17th April, 2022
4 Tips To Help You Pick The Right Philadelphia Apartment For You

Finding a new home can be incredibly exciting! When you’re looking for apartments in Philadelphia to rent, there is so much to consider to ensure that the property is a good fit for you and your lifestyle.  Here are the top factors to consider when you’re on the hunt. Location, Location, Location When it comes […]

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23rd March, 2022
4 Ways to Stay Active This Season

With the new spring season comes renewed energy and motivation to get up and get moving again! It may not always be easy to get to the gym but there are still plenty of other ways to get exercise as it should be a part of your regular routine. In fact, recommends getting between […]

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11th February, 2022
5 Ways To Create Movie Masterpieces In Your Philadelphia Apartment

Isolation is a recurring theme in popular movies. But, no matter how many times we see this concept played out, it’s never the same movie. We’ve witnessed isolation in the form of being stranded on an island in Cast Away, and even in space in Gravity or The Martian. Life of Pi highlights being stuck […]

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31st January, 2022
Most In-Demand Jobs in Philadelphia

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, Philadelphia suffered an unemployment rate of 12.2%, which was four points higher than the national average. However, Philadelphia has been working hard to bounce back from this job market crisis. The unemployment rate has been falling for the past few months with payrolls also growing. This is thanks to the […]

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18th January, 2022
The Plus Side and Pitfalls of Teleworking from Your Apartment in Philadelphia

Residents of Philadelphia apartments were accustomed to their residences and work being two separate places for a very long time. However, the COVID-19 pandemic acted as a dramatic turning point in this regard. Working from home has now received a far-reaching fillip.  But levels of satisfaction among workers in home-based settings vary. We identified some […]

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14th December, 2021
Are Transformer Rooms and Robo Furniture the Future of Luxury Apartments in Philadelphia?

By the year 2050, there is an expectation that two-thirds of a global population of 9.4 billion people will live in urban areas. Philadelphia is one of these desirable urban areas. As such, we can expect a change in the domestic living arrangements of Philadelphia apartments that we are familiar with today. In high-density cities […]

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23rd November, 2021
Center City in Philadelphia Looks to the Future

Philadelphia apartment residents in Center City have witnessed a shift in their neighborhood since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Philadelphia’s Center City District has been facing severe challenges since March 2020, when people stopped coming downtown to work, shop, eat at restaurants, visit cultural attractions and entertainment venues, and stay at hotels due to […]

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20th October, 2021
Luxury Philadelphia Apartment Rentals Still Provide Value Amid Rising Home Prices

We have all been reading about a spike in home prices and rising rental prices, however there is still great value to be found in the City of Brotherly Love, especially for people looking for luxury apartments in Philadelphia.  In August, average monthly rents across the country increased by 9% over the past year, while […]

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15th September, 2021
Piazza Pod Park in Northern Liberties – We Can’t Contain Ourselves!

Back in June 2019, Post Brothers, a real estate development specializing in Philadelphia apartment rentals took a 35,000 square foot space in Northern Liberties neighborhood and created a pop-up mixed-use park out of recycled shipping containers that took the city by storm! Before COVID-19 made us really appreciate the importance of outdoor recreational spaces in […]

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15th August, 2021
How to Prepare Philadelphia Children for a Better, Healthier School Year

Starting school for the first time in can be stressful for parents and children.  Residents in our Philadelphia apartments for rent know how difficult it is to shift from summer bed times, camp and activities to the rigors of returning to school.  Children are suddenly thrown into a new environment, juggling the pressure of learning […]

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16th July, 2021
Practical Tips for Moving Your Family to a New Apartment in Philadelphia

Whatever your reason for moving to a new apartment in Philadelphia, the entire process can be both challenging and overwhelming, especially now with COVID adding additional stress and concerns for families. Aside from the challenges, the idea of settling your family into a new Philadelphia apartment can be extremely difficult and emotionally draining for even […]

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15th June, 2021
Ten Best Bars and Clubs in Philadelphia

