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A Shore Home that pays for itself!

seller will guarantee $120,000 Rental Income LISTING/BAYFRONT for 2010 summer season

Live 40 weeks at the beach for free or rent property for additional income

The Time To buy is now! 2007-$3,299,000 • 2010 $2,099,000

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BUYERS DID YOU KNOW? The Fed is anticipated to withdraw its support of mortgage backed securities

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Hurry! Hurry! If you qualify and wish to take advantage of the 1st Time Home Buyers $8000 Tax Credit, you have up until April 30th 2010 to find your Dream Home and you must settle by June 30th 2010. Likewise, for second/long time residents you may also qualify under the same time frame. Please go to www.irs.gov and see publication 4819 for more specifics and to see if you qualify or call our office at 215-440-8190 and we will fax it over to you. So!! With all of the above â&#x20AC;&#x201C; super homes to choose from and historic low interest rates - - - CALL US we will be happy to help you.

90% of our business comes from friends telling friends! N/L 1209 S. Juniper Street Newer construction w/ prkg, 3/2.5, hrdwd flrs, 3 sided gas fireplaces, finished lower level w/ wet bar + T.A. $549,900

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N/L 1 Christian Street # 22 Beautiful 3 bdrm, 2 bth home with parking, 2 fpâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & deck With river views. $399,900

777 S. 3rd Street #4 Beautiful two bedroom trinity located in a private courtyard w/ hrdwd flrs, exposed beams, Juliet balcony & landscaped garden. $219,000

1211 S. 3rd Street Terrific space, lrg rooms, high ceilings, 5 bdrms, hrdwd flrs & garden. Reduced $359,900

104 N. 2nd Street â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 201 Beautiful 1 bdrm 730 sq. ft condo, hrdwd flrs, & High ceilings. $269,900

718 Addison Street, C Society Hill. Great courtyard home, 2 bdrms, hrdwd flrs, 2 fpâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & deck. Reduced $299,900

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815 S. 7th Street Fab. home in gated courtyard, 3/2.5, 1 car parking, hrdwd flrs, & spectacular roof deck with 360 degree views. Reduced $479,000

1242 Ellsworth Street Fab, newer construction, 3/3, hrdwd flrs, roof deck with amazing views & garage prkg. $399,000

2107 Bainbridge Street Incredible Hm, N/C, 3+media rm, 2.5 bths, fp, hrdwd flrs, Deck & garden + T.A.. $699,900

241-245 Market Street thru to Church Street 139 Monroe Street Designer home, Lovely, pristine, 3bdrm, â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 40 x 160, Currently a parking lot, 29 parking spaces at $200. a month, land fully approved for 2 bth home, random pine floors, ex6 story building with 9 Res. Units, 1 Penthouse + posed brick, 3 fpâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & garden. $449,900 1st floor commercial space. $1,750,000.

239 Market Street Terrific all new building, 100 ft. deep, 1st flr comm.., + two fab condos, all self contained. $1,375,000

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133 Salter Street Fab. N/C 3550 Sq Ft 3 + Den/4.5 3 BalconiesDeck Garden + Garage TA $975,000

230 Christian Street In a country like setting, pristine, beautiful designer quality, 3+den, 3.5 bths, hrwd flrs, fp, deck garden, T.A. & garage. $599,000

500 S. Front Street Beautiful Designer home. 3 bedrooms + den, 3 bths, Hrdwd flrs, fp, au pair suite, private garden, Deck & garage. $1,150,000

318 Fitzwater Street The Dragon House - 1 9x136, fab. 5/2.5 exposed brick, hrdwd flrs, fpâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, huge garden & garage. $1,250,000

410 Bainbridge StreetBeautiful large 3 story hm. 3 bdrms, 2 bths, hrdwd flrs t/o, prkg, wd burning fp & garden. $549,000

Society Hill Towers - 210 Locust Street, Unit 5E - Beautiful studio, hrdwd flrs t/o, 24 hour concierge, pool & parking available. $219,000

1227-29 Christian Street B Fabulous N/C luxury condo. 3 bdrm, 3 bths, 2000 sq. ft. & parking. $449,900

518 Queen Street Lots of character, 4 bdrm, 1.5 bth home, hrdwd flrs t/o, updated kitchen & beautiful patio. $399,900

771 S. Front Street â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Large 5 bdrm grandmom home. Create your dream home. $367,500

126 Alter Street A luxurious 3 yr old home with 4 bdrms, 2.5 bths, Hrdwd flrs, spacious patio, garden & garage, T.A. Reduced $489,900

1224 S. Howard Street 600-02 N American N/C, fab. quality, Wonderful 2 story, 2 bdrm home with 3/2.5, basement, garden, T.A. and hrdwd flrs & garden. garage. From $605,900 $199,900

221 Carpenter St Great hm, open, dramatic, lots of exposed brick, 3/2, hrdwd flrs, fp & garden. Reduced $409,900

111-123 Federal Fab. N/C â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 2800 sq. ft with basements, hrdwd flrs, 3/2.5 + den, fp, deck, garden, garage & T.A. From $499,000

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1118 E. Moyamensing 4/2.5, patio,deck & finished basement $329,900

747 E. Passyunk Avenue 245 Monroe Street Great house, spacious open & dramatic, Proccocino Design, dramatic, open & 3200 sq. ft, 3bdrms, 2.5 bths, den, garage, spacious, 3 + den, 4/2.5, hrdwd flrs, fp, roof deck, & great large garden. $839,000 deck, parking lrg, garden. RED $709,000

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Artisan â&#x20AC;˘ 1501-1503 Kater 5600 Sq Ft 4/3.5, Elevator Roof Deck TA, finished basement, 2 Car Garage $2,500,000

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1925 Parrish Street Outstanding N/C. 4 bdrms, 3.5 bths, elevator, private courtyard, 2 decks + T.A. $422,500

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601 Christian Street Vacant lot in prime location. 60x79x75x15. Incredible development opportunity. $425,000

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335 Christian Fab. Mansion home with 2 car parking, 4bdrms, 3.5 bths, garden, details, details, details $749,000

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