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Foreclosed Property May Have Hidden Expenses – Or Worse

A Florida man who bought a home in a foreclosure auction last month got a gruesome surprise when he finally got to enter the home – a corpse.

12/04/2014

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Just In Time For Halloween, Philly Ranked The Best City To Be A Vampire (Really!)

Pale as death with a taste for blood and an aversion to sunlight? Philadelphia’s the city for you!

10/29/2014

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Rittenhouse Square Makes List Of Most Expensive U.S. Neighborhoods For Renters

What’s really scary about the rankings, though, is that an apartment in Philly’s toniest neighborhood is still, on average, a thousand dollars less than one in the neighborhood that ranked above it.

10/03/2014

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Seller Need Not Disclose A Murder On The Property

Legally, a homeowner must make certain disclosures to a potential buyer – but murder on the property may, or may not, be one of them.

08/26/2014

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Chester County Ranked 4th Best County In America

If you’re looking for a place to live with low rates of unemployment and poverty and plenty of fresh air, you might want to consider nearby Chester County.

08/04/2014

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Philly’s ‘Real World’ House On The Market For Millions

Once, it was home to the true story of seven strangers picked to live in a house. Currently, it’s up for sale.

07/08/2014

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Mixed Results: U.S. Housing Market Resembled the 2014 World Cup in June

The latest residential data shows key indicators in housing are mixed. The market is said to be recovering, but not yet recovered.

07/02/2014

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Doorsteps Swipe

Doorsteps Swipe lets you quickly look through dozens of properties, learning what you like and don’t like and putting together a customized list of possible properties.

06/23/2014

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Philadelphia Woman’s Response To ‘Anonymous And Contemptuous’ Letter Reportedly Sent To Grandparents’ House Goes Viral

Stephanie Powley, of Philadelphia, says the anonymous letter, supposedly written by a real estate agent from an unknown agency, was mailed to her 80-year-old grandparents’ home in Ocean City earlier this week.

05/01/2014

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Houses Selling Like Hotcakes Here And There

Spring 2014 housing indicators tell us that procrastination is not the way forward for buyers.

04/30/2014

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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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