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Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
In a foreclosure situtation, do the current homeowners have to disclose that there was flooding on the property in previous years?
Assuming that you're purchasing a bank owned property, the bank never occupied the property and would probably have no knowledge of the flooding.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 27, 2015 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Travis Crock…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Travis Crocker answered:
i am looking for a newly renovated 3 bedroom 2 bath house/condo apt. with a yard an laundry room---one floor in Sq. Hill
May I ask, what is the reason for renting? If you have the ability to pay the 6 months of rent in advance you sound as though you would be ready to take a step toward ownership. Let me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Buying in Squirrel Hill South
Ed Groussman, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Ed Groussman answered:
Mortgage broker specializing in FHA Loans in Pittsburgh area
I can close FHA loans down to a 580 credit score. FHA loans are one of my specialties.

Feel free to contact me if you need mortgage assistance.

Thanks
Ed
egroussman@homepointfin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Financing in Pittsburgh
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
Why do I need a letter explaining earnest money?
They are asking for an explanation because this situation is out of the norm. Most transactions contain an earnest money deposit. The lender is probably concerned that this might not be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Llcampbell67, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Llcampbell67 answered:
What is the average monthly cost of utilities, water, cable, etc. in the Greenfield area of Pittsburgh, PA?
What is the monthly cost for utilities for a house located in the maumelle county club in maumelle, ar
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 7, 2015 General Area in Pittsburgh
Jane, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Jane answered:
Does anyone can help me find a Single-Family Home in Mcknight Rd's area?
Try on Facebook, Jennifer Yau Lee. She does a lot for renters.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 7, 2015 Rentals in Pittsburgh
Genek, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Genek answered:
Are there any special places or methods for advertising the sale of a wheelchair accessible home?
Here is a helpful infographic on how to make a wheelchair accessible home:
http://kdsmartchair.com/blogs/news/26622275-making-your-home-wheelchair-accessible-infographic

Make sure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 4, 2015 Home Selling in Pittsburgh
Mike Cochran, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Mike Cochran answered:
how long between this apartment and chatham university??
just over 4 miles. There's a bus that will get you there in half an hour or so.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 2, 2015 Market Conditions in Pittsburgh
Annetinau, Home Buyer in Ontario, CA
Annetinau answered:
Urgent! Can anyone give me a checklist to prevent VA cash out refinance VA appraisal issues?
One of the requirements of receiving a VA loan is that you must have an appraisal performed on the property. What does this mean for you? If you are a first-time home buyer, or if this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Financing in 15216
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
on F-1 visa here (SSN and credit). I have steady income from home country and able to put up a sizable down payment. Where to get pre-approval fast?
Contact Paul International at info@paul-international.net. They do Foreign National Loans only.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it possible to obtain a mortgage in Pittsburgh PA with a low credit score?
Since there are other factors involved in determining mortgage qualification, for a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer, all else would really be just speculation; ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Robin Lorentz, Real Estate Pro in Moon Township, PA
Robin Lorentz answered:
what is the average time a house is on the market in Pittsburgh PA?
Location has nothing to do with it. My listings go under contract in 45 days or less. When you are pricing your home, a professional will give you an honest answer. Sometimes people ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 15241
Robin Lorentz, Real Estate Pro in Moon Township, PA
Robin Lorentz answered:
Is it really worth to buy house from heartland homes/Ryan homes?
If you are looking for a good home builder, check out Paragon Homes. http://paragonhomescustombuilder.com
Their homes are absolutely beautiful and Mike will take care of ALL your ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 15241
susan cohen, Home Owner in Pittsburgh, PA
susan cohen asked:
I am looking for a 3 bedroom 2 bath newly renovated one floor house or condo in Sq. Hill-- dog friendly with easy access to yard and laundry. I would like a long term lease and I would be willing to pay 6 months in advance for the right place.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 5, 2015 Home Buying in Squirrel Hill South
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
Is there a grace period between letting an agent go &selling home on own?Would I need to pay any $ to agent?
Hello Annie,
Before you let your agent go, please check your contract. Most listing agreements have penalties.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 5, 2015 Home Selling in Pittsburgh
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
My closing coat went up by 3,000 because the underwriter on the loan made a mistake who should covwr the cost ?
With the new laws of Good Faiith estimates, the lender is held responsible if they are over by a certain percentage. Start with your loan officer than ask you agent to assist you
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Pittsburgh
Dustin Nulf, Real Estate Pro in Shadyside, PA
Dustin Nulf answered:
are commissions to agents negotiable?
Depends on what agent you are talking with. You pay for what you get though and you also have to understand that a smart agent knows what his/her time is worth. Another thing to keep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Selling in Pittsburgh
Dustin Nulf, Real Estate Pro in Shadyside, PA
Dustin Nulf answered:
I recently purchased a home 3 months ago and would like to sell to be closer to work.
You are about to sell in a seller's market... In my experience, an agent who does exceptional marketing may be able to cut your losses or even make you some money. What you need are mu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Selling in Pittsburgh
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