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The Kensington market showed positive signs in this week's report, as the number of home sales rose 8.8%, pushing the total to 62 homes sold over the last 30 days. To put it in perspective, the close-by Fishtown neighborhood registered 75 homes sold in those same 30 days, the most of all surrounding neighborhoods. The median sales price rose to $250,000, up from last week's $242,500.
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In this week's report, the number of homes sold in the Kensington market slid to 52 over the past 30 days. It marked a decrease of 17.5% from last week's report and a fall below the monthly average. Within the same time frame, the Fishtown neighborhood had 72 sales, the most of all neighborhoods in the area. The median sales price dropped to $244,500, down from last week's $255,000.
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The number of price cuts in the Kensington market climbed to 81 over the last 30 days, furthering a determined positive trend. Perhaps due to the decreases in list prices, sales increased to 60 homes sold. While price reduction numbers rose, sale prices climbed as well. This week's reported median sales price of $255,000 continued a four-week upswing.
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Kensington has one of the largest populations in Philadelphia with 35,320 residents. Despite being the sixth-most populated neighborhood, it ranks 15th in terms of density with 29,202.6 people per square mile. Kensington is an area where 47.8% of the homes are owned, while 39.7% are rented. The top school in the neighborhood is Hackett Horatio B School.
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While home sales in the Kensington market have been above average, in this week's report they dropped 13.4% to 58 homes sold over the last 30 days. Within the same time frame, the Fishtown neighborhood had 53 sales, the most of all neighborhoods in the area. The median sales price climbed to $269,800, up from last week's $255,000.
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This week in the Kensington market, sales inched up to 67 homes sold over the last 30 days, which might be due in part to a confirmed upward trend in price reductions, with 87 being reported in the same time frame. Potential buyers should take note that the median sales price in Kensington climbed to $255,000 and that there are four months of inventory still available.
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The Kensington market saw 67 homes go under contract and failed to break out of an identifiable downward trend. Despite that, total home sales rose to 63 over the last 30 days. While contracts numbers fell, prices dropped as well. This week's reported median sales price of $244,000 continued an eight-week downward trend.
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The Kensington market has established a confirmed upward trend, even as sales fell 15.7% this week to 59 homes over the last 30 days. The median sales price rose to $250,000 over the latest reporting period for Kensington, up from $227,500.
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$519K  
The Kensington market showed gains in this week's report, as the number of home sales climbed 9.7%, pushing the total to 68 homes sold over the last 30 days. Within the same time frame, the Richmond neighborhood had 57 sales, the most of all neighborhoods in the area. Months of inventory in Kensington was flat at four but prices came down, as the median sales price dropped to $234,950.
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The population of Kensington is less affluent than average compared to others in Philadelphia with a median income of $30,653 per household. It's also considered a less expensive neighborhood in terms of affordability with a cost of living adjustment score of 100.5. With a median age of 73 years, homes in Kensington tend to be older than most. Heading the list of top schools in the neighborhood is Hackett Horatio B School.
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