If you live in the Roxborough area, you probably already know C&C Creamery (and if you don’t, you should). C&C Creamery makes some of the best ice cream that I’ve ever had. As you can see in the video people line up for C&C even early in the season, but don’t worry because the line usually moves fairly quickly.
By Jon Miller, Realtor®
Your home’s value is determined by a number of factors including the specific location, style, size, features, and condition of your home. Online home value estimates aren’t particularly accurate, unfortunately. Median sales prices and price ranges for homes like yours will help you assess the likely value range. It’s also helpful to know the temperature of the market – whether it’s a buyer’s market, seller’s market, or a balanced market. Comparing your home to recently sold homes is also helpful. There’s a link below with access to photos, prices, and details of recently sold homes in Roxborough & Manayunk.
In January 2019, 38 homes sold in Roxborough and Manayunk. The same number of homes sold in January of 2018. We should expect to see a similar number of homes sold in February. In March, we can expect to see the number of homes sold double which makes February a very good month to put a home on the market since sold homes are an indication of buyer activity within the month or two before those sales are completed.
Home Values Are Up
The median sales price of re-sale homes sold in January 2019 is $238,250 compared to a median sales price of $225,000 in January of 2018, a 6% increase over the same time last year. The number of active listings decreased significantly from 251 active listings in January 2018 to 143 active listings in January 2019. These are indications that we can expect to be in a seller’s market over the next several months if things continue on the same path. Last Spring we saw a moderate seller’s market and the indications are that this coming Spring will be a strong seller’s market.
By Jon Miller, Realtor®
Over the summer of 2018, A Tutti Pizza opened it’s doors in the old All-Star Pizza space at 5154 Ridge Ave near the Wissahickon Train Station.
The restaurant is headed by owner Paul Marrone who opened A Tutti upon returning to Philadelphia after working in Las Vegas and helping his brother build a wedding venue in Arkansas. Paul wanted to open a restaurant for everyone, a comfortable neighborhood spot with great food and a great atmosphere. His goal is clear in his choice of the restuarant’s name which means “For Everyone.”
Sid and Joe were getting ready to sell their home near Gorgas Park in Roxborough and were looking for a Realtor® to help them through the process. In our first conversation Sid had told me that she had seen my video on the Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve and reached out to me because they wanted to work with someone who knows and cares about the neighborhood and who does things like using video to help promote the neighborhood to the people who are most likely to love living in the area. Continue reading “Sid and Joe | Roxborough Home Sold”
Leverington Cemetery was established in 1745. The cemetery is located in Central Roxborough next to Bob’s Diner on Ridge Ave. The Cemetery includes graves of soldiers from both the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.
The first annual Fall Fest was a huge success! We enjoyed a great night with great people and great food at A Tutti Pizza. Kids (and adults) enjoyed an evening of pumpkin decorating, painting, and pizza. Thank you to all who joined us!
Thank you to my co-sponsors The Binsfeld Lending Team, A Tutti Pizza, Rae Hearts Design & Photography, and Artist Jennifer Barrile for helping to put together an amazing event. Please take a moment to follow their social pages!
You can download photos from the event here. If you’d like to print photos without the watermark, you can do that by downloading the images to your computer.
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One of the great things about living in Roxborough is the festivals and events that are held throughout the year. Here’s our day at Roxtoberfest 2018. Hope you enjoy! Please join my email list below for more info about things to do and living in Philadelphia.
Roxtoberfest is an annual event hosted by the Roxborough Development Corporation. The event features food trucks, activities and games for kids, beer tents, and music. Several acts play on the events main stage (including a polka band). The Roxborough Pocket Park features a second stage with additional music acts.
Join us for a fun-filled evening of activities for kids and adults plus delicious A Tutti Pizza on Wednesday, October 10th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm to celebrate Fall and Halloween. The party will include . . .
- Halloween Photos: Dress your kids in costumes or Halloween themed clothes for a complimentary photo by Rachael Balascak of Rae Hearts Design & Photography
- Create Your Own Work of Art: Artist and Illustrator Jennifer Barrile will guide kids (of all ages) in creating their own mixed media landscape artwork.
- Pumpkin Decorating & other crafts for kids
- Free Pizza for Kids