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4 Things to Remember When Choosing an Architect

4 Things to Remember When Choosing an Architect

When it comes to prestigious Philadelphia addresses like 1706 Rittenhouse Square and the Ayer Building, every property is unique. And unique properties require the unique talents of a gifted architect.…

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Timeless Luxury: The Historic Ayer Condominium

Timeless Luxury: The Historic Ayer Condominium

It would stand to reason that America’s “oldest advertising agency” would house itself in a building offering the finest architectural distinctions of the day. N.W. Ayer & Sons, the firm…

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The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Philly right now

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Philly right now

There's no doubt about it: Philadelphia's housing market is on the move. Reports reveal that homes haven't been this hot since before the housing market went kaput. And just this…

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Philly’s 10 most beautiful homes of 2016

Philly’s 10 most beautiful homes of 2016

It's time to make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate, architecture, infrastructure, and neighborhood universes…

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You Can’t Top This: 3 Levels of Luxury, 360-Degree Views, $7M

You Can’t Top This: 3 Levels of Luxury, 360-Degree Views, $7M

The building we now know as the Lanesborough was built in 1929 as the home of the Haverford Club and the Yale Club. Today, it’s home to choice luxury condos,…

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Incredible Lanesborough penthouse with 4 terraces asks $7M

Incredible Lanesborough penthouse with 4 terraces asks $7M

A 3-story penthouse in the Lanesborough at 1601 Locust Street has hit the market to the tune of $7,000,000, offering jaw-dropping skyline views from nearly every room, including the bathrooms.…

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Jawdropper of the Week

Jawdropper of the Week

If you’ve been to Newport, R.I., you’ve probably done the famous Cliff Walk and toured some of the “cottages” the Robber Barons built as summer getaways at the height of…

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Power Brokers: Inside the Lives (and Homes) of Philly’s Million-Dollar Real Estate Agents

Power Brokers: Inside the Lives (and Homes) of Philly’s Million-Dollar Real Estate Agents

Jules is … betwixt. A word about Jules: He’s rich. You have to be to get a showing at the Ayer, the 1929 luxury condo building that faces Washington Square,…

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2015 Awards!

2015 Awards!

As a Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtor, it's a tremendous honor to be recognized as the number one individual agent in the region, and number nine nationally…

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Thank you Angie Carrion and Philadelphia Magazine for noting my magnificent new listing, 607-613 Pine Street

Thank you Angie Carrion and Philadelphia Magazine for noting my magnificent new listing, 607-613 Pine Street

Much like the museum-like Delancey Place residence we featured last week, today’s jaw-dropper is a home with a unique relationship to art: the Society Hill dwelling was originally owned by…

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Thank you James Jennings and Philadelphia Magazine for featuring the sale of this notable property

Thank you James Jennings and Philadelphia Magazine for featuring the sale of this notable property

Former Phillies ace Cliff Lee has had an interesting week. For starters, the club declined his $27.5 million option for 2016, buying him out of the deal for $12.5 million…

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Thank you James Jennings and Philadelphia Magazine for featuring the sale of this exquisite home

Thank you James Jennings and Philadelphia Magazine for featuring the sale of this exquisite home

Need another sign that illustrates just how hot the luxury housing market is at the moment in Philadelphia? Steve Burke’s incredible
Delancey Street mansion finally sold this week. The double­wide property at 1817 Delancey Street had been under contract for about a
year, and it looks likes the head man at NBC Universal (and Comcast’s Chief Operating Officer) sold it for $4.3 million.

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Home Run Listing!

Home Run Listing!

Equisite New Listing located at 1706 Rittenhouse Square Street! Exclusive Condominium with Full Floor Residence in the Heart of Historic Rittenhouse Square. Direct Elevator Access to the Most Spectacular Views…

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1817 DELANCEY

1817 DELANCEY

This spectacular double-wide Town-Home is located on one of Philadephia's most desirable blocks. Exquisitely renovated to retain its old world grandeur while adding all of today's luxurious amenities, the home…

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Endless Opportunities

Endless Opportunities

When it comes to real estate, Laurie Phillips redefines the industry standard for excellence by combining impeccable style with exceptional services. Coming from a background in design and fine arts…

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Luxury by Design

Luxury by Design

LAURIE PHILLIPS BFA '78(Painting/Drawing) remembers the early days of her career as one of Philadelphia’s top luxury-property real estate agents like they were yesterday. And they weren’t easy. “I was…

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A Taste of Philly

A Taste of Philly

The most surprising thing about Philadelphia is that everyone seems to hail from somewhere else. Not Poland or Puerto Rico, but New York, Boston, Texas. “It is such a wonderful…

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Homes in move-in condition selling quickly and at healthy prices

Homes in move-in condition selling quickly and at healthy prices

You may be surprised to learn that things are already shifting away from the extreme buyers' market of the last few years. Quality homes in move-in condition in Center City…

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Council agrees to postpone AVI - we need to get mayor nutter on board

Council agrees to postpone AVI - we need to get mayor nutter on board

Dear Neighbors, Friends & Colleagues, After weeks of intense debate, City Council came to the same conclusion as the 20 civic associations in the Tax Fairness Coalition: that the new…

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