Philly is a city that moves and grooves—but it can be difficult to know where to get your groove on if you’re not a local, or you haven’t been one for long. Residents living in our luxury Philadelphia apartments know that some of the best places to party are located right outside your door… that’s […]

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11th May, 2021
10 Best Beaches Near Philadelphia

When you think of Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, you might think of The Liberty Bell and cheesesteaks or our luxury Center City apartments for rent. But what about the beach? You may not realize that some of the best beaches in the entire United States are only an hour away from your Philly […]

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29th April, 2021
10 Best Things to Do in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, there’s no shortage of fun and interesting things to do right outside your Philadelphia rental apartment. There’s first-class dining and entertainment, arts and culture, nightlife, shopping, sightseeing, history and so much more. To get you started, we’ve assembled a list of the 10 best things to do in Philadelphia. Our suggestions come from […]

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29th March, 2021
Best Colleges and Universities in Philadelphia

What qualifies a school to be among the best colleges and universities in Philadelphia? The criteria for everyone is different, of course. But we couldn’t let that stop us from at least trying to come up with an unofficial list. We’ve gathered reviews from all the most reputable sources, combined that with our own first-hand, […]

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2nd February, 2021
Top 10 Wedding Venues in Philadelphia

If you’re planning nuptials in Philadelphia, you’re in luck. The variety and quality of venues available to love birds in Philly is unmatched. You can find everything from 17th century opulence steeped in history, to revitalized warehouse spaces that couple industry with romance, to new construction with fashionable, modern style — many located just a […]

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1st January, 2021
Top 10 Party and Event Spaces in Philadelphia

If you’re planning an event in Philadelphia, your biggest challenge might be choosing from the many venue options. With construction beginning in the late 17th century and continuing through today, Philadelphia’s venues have historical elegance, contemporary flair…and everything in between. Just steps outside our luxury Center City apartments are some of the most impressive party […]

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1st December, 2020
New Challenges for Minority-Owned Businesses in Philadelphia

Statistics show that “minority-owned” businesses in the nation are on the rise and according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), “…nationwide, 29% of businesses are majority-owned by minorities, and this share is quickly increasing.” However, despite these trends, minority-owned businesses trail behind their white counterparts in several key categories.  For instance, Non-Hispanic whites own 71-percent […]

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4th November, 2020
Why is it so Hard to Find a Rental Apartment in Philadelphia?

According to a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts, “The State of Housing Affordability in Philadelphia: Who’s Cost-Burdened—and Why” 4 in 10 households in Philadelphia, representing 54% of renters and 28% of homeowners, are cost-burdened. Cost-burdened means these residents spend at least 30% of their income on housing costs.  The cost burden of homeownership […]

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4th October, 2020
Most Expensive Places to Rent in Philadelphia and Least Expensive Places to Rent in Philadelphia

Philadelphia neighborhoods in Center City and in the immediate neighborhoods nearby, including University City and Northern Liberties, offer uncommon value, with Philadelphia apartment rentals priced $1,568 less than the most expensive neighborhoods in the Boston metro area, and $3,172 less than the highest-priced communities in New York City. With modern loft spaces and high-rise apartments […]

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30th September, 2020
New York to Philadelphia is Easier Than You Think

New York is going through a difficult time, and we do not want to kick a great city when it’s down, but the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many people to rethink many of the myths of living in New York City and are starting to look a little further south to Philadelphia. Shootings in New […]

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26th August, 2020
Racial Diversity and the Philadelphia Economy in a Post-COVID World

Until the recent health crisis, Philadelphia enjoyed ten consecutive years of employment growth from the end of the Great Recession in 2009 through the end of 2019.  However, Philadelphia still lagged behind other major U.S. cities.  Post Brothers has strict standards when selecting properties for apartments in Philadelphia, including only acquiring properties in population dense […]

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25th July, 2020
If You Lose Your Job, You Don’t Have to Lose Your Philadelphia Apartment

