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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

711 SPRUCE ST
$2,300,000 
711 SPRUCE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

6 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4,658 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2427 PINE ST
$1,249,000 
2427 PINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,900 sqft
Courtesy of Margaux Genovese Pelegrin, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2101 MARKET ST #2907
$769,000 
2101 MARKET ST #2907
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,254 sqft
Courtesy of Anne Koons, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
2511 WAVERLY ST
$675,000 
2511 WAVERLY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,320 sqft
Courtesy of Jeffrey Block, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
115 E ROUMFORT RD #6
$495,000 
115 E ROUMFORT RD #6
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,773 sqft
Courtesy of Rob Lamb, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
414 S 49TH ST
$460,000 
414 S 49TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,586 sqft
Courtesy of Jeffrey Block, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2417 MANNING ST
$425,000 
2417 MANNING ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
814 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
130 DUDLEY ST
$419,900 
130 DUDLEY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,600 sqft
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2546 S 2ND ST
$399,000 
2546 S 2ND ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,000 sqft
Courtesy of John Brown, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
51 W WALNUT LN
$339,500 
51 W WALNUT LN
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,372 sqft
Courtesy of Loretta Witt, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
301 RACE ST #316
$275,000 
301 RACE ST #316
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
850 sqft
Courtesy of Stephen Ferguson, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2641 JASPER ST
$240,000 
2641 JASPER ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,118 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
125 W POMONA ST
$185,000 
125 W POMONA ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,173 sqft
Courtesy of Loretta Witt, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
8841 BLUE GRASS RD
$165,000 
8841 BLUE GRASS RD
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,107 sqft
Courtesy of Jane Andrews, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown
455 W SCHOOL HOUSE LN
$150,000 
455 W SCHOOL HOUSE LN
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,152 sqft
Courtesy of Charles Downes, BHHS Fox & Roach-Gladwyne
407 S TANEY ST
$3,200 
407 S TANEY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,710 sqft
Courtesy of Jean Gadra, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
2409 GRAYS FERRY AVE
$2,900 
2409 GRAYS FERRY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,590 sqft
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1721 WYLIE ST
$2,395 
1721 WYLIE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,456 sqft
Courtesy of Jessica Dubin, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
5459 CEDAR AVE #B
$1,090 
5459 CEDAR AVE #B
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
1,656 sqft
Courtesy of Gail Gioielli, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
5459 CEDAR AVE #A
$1,090 
5459 CEDAR AVE #A
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Gail Gioielli, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut

Philadelphia, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 84 $178,307 $168,766

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

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Philadelphia, Pa Neighborhoods & Zip Codes


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