April 23, 2012

Queen Village Seeking Donations For Mural

Queen Village Seeking Donations For Mural The Queen Village Neighbors Association is seeking donations for a mural project hopefully coming to 770 South 4th Street in Queen Village. A large-scale mural, designed by Queen Village artist Conrad Booker, is proposed for the wall on the Fulton Street side wall of 770 South 4th Street. Conrad is well known for many […]
April 23, 2012

Reverse Mortgages

I got an interesting email from a Philadelphia mortgage broker today that discussed baby boomers retirement and the rising popularity of reverse mortgages. An excerpt of the email is below.  There seems to be a lot of questions about reverse mortgages so I put together this post to answer some frequently asked questions. What to Know About Reverse Mortgages   […]
April 20, 2012

Philadelphia Short Sale FAQ’s

Philadelphia Short Sale FAQ’s Philadelphia Short Sale FAQ’s Almost daily I get an email from a prospective buyer or seller with question about the short sale process.  I decided to compile a list of the most frequently asked questions and answers. What is a short sale? A short sale is the sale of a home that occurs when the proceeds […]
April 19, 2012

Really Cool Art Museum New Construction

Really Cool Art Museum New Construction Check out the new property that just popped up at 2841 Cambridge Street in the Art Museum Area.  One of the best parts of my job is that almost every week I get to see something that looks like this: Turn into something like this: Here’s the interior: And here’s a shot from the […]
April 19, 2012

Manayunk New Construction: Sheldon Hill

Manayunk New Construction: Sheldon Hill Check out the new construction homes going up at 4741 Sheldon Street in Manyunk.  Homes are starting at $350,000 for 4beds/3baths and 2200+ square feet.  Welcome to Sheldon Hill, Manayunk’s newest luxury townhome development. Your new home will feature 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Dine in your gourmet kitchen boasting stone counter tops, custom […]
April 18, 2012

More New Construction In Bella Vista

More New Construction In Bella Vista (UPDATE: Zoning Update re: 1020 Catharine Street.  BVTW has received confirmation that the applicant for this case is requesting a continuance (that is, a postponement) of the ZBA hearing this Wednesday; therefore, neighbor attendance at that hearing is not necessary.  The applicant team will be significantly revising the plans to incorporate some of the […]
April 17, 2012

Green Nine In Northern Liberties

Green Nine In Northern Liberties Coming soon to Northern Liberties at 618 North 3rd Street: Introducing Green-NINE Townhomes! A luxury New Construction TownHomes development in the Heart of Northern Liberties. This unit is a 4 story, 3 bed/3 bath unit. Each home will have Parking and a Private Green Garden!! Other amenities include; hardwood floors throughout, custom kitchens with Granite […]
April 16, 2012

Official Reading Viaduct Renderings

Official Reading Viaduct Renderings The Center City District commissioned renderings for the proposed Reading Viaduct Park phase 1.  Take a look they’re pretty cool.   Looking east from above 13th Street: Here’s an overview of the entire proposal: Here’s a street level view: Pretty amazing.  Reading Viaduct Park would transform the Loft District into a walkable part of Center City and […]
April 15, 2012

Fishtown New Construction At G8

Fishtown New Construction At G8 Just saw an AMAZING new construction home in Fishtown at 2400 Amber Street.  The project is called G8 and the home has 2beds/2.5 baths and is listed just over 300k. Introducing G8 Life in Fishtown! G8 builders are Energy Star and Green Advantage Certified Builders that takes the design element to the next level offering […]
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