As of June 2020, Philadelphia had an unemployment rate of 17.7 percent — the highest unemployment rate among the 11 counties that make up the metropolitan area.  Across the United States, the unemployment rate was 11.2 percent. The global health crisis has affected everyone, and unemployment rates remain stubbornly high.  If you or someone you […]

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21st June, 2020
Tips for Dealing with Stressful Times

Between a global health crisis, quarantine and isolation, protests and unrest following (yet another) graphic example of police brutality, and a divisive body politic, 2020 has been a year most people would prefer to forget. It has also been a very stressful year.  We hear this all the time from residents in our Philadelphia rental […]

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5th May, 2020
Staying Healthy in Your Philadelphia Apartment

The current health crisis has created massive disruptions to daily life for all of our residents living in Post Brothers luxury apartments in Philadelphia.  Managing work from home with kids and significant others around, having friends or family who may have contracted the virus, dealing with long-term relationships and few social outlets are just some […]

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5th April, 2020
How to Find the Perfect Professional to Paint Your Philadelphia Apartment

Finding a responsible painter who will perform quality work at a reasonable price to paint your apartment in Philadelphia can be a challenging task. It’s always a good idea to ask for and check references and to contact the Better Business Bureau and your state licensing bureau to see if there are complaints against a […]

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1st March, 2020
Keeping Up With Coronavirus

The news media has been widely reporting the global reach of the most recently discovered coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The most common symptoms of this particular coronavirus are fever, fatigue, and dry cough. Some patients have reported aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea.  There is no conclusive data suggesting that […]

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15th February, 2020
Moving Tips for a Smooth Move

Whether your new Philadelphia apartment is located across the street, or across the country from your current residence, moving is undeniably a stressful for everyone. There’s so much to be done before the final box or bag is unpacked, that it is easy to overlook the many small, intricate details add up when you get […]

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15th January, 2020
Center City Jobs Growth a Sign of Things to Come for Downtown Philadelphia

Philadelphia is enjoying an economic renaissance, with over 70,000 jobs added since 2009. In 2018, Philadelphia added 15,400 new jobs — the largest one year increase in over 50 years. 42% of all the jobs in Philadelphia are based in Center City. With 13 rail lines, three rapid transit lines, five trolley lines, and 29 […]

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5th December, 2019
Home Alone – Tips for Latchkey Kids (and Parents)

Although Pennsylvania doesn’t have a required minimum age at which it’s legal for children to leave children home alone, parents and primary caregivers are still responsible for knowing when their child may be safely left home alone or when to choose a babysitter. Many parents and caregivers fret about latchkey children who spend time on […]

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4th November, 2019
School Safety for Philadelphia Students and Tips for Parents

The School District of Philadelphia is the 8th largest school district in the United States with ‎202,538 students across 339 public schools (2018-2019).  We recently celebrated America’s Safe Schools Week (October 21-27, 2019) so safety is on all of our minds. If you are looking to rent apartments in Philadelphia, and have school-age children, we […]

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6th October, 2019
Green Your Philadelphia Apartment Balcony

As we leave the warmth of summer behind and the chill of Fall approaches, now is a perfect time to start a small garden on the balcony of your Philadelphia apartment.  An urban balcony can bring great natural beauty and help reduce our carbon footprints. As more people move to urban areas, urban gardens are […]

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15th September, 2019
Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a poisonous gas that can be particularly dangerous because it is colorless and odorless. Headache, nausea, dizziness and even permanent brain damage or death can occur. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year, at least 430 people die in the U.S. from accidental CO poisoning. Approximately […]

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19th August, 2019
Piazza Pod Park Is Offering Philadelphia a New Concept of Fun

If you haven’t been to Philadephia lately, you may want to book a trip today or, better yet, move into any of the best apartments in Philadelphia!  The City of Brotherly Love continues its ascent toward being one of the top U.S. destinations today in terms of innovation, technology, and creativity. Piazza Pod Park is […]

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15th July, 2019
A Stress-Free Summer Vacation

We aren’t going to share the latest airfare deals or hotel discounts, we figure you already know how to get a great deal.  After all, if you found this page you are either living in one of our luxury Philadelphia apartments or thinking about renting one of our apartments in Philadelphia, so you know a […]

