Pennsport Fixer Upper…NOT in the MLS!!!

Large 3-story Pennsport Fixer upper overlooking the Park for sale!!!   3xx Tasker Street.. Very HOT location. asking 199k. check the comps, resale price for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home at this Primo location makes this a Do-able deal!!

Contact Jim Onesti for details.  BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors, Mccann Team,  jonesti@mccannteam.com 215-627-6005   215-440-2052
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New Philly Rehab Deals!!! February 2014

Thank you to all of our clients who keep bringing us great deals!!

New rehab and new construction deals for sale:  cropped-jim-81111-030.jpg

2 lots, street to street, Northern Liberties, $212,500 each, potential resale $700,000 ea. River views,

2 car garages!

Passyunk Square, 2 story fixer upper on the North side of the neighborhood, 100k!! potential resale 325k. HOME RUN

Fishtown, 9 lots, 110k each, Build 9-New Construction homes at a great location in one of the hottest locations in Philadelphia. potential resale 475k each

For more information contact Jim Onesti, Mccann Team, BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors    jonesti@mccannteam.com

#1 Real Estate Team in Philadelphia   ~  Over 600 settled transactions in 2013!! cropped-kit1.jpg

New This Week…

The median list price in Philadelphia this week is $225,000

The market action index has been trending down lately indicating demand falling along with supply. Conditions point to mildly negative trends for the market.

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For a summary of this weeks activity: CLICK HERE!

For a market update report: CLICK HERE!

For more information, to sign up for weekly updates OR to find out what your home is worth, contact me today!! Jim Onesti. 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com

Jim Onesti & The McCann Team Bring You ANOTHER Investor Success Story!

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Just last year we found our developer clients a phenomenal and rarely offered Northern Liberties buy! It consisted of a great piece of land located at 973-75 N 5th and 1004-12 N Orkney Streets.

Not only did we help them find and purchase the site but we also successfully guided them through the zoning and permit process. In addition to our vast development knowledge we also assisted in everything from designing to branding and marketing these homes.

2While in the process of building these seven brand new, astounding new construction homes, we were able to pre-sell six of them- months before completion!!! Our client paid just around $100k per lot and sold them for a whopping $520k to $620k each!

We love working with investors and developers and there is nothing that we don’t know about this business. This is just one of the many amazing success stories that we are able to tell!

If you would like more information about our marketing plan, our vast knowledge and experience or our proven marketing plan and track record contact me today!

3We always have lots and fixer uppers for sale in and around Center City and the surrounding areas. Many of our lots come with zoning permits and approvals.

We would love the opportunity to share your success story so contact me today!

Jim Onesti, The McCann Team Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
215.440.2052 – jonesti@mccannteam.com

Land and Shells NOT ON THE MLS!!!!

Here are a few deals not on the MLS!!  Act fast before its too late !

17xx Latona  Point Breeze  $115,000   potential resale $250,000

1329 s Hicks   Point Breeze/New Bold   $115,000

13xx Cumberland Street  Temple University   $700,000  16 unit Building with 4 additional lots   1/2 a block from Broad Street

Fishtown Lot with zoning approvals for a new home!! $69,900

 

Jim Onesti

BHHS Realtors   Fox & Roach

McCann Team

 

 

 

 

New Name, Same Outstanding Service!

Blog PhotoPhiladelphia’s #1 Realtor and Real Estate Company is proud to announce a bold transformation of its own!

As of November 12th, 2013, Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors is now Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors.

With the cabernet and cream renovation, you are still and will always be promised professional and committed service, along with the same first rate expertise knowledge and experience. Rest assured, while the name might be different, the quality of service provided will be the same.

Look for our new signs, designed with cabernet and cream colors!

If you have any questions or concerns about this exciting news and what it will mean for you specifically, please contact me at any time at Jonesti@mccannteam.com.

New This Week…

The median list price in Philadelphia this week is $279,900.
Demand measured by the Market Action Index is increasing and days-on-market is trending downward.
Even as more properties come available, these are positive trends for the market.

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For a summary report please CLICK HERE!

For a market update report please CLICK HERE!

For more information or to sign up to receive weekly updates delievered right to your inbox please contact
Jim Onesti. 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com

Northern Liberties is on FIRE!!

As most people know, Northern Liberties is on fire!  We are now selling single lots for $160k EACH!!

The Growth has spilled one block north into 19122 and this area is going through a tremendous transition!

You can still purchase single lots between $50k and $75k in 19122 and we are now selling 3 story new construction homes for $400k-$420k.

Currently There a few large developments getting close to breaking ground in 19122 and once they do, we anticipate further development and we feel land prices will rise because demand will rise significantly.

19122 is a great place to buy NOW before its too late…

Here are a few available projects:
– 1631-33 Cadwallader street.  two lots. 16’ x 71’ and 16’ x 74’   $45k each.

– 14XX-14XX Germantown ave.  5 lots that run street to street allowing two car parking in the rear of each new home.
$69k each for the four larger lots and $39,900 for the smaller 5th lot.

– 2027 & 2029 Huntington st. THESE two are FISHTOWN lots, 19125, but they are a great value! $40k each.  16’ x 60’ and 17’ x 60’

For more information contact Jim Onesti. 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com

Philadelphia AVI Update!

As you know the AVI Actual value Initiative affects the value of homes and is the basis for our real estate taxes. GPAR has and is continuing to work with City Council on various pieces of legislation that would protect homeowners from tremendous increases in their real estate taxes.

The link below will show 3 forms for you to distribute to your clients who may need some form of relief of the tax burden:

1.     Senior Tax Freeze (filing deadline January 31, 2014) – Your real estate taxes are “frozen” at the 2013 amount. To be eligible, you must be low income (less than $23, 500 in annual income if single; $31,500 if married) and over 65 (or be a widow/widower over 50 whose deceased spouse was over 65).

2.     Homestead Exemptions (filing deadline September 13, 2013) – $30,000 is deducted from the assessment from owner-occupied residences. Applications were sent to all homeowners late 2012. You can check to see if you have applied by visiting: http://avicalculator.phila.gov  type in your address and under Property Information, verify that “YES” is under Homestead. If “NO” then complete attached form.

3.     BRT Appeal – (filing deadline October 7, 2013) – If you believe that the assessment is truly inaccurate as determined by the OPA (office of Property Assessment) you can appeal to the Board of Revision of Taxes. While on appeal, you will pay your real estate taxes at the 2013 rate with no interest and penalty accruing until the BRT rules on your case.

Click on this link to find forms. http://gpar.org/images/uploads/tax_assessment_application_201308291427.pdf

For more info contact Jim Onesti. 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com

*Info courtesy of GPAR*