How to Find the Perfect House in Philadelphia

Whether you’re in the market for an urban loft or a sprawling farmhouse, we’ve got the places where you’ll find them, the prices you’ll pay, and the perks (and drawbacks) you’ll want to keep in mind. Happy hunting!

Home_Design_Sidebar_04MID-CENTURY MODERN

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.

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