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Philly Just Misses the Top 10 for Green Building

How green is Philadelphia? Pretty darn green, according to the researchers at CBRE and Maastricht University who produce the annual Green Building Adoption Index. But […]

Property

Housing in Greater Philadelphia Got A Little More Affordable Last Quarter, Survey Finds

Housing in Philadelphia got a little more affordable in the first quarter of 2017, according to the figures in the latest edition of HSH.com’s quarterly […]

Business

Report: Educational and Medical Jobs Help Stabilize Rents and Retail Market

It’s no secret that Philadelphia is a powerhouse in educational and health services – just a quick glance around our thriving metropolis will make this more […]

Property

Demand for Homes Remains Strong Across Region

Home sales in the 12-county Greater Philadelphia region continued to increase at a steady clip in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest […]

Property

Rent Reports: Garbage In, Garbage Out

According to one of the three monthly rent reports produced by the major apartment-search sites, rents for one-bedroom apartments continued their steady upward climb in […]

Property

Report: Philly Ranks 5th in Percentage of Millennials Living at Home

When you reach a certain age, you move out of mom and dad’s house. That’s how it’s supposed to play out at least, right? Oddly […]

Property

The Condo Fees Are Too Damn High

Death, taxes and homeowners association fees. Two of those three are absolute certainties in life, but owners of condominiums or homes in developments with community […]

Property

Southwark on Reed Sales Pass Halfway Mark

It’s been almost a year and a half since we reported on the demolition of the former site of Mount Sinai Hospital, to make way […]

Property

Got Little Ones? Living in the City Will Save You a Bundle

If you’re in a family way, and you’re looking for a place that can accommodate your new arrival, you might want to read this, for […]

Property

Report: As More City-Dwellers Rent, Philly Remains an Outlier

As of late, renting is totally in – and no, not just for millennials. People of all age groups have hopped on the bandwagon in […]

Property

Homes Get A Little Less Affordable, Both Here and Nationwide

As housing markets nationwide continue their recovery from the 2008 market collapse, it appears that affordability may be one of the things falling by the wayside. […]

Property

Is The Center City Housing Boom Sustainable?

Center City may have just regained momentum as a job generator, thanks largely to adjacent University City, but its housing market has taken off like […]

Property

Philly Home Buyers Break Even Faster Now, Report Says

Generally speaking, buying beats renting in the long run for most people seeking a place to live. And the recent runup in local house values means […]

Property

Rent Report Roundup: Rent Hikes Leveling Off, At Least

The three major apartment search engines all released their monthly rent surveys for February this week, and with one notable exception, they report that rents continued […]

Property

Three Philly Neighborhoods to Watch in 2017

The online brokerage Redfin has released its list of the “Hottest Neighborhoods for 2017,” and while none of the 10 hottest neighborhoods nationwide are in […]