Mickey Knows Philly

The Best Places to Live in Philadelphia

Looking to move to Philly? If you’re asking yourself where are the best places to live in Philadelphia, you’re in luck! We’re going to give you a run down of some of the best Philadelphia neighborhoods and help you decide which one is a best fit for you. Whether you’re moving to Philly, or just looking for a new neighborhood, here’s a sampling of a few diverse neighborhoods in downtown Philadelphia:

  • Northern Liberties: Real estate in Northern Liberties has become a hot commodity within the past ten years. The neighborhood is vibrant, young, chic and trendy. Considered by many to be one of the best places to live in Philadelphia, the centerpiece of Northern Liberties is the Piazza at Schmidt’s- a huge open air plaza surrounded by retail space, condos and restaurants. Despite the popularity of the neighborhood, there are still plenty of affordable homes for sale in Northern Liberties. If you like to be in the middle of the action, Northern Liberties is the Philly neighborhood for you!

Click the Link to Download a Free, in-depth Northern Liberties Newsletter, featuring restaurants info, shops, public transportation and insider info you can’t find anywhere else!

  • Queen Village: Bordered by South Street and South Philadelphia, Queen Village is a Philadelphia neighborhood that exemplifies the traditional and the new sides of Philly. Featuring historic, colonial row homes, as well as some of the best BYOB’s and brunch spots in town, the Queen Village real estate market has consistently remained one of the most popular in Philadelphia. Residents looking for a home for sale in Queen Village are either young families with children(there are many parks, playgrounds and public spaces nearby) or empty nesters looking to move back to the city.

Interested in Queen Village real estate? Click the link to Download a Free, Queen Village Newsletter featuring insider info you can’t find anywhere else!

  • Art Museum Area/Fairmount: Tucked away to the north of Center City, behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the Art Museum Area(also known as Fairmount). This a tight-knit Philadelphia neighborhood, popular with transplants to Philadelphia, who prefer its quiet atmosphere, plus close proximity to downtown. Art Museum Area homes for sale vary in price, but with some searching, you can still find a great deal.

Want to get insider information about the Art Museum Area? Click the link to download a free, in-depth Fairmount Newsletter

  • Graduate Hospital: One of the hottest new neighborhoods in Philadelphia, (and in terms of value one of the best places to live in Philadelphia),  Graduate Hospital is located just south of Rittenhouse Square. The neighborhood is popular with young professionals who work downtown, as well as Drexel and UPenn students and faculty, as University City is just across the Schuylkill River. Residential and commercial real estate developers have begun to notice the appeal of Graduate Hospital, bringing brand new condominiums, townhomes, retail space and other developments to the area.

Interested in Graduate Hospital Homes for sale? Click the link to download a free insider Graduate Hospital newsletter

With so many different neighborhoods, it’s hard to say what are the best places to live in Philadelphia. If you’re looking to buy a home for sale in Philadelphia, it’s best to have a conversation with someone who know the city and can help you decide which neighborhood works best for you. If you’re interested in buying a home in Philadelphia, give me a call – 267.702.5608 , or send me an email – mickey@themickeygroup.com to have a conversation about the best places to live in Philly.

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  1. Pingback: The Best Places to Live in Philadelphia: Part 2 « Mickey Knows Philly

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