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fairymuse88, Home Buyer in New York, NY
fairymuse88 answered:
are there any programs i.e. grants or forgivable loans for home improvements or home rehabilitation in
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Monica White, Home Buyer in Washington, PA
Monica White answered:
Hello again I was wondering about home improvement programs grants or forgivable loans in Pennsylvania
The United States government has grants available for all kinds of home improvements. To qualify for one of these grants, you have to show what home improvements are necessary and that ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How is a homes sf calculated? Is there any consistency here?
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Dollars per square foot is a common trap people fall into with all the information available. IF, all other factors are comparable, lot size, age of the home, qualit ... more
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Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
As a buyer, can I bring in a real estate agent after making and offer with listing agent?
Kris, yes. In PA, procuring cause is not the person who first showed the house, but the person who caused him to make an offer to purchase. If you are the person who convinces him to re ... more
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Emily Morgan, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Emily Morgan answered:
Is there any type of home improvement loans that are not a home refinancing type of loan?
If you have owned your home for quite some time or if you put down a good amount of cash when purchasing your property and your home’s value has not declined substantially with t ... more
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Emily Morgan, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Emily Morgan answered:
are they any forgivable loans or grants to help people with disabilities buy a home?
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), federal housing program financially helps moderate or low-income families with disabilities to rent or buy a home. The goal of ... more
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Pete Daddy, Home Owner in Broomall, PA
Pete Daddy answered:
What are the chances that taxes are going to go up in Newtown Square?
Short answer is very likely. I've lived in neighboring Broomall for seven years and the taxes in NS are techinically less based on millage, but the assessments in NS are genearlly ... more
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Steve Sisman, Real Estate Pro in Media, PA
Steve Sisman answered:
For Newtown Township, Delaware county public access R-10 where can I find residential classifications?
Good afternoon Bernadette, the easiest waay to verify zoning classification and usage is to contact the Newtown Township zoning officer. With regard to the property usage, single famil ... more
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Phyllis  Log…, Other/Just Looking in 19073
Phyllis Logan asked:
are there any grants or forgivable loans in Missouri, in Jackson County? We would like to put a more efficient heating and cooling unit in, new carpet and vinyl siding
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Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Fred Glick answered:
how can I find data to compare real estate tax rates in areas West of Philadelphia?
Hello Pamela,

Which area(s) West of Philadelphia were you looking at? There are 3 counties with many townships/boroughs and towns and they all do things very differently.

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