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New Mixed-Income Apartment Building Subsidizes Itself

Generally speaking, new housing developments for lower-income residents require some sort of subsidy to make the projects work. These subsidies often take the form of […]

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Philly Housing Is Affordable. Just Not for the Typical Philadelphian.

It’s no surprise that it’s more expensive to live in Manhattan than Philadelphia, but somehow home-owning Manhattanites can still save more money than Philadelphians even […]

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5 Affordable Homes in Top School Districts: Tredyffrin-Easttown

There’s a discussion board I hang out on that gets frequent queries from posters looking to move to the Philadelphia area from outside it. Often, […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Pennsport

Besides being home to most of the Mummers clubs, Pennsport is also home to both modest rowhomes and more luxurious new construction. It should come […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Francisville

Some years back, Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation head Penelope Giles was quoted as saying one of the aims her organization had was to put William Penn’s […]

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Survey: Millennials Aching to Buy, Homeowners Reluctant to Sell

Millennial homebuyers think now’s a good time to buy a home. That is, until they actually buy a home. That’s one of the key insights […]

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These Are The 10 Most Expensive Homes in Point Breeze

Before going any further, we feel obligated to offer this note of reassurance: Your new home in Point Breeze won’t be torched. Despite all the […]

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This Is How Much You Need to Make to Buy a Decent Home in Philly Right Now

Both the median price of a home in Greater Philadelphia and the minimum annual salary one needs to pay for it have fallen this past […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Mt. Airy

Mount Airy has a reputation for substantial, lovingly maintained homes and an affluent, highly educated populace with a keen social conscience. But as anyone who […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in East Passyunk

South Philly east of Broad Street is the land of the two-story rowhouse. Sure, you’ll find some streets lined with three-story versions, and add-on third […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Chestnut Hill

When we asked NeighborhoodX to comb the listings to find the most expensive homes in Chestnut Hill week before last, we found several that we […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Fishtown

We’re still chuckling over the tale of the poor young professional whose lament that she couldn’t find anything she could afford in Fishtown formed the […]

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Coming to a Block Near You: Rental Homes for Working Families

In case you haven’t noticed, rental housing has become the place where the action is in the residential real estate industry today. Several factors have […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Spruce Hill

University City has long had a reputation for being, as the onetime motto of the University City District put it, “left of center.” The high […]

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The Top 5 Real Estate Stories of 2017

Like its regional economy, Philadelphia’s real estate market has long had a “Goldilocks” quality about it: neither too hot nor too cold, it chugs along […]