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JL, Home Buyer in Ardmore, PA
JL answered:
We've agreed on the terms of the Agreement of Sale but the seller won't sign and the agent is asking for ridiculous amounts of financial verification.
In the event anyone was curious, for posterity, and to say thanks to those who answered... a follow up.

After telling the seller that we'd no longer be providing information, as they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 11, 2014 Home Buying in Norristown
Maleeka N. C…, Real Estate Pro in Lower Gwynedd, PA
Maleeka N. Carroll answered:
What's an average homeowner's insurance rate for Norristown, PA? Paying $135K for a single 1450 sq ft house built in 1950. Thank you!!
Please contact an insurance agent to get the answer to this question.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 9, 2013 Home Buying in Norristown
Maleeka N. C…, Real Estate Pro in Lower Gwynedd, PA
Maleeka N. Carroll answered:
Does anyone know of any townhome communities in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with fenced in back yards between 190-240K. Thank you!
There are plenty of townhome communities in Montgomery county that match this price range. The issue you may have is finding a fenced in rear yard since most of these communities have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 9, 2013 Home Buying in Norristown
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
Can you purchase a house with a bad credit rating?
Do you know your exact credit score? Who knows, your credit score still may be acceptable. For example, I have been able to give out loans with scores as low as 580. So if you are in th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 3, 2013 Home Buying in Norristown
Red Chahid, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth Meeting, PA
Red Chahid answered:
Any agents experienced (You've sold more than one and you currently own them) in multi-unit investment properties in Norristown?
Hello Ebonyadia, I work with investors in Norristown as well as other areas buy and sell all sort of properties. I presently have access to some exclusive Listings if you are interested ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 31, 2012 Home Buying in Norristown
jam, Home Buyer in Boston College, MA
jam answered:
What does assessment mean when home buying? If assessed at 42,000 but is listed at 199,000 is that bad deal?
i plan to buy i house and i already offer for the house 330.000.but the assessment is 239.200.is it good or bad deal?
1 vote Share Flag Fri Oct 19, 2012 Home Buying in Norristown
Marianne Bra…, Real Estate Pro in Norristown, PA
Marianne Brandt (610) 451-5633 answered:
buyer is responsible for u & o and purchases home as is, now does that mean that I should get the u & o & home inspection done before
No. The home inspection should be done after the offer is accepted. If the home inspection doesn't come out to your expectations you can get your deposit back. The U & O should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Buying in Norristown
Joshua Stein, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Joshua Stein answered:
Can someone tell me what the current assessment rate (percentage) is for East Norriton, Pa? I'm looking at buying a house.
The current taxation breakdown is as follows:

Millage Rate (County):
3.152

Real Estate Mills Municipal:
2.727

Real Estate Mills School District:
30.288

Total Millage Rate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 19, 2012 Home Buying in Norristown
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Eric Axelson answered:
What can I do to find out if there was an existing morgage on a property my Grandmother left to my Mom & auntie neither one of them are the trust?
Hi Rose, I can send you some public information, but please note that I am not an attorney. If you want a more official representative in this area to make sure your interests are prote ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 9, 2011 Home Buying in Norristown
Jay Wojcik, Real Estate Pro in Oaks, PA
Jay Wojcik answered:
Can anyone tell me anything about The Mews at Valley Forge in Norristown? Is it a good community, safe, etc?
Hi Jessica,
I do have an original color brochure dated 11/93 on The Mews at Valley Forge built in 2 phases in 1993 & 1994. There were 4 model floorplans (3 Interior and 1 End Unit) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 2, 2011 Home Buying in Norristown
Mika Lisiews…, Real Estate Pro in Norristown, PA
Mika Lisiewski answered:
Does anyone know of any townhome communities in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with fenced in back yards between 170-250k. Thank you!
Here are a handful to consider:
36 Ash Stoker Ln Horsham $185,000 2 1/1
700 Doe Ct Limerick $179,500 3 2/1
1070 Bayless Pl Lower Providence $179,000 2 2/1
198 Lexington Rd ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 3, 2011 Home Buying in Norristown
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
I'm looking to put an offer in on a home in norristown, pa...What is the minimum money amount that shld accompany the offer?
THere is no rule of thumb or standard. The more you put down, the more serious you look to a seller (as that is your risk money).
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 9, 2010 Home Buying in Norristown
Deb, Home Buyer in Narberth, PA
Deb answered:
Township inspection requires egress for finish basement after we have already had apprasiel and home inspection
Thank you for your information. It does seem that the problem is there is no route of secondary escape. Since posting this I have been reviewing egress window installments and they seem ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
Edmund Choi, Real Estate Pro in 19426
Edmund Choi answered:
Does being on a golf course increase a resale value? Buying new constructon?
Nice development abutting Jeffersonville Golf Course. Most builders won't finish a basement because that is one more item, albeit a large one, they would have to warranty. As for "selle ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 27, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
Carol Murray…, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Carol Murray Cei answered:
Question about an REO property and listing verbiage.
Hello, P. Hutchinson,

A "walk-thru" bedroom (walking through one bedroom to get to the other) is consdered to be a privacy violation for any type of lending. The result is that the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 19, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
P. Hutchinson, Both Buyer and Seller in King of Prussia, PA
P. Hutchinson answered:
I live on the west side of Norristown, PA. The R.E. and school taxes are getting too high (I'm retired and
I would consider King of Prussia (Upper Merion). Some of the lowest taxes in Montgomery County and yet some of the nicest homes. Not far from where you are now and still near all majo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 18, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
Cheryl R. Su…, Real Estate Pro in Schwenksville, PA
Cheryl R. Supplee answered:
I want to put my home on the market. Iam interested in some homes I saw near by and can afford. What do I?
You can contact my mortgage guy, Frank Scorsone at 610-287-7451 to get an idea of what you qualify for, then start looking! When are you putting your home on the market? I would love t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 1, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
Rebecca, Both Buyer and Seller in Jeffersonville, PA
Rebecca answered:
I am relocating to PA and I see the low prices of homes in Norristown; why is this? I want to learn more
As a home owner of West Norriton, I have to agree with some of the posts but disagree with others..although we are West Norriton Township..we are still close to Norristown, and I curren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Buying in Norristown
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