Philadelphia, PA Real Estate Listings


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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

500 S FRONT ST
$975,000 
500 S FRONT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2700 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
417 S 16TH ST
$799,000 
417 S 16TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2472 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Mary Genovese, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
833 N WOODSTOCK ST
$569,000 
833 N WOODSTOCK ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2202 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Ellen Steiner, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
1724 SPRUCE ST #3
$565,000 
1724 SPRUCE ST #3
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
863 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Mary Genovese, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
801 SOUTH ST #E
$485,000 
801 SOUTH ST #E
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2044 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1018 S CLEVELAND ST
$445,000 
1018 S CLEVELAND ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2100 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Samuel Franklin, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1206 E FLETCHER ST
$419,900 
1206 E FLETCHER ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2368 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1826 PEMBERTON ST
$410,000 
1826 PEMBERTON ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
960 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Jeffrey Block, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
861 N 20TH ST
$399,000 
861 N 20TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2445 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1101 SOUTH ST #C
$379,000 
1101 SOUTH ST #C
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1073 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Brian Stetler, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2029 E HUNTINGDON ST
$369,900 
2029 E HUNTINGDON ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2500 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
5222-24 GERMANTOWN AVE
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
4651 N 6TH ST
$295,000 
4651 N 6TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3008 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Cecilia Fernandez, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
3447 INDIAN QUEEN LN
$229,900 
3447 INDIAN QUEEN LN
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1620 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Thomas Higgins, BHHS Fox & Roach-Spring House
8138 FARNSWORTH ST
$181,500 
8138 FARNSWORTH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1386 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Marian Lacey Walls, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown JL
7202 LIMEKILN PIKE
$162,000 
7202 LIMEKILN PIKE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1534 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Amanda Saunders, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
7410 DUNGAN RD
$160,000 
7410 DUNGAN RD
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1120 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Lynn Boback, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown
358 GLADSTONE ST
$115,000 
358 GLADSTONE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1016 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
4143 KNORR ST
$115,000 
4143 KNORR ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
720 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Jason Cartwright, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown
2622 ANNIN ST
Courtesy of Deborah McMullan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut

Philadelphia, PA Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2014 3,003 $199,213 $169,309

Philadelphia, PA School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ACT ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 7-12, 9-12 19138 No Rating
AD PRIMA CS K-6, K-8 19004 9
ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS CS K-6, K-8 19121 2
ANTONIA PANTOJA COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL K-6, K-8 19140 No Rating
ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA K-12 19103 No Rating
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Philadelphia, PA School Rankings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 1-10.

PHILADELPHIA 2 out of 10
PENNSYLVANIA 5 out of 10

Philadelphia, PA School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

GreatSchools 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 GreatSchools.net

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: 1,543,884
Households: 625,350
Median Age: 33

Philadelphia, PA Average Weather (degrees F)

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Philadelphia, PA Neighborhoods & Zip Codes


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Center City-Art Museum
2451 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130(215) 763-2100
Center City-Rittenhouse Hotel
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Suite 406
Philadelphia, PA 19103(215) 546-0550
Center City-Rittenhouse Sq
1818 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103(215) 893-9800
Center City-Society Hill
530 Walnut Street
Suite 260
Philadelphia, PA 19106(215) 627-6005
Chestnut Hill
8400 Germantown Avenue
Suite 2
Philadelphia, PA 19118(215) 247-3750
Relocation
1 INTERNATIONAL PLAZA SUITE 100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19113(610) 595-0200
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