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15th June, 2019
A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Philadelphia Apartment

Did you know your home could be making you sick?  Whether you suffer from asthma or other respiratory issues, take some essential steps to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) in your apartment in Philadelphia. Steps to Improve IAQ All apartments could be affected by poor IAQ — including older homes and new construction. Poor […]

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14th May, 2019
Philadelphia Housing Growth is Booming

Philadelphia is seeing an incredible housing boom — and once again, millennials are the group to thank (or maybe blame if you’re having trouble finding the perfect place to live). In 2018, 2,810 new housing units were built in Greater Center City, which is the biggest number of new housing units in one year since […]

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10th April, 2019
Affordability and Sustainability in Philadelphia

“Narrowing the Gap” is an actionable strategy initiative from the Philadelphia City Council to urgently address and solve issues related to poverty in Philadelphia. More than 25% of the population of Philadelphia faces issues related to poverty. That staggering number is the impetus for the Philadelphia City Council to take strong actions to develop policies […]

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15th March, 2019
Social Responsibility and Narrowing the Gap in Philadelphia

Post Brothers takes social responsibility seriously. In addition to taking a leadership role in green development and sustainable building practices, before Post Brothers acquires a property for development, the company analyzes the land use impact and neighborhood quality of life of the proposed site. Post Brothers’ award-winning Philadelphia apartments for rent come to a realization […]

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15th February, 2019
Caring for a Loved One or Neighbor with Dementia

An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. This number includes an estimated 5.5 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have early-onset Alzheimer’s. In addition to memory loss, symptoms include sleeplessness, agitation, depression, anxiety, anger and wandering. As a community, […]

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15th January, 2019
Does Winter Make You SAD?

Although fall and winter bring Thanksgiving and holidays, the warmth of a fireplace, enjoying your apartment in Philadelphia, and Eagles football (actual and fantasy), for many people the winter months mark the return of seasonal depression. It’s known in medical circles as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that affects a person during […]

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15th December, 2018
7 Great Ideas for a Philadelphia Date Night

Philadelphia is one of the most exciting cities in the world offering visitors and residents a vibrant nightlife. From first dates to wedding anniversaries, there are so many special things to do that appeal to romantics and adventure-seekers and everyone in between. So even though it’s cold outside, make plans to leave your Philadelphia apartment […]

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29th November, 2018
Top 10 Things for Kids and Families to Do in Philadelphia

When planning a family vacation or exploring the city if you are lucky enough to live in any of our apartments in Philadelphia, the rich historical sites immediately beckon. While those attractions are incredible and on every must-see list, there are also numerous places to take the kids to burn off some energy and even […]

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15th October, 2018
State of Center City, Philadelphia 2018 – Part 2

According to the ‘State of Center City’ report published in 2018 by the Center City District (CCD) in conjunction with Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation (CCDF), there has never been a better time to live, work or play in Center City, Philadelphia. Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Tourists are flocking to […]

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15th September, 2018
State of Center City, Philadelphia 2018 – Part 1

Center City continues to prosper in every sector — from the economy to healthcare, education, culture, and more — yet, there is still room for improvement. According to the ‘State of Center City’ report published in 2018 by the Center City District (CCD) in conjunction with Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) and Center City District Foundation […]

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21st August, 2018
Philadelphia Apartment Rental Base Growing Faster Than Other Major Cities

In the past decade, Philadelphia’s base of renters has seen an incredible surge and now rivals the homeowner population in this city of approximately 1.5 million people. According to a recent study from online rental and real estate company Zillow, the number of Philadelphians renting properties rose 6.1 percentage points from 2006 to 2016. Since […]

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15th July, 2018
How to Get Organized

It’s summertime, and thoughts are naturally turning to the beach and vacation. Probably the last thing you want to hear about is getting organized. Cleaning up your cluttered desk is probably up there with doing the dishes or taking out the garbage. But, what if we told you that getting organized can actually INCREASE your […]

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30th June, 2018
How to Complain Like a Pro

