Philly Home Show Final Weekend Feb 19-21!

Philadelphia homes for sale Last weekend for the Philly Home Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! There will be 300 exhibitors at the show and 5 special features: Chic Sheds - There will be 3 unique sheds on display in addition to outdoor living areas.  Each shed will have a different theme.  So far, two of the themes are "Ski Shack" and "Serenity Room" while the 3rd theme has not been disclosed.  Beer and wine tasting will take place each evening by the displays. Fourth Annual Habitat...Continue Reading!

Christmas Clean Up: How to Recycle Your Tree

Philadelphia homes for sale The holidays are officially over.  Presents have been given and the countdown to 2016 is long gone.  Most of us are starting the New Year by settling back into the regular work week and fighting off the post-holiday blues.  It's also the time many of us begin to pack up ornaments and prepare to part with the Christmas trees that have brightened our homes this December.  For those that own artificial trees, boxing up the tree for storage is an easy and quick process.  But for those who purchased or...Continue Reading!

Leaf It To The City

Philadelphia homes for sale leaf collection and recycling schedule in philadelphia One of the benefits of city living is the minimal yard work for the standard townhouse.  While Philly residents generally have less outside space to take care of, even the tiniest yard can produce a decent sized leaf pile. Leaves left to pile up can cause damage to the grass and plants underneath.  If you have a patio, they are a breeding ground for bugs and pests like spiders, centipedes, ants and flies - the last thing...Continue Reading!

LEED Platinum in the Art Museum

Philadelphia homes for sale we love this home at 818 n. 27th street This fabulous home is the first completely renovated home in PA to earn the coveted LEED Platinum designation. The interior finishes are incredible - custom kitchen with built in everything, gorgeous windows, a breakfast room to die for & some of the most amazing outdoor spaces I've ever come across in a row home. Check it out! 818 n. 27th street details: 1,295,000 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom $6,519 annual taxes 1,919 square feet [gallery ids="9575,9576,9577,9578,9579,9580,9581,9582,9583,9584,9585,9586,9587,9588,9589,9590,9591,9592,9593,9594,9595"] search...Continue Reading!

LEED Platinum Residence in Fitler Square

Philadelphia homes for sale just a few short blocks from the new schuylkill banks boardwalk This residence just emerged from a massive renovation where it earned LEED Platinum status. Fabulous tree lined block, gorgeous curved stairwell, outdoor spaces galore, a wet bar & more green features than you can count on one hand. Take a look for yourself. You will not be disappointed. 2405 pine street details: $1,325,000 $6,514/annual taxes 2,325 square feet 3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms/1 half bathroom LEED Platinum certified search for more properties nearby: [DispletListing listings="yes" price_navigation="yes" price_navigation_prices="750,850,950,1000,2000" minListPrice="500" maxListPrice="3000" zip="19102,19103,19146" property_type="Condo,Multi,Rowtownhouse,SemiDetached"]...Continue Reading!

Weekend Adventure: Wyebrook Farm in Bucolic Chester County

Philadelphia homes for sale perfect for foodies, conscious carnivores & conservationists Wyebrook Farm is a unique place where you can buy meat from their animals (heritage breeds of cows, pigs & chickens) that were treated humanely & see how they live.  You are encouraged to wander the property (which is truly magnificent), meet the animals & ask questions.  The point of Wyebrook Farm (beyond sustainable agriculture) is so the consumer can see where the food comes from & support their local community.  In the age of styrofoam...Continue Reading!

Going Green: 3 Reasons to Sign Up for a CSA

Philadelphia homes for sale why you should give community supported agriculture a try CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  This is a way of getting fresh fruits & vegetables directly from a local farmer or farmers by pre paying for a "share" of their harvest.  In return, once or twice a week, you will receive a box of fresh from the farm fruits & vegetables for a set period of time during the growing season.  Some shares even have local add-ons like cheese, milk, yogurt...Continue Reading!

Where to Order a Fresh Turkey in Philadelphia

Philadelphia homes for sale Thanksgiving Would Not Be Complete Without a Turkey as Your Centerpiece So why go frozen when you can go fresh?  Frozen turkeys may be easier because you can just head right to the grocery store & grab one but the perks of fresh far outweigh that minor convenience.  So get your order in A.S.A.P.! Three Reason Why Fresh is Best 1. Defrosting a Turkey is Hard! How long does it need to thaw?  Do you leave it out or in the fridge?  What if...Continue Reading!

Rally for the Rail Park Block Party Raises Funds for Proposed Reading Viaduct Development

Philadelphia homes for sale Pig Roast, Craft Beer, Food Trucks & Live Performances this Saturday September 14th The 1200 block of Noble in the Callowhill neighborhood will be home to a block party this Saturday from 5-11!  C'mon, who doesn't love a block party?!?  This block party is hosted by the Friends of the Rail Park & the Callowhill Neighborhood Association & aims to raise funds for Phase 1 of the redevelopment of the defunct Reading Viaduct. Details 5:00-7:30 Sunset dinner & pig roast brought to you by...Continue Reading!

D.I.Y. Upcycle a Bourbon Box Into A Planter

Philadelphia homes for sale Booker's Is a Favorite Around Here & the Box is Perfect for a Stylish Windowsill Planter We received this bottle as a gift from one of our favorite clients & all around awesome builder United Makers (see Cantrell Commons). Check out the awesome branding (literally)! The box is perfect because the plastic lid acts as a little greenhouse so you can use it year round.  Here are the steps to make your own little planter out of a bourbon box or really any little...Continue Reading!

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