THE LURE: Glass walls, streamlined interior, open floor plan, a singular, unmistakable aesthetic.
KEEP IN MIND: “Some mid-century modern homes in the area have their main entrance in the rear and the main entertaining spaces facing the street,” says Philadelphia-based Berkshire Hathaway realtor Craig Wakefield, who specializes in modern homes.
WHERE TO LOOK: Chestnut Hill and Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Bucks counties.
EXPECT TO PAY: From $350,000 to well over a million, with a majority between $500,000 and $800,000.
On the market: A 4BR, 3.5BA home in mid-century modern style in East Falls, for rent, $6,000 per month. Contact: Craig Wakefield, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach, 267-973-9567.