House Hunting Checklist

Check out this great House Hunting Checklist. Did you know the average buyer views 10 homes before they find the one they want? It can be difficult to remember the details of each one. This checklist will help you remember the features of each home you visit and the impression of the home and surrounding…

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5 Best Things About Buying A Home In The Fall

The season, month and even day or week that you buy a home can impact many different parts of the buying process, including how many options you have while shopping and how much you end up paying at closing. Real estate markets experience seasonality, which means there are certain ups and downs we can expect…

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1031 Exchanges: A Powerful Tax Strategy for Investors and Business Owners

Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 exchanges enable taxpayers to defer capital gains on the “exchange” of real property held for business use or investment. A 1031 exchange is not a true exchange or swap. Instead, it is the sale of one business use or investment property followed by the acquisition of another. It is much…

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The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Moving to Philadelphia

Beyond being one of the most historically and culturally rich places in the United States, Philadelphia is an incredible place to call home. Philadelphia was just recently named the sixth largest city in the US, coming in just behind the rapidly growing Phoenix, Arizona. Festivals, art, local cuisine and diverse cultural offerings are just a…

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15 Ways to Make The Most of Your Tiny Backyard

As many of you have probably experienced, big cities have a lot going for them, but spacious backyards aren’t one of them. City homeowners have always struggled to transform tight, narrow or awkwardly shaped backyards into comfortable, functional extensions of the home. But  when it comes to backyards, bigger isn’t always better. Especially if you…

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Local Business Spotlight: Fare, 2028 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Behind the Business: Fare was opened back in 2014 with the intention of bringing the popular “farm-to-table” trend to the residents of Fairmount. They achieve this by really focusing their menu to include local and sustainable ingredients, vendors, and local merchants and purveyors. Not only is the food local but the owners are as well. Being residents…

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9 Ways To Organize Your Bedroom This Summer

The most organized and serene rooms all have several things in common: lighting, storage,minimal decor, furniture, and organizational prowess. One thing you will never find in a sereneroom is clutter. When you organize your spaces, you systematically organize your life. Whetheryou are going to sleep at night or getting up in the morning, a little…

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