John Benson's (bensoj37) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - RE/MAX Home Experts
This is a question I often hear from agents in my office.  The simple answer is, Yes!In my eyes, there are 3 different kinds of agents: The Hobbyist - No plan for success and little desire to work. Obtained a license to see houses and work with the occasional friend or family member. The Worker -...
Paint the town red, white and blue this 4th of July weekend!In Philly:Wawa Welcome America Festival (now through July 4th)July 2Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert & Fireworks - Great Plaza @ Penn’s LandingJuly 3Liberty Block Party (5th and 6th Streets Between Market and Chestnut Streets)...
Nice starter home on a quaint block in Mayfair. The living room is ample in size and has an arch way with built-ins that leads to the spacious dining room and kitchen. The basement has plenty of room for storage, laundry facilities and can be converted to a family room. The upstairs has 3 bedroom...
What is a Top Producer? If 20 brokers were asked this question, I am sure there would be 20 slightly different answers with some common themes.  To me, for my brokerage, a Top Producer is an agent who commits his/her professional life to their craft.  They become not only a financial success, but...
  As a dog lover, I know the challenges a seller faces when listing their home. Pets are intuitive, and they know when something is changing. It can cause as much stress on your pet as it can on you. At the same time, as a seller you want to market your property to the masses and have it looking ...
Location: Locust Street to South Street Yet another great addition to Philly’s outdoor spaces…Here’s 5 reasons to check out the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk: 1.)  Instead of running next to the river, the boardwalk goes over the water. 2.)  It not only extends the existing trail but seamlessly con...
The new home base of La Colombe, set in a once vacant warehouse, has an atmosphere not typical of most coffee houses. Upon entering, it’s spacious and open and lets in plenty of natural light via large windows at the front and scattered skylights on the ceiling. The decor is raw/ industrial (mixe...

John Benson

Broker/Owner - Philadelphia Real Estate
local_phone(215) 467-2892
smartphone(215) 869-6198
Contact The Author