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Harry Stine, Real Estate Pro in 15232
Harry Stine answered:
Is this house sold yet?
Hello Christina, I would be happy to answer this question for you, can you provide me a little more info, such as address and location of this home and I would be happy to look it up fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Craig Zappin, Real Estate Pro in 25705
Craig Zappin answered:
We have a second home up for sale want to use sale money to pay off current house and down payment for another.Do banks offer bridge loans still?
There are local banks in my area that still offer bridge loans. If larger lenders don't offer them, check with smaller banks or credit unions in your area.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 18, 2014 Foreclosure in Lincoln Place
* Benny Smith, Real Estate Pro in 15057
* Benny Smith answered:
How close to market value are REO's selling recently? Any signigicant percentage below or above?
Answer: No there is not. To many factors play on what percentage of a listing price to offer, the history of the owner being only one.
Now for something more useful.
After selecting ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 21, 2014 Foreclosure in Perry North
Donna Wether…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Donna Wetherbee answered:
is it possible to view the home at S. 15th Street in the Southside?
Hi,

I would be glad to help you. Feel free to call anytime. The link to my website is below.

Best wishes,
Donna Wetherbee
1 vote Share Flag Sun Dec 29, 2013 Foreclosure in Southside Flats
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
if the bank charges off my mortgage and I transfer the title what can happen
What can happen is catastrophic and variable:
You need to talk to a Pennsylvania Real Estate Attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 29, 2013 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
skiplucas, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
skiplucas answered:
How will I know when this property is up for sale?
Hi- Ask the sellers. They have been receiving notices all along. Ask them for paperwork. Call the attorney listed for the lender, (ask the secretary or paralegal) or check the county ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 29, 2013 Foreclosure in Squirrel Hill South
George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
I am thinking about buying a house in California not in Alabama can you help me. Sincerely, Sylvia E. Mena
Something to think about. I own a home in CA and one in TX. The difference is I know my home in CA will appreciate way more than the one in TX. It depends on why you want to buy a home. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 7, 2013 Foreclosure in 15239
George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
If the bank charges off the mortgage can they still foreclose...
Here's the story. Filing BK may absolve you of the debt, but as long as you are on title you still own the home therefore the only way for the bank to cure the title would be to foreclo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 7, 2013 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Andy Theobald, Real Estate Pro in 15237
Andy Theobald answered:
I am looking for exhaustive information about the Allegheny County Sheriff Sale.
Buying at a sheriff sale is heavily laden with risk. I wouldn't advise anyone, even experienced real estate investors, to purchase a property there. But if you are serious about it, sta ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 16, 2013 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Jeffrey Benn…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Jeffrey Bennett answered:
at a sheriff tax sale, does the mortgage have to be satisfied by the buyer?
You have to really know what you're doing to buy at a sheriff sale; it's an "advanced" level activity for experienced investors. As Jerry points out, you're competing against the lender ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 25, 2012 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
The Skender…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
The Skender Homes Group answered:
i have been renting a house for 3 years. i was served papers from the sheriff stating my house is in a heriff sale in november. what are my rights?
If you have a current WRITTEN lease, you are just fine. That lease will transfer with the exact same terms to the new owner until it runs out. It will however be their decision on the t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Karen Jane M…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Karen Jane Mcilwain answered:
I'm a new real estate investor in the Pittsburgh area looking for a fulltime realtor/agent to work with. Please leave contact info if
Hi Shawn,
I work with a lot of investors in the Pittsburgh area. I'll look forward to speaking with you.
Karen Jane

KAREN JANE MCILWAIN
Serving the Greater Pittsburgh Area
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 30, 2012 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Virginia M.…, Real Estate Pro in Irwin, PA
Virginia M. Stump answered:
how do you find out which bank owns this?
There are sometimes fake listings. I can quickly and easily pull together a list of all foreclosures and short sales from the multi-list and email it to you, if you would like. Just l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 13, 2012 Foreclosure in Polish Hill
Jcjan.creigh…, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Jcjan.creighton asked:
Would like more information on 3 properties...Highgrove, Frankstown Rd and McRoberts please....send addresses via email or call my cell (evenings) -jcjan.creighton@gmail.com or 724-875-1273 thank you ! Interested in any foreclosures/homes in pretty good condition/great neighborhood (prime selling point) -- thanks in advance, Jan
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 11, 2012 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Kim Beckett, Real Estate Pro in Lower Burrell, PA
Kim Beckett answered:
Looking for REO "Workout Specialist" - Apartment Buildings (20 units or more).
Hi Bill, I am not a commercial real estate agent but have been specializing in reos for about 7 years and have sold both residential, multi-units and commercial property. There is cur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2011 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
John E. Mill…, Real Estate Pro in North Miami, FL
John E. Miller answered:
is there anyway to see a house that is on forclosure and possibly buy it before it goes to auction?
Yes you can! The lender at times will prefer this option over the fact of letting it go into auction due to the fact that more money can be received during the sale. Depending on the st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 9, 2011 Foreclosure in Squirrel Hill South
Lyle Wolf, Real Estate Pro in Rockaway, NJ
Lyle Wolf answered:
Is buying a foreclosed property similar to buying "non-foreclosed" property?
Jack

You might find this helpful:
The 4 Foreclosure Related Real Estate Opportunities
http://www.trulia.com/blog/lyle_wolf/2010/11/the_4_foreclosure_related_real_estate_opportuniti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Foreclosure in Southside Flats
Chad Church, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Chad Church answered:
When making an offer on an REO, are there any general rules as to the asking price?
Hello Max-

This question looks a little old, but maybe you are still looking. I work with the asset management companies, and REO buyers in the Pittsburgh area everyday. Typically, t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
Cathy Bureau, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Cathy Bureau answered:
Firing my agent
Pete -

If you have a grievance I would first discuss with the agent, next I would discuss with the broker. In my experience I have found that making snap decisions and one-sided dec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 10, 2011 Foreclosure in Pittsburgh
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