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Weekend Open Houses: Recent Price Reductions

The weekend open house slog is nigh, and we're here to help, as always. Have a listing we should know about? Hustle!

Location: 3742 Sharp Street (Manayunk) Size: 3 beds, 1 bath, 892 square feet

Price: $249,000

Recent Reduction: $10,000

The Pitch: "LOCATION,LOCATION,LOCATION. Great home on a totally flat tree lined street in the heart of all that Manayunk has to offer yet removed enough to enjoy peace and quiet,just a 10 min. walk to restaurants & shops on Main St.& a 5 min walk to the R6 train station to center city. Behind the blue door awaits a relaxing move in ready home loaded w/ natural light. Impeccably cared for with well designed details throughout. Exposed brick wall accents the site finished Brazilian cherry hard wood floors in the living & dining rooms. Transom stained glass of the Green Street bridge lends distinction as you enter the open kitchen with ample storage & counter space, all stainless steel appliances & a cozy eat-in island. When you're ready to grill or chill, step outside the kitchen to the expansive fenced in outdoor deck & EP Henry paver patio. Carpeted stairs lead to second floor with 3 bedrooms & bath w/jetted Jacuzzi tub. Great stand up basement, clean and bright with plenty of storage. Free one year home warranty too!"

Open House: Sunday, December 16, noon-2pm

Our Take: Cute! Lots of nice details that set it apart from your average row home, both inside and out.

Location: 323 E Gowen Avenue (East Mt. Airy) Size: 3 beds, 3 baths, 2,217 square feet

Price: $324,900

Recent Reduction: $14,100

The Pitch: "Fantastic mid-century split-level on popular tree-lined street in Mt. Airy! This spacious and airy home has 3 large bedrooms and 2 and a half baths. In addition, the lower level has a home office/guest room AND a happening family room that was featured on HGTV's "Rip and Renew." Enormous rear yard is fenced in and ready for all your outdoor activities. Convenient multi-car parking in driveway. Fantastic location with wonderful walkability to all of the shops and restaurants of Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill and the R7 train line. Pull your little red wagon down to Brewer's Outlet to pick up your favorite micro brew or to the farmer's market on Saturdays for fresh produce!"

Open House: Sunday, December 16, noon-1pm

Our Take: Great price made even greater.

Location: 1205 S. Juniper Street Size: 3 beds, 3 baths, 3,000 square feet

Price: $524,900

Recent Reduction: $25,000

The Pitch: "Elegant and traditional townhome in the heart of Passyunk Square! This home features a wide open floorplan on the first floor, with Brazilian Cherry flooring, plenty of dark wood cabinetry, granite counters, an island with breakfast bar and pantry. Between the dining room and living room, there is a gas fireplace. On the 2nd floor, you'll find two large bedrooms with new carpeting with a full tiled bath in between and a laundry closet. The 3rd floor features a spacious master suite w/ walk-in closet and en suite large full bath with whirlpool tub, custom oversized stand-up shower with marble tile and double sink. Double doors lead to a small balcony and spiral stairs to a roof deck with amazing views from the Delaware to the Schuylkill! Oversized parking pad in rear. The finished basement has high ceilings and tiled floors with a family room, a half bathroom and a utility area making this a potential au pair/in-law suite. A few blocks from Passyunk Square, August BYOB."

Open House: Sunday, December 16, noon-2pm

Our Take: Love the jacuzzi, the balcony with roof access and the location. The price seems a bit high to us but hey, it was higher before.