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Incredible location, loads of charm, a huge beautiful yard, and all of the creature comforts plus a great value await you at1238 N Mascher Street. This 4 bedroom home offers some of the original architectural structure on the first floor with an overlay of modern touches. Vestibule entrance, cherry wood hard woods throughout the first floor. Contemporary eat in kitchen with new granite counters and plenty of space for cooking. All appliances included. Formal dining and living area which is very inviting and a powder room tucked discreetly in the corner by the basement stairs. Full unfinished basement with laundry, (0 comments)
Fresh Address: 2308 Mercer Street - 08/27/12 12:26 PM
This is Where It's At: Head on over to 2308 Mercer Street in the amazing neighborhood of Fishtown for this great deal! Priced under $200K, we have a feeling this one won't be available for very long! Close to shopping, a gym, restaurants, and more! Come On In: This beautifully remodeled home with 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath has so much natural light, you won't believe it! There are original hardwood floors throughout and an open first floor layout with two large windows that let in tons of light. Spacious remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, granite counters, dishwasher, microwave and disposal. Kitchen that leads (1 comments)
Meet your neighbor Heather Karlie Vieira. Heather owns a fabulous (and when I say fabulous I really mean fabulous) antiquity/art/lighting/cool furniture and more store on the south side of Frankford Avenue near Girard Avenue. The store is called 20th Century by HKFA located on 1311 Frankford Ave in Fishtown. Choosing Artwork for your home is more than just matching colors to your sofa and decor. Your personal collection can begin to take on a new meaning and beauty when you understand the artist, the story and the subject matter. Heather Karlei Vieira gives us a beautiful narrative of one of the paintings (1 comments)
Stop by our Open House on Sunday, August 26th from 1 – 3PM and see this beautiful move in ready 3 Story, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home in the hot neighborhood of Fishtown. Home is ideally located in walking distance to Kraftwork, Whipped Bake Shop, Johnny Brendas and so many other great Fishtown spots that you will find yourself frequenting when you decide to make this dream home yours! Some of the great features to enjoy in this home include: Hardwood (Bamboo) (1 comments)
New Rules for Short Sales - 08/24/12 10:54 AM
Good news for sellers! Short sales are about to get a little bit easier under new guidelines, effective November 1st. We all know how tough a short sale can be, and how important it is for the seller to work with the right agent who has experience in completing short sales and the resources to get the job done. According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, "One part of the plan is for Fannie and Freddie to place a $6,000 cap on the amount of money holders of second mortgages can receive when the sale is completed, as a way to prevent the mortgage holders (0 comments)
Tip Jar: The Student's Guide to Hot Apartments for Rent in Philly! - 08/23/12 11:34 AM
Don't get stuck with 6 roommates and no closet space...if you haven't found an apartment in Philly yet, get in touch with us! Our rental listings below in Northern Liberties and Old City are located incredibly close to the Market-Frankford Line to take you to Penn, Drexel, Moore, University of the Arts, and the Art Institute of Philadelphia and the Route 15 Trolley to Temple University. Today's tip? Skip the dorms! Find your own study-friendly apartment below, in these amazing neighborhoods full of galleries, boutiques, restaurants...you know, for when you're not studying. 1001 N Marshall Street, Unit 2: 1 Bedroom 2nd Floor Apartment in Northern (1 comments)
Ready to rent? 50 N Front Street, 106 puts you in the heart of Old City for $1,250 a month! This wonderful, affordable 1st floor studio is located in the Historic Old City River Church condos, close to everything for your convenience such as theaters, restaurants, galleries, shopping and more. 5 minutes and you are in Center City. Take the elevator to the 5th floor and enjoy the fabulous common area rooftop deck with panoramic city and river views. The interior of this studio is modern and completely updated with stainless appliances, granite counters, updated lighting, and new hardwood floors. Large windows, (2 comments)
Under $3K: 711 Belgrade Street - 08/21/12 01:33 PM
It's all about the numbers, right? 711 Belgrade Street can be yours 24/7 for only $299, 900. If that sounds attractive, just wait until you go inside... Welcome to a beautiful 3 story, 3 bedroom 2 full bath home in hot Fishtown. This property features hardwood floors (bamboo) throughout, recessed lighting, and a modern open floor plan. The first floor has a spacious living area and dining area. The kitchen in the rear features polished granite counters, custom cabinetry, and new stainless steel. The second floor has a large bedroom with two large closets and a smaller bedroom well suited for an office (0 comments)
Meet your neighbor Heather Karlie Vieira. Heather owns a fabulous (and when I say fabulous I really mean fabulous) antiquity/art/lighting/cool furniture and more store on the south side of Frankford Avenue near Girard Avenue. The store is called 20th Century by HKFA located on 1311 Frankford Ave in Fishtown. Today Heather shows us a piece of Mid-Century Mexican furniture. The table below is like a transformer but a tad more high-brow. It literally converts for several different uses. Let's let Heather explain this one of a kind piece that is available in her Fishtown store. Game on. Or dinner. Or drinks. Adaptation is (0 comments)
We can do another Philadelphia Short Sale victory dance! Our client's condo went to settlement after several months working with Wells Fargo tediously to get the short sale approved. Like any other short sale, we had to send the same information multiple times through the Equator system, almost had a heart attack or two as certain tasks need to be completed within an hour or two or "short sale will be closed" and even had to deal with Wells Fargo sending their money back after settlement because one hand did not talk to the right.
