516 S Conestoga St – SOLD

REDUCED to sell this year! At this new price, this house is the definition of “bang for your buck” and was renovated throughout with special care to preserve the property’s original charm. Upgrades include recessed lighting, crown molding, new Bruce hardwood floors downstairs and neutral carpet upstairs, nice ceiling fans, new boiler and water heater, new windows, new roof and electric. The enclosed front porch, which makes for a great sitting room or bike storage, opens to the spacious living room with decorative mantel and turned staircase. Beyond that is the good-sized dining room that opens to the kitchen. Talk about form meeting function: The kitchen has cherry flat-panel cabinets, cool glass tile backsplash, sleek GE stainless steel appliances and stylish stainless and glass vent hood. The heated mudroom has hook-ups for convenient first-floor laundry and opens to the deep backyard. Upstairs are three sunny bedrooms with good closet space and a spotless bathroom with working skylight, rain showerhead, marble tub surround and wall tile, and a pretty pedestal sink. This home is nestled on a one-way street with front gardens boasting pride of ownership, just a stone’s throw from Cedar Park and Angora Park and convenient to both the Baltimore Ave and 52nd St corridors, public transit and a ZipCar location.

  • SOLD: $114,900
  • 3 beds/1 bath
  • 1,215 sq ft
  • Fully renovated

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116 N 61st St – SOLD

Why rent when you can buy this move-in ready house? The current owner has brought this classic rowhome into the 21st century—you get details like nice original woodwork and hardwood floors with inlay along with recessed lighting, main floor laundry and a freshly renovated kitchen and bath. Enter through a gorgeous original double front door into the nice-sized living room wired for cable and ready for your wall-mount TV.  A lovely archway with pillars joins the living room to the dining room with built-in storage and a passthrough window to the kitchen with newer ceramic tile floor, cabinets and countertops, plus access to the laundry room. Upstairs is the spacious front bedroom with bay window, a decent-sized middle bedroom, and a large rear bedroom with two exposures. The hall bath has a huge skylight and clawfoot tub and has been updated with a new vanity and ceramic tile floor. The second floor also has new laminate flooring and ceiling fans throughout, plus the charm of the original woodwork on the large linen closet and the original banister. Don’t forget the location, which is super convenient to the El and the Market St and 60th St commercial strips. If you can come up with first and last month’s rent for a new apartment, then you can afford to buy this home; with FHA or other special financing, your down payment could be under $2,000.

  • $57,000
  • 3 bd/1ba
  • 1,118 sq ft

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621 S Conestoga St – SOLD

West Philly’s most popular builder does it again, bringing his trademark quality renovations and respect for original details to a nice Cobb’s Creek block. This classic porchfront rowhome was restored to its original beauty with all the right stuff updated. The lovely details—front door, coffered ceiling, hardwood floors, turned staircase, decorative fireplace, extra-wide woodwork, skylight and bench window seat—make this a warm and inviting home, while modern touches—kitchen with black granite counters, maple cabinets, GE stainless steel appliances, glass mosaic backsplash and undermount sink; new roof, heater, electric and windows; and a finished basement—make it worry-free. Forget the cookie-cutter rehabs out there; this is what a renovation should look and feel like. This home is nestled on a one-way street with front gardens boasting pride of ownership, and just a short walk to Cedar Park and Angora Park and convenient to both the Baltimore Ave and 52nd St corridors, public transit and a ZipCar location.

  • $124,900
  • 3 beds/2 baths
  • 1,260 sq ft
  • Finished basement

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5237 Walton Ave – SOLD

Here’s an opportunity to own a house on a great block where property values are continuing to rise—check the comps! This porchfront rowhome is in move-in condition and has some nice details, and even newer heater and central air; it just needs some elbow grease and cosmetic upgrades. Vestibule entry leads to the spacious living room with original hardwood floors with decorative inlay, pretty turned staircase and decorative fireplace. The spacious dining room also has hardwoods and leads to the modern kitchen with oak cabinets, dishwasher, stainless steel range and built-in microwave. The rear mudroom has a half bath and laundry hook-ups and leads to the large rear yard. The second floor has four bedrooms and a hall bath. The large basement offers plenty of storage space. This is a perfect candidate for an FHA 203K renovation loan.

