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Five Most Expensive Neighborhoods for 2BR Rentals

Kwelia has done it again. After unleashing Philly’s most expensive places to rent in May, the real estate data startup now has a rental-market heatmap that […]

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Feel-Good Headline of the Day, I’d Rather Be in Philadelphia Edition

“New York City Rents Vault Over $3,000 a Month” — The Wall Street Journal

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For Rent: Rarely Seen-in-the-Wild 1BR on Rittenhouse Square

There are a couple of buildings on Rittenhouse Square that, for whatever reason, don’t have the cachet that others do despite the fact that they […]

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Huge, Loft-Style Condo for Rent Now Listed at $1,400 Per Month

Though Trulia lists 1639 Poplar as Fairmount/Art Museum, the intersection of 17th and Poplar is actually in Francisville. That neighborhood doesn’t get a lot of […]

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Luxury Rental Tower at 22nd and Chestnut Is Ready for Occupancy

Though the 34-story tower called (rather sensibly) 2116 Chestnut won’t be done with construction until the end of the summer, studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms on […]

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US Open Last-Minute Rentals: There’s Still Time

So Tiger will not drown in some kind of Biblical flood after all, despite the most sophisticated meteorological forecasts that suggested he might. The game […]

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GradHo Luxury Rental With a View–Now for $500 Less

Generally speaking, the Daly Group deals in home sales, but recently the real estate group acquired what it’s calling a “stunning, luxury rental listing” in […]

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How Much of Your Monthly Income Should Be Spent on Rent?

We’ve all heard the different calculations: You’ll need to spend a third of your salary on rent. Or don’t spend more than half. No, it’s […]

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Philly Officials Will Not Crack Down on Airbnb Rental Hosts

Airbnb.com is a hot, Silicon Valley-based company that’s enjoyed phenomenal growth with a very simple business model: It acts as a market maker for short-term […]

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For Rent: Unique Center City Loft Formerly Occupied By Peacenik Liberal

Here’s an affordable space for those who prize convenience above square footage. This little loft  on 16th Street between Pine and Lombard is just $910 per […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: The Worst NYC Rentals You’ve Ever Seen

There’s a new Tumblr in town and it’s called The Worst Room. The person who runs it, Ryan Nethery, explains it simply: “This is a […]

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To Die For: Luxury Rental With Marble and More Marble on Clinton Street

Clinton Street is the East-of-Broad Delancey–pretty and historic, narrow and shaded by trees. It runs for two blocks between Ninth and 11th, and Spruce and […]

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Trinity Tuesday: One-Bedroom Trinity for Rent in Northern Liberties

This one-bedroom unit, which is called “trinity-style” in the listing, is in Cobble Stone Court, a gated community on the narrow section of North Fourth […]

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For Rent: Fishtown Home With Living Green Roof

This three-bedroom/three-bath Fishtown home for rent–one of two identical homes that comprised the first LEED-certified project in Philly–is 2,683 square feet of quality sustainable living. […]

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Rent vs. Buy: Which Is Cheaper in Philadelphia?

Trulia has a helpful new tool on its website that allows users to enter certain variables in markets across the country and determine which is […]