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The first quarter of 2018 equaled the opening quarter of 2017 showing that there are still buyers eager to purchase their first, or next home! Interest rates are hovering around 4% and while the number of homes sold was ↓ 3%, the median sales price for these homes ↑ 7%.

Data also shows us that there is an overall low number of homes on the market, this tells us that we are still leaning towards a seller's market. This meaning that homes in good repair and priced appropriately are anticipated to sell quickly. Although in the midst of a seller's market, homeowners cannot price their homes too aggressively. We witnessed in December the average number of appointments for a listing before it went pending was 6. Since that time, this has gone up to 10

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  Phillies vs. Mets: You’ve got three chances to watch the Phillies host the New York Mets this weekend so if you love the game, or are just looking for a great opportunity to get out, enjoy the weather & eat your fill of hotdogs & popcorn, Citizen’s Bank is calling your name! Tonight & tomorrow the first pitch is at 7:05 pm, Sunday at 1:35 pm so take your mom out to the ballgame this weekend to celebrate!   Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta: If you live or work by Kelly Drive, you’re most likely already feeling the added traffic of this weekend’s event on the Schuylkill River. This weekend more than 100 universities are competing in the largest regatta in the county & every seat along the river is a great spot to catch some of the races. Pack up some…
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A beautiful, recently renovated home that you need to see! Found in the heart of South Philly's Marconi Park West, this delightful home includes a variety of desirable features throughout, including bamboo hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and large windows for ample natural light.

Step through the front door and discover spacious living room area, just the spot for entertaining guests! Continue past the conveniently located half bath and into the totally updated kitchen, complete with cherry cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and a lovely tiled backsplash.

The kitchen also includes access to a beautiful patio- great for lounging on sunny warm days!

Upstairs reveals three lovely bedrooms and a hall bathroom

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Calling All Foodies!

With only a few days left to take advantage of Manayunk's Restaurant week, it'd be a shame to miss! Through Friday, April 27th diners are welcome to enjoy exclusive 3-course meals ranging between $15-$35! Along with restaurant week, there's been a shift in weather and in turn, more Manayunk establishments are opening their outdoor seating options, windows & doors so that patrons can enjoy more than just the food & drink offerings, but also the weather!

Manayunk in the spring and summer are like no other, if you're thinking of buying and think this area of the city may be for you? Check out these two great listings which are currently on the market within 1-mile of Main Street Manayunk...where everything happens!

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Northeast Philadelphia is a sizable swath of land that runs north of Center City along the Delaware River. Nearby are Bucks and Montgomery Counties. It is a combination of more than twenty neighborhoods, each with unique histories and personalities.

Here are some fun facts about the Northeast you may not know:

 

1. It’s a Microcosm of America’s Melting Pot: The Northeast is a prime example of the United States’ immigrant roots. People have come here from all over the world, each adding the flavor of their homeland’s culture.

In Somerton, for example, a little more than seven percent of residents have Russian roots, and three percent trace their ancestry to Greece. In fact, there are more residents with Russian and Greek ancestry than in

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The Philadelphia residential market remains strong for another quarter.

While interest rates have hovered around 4%, buyers are still eager to buy homes. The first quarter of 2018 has proven to be equal to the first quarter of 2017. Both prices and the number of homes have remained approximately the same between the two quarters.

The number of homes sold in the first quarter of 2018 decreased 3% compared to the first quarter of last year, however, the median sales price for homes sold increased 7%.

With the overall low number of homes available on the market, this tells us that we are still leaning towards a seller's market where homes that are in good repair and priced appropriately are anticipated to sell quickly. Another $574 million in

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There is a patchwork of neighborhoods in Philly’s Northeast, each with their distinct personality. If you are interested in discovering which is the best fit for you and your family, read on to learn more about a few select neighborhood highlights: Bustleton, Somerton, Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.

1. Bustleton

Mostly a residential community, Bustleton is a collage of single-family residential, twin homes, apartment complexes and condos. Shops and restaurants tend to gravitate to the main roads that border and bisect it — Bustleton Avenue, Grant Avenue, Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. Also, with easy commuting via both SEPTA buses and regional rail routes and a quiet, clean environment Bustleton is highly livable.

The kaleidoscope of

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Cherry Blossom Fest: The week-long festival is coming to a close this weekend! Come out this weekend, or if you’re interested in the main day, Sunday, to celebrate with special dinners, tea ceremonies and for those who love sake...a sake garden! Enjoy this beautiful weather and the Japanese culture at Fairmount Park this Sunday!


Philly Celebrates Jazz: It’s Jazz Appreciation Month and Philadelphia knows how to keep the groove going with many different events & performances now through the end of April. Check out CreativePHL.org for more information on what’s happening when in the Philly Jazz scene.    Garces Foundation’s 2018 Benefit at the Loews: The 6th Annual Think Local.Give Local Benefit is happening tonight at the Loews Hotel…
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It’s every Philly sports fans dream weekend - every team in season is home & it’s a jam pack weekend of games & celebration! Congratulations to Villanova Men’s Basketball for securing their 2nd National Championship in 3 years, the parade was held on Thursday and had a great crowd to celebrate our second champions this year (yes, we’re still on cloud 9 about the Eagles).

76ers vs. the Cavaliers: It’s been long awaited...the Cavaliers are back in Philadelphia to take on the 76ers tonight. If you’ve been to a Sixers game, you know you are able to get fairly reasonable tickets leading up to the game, or even day of...not the case tonight. Parking passes alone are running guests about $75 a car (typically $20) and then the game tickets, starting at

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There's no way you can say that Brewerytown is not a transforming neighborhood...which seems to be transforming overnight thanks to developer, Vince Viney the founder of V2 Properties. In 2017 V2 Properties began construction on their latest project in Brewerytown, BreweryWorks, a 15 townhome community located on the 1400 block of N. Myrtlewood Street. These contemporary 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom homes offer many standard upgrades and panoramic city skyline views of Philadelphia; with only 2 left, this has become Brewerytowns hottest blocks!

In all V2 Property homes not only are there standard upgraded features, there are also general specs each home follows including: energy efficient HVAC systems, in-wall surround sound system, hardwired speakers

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