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Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Does anyone know how to find owners of houses who sells their property?
Best way is to talk with a real estate agent that does this kind of thing for a living.

They have access to information because they have a license that others don't have.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Carol Murray…, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Carol Murray Cei answered:
Is first time buyer home grant available in PA?
Hello, H. Mendoza.

It is no longer a "grant" - you would have to pay it back over 10 years, but there is money available through PHFA. You can get up to 3% of the sale price or $4,0 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 30, 2012 Home Buying in Bella Vista/ Southwark
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
I was trying to buy the house from auction.
Buying a house at auction is a very risky business and generally only seasoned investors will do so. You cannot view the house before the auction so you have no idea what condition it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 29, 2012 Home Buying in 19152
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
own a property on hewston st in fishtown what is average price
In order to determine worth, review comps with your agent; recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, see what the data suggests and go from there...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 28, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
mai, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
mai answered:
I'm looking for a house in philly around the east falls, roxborough, west mt airy area
I need to add that i'm single so I don't care about school districts right now. I used to live in center city when I lived in philly and may have to commute to jefferson downtown or d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Joshua Stein, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Joshua Stein answered:
My credit score is 655 as I've had a short sale in early 2012.
Forgive me if this seems like a dumb question, but if you have $240k to put down, why would you have had to sell short on your other place? Were you that far underwater that you could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 24, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
My dad left me his house in south Philadelphia, I want to sell it.
Not all agents are created equal....ask people you may know for referrals, or or consider contacting and interviewing in person a few local agents from different realty companies, then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 24, 2012 Home Buying in 19146
David Siegel, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
David Siegel answered:
who was the prevous renter for house 2639 S Beulah philadephia, pa?
none of your business. hire a private investigator
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 21, 2012 Home Buying in 19148
Rich Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Rich Friedman answered:
I'm looking to purchase a home at Waterfront Square/901 n penn st/19123
Hi
I was able to fine many condos for sale in Waterfront Square feel free to call me about building and we can talk also here is a link you can check out to look at some of the condo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 23, 2013 Home Buying in 19123
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
any listed sex offenders (megans law) registered on lansford st?
You can find that info on the State of Pa Site


Philip J. Cunningham Sr
V.I.P. Realty Corporation
7942 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia,PA 19152
215-725-5700X49
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 20, 2012 Home Buying in Torresdale
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Can a house not listed as rent to own be used in such a program ?
Hi Kiara,

Rent to own has a lot of details.

All your rent does not apply to the purchase price. Only the amount over and above the fair market rent. Also, you have no idea what ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 15, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
i HAVE A CREDIT SCORE OF 490-503 , AND MY HUSBAND HAS NOTHING ON HIS CREDIT AT ALL. WE WOULD LIKE TO BUY A HOME .IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE? AND HOW?
It is unlikely you could be approved for mortgage financing with that credit score at this time.

Beware of any mortgage professionals promising you an approval with such a low score ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 30, 2013 Home Buying in 19124
Rich Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Rich Friedman answered:
NEED 3BR 1.5 BATH HOUSE IN SAFE PHILLY SUBURB $220 TO 260,000
Hi there with that price range there are lots of possiblies if you want give me a call and we can talk it over in greater detail .

Rich Friedman Realtor Keller Williams Real Estate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
David Siegel, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
David Siegel answered:
I am on SSDI and looking to buy a home, my credit score is about 550 are there any special home buying programs for me?
you have to be realistic. 550 is a very poor credit score. you are a bad credit risk at 550. I doubt even the most progressive program would be able to approve you. I hope someone can p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
John Gallagh…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
John Gallagher answered:
I am having difficulties finding a 3-4 bedroom house in South /West Philadelphia,
Give me a call on my cell so that I can assist you.

Thanks.

John Gallagher
Keller Williams Main Line Realty
720 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Cell: 610- 639-3168
Of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 23, 2012 Home Buying in South Philadelphia West
Linda Lorenzo…, Real Estate Pro in 75002
Linda Lorenzo - (214) 578-3131 answered:
Should i have hope?
Your best et would be to find someone willing to do owner financing but with your low score that is doubtful perhaps. Have you considered going to a credit repair company? The good on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 1, 2013 Home Buying in 19131
Justin Kline, Real Estate Pro in 18055
Justin Kline answered:
i need a rent to own investor in ohio
I would contact a REALTOR who works in Ohio and go from there.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 23, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Ryan Cassidy, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Ryan Cassidy answered:
house contractor phone number
I would speak to a few agents in the area and get some recommendations. Here's the list of agents near you:

http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Philadelphia-pros--29483
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 11, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
John Gallagh…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
John Gallagher answered:
Curious if the house at 1246 S. Newkirk Street has been rented out?
It is available. Contact me if you like to see it.

John Gallagher
Keller Williams Main Line Realty
720 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Cell: 610- 639-3168
Office: 610-52 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Home Buying in South Philadelphia West
Marge Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Marge Bennett answered:
What is the difference between an HOA and a Co-Op?
completely different type of ownership. You own your home (legally) as a single family home in an HOA- Home Owner's Association which exists to take care of and pay for common elements ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 6, 2012 Home Buying in Philadelphia
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