Randy Pausch, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, who died at the too-young age of 47, famously delivered a Last Lecture that inspired hundreds of thousands. He offered a thoughtful critique of the universal human problem of complaining. “If you took one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solving the problem, you’d be […]

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28th May, 2018
How to Prevent Bed Bugs

  According  to  a  survey  released  by  the  National  Pest  Management  Association  (NPMA),  one  in  five  Americans  has  either  dealt  with  a  bed  bug  infestation  or  knows  someone  who  has.  You should be able to sleep a little easier knowing that we follow best practices to prevent bed bugs at all of our apartments in […]

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16th April, 2018
Beat the Burnout

According to a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps, more than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at work on a day-to-day basis, and 60 percent reported work-related pressure has increased in the last five years. 54 percent of CFOs acknowledged their teams are stressed, and 55 percent said worker anxiety is […]

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15th March, 2018
Center City Philadelphia Apartments Boom

2016 was an exemplary year for the development of new apartments in Center City: 2,506 new units were created for the market, surpassing the previous record of 2,168 in 2013. The downtown area saw a surge in apartment and commercial/residential developments, while outlying areas saw an increase in single-family homes and other multi-family units. These […]

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31st December, 2017
No Advice Like Snow Advice

Is there anything better than a snow day? Well, maybe when we were kids, but if you are trying to get to or from work it can be an absolute mess. Although we have not seen much wintery weather from the windows of our Philadelphia apartments, our friends in Erie, Pennsylvania have another freezing cold […]

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25th December, 2017
Saving Money After the Holidays

Although the stock market may be breaking records and Bitcoin approaches (gasp!) $20,000, many of us living in apartments in Philadelphia are simply trying to stretch our dollars and keep our debt as low as possible, especially after the holidays when credit card bills are coming due — a reckoning for the egg nog induced […]

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15th November, 2017
Stop the Mailbox Madness

Swamped by all of those unsolicited credit card offers clogging up your mailbox?  Tired of trekking catalogs and junk mail to the recycling bin? All of this unwanted mail creates nothing but headaches and wasted paper, so it’s no wonder putting an end to it is a priority for many people renting apartments in Philadelphia […]

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1st November, 2017
New Survey Highlights Apartments in Center City

Philadelphia’s Center City, (the fastest growing residential neighborhood in Philadelphia) is currently experiencing a shift in housing preferences from ownership to rental that is also impacting other major cities across the U.S. This is having a major impact on the local real estate market and development priorities for apartments in Center City and other “hot” […]

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5th October, 2017
Demand for Philadelphia Apartments is Very Strong

Apartment building and refurbishment in Philadelphia is accelerating at an unprecedented pace and demand for Center City Philadelphia apartments is soaring. According to a recent study entitled 2017 Housing Report: Building on Optimism, 2,506 new housing units in the Greater Center City (the fastest growing residential neighborhood in Philadelphia) were completed by 2016, exceeding the […]

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15th September, 2017
Rising Demand for Apartments in Philadelphia

In recent years, Philadelphia has been experiencing a surge in apartment building construction and renovation, even though the bulk of these renovations have been primarily taking place in the Greater Center City. According to a recent article that was published in Curbed, “in Center City alone, about 30 residential projects are currently under construction or have been […]

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15th December, 2016
Why Center City Philadelphia is Booming

Anyone living in our stunning new apartments in Center City, Philadelphia knows this is one of the most attractive neighborhoods in the country to live and work. But did you know that Center City is only 7.7 square miles — encompassing just 6-percent of Philadelphia’s total land area?  However, the area holds nearly half (42%) of the Philadelphia’s 684,500 […]

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29th August, 2016
Are Affordable Philadelphia Rentals Disappearing?

