How to Find the Perfect House in Philadelphia
THE LURE: Extensive woodwork; period features like chair rails and moldings. Many have wrap-around porches or are semi-attached twins.
KEEP IN MIND: Jeff Block of the City Block Team/Berkshire Hathaway in Center City advises that omnipresent dark wood can “make the home seem like it has less light.”
WHERE TO LOOK: West Philadelphia, Mount Airy, Haddonfield, Cape May.
EXPECT TO PAY: $300,000 to $750,000-plus.
On the market: A 6BR, 3BA Victorian in Haddonfield, $659,000. Contact: John Kennedy, Coldwell Banker Preferred Haddonfield Office, 856-685-5600, ext. 5627.