Real Estate


Real Estate 2018: What’s Happening in Your Neighborhood?

Where We Got Our Numbers Price and transaction data derived from HomExpert Market Report, a product of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Research […]


Are the Days of Shuffling to a Million House Listings Over?

It’s a pleasant Saturday afternoon in August, and I’m touring a newly rehabbed rowhome in Kingsessing. It’s a fine-looking job; the main floor is the […]


Behind the Boom: The Next Wave of Philly Developers

Rahil Raza, founder and CEO, Raza Properties Backstory: Despite graduating from Temple with a pharmacy degree, Raza, 33, decided to start a development firm in […]


The Stunning New Farmhouse on Historic Ardrossan Estate

Set amid 14 acres of the historic Ardrossan property — former home of Helen Hope Montgomery Scott, the socialite who inspired The Philadelphia Story — […]


Zillow Launches New Site for First-Time Homebuyers

Calling all millennials (and anyone else) on the hunt for that perfect first home: Zillow just launched a new real estate brand to help you on your search. […]


Is “Spring Arts” the Next Midtown Village?

That the viaduct rail park is actually becoming a thing is, well, dumb luck. In 2015, when developers Aaron Cohen and Craig Grossman set their […]


Is Philly Facing a Post-Millennial Rental Crash?

Our apartment-building engine continues to chug along. Signs of activity recently sprouted on two more construction sites: Pearl Properties’ proposed 32-story apartment tower at 1910 […]


I Love My Job: Actor-Composer Turned Realtor James Sugg

Not many actors get rave reviews from the New York Times, and we’re pretty sure there’s only one such actor who now has a career […]


10 Hottest Suburban Philadelphia Towns

West Chester: The Buzzy Borough That Only Gets Better By the Numbers 15% Five-year change in home value in West Chester While planning committees around the […]


I Love My Job: Jacob Cooper

An MSC Retail partner and managing director now, Jacob Cooper got his start in real estate about 10 years ago when he first joined the […]


Council’s Resident Realtor Just Voted Against a Tax Hike on Real Estate Sales

A City Council committee voted 6-2 on Thursday to approve a small increase in the real estate transfer tax, which is levied when houses and other properties […]


Wells Fargo Commits $5M to Home Ownership Program

Wells Fargo has announced it is committing $5 million to a down-payment assistance program designed to boost home ownership in Philadelphia. The program, Philadelphia NeighborhoodLIFT, […]


Philly’s Next Real Estate Boom

There’s been a lot of talk about the fitful post-bubble recovery of the Philadelphia real estate market. It seems that for every two steps we […]


Farmhouse Friday: A Former General Store Just Outside Downingtown

Last week we went on a bit of a historical kick with Farmhouse Friday, highlighting a farm from the early 20th century. We continue that […]


City Fitness Opening New Gym (and Juice Bar!) on Fishtown’s Frankford Avenue

Get this, you guys: City Fitness is setting up shop on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, and they’re building a brand new gym that will have […]