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Student Debt and the Housing Market: Not As Badly Paired As You’d Think

This just in from the Department of Misconception Debunking: student loan debt in and of itself does not, we repeat, does not prevent young would-be […]

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Report Says These Are Center City’s Hottest ‘Hoods to Live in

Do you own a home in one of these Philadelphia neighborhoods? Can’t say we’re surprised: the latest HomExpert Report by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach REALTORS has named the following […]

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Philly’s Average House Values Grew Like an 11-Year-Old Boy’s Mustache Last Quarter

Much like when your 11-year-old brother showed you that minute we-can-sort-of-see-it “growth” of hair on his upper lip that he dubbed a mustache, a recent fourth-quarter analysis of […]

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Redfin Predicts Philly’s Housing Market Will Be a “Sleeper” in 2015

Glance at the latest reports on Philly’s housing market and you find a city with an improving economy, slowly burgeoning job opportunities, and a rising number […]

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Morning Headlines: University City Leads the City In New Office Construction

It’s official: University City is in a construction boom and we have the numbers to prove it thanks to the University City District’s annual State […]

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The Decline in Homeownership Is My Fault

Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson breaks down recently released Census stats that reveal that American homeownership is at a 19-year low. He’s a man with […]

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Morning Headlines: Home Sales in Philadelphia Continue to Pick Up

Construction is booming in University City and throughout, so that must mean people are buying, right? Well, according to an economist at the Recorder of Deeds […]

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Morning Headlines: There’s a Construction Boom in University City

No doubt new projects sprouting around the city are contributing to Philadelphia’s growth spurt, but University City in particular has been seeing a substantial rise […]

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Philly Housing is Having a Growth Spurt

In a contributing article to Next City, Emma Jacobs reports that Philadelphia could be in the midst of an unprecedented housing boom. The growth spurt is evident throughout […]

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Zillow: Home Values and Rents Are Up

Zillow’s latest research shows that nationally and locally home values are up, based on an analysis of 515 metropolitan and micropolitan areas, with 35 of […]

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Heat Map: Home Prices in the Last 10 Years

Sorry, your browser doesn’t support iframes. RealtyTrac released this heat map today, and it’s pretty interesting if you can wrap your head around the various […]

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Philly Is in Top 10 Metros Where Home Buyers Pay Cash

According to Redfin, 32 percent of homes purchased in 2014 in the country’s 17 largest cities were paid for with cold, hard cash. Since 2011, cash […]

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Midday Headlines: Real Estate Market Edition

Sometimes you hear millennials are the key to the housing recovery. Other times you hear they’re ruining everything. And that’s not the only conflicting report […]

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Pew: Housing Market Is the Bright Spot in Philly’s Cloudy Skies

A younger, better educated, upwardly mobile horde has descended on Philadelphia, transforming swaths of the city into something barely recognizable to old-timers. This demographic touched […]

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Philadelphia: Second Best Market for Home Buying in U.S.

This is good news! Zillow.com has ranked Philadelphia No. 2 in its list of the 10 best buyers’ markets. What does that mean? From Zillow […]