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Home Buying in Center City West : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Yaw Anku answered:
For an updated list of FHA approved condos in Philadelphia PA see . This link is available nights and weekends unlike the HUD site. You can also search for nearby cities ... more
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Tue Jun 3, 2014
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
I'd be happy to help you find something. Not only do I focus on your area, I live here! I'd be happy to help you find something. I also have experience working with clients who cannot be in the area. Feel free to email/call so I can get a better idea of what you are looking for, I am always reachable.

Sandra Hazeltine, REALTOR®
BHHS Fox & Roach, Realtors®
Center City-Rittenhouse Hotel
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Suite 406
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Mobile: 609.618.4119
Direct: 215.875.3357
Office: 215.546.0550
Fax: 215.546.9781
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Dennis Conwell answered:
The taxes are in line proportionally with what other properties in the area are paying.
The condo fees include interior, exterior maintenance,snow removal, trash removal,insurance on the building up to but not including your interior walls,utilities except electric but they do include comcast
You get good value on the buy side as what you get in SF in is cheaper than a lot of other parts of the city
If you have any questions please give me a call
Best Always

Dennis Conwell
Accredited Buyers Representative
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Fox Roach Realtors
215-272-0360 Cell Preferred
215-440-2085 Office
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Sheri Curci answered:
Good Evening Lise,

If you buy into a Co-Op you buy your Neighbor and your Neighbors, Neighbors OPINIONS at the Assoc meetings.
As the late Great Carnegie quoted " Opinions are the CHEAPEST Commodities in the World, Everybody's got a million of them"

All the Best, John Curci RE/MAX 215-757-2889
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Fri Aug 31, 2012
Sheri Curci answered:
Hello Mike,

The Higher the floor.... the Better the View. On a Clear Day.... is the best time to tour some Condos and you get the Big Picture.

All the Best + Enjoy the Holiday.

Use the attached web reference for REAL time homes that are available

John + Sheri RE/MAX Properties 215-757-2889
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Mon Feb 7, 2011
Bruce Lang answered:
Although this question is a year old, its interesting. First of all, the difference for parking between Logan and rittenhouse sq are very diffenrent. Parking around Logan circle goes for 20-30k while in rittenhouse the value can be 50-75k. In some cases like large omes it is hundreds of thousands but hard to prove. Its a simple issue...some people won't even consider a home without it. I just sold my home on quince st. It had one garage so ace and one "front yard" space. My home had other things that made it different like being 21 ft wide. All things being equal, it sells for head and shoulders more than other similar sized properties. In a condo it's a little easier to give it a price like 30k where in a house, its a game changer ... more
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Sat Feb 5, 2011
Bruce Lang answered:
It's interesting to look at this in the rear view. Select neighborhoods improved slightly (grad hospital) while others had some 8-15 percent reductions. By national standards..pretty good. Center city held up very well compared to other outlying areas ... more
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Mon Jul 13, 2009
Joe White answered:
Trisha, Although we all love Trulia, there is that other "Z" web site that gives value estimates by zip code. And it reports Manayunk has been stable during the national housing downturn.. For example, US average home prices are down 21% since 2006; but Philadelphia City prices are almost unchanged - and- Manayunk has actually increased.

The WaterMill Condo sold out but there are some resales. There are others also. If you'd like me to pull comps, hit me up at MobeSmarter@ - or just call 215 266 7227. Best wishes, Joe
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
Joe White answered:

If your son is going to Penn, I have proprietary information on a Fitler Square Condo development now closing out. There are just a few units left. Call me at 215 266 7227 and I'll fill you in on the details.

Joe White
#1 Sales Agent 2008 @ Coldwell Banker Preferred • Society Hill
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