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1217 Realty Group Blog 2017-06-12T17:40:13+00:00

Philadelphia Real Estate to Finish Strong in 2017

As the weather turns cooler and people start getting ready for the holidays, the real estate market in the City of Brotherly Love is expected to stay its current course, which means that it will [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|

IMN Multi Family Forum Conference Recap:

1217 Realty Group recently attended the 2nd Annual Middle-Market Multifamily Forum (East) in Orlando and our Portfolio Manager, Jesse Shemesh, moderated the panel on New Apartment Construction and Marketing Units. It was an informative two-day [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|

Gentrification in Philadelphia and How to Identify Up and Coming Neighborhoods

Gentrification takes place when rundown urban areas attract residents of higher income. It’s a controversial phenomenon. Conversations about it can lead in both highly negative and positive directions. As long as major cities remain the [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|

The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Section 8 Housing

Section 8 Housing is the common term for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, one of the three primary rental assistance programs facilitated by the United States government. While not every American individual or family unit [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|

Using Leverage to Finance Your Property and Risk Tolerance

One of the key advantages associated with real estate investments is the ability to leverage at least part of your up-front investment amount with a loan. For example, when you buy $50,000 worth of stocks, [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|