MARK WADE
THE CENTER CITY
PHILADELPHIA
CONDO EXPERT!

During the late 80s, Mark fell in love with Philly real estate. The first condo he bought was in Old City. Working w/foreclosures on multi-unit buildings, he began to carve his niche as a condo specialist. He then progressed into helping developers turn apartments into condos. Having been inside countless Philly condos, Mark is intimately familiar w/the available properties. He prides himself & impresses others of his vast knowledge & knows which finishes buyers look for...so much so that he's been seen on HGTV's What You Get For The Money, CN-8's Money Matters & was the 2005 winner of Philadelphia Magazine's Kitchen of the Year contest.

A graduate of Bowling Green School of Business in Northwestern Ohio, Mark began selling Philadelphia real estate in 1989 and has been in love with it ever since. From Old City to Bella Vista and Society Hill to Rittenhouse Square, Mark knows the ins and outs of every center city Philadelphia neighborhood. He still resides in a high rise condominium building in Center City and loves the area!

Email Mark@CenterCity.com or call 215.521.1523 for all of your Philadelphia Real Estate needs!

PHILADELPHIA REAL ESTATE ARTICLES

Mark shares his Philly Condo knowledge.

Top 10 Philly Condo Buildings 2016
And I'm not talking glamour or location... In no particular order, these Center City condos were chosen based upon accumulative buyer feedback, sales pace, days-on-market, perceived value, interior characteristics of units, and amenities offered. [Learn More...]


Top 10 Philly Condo Buildings 2015
In terms of value retention, resale ability and livability... Here are my top ten picks for 2015: [Learn More...]


Defining Mid Rise Condominiums in Philadelphia
Mid Rise Condominiums (MRC's) are prevalent throughout Center City Philadelphia and generally have come about in popularity in the past 15-20 years.... [Learn More...]


Defining High Rise Condominiums in Philadelphia
High Rise Condominiums can be defined here in Center City Philadelphia as buildings between 10 and 30 stories tall. [Learn More...]


Crazy Sh*t At Open Houses
Open houses are great. What a wonderful collection of folks who may at any time walk right in your front door. And each one is different from the next.... [Learn More...]


Killer Views - Assessing the value of a Center City Condo View
If you are of a certain age, you recall that Eva Gabor on Green Acres just "Adores A Penthouse View" for which she and her husband no doubt forked over some big bucks to accommodate her desire. And who wouldn't love such a view? The question is- Are you willing to pay for such an amenity- and how do you know what dollar value to assign to such a Killer View? [Learn More...]


Buyers Should Scrutinize the Dealings of a Condo Association Too
A blind man knows when the sun is shining, and even a casual observer can spot a poorly operated condominium association. [Learn More...]


Defining Low Rise Condominiums in Center City Philadelphia
Here in Center City Philadelphia, low rise condominiums (LRCs) are numerous and are often favored by many buyers. LRCs are generally characterized by buildings that are less than four stories tall and generally have less than twenty condominium units in that particular association. [Learn More...]


Forget Location, Location, Location - Today's Condo Manta should be: "Association, Association, Association"
Condominium Association Policies Are Playing a Heavier Role In Value Determination. [Learn More...]


Condos near Hahnemann University Hospital
Every spring, my website is abuzz with new interns, residents, and fellows moving looking to purchase a condo near Hahnemann University Hospital. [Learn More...]


Condos near Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia
Every spring, my phone starts ringing off the hook with students and or parents of students who will be attending Jefferson Medical School. Many of these folks have figured out that buying a condo in the area is a wise investment, as opposed to a long term rental. [Learn More...]


The Sizzle Sells the Condo
The anticipation of a new condo project can outweigh the reality of the finished product, as buyers really aren't sure of how the finished project is going to sell, once completed. [Learn More...]


Depreciation and Appreciation in the Center City Condo Market
As Heidi Klum would say, "One Day You Are In, and The Next Day, You Are Out". That notion, if stretched and reworked a bit, could be somewhat applicable to condos in Center City Philadelphia. [Learn More...]


You Are Not an Idiot....but the home buying process may make you feel otherwise
As a veteran downtown Philadelphia Realtor, I am sometimes accused of being indifferent to the mental trauma thrust upon buyers, especially first time buyers, as they drive down the fairway in life knowing as the home buying process. [Learn More...]


The $40,000 Washer/Dryer
Not giving an inch may cost you a mint in a real estate transaction. But fighting is what some folks like to do, at least verbally, and this characteristic is often played out during the back and forth volleying of buying or selling a home. [Learn More...]


Condominium Pet Policies and Resale Value
How might the former affect the latter in a Philadelphia condominium?
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Center City Condos is Jim, Mark, John, Matt, Randy, Jared, Kevin, Jess, Matthew, Patrick, Roe, Stephanie, Scott, Kris, Jaime, Steve, Melinda, Megan, and Nicole! We're here to help you find your perfect condo. Don't hesitate to contact us for all of your condo needs! We are familiar with a variety of condos in Philly and would love to show you the wide variety of condos in the Philadelphia real estate market!


Team at CenterCity.com has been the recipient of the Top 100 Award, ranking among the Top 100 real estate agents of the 55,000 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS nationwide for 13 years (2005 through 2017).


In 2017, we became a 15 Year Legend Award winning sales team representing sales professionals and teams who have earned the Chairman's Circle award for 15 years.



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