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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Hello Financing for home buyers with little income.
Lenders look at credit first, income second, the asset next. If your income is part time, chances are it isn't very much. If its part time and short time, which many part t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
Joe Biachima…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Joe Biachimano answered:
With 100-120K income (wage tax $366/mo or $4400/yr), is there ANY financial rationale for living in Philly, like lower property tax or SOMETHING?
Poor public school system, high crime rate, high car & homeowners insurance
Rates, 7 % sales tax, high wage tax, highest property transfer tax in country
At 2% to buy OR sell, 10% ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 25, 2011 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
Joe White, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Joe White answered:
It seems like the Museum Area is on average $100K less than other nice neighborhoods in Philly. Is this area on the rise to become a more desirable?
5 - 10 years? Karen, we're Realtors not pyschics! However, i too wish I could predict future values.

What we do know is: during the 10 years the 19130 zip code appreciated more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 30, 2011 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
Deborah Madey, Real Estate Pro in Red Bank, NJ
Deborah Madey answered:
Are one bedroom condos in Philly a good investment or go with 2 bedrooms?
By investment, do you mean for rental income, or for long term hold appreciation? Generally, the second bedroom doesn't have that much greater costs, but presents much greater flexibil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2007 Home Buying in Fairmount-Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
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