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Moises Chiqu…, Renter in Breinigsville, PA
Moises Chiquito answered:
how long are the leases for?
My family and I are looking for a rental property for 1 to 2 years. We will be communiting and are looking into purchasing in the macungie area. What apartment complex seems to be great ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 1, 2014 Rentals in Macungie
Adam D. Mill…, Real Estate Pro in Macungie, PA
Adam D. Miller answered:
We are relocating to Macungie, what's the best technique to locate a home zoned specifically to a school? I can't find any specific maps online.
I would be more then happy to assist you in finding a home in the school district that you desire, If you decide to go with an agent, we have special tools through our offices and local ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Buying in Macungie
Jaime Fiorel…, Home Buyer in Whitehall, PA
Jaime Fiorello answered:
Looking for new construction in macungie what's the best development and builders in the East Penn School district
Hey Kate-

I am not an agent but I am a buyer looking to move To Macungie as well. My sister lives there. May I ask where you moved and what your experience was? Thanks so much!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Macungie
Mchiquito1, Home Buyer in Macungie, PA
Mchiquito1 answered:
Hi, Is it true that to qualify for an FHA Loan you must live in PA or work in PA?We both work in NYC and we are looking to buy in Macungie, PA.
We will use the home in macungie as our primary residence however,will like to buy it with our current incomes. I was told to rent in PA , work in PA then apply for the loan. That is v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Home Buying in 18062
Moriah Martin, Real Estate Pro in 18052
Moriah Martin answered:
I'm looking to relocate to macungie and will be commuting to NYC for work any area close to the NY bus line anyone can recommend.
Yep that is the bus line that is used for commuting :)
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in Macungie
Moriah Martin, Real Estate Pro in 18052
Moriah Martin answered:
Looking for home in East Penn School District in Macungie away from the train, however noticed alot of short sale and foreclosure in the area
Hello Kate - I wrote detailed blogs about all the new home communities in Macungie back in 2009 here is a link
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Buying in Macungie
Moriah Martin, Real Estate Pro in 18052
Moriah Martin answered:
I am looking for home construction loan brokers in Lehigh Valley, PA - any recommendations?
Some details from Mona: well a "turn key" is the regular loan...but if they are looking to build, in which they are financed through the construction period (settle prior to b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in 18062
Peter Ryan, Real Estate Pro in 18062
Peter Ryan answered:
When a listing states trade up to this house and we buy yours...what is the catch? I always wondered about that.
As Debra states, they will buy your home at a price (far) beow market value. As with most things, when an offer appears to be too good to be true, it generally is. Feel free to contact ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in Macungie
Patrick C. R…, Real Estate Pro in Lehigh County, PA
Patrick C. Ruddell answered:
How is it possilbe for so many realtors to use "short sale negotiators" to sell short sales? There are no guarentees on time frame and
Wow great question. I could write a book on what I think about this process but also feel for some of the agents like myself that work these deals. I started them in 2008 trying to help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in Macungie
Ames, Home Buyer in Allentown, PA
Ames answered:
are there any rent to own properties in Macungie, Alburtis area?
no, plain and simple. Been looking for just a decent house to rent in the area and can't even find that.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 25, 2012 Home Buying in Macungie
Ames, Home Buyer in Allentown, PA
Ames answered:
I am looking to buy my first home . My credit score is 510 and have a bankruptcy too . I only have about 3k-4k . Is this possible ? Thank you .
this is what I did. If you have debt- negotiate them and pay them off. typically if you have not made payments they will take about 33%. don't ever take their first offer. But you h ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 25, 2012 Home Buying in Macungie
T11meadows, Home Buyer in 18062
T11meadows answered:
I want to make a cash offer in nevada on a fannie mae REO. I was told i have to sign a FM form I cannot rent the property for one year and it must be
Any way to get a waiver on signing this form since I do intend to rent the property? 90 days on the market and no offers. So right now the Govt is out 60k or possibly more and I guess ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 17, 2010 Foreclosure in 18062
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The Somers Team answered:
Silly question. have you seen a drop in home sells or buyers and how have you changed your strategy.
Yes we have seen a drop in the market. We are taking advantage of it in 2 ways:

1) Taking the extra free time to actually have a life

2) Ramping up our marketing and networking ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 3, 2010 Home Selling in Macungie
Cathy, Other/Just Looking in Allentown, PA
Cathy answered:
dog park; allentown pa
I have been going to a park in bethlehem on Illicks Mill road. They have bowls for water as well as small blue plastic kiddie pools. two seperate fenced in areas for large dogs and sma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 30, 2010 Parks & Recreation in 18062
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
All the realtors I have hired dto sell my home fail to list the upgrades and differences of my condo to others in the area. Even condo with less
Just as an aside to this question.......Sean, I coldn't help but noticing this line in the description of the condo:

"ChkMajorArteries-BusAirprts-ChrchSchoolTheatr-Restaur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 8, 2010 Home Selling in Macungie
Debra, Other/Just Looking in Macungie, PA
Debra asked:
My husband and I found a house for rent in this area 18062 Macungie we are going to have a house built but need to rent a place till they finsh it we need a rental for a year we also have a 11 year old daughter will this be a good school district for her and is it easy to find doctors and hospitals in this area.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 23, 2010 In My Neighborhood in 18062
Moriah Martin, Real Estate Pro in 18052
Moriah Martin answered:
why are there so many short sales in this area?
Hello Beth,

Well there are short sales everywhere not just macungie and they are much better then Foreclosures. The point to Short Sales is to avoid foreclosures in Macungie and prev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 12, 2010 Home Buying in 18062
Sean LaSalle, Real Estate Pro in Macungie, PA
Sean LaSalle answered:
why are there so many short sales in this area?
Hey Beth,

There are a lot of short sales all over the place. The reason why there are more in Macungie than in other places is because it has been a very popular place to move over t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 12, 2010 Home Buying in 18062
Sean LaSalle, Real Estate Pro in Macungie, PA
Sean LaSalle answered:
does anyone know these houses are avail??? mls 334319
Beth,

There are other homes just like it available. I will get them to you.

Sean LaSalle
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 2, 2010 Home Buying in Macungie
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