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Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
In a foreclosure situtation, do the current homeowners have to disclose that there was flooding on the property in previous years?
Assuming that you're purchasing a bank owned property, the bank never occupied the property and would probably have no knowledge of the flooding.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 27, 2015 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Travis Crock…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Travis Crocker answered:
i am looking for a newly renovated 3 bedroom 2 bath house/condo apt. with a yard an laundry room---one floor in Sq. Hill
May I ask, what is the reason for renting? If you have the ability to pay the 6 months of rent in advance you sound as though you would be ready to take a step toward ownership. Let me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Buying in Squirrel Hill South
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
Why do I need a letter explaining earnest money?
They are asking for an explanation because this situation is out of the norm. Most transactions contain an earnest money deposit. The lender is probably concerned that this might not be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
on F-1 visa here (SSN and credit). I have steady income from home country and able to put up a sizable down payment. Where to get pre-approval fast?
Contact Paul International at info@paul-international.net. They do Foreign National Loans only.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it possible to obtain a mortgage in Pittsburgh PA with a low credit score?
Since there are other factors involved in determining mortgage qualification, for a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer, all else would really be just speculation; ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Robin Lorentz, Real Estate Pro in Moon Township, PA
Robin Lorentz answered:
what is the average time a house is on the market in Pittsburgh PA?
Location has nothing to do with it. My listings go under contract in 45 days or less. When you are pricing your home, a professional will give you an honest answer. Sometimes people ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 15241
Robin Lorentz, Real Estate Pro in Moon Township, PA
Robin Lorentz answered:
Is it really worth to buy house from heartland homes/Ryan homes?
If you are looking for a good home builder, check out Paragon Homes. http://paragonhomescustombuilder.com
Their homes are absolutely beautiful and Mike will take care of ALL your ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 15241
susan cohen, Home Owner in Pittsburgh, PA
susan cohen asked:
I am looking for a 3 bedroom 2 bath newly renovated one floor house or condo in Sq. Hill-- dog friendly with easy access to yard and laundry. I would like a long term lease and I would be willing to pay 6 months in advance for the right place.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 5, 2015 Home Buying in Squirrel Hill South
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
My closing coat went up by 3,000 because the underwriter on the loan made a mistake who should covwr the cost ?
With the new laws of Good Faiith estimates, the lender is held responsible if they are over by a certain percentage. Start with your loan officer than ask you agent to assist you
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Dustin Nulf, Real Estate Pro in 15232
Dustin Nulf answered:
Do you charge a separate fee for being a buyer's Agent?
Buyers beware: you "pay" for what you get. My team guarantee is that we will save our buyer at least 3% off market value of the home or we will not charge a cent beyond what the Listi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Dustin Nulf, Real Estate Pro in 15232
Dustin Nulf answered:
18 months post-Chapter 7, poor/fair credit, stable income, current mortgage. Need a larger home -- can I qualify for FHA?
Try AJM Mortgage, Todd Stainbrook: 4128554696 There are certain exceptions that may allow you to get financing. Let me know how it goes after you talk with him.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Jen Reilly, Renter in New York, NY
Jen Reilly asked:
HELLO I AM LOOK ING FOR A HOUSE FOR RENT CAN BE DUPLEX OR HOUSE APARTMENT IT DONT MATTER .AS LONG AS IT HAS 4 BEDROOMS OR 3 BEDROOMS WITH A FINISHED ATTITUDE BASEMENT OR OFFICE .ALSO MUST EXCEPT PETS AND HAS TO BE IN AVONWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT.MY KIDS WILL BE DEVASTATED IF THEY HAVE TO LEAVE THEORY SCHOOL.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Michael Blum, Real Estate Pro in Blue Bell, PA
Michael Blum answered:
How to choose an agent: large vs small real estate agency?
It is all about your relationship with the individual. Are they looking our for your best interest at every moment?! Generally all agents get the same information at roughly the same ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2015 Home Buying in 15217
Griffin Grif…, Renter in New York, NY
Griffin Griffin asked:
Looking for 1-2 bedroom apartment, handicap equipped and section 8 approve in the Pittsburgh area. Location either in forest hills, wilkinsburgh, Edgewood, swissvale areas. Need by May 30th,2015 Do you rent apartments or houses.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 18, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
MR, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
MR answered:
Is Ivy Woods in Ross Township a good place for a starter? The taxes seem higher then The Mews Town Home.
With Ivy Woods being a much newer property there are less infrastructure problems. Water line leaks at the Mews are a problem. Check carefully into special assessments before purchasing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
John Cushma, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
John Cushma answered:
20% down, finance70000. over 15 years, my score is 700. what is average mortgage rate?
There are a few factors that play into determining an interest rate. With 20% down and a score over 700, you should get the lowest rate possible. I would love to give you a quick quot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 12, 2015 Investment Properties in Pittsburgh
Chantal Bern…, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Chantal Bernicky asked:
I have been getting spam from your site. There are two listings for Squirrel Hill (1440 Severn st $1,100 rental and Dalzell st $900 rental) spam I even got an answer from the supposed owner of the house on Dalzell asking for my information and confirmed with the owner of Sever St who says his house is not for rent. Please advise
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Buying in 15217
Jenna Christ…, Real Estate Pro in 90275
Jenna Christensen answered:
Why don't agents put extensive and accurate (no weird lenses or angles) photos of properties they are trying to sell?
Not every home is easy to get smashing photos from.
Other times, maybe the agent is t spending the money on professional photography or there are some agents who don't seem to ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
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