When does refinancing into a 15-year mortgage make sense?

Is the money you ultimately save worth the higher payment every month, keeping in mind other goals you may have for this money?

On the market: Century-old Fairmount rowhouse for $405,000

The house is close to the trails along the Schuylkill and the Art Museum, and an easy distance to Center City.

On the market: Century-old Fairmount rowhouse for $405,000

The house is close to the trails along the Schuylkill and the Art Museum, and an easy distance to Center City.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Window-treatment ideas for privacy

Any good window treatment helps you control the light and your own privacy as well as helping regulate the temperature inside.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Window-treatment ideas for privacy

Any good window treatment helps you control the light and your own privacy as well as helping regulate the temperature inside.
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How will the economy, home prices, and the new tax abatement affect Philly in 2020? Experts weigh in.

Philadelphia's real estate market saw a lot of change in 2019. Will that continue into 2020?

Former one-room schoolhouse in Chester County retains its protected view

The original 500-square-foot one-room schoolhouse was used by farm children from 1842 until the early 1940s. The school was converted to a residence in 1948.

Racist property deeds kept thousands of Philly homes off-limits to all but white buyers, study finds

A century ago, home deeds included language that restricted ownership to “Caucasians.”

Millennials are now the largest cohort of homebuyers. Here’s what they’re looking for.

Millennials now represent the largest cohort of home buyers at 37%, according to the National Association of Realtors. Many prefer move-in ready homes over fixer-uppers.

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How the smartphone explains Philly’s most profound urban design changes this decade

Gentrification, traffic congestion, and the retail apocalypse are all linked to our devices.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Uber cofounder among buyers of top U.S. luxury homes sold in 2019

In 2019, luxury homebuyers in the U.S. shelled out upwards of $100 million apiece for mansions, penthouses, and beachside properties.

On the market: Victorian twin in Chestnut Hill for $445,000

After decades of enjoying the home and neighborhood, she's ready to move on to her next phase of life.

A colorful Fishtown home where guests ‘feel warm, comfortable, and relaxed’

“I wanted to add a lot of vibrancy to our home,” Natalie Jesionka said. “Each room has a mood.”

West Philly’s historic main street seeks a 21st-century identity

Will gentrification transform one of Philadelphia's historic African American commercial centers?

Philly’s tax abatement is changing, but it’s already changed Point Breeze

Few Philadelphia neighborhoods have changed as drastically as Point Breeze has in the last decade. As the city's controversial 10-year tax abatement is about to change, here's what residents have to say about the development that it spurred.

How a South Jersey political boss got 10 acres on the Camden waterfront

A Camden parking lot was worth $2.3 million. George Norcross and partners got it for $350,000.

L&I: St. Laurentius church in Fishtown not as dangerous as development team claims

L&I says an engineering report submitted by the development team this week is "not supported by the latest inspection results and facts."

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