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On the Market: Storybook Cape in Glenside

Something you may not be aware of: The word “fabulous” originally meant “characteristic of fables.” So what you see in the photo above and those […]

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On the Market: Upgraded Upscale Trinity in Rittenhouse Square

Have you been looking for a decent place to live in Rittenhouse Square that can fit both your budget and your life? If one of […]

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On the Market: Local Color in Passyunk Square for $475K

Gray, white, blue-gray, off-white, and even beige remain popular colors for home builders and remodelers everywhere because, while they may not excite anyone, they won’t […]

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On the Market: Two Homes, One Building in G-Ho for $575K and $700K

Have you ever wondered just what factors into a house’s value? Along with amenities, size and condition, one of the elements agents use to determine […]

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Inside Job in Pennsport for $525K

The whole point of mixed-income public housing, or at least one of the big points, is to remove the stigma surrounding low-income housing by making […]

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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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On the Market: Reconstructed in Chestnut Hill for $774K

The Union and the Confederacy had buried the hatchet just two years before this classic Colonial farmhouse was built in what had yet to become […]

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On the Market: High and Wide in Francisville for $500K

Most of the new housing that’s sprouted across Francisville over the past few years has been new-from-the-ground-up construction, some of it innovative, more of it […]

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On the Market: Bold and Beautiful in Fishtown for $560K

What a difference four feet make. The slightly wider lot this four-year-old modern rowhouse sits on allowed its builder to throw in some very nice […]

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On the Market: An Empress in East Falls for $529K

We were tempted to call this beautifully restored and updated home in East Falls “the dowager of Queen Lane.” But we thought better of it […]

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On the Market: Rooms for Everything in Mt. Airy for $430K

You may recall that some months back, my monthly print-edition essay described how a revolt may be brewing against the ubiquitous open-plan main floor. Builders promote such […]

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Explore Inner Space In the Heart of the City for $475K

Attention young couples: we’ve found the perfect condo for you. This one-bedroom unit has plenty of space for a twosome with two bathrooms and two […]

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A Young Victorian in Morton for $340K

“If this home predates 1990, I’ll eat my hat,” I wrote back to the agent who called this Victorian cutie in Morton to my attention. […]

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Baronial Estate in St. Davids for $3.1M

We know there’s a strong strain of Anglophilia that courses through the veins of this region. After all, while Ben Franklin became an ardent advocate for […]

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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 […]