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Emily Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Emily Murphy answered:
Do you have a place to run comps. Dorothy
The best place to find local comparable sales and currently listed homes is the West Penn Multi List system. A local Realtor can assist you with a market analysis, or you can have an a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Home Buying in 16001
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Given that agents earn their money as a % of the house price, are they less interested in buyers/sellers who are looking in a more modest price range?
As a REALTOR, our job is to help you first and foremost. If you need a lot of work to get into a home, an agent can help tremendously. Make it easy on them, and refer them to your frien ... more
5 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Home Buying in 16001
Chuck Swidzi…, Real Estate Pro in Butler, PA
Chuck Swidzinski answered:
What is the best way to find an experienced buyer's agent?
When you are looking for a home, whether you're a first time homebuyer or just looking for a change, you want a buyer's agent who can make the journey into home ownership smooth and com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Buying in 16001
Lisa Mull, Real Estate Pro in 15122
Lisa Mull answered:
question about gift money
Parents have every right to gift you money. I have done many parent-kids purchases where the $5,000-10,000 is a wedding gift or Christmas gift etc. They will probably have to wri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in Butler
ddowns, Real Estate Pro in Butler, PA
ddowns answered:
For a USDA loan, do I need to include the required inspections (home, well, etc) as contingencies on the bid?
Your realtor was partly correct. USDA requires bacteria testing for the well (well flow is not required unless there is some specific indicator that flow is an issue). Radon is not requ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in Butler
James &…, Real Estate Pro in Cranberry Township, PA
James & Lee Ann Wehner answered:
What would property tax estimates be on a new home on 1/2 acre lot valued between 350,000 and 400,000? Zip code 16001 Thank you.
We recommend that you talk to a mortgage professional
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Home Buying in Butler
Nick Schneid…, Real Estate Pro in Cranberry Township, PA
Nick Schneider answered:
what are the electric and gas company in this county?
Duquesne light is not a supplier in butler county I was mistaken. First Energy is another company in this area.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 9, 2013 Home Buying in Butler
Gina Loebell, Real Estate Pro in 16001
Gina Loebell answered:
what are the first steps in selling my house and buying a new one?
Mandy,

The other answers are correct. First you need to get a comparative market analysis done by an agent of your choice to get an idea of what your house is worth. Then you can u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Buying in Butler
Steve Warrene, Real Estate Pro in Butler County, PA
Steve Warrene answered:
What school district is 124 Rustique Lane, Butler PA 16002 ?
The school district is Knoch (South Butler County). I live in the area and graduated from Knoch. The house is beautiful and has 4 acres. The insides are amazing. When are you lookin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in 16002
Gina Loebell, Real Estate Pro in 16001
Gina Loebell answered:
is it necessary or required to obtain a home inspection on a new home?
No house is perfect--even a brand new one. We always advise buyers to get a home inspection. Even with new construction there may be issues that need to be addressed, and what better ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Mar 5, 2012 Home Buying in Butler
Steve Warrene, Real Estate Pro in Butler County, PA
Steve Warrene answered:
Tired of renting and want to buy a house but I'm not sure if I can get a loan?
Krissy, Now is the time to make a move to start looking for a house. Owning is MUCH better than renting. You wont have other tenants in you home, you dont have to worry about a landlo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 25, 2012 Home Buying in 16001
John Pinkham, Real Estate Pro in Cranberry Township, PA
John Pinkham answered:
any home owners who will owner finance?
There may be sellers who are willing, however they typically want a larger down payment and higher interest rates. Why do you need owner financing? Or do you want to sell and considerin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 29, 2011 Home Buying in Butler
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
Can a listing/selling agent tell their buyer my highest and best offer when I am using another agent? If not can you tell me why.
Listing agent CAN do this if the seller tells him/her to do it. They cannot do it without permission from seller.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 5, 2011 Home Buying in Butler
Deeley Chest…, Real Estate Pro in Ocean City, MD
Deeley Chester answered:
Our home went through an inspection and appraisal by the buyer, but there is no commitment by their bank. Do we have the right to move up closing?
It can be very frustrating on very emotional when sellig a home. This is were agents come into play. Just make sure you read the contract and what it states for deadlines just as shane ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 2, 2011 Home Buying in Butler
Ed Fallon, M…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Ed Fallon, MBA answered:
where would be the best place to seek help, so i don't get taken advantage of, if i have bad credit?
Start with a non-profit housing agency, such as those approved by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. I've included a link to the approved agencies in Butler County.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 13, 2011 Home Buying in 16001
Eric Thompson…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Eric Thompson - Coldwell Banker - www.EATHOMPSON.com answered:
Cost and photos of Hidden Meadows Condo in Renfrew, PA
Bobbi - A 3 bedroom/3 bathroom unit sold earlier this year for $218,500 and a 2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom unit sold last year for $181,200. I do not see any active listings currently on the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 11, 2010 Home Buying in Butler
Chad Bahnsen…, Real Estate Pro in Exton, PA
Chad Bahnsen , Loan Officer answered:
We had a home inspector inspect the home we are purchasing. We are using FHA financing. The inspector had several little electrical problems that
In a nutshell, if the appraiser (appraisal inspection) doesn't make a note of these isses and you are okay with them you can move forward. The initial inspection is simply for you. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 26, 2010 Home Buying in Butler
Gina Loebell, Real Estate Pro in 16001
Gina Loebell answered:
Any condos for sale in Hidden Meadows Community near Butler, PA?
I remembered that you had been looking for units for sale in this community, and one just came on the market today. Please contact me if you are still interested. Thanks.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 21, 2009 Home Buying in Butler
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