Christina Briglia

CHRISTINA BRIGLIA, REALTOR®
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Top News in Philly Development: October 2018

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. A day in the life of Philadelphia, and the people who make it go Where: WHYY When: August 28, 2018 Delaware River Waterfront Once A Hotspot For Millionaires Where: Hidden City Philadelphia When: September 5, 2018 Philadelphia historian who holds deed to first ‘White House’ wants to sell vast collection Where: Fox News When: September 5,...

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Top News in Philly Development: September 2018

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. The Greener Case for More Trees in Philly Where: Philly Mag When: August 1, 2018 Is Philly’s housing market still hot? As buyers grow nervous and tired, home prices are slowing Where: Philadelphia Inquirer When: August 2, 2018 Philly ‘Fashion District’ mall revamp could make a place in the sun for lowly Filbert Street Where: Philadelphia...

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Top News in Philly Development: August 2018

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. What do Philly renters want most? Private laundry, air conditioning, parking Where: The Inquirer When: July 9, 2018 Philadelphia has 2,172,896 parking spaces. So how come you're still circling the block? Where: The Inquirer When: July 12, 2018 Study: Philadelphia Among Top 10 Most Undervalued Cities Based On Livability Where: CBS Philly When: July 13, 2018...

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Top News in Philly Development: July 2018

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. Philadelphia Zoo breaks ground on 20,000-square-foot Earth & Elm Restaurant Where: Philadelphia Business Journal When: June 4, 2018 Office district rising north of Center City, built of beer, barbecue, and exposed brick Where: The Philadelphia Inquirer When: June 6, 2018 Designs to be aired for middle segment of central Delaware River waterfront trail Where: The...

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Philly Roadwork, Road Closings, and Big Projects for 2018

post by Erica Minutella You've probably seen it all over Philly. The roadwork that just exploded everywhere - all at once - this June. But what does it mean for you? Other than more traffic and less parking, of course. Let's start with the basics. Philly has a few big-time projects currently underway, a few of which are predicted to extend into a several month to several year timeline. The top two to look out for? I-95: Projected timeline? A decade. Is anything soon to be completed? Areas around the Betsy Ross Bridge and the Turnpike are expected to be...

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Top News in Philly Development: June 2018

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. How Fishtown, Philadelphia Became America's Hottest New Neighborhood When: May 2, 2018 Where: Forbes $500 Million and Hope Fuel Philadelphia Neighborhood Revitalization When: May 5, 2018 Where: Nonprofit Quarterly Southwark: a South Philly Community School Shows How to Make Progress When: May 10, 2018 Where: Philadelphia Public Record Grace Kelly's Childhood Home Fully Restored,...

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3 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Before Putting Their House Up for Sale

post by Suzie Wilson Selling your home for the first time can be just as exciting as it was buying one. You have to stay on top of the market and coordinate with a real estate agent in order to sell at the highest price. As you begin the process of listing your home, you should consider its current condition and the various ways you can increase its value. Here are some home improvement tips for upping the resale value of your home. [caption id="attachment_968" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Jamie Street[/caption] Start from the Bottom Up When putting your home...

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Top News in Philly Development: May 2018

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 April news. Philadelphia area embraces in-law suites for inter-generational living Where: Philadelphia Inquirer When: April 3, 2018 How Phoenixville was able to rise from the ashes – and what other towns can learn from it Where: Philadelphia Business Journal When: April 5, 2018 Philly home values spike 10.5 percent in new property assessment Where: Curbed Philly...

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Increased Property Taxes: What Are Your Options?

post by Christina Briglia We know that many Philadelphians are concerned with the most recent 2018/2019 reassessment of property values. A great majority of properties have significantly increased in value, and homeowners are feeling the burden of higher real estate taxes. You may have received mail from the City with your new assessment. You’re also able to check out your home’s new assessed value here - http://property.phila.gov. To determine your new annual tax payment, please take the Market Value for 2019 and multiply it by the assessment rate of 0.01379. If you do the same for 2018’s Market Value, you’ll be...

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Top News in Philly Development: April 2018

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 March news. Philly developer envisions townhouse community jutting onto Delaware River Where: Philly Voice When: March 5, 2018 Amazon Prime Now food delivery could hit Philly, with permit for University City grocery hub Where: Philadelphia Inquirer When: March 5, 2018 How to negotiate down your rent increase in Pennsylvania and New Jersey Where: Philadelphia Inquirer When: March 7,...

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