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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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For Sale By Owner Has Its Risks

The housing market is roaring back to life. Here are some tips you should know if you’re thinking of selling your home on your own.

06/12/2013

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Two NJ Shore Towns Ranked Most Popular Spots To Buy A Vacation Home

If you’re in the market for a vacation home but aren’t sure where to buy, there are two nearby spots that should be on your radar – and probably already are.

05/31/2013

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3 On Your Side: Homes Selling That Weren’t On The Market

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, realtors are knocking on doors and making cold calls to put their customers into houses that aren’t even on the market.

05/20/2013

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Real Estate Website Ranks Philadelphia Among Most Exciting Cities

Movoto says they surveyed the 50 most populous cities across the nations and ranked them from one to 50 on ten different criterion.

05/02/2013

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Fewer Property Owners Than Expected File Informal Appeals Of Property Assessments

Officials had expected about 30,000 requests of first level reviews. The Nutter Administration’s spin on the lower tally: many people are on board with their new value.

04/02/2013

Lawsuit: Pa. Parents Say Child Molester Should Buy Victim’s House

The parents of a young Pennsylvania girl who was sexually molested by their neighbor have sued the man in a bid to force him to buy their house.

03/21/2013

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Buyer Beware Of What Home Sellers Don’t Have To Disclose

While state laws differ, in general home sellers must disclose to potential buyers known physical defects like a basement that floods or the presence of lead paint but things like a murder that happened in the house don’t have to be revealed.

03/15/2013

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3 On Your Side: Mortgage Foreclosure Experts

Often desperate times call for desperate measures, but before you shell out money to a company to help save your home, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a warning for you.

03/07/2013

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Philadelphia Property Tax Reassessment Has Some Residents Concerned

Sixty-seven-year-old Charles Sherd has lived in his home on Cantrell Street in South Philadelphia for more than 35 years.

02/28/2013

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