Meet Your Neighbor: The PaperMill & Karyn Vetter - 08/17/12 10:25 AM
If you follow the steel path (aka the El) to Kensington,It is easy to forget or be forgotten.But if you see the Kensington skylineFrom this vantage point,You’ll remember. There is a community of Artists here,And a place to exhibit their ideas;A venue in which they can perform.They have creative spaces,And an environment for inspiration. The PaperMill is located at 2825 Ormes Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134 in Kensington. The PaperMill is a community of artists collaborating under one roof in Kensington with tenants that vary from a wide variety of mediums and talents. Papermill tenants have much to offer and are always looking for new (1 comments)
The show “Visions of Arcadia” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art highlights 3 of the most influential Modern Artists and their process and perceptions of a mystical place called “Arcadia”. Arcadia is an “unspoiled harmonious wilderness” and more than just a place where naked bathers hang out near the woods. The notion of Arcadia is really a reaction to times, perceptions, and forward thinking of of the European culture in the 1900’s. The 1850’s through 1900’s were a time of significant growth in the economy due to advancements in agriculture and technology. I could not help but to compare and contrast what is happening (1 comments)
Now Renting: 1001 N Marshall Street 2 - 08/14/12 05:40 AM
Just $1,250 a month! 1001 N Marshall Street 2 is now for rent! This 2nd Floor Northern Liberties apartment for rent is only a short distance away from major transportation and restaurants. Eat-in Kitchen w/ nook bar includes dishwasher, garbage disposal, and granite counters with a breakfast bar. The unit includes a washer & dryer. Keep cool in the spacious bedrooms with plenty of natural sunlight and central air conditioning. Located just off Girard Avenue, convenient to Center City and Temple University. Walk to shopping and dining at The Piazza or Liberties Walk. For more information, contact the Somers Team. (0 comments)
Meet your neighbor Heather Karlie Vieira. Heather owns a fabulous (and when I say fabulous I really mean fabulous) antiquity/art/lighting/cool furniture and more store on the south side of Frankford Avenue near Girard Avenue. The store is called 20th Century by HKFA located on 1311 Frankford Ave in Fishtown. Take a look at the exterior door on her building! The facade is a work of art. Vieira has great taste and quite a unique collection of affordable antiquities and art. It is quite impressive. She started a successful business called Heather Karlie Fine Art in New York City, and began by (1 comments)
Will the AVI derail the housing market recovery in Philadelphia ? - 08/12/12 06:36 AM
Will the AVI derail the housing market recovery in Philadelphia ? Similar to across the country, the Philadelphia real estate market has already started to rebound, showing many signs of strength. Total housing inventory has decreased from 8,888 units to 7,862 units (from 12.4 months to 10.4 months of supply). From June 2011 to June 2012, total homes sold ticked up to 4,533 from 4,450 with median prices being up 4.8 percent during that same period. In many parts of Philadelphia, the inventory for some neighborhoods is extremely low where many properties sell quickly with multiple offers. In 2012, the homebuilders have been (2 comments)
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, August 12th 12-2 in Art Museum Neighborhood - 08/10/12 11:52 AM
3027 Cambridge Street Offered at $239,900 View photo gallery Stop by our Open House Sunday, August 12th from 12 – 2PM and see this beautiful move in ready 2BR home in the Art Museum section of Philadelphia with close proximity to Brewerytown, Kelly Drive, the Art Museum attractions and is south of Girard Avenue. Some of the great features to enjoy in this home include: Modern lighting Open & contemporary Original refinishing hardwoods Modern kitchen Modern bath Exposed brick Appliances included Nice sized rear yard Located in a neighborhood that has high real estate value Major redevelopment and revitalization in (1 comments)
Pre-Construction Sneak Peek in Northern Liberties! - 08/09/12 02:07 PM
They might as well call it New Construction Liberties, because there's always an exciting new project going on in Northern Liberties. The Latest...6 New Construction 3 story homes are breaking ground at 1018-28 N Leithgow Street. They will include full basements, garage parking, and yards as well as plenty of living space, 3 bedrooms, multiple baths, 10 year tax abatement, and a whole lot more...Conveniently located within walking distance to everything Northern Liberties has to offer. Prices will be affordable and finishes will be top of the line. Some customization will be available for those who get in early. Here's your (0 comments)
Today, we're heading to the Art Museum section of Philadelphia to take a peek at 3027 Cambridge Street. This is Where It's At: This beautiful 2 bedroom property is in an area undergoing major redevelopment and revitalization, on one of the last remaining streets that have not been over-improved in an area that has historically high real estate value. This quiet no-through-way street in the Art Museum section of Philadelphia is close to Brewerytown, Kelly Drive and the Art Museum attractions, positioned South of Girard Avenue. Come On In: This property is all about the charm and unique features! Some of those features (0 comments)
Over the years, we've posted about all of the exciting developments in Fishtown, and this rockin' little neighborhood continues with the action. Here's a look at some of the newer businesses and shops to open (and a few on the way!) in Fishtown, which many are likening to the Meatpacking District of NYC. Except, Philly pride and all, we think it's even cooler. Without further ado, our 14 New Reasons to Live in Fishtown. Got more, or want to expand on one of the reasons? Chime in below! 1) 20th Century by HKFA ,1311 Frankford Ave: Antiquity/art/lighting/cool furniture and more store 2) New (3 comments)
1745 Sepviva Street is where the action is in this Fishtown neighborhood. This 2 Bedroom Home features all new plumbing, electric, roof, high efficiency HVAC and hot water heater with Powervent. Stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors with cherry inlays and contemporary bathroom. Top to bottom, this is basically a brand new house located near Palmer Park and the Frankford Arts Corridor. Come on over here! Make an afternoon of it, because this is an incredible neighborhood to explore. Contact the Somers Team for more information. (0 comments)
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