  • $100,000 – SOLD
  • 4 beds/1.5 baths
  • 1,380 sq ft
  • Porchfront rowhome

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1455 N Edgewood St – SOLD

Why pay rent when you can own a home for less per month? Invest in your future with this lovely Carroll Park home. Totally renovated in 1990, this porchfront rowhome has been very well-maintained over the years by a professional management company—the roof, windows, electrical, plumbing and heating have all been updated, carpets replaced and everything is freshly painted. Enter into the bright living room with pretty turned staircase leading to separate dining room, both with recently refinished hardwood floors, and well laid-out ceramic tiled kitchen leading to backyard with porch. The second floor is carpeted, all three bedrooms have decent closets and the hall bath is in great shape. Clean unfinished basement offers plenty of storage space. This home is also great for investors: totally turn-key and available as a package with six other properties.

  • SOLD: $33,300
  • 3 beds/1 bath
  • 1,084 sq ft
  • Porchfront rowhome

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5837 Christian St – SOLD

SPECIAL FINANCING AVAILABLE

Why pay rent when you can own a home for less per month? Invest in your future with this lovely Cobbs Creek home. Totally renovated in 1990, this porchfront rowhome has been very well-maintained over the years by a professional management company—the roof, windows, electrical, plumbing and heating have all been updated, carpets replaced and everything is freshly painted. The house has a tiled vestibule entrance leading to living room with a nice turned staircase and decorative fireplace, separate dining room and large eat-in kitchen with tons of storage space. All three bedrooms have recently refinished hardwood floors and decent closets and the hall bath is in great shape. Clean unfinished basement offers plenty of storage space. This home is also great for investors: totally turn-key and available as a package with three other properties.

  • SOLD: $47,700
  • 3 beds/1 bath
  • 1,290 sq ft
  • Porchfront rowhome

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422 N 54th St – SOLD

Great opportunity for a first-time homebuyer or investor. This spacious porchfront twin features nice original details throughout and an updated kitchen, bathroom, roof, plumbing and electrical. The vestibule entry with original tile and wainscoting opens to a bright living room with hardwood floors and pretty turned staircase. The large dining room with original decorative mantel leads to a spacious eat-in kitchen with large window cutout, making for a great entertainment space. Upstairs you will find four bedrooms, including a large front bedroom with bay window, and a ceramic tile bathroom. Large basement offers plenty of storage space. Move in to this right-size home and make it your own.

  • $60,000 – SOLD
  • 4 beds/1 bath
  • 1,230 sq ft

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6049 Irving St – SOLD

SPECIAL FINANCING AVAILABLE

Why pay rent when you can own a home for less per month? Invest in your future with this lovely home on a quiet West Philadelphia block. Totally renovated in 1990, this porchfront rowhome has been very well-maintained over the years by a professional management company—the roof, windows, electrical, plumbing and heating have all been updated, carpets replaced and everything is freshly painted. Enter into the living room with refinished original hardwood floors with decorative inlay, a nice turned staircase and decorative fireplace; separate dining room; large ceramic tile eat-in kitchen with tons of storage space leading to rear yard. All three bedrooms are carpeted and have decent closets, with a nice bay window in the front bedroom, and the ceramic tile hall bath is in great shape. Clean unfinished basement offers plenty of storage space. This home is also great for investors: totally turn-key and available as a package with six other properties.

  • $65,000 $55,000 – Sold
  • 3 beds/1bath
  • 1,110 sq ft
  • Porchfront rowhome

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1543 N Alden St – SOLD

SPECIAL FINANCING AVAILABLE

Why pay rent when you can own a home for less per month? Invest in your future with this lovely Carroll Park home. Totally renovated in 1990, this porchfront rowhome has been very well-maintained over the years by a professional management company—the roof, windows, electrical, plumbing and heating have all been updated, carpets replaced and everything is freshly painted. The house has a vestibule entrance leading to living room and separate dining room with recently refinished hardwood floors and large ceramic tiled kitchen. The second floor is carpeted, all three bedrooms have decent closets and the hall bath is in great shape. Clean unfinished basement offers plenty of storage space. This home is also great for investors: totally turn-key and available as a package with six other properties.

  • $75,000 $62,000
  • 3 beds/1bath
  • 1,350 sq ft
  • Porchfront rowhome

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