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The Home Seller's Survival Guide

Posted on Aug 16, 2016

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 a...
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Why People Don’t Trust Real Estate Agents

Posted on Aug 01, 2016

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 mis...
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A Dive into the Neighborhoods of Center City

Posted on Jul 15, 2016

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 nati...
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These 3 Developments in Brewerytown Will Change the Neighborhood

Posted on Jun 24, 2016

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

Posted on Jun 12, 2016

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...
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Bucks County Real Estate in 7 Graphs

Posted on May 16, 2016

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 popul...
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The Difference Between a Flat-Fee Brokerage and Houwzer

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

This question comes up all the time – are you a flat-fee brokerage? In short, no, we are not. Let’s go over the differences. Generally, when consumers deal with a flat-fee brokerage, they are receiving an à la carte service. As a subscriber to this type of service, you may choose from offerings such...
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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...
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