August 17, 2023 Construction 8 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRENDS TO PAY ATTENTION TO IN 2024 AND BEYOND! As many working in the field know, the construction industry has to face up to the evolution that should have been happening for years.
Online voters have again decided that America's Greatest Family Resort is the best beach in all of New Jersey.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed sustained construction progress at a four-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 2034 North Front Street in Kensington.
Ocean City ranks 15th for having the lowest equalized property taxes in New Jersey.
Mortgage rates tumble in the wake of bank failures
Despite headwinds, creative buyers and sellers may find opportunities this year
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Get ready to celebrate the start of the holiday season with giant balloons, elaborate floats & loads of epic entertainment.
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A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction is complete at a three-story single-family rowhouse at 2415 Mutter Street in West Kensington.
Technology has made the process easier, but many first-time home buyers are struggling to save enough money for a down payment.
Philly YIMBY’s recent visit to the five-story, 21-unit condominium building underway at 2209 North Broad Street, near Temple University in North Philadelphia, has revealed significant construction progress.
For the 3rd straight year, V2 Properties is named as TOP Home Builder as published in Philadelphia Business Journal
We Did It Again!!! Philadelphia Inquirer's Choice: Influencers of Real Estate
The Philadelphia housing market is somewhat competitive.
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This year's annual showcase recognized 15 exemplary residential projects from around the country.
From data organization and procurement to design changes and smart home automation, artificial intelligence could be a home builder’s new best friend.
One-third of home buyers are paying in cash, and the share of home buyers using FHA loans has reached its highest level since before the pandemic.
Zonda’s Tim Sullivan looks back on the three-day event, which brought together more than 400 building professionals to assess the state of the industry.
If you are looking for a great place to celebrate the greenest holiday of the year, you don’t have to go far from home.
OCEAN CITY — A venerable local hardware and lumber business has big plans and an application before the Planning Board that could, if approved, reshape the neighborhood of 12th Street.
Lucy the Elephant had a grand unveiling on Wednesday night in Margate, New Jersey.
GOBankingRates spoke to real estate professionals for their take on what’s to come with the 2023 housing market. Here’s what they predict could happen next.
The country is huge, and unique home styles exist on its coasts. However, on those coasts, there are some traditional styles that you’ll often see.
The Philadelphia housing market is expected to remain stable throughout the rest of the year.
36 Scary and Not-So-Scary Things to Do in Philly for 2022
Developments such as 142 West Huntingdon Street are representative of a long-overdue revival that is, after decades of neglect, finally transforming the neighborhood back to its former glory.
The U.S. housing market continues to move toward more evenly balanced supply and demand compared to the 2021 frenzy
Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest-growing home prices in Ocean City using data from Zillow.
Lucy the Elephant, is a unique architectural folly that has been part of Margate since its earliest days. Lucy was built in 1881 as a spectacle to attract prospective real estate buyers to Margate.
Developer of the Year...V2 Properties, Vince Viney
AEC Industry is known for its nature of uninvited changes and breathtaking surprises. The language of the build structures truly speaks for the society we thrive in and aspire to become. So as a society, we speculate trends of architecture that justify our growth and character.
Members of this demographic cohort want to own homes and will become an increasingly important part of the housing landscape.
Apartment rental prices have dropped in every major metropolitan region across the U.S. over the past seven months as the largest batch of new housing in almost 40 years hits markets across the country.
Dr. Lawrence Yun, the National Association of Realtors® chief economist, joined PAR President Al Perry on Thursday for a housing market forecast webinar.
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Like all home decor trends, paint colors come and go. Yes, even neutrals like gray, beige and tan tend to have their moments. For the last ten years or so, gray has been the ‘it’ neutral.
The predictions are in! Here's how to bring them into your own home...
With home prices in many local markets reaching record levels in 2020 and 2021, homeowners and prospective homeowners alike are wondering what’s next for the housing market.
The home buying market remains competitive. Let’s recap the July market data for buyers, sellers, and investors looking to make moves as we head into fall 2022.
