City of Philadelphia New Homebuyer Assistance Program

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

4 Ways To Set Yourself Up For Success With The Homebuying Process

Most of us can agree that at one point or another, we’ve gone through an experience where we wish we had been armed with more information before making an important purchase or decision. Purchasing a home is one of the larger financial commitments that a person makes during his or her lifetime, and having the … More 4 Ways To Set Yourself Up For Success With The Homebuying Process

6 Questions To Ask Yourself When Deciding Whether To Buy Or Rent A Home

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

5 Reasons Why Your Real Estate Home Purchase Might Fall Through In 2019 (and what you can do to avoid it)

In this new technology-enabled era that we live in, as a home buyer, you might find yourself using a search engine to explore what is available for purchase. It’s likely that you have visited a site like Realtor.com, or Zillow, or have simply googled for properties with the criteria that you are seeking out. Across … More 5 Reasons Why Your Real Estate Home Purchase Might Fall Through In 2019 (and what you can do to avoid it)

Philly’s Controversial 10-Year Tax Abatement

In the year 2000, as a way to encourage new construction and the rehabilitation of distressed homes, the city enacted a tax abatement. This program, which is a repurposing of a local agreement that first took effect in the 70’s, allows homeowners to delay paying property taxes on any new construction or major improvements to … More Philly’s Controversial 10-Year Tax Abatement