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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
Has anyone ever seen a an underwriter ask for a AVM after receiving a FHA appraisal that was at purchase price?
Absolutely not and no it's not legal and it clearly indicates the underwriter has no business doing the job they were hired to do as they have clearly indicated they haven't a clue what ... more
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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
I want to buy a house in Philly. Do I need to make less money just to have verifiable income?
You're over analyzing and confusing issues. The issue is getting a mortgage and listening to your friends (unless their mortgage lenders or experienced Realtors) in regards to this issu ... more
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Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
How do I find investors for Rent-to-Own properties in South Florida? I am a real estate broker with pre-qualified tenant-buyers
You may want to ask your question in the zip code/area you are looking for. It appears you inadvertently posted this question in Philadelphia. Best of luck!
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Mike Wilson, Real Estate Pro in 75201
Mike Wilson answered:
Is there lenders or banks in the southwestern Pennsylvania region that offer the 203k loans? I'm looking primarily for the Greene County area..Greg
Check out the FAQ's page on Home Loans For All. Lots of mortgage and refinance questions are answered there.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 25, 2015 Financing in Philadelphia
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
What's the best route to go about applying for a 2bedroom apartment or house when you have not so perfect credit but long term job history and
Apartment communities usually charge an additional deposit for tenants with bad credit,
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
lewis, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
lewis answered:
I am trying to buy a house in Scotchbrook, Philadelphia, PA. I cannot get a loan because every bank is
The entire Scothbrook development was done under unique special rules in the 1980's for something called a 2-unit condo. These 2-unit condos are exempt from normal condo documentation ... more
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Heidi Logan, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Heidi Logan answered:
I work for a relocation company that helps expats settle into the Philadelphia area. I need an agent to work with me to find suitable rentals.
If you still need an agent in Philadelphia please contact me, I have a variety of options that may suit your clients.

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(215) 268-7698
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Jaye Hancock, Real Estate Pro in 19111
Jaye Hancock answered:
How do I go about trying to buy a house for a 1 and what neighborhoods are good?
I think that opportunity in Philly has come and gone. There are still lots/land that can be acquired for $1.00, but homes and real property cannot. If you are intent on beginning your ... more
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Jaye Hancock, Real Estate Pro in 19111
Jaye Hancock answered:
Looking for FHA 203k contractors to rehab & remodel in Philadelphia. Any recommedations?
First Call Construction is a great GC that I recommend most. timely, personal and accountable. 267-334-0133 - Ask for Ben or Brian.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Doretha Jones, Renter in Hickory Plains, AR
Doretha Jones answered:
Trying to find a nice apartment with bad credit
Good day, since retiring from the military a year ago in 2014; my credit had plummeted. I only had a disability check to get by on because my paycheck was being distributed for military ... more
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Jimmy Black, Home Buyer in San Diego, CA
Jimmy Black answered:
I am wondering where the best places for pickup basketball in Philly are... I prefer indoors
So many years have already passed, but I still want to answer, it might be helpful for somwone else. Check this link out https://trytopic.com/Basketball-Courts-In-Philadelphia-PA You ca ... more
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Curie John, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Curie John answered:
I have a credit score of 563. Can someone please give me a mortgage? I am desperate
Do you need an urgent loan to start up business, or are you a creative honest person and you need a loan for creative work? Do you need a loan to buy a car or a house? If yes, worry no ... more
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Lola, Renter in Huntingdon Valley, PA
Lola answered:
Du you have 1 bedrooms?
when do you need? for which month ? i have two bed room apt and can sheer with you.do you speak russian?
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Mariaelina, Real Estate Pro in South Miami, FL
Mariaelina answered:
Where do I find out if a house has a lien in Philadelphia?
Trying to do it yourself at the courthouse or online, unless you are trained, is risky. Search "certified title search" to find a provider. I should cost $100-175. Anything cheaper is j ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Mariaelina, Real Estate Pro in South Miami, FL
Mariaelina answered:
Can anyone recommend a investor friendly title company in Philadelphia?
The title companies in Philadelphia that have membership with American Land Title Association (alta.org) are your best bet.

Reference Link: http://titlecompanies.net/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 General Area in Philadelphia
Ryan Garrity, Real Estate Pro in 19123
Ryan Garrity answered:
hi, what kind of information is required to get into an apartment when its my first in the US as a relocating worker?
It definitely varies landlord to landlord, but since I'm assuming you don't have a credit score, they typically want to see a copy of your employment contract that spells out the terms ... more
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Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
Are there any newly renovated 2 bedroom homes in nice areas of Philadelphia? I have a section 8 voucher and a small breed dog.
You may want to try gosection8.com

Best of luck!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 For Rent in Philadelphia
Free_man_1966, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Free_man_1966 answered:
Will be moving to downtown Philadelphia.I'd like 2 BR min 1 BA.Live alone but work from home. None of the places I see have parking??
I own a 1 bed (960 ft) in Independence Place which is now available for rent (and on CraigsList). There is parking for $325 per month. Cats and small dogs are permitted. A typical month ... more
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