KenCrest Volunteer Day | Roxborough Manayunk | March 26, 2018

KenCrest Volunteer Painting

Calling all Volunteers!

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Join your neighbors on Monday, March 26th, as we donate our time to KenCrest. We’ll help this amazing non-profit organization with touch-up painting and landscaping at their facility on Green Lane.

“KenCrest exists to ensure that all people who have, or are at risk of having, intellectual disabilities and autism can live well in their communities, earn the respect of others, and control their own lives. Since our founding in 1905, KenCrest has delivered all supports with firm commitment to our core values of positive approaches, caring spirit, innovation, reach, and outcomes.”

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Expect More New Real Estate Listings to Hit the Market Soon

Even though it’s mid-February, expect to see the busy Spring real estate market start to pick up very soon. If this year is anything like last year we should expect to see more new real estate listings go on the market in Roxborough and Manayunk in March than at any other time during the year. The chart below shows the new listings by month for Roxborough and Manayunk in 2017. The number of new homes on the market nearly doubled in March compared to February. What does this mean for home buyers and sellers?

 

2017 New Listings by Month Roxborough Manayunk

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The Best $5 Lunch in Center City Philadelphia | Shah Best Halal

You can’t walk a block in Center City without coming across a great restaurant. But, there’s also some lesser known spots that are definitely worth trying. Around the college campuses in the city you’ll find a huge variety of food trucks, but in Center City you’ll find smaller food carts along most of the main streets that shouldn’t be missed.

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MLK Day of Service | KenCrest | 2018

For the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service this year I was joined by local volunteers to do some painting at one of KenCrest’s community homes. KenCrest provides an array of services for people with mental challenges and autism. Their community homes provide housing and services for clients with these special needs. It’s great to be able to help such a great organization.

I’d like to thank my fellow volunteers who came out to help with the project. One of those volunteers, Michael Gebhardt (The German Painter), is a professional painter who’s done work for many of my clients so it was great to get to work side by side with a pro on this project. Of course, his expertise and professional equipment were extremely helpful, too.

We had a great time volunteering and we were able to get more done than we had hoped. Michael repainted a bed

room for a new resident who will be moving in soon while the rest of us repainted baseboards, heaters, and window sills throughout the first floor of the house. All in all, a great day! Thank you to KenCrest for having us and thank you to Michael, Hui Sy, and Janet for joining me for the 2018 MLK Day of Service.

Roxborough Manayunk Real Estate Market Report | November 2017

Roxborough Manayunk is in a Seller’s Market with median home prices at $237,000 for single-family resales. Check out the highlights below. Get the Full Report Here.

Featured Listings

221 Righter Street is a beautiful porch-front 3 bedroom home located in Wissahickon. This home has amazing curb appeal, beautiful original wood floors, and a great backyard. Plus, the seller turned the basement into a yoga/dance studio. Take a tour of the home in the video below. Want more info? Click here.

 

549 Dupont Street is located in the heart of Roxborough. This home offers high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and a big back yard. It’s perfect for someone who’s looking to make a classic Roxborough home their own. Click here to find out more.

 

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