Real Estate Sales are Heating Up this Winter in the Greater Philadelphia Area


PHILADELPHIA, PA, January, 22, 2013 (Real Estate Around Philly) – Some typically believe that the Winter months bring a slow down for the real estate market, but it is very important to remember that this can vary based on region, prices, and on the real estate team that you choose to work with. The Real Estate Around Philly team ( is proud to announce that our in-house real estate expert, Jen Colahan was named top producer for all three offices at Re/Max Eastern, Inc. ( for the month of December 2012 with more than $1.2 million in real estate sales.

While Colahan is certainly honored by the recognition that her company has shown her, she thinks that the real news here is of the positive changing marketplace.

“In the past few years the local market definitely witnessed a slow down in the winter months in terms of home sales,” Colahan said. “However, based on the December 2012 sales that my team experienced, I believe that this is truly a sign of tremendous real estate activity in the greater Philadelphia region. It is a great indicator of real estate transactions happening regardless of the time of year, and our team looks to continue to remain busy well into the New Year.”

For those who were thinking of waiting until warmer weather to list their home or to start looking to buy, this is indeed an excellent indicator that you don’t have to wait. “I encourage anyone thinking of buying or selling real estate to contact me at (215) 266-4549 or in order to discuss their options,” Colahan said.

Real Estate Around Philly is a website envisioned by Jen Colahan—a seasoned real estate professional—with the goal of educating and sharing information with buyers and sellers of real estate in the greater Philadelphia, Pa area. As a busy real estate professional currently specializing in many areas of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks and Delaware Counties—Colahan decided to hire her own social marketing team, TAP Social Media ( to help her create excellent content covering the local real estate scene.

“The real estate buying and selling process can seem extremely confusing at times so I wanted to create a free resource and tool with, to help educate everyone in the area,” Colahan said. “At the end of the day I want to help everyone to achieve their personal real estate goals and I work with clients with a variety of budgets, buying and selling homes in many different towns and neighborhoods.”