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Lone129, Home Buyer in Kingston, PA
Lone129 answered:
Down payment and closing cost help
help with down payment and closing cost706
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 1:09pm Home Buying in 19128
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
If you already have recieved a pre qualification approval from a bank do you still have to stay with the agent you worked with up to that point.
The job of the Agent is different from the Lender. You selected the Agent to help you find the home and if he/she did their job and you are in a legally binding contract they are expect ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jul 23, 2015 Home Buying in 19144
Laura Johnson, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Laura Johnson answered:
How do i apply for an FHA loan?
The Lenders Network! That's where we went and they walked us through the entire process.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
Is there now a tax in excess of the normal transfer tax for homes that are flipped in Philadelphia?
Not currently. I have attached the current tax rates for the city for your review
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2015 Home Buying in Chestnut Hill
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Buying a house but in a chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Luv,
You don't need an agent yet. You're going to need permission from the Trustee in BK and then a lender who can advise you. Being in Chapter 13 and having a low score will make it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2015 Home Buying in 19144
Faisalspower, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Faisalspower answered:
What are Residential Construction Costs in Philadelphia, PA?
Want to build apartment buliding on 10000 sq ft land at least 2 story for max numbers of apartment.please give me construction cost if some body know.
Faisalspower@yahoo.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 11, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Cstumbaugh, Real Estate Pro in 32311
Cstumbaugh answered:
I want to buy a house in Philly. Do I need to make less money just to have verifiable income?
Hi Abigail
As an independent contractor you will be considered self employed
If you have been there for at least two+ years and can show that income on your two prior years tax return ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 9, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
I am stuck between two worlds.
I have had a lot of success for clients looking to hold for a short period of time. I would be happy to help you find something. My contact information is on my profile along with revie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 7, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
how can a find the house my friend moved to?
You could try Zabasearch.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 4, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
Has anyone ever seen a an underwriter ask for a AVM after receiving a FHA appraisal that was at purchase price?
Absolutely not and no it's not legal and it clearly indicates the underwriter has no business doing the job they were hired to do as they have clearly indicated they haven't a clue what ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 3, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
What's the best route to go about applying for a 2bedroom apartment or house when you have not so perfect credit but long term job history and
Apartment communities usually charge an additional deposit for tenants with bad credit,
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
lewis, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
lewis answered:
I am trying to buy a house in Scotchbrook, Philadelphia, PA. I cannot get a loan because every bank is
The entire Scothbrook development was done under unique special rules in the 1980's for something called a 2-unit condo. These 2-unit condos are exempt from normal condo documentation ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2015 Home Buying in Northeast Philadelphia
Jaye Hancock, Real Estate Pro in 19111
Jaye Hancock answered:
How do I go about trying to buy a house for a 1 and what neighborhoods are good?
I think that opportunity in Philly has come and gone. There are still lots/land that can be acquired for $1.00, but homes and real property cannot. If you are intent on beginning your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Jaye Hancock, Real Estate Pro in 19111
Jaye Hancock answered:
Looking for FHA 203k contractors to rehab & remodel in Philadelphia. Any recommedations?
First Call Construction is a great GC that I recommend most. timely, personal and accountable. 267-334-0133 - Ask for Ben or Brian.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Ebikes4u, Home Buyer in San Antonio, TX
Ebikes4u answered:
what does it mean when a listing says "purchaser is responsible for obtaining U and O certification"?
It is called a use and occupancy certificate.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Home Buying in 19144
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