Closed architecture charter school sells east Center City building to Philly private equity firm Lubert-Adler

The sale came about a year after CHAD was shuttered in a deal with the School District of Philadelphia that headed off hearings that could have resulted in the nonrenewal of its charter to operate.

Mortgage rates have dropped to the lowest levels in history, aided by the coronavirus stimulus standoff

The federal government's inability to come to an agreement on a virus relief package has been good for mortgage rates.

Mortgage rates have dropped to the lowest levels in history, aided by the coronavirus stimulus standoff

The federal government's inability to come to an agreement on a virus relief package has been good for mortgage rates.

An abandoned garage is the latest flashpoint over gentrification in West Philly

A developer wants to build 30 apartments in a neighborhood that's largely single-family homes or rowhouses divided into rentals.

An abandoned garage is the latest flashpoint over gentrification in West Philly

A developer wants to build 30 apartments in a neighborhood that's largely single-family homes or rowhouses divided into rentals.

Bank loans to fuel development of two apartment projects near Center City, despite COVID-19 downturn

The loans will fund projects in the city's Fairmount and Brewerytown neighborhoods.

Bank loans to fuel development of two apartment projects near Center City, despite COVID-19 downturn

The loans will fund projects in the city's Fairmount and Brewerytown neighborhoods.
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Mall owner PREIT pares executive salaries and suspends dividend payments in deal with lenders to avoid default

The salary cuts comes after a report that chief executive Joseph C. Coradino had not joined other corporate leaders in taking a reduction to save cash during the coronavirus crisis, while the deal with banks buys time to negotiate a new loan.

On the market: A Roxborough duplex with an apartment for $549,900

The house includes an apartment, but it could be converted to single-family use by simply removing a partial wall.

A house near the water in Avalon with room to entertain family and friends

“We love our outdoor space — our decks, the ability to cook outside, and entertain,” owner Oona McCullough said. “We can watch the sunset and actually watch the sun rise as well because we can see it from each angle.”

A wave of evictions is expected as moratoriums end in many states

Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic

Shut down by the coronavirus, Philadelphia’s convention center prepares to reopen

The convention-industrial complex is desperately looking for ways to reopen big meeting venues.

Civic association head is charged in land theft that rattled South Philly’s Grays Ferry community

Mark Meighan is accused of betraying the trust of his longtime Grays Ferry neighbors in the way he handled seven rowhouse-sized parcels on South Dover Street.

What is the fair housing rule and how will its repeal affect Philly?

President Donald Trump repealed this Obama-era rule. But what did the AFFH do, and what does its repeal mean for places like Philadelphia? Here is a basic overview.

A historically low number of Philadelphia houses are for sale

The number of homes listed for sale in Philadelphia fell in June to the lowest amount in the nearly 20 years that a local multiple listing service has been keeping track, according to Drexel University economist Kevin Gillen.

Buying a home? Here’s what to expect at the closing.

The final step before becoming a homeowner includes lots of documents, signatures and fees.

Undeterred by the pandemic, more people are buying houses sight unseen to get record-low mortgage rates

As of Thursday, the mortgage loan company Freddie Mac said the average rate for a 30-year home loan had fallen to 2.99%.

Developer Bart Blatstein’s plan for Wawa gas station on Delaware River waterfront has been rejected

The decision could spell the end for Blatstein’s yearslong quest to put a Wawa on part of the land he bought between South Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River after a previous owner failed to develop a Foxwoods casino at the site.

Philly chooses developers for big Navy Yard expansion that includes housing

The Navy Yard project, which will develop 109 more acres, is expected to draw $2.6 billion in new private investment.

On the market: A bayfront house on Long Beach Island for $720,000

The two-bedroom, two-bath house has an open floor plan with views from the kitchen, dining room, and living area.

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