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1011 S 48th St – SOLD

May 10, 2016

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This classic Victorian twin on a pretty tree-lined block has rarely-found off-street parking. On paper, it might sound like your typical University City house, with original hardwood floors, pretty plaster and millwork, and more fireplaces than you can count, but this home is nothing short of enchanting. From the mosaic accents–the owners took a class […]

Posted in: University City

5032 Cedar Ave

April 29, 2016

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This completely renovated home is in a great location close to the Baltimore Ave strip. Featuring all the modern bells and whistles like stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, central air and a master suite, as well as the upgraded details you can’t see–like all-new HVAC, plumbing, electrical and roof–this house is the definition of move-in […]

Posted in: Univercity City

600 S 49th St 3B – SOLD

March 4, 2016

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Enjoy the ease of maintenance of condo living without sacrificing square footage in this nicely laid-out, totally turnkey unit in a great location near Baltimore Ave. All the right modern bells and whistles–central air, recessed lighting throughout, beyond-tastefully renovated kitchen and bathrooms–blend perfectly with lovely historic touches like original hardwood floors, deep window sills, an […]

Posted in: University City

412 S 50th St – SOLD

January 25, 2016

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They just don’t make them like this anymore. This quintessential West Philly twin has beautiful original details throughout and is big enough to give you room to spread out without being a three-story behemoth you spend all your time and money maintaining. You’ll be charmed from the start—the sweet enclosed (and heated!) porch with beadboard […]

Posted in: University City

426 S 44th St Unit 2 – SOLD

January 6, 2016

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At last–the first boutique condo conversion in the Penn Alexander catchment area. These large homes provide the gracious scale and original details that are the hallmark of the neighborhood’s Victorian houses, while offering all the right updates, including all-new kitchens, bathrooms, HVAC and the ease of maintenance associated with condo living. No aluminum-and-stucco boxes here; […]

426 S 44th St Unit 1 – SOLD

January 6, 2016

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At last–the first boutique condo conversion in the Penn Alexander catchment area. These large homes provide the gracious scale and original details that are the hallmark of the neighborhood’s Victorian houses, while offering all the right updates, including all-new kitchens, bathrooms, HVAC and the ease of maintenance associated with condo living. No aluminum-and-stucco boxes here; […]

5036 Pine St – SOLD

December 29, 2015

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This fully-occupied quadplex is a University City investor’s dream, with consistent cashflow, all separate utilities—even radiator heat!—and the potential for increased rents with cosmetic redos to the two units with long-term tenants, all in a great location. The first-floor unit is the largest; this two-bedroom apartment has its own sunporch and direct access to the […]

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218 N 50th St – SOLD

November 11, 2015

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This high-quality renovation on the still-affordable-for-now fringe of University City has lots of character, with original details like leaded glass windows, multiple decorative mantels and a pretty turned staircase with bench seat, coupled with the low-maintenance living of a new home, like central air, recessed lighting and new flooring. The spacious first floor has great […]

Posted in: University City

544 S 48th St B – SOLD

November 9, 2015

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On the corner of two of the neighborhood’s loveliest tree-lined streets sits a cluster of homes whose setup is unlike any other nearby, with the large footprint of three Victorian twins divided front-to-back into six unique properties. The three rear houses share a gated entrance from Hazel Ave, and here’s your chance to own the […]

Posted in: University City

935 S 50th St

October 8, 2015

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Now this one was done right. From the rebuilt front porch with beadboard ceiling to the refinished original pine flooring throughout, from the Victorian-inspired color palette to the light fixtures (Edison bulbs, anyone?), you’ll swear this right-size charmer was renovated by a homeowner. The eye-catching details continue throughout the first floor, like the gilded crown molding […]

Posted in: Cedar Park

4924 Hazel Ave – SOLD

October 7, 2015

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Here’s the perfect “deal” you’ve been looking for. The not-so-exciting but ever-so-vital work was done and now you get to step in and spend your time and money on the fun stuff. With nearby comps in the $400s, the numbers work well in your favor—and why pay top-dollar for someone else’s choices in finishes? This […]

Posted in: University City

4335 Baltimore Ave – SOLD

October 5, 2015

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Be one of the select few to own a charming Victorian twin overlooking Clark Park. This lovingly maintained home in the Penn Alexander catchment area has original details galore–many of which have been meticulously restored–combined with modern upgrades like central air, renovated bathrooms and added storage throughout. The first floor is full of eye-catching details, […]

5118 Hadfield St – SOLD

October 5, 2015

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Not all rehabs are created equal, and this right-size house is proof positive. This lovely porchfront rowhome, which sits right off Baltimore Ave, will win you over the moment you step through the pretty red front door. The first floor is completely open and features hand-scraped wood floors, high ceilings with recessed lighting and plenty […]

Posted in: University City

4317 Ludlow St – SOLD

August 26, 2015

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Here’s a fantastic opportunity to get into the University City market. Rehabbed within the past 10 years, this three-bedroom plus den house would make a great investment property or starter home. The location perfectly splits the difference between the Drexel and UPenn campuses and is super-close to the 40th St el station. The first floor, tiled […]

Posted in: University City

1373 S 46th St – SOLD

August 20, 2015

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Contrary to popular belief, not every house in University City is a sprawling Victorian. This right-size house in an ideal location just two blocks from Clark Park is perfect for a first-time homebuyer who’s not interested in taking on a project or dealing with overwhelming ongoing maintenance. Completely renovated in 2007, this porchfront rowhome is […]

