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The following Market Snapshot Charts shows the year in review for Rittenhouse Square Real Estate, 19103 If you find yourself sandwiched between Fairmount and Graduate Hospital, or better yet, sandwiched between professionals in suits talking in their blue-tooth ear-pieces, then there's a good ch...
03/02/2010
Philadelphia's favorite real estate brainiac, Dr. Kevin Gillen, from the Wharton School released his analysis for 2009's 3rd quarter, and if I must say so myself, it is looking good! Ok fine, it is less than a 1% gain, but its a GAIN!!! Remember this time last year when it seemed like every bank ...
11/24/2009
First-time home buyers and those who have not owned a home for 3 years are eligible for a tax credit of up to 10% of the purchase price for a primary residence capping at $8,000. The revised program includes existing home owners who have owned a home for at least five years. They can receive tax...
11/10/2009
  20 Things to Know before Moving to Philadelphia 20. We like to keep a "low pro." Philadelphia is sandwiched right between NYC and DC and there are about 100 million people within a day's drive.  The last thing we need is everyone finding out what a great place this is to live, move here, clog u...
10/27/2009
10/10/2009
The new bike lanes in Center City Philadelphia running up Spruce and Pine Street from river to river which literally showed up out of nowhere last month are so amazing for so many reasons... 1. What a green thing to do for Philly Mayor Nutter, especially with the budget crisis, union negotiations...
10/05/2009
White House spokesperson, Robert Gibbs, just confirmed that Obama backs extending the $8K tax credit for 1st time home buyers that is set to expire NEXT month.  Growing bipartisan support in the Senate is starting to grow as well, as evidenced on ABC's "This Week." Many pundits believe that encou...
10/05/2009
 Rittenhouse Square , Fitler Square and Logan Square, 19103  Rittenhouse Square , Fitler Square and Logan Circle, are neighboring downtown neighborhoods located in the heart of Center City. The Rittenhouse Square neighborhood (17th-21st, Lombard-Walnut) has been famous world-wide for decades as t...
09/23/2009
Bella Vista and Queen Village Neighborhood Information Queen Village and Bella Vista, 19147  Queen Village and Bella Vista are both historic neighborhoods.  Queen Village  (Delaware River-6th, South-Washington) named for the Queen of Sweden is considered to be the 1st true neighborhood in Philade...
09/17/2009
Old City and Society Hill are known as the most historic square mile in America. Although these two neighborhoods border each other and are where are founding father lived and worked they are vastly different.  Old City (Front-8th, Walnut-Vine) is a happening hot spot packed with urbanites lookin...
09/17/2009
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