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Modular Construction Could Be the Key to More Affordable Housing in Philly

Remember how easy it was to stack those alphabet blocks you had as a kid? That’s the basic concept behind modular housing construction, a form […]

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Why Affluent Philadelphians Are Choosing to Rent Instead of Buy

The narrative for wealthy Americans has typically gone something like this: Get an apartment when you get your first job; buy your first house — […]

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How to Navigate Philadelphia’s Fast-Moving Real Estate Market

What’s the best way to navigate the region’s fast-moving real estate market? Six pairs of Philly house hunters tell us what they wanted, what they […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How These High-End Buyers Found the Perfect Estate

Who: Chip Brady, 47, partner at a business development firm; Allison Brady, 48, charitable fund-raising professional. Their target: A large estate home suitable for their […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Retired Couple Found Their Ideal Co-op

Who: Donna Cassidy, 61, retired pediatric nurse; Joe Cassidy, 62, retired General Electric executive. Their target: A place in the city where they can stay […]

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Has Philly Real Estate Peaked?

It’s been an interesting year, to say the least, for real estate in Greater Philadelphia. Inventories of houses for sale plummeted to record lows almost […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Millennial Couple Found an Urban Starter Home of Their Own

Who: Christopher Jayne, 29, education project coordinator; Christopher Barr, 28, graphic designer. Their target: An urban starter home of their own. Their budget: Under $300,000. […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Family Found a Roomy Home in the City

Who: Bernard Greene, 42, senior director at Comcast; Rita Johnson-Greene, 42, head of commercial operations for a biomedical firm. Their target: A big colonial closer […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Young Family Landed on Their New South Philly Rowhouse

Who: Jonathan Moody, 35, project consultant; Jennifer Moody, 37, information services applications manager. Their target: A house big enough for a growing family in an […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How These Suburban Empty Nesters Downsized in Style

Who: Bill Ware, 60, primary-care physician; Jennifer Ware, 57, social worker. Their target: A smaller, lower-maintenance house now that the kids have established themselves. Their […]

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Uber for House Hunting and Other Start-ups Changing the Philly Real Estate Game

When real estate investors Steve D’Agostino and Josh Evans lost out on a South Jersey property because they couldn’t get an agent to show up […]

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The Top Real Estate Stories of 2018

What developments in real estate and development were the biggest ones this year? Here are my picks for the top real estate stories of 2018: […]

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How Ardmore Got Its Mojo Back

A lively town center Ardmore had the first walkable downtown in the Philly suburbs; a tavern/hotel served as a community hub in 1796, and the […]

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Will High-Rise Independent Living Communities be the Next Big Thing in Philly?

As well-heeled, urbanite Philadelphians age, it’s clear that not all of them are going to want to take up residence in artificial villages built around […]

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Why Young Homebuyers Should Consider Collingswood

Shaking things up “People want to live in Collingswood. We have a whole new generation moving here,” says Main Street Realty’s Pam Ciervo. The firm […]