Pennsylvania’s largest city has been one of America’s most iconic locations since colonial times, from playing an important role in the development of our country to serving as a center for growth and innovation in modern times. Philadelphia offers a wonderful mix of the past and future, serving as the cultural and economic center of the Delaware Valley region, an area in the Northwestern US of over 7.2 million people. Like many cities in America in the 20th century, Philadelphia had to adjust to a loss of manufacturing companies and jobs, but in the 1990s experienced a surge of revitalization and now serves as a regional hub for education, arts, culture, and [...]
Seattle real estate has just come off of a banner year. According to City Living Seattle, the median price for a home in Seattle rose by nearly 15% in 2016 alone. And according to the annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report, as reported in the Seattle Times, the Seattle market is supposed to have another stunning year in 2017, calling it the fourth hottest market in the nation behind Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Portland. What’s more, Seattle’s severely stressed rental market is finally experiencing something like relief.
So why, in a year expected to see eroding consumer confidence in the face of uncertainty regarding many [...]