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Micah Matson, Real Estate Pro in 35613
Micah Matson answered:
CLOSING COSTS: Are closing costs FLAT, or are they proportional to the sales price of a home? Can family help with closing costs?
The origination charge, FHA fee (if applicable), title insurance, and the MIP funding fees are usually a percentage of the sales price. Many other fees remain constant such as appraisa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 Home Buying in 15212
Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
Is it possible to request a home inspection before making an offer on a short sale?
Do your best in looking at the property you intend to make your home. Go beyond the kitchen and baths and room sizes. Look in the basement, at the roof, walk the exterior, look at the ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 Home Buying in 15212
Dolly Nicely…, Real Estate Pro in Wexford, PA
Dolly Nicely ABR CRS RECS ePro answered:
How can I find out the reputation/lending practices of a local financial institution?
Please click on the profile for the information you requested.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 21, 2009 Home Buying in 15212
Joe Michalski, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Joe Michalski answered:
Seller does not want to make repairs on 2 of 8 line items from home inspection.
As an inspector, I understand that your inspector was probably trained to call for replacement of copper gas pipes, although it is unlikely to be a specific code violation. Copper is ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 5, 2008 Home Buying in 15212
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