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Is Rent Expensive in Philadelphia?

Is Rent Expensive in Philadelphia?

Rent in Philadelphia is surprisingly reasonable compared to other large major metropolitan cities like New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. In fact, New York City is more than twice as expensive as Philadelphia. Average rent for 1 bedroom in Philadelphia...

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Where Do Students in Philadelphia Live?

Where Do Students in Philadelphia Live?

Are you a student in Philadelphia and thinking of being close to your university, but off-campus? First, check out the map above to see where the main universities in Philadelphia are located geographically, and neighborhoods that are close by (distance wise). Of...

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Do People Commute from Philadelphia to New York?

Do People Commute from Philadelphia to New York?

In 2020, 216,000 New York City residents moved out of NYC.¹ Do people commute from Philly to NYC? Yes, people certainly do that. Even with travel, one can still save approximately $33,000 to $41,000 a year or more by living in Philadelphia. Keep reading for a list of...

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Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

Thinking of renting in Philadelphia and want to know what kind of rents are around.  The most expensive neighborhoods in Philadelphia are Washington Square West, Society Hill, Rittenhouse, Old City, and Fitler Square. Read on to learn more about specific costs...

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Far Northeast vs Near Northeast Philadelphia

Far Northeast vs Near Northeast Philadelphia

You may have heard people refer to “Far Northeast” versus “Near Northeast Philadelphia”, but what’s the difference? In this guide, we will break it down for you. Here’s a hint. The terms “Far” and “Near” [Northeast] refer to relative distance from center city /...

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8 Best Furniture Stores in Northeast Philadelphia

8 Best Furniture Stores in Northeast Philadelphia

If you're renting or living in Northeast Philly and need to buy some furniture, the good news is there are plenty of great stores around you. In this list, we'll take a look at some fo the best furniture stores located in the northeast part of Philadelphia. Bobs...

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Top 5 Running Trails in Northeast Philadelphia

Top 5 Running Trails in Northeast Philadelphia

Pennypack Trail Pennypack Trail meanders along Pennypack Creek and is spread over 14 miles. It begins at at State Road in Holmesburg. The mature trees along the trail provide a canopy that protects the runner during the summer heat, the trail is wide, and the scenery...

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