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Take advantage of low real estate prices and buy a foreclosed home today. You can buy a foreclosed Pennsylvania home if you have a bad credit score or other credit problems. At ShortPropertySales.com we… Read more
Blogged Mon May 12, 2014 by Voices Member Home Buying Rent vs Buy Credit Score
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Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
As you all know by now, I'm a huge fan of Trulia.com. IMHO, it offers the best real estate tools, allows you to dive deep when researching real estate agents, and is more user-friendly than most other… Read more
Blogged Fri Oct 11, 2013 by Timothy M. Garrity Home Buying Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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Bruce Ailion…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Your first step should be to locate and hire a REALTOR, not just a real estate agent on an exclusive basis. Be sure your REALTOR has a minimum of five years’ experience and 100+ transactions. … Read more
Blogged Sat Apr 27, 2013 by Bruce Ailion,CRS,CRB,MSRE,ESQ Home Buying Home Selling Rent vs Buy
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Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
With todays 3.5% FHA down payment on this Port Richmond Brick Row 3 Bedroom Home purchace..... Your Owner monthly Payment is LESS than Paying for today's rental rates!CHECK IT OUT!!!!!http://www.homec… Read more
Blogged Sun Oct 7, 2012 by Sheri Curci Home Buying Rent vs Buy Property Q&A
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Courtney, Other/Just Looking in
I am in a Lease Purchase Agreement for a property in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia (19125) and I no longer wish to purchase the property.  The agreement does not end until September 2016. Since… Read more
Blogged Tue Aug 7, 2012 by Courtney Home Buying Rent vs Buy Property Q&A
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summertime00…, Renter in Philadelphia, PA
summertime0000 asked:
im looking for a rent to own house in west philly.
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Del Val Real…, Real Estate Pro in Malvern, PA
# 1 Reason. Buying at a discount: You can buy distressed properties at a discount, fixing them up and having a handsome equity before the property is even placed as a rental. This equity is the first… Read more
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Del Val Real…, Real Estate Pro in Malvern, PA
  3 Helpful Tips for Renting Out Your Home in Philadelphia   Home ownership has always been a part of the American dream, but that dream may be changing. In 2011 more and more potential home buyers… Read more
Blogged Mon Sep 12, 2011 by Del Val Realty & Property Mgmt Home Selling Rent vs Buy Property Q&A
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Just last week, I had the privilege of listing another beautifully rehabbed property in South Philadelphia: 1915 Fernon St (shown above). Please feel free to click here to view this property's website,… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 1, 2011 by Timothy M. Garrity Home Buying Rent vs Buy For Rent
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Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The title says it all.Click here to see why new apartment projects are still popping up all over Philadelphia; especially in the strong Center City market. Happy 4th, everyone! Read more
Blogged Fri Jul 1, 2011 by Timothy M. Garrity Rent vs Buy
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Scott Maritz…, Real Estate Pro in 19019
Are you still living with your parents, are you renting an apartment, are you afraid to make a huge purchase?  In either event you are either saving your money wisely, testing the neighborhood first,… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 10, 2011 by Scott Maritzer Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
For those of you who read this blog regularly, you've probably seen me discuss this subject before. The reason this subject is so popular today, is because there really is no clear cut answer to the… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 28, 2011 by Timothy M. Garrity Home Buying Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
As far as big US cities go, Philadelphia is ranked around 5th on Trulia's "Rent vs. Buy" ratio list. To give you an example, our current ratio is listed at 12. According to the data any ratio that's listed… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 23, 2011 by Timothy M. Garrity Home Buying In My Neighborhood Rent vs Buy
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Kevin McNeal, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Okay, so I'm a realtor, of course I'm going to tell you to buy vs. rent, right?  RIGHT!  I met with someone the other day who was looking for a $1500 apartment in Center City.  There are literally… Read more
Blogged Thu Feb 17, 2011 by Kevin McNeal Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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