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Deb Reddick, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Deb Reddick answered:
Saw a house that I really like on Trulia that is pre-foreclosure. I would like to find out more information to see if I would be able to buy this home
Hi--if this property is in the process of going thru foreclosure, you may be able to purchase it as a short sale provided the seller is willing to do so. If you are not currently worki ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in 15239
Josh Marks, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Josh Marks answered:
We are looking for a house for first time after renting for 20yrs. The question is is there any loans out there in Pa which take an 637 median score
You are on the cusp of qualifying for FHA financing. There is the possibility for a credit rescore. Have you had your credit ran recently? Please give me a call or email with more infor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in 15239
Dan and Mich…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Dan and Michelle Haeck answered:
I am looking for tips on purchasing a home via short sale. This is my first home and we are willing to wait out the process, but hope to see it move
Recently some lenders have been forming relationships with third party companys that expidite the process. One such third party company is called short track that Coldwell Banker Mortg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 27, 2011 Home Buying in 15239
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
I purchased my first home April 9, in PA. There is an addition on the back of the home, which at the time of purchase I knew needed some repairs.
1. Did you purchase the house with the help of a real estate agent? If so, call that agent right away and let them know there is a problem, and the broker.

2. Did you have a home ins ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Oct 3, 2010 Home Buying in 15239
Terrence Cha…, Home Owner in Allentown, PA
Terrence Charest answered:
I purchased my first home April 9, in PA. There is an addition on the back of the home, which at the time of purchase I knew needed some repairs.
One word comes in mind. Attorney. Specifically one dealing in real estate matters.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 7, 2010 Home Buying in 15239
!, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, NC
! answered:
What should I do about a possible bug problem?
Kerry,

Always follow your initial gut instinct. If you really like the home and cannot find another that fits your requirements, then get a licensed pest inspector.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 7, 2010 Home Buying in 15239
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