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Is it worth it to buy an investment property?

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 4:00 AM
Is it worth it to buy an investment property? In our Home Sense segment, Paul Robins sits down with Kelly Resendez, Executive VP Sales & Business Development for Paramount Equity Mortgage, to find out if that is a good financial choice for you. Know of an interesting property in the Philadelphia... Read more

Sold: Society Hill home built for Larry Magid

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:01 PM
The Society Hill home that entertainment impresario Larry Magid custom-built in 1996 has been sold to its third homeowner for $1.95 million, according to public records. The Electric Factory Concerts co-founder and his wife, Mickey, hired Daroff Designs and famed artists Ray King and Peter Pierobin... Read more

The 9 biggest mortgage mistakes

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:00 AM
A mortgage is the biggest debt most of us will ever carry, and a home is the most expensive purchase we will ever make. That’s why it’s so important to avoid pitfalls like making a major job change right before your home loan closes or failing to anticipate long-term home ownership costs... Read more

The world's most expensive apartment

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:31 AM
Check out plans for a $400 million penthouse in Monaco. Know of an interesting property in the Philadelphia or South Jersey region? E-mail us! Browse Philadelphia Recent Home Sales » Read more

NJ among states with most million-dollar homes

Monday, August 25, 2014, 11:56 AM
With home values rising in an improving market, million-dollar homes don’t provide as much as they used to. In some states, such as New Jersey, these pricey pads are more common than in other parts of the country. A new report on Zillow ranks New Jersey as one of the states with the largest... Read more

Video: A Tinder for real estate?

Friday, August 22, 2014, 1:54 PM
A new app from Estately is appropriating Tinder's swipe gestures on your home searches so that you can prevent the same houses from popping up day after day. Know of an interesting property in the Philadelphia or South Jersey region? E-mail us! Browse Philadelphia Recent Home Sales » Read more

4 tips for using home equity

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 4:00 AM
As housing markets continue to improve, home equity loans and lines of credit are becoming potential sources of extra cash for more homeowners. In the first quarter of 2014, homeowners took out $23.4 billion in new home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, according to credit data expert Equifax, a... Read more

Sold: Old City’s Henry Harrison house

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:09 PM
An Old City home that was built and owned by onetime Philadelphia mayor Henry Harrison in 1760 has sold for $500,000. The row home, located on the 100 block of Cuthbert Street, first hit the market in March 2013 for $549,900, and was on an off the market for about a year. The home sold in May, according... Read more

Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels selling Newtown Square home

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 12:11 PM
Cole Hamels has put one of his two Newtown Square homes on the market for $1.55 million. According to public records, Hamels and his wife, Heidi, purchased the 8,000-square-foot home in August 2009 for $1.53 million. But the Phillies pitcher didn't move far, according to listing agent Kit Anstey... Read more

Philadelphia ranked No. 5 most affordable housing market for millennials

Monday, August 11, 2014, 2:10 PM
The Philadelphia region has been ranking high in market trends lately, from low mortgage rates to top suburbs for renters. Now there’s another one to add to the list: an affordable place for millennials to buy. Philadelphia has been named the No. 5 most affordable housing market for Generation... Read more
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Erin E. Arvedlund Inquirer Staff Writer