July 2, 2014

Just Listed: 226 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

226 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Just Listed: $859,000 Luxurious 3 bed/3.5 bath plus study/den town home in SOCIETY HILL w/GARAGE, rear yard and roof deck. Enter into ground level foyer with coat closet, powder room, spacious study/den (that could be used as a 4th bedroom) and entrance to rear bricked patio. Entertaining level features open layout with 12′ ceilings, […]
July 2, 2014
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Newly Listed: A True Story of Loftastic Lust

Love at first sight: I’m here to tell you, it’s a thing. Take, for instance, the real-life affaire d’amour of me and 1035 Spruce St. #103. Here I was – and still am; it’s only been 20 minutes – browsing through the latest exclusive listings, when an image of crazy-gorgeous coffered walls and an adorable wood-burning stove caught my eye. […]
July 1, 2014
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The Pictoral Ballad of Summer In Philly

Note: In honor of the first day of July, I opted to take a break from real estate porn and serve you up a bit of epic poetry dedicated to ways one can stay cool in Center City. Enjoy! ‘Twas the middle of summer, and all through the street The swelter of garbage wafted high in the heat. The temps […]
June 30, 2014
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W.T.Philly – Hello, Wallflower!

In a hot real estate market like Center City, a home sitting on the MLS for more than a couple weeks is already well past its initial shine. By the time a month’s rolled by, it’s not unusual to start wondering what’s wrong. A home languishing on the market is like a girl left on the bleachers during a school […]
June 27, 2014
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Friday Open House Roundup: All Along the Waterfront

Summertime’s the perfect time to fall in love with your very own perch on one of Philadelphia’s famous riverfronts! With the Schuylkill to the west and the Delaware to the east, Center City is framed out with water. City parks and walking trails surround the riversides, encouraging locals and visitors alike to cherish a cool breeze and an experience of […]
June 26, 2014
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Thursday Special: A Slightly Spooky Bonus CENTERfold

You guys. YOU GUYS. I am a creature of habit, and I was all geared up to do a Thursday Five today. Honest. It was going to feature homes with fabulous custom closets, if you must know, and I had 75% of the lovely home porn I needed to fill it out. I was browsing the unholy carnival of lies […]
June 25, 2014
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Pictures of Pretty Condos: The Barclay Condominiums

The Barclay Condominiums are more than just a collection of some of Center City’s toniest condos – the historic building that contains them is nothing less than a local landmark. This stately 1920s landmark has towered over Rittenhouse Square for the better part of a century, first as a hotel and then as condos. Between its pervasive Pre-War elegance and […]
June 24, 2014
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The CENTERFOLD: Society Hill Splendor

Rising like a crop of beautiful upstarts amid the stately old rowhomes of Society Hill, the block of modern brick townhouses both fits in splendidly and makes a statement. You can own a piece of this beloved neighborhood’s charm and history if you purchase today’s CENTERfold:  226 Lombard Street. Newly listed as of just this week, I don’t foresee this […]
June 23, 2014

W.T.Philly – The Rental Gritty of Center City

For today’s installment of WTPhilly, we’re taking a detour off the MLS and onto the mean streets of Craigslist. Not only because the entire site is one enormous happy hunting ground of crazy, but also because there are statistically fewer boo-hoo crybabies there. For just this week, we’ll allow everyone to dry their eyes and suck their thumbs as we […]
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