housing affordability

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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 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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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 […]

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Minority Homeownership Is Higher Than Average in Philly, Study Finds

One of the sources of the persistent wealth gap between minorities and whites in America is the gap in homeownership rates. Homes are the basis […]

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Houses, Condos, Shops Coming to South Kensington Lot

That large vacant lot that at Fifth Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in South Kensington, most recently home to a circus school, is about to […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Logan Square

As we make our way through the city’s hot ‘hoods on our 10 Most Affordable Homes tour, we have come across yet another neighborhood where […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Washington Square West

Talk about efficiency apartments! These 10 condominium units NeighborhoodX dug up when it went looking for cheap homes in Washington Square West easily qualify as […]

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Want Proof That Philadelphia Housing Is Affordable? Read On

One of the aces in the hole Philadelphia officials used in their pitch to land Amazon HQ2 is the low cost of housing here relative […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Society Hill

Low-rise Society Hill passed high-rise Rittenhouse Square and bosky Chestnut Hill to beome the neighborhood with the highest median household income in the city sometime in […]