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Maureen Barr…, Real Estate Pro in Collegeville, PA
Maureen Barron answered:
Looking for a home with land in the area for around $150,000
There are seven homes within 10 miles of zip code 19465 with one acre plus. Please email mkbarron23@comcast.net or call 484-955-5981 so I may attain your contact information and send th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 28, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Michelle Mun…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Michelle Munson answered:
Ok, I apply for a Pre approval WF loan guy gets back to says: I have 737 and report looks ok! 2 days later he ask me if reporting agency sent one???
Hi Rich:
I can only guess that the lender didn't pull a full credit report on you and was expecting you to get that yourself to provide to him. I understand your confusion. If this i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Jennifer Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jennifer Davidheiser answered:
How fast could a double be rented in Pottstown? This might be an alternative for us instead of selling. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms .
Hello Mike. Rentals are in demand in the Pottstown area. The timeliness of renting the home depends on your requested rent amount. You have already said it is a nice home. Try to cover ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Jennifer Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jennifer Davidheiser answered:
How reliable is an approval from Quicken Loans? I hear conflicting answers...
Good morning. As you will see in the following link, Quicken Loans has an A+ rating with the BBB: http://www.bbb.org/eastern-michigan/business-reviews/consumer-finance-and-loan-companie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Pottstown
Michael Torr…, Real Estate Pro in Harleysville, PA
Michael Torres answered:
Are there any available properties in Montgomery (Royersford, Limerick, Pottstown ish) that qualify for USDA?
You can view them all at a special page on my website. Visit http://michaelsrealestateblog.com/zero-down-homes-for-sale/. I specialize in finding USDA homes. Unfortunately, nothing in t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Linda Neiman, Real Estate Pro in Collegeville, PA
Linda Neiman answered:
Is it possible to get a mortgage with a credit score of 600?
Absolutely! Feel free to contact me at 610-310-5904 and we can discuss your options. Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 25, 2014 Home Buying in 19464
Kelly Myers, Real Estate Pro in Phoenixville, PA
Kelly Myers answered:
Is it possible to get a mortgage with a credit score of 600?
Honestly, that will be difficult. If you can get your score up to say 650/675 it would be a lot easier.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 2, 2012 Home Buying in 19464
Jennifer Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Pottstown, PA
Jennifer Davidheiser answered:
when is the best time to sell?
That is a matter of opinion. I am going to say if you do not get an offer by the begining of November, you may want to consider taking your home off the market until spring and refresh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 9, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I have had my house on the market for just about 6 months and only had 3 people interested, when would be good to chose a new realtor or sell?
Perhaps now, the top 2 reasons homes do not sell are overpricing or lack of attention by your listing agent. You shuld have a new BPO done right away to see if you are priced properly a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 7, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Was the foundation fixed as of last year when we went through this? 484-995-8041
Unfortanately the only one that will know is the owner or the listing agent, go back to the ad and click on the profile of the lsiting agent and email or call them direct, they may not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in Pottstown
Bev Kalb, Real Estate Pro in 19503
Bev Kalb answered:
Me and my wife are planning on moving to the area next March,
Hello, I would start making contact with agents now and make a decision who you want to work with to help you find your next home prior to September. Whoever you choose can set up a se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Home Buying in Pottstown
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
My appraisal came back 15K under selling price
What is your agent advising...you can try to negotiate with the sellers for the lower price, you can consider asking the seller to meet in the middle, you can consider to walk...your a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 Home Buying in 19464
Gina Stango, Real Estate Pro in Exton, PA
Gina Stango answered:
Would this be too low-ball of an offer?
Hi Jessica,
This would definitely be a great starting point. Since your offer is within a 5% range of the asking price - you are definitely within reason to present your offer.

If y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 31, 2011 Home Buying in 19464
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
Looking for a good not expensive Home Inspector
Somss02;
I would like to suggest that you contact a local Real Estate Agent for 3 recommendations as to who they use to perform insepctions.
That should put you on the right track.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 27, 2011 Home Buying in Pottstown
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
What are the chances of the sellers accepting a lower offer from a young couple looking to start their family opposed to more money?
Any number of factors can make a deal more appealing for the seller. Cash offer, no contingencies, large deposit, or even a earlier closing date can make a difference that will swing th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Buying in Pottstown
Tom Brintzen…, Real Estate Pro in Berks County, PA
Tom Brintzenhofe answered:
I am looking for an inspector with a solid construction background to check out a house with potential structural issues near Owen J. Roberts High
Caroyln Cott, I have a trusted inspector that I use for almost all of my inspections. He has proven to be most reliable. Email me at BerksRealtor@yahoo.com and I will privatly send you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 5, 2010 Home Buying in Pottstown
Peggy Evans, Real Estate Pro in 19382
Peggy Evans answered:
What would you bid on a home going for 315,000?
There are a lot of factors that go in to pricing a home. Market factors, home factors and other items that need to be reviewed. A top agent will gather all of the information regardin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 4, 2011 Home Buying in Pottstown
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 19421
Christopher Carroll answered:
Do you get more for your money to buy a 1 or 2 acre lot and build or buy new home in development??
It all depends on the total cost of the new construction versus the cost of land plus design plus bldg permit plus septic and well (if no public water and sewer). Building costs vary be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 20, 2008 Home Buying in 19465
Tameka Golds…, Real Estate Pro in Downingtown, PA
Tameka Goldsborough answered:
A house I like has currently been listed for 68 days at $364,900. How low is an acceptable offer?
Hi Meghan,

Enlist the services of a buyer's agent to run the comps for you for the specific property (it's too diffcult to determine what the fair market value is of this property wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 3, 2008 Home Buying in Pottstown, PA
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