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Lalaena Gonz…, Real Estate Pro in 80516
Lalaena Gonzalez-Figueroa answered:
Is it easy to own a car in Philly?
It's outrageously expensive in Philly proper. Can you get away with taxis and public transport?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 4, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Kensington
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
Is Kensington really that bad?
Hi, Amanda.

The question is, what exactly do you mean by "that bad."

First, if you are referring to crime statistics, licensed real estate agents are not allowed to say whether or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Crime & Safety in Kensington
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
why can't i tell you that a property is a scam?
Not sure what you mean...... whats the address Dan?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 For Rent in Kensington
Alexander Sh…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Alexander Shulzhenko answered:
I am currently looking in the kensington area for an investment property.
Hello Paris,

Please call me to discuss your plans as i deal with investors all the time.
267 738 0886

You will need at lest 20% down payment if you want to purchase an investment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Kensington
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
i lived there and i dont want to move there again thank yu. i already know
You didn't put that in the form of a question:
Alex Trebeck will penalize you.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 28, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Kensington
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
I will rather have off street parking and I must be able to have my dog, (small breed).
I'm a little confused are you looking to rent in Kensington if so you can always look into renting a garage if you want call me at 267-934-1971 or in my office at 215 725 5700 so I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 17, 2012 Rentals in Kensington
Michael Gard…, Real Estate Pro in Center City West, Ph...
Michael Garden answered:
Looking to buy ..priced out of Fishtown/NoLIbs. I am torn between East Ken and Port Richmond - could someone talk pro/cons & future
Based on your description of yourself, I suggest Newbold. More access to more amenities or a better investment because it is a smaller neighborhood that is moving up faster.. High walk ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 14, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Kensington
Carol Murray…, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Carol Murray Cei answered:
How can I purchase a home owned by Freddie Mac?
Hi, Belle,

Have you been contacted by anyone? If you know that the home has been purchased back by Freddie Mac you should contact them as they may have a special "new homeown ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Maura Mcdonn…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Maura Mcdonnell answered:
How prevelent across the state of PA is it for buyers to ask / demand the full 6% of seller assist?
6% is not allowed for Conforming loans. 6% is allowed for FHA. Many 1st time home buyers do not have the required funds for down payemtn and closing costs -- thus asking for the assis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
In Pa, if the buyer decides to walk away from purchasing a home, is the seller obligated to reimburse the buyer for home inspection costs?
Trust your attorney's advice! If I were your agent, I would reply "I don't care what you are comfortable with, Mr. Buyer, but the seller is under no obligation to reimbur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Alexander Sh…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Alexander Shulzhenko answered:
when was this house bilt?
Hello Madeline,

You need to provide a link or some sort of a reference to the House: Address, MLS#.
There is no information to go by in this post.

Alexander Shulzhenko
Realtor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 2, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Kensington
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
i'm looking to buy a home for less than $6000. I don't care where it is. is this possible?
If you're facing homelessness, then perhaps buying a home shouldn't be your top priority. Your top priority should be to find a stable housing situation. And that more likely ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 7, 2010 Foreclosure in Kensington
Barbara Smith, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Barbara Smith answered:
How do I tell how many apartments a building has?
If it is currently listed for sale or has ever been listed for sale in the MLS, we can find it that way, it will be in the listing info along with the # of floors and sometimes the rent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 11, 2009 Rental Basics in Kensington
Sandy Bates, Real Estate Pro in Bentonville, AR
Sandy Bates answered:
i am ready to buy the house.may i have some advice working with broker or realtor,which is best way?
Your main concern is to work with a licensed real estate agent--whether broker or agent--that is knowledgeable in the market your are interested in. My advise would be to select a comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 1, 2009 Home Buying in Kensington
Scott A. Nel…, Real Estate Pro in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Certtificate of Occupancy-What is it?
A certificate of occupancy is typically a certification by the local inspectional services department that the property was inspected and conforms to the local requirements for occupanc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2009 Home Buying in Kensington
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