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Renée Porsia, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Renée Porsia answered:
What is the process for buying a home when you are unemployed but not yet retired?
Hello Kathy,

I don't see that anyone answered this question. This isn't a question that can be answered properly in a public forum as I would need to find out more information and I ... more
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Renée Porsia, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Renée Porsia answered:
I'm looking for a house in Philadelphia
Hello, Would you like to provide me with a bit more information on your move? I might be better able to answer your questions if I have more information. Feel free to contact me. I wou ... more
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
how can you purchase a fixer upper if a standard mortgage doesn't allow home improvements?
Talk to a lender about a 203K loan.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2016 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Invstnlfp, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Invstnlfp answered:
I make $73,000/yr. My credit score is below 580. It's hard for me to get my credit straight because the money isn't there. I have 2 kids
I work for a direct lender in the mortgage industry who offers conventional, FHA VA, and USDA loans in all 50 states. Are lowest score we accept for government loans are 550 when most l ... more
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Keshetservic…, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Keshetservices answered:
Would any of the agents or know of anyone that handles rent to own homes in Philadelphia?
Yes, I work with properties all over the city with a range of prices. Please email me with your price range and location preferences and perhaps I can find you something: keshetservice ... more
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Sakinah Fiel…, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Sakinah Fields answered:
How can I research the title to a property before making an offer?
Go to City Hall and do a title search.
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Sakinah Fiel…, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Sakinah Fields asked:
How can I get a FHA loan with poor credit in Philadelphia? I messed my credit up when I was young but repairing it now.
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Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
How do I get a deed if I lost it.?
Assuming the deed was recorded, try to get a copy from your county recorder's office or similar repository of public documents.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 29, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Five Stars, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Five Stars answered:
How do i apply for an FHA loan?
The process is simple, and the application can often be complete in 15 min. Contact us below if we can help.

Five Stars Mortgage
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Prell.shampoo, Home Buyer in Dacula, GA
Prell.shampoo answered:
What is the area around 35th and allegheny like?
It's coming up...around the corner from east falls...less than two miles from manayunk...not much crime there...nice little pocket...I drive through there often and I would move th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 26, 2015 Home Buying in Allegheny West
Prell.shampoo, Home Buyer in Dacula, GA
Prell.shampoo asked:
Credit worthiness I have a failed timeshare (mortgage) on my credit. How can I buy another primary residence?
Will I have to completely payoff that mortgage, before I can get another?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 26, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Jeri Patrick, Real Estate Pro in Pooler, GA
Jeri Patrick answered:
I have excellent credit, a small amount of debt, but a low income from my full time job. Any way to still buy a house?
I would contact a local lender to see what loan options there may be available out there for you. Best of luck
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John Darroyo, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
John Darroyo answered:
If I want to sale this home 438 W. Grange Ave. How much does it worth?
Hello,
I am a local agent in Philadelphia and can help you with your listing if you decide to sell. Please contact me if you are interested and not already working with a real estate a ... more
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John Darroyo, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
John Darroyo answered:
I need a top notch BUYERS realtor. I am motivated, but have seen quite a few homes and have been quite disappointed. Most of them I have found
Your point is well understood that with online listings and data available, you may be able to find your own home online without help. The buyer's agent is there to assist and consult d ... more
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John Darroyo, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
John Darroyo answered:
When it says the amount that you will be paying a month on the property is that what I would actually be paying or is there more fee that come along?
Hi Bridgette,

The estimated amount shown for your monthly mortgage payment on Trulia includes principle, interest, real estate taxes and home owner's insurance, which can be the tota ... more
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Nikkynine, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Nikkynine answered:
What are Residential Construction Costs in Philadelphia, PA?
Is tho site still active?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 6, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
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