March 7, 2012

Philadelphia Phillie Jonathan Papelbon Buys At 1706 Rittenhouse

 Philadelphia Phillie Jonathan Papelbon Buys At 1706 Rittenhouse Shortly after signing a a four-year, $50 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies former Boston Red Sox pitcher Jonathan Papelbon and his wife Ashley purchased a full floor condominium at the ultra luxurious 1706 Rittenhouse Square for $4.65 million.  1706 Rittenhouse Square is the 31-story new construction high rise where each condo […]
March 6, 2012

Philadelphia Real Estate : Home Buying Process

Philadelphia Real Estate : Home Buying Process I am often asked by clients for a brief overview of the process of buying Philadelphia Real Estate so I figured it would be helpful to write a post outlining the steps of the Philadelphia Real Estate home buying process from beginning to end. Step 1: Find A Philadelphia Real Estate Agent – […]
March 6, 2012

Update On Coxe Park In Logan Square

Update On Coxe Park In Logan Square I mentioned last week that members of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, as individuals, have prepared and submitted a proposed nomination of Coxe Park to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.  After looking into the issue further it seems that there is some dispute as to whether or not this status is in […]
March 6, 2012

Philadelphia Mortgage Update: March 5, 2012

Philadelphia Mortgage Update: March 5, 2012 Here’s the weekly mortgage update and rate sheet Jason Griesser: Rates were pushed higher earlier in the week with some testimony from the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke. He made no mention of further easing by the Fed which somewhat surprised the markets – and as we know any time the markets are surprised […]
March 4, 2012

Hunter Pence Buys Penthouse At Murano

Hunter Pence Buys Penthouse At Murano Yesterday I was able to confirm that Hunter Pence, the Philadelphia Phillies right fielder, purchased a penthouse condo at the Murano located at 21st Street and Market Street in Logan Square.  The penthouse has Southern and Western exposures and postcard like views of Philadelphia.  I find it interesting that Pence chose the Murano over […]
March 2, 2012

Seger Park Playground Renovation To Begin

Seger Park Playground Renovation To Begin Friends of Seger Park Playground recently announced that Phase A of their renovation of Seger Park will begin shortly. Here’s some background on Seger Park from the Friends of Seger Park Facebook Page: About: We’re dedicated to the renovation and beautification of the playground at Seger Park, located on Lombard Street in beautiful Washington […]
March 2, 2012

Temple University Mixed Use Project At 18th and Cecil B. Moore

Temple University Mixed Use Project At 18th and Cecil B. Moore Friend of the Center City Team and local developer/real estate agent Todd Joseph is currently working on completing a large scale mixed use project on the corner of 18th Street and Cecil B. Moore Street near Temple University.  Todd is building a total of 8 new construction buildings with […]
March 1, 2012

Warren Buffet Says Buy Philadelphia Real Estate!

Warren Buffet Says Buy Philadelphia Real Estate! Warrent Buffet recently told CNBC that he’d buy “a couple hundred thousand single family homes” if he were in a position to.  Buffet feels that single family homes are an attractive investment in today’s market because if they were purchased at today’s low interest rates and subsequently held for a long period of […]
February 29, 2012

Logan Square Park Nominated For Register of Historic Places

Logan Square Park Nominated For Register of Historic Places Got an interesting email from the Logan Square Neighborhood Association regarding the ongoing efforts to improve and modernize Coxe Park. Members of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, as individuals, have prepared and submitted a proposed nomination of Coxe Park to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. The Philadelphia Historical Commission has […]
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