make your home yours by putting your own sense of style into every room.  Below are some popular colors, materials, furniture and lighting predicted to take over...Continue Reading!