If you are someone who keeps up with Real Estate and Housing in Philadelphia, then you may have heard a thing or two about the new program that the city started to help potential homebuyers purchase their first home. Even if this is complete news to you, I’ve created this post to tell you all … More City of Philadelphia New Homebuyer Assistance Program
Most of us are aware that all Real Estate, whether Residential, Commercial or Industrial, have zoning codes and regulations that they must abide by. However, if you are a buyer looking to purchase a Residential Multi-Family property, such as a duplex, triplex or so on, it can be easy to overlook the zoning requirements during … More Making Sure The Property You Purchase Has The Correct Zoning Approval
A point of discussion that i’ve watched come up in conversation a number of times since I started in the Real Estate industry is whether or not rooming houses are legal in Philadelphia. This has always been a peculiar topic in my opinion because having been in this city going on 10 years now, it … More The Truth About Rooming Houses In Philadelphia
And other fees to be aware of as a first-timer saving up for a house As important as it is to have the funds ready to pay for the downpayment on your home purchase, equally as important are the closing costs. When purchasing a home, the closing costs — which are funds charged to the … More The Often Overlooked Closing Costs
Spring is approaching, and as we head into the warmer months, many of us millennials who rent start getting more serious about whether we will be renewing our leases, or beginning down the path of finding a new home. Others who rent may be approaching the end of a semester or chapter, and need to … More 6 Questions To Ask Yourself When Deciding Whether To Buy Or Rent A Home
“Philadelphia is the only major city in the United States without a citywide street-sweeping program.” When I read this bit some time ago, it began to make sense to me why after almost a decade of living here, Philly’s problem with litter is still one of its most devastating issues. Don’t get me wrong, there … More From Filthy to Philly: The City’s Problem With Litter And The Steps It’s Taking To Change It
If you’ve been living in Philadelphia for a long time with a car like I have, then chances are that the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) is a name etched in your mind. Whether i’m downtown, in University City, North or South Philly, i’ve known PPA to have very little sympathy when it comes to issuing … More What Does The Parking Authority Do With All The Money From Your Parking Tickets?