On the market: South Philly gem near Citizens Bank Park for $325,000

“We love sitting outside in the evenings, listening to the Phillies home run bell ding,” the owner said.

On the market: A Chester County house surrounded by countryside

The couple decided to build a house in Glenmoore, Chester County, because of its location. “We are close to all shopping and major highways, yet have the feeling of country,” Paula Cording said.

On the market: A Chester County house surrounded by countryside

The couple decided to build a house in Glenmoore, Chester County, because of its location. “We are close to all shopping and major highways, yet have the feeling of country,” Paula Cording said.

A first look at Germantown High School’s redevelopment, including housing, charter school, coworking space

At a community meeting Monday, the team behind the redevelopment of two former Germantown public schools unveiled a sprawling proposal. Many residents were concerned about the project not having enough affordable housing.

A first look at Germantown High School’s redevelopment, including housing, charter school, coworking space

At a community meeting Monday, the team behind the redevelopment of two former Germantown public schools unveiled a sprawling proposal. Many residents were concerned about the project not having enough affordable housing.

Latest proposal for South Philly Chocolate Factory calls for historic plant’s complete demolition

Developer Ori Feibush, who now plans to build the Washington Avenue apartment building completely anew, has deals with Aldi and CVS to occupy the project's ground-floor retail space.

Latest proposal for South Philly Chocolate Factory calls for historic plant’s complete demolition

Developer Ori Feibush, who now plans to build the Washington Avenue apartment building completely anew, has deals with Aldi and CVS to occupy the project's ground-floor retail space.
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Can Bala Avenue’s boom in Bala Cynwyd spark new life on City Avenue?

Developers say the opening of The Kelly apartments marked the first wave of revitalization for a sleepy area off City Avenue they’ve coined “NoBA.” Residents are less optimistic about the rebirth of City Avenue as a whole.

Philly's parks have come leaps and bounds in the last decade. Their improvements are 'just beginning.'

The assessment, released this month by the Trust for Public Land, found that 95 percent of Philadelphia residents live within a 10-minute walk to a park.

On the market: Chester County farm with lots of privacy for $926,000

The 4,026-square foot home called Wyllpen Farm features five bedrooms, three full baths, upstairs laundry, a detached garage and an in-ground pool and spa.

Historic but now ‘deplorable’ low-income Atlantic City housing to get a facelift

Three historic Atlantic City buildings that have become rundown affordable housing will be totally rehabbed under a purchase agreement by WinnDevelopment, officials announced. They will remain affordable housing.

A Philly artist grew suspicious about a man buying land around his neighborhood. He uncovered a pattern of forged deeds and land theft.

Orin Clybourn has been busy for years acquiring and “flipping” real estate in up-and-coming neighborhoods. His dealings are generating controversy.

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson pushes ban on bay windows, seen as a symbol of gentrification, in his South Philly district

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, who won his primary race this month, introduced a bill May 23 that would ban balconies and bay windows in portions of Point Breeze and Grays Ferry. It would also set restrictions on the features elsewhere in the city.

On the market in Queen Village: Two-bedroom ‘castle’ for $799,900

When she bought her Queen Village home 16 years ago, it was the character that spoke to her. “The beams, the tiles, the curved walls and arched windows,” she said. “The two-story living room with a skylight ceiling — you can see the stars at night.”

Home of the future will withstand whatever wild weather comes

As weather gets wilder and less predictable, firms that design, construct or improve housing with storm safety and resiliency in mind are increasingly in demand.

Steps from Philly’s former heroin encampment, affordable housing for seniors will soon rise

The senior housing development, called Casa Indiana, will provide 50 affordable housing units to residents who are 62 or older. The project is in Fairhill, where nearly 60 percent of residents live in poverty.

On the market: Wallingford home with Frank Furness library for $599,000

The home, called Lindenshade, was dated and needed work when the owners saw it in 2007, but "nothing could compare."

A student housing project went bust at Kutztown. It’s a familiar scene nationwide as college enrollment continues to drop.

Plummeting college enrollment is dividing the country’s university enclaves into a new category of real estate haves and have-nots, as investment flees private housing projects aimed at students in small towns with less-selective schools.

The right listing price can be the difference between a quick home sale and a long slog

Knowing from the beginning where to set the price can be the difference between a quick and lucrative sale or a slow and unprofitable transaction.

Philly expands down-payment assistance program that will give $10,000 to first-time home buyers

The program, called Philly First Home, will provide first-time home buyers who have lived in the city for at least three years up to $10,000, or up to 6 percent of the purchase price, whichever is less.

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