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Andrew Janos, Real Estate Pro in 19130
Andrew Janos answered:
Do people/neighbors get along and are friendly?
The best thing to do is check out the area you are interested at various times of day. You will be able to talk to neighbors and find out if it is truly the place for you.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2014 Market Conditions in Germantown
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I see that there is some crime. How do you find living there?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2014 Market Conditions in Germantown
Sandra Marti…, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette Hill, PA
Sandra Martinez-Larkins answered:
app how much are taxes in phila for a house worth 200.000
Hi Patrick, if you are asking what are the taxes like in the area where you provided the link above (aka) Germantown. You are looking anywhere between $2000-3500. Also keep in mind you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 2, 2014 Market Conditions in Germantown
Matthew Dors…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Matthew Dorsey answered:
I'm looking for a real estate agent that can show me a REO property at 138 W. WYNEVA ST. PHILA, PA 19144. I've been Pre-approved for FHA
I've done a couple FHA 203k deals, if you still need any help seeing it let me know and I'll set it up for you. If you happen to have any questions about this loan let me know. Thanks.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 7, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
Multifamily house in single family zone.
You need to check to see if they have a city Housing inspection License ( Rental License) if so then they are legal or save $100 and go down to MSB in the Basement to L&I and check the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 4, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
Seeking rental home in area. Great credit. Two bedroom preferred. Germantown, Carroll Park, Mt. Airy are preferred sections of city.
Hi Kevin,

Please call me. I'd like to send you some information on available listings.

Have a great day. Looking forward to speaking with you soon.

All the best,
Larry Lich ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Rentals in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
im a family man with 2kids a fiance and i live on a housing subsidy i have been living at the same place for 5 yrs looking to move but i have bad cred
Hi Mr. Smith,

I may be able to help you. Please call me.

Have a great day. Looking forward to speaking with you soon.

All the best,
Larry Lichtman
Realtor, Property Manag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Rentals in Germantown
Chris Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Chris Nelson answered:
how do I find out if some one has done a option on a property?
What type of option are you referring to?

Chris Nelson
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484-576-7430
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
In need of grant or closing cost assistance
Hi Dwayne,

Some banks are also offering My Community Loans to school teachers where you only need 3% Down Payment and there is no PMI necessary.

Feel free to call me to discuss it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
What would the asking price be for a home on the 200 block of Zeralda. I am wondering if the neighborhood could possibly be turning around.
Hi Lois,

Some sections of Germantown have recently been increasing in value. Since values vary greatly block by block, I would need some further details about current condition, ame ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
buying a home in the germantown area off green st. any thoughts on that area? values rising? crime? people moving in?
Hi Dwayne,

As you see, licensed Realtors are prohibited from commenting on crime statistics and other data due to Fair Housing Laws.

You can find answers to most of your questions ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Francine Ban…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Francine Banks answered:
What is the crime like around zip code 19141?
Crime is moderate a busy area close to Olney Transportation Center. I know of a property in close proximity that would offer you a true no money down opportunity with all furnishing and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Rentals in Germantown
Christina Fe…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Christina Ferriello answered:
I'm considering rehabbing a property in Germantown. I don't see many homes being purchased there though. Any thoughts on the subject?
Hi Lois,

313 W. Berkley St. is my listing that just recently went under contract.

I would be more than happy to discuss the Germantown area with you.

Feel free to give me a ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 8, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
When you buy a property to live in with cash in Philadephia can you do the occupancy inspection after the closing date?
Good Evening 3kg,

You Should call city hall and see if there are any city violations on the home that need to be cleared prior to you taking ownership. There may be fines to be satis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
How can i find the property tax on a property in Philadelphia? If the assessed value is $14,000 how can I calculate it myself?
Mr Weise is on the money and the new assesssments are to be sent out this week but not the tax see the article in today's Sunday Inquire sect a page 1 if you have any questions please c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
Will real estate taxes sky rocket if I buy land and build my own home in Philadelphia County?
Hi Meg,

Bruce has provided good information below.

I go to settlement on a house at 1302 South 7th St next week. My client, the Seller, applied for a 10 year tax abatement prior ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Michael Solo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael Solomon answered:
Im looking for property to buy in the Germantown 19144 area of Philadelphia is it a good area to raise children(crime, violence, schools etc.)
Germantown is a very diverse area call me to discuss options.

Michael Solomon
Realty Mark
2155837777 office
2154212121 cell
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Germantown
Tracy Robins…, Real Estate Pro in Northeast Philadelphia...
Tracy Robinson answered:
Are there good jobs opportunities near by and is this a safe area?
Hello Tarmara

You can go online and find the answers to both the questions you posted here on Trulia. You can get the neighborhood statistics by searching your neighborhood facts an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 23, 2012 Crime & Safety in Germantown
Carl M. Cald…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Carl M. Caldas answered:
Does anyone know whats going on at the 5801 Morris Street condos? The buildings are vacant and it looks as though its no longer under construction.
Bella,

This property is bank owned at this point. I was able to get a contact to an asset manager
and have been inquiring about more details. It was last listed on the market for 2. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 9, 2012 Investment Properties in Germantown
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