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nicety_1, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
nicety_1 answered:
what is the crime rate in this area/neighborhood?
High crime and high illegal drug sales! Lots of junkies in the area and it's filthy. So be forewarned. Just look at the map here on the high crime level and you'll see.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Market Conditions in Kensington
Ed Fallon, M…, Real Estate Pro in Bala Cynwyd, PA
Ed Fallon, MBA NMLS#144708 answered:
How many, and how long does multiple inquiries affect your credit score?
Credit inquiries do not affect your score by 10 points on average. Please click on the link for the myfico.com website to read more on inquiries. It may have no or little affect. New ... more
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pmartino, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
pmartino asked:
last sales in area This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/foreclosure/3139993285--E-Wishart-St-Philadelphia-PA-19134?ecampaign=con_day_propertysearchforsale_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Fforeclosur…
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Christine Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Christine Caine answered:
what number bus take you there?
Looks like the 3, 54 & 57 Bus would all get you close and Market/Frankford Line (El) would get you to Kensington and Tioga.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 22, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Kensington
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
are their any apartments or houses to rent for cheap in this area now?
There are no cheap houses or apartments so what area are you looking and what do you mean by "cheap"

Philip Cunningham
V.I.P. Realty Corp
7942 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia,PA 191 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 27, 2013 For Rent in Kensington
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
How much does 1 bedroom add to the value to property value on average?
Hi Fellow Temple Owl,

It all depends on location, size and condition. I'd be happy to discuss your situation and give you my own professional opinion.

Please feel free to call me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 17, 2013 Market Conditions in Kensington
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
642 E INDIANA AVENUE 19134
Hi Ms. Aouni,

What is your question? Are you wondering about the current market value of your home at 642 E Indiana? I can prepare a Comparative Marketing Analysis report for you. ... more
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Don Sherman, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Don Sherman answered:
distance from somerset station to 2930 jasper st.
Hello;
The distance is about 10 blocks.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 21, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Kensington
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
Regarding sellers assist and commission, is commission calculated on the higher purchase price or on the net amount after the seller assist credited?
You should pay on the full sales price of the home. That being said, when I represent the seller, I will tell agents up front that the seller is paying commission on the net minus the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 18, 2013 Home Buying in Kensington
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
How does the value of new homes in Kensington compare to the value of similar homes in Salem, Oregon? Elijah Ali | www.3rsconstruction.com
Values don't compare. You are trying to compare fruit to vegetables.

They are two completely different markets on entirely different coasts of the country.

Have a great day.

A ... more
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Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
is it ahighly criminal active community?
Call 311 in Philadelphia and ask for Philadelphia police community relations they have the crime stats for all areas in the city. Real Estate Professionals are not permitted to give cri ... more
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JAI Manageme…, Home Seller in Philadelphia, PA
JAI Management answered:
Is it easy to own a car in Philly?
Depends on what part of Philly you're residing in.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 4, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Kensington
Justin Norton, Home Seller in Fairfax, IA
Justin Norton answered:
In Pa, if the buyer decides to walk away from purchasing a home, is the seller obligated to reimburse the buyer for home inspection costs?
Absolutely not! Just in any other situation if the buyer chooses to walk away that is their loss.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How prevelent across the state of PA is it for buyers to ask / demand the full 6% of seller assist?
THREE YEARS OLD!!!
Still relevant?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Francine Ban…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Francine Banks answered:
How can I purchase a home owned by Freddie Mac?
Hi,

Are you still occupying the property? either way, it will be quite some time before the the new owner's market the property to the public. Usually, a management company will chan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Francine Ban…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Francine Banks answered:
Why is it so hard to find decent, clean, safe, affordable housing in the area? http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/sha/3519082373.html
That's a common question from someone that sounds frustrated. All you need is a trustworthy source to advise and guide you to zero in on a pragmatic solution. I maybe able to help.

F ... more
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Francine Ban…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Francine Banks answered:
I have a lot to sell in Kensington, what is the value of an average row home worth ?
The value depends on the location, location, location. Kesington's values vary exponentially. The entire city of Philadelphia is more block by block. I know because I was born and rai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in Kensington
Alexis Jeffr…, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
Alexis Jeffries answered:
what is sellers assist?
A Seller Assist deal is a great thing! It helps both Buyer & Seller make it to the settlement table. Not all Buyers want to deplete their savings account after he/she has just bought a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in Kensington
Amy Harris, Renter in Philadelphia, PA
Amy Harris answered:
Is Kensington really that bad?
Yes, it is "that bad." Some realtors may try to sugarcoat it but this is where I was born and raised and it's disgusting that some people want $1000 a month for a studio or even a 1 bed ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Crime & Safety in Kensington
Vincent Leon…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Vincent Leonardo answered:
where can i find a doller house to buy?
do you mean a dollar deed?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Buying in Kensington
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