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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

607 ADMIRALS WAY
$699,999 
607 ADMIRALS WAY
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,130 sqft
Courtesy of Danielle White, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
607 ADMIRALS WAY
$699,999 
607 ADMIRALS WAY
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,130 sqft
Courtesy of Danielle White, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1716 TULIP ST #7
$550,000 
1716 TULIP ST #7
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,920 sqft
Courtesy of Bryan Capone, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1612 WEBSTER ST
$519,000 
1612 WEBSTER ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,735 sqft
Courtesy of John Portland, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2212-14 E HAGERT ST
$485,000 
2212-14 E HAGERT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,892 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
8216-20 THOURON AVE
$295,000 
8216-20 THOURON AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,604 sqft
Courtesy of Phanerrica Muhammad, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2135 SIGEL ST
$225,000 
2135 SIGEL ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,062 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
15 W DUVAL ST
$219,000 
15 W DUVAL ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
987 sqft
Courtesy of Frank DeFazio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
9310 CLOVERLY RD
$210,000 
9310 CLOVERLY RD
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,240 sqft
Courtesy of Donna McHugh, BHHS Fox & Roach-Southampton
8024 TERRY ST
$159,900 
8024 TERRY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
914 sqft
Courtesy of Malkhaz Chania, BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
5720 WISSAHICKON AVE #C1
Courtesy of Thia Baugh, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
907 S 2ND ST
$4,600 
907 S 2ND ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,700 sqft
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
830 S 2ND ST #B
$4,200 
830 S 2ND ST #B
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,500 sqft
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
600 COMMODORE CT #2626
$3,000 
600 COMMODORE CT #2626
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,353 sqft
Courtesy of Mark Wade, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1323 RODMAN ST
$2,700 
1323 RODMAN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,344 sqft
Courtesy of Kevin McGillicuddy, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
1500 CHESTNUT ST #13F
$2,500 
1500 CHESTNUT ST #13F
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
918 sqft
Courtesy of Stephanie Uff, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1012 DICKINSON ST #1
$1,650 
1012 DICKINSON ST #1
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Tina DeJesse, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
171 GRAPE ST #302
$1,425 
171 GRAPE ST #302
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
171 GRAPE ST #204
$1,400 
171 GRAPE ST #204
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1315 S BROAD ST #2F
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
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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: 1,578,455
Households: 624,318
Median Age: 36

Philadelphia, Pa Average Weather (degrees F)

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Philadelphia, Pa Neighborhoods & Zip Codes


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