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

1924 GEARY ST
$1,000,000 
1924 GEARY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

5280 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1924 GEARY ST
$1,000,000 
1924 GEARY ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 2/4 Baths
8040 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kathleen Conway, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
20 S LETITIA ST #4A
$859,000 
20 S LETITIA ST #4A
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2746 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
814 N 23RD ST
$525,000 
814 N 23RD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1796 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Damon Michels, BHHS Fox & Roach-Wayne
508 S 3RD ST
$485,000 
508 S 3RD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1200 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
604-36 S WASHINGTON SQ #2603
$449,000 
604-36 S WASHINGTON SQ #2603
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1200 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Janet Margolies, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
4005 POWELTON AVE
$399,000 
4005 POWELTON AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2025 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Jeffrey Block, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
1122 SNYDER AVE
$299,000 
1122 SNYDER AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1538 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Gregory Damis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
224-30 W RITTENHOUSE SQ #217
$269,900 
224-30 W RITTENHOUSE SQ #217
PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
570 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Johanna Loke, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
207 WOLF ST
$249,000 
207 WOLF ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1078 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Deborah McMullan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1110 W PORTER ST
$229,000 
1110 W PORTER ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1248 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Deborah McMullan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
234 W RITNER ST
$200,000 
234 W RITNER ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1194 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Michael McCann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1840 FARRINGTON RD
$169,900 
1840 FARRINGTON RD
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1260 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Millie Schoenberg, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bryn Mawr
136 WRIGHT ST
$165,900 
136 WRIGHT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1050 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Rainny Truscott, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford Stn
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
2942-44 E ST
$129,900 
2942-44 E ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4058 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Gregory Damis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
2409 S FAIRHILL ST
$79,000 
2409 S FAIRHILL ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1016 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Deborah McMullan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
5456 PINE ST
$74,000 
5456 PINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1560 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kevin McGillicuddy, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
5942 CEDAR AVE
$65,000 
5942 CEDAR AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1140 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kevin McGillicuddy, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
2545 ELLSWORTH ST
$59,000 
2545 ELLSWORTH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1039 sq. ft.
Courtesy of Kevin McGillicuddy, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel

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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