Renting an apartment in Philadelphia is becoming very difficult for those who make less than $23.27 per hour, according to the 2016 Out of Reach report, issued by the National Low Incoming Housing Coalition (NLIHC).  The purpose of NLIHC, which was established in 1974, is to both educate and affect public policy such as raising the […]

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22nd August, 2016
Philadelphia Welcomes the Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the “birthplace of democracy”, is making history once more when the 2016 Democratic National Convention descended on this historic city on July 25-28, 2016.  This time around, Philadelphia needed a slightly larger venue than what the Founding Fathers once used to write the Declaration of Independence.  The Convention will be held in the enormous Wells Fargo […]

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24th February, 2016
Getting Along With Your Neighbors

Why can’t we all just get along?  Let’s face it, living with parents, roommates or neighbors isn’t always easy.  The key to successful Philadelphia apartment living?  Good communication.  It’s often the best way to prevent and resolve conflict before it boils over.  You don’t have to be best friends or spend the Super Bowl together […]

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15th February, 2016
How to Relax and Avoid Burnout

Burnout is more than just stress— burnout is when your mind and body are trying to tell you that you need to make a change.  Do you find yourself withdrawing from work and caring less about results?  Are you working harder, often mechanically or to the point of exhaustion?  Are you acting like a robot […]

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16th November, 2015
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31st October, 2015
Tips for Preventing Identity Theft – Part 2

The 2015 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that $16 billion was stolen from 12.7 million U.S. consumers in 2014, compared with $18 billion and 13.1 million victims a year earlier.  Across the country, there was a new identity fraud victim every two seconds in 2014. Of particular interest to many of […]

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15th October, 2015
Tips for Preventing Identity Theft – Part 1

Identity theft is a problem any time of the year and we thought it might be helpful to share some tips and best practices for avoiding becoming a victim of identity theft with our Philly apartment residents.  According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were 783 data breaches in 2014. In addition, the Federal […]

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1st June, 2015
Demand for Newly Renovated Philadelphia Apartments Surging

A recent study of 27,642 apartment residents nationwide, who self-identified their apartment lifestyle preferences in an exclusive survey by J Turner Research in partnership with Multifamily Executive, highlighted some interesting trends in apartment living. According to the industry Report, “Resident Lifestyle Preferences: An Insight,” 25 percent of the residents are renters by choice, noting they […]

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15th May, 2015
Preventing Identity Theft Starts With Your Mailbox

Identity theft topped the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) national ranking of consumer complaints for the 15th consecutive year with a total of 332,646 complaints.  Although most identity theft now occurs electronically, your identity can still be easily stolen by criminals who make use of what you toss in your garbage, too. Trash facilities and recycling […]

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1st May, 2015
Demand for Center City Philadelphia Apartments on the Rise

According to a new report, entitled Center City Reports: Housing, Sustaining Momentum, published by the Center City District/Central Philadelphia Development Corporation residential construction in Center City maintained a very strong pace in 2014 as 1,983 new units were brought to market, including 1,358 apartments, 183 condominiums, and 442 single-family homes, with rental rates increasing in […]

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16th April, 2015
Watch Your Waist Open House This Saturday

Spring is (finally) here and we are getting back to our (nearly forgotten) New Year’s Resolutions with a renewed focus on health and wellness for everyone in our Post Brothers community!  What better way to look and feel our best before beach season than by joining us at our Watch Your Waist Open House, Saturday […]

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30th March, 2015
Sustainable Philly Apartments Start With You

Sustainability and smart environmental stewardship has always been an important priority for many in our Philadelphia apartment community.  Being more careful about what you buy, consume, and throw away may not seem like the most exciting way to make a difference in the environment, but it is the little things that make a difference and […]

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8th March, 2015
An Electrician for Your Philadelphia Apartment

Each year 67,800 fires result from home electrical problems, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Twice as many of those are due to improper wiring as appliance failures. Imagine you are getting dressed for work in the morning and the bathroom light doesn’t turn on.  A brand new light bulb does not solve the problem, […]

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22nd February, 2015
Don’t Bring the Noise in Your Philadelphia Apartment

When you make the decision to living in Post Brothers apartments in Philadelphia, it’s important to remember that we live in a community with others and that means we have a responsibility to be respectful to our neighbors and keep noise to a minimum so we do not disturb others. To keep everyone happy and […]

