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My Favorite Neighborhood: Washington Square

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Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA My favorite neighborhood in Philadelphia is Washington Square. It’s laid back, great for outdoor recreation and exercise, has easy access to all that the city has to offer, and it has a unique personality thanks to its rich history. Old printing press buildings have been converted into modern condominiums and apartment […]

Make Philly Your Home: Eakins Oval

Philadelphia Landmark Profile: Eakins Oval Philadelphia is home to some of the most beautiful architecture, history, and culture in the U.S. At Maxwell Realty, we know Philly. Read on for the insider’s guide to one of Philly’s best loved spots: the iconic Eakins Oval. Intersecting pedestrian pathways, fountains and sculptures comprise the Philadelphia Art Museum’s […]

Why Choose Maxwell Realty Over a Discount Brokerage?

Why you should choose Maxwell Realty over a discount brokerage: short term savings vs. long term gain Discount real estate brokerages have grown in popularity as housing market consumers look for ways to save money. Although discount brokerage fees are lower than traditional 6% real estate commission rates, there are distinct and significant differences in […]

Lessons from Dad: The Max in Maxwell Realty

Lessons Learned from the Maxwell Realty Company Founder, M. Maxwell Alperin New Year’s is traditionally a time for making resolutions. At Maxwell Realty, this time of year is when we renew our commitment to what I learned from the agency’s founder, my father, M. Maxwell Alperin. These lessons from Dad guide the positive experience Maxwell […]

Why You Should Resolve to Invest in Real Estate in 2021

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Is now a good time to invest in real estate? If you’re wondering whether this is the right time to invest in real estate, read on… The world is ready to bid farewell to 2020 – and say hello to the promises of 2021, in the form of Covid-19 vaccinations, the eventual eradication of the […]

Should I Flip My Property in 2021?

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In 2021, is it better to hold or flip your property? Reflecting on these final days of 2020, I think we all can admit this year was high drama, with lasting impact. While this year has been dramatically different from years past, as we look to 2021, the question of whether to flip or hold […]

Five Ways to Get the Most out of Your Rental Investment

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Minimize to Maximize Rental Income: When Less Means More Money Minimalism is on trend in fashion and in homes. It’s also a good mantra for maximizing rental income on an apartment. Getting the most out of your rental investment is as much about reducing costs and potential financial risk as it is about charging the […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: West Rittenhouse

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Spotlight on West Rittenhouse, home of the Riverwalk luxury apartments There are many neighborhoods to choose from when moving to Philadelphia, but none can compare with the vibrant, convenient, and luxury apartments in West Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Just beyond Rittenhouse Square, the West Rittenhouse neighborhood is home to some of the most luxurious apartments the city […]

A Rittenhouse Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving in Rittenhouse Square The holidays are one of the things that make living in Rittenhouse Square so special. We’ve compiled a list of local restaurants offering indoor, outdoor, dine-in, and take-out options so you can make the most of this year’s Rittenhouse Thanksgiving dinner. Here in our beloved city, Thanksgiving Day is cause for […]

The New Four Seasons Hotel

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Has Philadelphia thanked this new hotel enough? First, this writer has no financial interest in the Four Seasons hotel chain! This addition to the northern end of the 19103 is a place you must see and go to ASAP. After the beautiful reception we received upon entry, the off-the-charts elevator literally whisked us up 60 […]