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September 27, 2016
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Redfin Confirms: Philly Is a Seller’s Market

Real estate site Redfin released its August housing report last week, giving a number of insights into the housing market that come as no surprise to the professionals: they already knew it was a seller’s market. Home prices are high, and inventory is low – low enough that it actually cut into sales, which fell by 4.6 percent within incorporated […]
March 20, 2015

Philly Homes Selling Like Hotcakes

While some residential areas of the United States are continuing to struggle with home sales in the wake of the Great Recession, Philadelphia is seeing quicker sales than any time in the last three years. According to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, who published a year-end report, the housing sector has continued to gain a boost by way of […]
October 16, 2011

Philadelphia Open House Best Practices

Philadelphia Open House Best Practices (UPDATE: A buyer client of mine who we can simply call Large Marge has asked that I disclose that i just put a property under contract that was found as a result of an open house) Open houses continue to be an area of debate in the Philadelphia real estate community. Some real estate agents […]
October 16, 2011

Philadelphia Home Values Are NOT Declining

Philadelphia Home Values Are NOT Declining Location, Location, Location –  Buying Real Estate In Center City Protects Your Investment posted a really cool article today named “Home Price Survey 2011”.  The article includes an in an interactive map that shows the median price values of each Philadelphia neighborhood (by zip code) for the years 2005-2011. Click here to play with […]
August 18, 2011

Philadelphia Home Sellers Forgoing For Sale Signs?

Philadelphia Home Sellers Forgoing For Sale Signs? published an article  that said, real estate agents had noticed a trend of home sellers opting to NOT put a for sale sign in front of their property.  Agents from cities throughout the country are quoted in the article as having seen the same phenomenon.  The reasons home sellers are forgoing for […]
August 12, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate National Housing Market News

Philadelphia Real Estate National Housing Market News With the debt ceiling resolution and the subsequent S&P downgrade there has certainly been no shortage of housing or housing related news this week. Here are some of the major stories: • Foreclosure activity has fallen to its lowest level in over three-and-a-half years, according to RealtyTrac. The July foreclosure market report, released […]
August 11, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate and Beyond

Philadelphia Real Estate and Beyond CalculatedRisk had an interesting article that showed how the housing market is missing the move up buyer – defined in this article as buyers in the $300,000 -$800,000 price range.  Home sales in this price range from June 2010 to June 2011 dripped 25.5% (the most of any price range) largely because the federal  home […]
August 10, 2011

Philadelphia Real Estate July 2011 Eshowings Report

Philadelphia Real Estate July 2011 Eshowings Report Philadelphia real estate showings report for July was just disseminated compliments of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors.  The report shows a monthly total of 2044 showings which represents a decrease of just over 20% from June 2011 and a 3% reduction from July 2010.  The showings were right in line with seasonal expectations.  Showings tail […]
July 17, 2011

Luxury Philadelphia Real Estate Selling Faster

Luxury Philadelphia Real Estate Selling Faster Luxury Homes Selling Faster – Selling a Home Luxury homes have been spending about 16 percent less time on market since early March even though inventories have been rising, which is normal during the Spring buying season, according to the latest weekly report from the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Days on market for all […]