Incredible New Development Opportunities!

2209-15 League Street. Graduate Hospital!! 3 continuous lots and a shell. $675k

22XX Greenwich, Point Breeze – Coming soon! – $45k

Francisville Lots: 833-835 N 15th Street + 837 N 15th Street + 1437 Parrish Street
(ZONED IRMX which allows multi-family with NO commercial requirements!!!)
833-835 N 15th St – $119,000.00  –  837 – $89,000.00  – 1437 Parrish – $99,000.00

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For more information or to make an offer today contact
Jim Onesti 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com
BHHS Fox & Roach, McCann Team 215.627.6005 Main 

4 Amazing Development Opportunities!!

Not yet on the MLS

1713 S. 9th Street. Passyunk Square. Huge 2 story corner home with GARAGE, deck, 4 bedrooms and two baths. Needs updating but in great condition! Asking $225k

1318 S Opal, Point Breeze, $79k. Two stories, needs complete renovation.

1320 S Cleveland, Point Breeze, $89k. Two stories, needs complete renovation.

14 lots in Northern Liberties, fully approved for town homes with garages and parking. $150k each!

Contact Jim Onesti for more info. 215.440.2052 or jonesti@mccannteam.com
BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors & The McCann Team. 215.627.6005

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

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*

 

Great new shell listing in HOT HOT area of Center City Philadelphia!!! Not in MLS!!!

2515 Manton street for $39,900. near 25th and Federal.

This area is on fire!  every builder and developer is buying land, building homes and rehabbing shells…the rents are amazingly high…we recently rented a small 3 bedroom on 2600 Manton for $1100+/month!!!  Very close to center city… call for details

Jim Onesti    McCann Team     Prudential Fox and Roach RealtorsJim Headshot Flyers & Print

Interest Rates still at historically low levels!!!!!!!!!!!! But for how much longer?


photoAnother week of strong economic data would normally push mortgage rates a little higher, however, rates recovered some ground instead and ended the week slightly lower. The big report this week was a very strong Retail Sales report. This report is always watched very closely as a major economic indicator due to Retail Sales accounting for about 70% of 
all economic activity in the US. This kind of strong economic growth should support continued improvement in the housing market.
Regarding some day-to-day stuff…it is normal this time of year to see pending closing dates on agreements of sale going into the summer. Often the pending close date is outside the free 60 day rate-lock period Trident honors. (which is nice considering most banks/lenders/brokers will only lock for 30 days for free) In these extended closing date cases we can lock the rate for longer than the standard 60 days, but there are costs associated with this option. Typically the cost is about .5% of the loan amount for every extra 30 days needed in the rate-lock period. While the buyer will always have this option to pay to lock-in we’ll also track the rates closely for your clients if they choose not to lock-in and patiently wait until they’re within the 60 day free rate lock period.cropped-2.jpg