At the top of 2017, this Philly-born brokerage tackled the next frontier: South Jersey. Taking root in Haddonfield in Camden County, we can see why so many Houwzer customers are falling in love with the East side of the Delaware.
Francisville, Fairmount, Brewerytown, and Strawberry Mansion: 4 Neighborhoods to Know
The neighborhoods north of Spring Garden St hold more than just Center City’s overflow. Situated along the banks of the Schuylkill River, North Philly offers a vibrant art scene, delicious cuisine, and residents as diverse as the houses they live in. These neighborhoods are growing rapidly, with developers investing millions of dollars in renovated homes, cafes, and breweries. Center City and all of its attractions are still within walking distance, though many residents prefer biking or taking public transit. North Philadelphia neighborhoods allow you to escape the bustle of the “city” and still enjoy its charm. Dig into Fairmount, Brewerytown, Strawberry Mansion, and Francisville and you’ll find communities worth investing in – under a more affordable price tag than Center City can offer.
Compare the real estate stats for five desirable places to live in Montgomery County
Montgomery County, or Montco for short, is the county located to the north and northwest of Philadelphia. As the third-most populous county in Pennsylvania and covering 487 sq miles, you have a mix of both densely populated areas and farmland within the borders. So whether you are looking for a rowhouse or to have a healthy distance between you and your neighborhood, Montco has it.
The Bustling City is Calling You – Come to Center City
For those new to Philadelphia, let’s get you started on the right foot. Our downtown area is called Center City. If you want to fit in, replace any mention of “downtown” with “Center City.” Then it will be a little less obvious you aren’t a native. Now that that’s out of the way…
Today’s post was written by Houwzer Real Estate Agent Chad Eason, who lives in Brewerytown with his wife and children.
Brewerytown is getting a lot of love these days.
This past March, Philly Mag described Brewerytown as a place for first time home buyers, saying it is “in the midst of a renaissance, with a slew of rehabbed properties and new building projects drawing interested buyers.” The vibe in Brewerytown even had Philly Mag later referring to it as “the new Fishtown (there, we said it).”
Old City Neighborhood Description
Although Old City is usually associated with tourist attractions, it is much more than a destination location. Not only are you encompassed by elements of history, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Betsy Ross’ House, but it also boasts an incredible art scene, unique owner-operated shops, and plenty of entertainment options such as First Fridays. Buying a home here will allow you to surround yourself with mementos of America, all while living the life of a modern day urbanite.
Want to know where to live in Bucks County? This infographic is for you.
Today’s post is for all the Bucks County fans out there. Located north of Philadelphia county, Bucks county was one of the three original William Penn settlements. It has a population of 625,249, making it the fourth-most populous county in Pennsylvania. After reviewing the real estate numbers for a handful of areas, we have chosen to highlight real estate facts for these 4 boroughs and townships: Doylestown, New Hope, Yardley, and Warminster.
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.
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.
Real Estate is booming in South Philly. Let’s see why.
It’s South Philadelphia’s (South Philly as any local would say) turn in the spotlight on the Real-State blog. South Philly starts at South Street, is bounded by the Delaware River to the east and south, and the Schuylkill River to the west. It has a rich immigrant history, is a foodie’s delight, and in 2015 saw a 12% increase in real estate prices.