Dr. Kevin Gillen is one of Greater Philadelphia’s premiere economists; now, we’re excited to say, he has come on board as the Senior Economic Advisor for Houwzer!
Meet our new Chief Technology Officer, Greg Phillips!
Greg Phillips joined the Houwzer team as a real estate startup veteran. He previously co-founded a residential rental property analytics startup and is ready to use his skills to take Houwzer to the next level.
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.
Seasoned real estate entrepreneur joins Houwzer as chairman, lead investor and operating partner.
Houwzer is proud to officially introduce Jay Minkoff to the team. As the first outside investor in Houwzer, Jay has led the way for other investors, including $200,000 from Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
A quick look at what we’ve been up to this past year.
It’s been an incredible year, and from what we can tell, 2017 is going to be even better. When we set out to disrupt real estate, we knew it would be a challenge. What we have found is that the public was ready for us and more than willing to sell their houses without paying a listing commission, all while getting a full-service treatment.
The idea that listing agents “market” your home in the age of internet search is a MYTH. Yup…We said it.
With the advent of the internet, and in particular real estate search engines, most listing agents no longer actively market their listings. The National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) data shows that 98% of consumers in the market to purchase a home begin their search online. The Internet receives about 100 million real estate search impressions per month. And of those, approximately 75 million go to the three dominant real estate search portals: Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com.