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Niall McCall, Real Estate Pro in King Of Prussia, PA
Niall McCall answered:
Home ownership and taxes, what should one know before buying?
First and foremost, speak with a local lender to find out what you can and cannot do.

Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate (US), LLC
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in Center City East
Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
How can you tell if a condo is going through a special assessment?
Hello Cutenall,
Have your agent contact the management company of the complex to determine if there are any special assessments that are currently in place or are planned in the near ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 10, 2012 Home Buying in Center City East
jennamcbride, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
jennamcbride answered:
What are relatively safe areas near center city, philadelphia, PA for a 25 yo single female? Price point is 1000-1500/month.
You could find a place for that much in basically all of center city: Washington Square West, Old City, Bella Vista, Queen Village, Rittenhouse, Fitler Square. Parts of Graduate Hospita ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 27, 2012 General Area in Center City East
Qing Hui Wang, Real Estate Pro in Philadlphia, PA
Qing Hui Wang answered:
We need a month to month 2 bed apt. rental in center city and would like to limit our rent to 2200. Any ideas where we could find a good selection?

i would be happy to assist you find the apt in your price range via TREND and other venues. Most of the landlord will do income, eviction, credit and criminal background sea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 17, 2011 Rentals in Center City East
Ellen Schupa…, Real Estate Pro in Rockledge, PA
Ellen Schupack answered:
What is the future of Old City?
No-one has a crystal ball but to me Old City has already proven itself as investment worthy. It is a newer neighborhood and may therefore appreciate more than some others.

Ellen Sch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 5, 2011 Home Buying in Center City East
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Is it true that a house will appreciate better than a condo?

The future is uncertain, and often out of our control.

A home is the stage setting for your life, and given that the chances are that the house will appreciate or depreciat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 5, 2011 Home Buying in Center City East
Terrence Cha…, Home Owner in Allentown, PA
Terrence Charest answered:
i have a friend who has his home listed thru an agent,that has been on the market for some time. I have a home nearby,that is not on the market yet
You can go through an attorney, but the problem is that your friend is currently under a contract with an agent who will be needing compensation unless your friend can be released free ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 18, 2010 Home Buying in Center City East
Demetri Stak…, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Demetri Stakias answered:
Ritz Carlton Residences - Philadelphia (to be occupied Nov 2008)--thoughts on projected sales and investment
it is a tough call. i checked out the place myself and can see the promise as a place for businessmen to rest. which unit letter did you buy and on which floor? you are putting down ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2008 Market Conditions in Center City East, Philadelphia, PA
Ryan Myers, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Ryan Myers answered:
What about vaules and projections for the Residences in Philadelphia (occupancy to begin in November 2008)?
Hello Chris,
Honestly if you have the means to buy in this market dont wait, the Philly region is seeing at least 4% increases in home values each year. We are in a great market to buy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 23, 2010 Home Buying in Center City East
Larry Story, Real Estate Pro in Greensboro, NC
Larry Story answered:
Who is the best voted realtor in Philadelphia?
I am not in the Philadelphia area but, let me ask do you want a buyers agent or sellers agent? Are you looking for a special property? I would maybe concentrate on the agency's a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Home Buying in Center City East
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
Can I make an offer directly with the seller's agent, leaving my (buyer's) agent out?
If you saw the house with your buyer's agent it would be unethical (not illegal) to do an end-run around him. There's no reason, however, that you couldn't tell your buyer's agent that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 25, 2011 Home Buying in Center City East
Chris & Step…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Chris & Stephanie Somers answered:
How do you calculate interest earned on security deposit?
It depends on the amount held, the rate of interest, and the time it is held which is prorated over a year's time.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 16, 2011 Financing in Center City East
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