Are you ready to buy a home?

ready to buy

You may find yourself constantly poring over real estate listings online, or you feel sick to your stomach every month when you write your rent check, or you just feel like it’s a milestone you ought to reach: homeownership. For the most part, we’re (obviously) proponents of buying over renting. But it’s not the answer…Read More »

Philadelphia tree recycling locations

tree recycling

The City has a tree recycling program. Cool, right? Well, the thing is, you have to DROP OFF your tree to have it recycled. Unfortunately a lot of people hear that we have a tree recycling program and assume that means they can just stick their tree on the curb with other recyclables on trash…Read More »

Shop local this holiday season! Philly craft fair round-up

Haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet? Don’t panic! There are a number of craft fairs this weekend–hit one or more and get hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list. Here are our tips for having the best time possible: Bring cash, including small bills. Many of these vendors are woefully prepared when it comes…Read More »

Crossing the Grays Ferry Bridge

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Over recent years, we’ve watched the expansion of what’s considered Center City continue to spread. And it makes sense: Philadelphia is a city with a growing population, and lots of people want the amenities of living in Center City without the hefty price tag. As buyers are priced out of the neighborhoods immediately surrounding Center…Read More »

Why listings sell quickly

Philadelphia Magazine recently ran a piece on their real estate blog about why listings sell quickly. The featured three listings that sold in under a week—two of which were Holly’s.  It’s such a glowing endorsement of Holly’s listing strategy that we feel the need to go on record to say that we did not pay…Read More »

Our word of the day: gratitude

CB award

A huge thank you goes out to our clients, whose business allowed Holly Mack-Ward & Co. to be recognized as a Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite team. This prestigious membership is awarded to the top 6 percent of all Coldwell Banker teams in North America. 2012 was truly a banner year for the team–we helped well…Read More »

Phillies Opening Day raffle

Phillies' opening day raffle flyer

Enter for a chance to win two GREAT SEATS at the Phillies’ Opening Day game Three years ago we lost a dear friend and colleague, Timothy Stokes. Fellow Coldwell Banker Preferred agent Neil Spak offered his Phillies’ Opening Day game tickets to raffle as a fundraiser in Timmy’s honor, and an annual tradition was born. This…Read More »

AVI: Holly’s two cents

Courtesy of PhillyMag

Unless you go out of your way to avoid following local news in every format, by now you’ve heard at least a bit about the implementation of the Actual Value Initiative (AVI), the years-in-the-making overhaul of Philadelphia’s property tax system. Letters were sent out last month to all property owners notifying them of their new…Read More »

Queen Village, University City and Bella Vista still going strong

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been sending our e-newsletter since February 2007. Looking back at that first edition is really a blast from the past–it reports that PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) became tax deductible and that the average number of days on market for houses that sold in 2006 was only 57 (!). What’s…Read More »

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