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

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|

What’s Happening in Philadelphia Real Estate

Recently, experts have observed what appears to be a continuous rebounding trend in the state of suburban Philadelphia real estate. For some time, one of the biggest points of discussion regarding Philadelphia real estate has [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|

1217’s Takeaways From Bisnow’s Philadelphia Multifamily Forum

1217 attended the Bisnow's Philadelphia Multifamily Forum  last week and wanted to relay the consensus and insights from the event. As it comes to no surprise - everyone and their mother is saying the Philly [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Philadelphia, Real Estate Investing, Residential|