Posted in: Univercity City

217 S 46th St – SOLD

July 15, 2015

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With lovely original details like a tiled vestibule with transom window, hardwood floors throughout, lovely wainscoting and leaded glass sprinkled throughout, this classic Victorian twin in the Penn Alexander catchment area is grand without being stuffy. The curb appeal begins with the planted front yard that provides both shade and privacy to the front porch. […]

Posted in: University City

832 S 51st St – SOLD

July 2, 2015

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This right-size home in a great University City location is the definition of move-in ready. The house was completely renovated in 2008, and with some nice recent updates by the current owners it has everything a homebuyer could ask for: nice block, all the right upgrades and quality construction with just the right touch of […]

Posted in: University City

4921 Osage Ave – SOLD

June 24, 2015

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This lovingly renovated Victorian twin is on one of West Philly’s most beautiful blocks and has a stunning Euro-inspired interior to match. The owners stripped away the drop ceilings, wood paneling and layers of wallpaper to create this move-in-ready home with restored original details and upgrades galore, including blown-in insulation in the exterior walls. Enter […]

Posted in: University City

503 S 46th St – SOLD

June 22, 2015

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This well-loved, tastefully updated home sits on one of the prettiest blocks in University City, recently featured on Philly Mag’s 25 most beautiful streets list. The Victorian twin in the Penn Alexander catchment area has all the classic details—leaded glass, coffered ceilings, crown molding, oak floors with inlay—combined with above-and-beyond upgrades, like solar panels (with […]

4726 Cedar Ave – SOLD

June 10, 2015

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This classic Victorian twin was painstakingly renovated in 2008 to create a stunning interior with the beauty of an old house without the quirks—and there is a tax abatement until 2018. Located on one of University City’s prettiest tree-lined blocks, the home has lots of classic details—from the original tiled vestibule with wainscoting to the […]

Posted in: Univercity City

4959 Walton Ave – SOLD

June 4, 2015

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This right-sized home combines gorgeous original details with renovations done by loving owners in a perfect Cedar Park location just off Baltimore Ave. The eye-catching details start the moment you walk in the door, from the wainscoting and original tile in the vestibule to the Moorish archways and turned staircase with built-in bench. Right off […]

Posted in: Univercity City

433 N 41st St – SOLD

May 7, 2015

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This right-sized West Powelton home has been thoughtfully renovated with the perfect combination of upgrades and clever custom charm. The current owners have created a flexible living space, dividing the home into two distinct living areas, each with its own unique touches. There is also the potential to easily reconnect them to create a large […]

Posted in: Powelton Village

4826 Cedar Ave – SOLD

March 3, 2015

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This four-unit property on lovely tree-lined Cedar Avenue is totally turnkey; as a formerly owner-occupied property—not one but two of the units!—the building has been very well taken care of over the years. All the units get great natural light and have original hardwood floors and plenty of storage space as well as a working […]

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5127 Webster St – SOLD

January 29, 2015

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Nope, that price is not a typo. Here’s the one you’ve been fruitlessly searching for–an affordable, beautifully updated home east of 52nd St, one short block to Baltimore Ave, within the University City District boundaries and UPenn forgivable loan eligibility area. The enclosed front porch opens into the large open living/dining area with brand-new floors […]

Posted in: Cedar Park

4925 Florence Ave – SOLD

January 29, 2015

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Right off the Baltimore Ave strip, get the ease of maintenance of a nicely renovated, right-size house with just enough of the character of an older home—high ceilings, oversize windows and original woodwork—to provide a warm, homey vibe. On the first floor, which has newer hardwood floors throughout, there is a tiled foyer with oversize […]

Posted in: Cedar Park

917 S 48th St – SOLD

October 27, 2014

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Every neighborhood has its magical block—in Rittenhouse it’s Delancey St., in Fairmount it’s Green St., and in Cedar Park it’s got to be Windsor Ave. This striking home sits on the corner of Windsor and one of the prettiest stretches of 48th St, which, coupled with its being one of just a handful of properties […]

Posted in: Cedar Park

4629 Hazel Ave – SOLD

October 25, 2014

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With room after large, sunny room of beautiful millwork and well-preserved circa 1910 details on an idyllic Penn Alexander catchment area block, this is the forever home you’ve been waiting for. Enter through the large vestibule into the living room with a gas fireplace, dramatic crown molding and leaded glass at every turn—from the oversize […]

5023 Osage Ave – SOLD

October 2, 2014

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The owners of this home have spent the last decade dreaming of living on a farm, which clearly influenced the design choices they made as they lovingly renovated their city home. Lucky for you, they’ve taken the plunge and bought an actual urban farm (!) and are moving on from this near-perfect combination of size, […]

Posted in: Cedar Park, Garden Court

4839 Walton Ave

September 17, 2014

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There are quick flips, there are respectful rehabs, and then there’s this: a home painstakingly renovated over the course of four years combining top-quality materials with thoughtful customizations. Modern industrial touches meld perfectly with original details like oak floors, curved plaster, unique woodwork and oversize windows. The foyer entry with original doors, wainscoting and tile […]

Posted in: Cedar Park

4623 Cedar Ave

May 30, 2014

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Here’s your chance to be only the third owner of a Penn Alexander catchment area home that defines the word “pristine.” The current owner has done a magnificent job of maintaining and preserving this house. Every custom detail is not only intact, but in unbelievable condition, from the stunning leaded glass, operating pocket doors and […]