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New Philadelphia Rental Property Lead Certification Law

Philly Rentals

Beginning October 1, 2020, landlords in Philadelphia will be required to test and certify rental properties as lead-safe or lead-free in order to A) execute a new or renewed lease or B) receive or renew a rental license.  The requirement applies to all residential properties, but it will be phased in by zip code over…

Outdoor Space Decor Ideas To Elevate Your Space

Outdoor Space Decor

Many rental properties in Philadelphia come with balconies, outdoor spaces, and roof decks, but decorating these spaces can be daunting. Or worse, you may be using your balcony to store a bike or as an extra storage space. Maybe you have a plastic chair or two, or a single potted plant. Or maybe your balcony…

The Rise of Home Offices

Does your next rental need a home office? Renters in 2019 may have considered a home office a “nice to have” rather than a must. But 2020 has shown us that improved technology and connectivity enable many people to be more productive at home. Many families are finding themselves crowded around the kitchen table or…

Home Upgrades For People Who Rent

Upgrades for people who rent

Home Upgrades For People Who Rent Under a traditional lease, there is only so much wiggle room for a tenant to make changes to a home without getting landlord consent. Even if landlord consent is given for a major project, the tenant may be negatively affected in the long run. If the landlord agrees to…

Renting to Buying: How To Buy A Philly Row House

[]How To Buy A Philly Row House

How To Buy A Philly Row House U.S. News ranks Philadelphia as one of the best places to live, and also one of the best places to retire. One of the most popular types of houses to buy in Philadelphia is a traditional row house (often called townhouses or brownstones in other cities). Because Philadelphia…

Meet the Ultra Luxe 2100 Hamilton

2100 Hamilton Logan Sq

Wlecome to 2100 Hamilton Philadelphia is getting a new neighbor. The 2100 Hamilton condominum tower offers residents an ultra-upscale experienc– one that’s tailored to a post-COVID-19 world. Contactless Experiences Before COVID-19, Bock Development Group had started work on the all-new condo tower in Logan Square. Prospective residents will be pleasantly surprised that many of the…

Roof Decks are Becoming Standard for Philly Residents

Philadelphia Roof Deck

The pandemic orders have adjusted homeowner, renter, and buyer expectations. More Philly residents are seeking additional space, both inside and outside. Outdoor space is scarce in dense areas of the city, but it’s become more of a “must-have” this year for many residents on the hunt for their next home. Read more here.

Durst Selected to Develop Penn’s Landing

Durst to develop Penn’s Landing

The Durst Organization of New York has been selected to redevelop Penn’s Landing, ending efforts by the Philadelphia 76ers to build themselves a new basketball arena there. Under a $2.2 billion plan approved Wednesday by the key waterfront board, the family-run development group would put up 12 new towers of homes, shops, and offices on…