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10 Tips To Minimize Stress When Selling Your Home

10 Tips To Minimize Stress When Selling Your Home

Posted on Aug 06, 2018

Selling your home without a plan will end up costing you emotionally and financially. Here are ten strategies we suggest that will help get you to the closing table with your sanity intact. A home is oftentimes the largest asset you have. You invested a large sum of your hard-earned money into it an...
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What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part III

What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part III

Posted on Jun 22, 2018

This blog is the third in Houwzer Senior Economic Advisor Kevin Gillen's three-part research series examining how successful and beneficial the tax abatement program has been so far. Part one of the series examined the transaction volume after the abatements expired. Part two examined what happened ...
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What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part II

What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part II

Posted on Apr 10, 2018

Houwzer Senior Economic Advisor Kevin Gillen has written the second in a series of analyses examining previously tax-abated properties in Philadelphia.  Part one of the series examined their transactions volume in the post-abatement period.  This second part examines what has happened to their marke...
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Why So Many New Yorkers Are Moving To Philadelphia

Why So Many New Yorkers Are Moving To Philadelphia

Posted on Apr 03, 2018

New York City is great. So what's up with the steady stream of New Yorkers packing up and heading to Philadelphia? What does the City of Brotherly Love have on the Big Apple? It's not just that Philly is underrated (although it is). And sure, the cheesesteaks are good and the Eagles are dominating, ...
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What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part I

What Happens When Philadelphia Tax Abatements Expire? Part I

Posted on Mar 14, 2018

This blog is the first in Houwzer Senior Economic Advisor Kevin Gillen's three-part research series examining how successful and beneficial the tax abatement program has been so far. Part one focuses on the trend and level in sales activity of previously tax-abated properties in their post-abatement...
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Greater Philadelphia Home Prices Dip, But Not For Lack of Demand

Greater Philadelphia Home Prices Dip, But Not For Lack of Demand

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

Regional home prices declined in the 4th quarter, but so did the quality of the inventory. Houwzer Senior Economic Advisor Kevin Gillen just released his latest regional report explaining this phenomenon. The basic economic principle of supply and demand would imply that lower median home prices can...
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Is the Tide Turning for the Red Hot Philadelphia Housing Market?

Is the Tide Turning for the Red Hot Philadelphia Housing Market?

Posted on Jan 23, 2018

The data shows some mixed signals on whether the trend of recent price appreciation in the market will break. Houwzer Senior Economic Advisor Kevin Gillen has just released his latest report detailing the housing market dynamics for the city of Philadelphia in Q4 2017. Home prices in the city fell b...
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