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Miekeba Jones, Real Estate Pro in 20903
Miekeba Jones answered:
Does anyone know a landlord that will let you rent if one person on the lease has an eviction?
Hi Jill, yes I do. Unfortunately I only work DC and MD. Have a local Realtor help you find a lenient private owner. Sometimes they may ask for two months rent as a deposit. Sincerel ... more
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James Brophy, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
James Brophy answered:
Is 1229 Allengrove still on the market?
1229 Allengrove went under sale contract on 1-14-13. However, 1301 Orthodox St, also a single home, is for sale now at only 114,900 in case it might also be of interest?

Call Jim Br ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Frankford
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Are there any rent to own homes in 19120 or 19111. I'm hoping to move by the summer time
Good luck finding any. When you know more about the idea of rent to own you will understand why there are so few and why they are not a good idea.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in 19120
Hannah Angert, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Hannah Angert answered:
If you have a three story house and wanted to add on a section to the rear of the third level of the house how do I go about doing that
Neya,

You need to look at the L&I web site and see what kind of permits are required for your particular project. If you aren't changing the footprint of the house, you may be able ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Cobbs Creek
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I am on trulia just about every day. Is there a way to pay a different down payment regardless of credit?
Shamyra,
Credit is always an issue if you are financing. If you have something of value, it could be converted into money which could be used for down payment. Sell a car or a boat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 3, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Where could I buy a house under 5,000 dollars?
Not around here, I can't imagine what condition a house for $5k would be in, but I bet it would have wheels. Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
Is it possible at age 64 with a credit score of 614 to get a house? I have no down payment money available.
Carol,

Unfortunately, it's extremely unlikely at this point. With today's tight underwriting standards, you would need a good income, credit scores above 640 and a minimum downpayme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Donald Mituz…, Real Estate Pro in Katonah, NY
Donald Mituzas answered:
Looking for a private mortgage lender in Philadelphia, PA to purchase home after short sale. Any advise/info would be appreciated. Thanks much.
You can purchase a home after a short sale if you meet two qualifications. Did you pay your last mortgage up until the time of the closing? Did you relocate in order to find employment? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 11, 2013 Financing in Philadelphia
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Is this a safe area for a single woman to live alone?
Hi, You can visit www.HomeFair.com and click on the city reports section for in-depth crime stats and area demographics. Other options for street specific crimes would be www.SpotCrime ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Quality of Life in Point Breeze
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
Looking for a real estate company who have properties for rent to own. My credit needs tuning and Im a first-time homebuyer. Any references.?
Please call me at 215-725-5700 X49 so we can talk about your needs.

Philip J. Cunningham Sr
V.I.P. Realty Corporation
7942 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia,PA 19152
215-725-5700X49
p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Philadelphia
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
Who knows a decent agent for the Mayfair area? I have been working with a few agent and I am very disappointed.
Hi, I know of at least 2 who serve with me on the Board of Realtors. If you send me an email, I will put you both in touch.

Eric
axelson@kurfiss.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 30, 2013 Home Buying in Mayfair
Dmytro V. Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Dmytro V. Bova answered:
I am looking for a few ideas of where to invest in Philadelphia. Land/Lot, multiple property deal or large old building.
Hello,
I am an experienced investor and property manager in Philadelphia.
All of your ideas mentioned may be good in the own right.
Each, however, has its pros and cons and needs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Market Conditions in Philadelphia
Steve Caine, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Steve Caine answered:
How is home buying different the second time around?
Many people who are selling their current home and looking for a new property use their past realtor. That is the way that I get the majority of my business. If you had a decent exper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Mayfair
Ian Perler, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ian Perler answered:
what paperwork do i need to have ready to present while applying for a first time homebuyers fha loan? and how much?Thanks
Generally you'll need two years of tax returns, bank statements, they will have to run your credit, and you'll also have to get employee reference letters. There are many othe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Ian Perler, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ian Perler answered:
i am a 1st time home buyer and i know my credit isnt good. how will my credit effect me buying a home?
There are many options out there that might work for you depending on your credit score. I would be happy to recommend some mortgage professionals that could help you. Please call or em ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 30, 2013 Home Buying in 19124
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
Who will finance FHA with score below 640 these days.?
Good Morning K Haynes, ....

I can think of at least 3 top guns in the business that will do under 640? feel free to call me + I can give you their contact info?

All the Best John ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
I want to talk to a real estate lawyer in the CA. SF Bay Area, reasonable fees?
Regret to hear of your problem.

Who is the lender?

Thanks
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 How To... in Philadelphia
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
Does anyone know if there are any HMB's that will work with a Trust Deed Investor to send me deals and also to process deals that I bring to?
Hi,

We can certainly help you convey and settle all your real estate transactions in PA.

We are a very active sales brokerage. We also have a large property management practice w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in Philadelphia
David Siegel, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
David Siegel answered:
I have a friend that may be going into foreclosure . He ask me to see if I can take his mortgage over is that a good idea.
do you want to owe your lender or his lender the balance on the loan? risk vs. reward. rent or owner occupy. ? will you. qualify? my contact info is in my profile if you want to communi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in 19107
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