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mabphila, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
mabphila answered:
Does the Bridge 5 condos in Manyunk have 1 bedroom units?
Thanks for getting back to you. I'll let you know if I'd like to see a unit. I did see the foreclosure on the internet and it looks like it faces Main St. Is that correct?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Buying in 19127
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I would like to buy a house with zero down...is this possible in this day and age,,,,I have excellent credit?
Hello Susan,

It is possible to buy with very little money down. PHFA, USDA and VA loan all have no money down.

PHFA is throught the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. USDA is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 9, 2012 Financing in 19127
John Krause, Real Estate Pro in 19127
John Krause answered:
I am considering purchasing a home in Manayunk, PA. owner added a bathroom himself without permits. What is my liability? What should i do?
Hello Flux,

I have been in the Manayunk real estate market for more than 15 years and have sold more than 600 homes here. I have never seen or heard of an appraiser take into conside ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 29, 2012 Home Buying in 19127
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Eric Axelson answered:
Can't Get Financing....HELP!
Lorri, I have had good luck with these people. The first finances the Lumberyard Condominiums in Collingswood, NJ. Tell him Eric Axelson, formerly of Main Street Realty referred you to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 30, 2011 Financing in 19127
Gene Fish, Real Estate Pro in 19006
Gene Fish answered:
Does anyone recommend getting a home warranty? Are they helpful or are they more of a hassle than they are worth? Just looking for some advice. Thanks
It is a good thing to have. It depends on many factors and especially on condition of the house that you are buying.
Not all the Home Warranty companies are easy to work with. You ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 27, 2011 Home Buying in 19127
Kate Joynt, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Kate Joynt answered:
Are rowhomes in Philadelphia FHA approved or can they only be purchased with a conventional loan?
Most likely the row home will be FHA approved; it's only if it's classified as a condominium that eligibility is questioned. The only reason FHA wouldn't approve the row ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 29, 2010 Home Buying in 19127
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
Where can I find out how much a house sold for on the internet?
Hi, Pedro.

I will more or less be repeating what was already said below. If this property is in Philadelphia, try the following websites:

Board of Revision Taxes: http://brtweb.ph ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 8, 2010 Home Buying in 19127
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
Why are there so many homes for sale on Umbria St.?
Hi, Richard.

Umbria can either be a great street or a tough street to live on depending on your goals. If you're looking for accessibility, walk-ability, and an active neighborh ... more
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Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
Does anyone have any info on 148 Hermitage Street, Philadelphia PA 19127? Like Beds baths condition?
Hi, Shaun.

I just took a look in the MLS/Public Records and 148 Hermitage St. is listed as a vacant lot (14' x 50'). Where did you find this particular property?

If this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 10, 2010 Home Buying in 19127
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