Developer Tom Scannapieco said Tuesday that he has two-thirds of his 35 residences under agreement. He hopes to finish sales at the property by spring.
Many Americans never plan to buy a home, a survey by researchers at the rental firm Zumper has found.
Once a suburban township, Roxborough was incorporated into Philadelphia in 1854 near the height of its wealth as a mill town. Today, real estate in the neighborhood lists around $235,000 and closes near $225,000.
Hoping to lure residents away from coffee shops and co-working spaces, multi-family developers have been adding conference rooms and more. In the single-family space, builders have been adding more "flex" rooms.
The service, started by a Temple University graduate, was designed to empower renters to get better information about properties and landlords upfront.
These suburban Philadelphia estates have perfect rooms for a pool table (and a bar, TV and anything else you need for entertainment).
"I've loved making this size work for me, and if there's a secret, it was in shedding anything that I don't love," says Judith Levine.
From Long Beach Island to Cape May Point, behold these multimillion-dollar mansions soaking up the sun and sand of the South Jersey Shore. (Aug. 2015)
"It's large for a South Philly home and great for barbecuing with friends and family and playing with our kids," the owner says.
In Philadelphia where 90 percent of homes were built before 1980 and the poverty rate is at 26 percent, thousands of homeowners are looking for help on repairs.
Apartment rents in Philadelphia are flat, compared to last month, but still up over the same time last year.
With a preponderance of renowned restaurants, bars, bakeries, coffee shops, and other family businesses, Passyunk Square is among the hottest real estate markets in Philadelphia.
These three New Hope estates are set on arboretum-like grounds and offer fall scenery as lovely as anything you'll see in New England.
Buying a house can be confusing enough. Add a home inspection on top of that, and it can be all the more complicated. The Inquirer offers a guide to navigating your home inspection process.