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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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South Philly Real Estate Prices and Trends

Posted on Feb 03, 2016

Real Estate is booming in South Philly. Let’s see why. It’s South Philadelphia’s (South Philly as any local would say) turn in the spotlight on the Real-State blog. South Philly starts at South Street, is bounded by the Delaware River to the east and south, and the Schuylkill River to the west. It h...
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4 Essential Real Estate Tactics to Sell Your Home

Posted on Jan 22, 2016

What you need to know to sell your home and get an offer quickly Today's blog post comes from our wonderfully talented Experience Manager, Brandon Budda. If you are a Houwzer client, you will surely cross paths we with him, as he handles all the admin work for our agents. Brandon took a few minutes ...
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Delaware County – 5 Places to Move to in 2016

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

Moving from the city to the suburbs? Consider Delaware County. This month we are taking a closer look at Delaware County, or, as most people say, Delco. This county adjacent to Philadelphia will not disappoint those looking to move from the city to the suburbs. Gorgeous homes, quick access to shops ...
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