What You Need to Know About River Wards Real Estate

These neighborhoods are proving that it pays to live by the water

Head northeast out of Center City and you will find yourself in the River Wards. The neighborhoods we will be covering today that hug the Delaware River are Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Port Richmond, and Bridesburg. Each bring a unique offering to Philadelphia, as well as diverse real estate.
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Schuylkill Yards – Can Buildings be Bridges?

Schuylkill Yards

Development in Philadelphia is nothing new, but the Schuylkill Yards definitely seek to break the mold

Today’s post comes from Chad Eason, a Real Estate Agent at Houwzer.

At the beginning of March, the Schuylkill Yards Project was announced. This project is a big deal with a big price tag of $3.5 billion. It will take 20 years to develop over 14 acres and will add a new park eight high rises to the skyline for a combined total of 5 million gross square feet of mixed use real estate.
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Invest in Strawberry Mansion? Take a Look

Strawberry Mansion

What’s the Next Market You Should Invest In? Here’s One Possibility.

Today’s post comes from Ashley Santee, a Real Estate Agent at Houwzer.

It’s a sellers market in Philadelphia and if you needed any more affirmation, well,
here it is. Now that your Aunt Marge in Havertown is talking about buying a shell in Grays Ferry, it’s probably safe to say the collar neighborhoods of center city no longer hold the same investment potential they once did. Not for long, at least.

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Chester County – 6 Places Calling Your Name

House in Goshen, Chester County

When you pick your next home, give Chester County a try.

This month we are turning our focus on Chester County. It is one of William Penn’s original three Pennsylvania counties (Chester, Philadelphia, Bucks) created in 1682 and is named for Chester, England. The county originally encompassed Delaware County, but the county broke off after the county seat was relocated from an eastern edge of the county to the more centrally located West Chester. As of 2010, Chester County was ranked as the highest-income county in Pennsylvania and the 24th highest in the nation.
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