"We both love old houses, and this house had good bones," says Tim Forsyth, who lives with his wife and daughter in the manor house of a former horse farm.
These homes come in just under the median price in the Henderson High School catchment area in West Chester.
The developer says his proposal would be a big step toward transforming Washington Avenue, west of Broad Street, from a strip of warehouses and blighted industrial buildings into a dense commercial and residential corridor binding the revitalized neighborhoods to its north and south.
Embreeville Redevelopment LP had challenged West Bradford's zoning ordinance as invalid. The zoning board, in an April decision, denied that challenge, halting any imminent plans to demolish or develop the site.
Having a few essentials in your toolbox can help you make some common repairs yourself. But if you're not particularly handy, avoid heavy-duty sharp tools.
"We loved the airy feel and the western views during sunset," the owner says of his one-bedroom loft on Arch Street. "The views of University City are incredible."
Emanuel Freeman's mismanagement of Germantown Settlement continues to scar the neighborhood.
In a moment of harmony between City Council members and the Building Industry Association, the group announced the new legislation at a news conference Wednesday. The legislation is expected to create as much as $25 million annually for affordable housing construction.
But this intergenerational transfer of wealth could contribute to financial inequality.
Pohlig Builders, the luxury custom-home builder, plans to build 15 custom houses on 3/4-acre lots, starting at a sale price of $2.25 million each. The land was once part of the fabled Ardrossan estate, the sprawling property in the heart of the Main Line that includes a 50-room Georgian mansion.
Builder and developer Tom Bock's 2100 Hamilton St. plan calls for 33 dwelling units over three levels of underground parking with space for 48 vehicles.
"Steam shower," "pizza oven" and "professional applicance" upped the price. "Exposed brick," "open shelving" and "subway tile" led to quicker sales.
In Zillow's survey of key terms into include in your real estate listing, one term stood out: pizza oven. We wondered exactly how many properties on the market in the Philadelphia area had one.