September 30, 2014
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The CENTERfold: Pie In the Sky (Rittenhouse Square Home)

It’s hard to miss Two Liberty Place. Philadelphia’s tallest skyscraper makes a statement, soaring towards the heavens all clad in mirrored glass. Its stature isn’t the only thing impressive about it, either. Located in Rittenhouse Square, in the heart of Center City, and featuring unrivaled amenities for its residents, this is a residence that redefines luxury. So, basically, it wouldn’t […]
September 29, 2014
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Rent In the Range: $1,250 – $1,500

Today we’re doing another Rent In the Range feature, this time with apartment homes listed between $1,250 – $1,500. I think it’s always fascinating to check out what you can get for your money at different points around Center City. To that end, we’re looking at a studio, a 1-bedroom, a 2-bedroom, and a 3-bedroom. Amenities, location, and square footage […]
September 26, 2014
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Coming Soon: Luxe Fishtown Townhomes on Mascher St.!

Coming in Spring 2015 is the most exciting new construction to hit Fishtown in just about forever! Frank just sent me the specs for a 20-home development that’s breaking ground just before Halloween at 1326-46 Mascher Street… and it’s pretty damn exciting. These townhomes will combine luxury and high quality, not to mention walking-distance proximity to the hottest spots in […]
September 25, 2014
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The Thursday Three: In Praise of the Bay Window

If you’ve ever watched House Hunters or any other of those (hella fake) HGTV home-buyer-reality shows, you know that natural light is one of the most-desired selling points in a home. After all, you can knock down walls to create an open floorplan or slather your ugly kitchen in stainless, granite, and subway tile… but you can’t – to the […]
September 24, 2014
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The CENTERfold: “Fall” In Love on Spruce (Rittenhouse Square Home)

Our first CENTERfold of autumn is a Rittenhouse Square townhome that will take your breath away! I know what you’re thinking: “it’s the Ritt, of course I’m going to be at least moderately impressed.” And, I mean, yeah… that’s true. But this one is – I promise! – something special. If your fantasy home daydreams include images of baronial splendor, […]
September 22, 2014
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Center City Steals: Three Under $300k

I love doing roundups of homes that don’t cost an arm and a leg. While it’s true that Center City homes can be pretty pricey, it’s simply not accurate to say that there aren’t deals to be had. I was browsing homes newly listed this morning, and found a trio of likely nests, all with a great price tag – […]
September 19, 2014
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Weekend Open House Roundup 9/19 – 21: Southeast Center City Homes

This weekend, we’re heading down to southeast Center City (Bella Vista/Hawthorn, Queen Village, the Italian Market) for a look at some beautiful homes! Today’s roundup includes five homes that you’re going to love, and each is holding an open house this weekend. If you are actively shopping for a home, drop your plans and head over! 913 Federal St 3 […]
September 18, 2014
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The Thursday Five: Gorgeous Center City Kitchens Under $600k

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and I’m a believer. From everyday family meals around the dinner table to holiday feasts, some of our best memories happen in the kitchen. Sounds sappy, but it’s completely true! There’s a reason that kitchen renos rank in the top five value-adds for those selling a home – we […]
September 17, 2014
living

Center City Rent In the Range: $1,500 – $1,750/month

Everyone likes getting the most bang for their buck. To that end, I introduce Rent In the Range, a new feature aimed at showing off the range of rental homes one could acquire on a certain budget. Today, for instance, I’m going to show you a studio, a 1-bedroom, a 1-bedroom loft, and a 2-bedroom apartment, all within the price […]
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