July 21, 2011

Pennsylvania Real Estate Closing Costs 9th Most Expensive in U.S.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Closing Costs 9th Most Expensive in U.S. According to a Bankrate.com survey Pennsylvania Real Estate Closing Costs are the 9th most expensive in entire U.S with an average cost of $4,522. Researchers requested a good faith estimate for a $200,000 loan, assuming a 20 percent down payment and good credit.  This chart does not include taxes, other government […]
July 20, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate Listings 6th Most Searched In U.S.

Philadelphia Real Estate Listings 6th Most Searched In U.S. According to a Realtor.com study Philadelphia was the sixth most-searched real estate market in the United States in June.  A list of the top ten most searched real estate markets in the United States is below. The report also evaluated home prices.  In terms of Philadelphia listings, the median listing price […]
July 20, 2011

Hawthorne Neighborhood in Philadelphia to Get New Park in Spring 2012

Hawthorne Neighborhood in Philadelphia to Get New Park in Spring 2012. Hot off the presses at NakedPhilly Hawthorne Park will open in Spring of 2012.  For those of you who aren’t keeping up with the ever changing Center City neighborhood landscape, Hawthorne is a neighborhood in Center City that is located between Broad Street and 11th Street, and extends from South Street […]
July 19, 2011

TREND MLS June 2011 Philadelphia Real Estate Market Statistics

TREND MLS June 2011 Philadelphia Real Estate Market Statistics Overall the Philadelphia real estate market is doing well.  In June 2011 Philadelphia County saw a moderate increase of 14% in Pending Units compared to June 2010.  The Average Settled Price was reported at $173,000.  Philadelphia County settled 4,392 units at an average price of $160,000.  Pending sales activity increased 21.5% in […]
July 19, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate Top 10 Reality TV Shows

Philadelphia Real Estate Blog – Top 10 Reality TV Shows Top Ten Reality TV Real Estate Shows – Philadelphia Lifestyle You have to admit, the home remodeling process makes for excellent television. Luckily, there’s a host of reality shows to capture the good, bad, and yes, the ugly of what goes down behind the scenes. Whether your dream is to […]
July 19, 2011

2010 Census Shows Philadelphia Youth Movement

2010 Census Shows Philadelphia Real Estate Youth Movement The latest census findings have substantiated what those in the Philadelphia real estate community have long known – first time home buyers and young professional are moving into the city en masse. Philly.com recently published an article which detailed how: “An explosion of 20- and 30-somethings is changing the look of Philadelphia – and […]
July 18, 2011

Eshowings Update: June 2011

Eshowings Update: June 2011 Eshowings Update: June 2011 June Home Showings Increase, 83% of Properties Shown Under 500k Below are the June 2011 Center City EShowings Data.  Eshowings is the automated service Philadelphia Realtors use to set up, schedule, and record showings of their listings.  These charts are useful in gauging home buyer demand overall and in specific price ranges.  It’s interesting […]
July 17, 2011

Luxury Philadelphia Real Estate Selling Faster

Luxury Philadelphia Real Estate Selling Faster Luxury Homes Selling Faster – Selling a Home Luxury homes have been spending about 16 percent less time on market since early March even though inventories have been rising, which is normal during the Spring buying season, according to the latest weekly report from the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Days on market for all […]
July 16, 2011

Jason Griesser of Trident Mortgage offering 4.5% and 0 points on 30 year fixed.

Here’s an email I got from Jason Griesser of Trident Mortgage in Society Hill,  Philadelphia today which included the weekly mortgage interest rate sheet.  Feel free to reach out to Jason if you have any mortgage questions or are interested in obtaining a preapproval. We’ve seen ARM rates rise slightly higher in the last few weeks, but fixed rate loans […]
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