500K Friday

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What $500K Will Buy You in Point Breeze

Point Breeze has served for some time now as the poster child for gentrification in Philadelphia, with all the accompanying sturm und drang over the issue. But […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Northern Liberties

For about 20 of the nearly 35 years I’ve lived here, people were touting Northern Liberties as Philly’s “next hot neighborhood.” And this was back […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Collegeville

Collegeville lives up to its name, which the Pennsylvania Railroad bestowed on what was then the village of Freeland back in 1869, when the Pennsylvania […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in West Chester

Our recent forays into the middle of the market in the Philadelphia region of late have generally found slim pickings around our target price in […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Abington Township

Much as Ardmore is “the Main Street of the Main Line,” Jenkintown is the Main Street of the northern suburbs. Its busy downtown and its Regional […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Buckingham Township

Got $500,000 or so to spend on a house? Want to live close to both Doylestown and New Hope but in neither? You’ll wind up […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Norristown

Generally speaking, say “Norristown” to someone in the ‘burbs and you will most likely get a grimace in response. And that’s when the person’s in […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Society Hill

We’ve been doing this feature for just over a year now, and thanks to the superheated real estate market hereabouts, we’ve noticed that the middle […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Broomall

Broomall, located about halfway between the Main Line and Media, has a sort of white-bread quality about it. People don’t move here in search of […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Exton

Our Chester County Love Tour wraps up today with a stop on the “extended Main Line” — Exton, home of the Main Street that isn’t. Out […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Blue Bell

Many are drawn to the suburbs because they want to live in a spacious home on an equally spacious lot. Most of the homes in […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Lansdale

If saving up for the down payment on a home is proving a daunting task for you, there’s a builder outside Lansdale who has an option […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Bryn Mawr

Want evidence of how hot the area real estate market is these days? Try searching for homes selling near the middle of the market, like […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Manayunk

Those of you who follow the various real estate media in this town should be aware that Manayunk has seen its share of new housing construction […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Doylestown

Bucks County living comes in several flavors: rustic, bucolic, contemporary, Levittown, New Hope and Doylestown, to name a few. Those three communities above stand as […]