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Craigslist Landlord Arrested on Fraud Charges

Harry Moore, the man who allegedly scammed potential renters out of thousands of dollars, has been arrested. Philadelphia Police report that on Wednesday, Moore turned himself […]

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How to Rent Out Your Place During the Pope’s Philadelphia Visit

Papal-seeking pilgrims are soon going to find themselves in a mad scramble for accommodations during the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia (September 21st […]

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2014 Was a Good Year for Philadelphia Apartments

A research report from Delta Associates shows that 2014 was a strong year for the apartment market in Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia Business Journal‘s Natalie […]

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Morning Headlines: Flipping the Conventional Wisdom on Renters

Kellie Patrick Gates parses a hefty city planning commission survey at PlanPhilly this morning. Among the findings that might surprise you if you still subscribe to antiquated notions […]

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Harvard: Some Young Philly Renters Can Actually Afford to Own a Home

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) has taken a big pot and stirred in some Census data, Freddie Mac survey results and National […]

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What do Renters Want? Survey Says: Outdoor Space and Pet Amenities

It might not be surprising that a survey conducted in early spring yielded “outdoor amenities” as the number-one goal for people on the market for […]

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Infographic: When’s the Best Time to Sign a Lease?

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For Rent: Loft-Style Condo Next to Di Bruno Bros.

Just a block from Rittenhouse Square and hidden among a collection of retail and commercial establishments is this bi-level condo rising above one of Philly’s […]

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Morning Headlines: Philadelphia’s Booming Luxury Rental Market

While the for-sale market experiences up and downs in a post-recession world, things are looking pretty good for the luxury rental market in Philadelphia. What […]

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For Rent: Queen Village Apartment Gets Tenants Hitched

There must be something in the air in this modest Queen Village duplex for it to have — within the span of a decade — […]

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Philadelphia Rental Market Poised for Takeoff

The prospects for new multifamily construction in Philly look good in the long run, a panel of insiders say – but there are some matters […]

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Map: Neighborhoods With the Highest Rents

Last months’s national rental rates rose by 3 percent year-over-year — but not in Philadelphia. According to Trulia, the city’s rents actually decreased by .1% percent (hey, […]

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New Apartments With Roof Decks Under Way in Burgeoning Francisville

Two new multifamily townhomes, one of them with corner retail space, are under construction in a section of Francisville that has seen plenty of new […]

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Precious Rental: Historic Home on Ringgold Place

You can barely walk a block on South 19th Street without stumbling over a century-old street or a picturesque lane begging to be Instagrammed (hello, […]

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Would-Be Sellers in Phoenixville Turn to Airbnb

By Virginia C. McGuire Last summer we featured a modern house in the woods near Valley Forge National Historical Park that’s all clean lines and […]