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Just Listed: Ultra-Modern Condo in Bella Vista

French modernist architect Le Corbusier, the man who invented Brutalism, famously once called houses “machines for living.” German automaker BMW has for years called its […]

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On the Market: Contemporary Row House in Francisville

Reader Scott Taxin of Francisville writes, asking about his abode, which he has recently listed for sale: “Was wondering if there was any way my house could be profiled? […]

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On the Market: Spacious, Compact Contemporary in Wash West

Fans of trinities appreciate the efficient way they pack living space onto a tiny lot. Here’s the XXL version of that principle. This handsome refreshed […]

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Just Listed: Modern Rowhouse in Roxborough

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Someone buys a narrow vacant lot on a street in one of those hilly Northwest Philly neighborhoods […]

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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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On the Market: Updated English Country Twin in University City

The Garden Court section of University City is a neighborhood of handsome twin houses developed in the 1920s. It’s remained a desirable place to live […]

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On the Market: High-Tech Modern Townhouse in Northern Liberties

What you see here is a non-standard standard Philly townhouse. “Standard” because it occupies a long and narrow lot, as most Philly row houses do. […]

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A Classy New Kid on the Block in Queen Village for $770K

You’ve read others elsewhere lament about the plague of houses, plain and fancy, with square bay windows going up all over the city. You haven’t […]

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On the Market: Handcrafted “Factory Housing” in Point Breeze for $850K

William Penn envisioned his “greene countrie towne” as a city that “would always be wholesome and never burnt.” This much is for certain about this […]

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5 Great Opportunities in the City for the Would-Be Gardener

The Philadelphia Flower Show’s 190th annual edition is now one for the record books, but we’re sure that some of you out there came away […]

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A Condo of Good Repute in Rittenhouse for $365K

“Do people throw pebbles at your windows?” That was what graphic designer Patty Tawadros’ mother said to her when Patty told her about the history […]

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A Step Up in Point Breeze for $349.5K

Ho-hum. Another day, another renovated Point Breeze rowhouse with exposed brick and metal stair railings. It’s easy to get jaded when so many builders follow […]

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This Broker Will Pay You to Sell Your Home in Chesco

Usually, when someone moves into a new community, the neighbors get together to offer a welcoming gift. The Houwzer real estate brokerage is flipping the […]

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First-Time Find: A Head Start in Germantown for $190K

“Find me a nice cheap home in an up-and-coming neighborhood where I don’t have to get into debt.” A friend of ours made this request […]

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Main Line Monday: Worldly Comfort in Wayne for $925K

From the outside, you’d hardly be able to distinguish this colonial from the many others speckled throughout the Main Line. However, step inside and that […]