987 North 5th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

2,790 Sq. Ft.
$210 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


LEGAL DUPLEX. TWO RENTAL LICENSES AND A USE VARIANCE HAVE BEEN GRANTED! Attention investors and owner occupants looking to live in one unit and rent the other! Welcome to 987 N 5th Street, a charming and very spacious, duplex in Northern Liberties on a beautiful tree lined Street. Both units are bi-level and feature many of the original details. Put in a bit of TLC and raise rents up to market value. The downstairs tenant just moved out. This unit features a 2 bedroom/ 1 full bath apartment with...

Property Details for 987 North 5th Street

Fee Simple
Straight Thru, Traditional
Structure Type
Interior Row/Townhouse
County Name

Property Details for 987 North 5th Street

MLS #PAPH924258
Year Built1920
Compass TypeTownhouse
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size0.03 AC / 1,502 SF
Taxes$6,940 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyPhiladelphia County

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  1. Gordon Stein

    Listing Agent


Building Information for 987 North 5th Street

Stories3Residences-Year Built1920Lot Size0.03 AC / 1,502 SF

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$2,682 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 987 North 5th Street

Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Features
  • Fireplaces Count: 0
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Hot Water
  • Room and Floor: Bedrooms-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Main Level-2, Bedrooms-Main Level-3, Bedrooms-Main Level-4, Bedrooms-Main Level-5, Bathrooms Full-Main Level-1, Bathrooms Full-Main Level-2
    Parking Information
  • Garage: No
  • Type Of Parking: On Street
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: No Pool
    Location Information
  • Directions: Located on the East side of N 5th just North of George St.
  • MLS Area: 19123 (19123)
  • Sub System Locale: BRIGHT_MAIN
  • System Locale: BRIGHT
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
    School Information
  • School District County ID: 300200397108
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Masonry
  • New Construction: No
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Levels Count: 3
  • Story List: Main
    Green Information
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Land Use Code: U50
  • Lot Dimensions Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 17.31 x 86.75
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 1502
  • Lot Size Acres: .03
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: RSA5
  • Age: 1920.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Other
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 2.00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 2
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 2
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 5
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 2
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • City Town Tax: $3,132
  • County Tax: $0
  • School Tax: $3,808
  • Tax Annual Amount: $6,940
  • Tax Lot: 116
  • Tax Year: 2020
  • Tax ID Number: 057136900
  • Year Assessed: 2020
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $368,905
  • Land Assessed Value: $126,895
  • Tax Assessed Value: $495,800
    Sale Information
  • Possession: 0-30 Days CD, 31-60 Days CD, Immediate
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 987 N 5th St

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Aug 26, 2020

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Aug 26, 2020

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Aug 11, 2020

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DateEvent & SourcePrice

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For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 987 North 5th Street

Taxable ValueLand$126,895Additions$368,905Total$495,800
Tax Record2020$6,940
Home Facts
Total Finished SqFt2,790 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt2,790 SqFtStories3Lot Size1,502 SqFtStyleMulti-Family Res (5+ Units)Year Built1920ZoningRSA5CountyPHILADELPHIAAPN057136900

Schools near 987 North 5th Street

St Peter The Apostle SchoolPrivatePK-80.0 mi
Bodine William W High SchoolPublic9-120.1 mi
Walter D Palmer Leadership Learning Partnership CsCharterPK-120.1 mi
Young Scholars CsCharter5-80.2 mi

St Peter The Apostle School

PK-8, 0.0 mi, Private


Bodine William W High School

9-12, 0.1 mi, Public


Walter D Palmer Leadership Learning Partnership Cs

PK-12, 0.1 mi, Charter


Young Scholars Cs

5-8, 0.2 mi, Charter


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987 North 5th Street is a townhouse for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19123. This property was listed for sale on August 11, 2020 by Compass at $585,000. This listing's school district is Philadelphia City School District. Nearby schools include The Workshop School, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School and Parkway West. 987 North 5th Street is a 5-bed, 2-bath, 2,790 sqft townhouse built in 1920. This address can also be written as 987 N 5th St.

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