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Local Business Spotlight: Fairmount Hardware, 2003-11 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Behind the Business: Fairmount Hardware has had a presence in the Fairmount Area for over 20 years. In 2013 the store went through a revitalization when it went under new management,which has brought a breath of fresh air to the long standing neighborhood establishment. As a longtime resident of Fairmount himself, the Owner wanted to…

Should You Downsize Your Home During a Pandemic?

The pandemic has fueled a lot of changes in all aspects of our lifestyle and economy, including the real estate market. In the past year, we’ve witnessed buyers rushing to purchase new and more spacious homes with outdoor space. This trend has been leaning strongly towards going bigger, but experts say it might not be…

Local Business Spotlight: Coffee Cream & Dreams, 1500 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Behind the Business: There are hundreds of thousands of people out there who dream of quitting their jobs and opening their own business. Most of the time it stays a dream, but Stephanie Ford and Sonja West did it! Building off of their love of not just coffee but of the whole coffee shop experience,…

Buying a Home With Low or No Down Payment in Philly

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, coming up with the down payment can seem insurmountable. However, don’t give up looking at real estate yet, because there are methods available to help people buy a home even with little or nothing saved for a down payment Private Mortgage Insurance The first thing to understand is that, without…

5 Professional Tips for Organizing Your Space

Do you feel like you are running out of room in your Philly home? When homeowners think they need more space, they tend to do one of two things: either search for new real estate or start cleaning and organizing. The truth is that most people can improve their organizational skills to remove clutter and…