Are you looking for advice and guidance on selling a home in the Philadelphia community? Our team of professionals have decades of experience in the Philly area—we know the market and neighborhoods inside out and sideways, too. We have a team of dedicated professionals sharing insights and tips for Philly home sellers, specifically.

What type of information is unique to home sellers in our city? Well, our local market is often different than the national one, and local buyers may have different expectations. Don’t use generic advice to prepare your home for sale, use our extensive resources and large collection of tips for the Philly area to prepare yourself for the process of preparing, evaluating, and selling your house.

We hope you enjoy the advice we offer here! For an analysis of your home’s value, speak with one of our talented real estate agents or directly contact the CenterCityTeam office: 215.440.2093

February 6, 2019
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Renting a Philly Storage Unit: What You Need to Know

If you have no prior experience with renting a storage unit, the initial process can seem overwhelming and confusing to boot. Storage units are a great add-on to any home, giving you room to stash items that you don’t use frequently, but can’t or don’t want to get rid of. This is a tremendous help when you downsize your home, […]
January 24, 2019
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Five Easy Steps to Prep Your Philly Home for Sale

Think that you can just stick a “For Sale” sign in the grass in front of your home and the offers will pour in? You may want to re-evaluate your expectations. It’s easy for sellers, blinded by affection for their home and uneducated as to the realities of the real estate market, to overlook certain critical details that should be […]
November 28, 2018
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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Selling Your Philadelphia Home

If you are selling your home, you likely have done the research on what you should do if you want to sell your home. There is conventional wisdom regarding home sales, and you can fail to follow it at your own peril. There is also a list, almost as long, of things that you shouldn’t do when selling your house. […]
November 26, 2018
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How to Stage Your Philadelphia Home for Sale

It used to be the case that, if your home was in good repair and was priced fairly, you would have little-to-no trouble selling it.  However, the real estate landscape in Philadelphia – as well as in other major metro areas – has changed, and now it is suggested that you have your home staged before putting it up for […]
September 5, 2018
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What are “Average Priced” Homes Like in Downtown Philadelphia?

According to real estate aggregate site Zillow.com, the average listed price for a home in the city of Philadelphia is $220,000. That’s slightly higher than the national median home price of $200,000. But that’s just a number on paper – or, well, on a screen. What is an “average” home in Center City, as opposed to Philly as a whole, […]
August 13, 2018
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Philadelphia Sellers: Take These Hot Tips to Sell Before Labor Day

Historically, summer has always been a good time to sell your home. This is especially true if you are aiming for buyers that have kids, since wanting to move in between school years is a definite thing. But summer selling has its own challenges. Lots of people are vacationing elsewhere or are simply too busy to stop by an open […]
August 8, 2018
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Philadelphia Sellers: The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make

Is your real estate agent complaining behind your back about what a bad client you are? You might be able to make a guess if you read about the worst blunders that Philadelphia sellers make when their home goes on the market. You may be totally clueless about your unintentional sale sabotage, but I bet that your agent knows what’s […]
July 30, 2018
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Creative Real Estate Marketing Ideas for Home Sellers

Selling a home entails so much more than simply listing a home on the MLS with a hope and prayer that buyers will find it. The art of real estate marketing for the Philadelphia market is something great realtors develop a sense for over time. Realtors who succeed do so because they have mastered out-of-the-box, creative ways to market homes […]
July 25, 2018
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How to Select a Realtor: Choosing the Best of the Best

Selling your home is an important time in your life. Your money and future are on the line, and there’s no reason why you should trust these things to someone who isn’t best equipped to handle them. Choosing a realtor is perhaps the most important decision you’ll make when you decide to place your home on the market. Unfortunately, nowadays, […]
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