Buying a home is a huge part of the American Dream. Choosing to buy or rent, though, is a major decision that affects your financial health, lifestyle, and personal goals.
In the face of uncertainty, real estate momentum continues
A variety of fun and patriotic activities await your visit in Ocean City, NJ - America's Greatest Family Resort!
An inventory peak in late summer or early fall is the most likely scenario, given how the market returned to normal seasonal trends in 2021
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 2034 North Front Street in Kensington.
Philadelphia’s skyline isn’t the only thing changing. Meet nine under-the-radar developers who are remaking our neighborhoods in big ways.
Memorial Beach Challenge is proud to organize and host an annual event that brings together athletes and families for a day of competition and comradery—but also to honor those who have served and support the heroes still in the fight.
Margate’s annual July 4th Fireworks Show, from the Margate Mothers’ Association will once again take place on the beach at Huntington Avenue.
V2 Properties is transforming & creating new communities and new beginnings
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 11-unit residential building at 2304-08 North 9th Street in North Philadelphia East.
V2 Properties continues to expand and move up the rankings
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The V2 approach typically entails buying a number of non-contiguous properties in an underserved section of the city and producing a market for new homes on those properties by creating a pocket of development.
For the newest edition of Top Billing, we are putting the spotlight on one of our longtime clients, Vince Viney of V2 Properties. If you live in the area, it is hard to miss Vince and his team.
Low Inventory Levels: A Seller’s Market Remains
Research from Intercontinental Exchange suggests affordability is improving while mortgage rate and price growth are beginning to cool.
As consumers put 2023 in the rearview, a new year calls for a facelift around the home.
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The mortgage market continues to improve for home buyers. The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate hit an average of 7.03% this week.
Renters in the Philadelphia metro area are looking for washers and dryers in their units, air conditioning, good cell phone reception, and high-speed internet, according to a national survey.
Ocean City has two major selling seasons within the year occurring cyclically in the Spring and Fall.
Hard decisions lie ahead about parking, and car culture more generally, as the city faces an affordable housing crisis and the need to fight climate change.
Despite what you may have been told, parking cars in crosswalks, medians, and on sidewalks is not an endearing quality of our city.
The city’s “Philly First Home” program launched in June 2019, offering $10,000 to help first-time buyers with their down payment or closing costs.
Philly’s rebound from COVID-19 and vastly increasing demand for Residential Rental space
They aren’t looking back. As part of a can’t-miss-them influx of “new locals,”
What to expect in the 2022 spring housing market, as told by 3 charts
it’s early, but many experts are still predicting a strong real estate market in 2022.
Inflation is a concern for everyone these days with gas, groceries and even items for your home improvement projects seeing significant cost increases.
A heavily traveled bridge which provides quick access to Sea Isle and Strathmere is in-line for some major repair work
Indie cafés, great shopping and a hotel owned and run by The Libertines. Read on for the best things to do in Margate right now.
Ocean City has transformed significantly over the past 20 years, many residents are working hard to preserve the history of the older homes remaining in the area.
Another 2022 real estate forecast, the vast majority of opinions expect the real estate market to remain strong for 2022.
As we ‘spread our wings’ and start developing more NJ shore properties outside of Ocean City we will share more about the local communities.
With the increase in property values over the past year, homeowners have more options with their home equity.
Real estate market projection for 2022.
Property – and parking lot – values are off the charts in Ocean City, NJ!
New programs are being put in place to help low-to-moderate income households
Well, another Philly star athlete is on his way out of town. If you like Moorestown, NJ and have $5 million laying around – check out the attached link for a home that is available!
Five must-watch real estate trends for the rest of 2021
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the real estate market into a wild domain. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, you’re likely eager to know how long this will last.
For any homebuyer, novice or weathered, the 2021 housing market has been harrowing to navigate.
Interesting perspective on the housing market as we get into the second half of 2021.
If you haven’t already taken in a Night in Venice boat parade in Ocean City NJ, you need to add it to your bucket list. An amazing night!
