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sceptic, Other/Just Looking in York County, PA
sceptic answered:
Is there a decent foreclosre clean out company in york county?
how is it that you as a owner of the company or partner ask a question and the other owner/partner answer it as a customer and giving you a great review?..LOL people who are doing resea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 23, 2011 General Area in York
Michael Hoke, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Michael Hoke answered:
I am going through a divorce and need to find a home in the Central School District. Prefer 4 bedrooms but minimum of 3.
There are many great rental opportunites available in the area. I will be happy to help you find your next home based off of your price range. Please call me at 717-858-7092. I look for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 5, 2011 Rentals in York
Shelley Walt…, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Shelley Walter answered:
I am interested in buying a condo and I love the Chamber Ridge community in York, PA.. I am a first time buyer how do I learn if I qualify?
Congratulations on your interest in buying your first home. The first thing you need to do is see if you can get pre-qualified for a loan. It's important that you find a lender w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 2, 2011 Home Buying in York
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
Does anyone know why there are so many foreclosures in the Hunters Creek community in York, Pa? It looks there are some good buys in this area.
I would say it is just a "normal" think these days in many newer developments. People built/bought in 2002-2007 and then the economy tanked. People lost their jobs, were laid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 9, 2011 Home Buying in York
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
Repayment of $8000 tax credit
You sound like you are in a good position, if your house has appreciated since then and you are hoping to make a profit. Good luck with your move!

If you have an accountant who helps ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 1, 2011 Home Selling in York
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
Does a business relationship agreement apply to homes for sale by owner?
Read your contract with your buyer's agent. In many cases, the answer will be yes. If you signed a buyer's agency contract, read what it says regarding for sale by owner prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 8, 2010 Home Buying in York
Michael Hoke, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Michael Hoke answered:
Is this house on 2391 Potomac Ave York PA 17404 for sale?

2391 Potomac Avenue has not been listed for sale since 2008. The home owners reside in Hanover. Tax records indicate no change in ownership since 2008. I would be happy to con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 23, 2010 Foreclosure in York
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Potomac, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
We have had our home on the market for about 5 months. Is it advisable to refinance our 7% VA mortgage now or should we hold off?
Unless you are going to be in the home for at least a few years longer - DO NOT refinance.

5 months? And you are pleased?

Do you really want to sell?

Lower the price to incr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 5, 2010 Financing in York
Mark, Home Buyer in 17401
Mark answered:
what is the avg. rental of a 3br./2ba 2,000 sq.ft. house going for in 17403 York Pa?
Check out the Rentometer site, they have a pretty good way for you to get a crude estimate of the rents based on number of bedrooms in the area. You can even zoom in on the map there. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 21, 2010 Market Conditions in 17403
Frank Dolski…, Real Estate Pro in 18901
Frank Dolski Associate Broker answered:
Our realtor has stopped caling, marketing our house, etc and we want to get a new realtor. How do we get outof the contract to list with the current?
Hi Kathryn,
Sorry to hear of your experience and I am curious if the current Realtor responded to your concerns. It all depend on what the contract states. But, you should contact th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Home Selling in York
Lorena Longo, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Lorena Longo answered:
i need to find a house with 4 or 5 bedrooms,1 to 2 bathrooms,and a basement.all before 10 31 10.can you help me?on section 8.in york pa...
Estella at SMR will be able to help you - Mindyd is out on Maternity leave. We have some of our rentals with them.
How much is your Certif / value and rent amount you be paying?
You ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 13, 2010 For Rent in York
yvonne, Real Estate Pro in Dauphin County, PA
yvonne answered:
I bought my house in Dec. 2009 and got a new job which will require me to relocate. Will I have to repay the $8000 for selling before 36 months?

On irs.gov and it states you will be responsible to pay back the full amount. Here is where I found the answer to your question. http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=206 ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Aug 4, 2010 Home Selling in York
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
I am looking to partner up in a Trash Out business. In the york area. My name is Andy. I am very handy. ( No puns intended). My ph # is 717 741-5059
Andy, if you want to partner up with someone, how about putting an ad in the local classifieds. You might
want to put it in the real estate section and see if that works for you. Goo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 17, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 17403
Keith Manson-…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Keith Manson- Metro Milwaukee Wisconsin answered:
Underground Propane Tanks & Foreclosure
I am thinking you have a problem. Every REO I have sold, the bank is selling in as is contiion and their addendum is the controling document. So review that contract and addendum very ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 29, 2010 Foreclosure in York
Christine Sh…, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Christine Shemeta answered:
Houses in our neighborhood have inflated their square footage so that it appears a larger home has sold at a lower price. What can we do about this?
Hi Melissa -
You have received many good suggestions. To answer one of your questions, yes, there is a place on our listing paperwork that allows us to put in that the square footage ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 2, 2010 Home Selling in 17403
Brigita McKe…, Real Estate Pro in Stroudsburg, PA
Brigita McKelvie, REALTOR, e-PRO, GRI answered:
always wanted to be in real estate... is this really a good time to start? Any comments on on-line 60 hour courses to get licensed?
Hi, Mjm!

There is no perfect time to become a real estate agent. As with any profession, those that work hard and get the training are the ones that survive. When you first start o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Agent2Agent in York
Everard Kort…, Real Estate Pro in 17543
Everard Korthals answered:
Why are the taxes so high in York?
You will find that in most cities the taxes are higher than surrounding suburbs or small towns.
The cities have several things working against them .
Often there are government buildi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 9, 2010 Home Buying in York
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
What do I need to sell my own home?
You could hire an attorney to help with the paperwork. You still need to find out if the person who is
interested in buying is qualified. There are alot of behind the scenes processe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2010 Home Selling in York
rockinblu, Other/Just Looking in Austin, TX
rockinblu answered:
Is there a way to post my house on here? I am selling it "by owner" - on my own. I saw areas if you were a "professional" - but
You didn't overlook it. Only properties represented in some way by an agent/broker are permitted in the listing section. FSBOs can buy ads or create an ad in the blog section for f ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 29, 2009 Home Selling in York
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