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Turns Out City Probably Will Make a Profit Off AVI

Profiting off our property tax increases?! Outrageous! Oh wait, that’s what we want. When the Nutter administration decided that his AVI plan would be revenue […]

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Mayor Nutter Defends New AVI Property Assessments

CBS Philly reports: “Some elected officials in Philadelphia say the new citywide property assessments are full of inaccuracies, but today Mayor Nutter strongly defended the […]

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Who Will Claim Daffy’s Old Center City Location?

Our colleagues at PhillyMag’s new Property blog say that bidding on the old Daffy’s location at 17th and Walnut is down to two bidders, both […]

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How Well Do You Know Philly’s Neighborhoods? “Click That Hood” to Find Out

Philly is a city of neighborhoods. You hear that everywhere. Well if that’s true, a true Philadelphian better know where to find each and every […]

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Would You Move Out of Your Philly Apt. if Your Landlord Raised Your Rent by $100/Month?

“No one is going to move for $30 more a month,” a local realtor told the Inquirer today. Raise rent by $100 a month, though? […]

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Guess Whose Property Taxes Are Dropping Under AVI? Mayor Nutter’s

Oh nowwww we understand what this whole AVI thing is all about. Nutter wants his property taxes to go down! By $460-$588!  “I’m a big […]

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Philly’s Cheesecake Factory Monstrosity Officially On Its Way

Center City, you’re one step closer to achieving the sterility plaguing most other metropolitan downtowns. This week, the Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a developer’s […]

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Photos: The Forum Porn Theater Now Demolished

The Forum–the last place to catch a good porn in Center City–is now little more than a crumbling brick shell. Though the demolition is not […]

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Note to Gentrifiers, Rich People, and Pretty Much Everyone: Your Taxes Are Going Up Under AVI

According to City Controller Alan Butkovitz, 343,191 properties will experience tax increases under the city’s proposed Actual Value Initiative (AVI) overhaul, compared to 107,603 which will […]

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Bart Blatstein Sells Control of Piazza, Explains Tax Failure

With his Piazza at Schmidt’s development, developer Bart Blatstein helped set off a wave of gentrification that has remade Northern Liberties and its surrounding neighborhoods. […]

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Is “Stephen Starr” Opening A Mexican Restaurant In Fishtown?

Uh…maybe? Thanks to one of our faithful tipsters, we got a link to this hi-LARIOUS real estate blog post/property listing this morning, which seems to […]

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Former Eagle Jevon Kearse Loses Home to Foreclosure

The South Florida Business Journal reports that former Eagle Jevon Kearse has lost the Florida home he bought after joining the Eagles in 2004: Known […]

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University City Skyscraper to House Penn, Drexel Students

A 33-story, $159 million tower is slated to open in University City in fall of 2014. The dorm (yeah, I guess that’s what it is) […]

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Allen Iverson Is Now Homeless After Bank Takes Back Foreclosed Mansion

Forget about finding this man a team. Find this man a place to live! After his bank bought bank his foreclosed Georgia mansion for $2.5 […]

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Mapping the Homes of Philadelphia’s Rich and Famous

You know those Hollywood tours that bring you outside the homes of stars? Here’s a Philly version, in which nobody drives you around and you’ve […]