October 8, 2010

Move Up in The Philadelphia Real Estate Market

This is a guest letter by Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors Moving Up in a ‘Down’ Market – What You May Not Know About Today’s Philadelphia Real Estate Market – During the Great Depression of the 1930s, while most Pennsylvanians struggled, there were some who also amassed vast fortunes. A wealth of opportunity also exists is today’s real […]
October 6, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate – Go Green at Home to Save

Go Green at Home to Save By Larry Flick, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors Go Green at Home and Reduce Expenses -Going green isn’t just for environmentalists anymore … it’s for all Philadelphia homeowners who want to save thousands when building a new home or updating their current residence, says Larry Flick, CEO, of Prudential Fox & Roach, serving Philadelphia […]
September 15, 2010

Perfect Time to Buy Philadelphia Real Estate

Larry Flick of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors gives NBC10 an interview on the state of the Philadelphia real estate market.  Larry feels that the historically low mortgage interest rates and the leverage that Philadelphia buyers have make this the perfect time to buy a Philadelphia condo or home. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFi3i1EO7nw[/youtube] To search Philadelphia Real Estate listings for condos, homes and […]
August 10, 2010

Kevin Gillen Q2 2010 Commentary

Philadelphia Real Estate – Kevin Gillen Q2 2010 Commentary ECONSULT CORPORATION • 3600 Market St. • Sixth Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19104 • 215.382.1894 (1895/fax) • www.econsult.com Spurred by Tax Credit’s Expiration,   Demand for Philadelphia Homes Surges in Q2   But leading indicators signal a slowdown for the remainder of 2010 August 10, 2010: Following a slower-than-usual winter season […]
June 10, 2010

5 Reasons You Need a Philadelphia Realtor

Forbes real estate adviser Tara Struyk wrote an interesting article titled “Five Reasons Why You Still Need A Real Estate Agent” which can be found here. In the article she concluded that doing the work yourself can save money, but it could end up being more costly than a realtor’s commission in the long run. She reasoned a Realtor was […]
June 9, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate – Center City Tax Assessments May Violate PA Constitution

Philadelphia Real Estate – Center City Tax Assessments May Violate PA Constitution An interesting article regarding tax assessment in Pennsylvania was written by Kim Shindle of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors recently. According to the article Pennsylvania’s antiquated assessment laws may finally be addressed, thanks to a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling from last year. The Supreme Court ruled that the base year system […]
June 9, 2010

$8,000 Tax Credit Effects In Philly and Nationally

Philadelphia Real Estate $8,000 Tax Credit Effects In Philly and Nationally Al Heavens had another piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer that discussed the effects of the expired $8,000 Federal Tax Credit on the Philadelphia real estate market. In the article economists use the image of a “two-hill roller coaster” to describe the effect the tax credit had on the housing market nationally […]
June 9, 2010

$8,000 Federal Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Credit

Philadelphia Real Estate $8,000 Federal Tax Credit Now In Focus According to Alan Heavens of the Philadelphia Inquirer the full effect of the expired $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit is now in focus. Nationally the Federal $8,000 tax credit helped increase pending home sales for the third consecutive month. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors said […]
June 9, 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Economy Grew in Q1 2010

Philadelphia Real Estate Philadelphia’s Economy Grew in Q1 2010 According to an article posted on www.Philly.com by Mike Armstrong the Greater Philadelphia Coincident Indicator, created by Select Greater Philadelphia and IHS Global Insight, had fallen every month for 25 months before increasing in March of this year. This increase is certainly positive because apparently “You can think of a coincident indicator as […]
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