Great story about a 27 year old real estate investor in the Philly market.
The housing market continues to perform extremely well, here are a few key trends to watch for in the second half of 2021
Here are a few helpful hints of what not to do if you are looking to improve your homes resale value!
Interior designers showcase their favorite father-inspired design along with home gift ideas just in time for Father's Day.
Developer acquires Northern Liberties site for proposed 13-story, mixed-use building
Homebuyers are applying for even bigger mortgages as home prices soar
Note: Inventories are low as homes that hit the market sell very quickly. Still definitely a sellers’ market!
Note: Consumer confidence is growing as higher income should help spark economic recovery
Note: Philadelphia is one of the top cities in America for new home sales based on year-over-year comparisons
While most people are familiar with the auction option for buying and selling property, a new twist to that model is rolling out across the country this spring.
Fewer available listings means the competition between brokers to get those listings is more intense than ever before!
Ocean City, NJ is booming!
Spending on residential construction rose 2.5% in January, with single family home projects up 3%
For a variety of reasons many people living / renting in New York City are moving to Philadelphia where they get more for their money!
It’s still a real estate ‘sellers’ market as data through the end of January, 2021 shows.
Seller’s market remains very strong, with low housing inventories, buyers are fighting to get homes.
Analysts expect two more years of strong home sales.
Thinking about selling your home? It might be the right time to get moving.
It’s no secret that 2020 has seen a booming real estate market despite the economic woes the coronavirus pandemic has caused
Real estate dominated the headlines this year with foreclosure moratoriums, forbearance programs and the seemingly endless decrease of mortgage interest rates.
The sun. The sand. The surf.
The all-important tax abatement program has been extended for one more year by Philadelphia City Council, however it does come at a cost.
If you are buying or selling a house, please take a minute to read this article, we buy and sell hundreds of houses every year and we spend a lot of time reviewing HUD’s. It’s very important to understand and make sure there are no mistakes on the HUD – mistakes do happen – and it is much easier to address issues / questions prior to completing the transaction than after the sale or purchase is completed.
Interesting article about the automation of certain construction tasks.
The coronavirus pandemic, combined with low interest rates, spurred home buyers and sellers to change how they lived.
As we end the first week of November, mortgage interest rates have once again fallen to a new record low
While inventories are low, home sales continue to remain very strong.
Mortgage rates continue to fall which isn’t exactly breaking news, but it is GOOD NEWS.
The median length of time from “Just Listed” to “Sold” has shrunk to two weeks, the lowest it’s been in recent memory.
Philly is not the only HOT real estate market in the area, another one of our primary areas for development is Ocean City and that market is doing extremely well also!
August real estate market results across the country look good and Philadelphia is leading the way – once again!
There is still a high demand for mortgages as rates continue to drop.
After a bitter battle, it looks like twin steeples at a historic church in Fishtown are coming down.
Over the last half-century, the hopscotch board of empty lots along Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties has come to feel like a permanent feature of the Philadelphia landscape
2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, but especially for those who found themselves sheltering in place in a too-tiny home, or stuck in a city that completely shut down due to COVID-19.
As more and more people want to escape the big cities amid COVID-19, and many are working remotely, that dream home in Ocean City has become a tangible reality.
It may be the lazy days of summer, but it feels like spring in the housing market — and not a moment too soon — as median home prices are surging.
After plunging to nearly the lowest level in its history in April, an index measuring consumer sentiment in the housing market bounced back significantly in June. Renters were especially optimistic about homebuying.
Not only might the COVID-19 pandemic lead to the demise of the open floor plan, it may also cause many of us to look at new-construction homes with high-tech amenities with renewed interest.
The real estate market is making a very strong recovery. The number of people applying mortgage applications is up and this is great news for the entire industry!
Looking for a home in Philly? See attached article for some helpful tips
V2 Properties has taken the lead on yet another previously untouched street in Philadelphia and as is always the case, other developers have followed. Now, it’s difficult to navigate this street, either walking or driving as there is so much new construction underway!
