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Real Estate Market Lagging In South Jersey Due To Winter Weather

Snow covered for-sale signs aren’t magnets for home buyers. Kevin Redmond in Ocean City says he’s had many house hunters cancel trips because of snow.

03/26/2014

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Slow Start To Spring Real Estate Market, Agents Remain Optimistic

Normally, real estate agents advise those selling their home to have it up by St. Patrick’s Day to capture the best buyers in the spring market, but this year there aren’t as many for sale signs up.

03/23/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

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Commercial Development Brings More Demand For Residential Properties In Logan Square

Real estate experts say homes in the Logan Square neighborhood range from around $400,000 to $2-million and most properties don’t stay on the market very long.

02/19/2014

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Time Is Running Out To Apply For Program That Allows Homeowners To Defer Portion Of Real Estate Taxes

Low-income Philadelphia homeowners have less than a month left to apply for a program that lets them defer a portion of their real estate taxes.

01/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: New Mortgage Rules

How will these new rules impact you down the road? 3 O Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look.

01/13/2014

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Adverse Possession Laws Vary State To State

Adverse possession is a legal term for when a trespasser comes onto a property and then, if he files an action in court, might get to keep it.

12/30/2013

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Suing Over Mold

Exposure to mold has been linked to allergic reactions, infections, asthma, and other health effects. Can you sue if you’re exposed?

12/03/2013

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Stone Harbor Ranked Among Most Expensive Real Estate Markets In U.S.

While California can claim 13 of the 25 spots on the most expensive list, Jersey Shore town Stone Harbor came in sixth – the only market in our area to crack the top 25.

11/07/2013

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Report: 6 Of 10 Best Cities In Pa. Are In Philadelphia Region

Real estate website Movoto compiled the list using six criteria: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, median income and home value.

11/07/2013

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Living Near The Dead: Do Homes Near Cemeteries Sell For Less?

With Halloween approaching, one real estate website was apparently “dying to know” whether or not houses near cemeteries really sell for less, and the results might surprise you.

10/23/2013

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Philadelphia Makes List Of Top Cities For Trick-or-Treating, Again

Within Philly city limits, Mount Airy was rated the top neighborhood to trick-or-treat in.

10/17/2013

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Pew Report: Philadelphians Wary About City’s New Property Tax System

A report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says Philadelphians are ‘wary’ about the city’s new “AVI” property tax system.

10/13/2013

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Website Geared Towards Renters Launches In 12 Cities, Including Philadelphia

The website, called “RentMatch,” offers reviews, photos and information on various rental properties in the city so that users can decide whether or not it’s worth moving in.

10/03/2013

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Philadelphia’s Tough Kensington Neighborhood On The Rise

In the last year, a real estate survey shows that rentals grew by 13 percent, and that’s encouraging for neighborhood activists.

06/27/2013

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