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Kristoffer L…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Kristoffer Lehman answered:
I would like some info about Roxborough area. husband and I are looking for a family friendly area!! I am open to all areas.
Hi Erin,

Feel free to reach out to me via cell phone or email below. I grew up in the area and know it very well. I'm accessible 9am-9pm every day. Happy to help!

Warmest Regar ... more
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Paul J Carson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Paul J Carson answered:
I currently have 5 mortgages. (1 primary home and 4 investment properties). I need to find a lender that will lend up to 10. Do u guys know of any?

Yes, we should be able to help you out. You can call or email me so we can talk more about it. 215-874-0125 or or

Sincere ... more
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Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
Has any one any place had a client Use flea marketting income as other income to obtain financing along with a regular job?
Hello Rich Brunner,

I did call you back but now you are back asking questions that your lender cant or wont answer. You should call me back.

In order for part time income to be us ... more
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Don Sherman, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Don Sherman answered:
New Home Buyer: Mortgage Rates for owning/renting
Good evening,Audrey
You can purchase a 2 unit building with a regular FHA mortgage since you will be occupy one unit.Depending on income, you may be able to use a program to get you a ... more
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George Raymo…, Real Estate Pro in Chino Hills, CA
George Raymondo answered:
Good Faith Estimate Way Off From HUD For Closing??
The new disclosure laws are pretty clear. I as a lender, must disclose my fees upfront and they cannot change, excluding the cost to buydown your interest rate. Other fees MUST be discl ... more
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Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Is it beneficial to resign a 30 yr mortgage after living in the house 4 years? Will losing years benefit us in the future?
It is like restarting a race but it depends if you need the payment relief.

You can get a 25 (or even a 26) year mortgage at the same rate as the 30 but the monthly savings may not b ... more
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Jerry Kensin…, Real Estate Pro in Harrisburg, PA
Jerry Kensinger answered:
If my current mortgage is more than what my house is currently worth can I not look into a 15 year fixed rate?
Hello. Thank you for posting your question.

For any conventional mortgage, you can typically only refinance up to 95% of the appraised value. There are however program that will al ... more
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Wbg, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Wbg answered:
Are low interest rates really helping the recovery of housing market in Philly?
Yes...of course low interest rates help
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Peter McNich…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Peter McNicholas answered:
203k Loan Question (New home buyers with limited credit, also wondering about foreclosures)
203K can be used for foreclosures since the property is being sold AS-IS and the work needed to the property is being financed by the mortgage company under the 203K loan. It is not a ... more
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Frank Dolski…, Real Estate Pro in 18901
Frank Dolski Associate Broker answered:
my score is 620. FTHB. I have $15000 saved. looking at $185000 house. lot of inquiries on my credit. Can i be qualified for a home loan.?
The best recommendation that I can make is to speak with a mortgage loan officer. They will give you the best advice and hopefully you will qualify.

Good luck!
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Matt Carter, Real Estate Pro in Minden, NV
Matt Carter answered:
We refinanced and were not aware that they have myself on title, deed mortgage , but not on note. Does that affect my ownership to house ?
Ownership is determined by who is on title, typically. I am not attorney so please do not construe this as legal advice.
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Michael Solo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael Solomon answered:
What are PMI points?
Pmi and points are different call me and i can explain each

Michael Solomon
Realty Mark
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Wbg, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Wbg answered:
how do you finance a coop?
Very hard in phila...may have to put 40% down if you can find one that will do it...try a mortgage broker who will have access to different sources
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Kimberly Col…, Real Estate Pro in 19426
Kimberly Collins answered:
heather, Home Buyer, Coatesville, PA Is usda availalbe in the borough of south coatesville?
It all depends on the address of the home. If you have a house in mind please forward me the address and I will let you know if it qualifies for USDA financing.

Best regar ... more
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Michael Torr…, Real Estate Pro in Harleysville, PA
Michael Torres answered:
I would like to buy a condo or a townhouse in plymouth meeting. What programs will assist me on purchasing a home in plymouth meeting.?
The best program available in that location would be FHA or Conventional financing through the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. This will permit you to as little as 3% of the sale ... more
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Judy Mehaffey, Real Estate Pro in Lebanon County, PA
Judy Mehaffey answered:
Can I obtain a Mortgage for a Sheriff Sale?
A couple things to think about.
If you are very serious about this property make sure you have someone with you to go thru the home
that is qualified to see you if that property has i ... more
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Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
I need HELP with financing! I have collateral but not the greatest credit and my debt/income does not look great on paper. However, if I could speak..
yes, most likely, you do need help.

and yes, you do need to speak.......with a local mortgage rep.

Find one (try your bank or ask a local agent for a recommendation)...........onc ... more
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Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
How to get mortgage if I have good credit score,but owned to much from the credit carts?
Good Evening Ana,

We can help you with some suggestions but this is a sensitive question so... feel free to reach us for a confidential talk?

Thanks You, John + Sheri Curci 215-7 ... more
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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
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