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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
who owns 498 clarks lane?
Check local public records, tax records, ask any neighbor, ask any local agent offline...
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tam, Home Buyer in West Chester, PA
tam answered:
Seller lied in disclosure about chronic flooding, age of appliances, and work done on home being done with permits. Yes, we had the home inspected!
Lawyer is only there for profit. The seller is just a seller. Why not realize that when you buy you are on your own. I don't think that is what you want to hear. But the fact is, you ar ... more
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Robert D Hug…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Robert D Hughes answered:
I have a credit rating in the 800's I am self employed and don't show a lot of income... How can I get a mortgage?
Elainemcury, Good question, not easily answered here. Many things go into qualifying for a mortgage today one being credit score which you have a good one. Congratulations! Self employe ... more
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Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
What cities in Chester County have low taxes?
Contact the counter assessor and discuss further.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 20, 2014 Home Buying in West Chester
kkorndorf, Renter in West Chester, PA
kkorndorf asked:
I am a WCU graduate student looking for a rental available the end of May 2014 for 4 to 5 ppl. 2 students and 2 or 3 professionals. Only 2 of us will be graduate students. The other roommates will have professional jobs. We are having trouble finding a listing and would appreciate any help that anyone can give us.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 24, 2014 Home Buying in West Chester
Dan Beirne, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Dan Beirne answered:
Is the sellers agent required not to be present at the time of the walk through?
There are some good reasons why a seller agent may not want to be present in a walk thru or tour of a property. First it is not a good sales strategy. Agents (especially sellers agents ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Home Buying in 19382
Kimberly Col…, Real Estate Pro in 19426
Kimberly Collins answered:
Add something to the Offer
My best recommendation is to have an Accredited Buyers Agent (also known as ABR) who is working for you. This way they can answer all of your questions.

If you have any further que ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in 19382
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
Length of time between acceptance and closing
Then you do not have a contract unless you accepted their last counter offer with the 30 day requirement. Am I reading it wrong? If they did not accept your closing timeline then the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 20, 2014 Home Buying in 19382
Naveen Garg, Real Estate Pro in Harleysville, PA
Naveen Garg answered:
Moving to West Chester
Hello,

We have a townhouse in Whiteland Woods (West Chester, PA) which will be available for rent in about a month.

If you are still interested, pls contact me newgarg@hotmail.com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Ann Byer, Real Estate Pro in Downingtown, PA
Ann Byer answered:
I'm trying to find information on 970 Copeland School Rd. property
This house has been on the market for 530 days and throughout that time the price has been reduced from a starting point of $480,000 to the current price of $435,000. For details about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 19, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I need help assembling my team in West Chester: lawyer, lender, real estate agent.
Hello Audrey,

I would be happy to explain the ins and outs of a 203k loan and could provide you with a great presentation put together with the assistance of one of my lenders.
As f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Vicky Davis, Real Estate Pro in Exton, PA
Vicky Davis answered:
House in West Chester area
Phillyfan,

Email me back with your price range! vickyd@remax.net

Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 19, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Christie Pil…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Christie Pileggi answered:
looking for 3 bedroom house in West Chester, Glen mills neighborhood
Phillyfan,

I live in West Chester and grew up in Glen Mills( Garnet Valley Alum) so I have a very good knowledge of the area in which you are looking. I would be happy to set you up ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 19, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Robert D Hug…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Robert D Hughes answered:
I need a 5 bedroom house under $500,000 with a bedroom on first floor not master & a bath.
In a quick search we did, 10 homes with your criteria came up. Please contact us to send listings to you.


Rob Hughes: Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.
(Associate Broker) (AB065650) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Hannady Morsi, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Hannady Morsi answered:
New home builder requiring accepting only non-contingent offers, continue to market the property while holding a large deposit?
I ran several new construction sites from 2002 - 2008. We were very successful without continuing to market a pending sale that had a home sale contingency attached. There is a way t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 5, 2013 Home Buying in 19382
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Eric Axelson answered:
We needed a rental property ASAP. Called Phoebe Turner who was so quick with a response, saw the property and closed the deal. Awesome job!
Hi Trish, this is great feedback, but entered in the wrong area. I would go to Phoebe's profile and enter a review. Contact Phoebe or the Trulia help desk if you need assistance.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Christina Mi…, Real Estate Pro in Media, PA
Christina Mikus answered:
condo; I see that part of the assoc fee includes Master Insurnace. Is that like Homeowners? If it is would a owner need any additional insurance?
Hello Gina, Master Insurance is the coverage that the association has covering all of the building and the surrounding ground. It doesn't cover your items and space within your unit, wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Tom Kerrigan, Real Estate Pro in 19380
Tom Kerrigan answered:
when you buy a condo do you still need homwowners insurance? is it less expensive compared to a single home?
You will need insurance which is usually BUT NOT ALWAYS much cheaper. It depends on how much is covered by the condo's master policy. Some condo's master insurance does not cover the re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
bhubbert, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
bhubbert answered:
What are the best mortgage lenders for the pre approval process in /around Chester County PA that aren't associated with banking institutions?
We're a direct lender in West Chester. Please feel free to contact me directly for a pre-approval and mortgage commitment letter.

Best,


Brennan Hubbert | Sr. Mortgage Banker
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
Tom Kerrigan, Real Estate Pro in 19380
Tom Kerrigan answered:
I am looking to buy in the West Chester East high school area, is that a good, high ranked HS?
In my opinion East is a great school. If you want objective rankings check out this site from the PA department of education. It has lots of good information. Different people look for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in West Chester
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