Monthly Archives: July 2009

Pittsburghese: Of Yinzers, Gumbands, Jaggers, N’at

Always had a hankering to visit the Galapagos Islands but can’t afford the trip? Here’s a viable alternative: Come to Pittsburgh. According to this 2006 New York Times article, our fair city is the “Galapagos Islands of American Dialect”. You … Continue reading

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You Can’t Beat the Value of Pittsburgh Real Estate

According to the National Association of Realtors, the median sales price of existing single-family homes in Pittsburgh is less than $119,000. Compare that to a national median of almost $200,000. For further comparison, consider the median prices in a sampling … Continue reading

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Why Pittsburgh?

As a relative newcomer to the city of Pittsburgh I often get asked, “Why?” “Why did you move there?” “Why is it a good city to live in?” “Why is it a good place to buy a home?” In short, … Continue reading

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