Dog Ownership Could Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

As a Philly homeowner, one of the perks of homeownership is the ability to own pets. When you rent, it’s hit or miss whether pets will be allowed in you rental. In fact, a survey found that a third of millennials purchased their first home with the thought of having space for a dog in mind. That was higher than the number of millennials who … [Read more...]

Philly Home Upgrades with Highest ROI

If you’re thinking about renovating your Philly home before selling, it’s wise to first know what home improvement projects are known to yield the highest ROI, or return on investment. That way, when you go to sell your Philly home, you’ll earn back most of what you spent on upgrades! Not all home upgrades are created equal when it comes to ROI, … [Read more...]

Staging Your Philly Home Could Increase Its Value!

Are you gearing up to sell you Philadelphia home this winter? It’s a great time to do so! Buyers are out and ready to buy before home prices and mortgage rates increase, as they are projected to do. Plus, many sellers wait until the spring and summer seasons to sell. Therefore, with competition lower than average and buyers eager, it sets up a … [Read more...]

Expensive Mistakes to Avoid In Your Philly Home

Does all of your holiday spending have you down? If you plan on buying a Philly home in 2018, you may be trying to save up a down payment, or if you’re a new or existing homeowner, you may be trying to cut back on your bills after a recent spending splurge. Either way, our Stephen Sells Philly real estate team is here to fill you in on some … [Read more...]

How to Work With Open Floor Plan as Philly Homeowner

If you’re in the market to buy a Philly home, are you looking for a home with an open floor plan? If you recently moved into a new home with an open floor plan, how do you like it? While open living spaces were once considered a trend, they are now commonplace in modern homes! Most people love them, but not everybody. Either way, it’s smart to work … [Read more...]

What Philly Homebuyers Should Know About Credit Scores

Credit scores. While not exactly what we’d call a fun topic, it’s a necessary topic if you’re thinking about buying a Philly home! Your credit score could determine if you qualify for a loan, and if you do qualify, it could determine how much you’ll pay each month. It’s worth paying attention to! Our Stephen Sells Philly real estate team is here to … [Read more...]

Home-Buying Tips For Pet Owners in Philly

If your roommate is a furry friend, there are a few things you should take note of when buying a home in Philly. While your pet might be satisfied with any home you choose, as long as you’re there, the neighborhood or building might feel otherwise. It’s always best to double check! Our Stephen Sells Philly real estate team is here to fill you in on … [Read more...]

BIG Weekend Coming Up In Philly!

As your Philadelphia real estate team, allow us to fill you in on three exciting events taking place this weekend! We’ll be attending all three and hope to see you around. Rittenhouse Square is the place to be on Saturday, as it is the location of the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival. Sunday, hit up the Burger Brawl at the Xfinity Live! Complex. … [Read more...]

Unsubscribe to Winter 2015

I HAVE OFFICIALLY UNSUBSCRIBED TO WINTER! It is true! Winter I am done with you! I am all about SPRING! After Adam Joseph's forecast showed me 
that the coldest 91 days across the US was behind us and the “meteorological spring,” (It’s a real thing) started this past Sunday, the 1st, I ran with it! I rejoiced and decided I did not have to … [Read more...]

Philly Pop-Up Parks Put More Play in Your Neighborhood

It's summer in Philadelphia and that means one thing: it's time for pop-up parks and gardens. In recent years, seasonal parks and beer gardens have been appearing all over the city, giving people a chance to be social while enjoying a drink in a beautiful setting. This year, there's a pop-up in several neighborhoods around Philly, from the … [Read more...]