Christina Briglia

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

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: 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: March 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 February news. Real Estate Trends and Market Updates: Philadelphia ranked among most popular places for women to buy homes What: More women are buying homes in Philadelphia than ever before, and Philly is one of the top metro areas where women are able to buy homes without a co-signor. Where: Philadelphia Inquirer When: February 8, 2019...

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Top News in Philly Development: February 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 January news. Openings and Up-and-Coming Development Projects: A Novel Idea opens on East Passyunk Avenue Where: Broad Street Review When: January 3 What: A new, independent bookstore comes to South Philly, focused on promoting local artists. A reported $12 million makeover for South Philly's UA Riverview Plaza is underway Where: Philly Voice When: January 3, 2019...

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Top News in Philly Development: December 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 November news. PODCAST: Philadelphia Developers See Lots More Runway, But Challenges Creating Affordable Housing Where: GlobeSt.com When: November 2, 2018 Penn Ultimate: Why Christian Dalzell Is Betting Big on Philly Where: Commercial Observer When: November 7, 2018 West Philly-bred developer seeks ‘return on community’ when eyeing new projects Where: WHYY When: November 8, 2018 ‘Parking Industry Not Viable...

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Budget-Friendly House Selling Tips for Families on the Go

Guest post by Suzie Wilson When you have a busy family, preparing a house for sale can sometimes make you feel like a deer in headlights. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take heart. Here are some smart strategies for getting things together for a successful home sale. Think neutral Selling your home in a competitive market can feel challenging enough, but when children are part of the picture, opportunities to prepare can seem slim. However, focus your mind on presenting your home as neutral. Your objective is to make your house as easy for buyers to envision living in as possible....

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