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8th February, 2015
How to Drop Your Water Usage

You can reduce the water consumption in your Philly apartment by 20-40 percent without purchasing expensive equipment. Reducing water use can mean substantial savings on water, sewage and energy bills for your building, which can mean less of a need to increase rent and the ability to offer more amenities – as well as doing […]

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31st January, 2015
10 Fire Safety Tips for Your Philadelphia Apartment

The safety of residents living in our luxury Philadelphia apartments is our number one priority.  We often discuss basic fire safety and prevention measures on these pages because fire emergency preparedness is one of the most important things we can all do to protect our family, friends, neighbors and pets. Here are 10 simple fire safety tips everyone should follow: […]

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15th January, 2015
Are Uninsured Apartments in Philadelphia Flirting With Disaster?

Although you might wish that it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, if you think apartments in Philadelphia are immune from damage caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, fires and floods and that you don’t need to insure against these natural disasters you may want to think again.  According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), nearly half of […]

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26th December, 2014
How to Protect Luxury Apartments in Philadelphia from Burglars

Post Brothers makes every effort to maintain a safe and secure environment in our luxury Philadelphia apartments. However, even the safest luxury apartments in Philadelphia can experience a burglary. Residents can protect themselves and their possessions by taking a few simple precautions. Here are 8 tips to protect your Philly apartment from burglars. 1.  Install double-cylinder, […]

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12th December, 2014
Energy Saving Tips for Philly Apartments

Who said it’s not easy being green?  You’re already on the right track if you are looking at Green Philly apartments from Post Brothers. If you are looking to reduce expenses for your Philadelphia apartment and make a huge difference in the environment, we wanted to offer ten tips to save green and go green this year! 1. […]

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30th November, 2014
Conserving Water One Drop at a Time

Water conservation is an important issue for every apartment in Philadelphia —and not just because we want to be environmentally responsible.  An equally important reason is that we want to keep rent as low as possible. According to the EPA, each American uses an average of 100 gallons of water a day at home. Here’s […]

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15th November, 2014
A Quieter Apartment in Philadelphia

Let’s face it, Eminem is not meant to be played at low-volume, but when you live in an apartment in Philadelphia, it’s important to be considerate of others and turn down the noise — at least sometimes. Noise is a concern for every resident and because you live in a community, it’s important to understand that […]

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30th October, 2014
How to Choose a Fire Extinguisher for Your Philly Apartment

Do you need a fire extinguisher for your Philly apartment?  Fire extinguishers reduce the potential for damage which keeps insurance premiums and rent prices down. Several types of fire extinguishers are available, and each has a specific use. How Many? Common household fire extinguishers are only intended to snuff out small blazes before they become […]

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1st October, 2014
Philly Apartments and Noisy Neighbors

Noise is a reality in Philly apartments because renters live in such close proximity, it’s essential that we consider the effect noise will have on our neighbors when deciding on floor coverings  and where to mount the flat-screen television. We—you and your neighbors—all have a right to enjoy our apartment in peace and to furnish […]

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24th September, 2014
Save Money on Renters Insurance for Your Philadelphia Apartment

When you rent your home, insurance is essential to protect your property and household goods.  Comparison shopping for the best rates on renters insurance for your Philadelphia apartment will certainly save you some money, but you also can save by following these tips: –  Choose a higher deductible—increasing your deductible by just a few hundred […]

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15th September, 2014
Philly Apartment Fire Safety

The National Fire Protection Association estimates that in 2012 there were 365,000 home fires causing $5.7 billion dollars of damage. Most in-home fires are caused by ordinary things around your apartment like a stove burner, candle, space heater or extension cord. Forgetfulness, poor judgment and carelessness make ordinary appliances and every day activities dangerous. However, […]

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1st September, 2014
When the Bark is Worse Than the Bite

Living in a Philadelphia apartment with a pet means you always have company when you come home.  Man’s best friend is always at the door with a wag of a tail and a friendly face. But dogs left alone all day get bored and restless, just like people and many dogs find relief in barking. […]

