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Airbnb suffers big defeat in Jersey City. Here’s what that means.
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Airbnb suffers big defeat in Jersey City. Here’s what that means.

FILE - Campaign fliers cajoling residents to vote yes on a referendum in Jersey City, New Jersey. Residents on Tuesday voted in favor of a city law...

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Realtor.com ranks Philadelphia at No. 10 as a top market for flipping
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Realtor.com ranks Philadelphia at No. 10 as a top market for flipping

Philadelphia is ranked in the top 10 on a list that showcases the top markets for flipping homes. Realtor.com recently unveiled its list of the The...

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The most expensive homes on the market in Philadelphia (PHOTOS)
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The most expensive homes on the market in Philadelphia (PHOTOS)

The $25 million penthouse being marketed at the Laurel quickly became Philadelphia's most expensive residential property when it listed last month....

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Two Philadelphia-area real estate firms make $53M deal in North Carolina
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Two Philadelphia-area real estate firms make $53M deal in North Carolina

Two Philadelphia-area real estate firms have made a deal down south. Wynnewood-based Merion Realty Partners sold the Thornhill Apartments in...

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Sheetz store chain owner G. Robert Sheetz sells Boca Raton mansion
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Sheetz store chain owner G. Robert Sheetz sells Boca Raton mansion

G. Robert Sheetz, the co-owner of the Altoona-based Sheetz convenience store chain, sold a recently completed mansion in Boca Raton's Royal Palm...

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Toll Brothers plans mixed-use project in prime D.C. redevelopment area
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Toll Brothers plans mixed-use project in prime D.C. redevelopment area

Toll Brothers is planning a large mixed-use development adjacent to Audi Field in Buzzard Point in Washington D. C., eyeing the redevelopment of a...

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Pew research: 3 reasons why people are leaving Philadelphia
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Pew research: 3 reasons why people are leaving Philadelphia

Despite population growth in Philadelphia over the last decade, about 60,000 people leave the city every year. A new research report from the Pew...

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Letter to the Editor: Living, working, and thriving in Philadelphia
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Letter to the Editor: Living, working, and thriving in Philadelphia

The Sept. 3rd article, "Think Philadelphia is an affordable place to live? Think again.", doesn't fully capture the value and opportunity offered...

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Spring Garden Lending continues geographic expansion into Washington, D.C.
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Spring Garden Lending continues geographic expansion into Washington, D.C.

Spring Garden Lending, the provider of bridge financing to local real estate developers formed in late 2016 by former Valley Green Bank CEO Jay...

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Philadelphia-area title company expanding into regional HQ in Phoenix
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Philadelphia-area title company expanding into regional HQ in Phoenix

The title company debuted in the Arizona market in 2015. Company officials said it is already eyeing expansion into other markets as it ramps up...

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Trump moves to send mortgage giants back to private sector
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Trump moves to send mortgage giants back to private sector

The administration’s 49 recommendations to overhaul America’s housing finance system are unlikely to find an eager audience in Congress, which has...

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What are the top neighborhoods in Philadelphia luring home buyers?
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What are the top neighborhoods in Philadelphia luring home buyers?

There's a place for everyone in Philadelphia (aka, the city of Brotherly Love). It's a healthy mix of suburban and urban neighborhoods, where...

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A boom time for the bunker business and doomsday capitalists
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A boom time for the bunker business and doomsday capitalists

In recent years, personalized disaster prep has grown into a multimillion-dollar business, fueled by a seemingly endless stream of new and revamped...

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N.J., Atlantic City still have highest U.S. foreclosure rates
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N.J., Atlantic City still have highest U.S. foreclosure rates

U. S. foreclosure Activity has been declining dramatically in the post-recession years but the Philadelphia region is still working its way through...

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Former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green gets prison time for corruption
News 3 months ago
Former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green gets prison time for corruption

U. S. District Court Judge Wendy Beetlestone also sentenced Green, 72, to one year supervised release, forfeiture of $76,581, and a $17,500 fine....

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$700 million mixed-use project on 650 acres proposed near Md./Delaware line
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$700 million mixed-use project on 650 acres proposed near Md./Delaware line

ELKTON - A massive mixed-use project on 650 acres near the Maryland-Delaware line was unveiled Wednesday in this tiny, historic town as the ongoing...

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Sausage king and queen take stock
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Sausage king and queen take stock

Editor's note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership with The New York Times. Subscribers will see stories like this every...

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​Why mid-size cities struggle to catch up to superstar cities
News 4 months ago
​Why mid-size cities struggle to catch up to superstar cities

WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. - Within sight of a couple of huge brick smokestacks, looming witnesses to a past built on tobacco and powered by coal, there...

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US building permits fall by the most since 2017
News 4 months ago
US building permits fall by the most since 2017

The housing market continues to face a “seemingly offsetting set of headwinds and tailwinds,” said one analyst....

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Gentrification ‘benefits local residents’, research finds
News 4 months ago
Gentrification ‘benefits local residents’, research finds

New homes are going up across the street from older homes in Salemtown, a neighborhood experiencing some of the greatest change in Nashville during...

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Proposed neighborhood near Port Richmond wows review board
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Proposed neighborhood near Port Richmond wows review board

More than 1,000 new homes could be coming to a massive vacant parcel between the Delaware River and Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood. The...

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Risky borrowing is making a comeback, but banks are on the sideline
News 5 months ago
Risky borrowing is making a comeback, but banks are on the sideline

With roughly 50 million residential properties, and $10 trillion in amassed debt, the U. S. mortgage market is the largest source of consumer...

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Greater Philadelphia apartments: Where are the most and least expensive neighborhoods for renting?
News 5 months ago
Greater Philadelphia apartments: Where are the most and least expensive neighborhoods for renting?

Apartments.com recently released a report on the Philadelphia apartment market. In particular, they measured the 10 most expensive and the 10 least...

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Affordable housing: Pennsylvania program now targeting suburban and rural areas
News 5 months ago
Affordable housing: Pennsylvania program now targeting suburban and rural areas

Spiking housing costs are creating a shortage of affordable options in Pennsylvania's suburbs and rural areas, state officials said this week as...

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Freedom Mortgage's RoundPoint acquisition will vault it into the top 10 U.S. mortgage servicers
News 5 months ago
Freedom Mortgage's RoundPoint acquisition will vault it into the top 10 U.S. mortgage servicers

Freedom Mortgage Corp. has agreed to buy competitor RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp. in a deal that would make the combined company one of the...

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