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CCD Report Shows Strong Housing Market In Philadelphia

According to a new report released earlier this week, Philadelphia’s housing market is holding strong.


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Local Realtor Says Housing Market Best Since 2005

Local experts say if you want to take advantage of this market to sell your home, it has to be priced correctly and show well.


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Home Used In Rocky II Movie Up For Sale

The historic home used during the Rocky II movie is up for sale in South Philadelphia.


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REPORT: Philadelphia Housing Market Lagging Behind Rest Of Country

While the market continues to show signs of improvement, Philadelphia’s recovery is lagging behind, according to a new Zillow Real Estate Market Report.


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Numbers Released By Commerce Department Indicate Housing Market Is Up

New home sales increased 3.6 % percent in July; that’s 25% more than this time last year.



Local Realtors Expect Improved Market Conditions In 2012

Plunging home prices, foreclosures, and short sales have made real estate a buyers market the past few years. Will this year be any different?


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3 On Your Side: Current Economy Leaving Some Without A Nest Egg

It’s part of the American dream: to buy a home and watch it increase in value. But that has changed dramatically in recent years.



3 On Your Side: What The Rating Downgrade Means For The Housing Market

In addition to Standard and Poor’s cutting the AAA rating of the United States this week, it also cut the rating of government-backed mortgage brokers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


The “Sandwich Generation” Faces Problems In Tight Housing Market

The “sandwich generation”– folks taking care of both dependent children and aging parents– are facing a new squeeze. The tight housing market is making it difficult to dispose of the family homestead when their parents pass away.


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Survey: Many Americans Have Little Confidence In Economic Recovery

Almost half of Americans say their life and future plans have been affected by the housing market.