Christina Briglia

CHRISTINA BRIGLIA, REALTOR®
267-231-5484 | phc.christina@gmail.com

Are there Skeletons in your New Closet?

post by Kim Minutella Have you ever found yourself up late at night -- maybe you’re hunched over your laptop with a strict deadline to meet, or laying on your bed with your eyes wide open and glued to the ceiling fan because you can’t sleep -- and then suddenly you hear a noise in the dark that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand on end? The sound could be the creak of a floorboard, or the screech of rusted hinges as a door shifts, or maybe the thump of a fallen object. Either way, it...

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Top News in Philly Development: November 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from October news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: $12.6 billion: Why the company that built Philly’s skyline is being sold to a California firm What: Liberty Property Trust is responsible for some of Philly's most important buildings - like the Comcast Center and the transformation of the Navy Yard into the business corridor it is today....

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Top News in Philly Development: October 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from September news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: Attention, Bargain Hunters! Here Are the 10 Cities With the Most Homes Under $100K Where: SFGate What: Philadelphia among top 10 cities in US with high inventory of homes under $100K. Philly's Life Science Boom Will Be Heavy On Coworking Where: Bisnow What: Philly might see the rise...

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Getting Fit, and Staying Fit, for Moving Day: A Q&A with SerenaFit

[caption id="attachment_1224" align="alignleft" width="300"] Serena Scanzillo, owner of SerenaFit[/caption] Philly is a city of entrepreneurs, college students, families – in other words, a city of people who might not have a whole lot of extra time for fitness on top of everything else on their plates. One local business owner is looking to change that with a series of fitness classes, offered live and online, that clients can join from anywhere. We spoke with Serena Scanzillo, owner of SerenaFit, to learn more about her innovative approach to bringing exercise into the lives of busy Philadelphians (and others outside town!) And...

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Top News in Philly Development: September 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from August news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: This Top Real Estate Agent Says 'Wellness' Homes Will Help People Live Longer Where: Forbes What: Open construction plans, smart appliances, lower toxicity materials, and more are part of a growing trend to build new construction homes that promote healthier lifestyles. Institutional Investors Are Selling Pennsylvania Real Estate...

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Top News in Philly Development: August 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from July news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: Announcing Hey Rich Girl Real Estate E-Learning Platform Where: Guru Observer What: A new e-learning platform dedicated to women interested in learning the fundamentals of real estate investing launches under the name of Hey Rich Girl. Philadelphia's Changing Real Estate Market North of Fishtown Where: Digital Journal What:...

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Good’s Vintage: Philly Furniture with a Story

How do you find furniture that's built to last? It's the question that drives homeowners, new and old, to a small shop in the Italian Market, where pieces of furniture mingle with antique jewelry, silverware, knickknacks, and the memorabilia of lives fully lived. And it's the question that drives owner Keith Allibone of Good's Vintage to scour flea markets, scrapyards, moving sales, sidewalks, auctions, and more. All just to find a piece with a story. A piece that's been around a while - perhaps 50 years, maybe more. A piece that will still be around a while more, moving on...

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Top News in Philly Development: July 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from June news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: New study finds elevated risk of pollution exposure in some of Philly’s hottest neighborhoods What: Unlike other cities in the Northeast, a study finds that a higher concentration of pollution can be found in Philly's more popular neighborhoods - owing in part to the location of the Vine...

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Why Stamped Concrete Makes Sense For Your Home

guest post by Bill Michaels City dwellers are accustomed to living in the “concrete jungle.” Life can be exciting amidst the many neighborhoods and activities of urban life. The concrete itself is usually pretty boring, though. Philadelphia has unique ways of bringing some life to the drab surface, like its world-famous murals in unexpected places. But there is another way to bring life to this grey blandness: stamped concrete. Whether you only have a couple square feet of sidewalk or a large patio and driveway, stamped concrete can add some character to your home. With its huge variety of designs,...

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Top News in Philly Development: June 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from May news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: Philly housing costs rising faster for poor and middle-income residents than for the wealthy What: A new study finds that from 2007-18, housing costs for those making below the national median income rose by 8 percent in Philadelphia. Where: Metro Energy Efficiency Regulations Are Hitting U.S. Cities. How...

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