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15th August, 2014
Financial Advantages of Renting Apartments in Philadelphia

While many people strive to one day own a home, renting apartments in Philadelphia in the meantime can relieve a financial burden of home ownership. Here are five reasons why renting apartments in Philadelphia can be the smart move: 1.  No Large down payment or real estate tax – While many Philadelphia apartment renters often […]

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1st August, 2014
Renting a Philadelphia Apartment After College

Renting your first Philadelphia apartment straight out of college is both exciting and let’s face it, a bit scary. There are so many moving pieces…how do you get them straight? One of the best ways to do that is to ask yourself questions and then figure out how to find the answers. Here are some […]

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15th July, 2014
Are You Ready For Your First Apartment in Philly

Are you ready for your first apartment in Philly? At Post Brothers Apartments, we try to make it easy, so we are sharing four questions you absolutely have to ask before you sign on the dotted line! 1.  Do I need a roommate?  Generally most people out of college do not make a ton of […]

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1st July, 2014
How to Choose the Best Rental Apartment in Philly

Looking around for a new rental apartment in Philly is fun but can be overwhelming if you are not sure what you are looking for.  Here are some tips to help you locate the right rental apartment in Philly: 1.  Do the research – Most Philly apartment rental listings can be seen online (, and […]

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25th May, 2014
Philadelphia Apartment Move-In Checklist

Moving into a new rental apartment in Philadelphia can be an exciting breath of fresh air.  It’s a chance for a change, to reinvent yourself, clean out your closets and donate and/or trash things you no longer need. Moving is also complicated and stressful, so before making that big jump to a new Philadelphia apartment – make […]

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20th May, 2014
5 Moving Day Tips for Your Apartment in Philadelphia

Moving is the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce, according to the Employee Relocation Council.  However, like any challenge, if you are organized and prepared – moving into any apartment in Philadelphia can go smoothly. 1.  Clean the old place. Kitchens and Bathrooms: Moving day is as much about letting go […]

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10th May, 2014
Making it Through Your Philly Apartment Moving Day

Are you ready for your big move into a brand new Philly apartment? You may be drained and tired in the end, but here are five tips to make moving day a little easier and enjoy your new Philly apartment with less stress and anxiety. 1.  Keep important numbers/receipts/agreements handy in a moving file.  Moving […]

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1st May, 2014
11 Questions You Must Ask Before You Rent Apartments in Philly

Renting apartments in Philly can be both exhilarating and stressful at the same time.  But the lease is a legal binding document and when you sign, you must be ready, willing and able to uphold your end of the contract. While you are required to care for your apartment and pay rent on time, your Philadelphia […]

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11th April, 2014
Moving Day for Philadelphia Apartments

When you are changing Philadelphia apartments, whether you’re moving on up or downsizing, there are a ton of “moving pieces” you need to manage to avoid a moving nightmare.  That means being organized and expecting the unexpected. So here’s how to keep your sanity amid the chaos… Right Before Moving Day: –  If you hired […]

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4th April, 2014
Before You Move to a New Apartment in Philadelphia

Moving to a new home or apartment in Philadelphia is exciting.  However, moving is much more than just simply packing up boxes of stuff. Make a Checklist the moment you know you will move to a new apartment in Philadelphia: The first thing you should do before moving to a new apartment in Philadelphia is […]

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27th March, 2014
How to Find the Best Philadelphia Apartment

Congratulations! You are thinking about renting the best Philadelphia apartment your budget can allow. So what do you do now? Here are some expert ideas for finding the best Philadelphia apartment and a helpful checklist to make moving day easy… Find the best Philadelphia apartment in the best neighborhood. Try to narrow your search for […]

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7th March, 2014
What to Do Before You Rent an Apartment in Philadelphia

Renting can be both fun and overwhelming but here are a few tips for first-timers who wish to lease their very first Philadelphia apartment. Decide on a budget. So, what can you afford? Most Philadelphia apartment building landlords or management companies will require a security deposit and first month’s rent before you even move-in (and if you […]

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