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Montgomery County Market Update

By Jennifer Riner, Trulia

While  home buyers across the U.S. feel priced out of some markets, some counties near big metro areas offer affordable options. Although inventory is dropping in the starter-home segment, not all markets are responding with rising prices. Continue reading

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The original Mount Pleasant in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park

The original Mount Pleasant in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park

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Mount Pleasant’s center, front-to-back reception hall with side stair on the left.

Recently Curbed Philly published a guide to the 15 significant homes of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. For those of you who don’t know, Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park system in the United States with 9,200 acres of contiguous land, dwarfing Central Park’s 843 acres in New York City. One of the homes featured in the Curbed Philly guide is the rather famous Mount Pleasant, considered an excellent example of English Colonial architecture in the United States and described in the Curbed piece this way: Continue reading

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Wendie Steffens

Wendie Steffens

Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty announced that experienced residential realtor Wendie Loughran Steffens has joined the company.

“As my business has grown, I realized I needed to be able to offer my clients Continue reading

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