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Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
I'm trying to sell my house at 547 east chelten ave Philadelphia, PA how can I get my home sold faster?
Albert: I responded to your posting back on 1/6/14 Please call me so I may speak with you so I may apply for the opportunity to be your real estate agent and REALTOR although my office ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Home Buying in 19144
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
We have not yet met a suitable future buyer broker yet they are either pushy or out to lunch, so in the meantime can we look at houses?
Hello
I do know what you mean but there are good Realtors out there. The same applies in my business too. I'd be happy to suggest a few people who I consider professionals with t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 7, 2014 Home Buying in 19144
Joseph Roraff, Real Estate Pro in Onalaska, WI
Joseph Roraff answered:
I couldn't get financing and couldn't buy the house, but seller wants to keep my deposit, the sale was contingent on financing, what should
You should talk to a lawyer, there was a similar situation I've heard of and the buyers got their deposit back.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in 19144
Tracy Robins…, Real Estate Pro in Northeast Philadelphia...
Tracy Robinson answered:
Im selling my 1 bed/ 1 bad co-op apt for $40,000 does anyone know of a buyer?
Hello Alexis,

If you will give me a call 267-600-8405 my cell for quicker response or I can be reached at the office 215-493-0200 ext 1087. I will need to get some more information ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in 19144
Janet M. Nat…, Real Estate Pro in Baldwin, NY
Janet M. Nation answered:
I have been getting my credit straightened out for the last 4 months. My Fico Score is 607. I would like to know do I qualify to get a FHA loan.
Tiffany, continue working on your credit score until your FICO score is a minimum of 640 because believe me with anything less than that expect the worst possible terms available. Buyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Home Buying in 19144
Fran And Mark…, Real Estate Pro in Yardley, PA
Fran And Mark Redding answered:
what does it mean when a listing says "purchaser is responsible for obtaining U and O certification"?
Hi Janet

Your zip code is within the city limits of Philadelphia. The best answers here will come from professionals who practice in the city. You can buy without a U&O, you just ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 9, 2012 Home Buying in 19144
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
how long will it take me to fix my credit if Im at a 540?
That’s entails a confidential answer.

Feel free to touch base with me so I can recommend a Professional for you?


All the best John Curci RE/MAX Properties 215-757-2889
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 18, 2012 Home Buying in 19144
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
Looking to buy my first home in the Dallas/Ft Worth area. Are there any type First Time Home Owner Programs, Grants or Incentives?
I found one link to a Dallas program. There's a number to call at the bottom of the linked page. (see web references)

Sometimes these programs will have a list of approved lend ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Buying in 19144
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I have been working on my credit so that I can get a good rate.
Hello Jenna,

Without a reasonable credit score you are not going to qualify for a mortgage.
Two repos on your credit is not good. You need to get a good credit repair company and I& ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 7, 2011 Home Buying in 19144
David Zucker…, Real Estate Pro in Frederick, MD
David Zuckerman answered:
FHA with seller assist? I am looking to buy a home some time this month. I have been pre-approved for an FHA loan and have found a house I love for
Claudia you have three sets of parameters to consider. First FHA requires a minimum 3.5% of the sales price as the cash investment required by the borrower. So on $220,000 you need to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 2, 2010 Home Buying in 19144
Kem Bailey S…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Kem Bailey Smith answered:
I have a 594 score and im trying to buy my late grandmothers house in phila asap. Who a can talk to about getting a loan with a sellers assist?
my suggestion to you is to look for some type of private finacing. You may get a very high interest rate , but your credit score may be less of a factor

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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 6, 2010 Home Buying in 19144
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