I'm sure some agents from that area will weigh in on the availability of homes in that zip code.
Just a note, though: $15,000 doesn't get you too far. It might economically re-do a kitchen. Or two baths. You could spend half that on painting and carpeting alone. So be careful what properties you consider.
One other possibility: Ask about 203(k) loans. They're FHA loans that include both the purchase price and rehab costs.
This is that neighborhood. The elementary school is McKinley Elementary on Cedar Rd. in Abington Township. I hope I answered ur question. Please let me show u the property in the next couple of days.... more
I am particularly interested in the part of the question that asks, "Is the neighborhood in?" There are some web sites that you can go to and find out information about the area as well as crime statistics. Speaking to the neighbors directly will help you gather more information and determine their level of friendliness. I welcome your phone call to discuss this in depth more. Good luck with the buying process... more