August 8, 2017

Thanks to Tax, Philly Soda is More Expensive Than Beer

Ah, the good ol’ Philadelphia soda tax. News stories about it never seem to dry up. The latest is a Tax Foundation report that states the fact that, since the levy on soft drinks (diet or regular), sweet coffees, teas, and even flavored waters went into effect on January 1st, soda is  even more expensive than beer in the City […]
August 8, 2017

Just Sold: 810 N Burns St Unit #2, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $395,000 Welcome home to Burns Estates, a boutique condominium featuring only 2 units! This luxury 3 bed, 3 bath tri-level condo is in one of the hottest area’s of Philadelphia! First floor boasts a spacious living with hardwood floors. Second floor features open concept kitchen/dining room. Attention to detail is evident in the chef inspired kitchen featuring quartz […]
August 8, 2017

Just Listed For Rent: 1906 Waverly St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Listed For Rent: $2400/month Very well maintained 2 bed, 2 bath home on a great block in Rittenhouse Square. The living room features built-ins, fireplace, hardwood floors, and lots of natural light. The kitchen features modern appliances, dishwasher, granite countertops, tons of cabinet space. Nice sized patio that is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Spacious bedrooms with lots of […]
August 7, 2017

Philadelphia News Briefs: 08/07/17

1.) The city of Philadelphia is hard at work on its first parking-protected bike lane. According to the local CBS affiliate, “The city is reconfiguring Chestnut Street between 45th and 34th, adding a new bike lane that will be separated from the two remaining traffic lanes. Currently Chestnut has three traffic lanes with parking lanes on either side.” The new  […]
August 4, 2017

Just Sold: 133 W Upsal St, Philadelphia, PA 19119

Just Sold: $370,000 133 W Upsal Street~located in West Mount Airy in the coveted Pelham District. Walk to Septa! This one of a kind Turn-Of-The-Century property boasts a formal living room, formal dining room,ten foot ceilings, central hall with original staircase with carved railings, pocket door entrances to living room and upper level family room,and two fireplaces. This home is […]
August 4, 2017

Just Sold: 4300 Spruce St Unit #A101, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Just Sold: $389,900 Don’t miss this rarely available 2 bed/2 bath condominium at 4300 Spruce! Located in the heart of UNIVERSITY CITY, and in the PENN ALEXANDER CATCHMENT, this is ideal for families planning to send their to PAS, investors looking to tap into the UPENN market, or students/faculty attending the university! TAX ABATEMENT remaining through 2019 on this eight […]
August 4, 2017

Just Listed For Rent: 363 Hermitage St Unit #2ND FL, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Just Listed for Rent: $1200/month Renovated 2 bedroom apartment with PARKING, central air, laundry in unit! Two equal sized bedrooms each with ample closet space! Garbage disposal, dishwasher and washer/dryer! Located directly across the street from Gorgas Park and Roxborough football field and track. Close to shopping, train and Main Street Manayunk. Available 10/1 – Tenant pays first, last and […]
August 4, 2017

Just Sold: 2010 Carpenter St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Sold: $445,000 Beautiful Graduate Hospital gem! Don’t miss out on 2010 Carpenter Street – a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath renovated home mixing old school charm with new school finishes! Very cute and charming two story home with colonial brick facade and original arched doorway. Walk into the vestibule and through the glass door with transom as you enter the […]
August 4, 2017
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Cool Stuff You Didn’t Know About Philadelphia (Part 5)

It’s that time again – even more cool stuff that you might not know about Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. To brush up on previous fact-filled posts, read one, two, three, and four. Today we’re talking about some of Philadelphia’s weirder facts. Who doesn’t love oddball trivia? First of all, let’s talk about the Wing Bowl, a competitive eating […]
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