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Khadijah  Ad…, Home Buyer in Horsham, PA
Khadijah Adia Cooper asked:
do you have any muit family house?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2014 Home Buying in Pottstown
Wayne S. Fen…, Real Estate Pro in Collegeville, PA
Wayne S. Fenstermacher answered:
First time Buyers with a few questions.
Sammantha,

I hope you've had an opportunity to be looking for homes. I concur with those who suggested it's not a bad thing to get in touch with a credible and reputable lender to di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Buying in 19465
themo, Home Buyer in Pottstown, PA
themo answered:
Is it possible to get a mortgage with a credit score of 600?
yes! call max mortgage at 610 898 1480 NMLS # 45149 and we would be glad to assist you. Angela
1 vote Share Flag Fri Apr 25, 2014 Home Buying in 19464
Kenneth Krau…, Real Estate Pro in Flourtown, Philadelp...
Kenneth Krauter answered:
My boyfriend and I need someone to take over our lease ASAP we are not asking for any deposit, just to pay this month's rent. Please get back
Do you have the landlord's permission to transfer the lease? And anyone who assumes the lease would have to go through the landlord's credit check procedure...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2014 Home Buying in Pottstown
Paula Glazeb…, Real Estate Pro in Holliston, MA
Paula Glazebrook answered:
How reliable is an approval from Quicken Loans? I hear conflicting answers...
I am just doing a deal where my buyer is using Quicken Loans, I have asked if they would use my trusted loan advisor but, they have decided to stick with Quicken. I spoke to the broker ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Pottstown
Linda Thomas, Real Estate Pro in 19095
Linda Thomas answered:
Looking for a Decent Townhome in the Pottstown Area
Coddington View is located off of Farmington Road and Stone Hill Drive. The Model home has just opened and it is beautiful. Open floor plan with large kitchen. 9' Ceilings on main le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 10, 2014 Home Buying in Pottstown
Jill Savory, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jill Savory answered:
Does anyone have or know of any lease to buy, or rto properties in the Pottsgrove School District? I'm looking for 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths & a yard
Hi Meka,

Yes, I know of someone who has a property in Pottsgrove SD that would be interested in Lease to Buy. I've been in the property, its beautiful...located on Evans street acr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Mike Young, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, CA
Mike Young answered:
My appraisal came back 15K under selling price
you can also change it to a streamlined k loan and gain 10% on the appraised value by fixing something on the property. Maybe install new carpeting, or paint it. This is a unique aspect ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Sheila Yeary, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Sheila Yeary answered:
Me and my wife are planning on moving to the area next March,
Why not make contact as soon as possible and get set up on an auto search. Then you can see the listngs in the area that fit your search criteria.

This way, you will have a bette ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Sweetzebragi…, Home Buyer in Pottstown, PA
Sweetzebragirl answered:
Looking for a home with land in the area for around $150,000
I just happened to see your question while searching for houses. We have a home in Pottstown, specifically Pottsgrove School district, that we have not yet listed through a realtor. Our ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 28, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Michelle Mun…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Michelle Munson answered:
Ok, I apply for a Pre approval WF loan guy gets back to says: I have 737 and report looks ok! 2 days later he ask me if reporting agency sent one???
Hi Rich:
I can only guess that the lender didn't pull a full credit report on you and was expecting you to get that yourself to provide to him. I understand your confusion. If this i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Jennifer Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jennifer Davidheiser answered:
How fast could a double be rented in Pottstown? This might be an alternative for us instead of selling. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms .
Hello Mike. Just checking in, have you made a decision on the home in Pottstown? The real estate market has really picked up since you first posted your question. If you need assistance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Sylva Smith, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Sylva Smith answered:
Are there any available properties in Montgomery (Royersford, Limerick, Pottstown ish) that qualify for USDA?
Not sure if you have your answer already or not, but pretty much anything outside of a borough itself is USDA area. All of Gilbertsville is! Most addresses of Limerick should be... anyt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Carla Pennin…, Real Estate Pro in Georgetown, TX
Carla Pennington, Realtor(R) answered:
Is it possible to get a mortgage with a credit score of 600?
I hear from our lenders that they can work with a score of 620 (with no short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy in the last several years and a history of rebuilt good credit). They can ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Oct 2, 2012 Home Buying in 19464
Elaine Karmel, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Elaine Karmel answered:
when is the best time to sell?
T!

These are excellent answers! Bravo to this crowd!

One other idea you may wish to consider right now is a stager. Have seen an ordinary home turn extraordinary with a few c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 9, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Jennifer Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jennifer Davidheiser answered:
I have had my house on the market for just about 6 months and only had 3 people interested, when would be good to chose a new realtor or sell?
Elaine Karmel is exactly correct. Pottstown is very saturated with homes for sale. Your home must stand out in appearance/condition AND be priced competitavely. She is spot on with m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 7, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Was the foundation fixed as of last year when we went through this? 484-995-8041
Unfortanately the only one that will know is the owner or the listing agent, go back to the ad and click on the profile of the lsiting agent and email or call them direct, they may not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
Would this be too low-ball of an offer?
Hello Jessica,

You and your Realtor are the only people that have seen that house. Non of us here can givr you a suggestion on what it is worth sight unseen. Zillow is a computer gen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 31, 2011 Home Buying in 19464
Phong Lam, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Phong Lam answered:
Looking for a good not expensive Home Inspector
Hi Soms,

How are you? Thank you for your inquiry. If you're working with a buyer's agent, your buyer's agent should have been recommending you some home inspection co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 27, 2011 Home Buying in Pottstown
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
What are the chances of the sellers accepting a lower offer from a young couple looking to start their family opposed to more money?
Smosting,

Two weeks ago you were paying 0.25% higher interest rate than you would be today. So if you offer $2000 more today, it is actual costing you less in monthly payment than tw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Buying in Pottstown
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