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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Hello Financing for home buyers with little income.
rgastald,
Lenders look at credit first, income second, the asset next. If your income is part time, chances are it isn't very much. If its part time and short time, which many part t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
Jennifer L.…, Real Estate Pro in 19146
Jennifer L. Geddes answered:
are the schools safe?
Congrats on your home search. I would be happy to discuss this property with you, if you are not already working with a Realtor.
Regarding the schools, I advise clients to utilize the ... more
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Jennifer L.…, Real Estate Pro in 19146
Jennifer L. Geddes answered:
What is the Square Footage of 822 N. Broad Street, also, is there any additional pictures of the kitchen/dining area and the bedrooms?
Angela,
Unfortunately the square footage is not listed for this property, but I would be happy to schedule a showing for you, if you are not already working with a Realtor, so you can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Rentals in Fairmount/Art Museum
Dennis  Conw…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Dennis Conwell answered:
How do I get from 930 Bambrey to 1500 Spring GArden Street?
bambrey to girard ave
head east go to broad street (about 20 blocks)make a right to spring garden 6-7 blocks
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 26, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Fairmount/Art Museum
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
Upgrade kitchen prior to renting?
This is going to shock you and my colleagues my disagree with me, but I would say that an updated kitchen can add about $100 more a month for rent. Let's run the numbers though: $5,500 ... more
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Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
I moving back to Philly after 35 yrs, and looking at condos along the parkway.
Hi EDD, much has changed in 35 years and these buildings are not necessarily what they once were. There are even other areas besides the Parkway that my clients love.

I feel this may ... more
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Nicholas Syl…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Nicholas Sylvestro answered:
Iam looking to buy a townhome on Parris ST between the 26th and the 29th ST. Any comments on the safety, noise levels and community are welcome!?
If you would like to call me we can discuss it further. I can be reached at 267-228-3910

Nick Sylvestro
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0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 Crime & Safety in Fairmount/Art Museum
Keith J. Law…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Keith J. Lawson answered:
I am looking to rent in philly ...is there any rental agents out there?
Hello Katherine,

Yes I can help you with that. Please feel free to give me a call at 267-688-1110.

Warm Regards,

Keith

Keith J. Lawson
REALTOR®
RE/MAX Affiliates N.E.
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 19, 2012 Rentals in Fairmount/Art Museum
Joe Biachima…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Joe Biachimano answered:
With 100-120K income (wage tax $366/mo or $4400/yr), is there ANY financial rationale for living in Philly, like lower property tax or SOMETHING?
Poor public school system, high crime rate, high car & homeowners insurance
Rates, 7 % sales tax, high wage tax, highest property transfer tax in country
At 2% to buy OR sell, 10% ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 25, 2011 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
Joe White, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Joe White answered:
It seems like the Museum Area is on average $100K less than other nice neighborhoods in Philly. Is this area on the rise to become a more desirable?
5 - 10 years? Karen, we're Realtors not pyschics! However, i too wish I could predict future values.

What we do know is: during the 10 years the 19130 zip code appreciated more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 30, 2011 Home Buying in Fairmount/Art Museum
PH, Real Estate Pro in Griffith, IN
PH answered:
I live in the Art Musuem area in a two-story row house with finished basement (2 bedrooms and one a half bathrooms). We are considering putting in a
Dear KLF,

If you're doing it for your own enjoyment, go for it! We shouldn't just bed down in our houses at the end of the night but genuinely enjoy their amenities while ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Fairmount-Art Museum
Michael P Co…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael P Cohen 610-642-0347 answered:
How safe is the Fairmount ARt Museum area to live in?
I lived a 23rd and brown for years and loved the area. it is very nice tree iined area, with a good neighborhood watch,
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Crime & Safety in Fairmount/Art Museum
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Temple, PA
The Somers Team answered:
Does anyone have any thoughts on gentrification in Brewerytown?
Mike, I like the way you think. I have thought about Brewerytown myself and have talked about it with a lot of the investors I work with. For now, I think Brewerytown has a long way t ... more
Deborah Madey, Real Estate Pro in Red Bank, NJ
Deborah Madey answered:
Are one bedroom condos in Philly a good investment or go with 2 bedrooms?
By investment, do you mean for rental income, or for long term hold appreciation? Generally, the second bedroom doesn't have that much greater costs, but presents much greater flexibil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2007 Home Buying in Fairmount-Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Katherine Sw…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Katherine Swann answered:
Is the area of the 1500 block of Mt. Vernon St in Philadelphia safe? Also, is it an up and coming area?
If you are a home owner, not a renter, parking is easier because you can get permit parking - which means you can park in your zone and you don't have to worry about the time limit post ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 9, 2012 General Area in Fairmount/Art Museum
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