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Michael, Renter in Philadelphia, PA

Why is it so hard to find decent, clean, safe, affordable housing in the area? http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/sha/3519082373.html

Asked by Michael, Philadelphia, PA Sun Jan 6, 2013

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Francine Banks’ answer
That's a common question from someone that sounds frustrated. All you need is a trustworthy source to advise and guide you to zero in on a pragmatic solution. I maybe able to help.

Francine Banks
Mega Realty
267-685-6527
FrancineBanks93@gmail.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 19, 2013
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Hi Michael,

Sorry to hear about your frustrating search for housing.
Please feel free to call me to discuss your real estate needs.
I'd be happy to help you find an affordable, nice place .

Have a Happy Healthy & Prosperous New Year. Looking forward to speaking with you soon.

All the best,
Larry Lichtman, CNE
REALTOR, Property Manager
Your Real Estate Resource For Life
Cell/Text: (267) 254-7994
LarrySellsRealEstate@gmail.com

DJCRE, Inc.
Real Estate Sales & Leasing
Property Management & Insurance
1611 Snyder Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Office: (215) 271-7070
2 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2013
What are you looking for and in what area?
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 6, 2013
a 3 bedroom in Kensington/Port Richmond 19134
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/sha/3519082373.html
NO ONE wants to rent to us...
Flag Sun Jan 6, 2013
The main reason is craigslist is not the preferred web site of most Real Estate professionals that handle decent,clean safe affordable housing just like beauty is in the eye of the beholder so is affordable housing. What is affordable to one person may not be affordable to another. Please call me at 215-725-5700 X49

Philip J. Cunningham Sr
V.I.P. Realty Corporation
7942 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia,PA 19152
215-725-5700X49
Web Reference: http://www.GreatPaRE.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jan 8, 2013
I didn't expect "Realtors" to search craigslist for MY ad--but, since none that I've Fwd my ad to have even bothered to look at it--speaks volumes! I have mitigating circumstances, but--if you looked at my post--thoroughly you'd already know that wouldn't you?
Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013
the definition of affordable is the issue
housing is very affordable compared to other major metropolitan areas. good luck in your search
I'm sure there are many licensed agents eager to provide you the assistance you require
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2013
The 'definition' most "Realtors" seem to be working with is a run down ghetto shack for top dollar rent for their client--the slumlord they represent--or the Real estate Holding Company masquerading as a "Management " Company.
Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013
Sorry Michael,

I don't contribute to Craigslist anymore...... its an unprotected site full of corruption of some users.

Feel free to touch base with me + I can get you on an Honest track of Home searches

I have a considerable amount of Rehabbed Homes soon to be on the Market for Rent+ for Sale

All the best John Curci RE/MAX Properties 215-757-2889
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2013
sorry, I can't support or 'contribute' to anyone that can't even consider looking at my ad--but wants me to look at their listings website!
Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013
you'd think that with all the vacancy in Kensington--I'd have an easier time...
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 6, 2013
What is your budget?what areas are you lookinng in??
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 6, 2013
Mr. Solomon, I appreciate your calls and persistence in trying to reach me. I may have settled on a place--but, if for any reason it does not work out, I'll be sure to call. Thank you.
Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013
I have dogs/trained, therapy dogs.
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/sha/3519082373.html
Port Richmond/Kensington
Flag Sun Jan 6, 2013
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