Living in Pittsburgh

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Living in Pittsburgh on a Budget

It’s relatively easy to start living in Pittsburgh on a budget.
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An Apartment for Rent in Pittsburgh: The Hamilton

If you’re looking for an apartment for rent in Pittsburgh, the city of Pittsburgh is a great option. It has a long and rich history as captured in the Carnegie Museums, Heinz History Center, and the Fort Pitt Museum.
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Top 4 Colleges in the Pittsburgh Area

It’s where memories are made, careers are started, and young adults start to discover their identities and places in life– so finding the right one for you or your child in Pittsburgh is an important task!
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Visiting Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods/How to Choose a Neighborhood

Pittsburgh is a fascinating, thriving city. It overflows with history, culture, and activity. However, there are multiple neighborhoods, all with a unique mini-culture. Which one should you visit, or consider taking up residence in?
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What to Do in Pittsburgh in the Summer

Pittsburgh in the summer is one of the best times to be in the city. Warm weather, great food, music, and much more are around the corner for everyone lucky enough to be here now.
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Best of Pittsburgh Suburbs - An Overview

Last year (2016), the Steel City of Pittsburgh topped the list of “Most Undervalued Cities”, a ranking that is determined on the basis of the quality of life, home values/square foot, crime rate, extreme temperature days, and walkability. Pittsburgh suburbs, in particular, have been shown to be an affordable option for many — from young professionals to growing families to older generations who desire more space and disposable income.
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City of Pittsburgh: Real Estate and Culture Hub

The city of Pittsburgh real estate landscape is truly enticing for buyers and real estate developers alike. If you enter the city of Pittsburgh through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you can witness the gorgeous skyline of the city. You will then be on the bridge that will take you where the rivers Allegheny and Monongahela meet and form the Ohio. Pittsburgh today has expanded in all directions and has numerous bridges that connect the rivers and neighborhoods.
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Best Places to Live in Pittsburgh

“Home is where the heart is”, but it’s important to take some key things into consideration when deciding where to move. We’ve gathered distinct facts about Pittsburgh and its most attractive neighborhoods so you’ll be able to decide where is the best Pittsburgh place for you to live.
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Pittsburgh Real Estate Affordability: 3rd Most Undervalued

Pittsburgh has recently been named the 3rd most “undervalued real estate” city in the country. This is not the first time Pittsburgh has received praise for job availability, real estate affordability, and overall opportunity.
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Renting Benefits Around in Pittsburgh

In our current financial climate, renting is a perfect opportunity for people, especially young people, to have freedom and autonomy with housing. If someone chooses to eventually buy a property, they can go forward with an understanding of the commitment. They will have first experienced the renting benefits of the market and can make an informed decision.
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Pittsburgh is the Real Estate Haven for Millennials

There are two things that most people, particularly young, post-graduates need – available jobs and affordable housing. Millennials in Pittsburgh have access to plenty of both.
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Home Tour: Historic Apartment in Troy Hill

We just finished renovations on a short term rental space located in Troy Hill!
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Living and Working in North Side, Pittsburgh - Join Us!

Birgo Realty’s mission is to improve lives through real estate. We are committed to serving others and providing spaces to live, work, and gather. Particularly in the North Side.
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Pittsburgh Apartments

Whether you are a seasoned pro or the new kid on the block, choosing the right apartment in Pittsburgh can be difficult. Often times, you are making a decision quickly to avoid losing your dream apartment. To lighten the stress, you should keep in mind a short list of things you find important to you when looking for your next place.
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Pittsburgh Homes

Pittsburgh is a city full of old homes dating back to the early 20th century. These homes fill the city with history, a few quirky details, and a lot of love from families over the years. Many design companies today are helping to ensure that old homes that have fallen by the wayside over the years become beautiful again. While these renovations may be phasing out certain quirks like the strange “Pittsburgh toilet” found in many basement corners, they are giving way to a new found appreciation for features and finishes original to the homes.
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Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Whichever way you wander from downtown Pittsburgh, you are sure to stumble upon a neighborhood with lots to offer. The sheer number of neighborhoods surrounding Pittsburgh is something to boast about, but what is really impressive is how different all of the neighborhoods are. All of these neighborhoods hold different qualities and things to do, so there is a neighborhood for you to visit no matter what you are looking to do each day.
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Where to Live in Pittsburgh

There are so many tough decisions to make before even choosing a house. What realtor should you use? How are you going to sell your own home? Most importantly, what neighborhood do you want to live in?
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Living in Pittsburgh

Over the past few years, it seems like everyone is giving accolades to Pittsburgh. The “Steel City” has been named by The Economist most livable city three times in the past ten years, with the most recent being just last year. The high honors certainly come as no surprise to those living in and around the Pittsburgh area. However, it has led to some head scratches from those that are not familiar with this vibrant metropolis.