Real Estate

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Say Bye-Bye to the Boner 4Ever Building

If everything falls into place, in a little more than two years, your out-of-town friends might just want to stay in a building best known […]

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The Rise of Dorm Life for Adults

Around the turn of the last century, new arrivals in big cities like Philadelphia found shelter and instant community in rooming houses — places where […]


The Beautiful Weirdness of Philly, One House Picture at a Time

John Ricco describes the scene like he was there. “There was some typically narrow Philadelphia block, where everyone’s just hanging out on the street. It’s […]

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Modular Construction Could Be the Key to More Affordable Housing in Philly

Remember how easy it was to stack those alphabet blocks you had as a kid? That’s the basic concept behind modular housing construction, a form […]

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Living in Phoenixville: A Neighborhood Guide

Like the mythical bird that gives the town its name, Phoenixville has risen from the ashes of deindustrialization. For most of its existence, the borough […]

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Why Affluent Philadelphians Are Choosing to Rent Instead of Buy

The narrative for wealthy Americans has typically gone something like this: Get an apartment when you get your first job; buy your first house — […]

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How to Navigate Philadelphia’s Fast-Moving Real Estate Market

What’s the best way to navigate the region’s fast-moving real estate market? Six pairs of Philly house hunters tell us what they wanted, what they […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How These High-End Buyers Found the Perfect Estate

Who: Chip Brady, 47, partner at a business development firm; Allison Brady, 48, charitable fund-raising professional. Their target: A large estate home suitable for their […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Retired Couple Found Their Ideal Co-op

Who: Donna Cassidy, 61, retired pediatric nurse; Joe Cassidy, 62, retired General Electric executive. Their target: A place in the city where they can stay […]

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Has Philly Real Estate Peaked?

It’s been an interesting year, to say the least, for real estate in Greater Philadelphia. Inventories of houses for sale plummeted to record lows almost […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Millennial Couple Found an Urban Starter Home of Their Own

Who: Christopher Jayne, 29, education project coordinator; Christopher Barr, 28, graphic designer. Their target: An urban starter home of their own. Their budget: Under $300,000. […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Family Found a Roomy Home in the City

Who: Bernard Greene, 42, senior director at Comcast; Rita Johnson-Greene, 42, head of commercial operations for a biomedical firm. Their target: A big colonial closer […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How This Young Family Landed on Their New South Philly Rowhouse

Who: Jonathan Moody, 35, project consultant; Jennifer Moody, 37, information services applications manager. Their target: A house big enough for a growing family in an […]

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House Hunting in Philadelphia: How These Suburban Empty Nesters Downsized in Style

Who: Bill Ware, 60, primary-care physician; Jennifer Ware, 57, social worker. Their target: A smaller, lower-maintenance house now that the kids have established themselves. Their […]

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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 […]