Just Listed: Somerton Twin Home for Sale, Philadelphia 19116

Somerton Twin home for sale in Northeast Philadelphia 19116

Contemporary Somerton Twin Home For Sale
3
Bedrooms,
2.5 Baths, Fireplace, Modern Kitchen …

  –  Spectacular Somerton Contemporary Twin! Very desirable location! This home has many exciting features: Large foyer entrance, Living Rm w/Wood Burning Fireplace, updated Kitchen featuring Corian Counters, stone backsplash, D/W, G/D, gas cooking, Sliding Glass Doors to low maintenance, fenced yard w/shed, first floor updated powder room, garage converted to a welcoming Family Rm with Vaulted Ceiling and huge bay window, tons of closet space throughout this lovely home. On the upper level, the Master Suite has its own full, updated bath w/Wainscoting, sitting area (dressing room or office), and boasts a Cathedral Ceiling. There are 2 other big bedrooms w/large closets. Full hall bath and upper level laundry room, washer and dryer are included in the sale! All windows replaced w/thermal, double paned energy efficient windows. Heater Apx. 5 years old. Other perks include a good sized attic for extra storage, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, Central Air, driveway parking and you can just move in, unpack and enjoy!    Property information

Kim Schreiner, ePRO, SFR, Realtor
RE/MAX Affiliates
Office: 215.992.1726
Cell: 215.510.2149

 

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The Inhumanity of Our Society

Many people who know me, know that I am an avid dog lover. I have 2 labs who are like my kids. One of my labs is 10, I’ve had him since he was just a few months old, he’s been with me through many, many changes in my life and I don’t know what I am going to do when he moves on. Just the thought of him not being here brings tears to my eyes. My other lab is a little over 2 years old.  I had forgotten  how crazy lab puppies were and he definitely fits the name we gave him, Cracker.  Labs don’t realize they are no longer puppies until they are about … ummmm … 10?

Picture from the Northeast Times, JENNY SWIGODA / TIMES STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Gabriella and Moshe Ovadia hold a photo of their beloved Chico, a 3-year-old Siberian Husky who's remains were found in Somerton.

This is a completely non-real estate related blog post. I picked up my local newspaper this morning, The Northeast Times (read the article) and there on the first page was an article about a dog that was brutally murdered in my neighborhood not too long ago. When this story first broke, I, along with the entire Northeast community and quite possibly all of Philadelphia, found it to be extremely disturbing. As new details of the gruesome nature of this dog’s death come out, it’s even more disturbing. I found myself in tears this morning once again over this animal that I’ve never met.  Not just a few tears, I was sobbing.

The thought that someone, who I won’t dare call a human being, actually found it amusing to take a 3 year old defenseless animal, tie it to train tracks and find sport in watching this animal squirm to release itself, only to end up being cut in half by a train, all at the hands of a warped mind with no soul.

The animal’s remains were then removed from the railroad tracks and dumped on someone’s back patio deck where they were found by the homeowner the next morning.

I am sick to my stomach at the thought of the world in which my child is growing up in, what is wrong with people today, can anyone answer that? I know the economy sucks, but that’s no excuse for such brutality, only a very sick, demented inhuman would do such a thing.

Our laws are lenient when it comes to animal abusers, I would think because our jails are already so filled with inhumans who abuse and/or murder defenseless humans. Our penalties need to be stiffer for the criminals that harm other humans as well as defenseless animals, maybe then such brutality will end.

Kim Schreiner, ePRO, SFR, Realtor
RE/MAX Affiliates, NE
The #1 RE/MAX Office in the City of Philadelphia
Office: 215.992.1726
Cell: 215.510.2149