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The ultimate guide to the Philadelphia International Airport

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a newbie, this guide—covering how to get there, where to stay and eat, and survival tips—will help you navigate Philly’s airport with minimal stress.

A beginner’s guide to historic preservation in Philly

See something historic? Say something. Here’s a beginner’s guide to nominating a building, structure, district, or street for historic designation.

A first-timer’s guide to buying a home in Philly

Local experts answer every question you’ve ever had about buying a home in Philadelphia, from down payments to making your offer stand out from the rest.

18 simple ways to live green in Philly

From planting a free tree to purifying with plants, here are more than a dozen tips, big and small, to help make your home, neighborhood, and city more sustainable.

Your basic tenant rights in Philly, explained

Though it can seem like your landlord has all the bargaining power, that's not always true. Here’s what you need to know as a renter.

A beginner's guide to renting in Philly

From finding a new crib to insuring it, here’s everything you need to know to be a successful renter in Philly.

Turning vacant lots into green spaces improves mental health, Penn study finds

Residents reported a decrease in depression when nearby vacant lots were turned into green spaces

Philly Real Estate Week hopes to bridge information gap

To bring urban planning information to the public

Super Bowl 52: An insider’s guide to Boston

To mark the big game this Sunday, we’ve teamed with Curbed Boston’s editor to provide the following insights about the Patriots’ home market. Consider it a friendly peek behind enemy lines.

These are the best and worst months to rent in Philly

Winter is the best time to rent in Philly thanks to low monthly rents, according to a new Renthop report.

Philly’s new Eviction Prevention Project seeks to help tenants, curb eviction crisis

A new set of services from legal counsel to financial help will help tenants in danger of losing their homes.

7 ways to improve the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Amid all the attention put on the Parkway, one conversation keeps coming up: How could the Parkway be better? Local experts pitch for more residential and public spaces, and less traffic lanes.

A real Christmas tree in your Philly apartment? Not so fast.

Philly is one of the few cities that bans natural Christmas trees from high-rises and multi-unit dwellings. Here’s why.

Q&A: Kelley Yemen talks Philly streets as city’s first Complete Streets director

Yemen dishes on safer streets and how drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians can all get along.

10 things to do when you look at a rental in Philly

Don’t get distracted by the chitchat—you’ll want to keep an eye out for these common issues before signing a lease.

Here’s how to buy vacant property from Philly for $1

Live next to a vacant lot? You could potentially buy it for a seriously small amount. Here’s a helpful explainer on the whole process.

Here's How To Buy a $640K Foreclosed Queen Village Home

The Abandoned PA Turnpike Tunnels: Ferraris and Flashlights

Real Estate Horror Stories

Know Your Rights: Legal Requirements for Rental Properties

Here's How to Buy Vacant Property from the City for $1

Bedbugs 101: Lessons Learned From a Battle With the Beast

It's December, Renters. Time to Tip the Building Staff

Rental Checklist: 10 Things to Do When You Look at a Rental

A Lovely Home With a "Juliet Balcony." Which Means ... What?

A Guide to Finding a Rental in Philly