LIBERATING REAL ESTATE KNOWLEDGE

Industry insights for the most savvy home buyers and sellers on the planet.

New Construction Workforce Housing Coming to East Poplar

Now available to purchase through Houwzer

As part of City Council President Darrell Clarke’s and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (“PRA”) initiative to provide workforce housing, BMK Properties is proud to present for sale thirteen (13) NEW CONSTRUCTION SINGLE FAMILY HOMES located at 942, 948, 950, 962, 981, 983, 985, 987, 993, 995, 998, 1010 and 1012 North Marshall Street in Philadelphia’s East Poplar neighborhood. Developers and Managing Partners Lawrence McKnight and Mo Rushdy from BMK Properties, a subsidiary of the River Wards Group, will provide design vision and upscale specifications. BMK Properties has elected Houwzer, Philadelphia-based free seller listing brokerage, to list the homes.
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Montgomery County in Numbers and Graphs

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.

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The Emotional “Side Effects” of Selling Your Home

Emotional side effects of selling your home

Kevin and I created Houwzer with a mission to change real estate brokerage from the ground up, beginning with a 100% focus on customer needs. We understand that a home is most people’s largest asset, and the price received for this asset can have a significant bearing on the future, including the ability to purchase the next dream home.

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Why People Don’t Trust Real Estate Agents

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There is a trust problem in real estate. It’s our mission to fix this phenomenon.

First, let me be clear – I’m not writing this to disparage real estate agents. After all, I am one myself, and I believe most are competent and well meaning. I am, however, here to shine a blazing spotlight on two misaligned and out-of-date business practices under which most traditional agents work and many earn tremendous incomes. Unfortunately, these business practices are so egregious that they largely contribute to massive mistrust of the entire industry.

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A Dive into the neighborhoods of Center City

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…

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These 3 Developments in Brewerytown will change the neighborhood

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).”
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Old City: A Gem of the Past and the Future

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.
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