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Jo Major, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Jo Major answered:
My husband and me are looking into obtaining an FHA mortgage. Where do we begin in locating an approved FHA lender?
Hi Christina,

Would you like me to send you my free e-Book for first-time buyers? It has a lot of information about how to get started.
The first step in buying your first home i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in 19401
tonley, Other/Just Looking in Iroquois, SD
tonley answered:
I am on F-1 Visa, currently working for a company. I have Employment Authorization Document (EAD). I am looking for a mortgage. Any suggestions?
Hello, I can help you with this if you are still looking ,we are direct lender and have specific programs for your needs.

Tim Onley
Loan Originator
Residential & Commercial Loan Di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 13, 2014 Home Buying in 19401
Investor711, Real Estate Pro in Wayne, PA
Investor711 answered:
will i be able to find a house around east norriton, audubon, collegeville, phoenixville under $190.000
What type of house are you looking for? How many bedrooms, baths, etc?

I have some properties in the area which I offer as rent to buy if you are interested.

I currently have a c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 20, 2013 Home Buying in 19401
Chris Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Chris Nelson answered:
i am looking for rent to own in a good neiborhood with a fixer upper
I agree with Kenneth. Be very careful of rent to own situations. Make sure that if you do get involved that you seek professional assistance and that there is some sort of disclosed a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Home Buying in 19401
Irina Karan, Real Estate Pro in 33160
Irina Karan answered:
What are some tactics that a buyer can use so they're not taken advantage of and what would be a fair offer for a 125 K home?
Besides finding a really knowledgable agent (one way is buy using Find a Pro on Trulia.com and then reading what these agents write), I suggest:

1) Check home prices on Zillow.com - ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 31, 2012 Home Buying in 19401
Rob Weber, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Rob Weber answered:
Buying a Property Question: If only the husband is on the mortgage, can both the husband and wife be on the agreement of sale?
Adding someone to title later isn't how a "due on sale" clause or "alienation clause" or any other acceleration clause would be normally triggered, it'd be ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 10, 2012 Home Buying in 19401
Shell, Renter in Norristown, PA
Shell answered:
a home in Norristown PA what are the taxes I have to pay? Will I have a tax deducted from my paycheck in additon to the tax I pay thru mortage?
~ Local taxes are not deducted from your paycheck based on the localilty at which you reside.
~ Local taxes are deducted based on the location of the employer's business and they ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 18, 2011 Home Buying in 19401
Thomas Richa…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Thomas Richard answered:
How are prices holding in the north end of Norristown? Is this a good place to invest in a rental for the long-term?
My 2 cents (even though its only worth 1)
As a hobbyist rental property owner, I've always avoided Norristown because of the extremely high property taxes and the vast number of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 31, 2011 Home Buying in 19401
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
How can I pay my school taxes quarterly?
Hello Maryalice,

Check with the local tax collector if that is an option. However before you do that, if you have a moirtgage check with the lender. Most lenders will insist that the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 21, 2011 Home Buying in 19401
Mika Lisiews…, Real Estate Pro in Norristown, PA
Mika Lisiewski answered:
Is the house on 1126 W. Airy Street Norristown, Pa 19401 for sale? What is the asking price? Who ownes the property?
Mark,
Fill me in on what draws you to this property. If it's location, there are 10 properties currently for sale within .2 miles of this property ranging from $30,000 to $174,9 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 3, 2011 Home Buying in 19401
Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
Commitment Form for Title Insurance has mis-spelling of my last name. What should I do?
I had something similar happen once to me. Just call the title company/closing agent, and it should be able to be corrected relatively easily, especially if your deed and other docs, et ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 7, 2011 Home Buying in 19401
Phong D. Lam, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Phong D. Lam answered:
Is the Title Insurance fee standard for all Title companies doing business in Pennsylvania?... Or is it recommended that the buyer shops around?
Hi Mr. Christopher,

How are you? Thank you for your online inquiry. First off, congratulations for your accepted offer! You are right about title insurance being standard pricing for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 14, 2010 Home Buying in 19401
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
Do taxes have to be escrowed?
Christopher,

Taxes have to be escrowed in a 203k loan.
Do you have a 203k lender that you are using? If not I can answer all of your questions and hopefully I can do your 203k loan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 28, 2010 Home Buying in 19401
Alicia Grier…, Real Estate Pro in East Norriton, PA
Alicia Grier-Lewis answered:
I am looking for a real estate agent in Norristown, PA that deals with investors, foreclosures and Bank REO.
Hello,
If I can be of assistance please let me know. I am a Realtor in the Norristown Area and Short Sale Foreclosure Certified. I work with investors and have access to a number o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 6, 2010 Home Buying in 19401
Eastnorriton…, Home Seller in 19401
Eastnorriton Home answered:
Reasonable price for homes in Norristown, Montgomery County, PA.
Jessica -
Are you still looking? I am a home owner thinking of selling my twin house in East Norriton. 3BR 2.5 BR 1 car garage. (2100 sq ft) Unfinished basement...
Let me know if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Buying in 19401
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