August 28, 2017

Just Sold: 1443 E Oxford St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Just Sold: $390,000 Frank L. DeFazio CenterCityTeam Founder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors 530 Walnut Street, Suite 480 Philadelphia, PA 19106 215.521.1623 Direct 610.636.4364 Cellular 888.308.1148 Fax [email protected] PA License # RS299840 Over $80 million and 163 homes sold in 2016! CenterCityTeam Awards 2016, 2015, 2014 “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” – national award by Real […]
August 28, 2017

The Mystery of the Plungers on 22nd Street

If you were on your way to work Thursday morning driving along 22nd Street from South to Spruce, you may have noticed an unusual site. Specifically, you might have noticed plungers along the side of the road. Yes, plungers – an item found most commonly in lavatories – along with fresh chalk markings on the pavement. What does it all […]
August 25, 2017
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NFL Draft Was a Big Win for Philadelphia

It’s safe to say that this year’s NFL Draft was a major coup for its host city, Philadelphia. The figures have been released, and the attendance and money raised were off the charts. The economic impact soared above and beyond projections, generating $94.9 million in economic impact for Philadelphia. As per Penn Live, “The NFL Draft Event Impact Report, commissioned […]
August 24, 2017

Cool Stuff About Philadelphia: The Hemp Edition

Philadelphia has a long and storied history with hemp. Find out some cool facts about that history here, courtesy of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council. First of all, Lancaster  County used to be Hemp Central for the growing United States. Hempfield Township was founded in 1729 and derived its name from the “vast quantities of hemp raised there.” (I’m sure […]
August 23, 2017

Developers Bring Fashion District Philadelphia to Life

Developers have outlined a new vision for a former mall site that lost its luster. What was going to be built up as the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia will now, with a grander vision, be known as Fashion District Philadelphia. This was a decision on the part of  developers PREIT and Macerich in response to the blend of tenants they […]
August 22, 2017

Is Philadelphia’s Soda Tax a Dud?

We’re now in the eighth month since Philadelphia’s soda tax was enacted, and some people – a lot of them, actually – are calling the levy a failed experiment. To put it simply, the tax (which is 1.5 cents per ounce on all sugary beverages, including regular and diet sodas, flavored waters, juices, coffees, teas, etc.) isn’t bringing in as […]
August 21, 2017

Just Sold: 2431 S Chadwick St, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Just Sold: $214,900 Welcome home!! Nestled in desirable Girard Estates, and just minutes away from center city and the sports complexes sits your future home. Before entering this beautifully stuccoed home you have a great view of the cities skyline. Upon entering into your living area that has been lined with a beautiful oak floor, exposed brick, neutral paint and […]
August 21, 2017

Philadelphia Prepares for Solar Eclipse

It’s the talk on everyone’s lips: the solar eclipse that’s happening later today. At 2:44 p.m. Monday will be the peak of the partial solar eclipse for those in the Philadelphia area. Just in case you didn’t know, an eclipse happens when the moon passes directly over the sun between the sun and the earth. This sort of thing doesn’t […]
August 18, 2017

Just Listed: 1441 Brown St Unit #1, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Listed: $365,000 Welcome home to this luxury boutique condominium featuring only 3 units! This 3 bed, 3 bath, 1936 sq. ft, bi-level condo w/ PRIVATE ENTRANCE is located in one of the hottest areas of Philadelphia! First floor boasts a spacious living/dining room with hardwood floors. Meticulous attention to detail is evident in the chef inspired kitchen featuring granite […]
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