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A Pioneer’s Spanish Fantasy in Belmont Village for $175K

Before William Levitt, there was John McClatchy. While not as influential as the creator of Levittown, John McClatchy, “builder of homes,” shaped the look of […]

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A Fresh Start in Wayne for $299K

Wayne, the heart of Radnor Township, is one of the Main Line’s two downtowns. Which means that this small wonder of a home lets you […]

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First-Time Find: A Classic in Cheltenham for $265K

When the agent marketing this cutie in Cheltenham sent us the photos for this home, we took one look at the outside and suddenly heard […]

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First-Time Find: A Foothold in Fishtown* for $235K

Need more than two bedrooms? Have less than $300,000 that you can afford to spend on a house? Want to live in Fishtown? Usually, if […]

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First-Time Find: Old-Fashioned Charm in West Grove for $225K

We should perhaps be thankful that no one’s talking about extending Regional Rail service out to southern Chester County, for its arrival would mean the […]

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First-Time Find: Exposed in Fishtown for $280K

The formula is a familiar one, repeated in older homes all over Philadelphia: Take that old main floor, with its separate rooms, archways, and claustrophobic […]

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First-Time Find: A Step Up in Point Breeze for $245K

The two-story rehabbed Philadelphia row home has become almost as much a cliché as the three-story new construction home with the projecting square window bay […]

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First-Time Find: Refreshed in Phoenixville for $235K

Want to walk to Blobfest next year? Want urban vitality with a small-town feel? You can get both by living in the middle of Phoenixville. […]

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First-Time Find: Cozy Cottage in Wallingford for $125K

Generally speaking, if you want to send your kids to school in one of our region’s top-ranked suburban school districts, you’re going to have to […]

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First-Time Find: New Tradition in Whitman for $287.5K

Crown moldings and a contemporary stone fireplace. An honest-to-God vestibule with coat hooks that opens onto an open plan main floor. Traditional wooden stair rails […]

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First-Time Find: Living History in Oxford for $290K

Impeccably maintained, certified historic homes usually come with a price tag. We did a double take when we saw this one’s. You may too, especially […]

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First-Time Find: Something Extra in Levittown for $295K

Levittown may have been mass-produced in the 1950s, but the people who bought those mass-produced homes have exhibited a knack for customizing them over the […]

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First-time Find: A Sleek Space in East Kensington for $289K

Here’s the deal: we’re not always neat and tidy. Kids are messy. Dishes pile up in the sink. Something spills all over the floor. Thankfully, this […]

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First-Time Find: Industrial Chic in Old City for $279.9K

We change our minds all the time; it’s human nature. Sadly, homes don’t come with a 30-day return policy free of charge. Finding a space […]

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First-Time Find: A Brand-New Pad in Francisville for $299K

Situated mere blocks from Center City in the thriving Francisville neighborhood, this condo is substantially below the median neighborhood home value of $379,600, making it […]