Social distancing orders are being loosened across the country, and it seems homebuyers are taking full advantage.
As some states reopen from the nationwide coronavirus shutdown and open houses reemerge, buyers are coming back to the housing market much faster than expected.
Homebuilders want to turn buyers on to new-home construction, and they’re willing to sweeten the pot to do so.
While the spring market would typically be in full force right now, coronavirus has put a temporary halt to most real estate activity.
Mortgage rates largely remained unchanged over the past week, but their ups and downs since the beginning of the year have created challenges for those looking to get a loan to buy a home.
If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, there’s no reason to sit on the sidelines, several local agents say.
In its early years, staging was occasionally used in vacant and hard-to-sell homes. Nowadays, more listings are staged than ever
City Councilmember Bobby Henon sponsored a resolution last year calling for 800 more inspectors in Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections, a “ridiculous” figure by his own admission.
Traditional real estate practices have become a tough tightrope to walk in the age of the new coronavirus as agents try to balance job responsibilities with common-sense measures to protect buyers and sellers, and even themselves.
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Mortgage rates continued their downward slide this week, hitting their lowest point in three years.
United Parcel Service will invest at least $1.4 billion in a Pennsylvania expansion that is expected to bring 1,700 new full-time jobs to the state, officials said Wednesday.
The most noteworthy industry news stories that are likely to influence how the business unfolds in 2020
Mortgage rates dropped to a 13-week low as we entered 2020, but despite the increase in demand it might cause, a huge jump in sales probably isn’t on the horizon.
Well, Philadelphia, the real estate market had quite the year in 2019.
Concerns ease over a U.S. recession
A humming economy and a halt to Federal Reserve interest rate hikes
The 10-year tax abatement has been one of the most hotly debated policies in Philly for years now, and at least one incoming member of the Philadelphia City Council campaigned on repealing it.
There is a plethora of smart-home products on the market, and often the biggest obstacle for homeowners looking into this technology is deciding where to begin.
Looking to buy land to build your dream home? Land is the most simple asset class in real estate — after all, it is simply dirt.
Market conditions are set up perfectly for investing rental properties. The time to act is now!
When we acquire properties in the city, an important consideration is how close the property is to public transportation.
The past few months we have included several articles regarding the booming multi-family market in Philadelphia, now investors from around the country are taking notice.
As a renters’ revolt caused New York politicians to rewrite the rules for landlords, many investors threatened to take their business elsewhere.
There has been a shift over the past few months in the real estate market from a seller’s market to a buyer’s market. That’s great news for V2 Properties, we beat the competition by offering a superior product at a very fair price!
Perfect timing. The fall real estate selling season is upon us and mortgage rates are looking good!
There are more and more multifamily projects popping up all over the city.
In a recent survey conducted by Deloitte, 97% of global investors expressed their intention to increase investments in real estate within the coming 18 months.
Falling mortgage rates and strong employment drove consumer confidence in housing to a record high in July, according to a monthly index from Fannie Mae. At the same time, bidding wars eased thanks to lower demand in some of the hottest markets.
The project brings four buildings to the site
The year has so far been a promising one for would-be home buyers.
During the foreclosure crisis nearly a decade ago, investors plowed into the housing market, buying millions of distressed homes and turning some of them into lucrative rentals.
The share of investor purchases of U.S. homes have climbed to an all-time high, a sign that rising home prices have done little to dampen demand for flipping homes or turning them into single-family rentals.
The nation’s homebuilders are reporting a rebound in sales, and that’s making them more optimistic about the housing market. Builder confidence in the newly built, si
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There has been a lot of new development across the City of Philadelphia in recent years, one of the areas targeted now for change is a very a very high profile area known as jewelers row.
The fastest-growing co-living company is coming to one of Philadelphia's hottest development spots.
Council members are calling for an OPA reform
In New Orleans, architect Jonathan Tate served as his own developer in order to build an experimental multifamily residential infill project.