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

April 30, 2019
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Are These Four Things Keeping Your Home From Selling?

Sometimes it’s abundantly clear why a home would be a tough sell – the roof is damaged, it’s in a bad neighborhood, there is visible water damage, et cetera. The price point could also be wrong, but that’s an easy one to suss out. On occasion, however, the reasons a home sits on the market are far more insidious and […]
April 23, 2019
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Buyers: Avoid These Home Inspection Fails – Part 2/2

Continued from Part One. You’re all up in the inspector’s grill. After reading what I just wrote, know that it is possible to get TOO involved in the inspection. While following at a respectful distance and giving the pro room to do their job is absolutely acceptable, sticking your nose in every crevice and getting in the way is most […]
April 22, 2019
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Home-Selling Etiquette for Dummies

I’ve said it before, but selling a house is as complicated a maneuver as a Viennese waltz or a foxtrot. There’s prescribed etiquette, you have no control over how fast (or slow) the dance takes, and you have to avoid stepping on your partner’s toes. The process can be confusing and frustrating if you don’t know the rules of the […]
March 27, 2019
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Selling Your Home in the Spring: Love It or Hate It?

Conventional wisdom says that spring and summer are the times to sell your home. Clearly a lot of people buy into this wisdom, as a full 40 percent of all home sales take place in May, June, July, and August. In Philadelphia, we’re just now seeing the first signs of the end of winter’s bitter chill, and with Daylight Savings […]
March 12, 2019
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Philly: What You Need to Know About New Windows

If you are considering ways to make your condo or house more attractive, whether for your own sake or to appeal to potential buyers, new windows are a great way to make a huge impact. On one hand, they are expensive – this is not a budget or DIY construction project by any means. On the other hand, the benefits […]
February 28, 2019
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In Case You Were on the Fence… Why You Should Sell Your Home NOW

Most people don’t up and decide to sell their house on a whim. It’s either an expedient process motivated by a job change, or a longer process that includes a lot of thinking, preparing, and prayer. If you have been on the fence about whether to sell – you’ve been mulling it over, you’ve been considering a different neighborhood, your […]
February 28, 2019
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Philly Sellers: Turn Your Flex Room into a Showstopper

Space is, and probably always will be, the biggest selling point that a house has to offer. Extra space is certainly never unwelcome in a home, at least. If you have flex space in your house – a finished basement or attic, a spare bedroom, or spare space in general – you have added value in your home. This space […]
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 […]
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