Solo Team

Single-Stream Recycling in Philly: Dos and Don’ts

We all want to play our part to keep the planet healthy and recycling is one way you can help. Since the first Earth Day 50 years ago, society has made big strides in education and awareness of the environmental issues we face, and we’ve learned a lot about how our lifestyle choices and methods as consumers have impacted (read more…)

Jeanne Weber: Raises The Roof

Business is booming for Jeanne Weber, owner of Philadelphia Green Roofs, LLC. “Even during the pandemic, business has not slowed down. It blew up. In a good way,” said Weber who, since 2011, has designed and built over three acres of green roofs in Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley. Major projects include Septa Frankford Transportation Building, Rittenhouse Estates, (read more…)

Meet Jeff Carpineta

Jeff Carpineta has been part of the Solo Real Estate family for the last fifteen years helping buyers, sellers, investors, and renters find their place and community in the city we call home. Jeff is a Kensington resident, real estate agent, an artist with a background in photography/music, and is very involved with his local community in the East (read more…)

Four Ways to Minimize Your Waste Footprint in Philadelphia

Solo Real Estate is committed to sustainability and now more than ever, we’re encouraging you to join us in our mission to “love where you live” by helping keep Philly as beautiful as it can be. Help us lessen our overall environmental impact by reducing your trash output and changing the way you approach your day-to-day with these four ways to minimize your waste.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Our fall home maintenance checklist includes simple tips to ensure you’re prepared and your home runs smoothly during the winter months ahead.

Harvest 2020: Home Gardening Addresses Hunger and Food Insecurity in Philadelphia

Although it has been a cold, wet, and strange spring, summer is just around the corner. At Solo Real Estate, we are proud supporters of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), for all that they do for our state and city communities, and for the way they encourage a greener world. The spread of COVID-19 has given us all an (read more…)

Reopening Real Estate in Philly

For those looking to buy or sell a house this spring and summer, many of the recent restrictions on real estate have been lifted. While we are thrilled to continue serving the buyers, sellers, and renters in Philadelphia, we want to recognize new guidance for the reopening of real estate as we continue to prioritize the safety of our (read more…)

New Digs: The Perfect Fit in Queen Village

“As long as it had stairs, we were impressed,” said Patrick, looking back on his family’s home-buying process one year ago. Kate and Patrick had called New York City home for 15 years, but after having a baby, the couple decided they needed more space than their apartment in Brooklyn allowed. Close friends in South Philadelphia had been trying (read more…)

Setting Up the 2020 PHS Flower Show “Riviera Holiday”

This Saturday is the opening day of the 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Riviera Holiday.” For nine days, visitors to the Flower Show will be immersed in the sights and scents of the Mediterranean Riviera through garden displays, floral arrangements, design concepts, and more. Set-up Begins in the Philadelphia Convention Center We visited the site of the Flower Show (read more…)

From Carbon Reduction to Job Creation: The Philadelphia Energy Campaign

In our “Going Solar” series, we wrote about Solarize Philly, a citywide program from the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) to help Philadelphians go solar. Solarize Philly helped 654 households and businesses go solar since 2017, but the program is only part of PEA’s 10-year initiative to create 10,000 jobs and to invest 1 million dollars in clean energy and (read more…)