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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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What You Need to Know About River Wards Real Estate

Posted on Mar 30, 2016

These neighborhoods are proving that it pays to live by the water Head northeast out of Center City and you will find yourself in the River Wards. The neighborhoods we will be covering today that hug the Delaware River are Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Port Richmond, and Bridesburg. Each bring a uni...
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Schuylkill Yards – Can Buildings Be Bridges?

Posted on Mar 23, 2016

Development in Philadelphia is nothing new, but the Schuylkill Yards definitely seek to break the mold Today’s post comes from Chad Eason, a Real Estate Agent at Houwzer. At the beginning of March, the Schuylkill Yards Project was announced. This project is a big deal with a big price tag of $3.5 bi...
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Invest in Strawberry Mansion? Take a Look

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

What’s the Next Market You Should Invest In? Here’s One Possibility. Today’s post comes from Ashley Santee, a Real Estate Agent at Houwzer. It’s a sellers market in Philadelphia and if you needed any more affirmation, well, here it is. Now that your Aunt Marge in Havertown is talking about buying a ...
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Chester County – 6 Places Calling Your Name

Posted on Mar 02, 2016

When you pick your next home, give Chester County a try. This month we are turning our focus on Chester County. It is one of William Penn’s original three Pennsylvania counties (Chester, Philadelphia, Bucks) created in 1682 and is named for Chester, England. The county originally encompassed Delawar...
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5 Must-Knows Before Buying Your First Home

Posted on Feb 17, 2016

Be prepared with these 5 tips on home buying So you’re ready to buy your first house, eh? Congratulations! Homeownership is an exciting journey – one you’ll share with 64.9% of Americans. It can be a great investment for yourself and your community, but it’s important to consider a few things befor...
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How Traditional Real Estate is Hurting Homeownership

Posted on Feb 10, 2016

Why homeownership is important and how Houwzer is making it more cost-effective In a January 12, 2016 Inman News article, California Association of Realtors CEO, Joel Singer, expressed concern about the declining rates of homeownership in America. Mr. Singer’s concerns are well placed: Post World Wa...
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