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Philadelphia, PA Real Estate

 

Homebuyers looking for a city that offers the full package should take note of Philadelphia, PA, or “The City of Brotherly Love”. Philadelphia is currently the 5th largest city in the U.S. by population and growing. The city’s population dipped over the past decade but has rebounded nicely since 2010, which bodes well for the Philadelphia real estate market and indicates the national appeal of the area.

The number of Philadelphia homes for sale has benefitted from the city’s central location. Philly rests within driving distance of Washington D.C., New York City, and Atlantic City, giving potential homeowners access to a wealth of career and tourism opportunities. Many new residents of Philadelphia are drawn to the city’s diverse and relatively temperate weather, as well. Summers are hot and muggy, while fall and spring are mild. Winter is cold with varying amounts of snowfall.

Perhaps the strongest reason to search for Philadelphia houses for sale comes from the city’s unique culture. Few cities in the United States can rival Philadelphia’s rich history, with the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the National Constitution Center all serving as key landmarks in Philadelphia’s historical tourism industry. Philadelphia also boasts an active museum community, hosting destinations like the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Barnes Foundation.

But while so much of Philadelphia is centered around telling the story of our forefathers and other great leaders of the past, the city’s residents are adamant about forging their own identity as well. Homebuyers interested in Philadelphia real estate should be ready to cheer on the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field or watch the Phillies play at Citizens Bank Park. They should be ready to embrace the Philly cheese steak and scarf down a soft pretzel every now and then. These institutions are sacred to Philadelphia, and a part of the city’s innate charm.

As home to a multitude of education and research centers, it’s no surprise that homebuyers across the country are seeking out Philadelphia homes for sale and are eager to root their families in such a wholesome environment. The city offers great schools for students of all ages, including some of the nation’s finest universities: The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia offers all the convenience of big-city living with the charm and culture of a much smaller town. The city is trending upwards, with people all over the country bidding on Philadelphia real estate. To keep you from missing the boat, Prudential Fox & Roach offers real estate listings by city to help you find the home you’re looking for in a city you’ll love.

For more information about Philadelphia real estate and homes for sale, please contact a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach agent today!

 

 

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Philadelphia, Pa

2101 PINE ST
$2,200,000 
2101 PINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

6,575 sqft
Courtesy of Mary Genovese, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2101 PINE ST
$2,200,000 
2101 PINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

0 Bed, 0/4 Bath
5,254 sqft
Courtesy of Mary Genovese, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
405-7 SAINT JOHN NEUMANN WAY
$829,000 
405-7 SAINT JOHN NEUMANN WAY
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,300 sqft
Courtesy of Mary Genovese, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
1102-22 N AMERICAN ST #1
$735,000 
1102-22 N AMERICAN ST #1
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2528 GRADUATE SQ
$699,900 
2528 GRADUATE SQ
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1752 N HOWARD ST #1
$569,900 
1752 N HOWARD ST #1
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,400 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1500 CHESTNUT ST #17A
$450,000 
1500 CHESTNUT ST #17A
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,096 sqft
Courtesy of Andy Oei, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2301 CHERRY ST #6C
$450,000 
2301 CHERRY ST #6C
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,426 sqft
Courtesy of Marc Hammarberg, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
1901 JOHN F KENNEDY BLVD #2816
$199,000 
1901 JOHN F KENNEDY BLVD #2816
PHILADELPHIA, PA

0 Bed, 1/0 Bath
517 sqft
Courtesy of Damon Michels, BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
24 S 55TH ST
$189,900 
24 S 55TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,350 sqft
Courtesy of Thomas Reichner, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
6651 EDMUND ST
$134,900 
6651 EDMUND ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,260 sqft
Courtesy of Edward Marcinkiewicz, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1620 BAINBRIDGE ST
$6,000 
1620 BAINBRIDGE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 3/2 Baths
2,850 sqft
Courtesy of Jeffrey Block, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
3627 SPRING GARDEN ST
$4,000 
3627 SPRING GARDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

7 Beds, 4/0 Baths
2,700 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
20 N FRONT ST #PH3
$3,150 
20 N FRONT ST #PH3
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,999 sqft
Courtesy of Jonathan Barach, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
111 S 15TH ST #2001
$1,950 
111 S 15TH ST #2001
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
695 sqft
Courtesy of Damon Michels, BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
1532-36 N 2ND ST #27
$1,625 
1532-36 N 2ND ST #27
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
780 sqft
Courtesy of Joseph Pagano, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE #410
$1,500 
2601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE #410
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
772 sqft
Courtesy of Joshua Allen, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
604-36 S WASHINGTON SQ #1204
$1,425 
604-36 S WASHINGTON SQ #1204
PHILADELPHIA, PA

0 Bed, 1/0 Bath
600 sqft
Courtesy of Rosemary Fluehr, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1010 S 11TH ST
$1,300 
1010 S 11TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2235 S CLARION ST
$1,250 
2235 S CLARION ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
836 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut

Philadelphia, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 2,552 $227,861 $180,674

Philadelphia, Pa School Districts

Philadelphia, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

PHILADELPHIA 1 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

Philadelphia, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

PHILADELPHIA
PENNSYLVANIA
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

Philadelphia, Pa Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 1,573,156
Households: 621,567
Median Age: 35

Philadelphia, Pa Average Weather (degrees F)

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Philadelphia, Pa Neighborhoods & Zip Codes


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