Friday, September 19, 2014
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Report: Philadelphia among best markets for buyers

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:11 PM
Planning on buying a home in Philadelphia soon? Now is a good time as the market is in the buyers’ favor, according to a new report. In Zillow’s latest analysis of buyers’ and sellers’ markets, Philly ranked third in the nation for the top buyers’ markets. This means that... Read more

‘Real Housewife’ Teresa Giudice lists Jersey Shore home ahead of sentencing

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:57 AM
Less than a week after Teresa Giudice put her northern New Jersey home on the market, the “Real Housewife” and her husband, Joe, have listed their Jersey Shore home as well. This comes within weeks before the couple faces federal prison after pleading guilty to several counts of fraud... Read more

New TV show will highlight Philadelphia homes for sale

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 12:15 PM
House hunters in the Philadelphia region will soon be able to get a tour of open houses without even having to leave their couches. HomeJab, a real estate video production company, is launching its first TV show, “HomeJab Live,” on local station WMCNTV on Oct. 4. “’HomeJab Live’... Read more

Secrets to paying off a mortgage in 10 years

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 4:00 AM
Katie and John Johnson have taken a huge step toward achieving financial security by paying off their mortgage early. How early? The Salem, Oregon, couple paid off two home loans — including a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage — just 10 years after they borrowed the money. Their secret: Katie... Read more

Dying with a mortgage: What happens to your home?

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 4:00 AM
Once upon a time, perhaps not so long ago, Americans were pretty sure they'd be free of most debt by the time they retired — at least free of the pesky mortgage that'd been hanging around for decades. That fairy tale pretty much went poof along with the housing bubble. And if recent trends... Read more

Sold: Unique hexagonal home in Wynnewood

Friday, September 12, 2014, 11:52 AM
After just a few months on the market, a unique hexagonal home in Wynnewood has sold for $1.135 million. The six-sided home was designed in 1970 by late architect and preservationist Henry Magaziner, who is credited for his help in restoring City Hall, co-authoring the Germantown Revitalization Plan... Read more

New website allows you to buy and sell home without agent

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 3:07 PM gives buyers and sellers a single platform online for home sales. Learn more about the new website in this video. Know of an interesting property in the Philadelphia or South Jersey region? E-mail us! Browse Philadelphia Recent Home Sales » Read more

‘Real Housewives of NJ’ star lists home for sale

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11:40 AM
“Real Housewife” Teresa Guidice and her husband, Joe, have put their northern New Jersey home on the market. The stars of the hit reality show on Bravo have listed their 10,000-square-foot home in Montville – where many scenes for the show were filmed – for $3.99 million. “They’re... Read more

Just listed: Cecil Baker’s Queen Village home

Monday, September 8, 2014, 1:58 PM
Cecil Baker’s work can be found throughout the Philadelphia region, in row homes, condos, universities, and municipal buildings. But a Queen Village home that the renowned architect both designed and lived in at one point has just hit the market for $959,000. Baker bought the home in March 1982... Read more

Pat Croce’s Main Line estate going to auction

Friday, September 5, 2014, 4:31 PM
Pat Croce’s Villanova estate that he put on the market last year will go to auction on Oct. 25, Philadelphia Magazine is reporting. The former Sixers president first listed his 10,500-square-foot mansion in December for $7.95 million, but earlier this year dropped the price tag to $6.25 million... Read more
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Erin E. Arvedlund Inquirer Staff Writer