9 Houses You Should Buy in Philadelphia

Posted on Apr 13, 2016

A tour of some of Philadelphia’s best listings.

Today’s post is for all those out there needing some inspiration on your next home. It’s for my kindred spirits who sit around on Zillow checking out all the homes on the market. Not because you are looking to move, but just because you genuinely enjoy perusing the market, keeping up with real estate trends, and seeing what’s available in your neighborhood.

Let’s get started.

*Note – if a link doesn’t pull a property, the listing is no longer available.*

My 9 Favorite Homes Right Now

603 Mountain St

Rooms: 2
Baths: 1.5
Sq Ft: 1104
Price: 264,900
Neighborhood: East Passyunk Crossing
Favorite Features: Love the built in wine rack, round space-saving sink in the half bath, and the well designed bathroom.

1825 Carpenter #B

Rooms: 1
Baths: 1
Sq Ft: 782
Price: 279,999
Neighborhood: Graduate Hospital
Favorite Features: Super into the kitchen backsplash, convenient laundry location, and all the closet space.

2701 Pennsylvania Ave # D104

Rooms: 2
Baths: 2
Sq Ft: 1272
Price: 359,000
Neighborhood: Fairmount
Favorite Features: fireplace… I’m going to say that again, fireplace! There is also a garage and it is so close to many of my favorite Philly spots – Art Museum, Boathouse Row, and Fairmount Park.

1253 N Mascher St # A

Rooms: 2
Baths: 3
Sq Ft: 1600
Price: 324,900
Neighborhood: Northern Liberties
Favorite Features: really digging the back yard, kitchen finishes, and it’s vicinity to La Colombe.

1202 N Etting St

Rooms: 3
Baths: 2.5
Sq Ft: 1635
Price: 375,000
Neighborhood: Brewerytown
Favorite Features: I really like all the lighting in this property, style of the design, and of course, the roof deck.

1243 Marlborough St

Rooms: 4
Baths: 1.5
Sq Ft: 1136
Price: 330,000
Neighborhood: Fishtown
Favorite Features: I’m such a sucker for built in bookcases and I love how they used the space next to the stairs. And, for what you lack in number of bathrooms, you gain with accessibility to all the Fishtown/Northern Liberties hangout spots.

624 Carpenter St

Rooms: 3
Baths: 2
Sq Ft: 2200
Price: 549,900
Neighborhood: Bella Vista
Favorite Features: I want this master bath – bathtub and shower in the same spacious room? Yes, please. I’m also loving the outdoor space.

810 S 6th St # A

Rooms: 3
Baths: 3
Sq Ft: 1723
Price: $539,900
Neighborhood: Queen Village
School Catchment: Meredith William Elementary
Favorite Features: Big fan of the kitchen island, large living space, and the jacuzzi.

2310 Alter St

Rooms: 3
Baths: 4
Sq Ft: 2500
Price: $489,950
Neighborhood: Point Breeze
Favorite Features: Another kitchen island I love and I can’t get over the pieces they chose for the bathroom. See that easy to clean toilet? I’m also daydreaming about what I would do with 2500 square feet…

And a reward for those who made it to the bottom of this blog:
Interior design find: Arnold in the Kitchen

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