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Relocating to Philadelphia Guide

Relocating to Philadelphia? We have the perfect guide to help alleviate any stress of moving into your newly adopted city. Check out this guide before packing your bags for the City of Brotherly Love!  Living in Philadelphia As you may already know, Philly is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States.…

Local Business Spotlight: Ali’s Wagon, 2017 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Behind the Business: Jessie Menken and her husband moved to the Fairmount area almost 20 years ago. They were just starting their family when Jessie, like many of us, realized that she wasn’t happy in her current career. So she quit her job and opened a small business! Her first endeavor was a Parenting Center…

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…

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…

1031 Exchanges: Preserve Equity and Build Wealth Celebrating 100 Years of Exchanging

The year 2021 marks the 100th year tax-deferred exchanges have been part of the tax code.  While the rules have evolved during the last century, exchanges continue to deliver on their intended purpose – encourage reinvestment, stimulate the economy, and create jobs.  A 1031 exchange is a strategy to defer gain and depreciation recapture when…