Buying your first home

| July 13, 2016

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This real estate infographic simplifies the complex process of buying your first home. As any home buyer knows, buying your first home turned out to be a little more work than we anticipated.

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Philadelphia Housing Authority

The Philadelphia Housing Authority, also known as PHA, is the biggest landlord in Pennsylvania. We develop, acquire, lease and operate affordable housing for city residents with limited incomes. Our funding comes primarily from the federal government. We also work in partnership with the city and state governments as well as private investors. Although we are a public agency, we operate in many ways like a private property management company. We employ the best practices of the private real estate industry. PHA was established in 1937 and is the nation’s fourth largest housing authority. We house about 81,000 people in the City of Philadelphia and we employ 1,150 people to deliver services to our clients. Our budget totals $347 million.

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Forget “location, location, location.” For luxury real estate today, it’s all about “lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle.” As a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Boston and a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® Ambassador, I’ve watched affluent homebuyers become less concerned with where they live and more concerned with how they live. According to “The Report: 2020” just released by the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program, the majority want outdoor living, flex spaces/home offices, home automation, open-concept floor plans and new construction. I’m not surprised to see such high demand for new builds. After all, who doesn’t like new? With that in mind, here are some of 2020’s most interesting new construction trends.

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Philadelphia Housing Authority

The Philadelphia Housing Authority, also known as PHA, is the biggest landlord in Pennsylvania. We develop, acquire, lease and operate affordable housing for city residents with limited incomes. Our funding comes primarily from the federal government. We also work in partnership with the city and state governments as well as private investors. Although we are a public agency, we operate in many ways like a private property management company. We employ the best practices of the private real estate industry. PHA was established in 1937 and is the nation’s fourth largest housing authority. We house about 81,000 people in the City of Philadelphia and we employ 1,150 people to deliver services to our clients. Our budget totals $347 million.

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