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Michael Solo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael Solomon answered:
What are some tips when negotiating your lease renewal terms?
Is this for commercial or residential
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Rental Basics in University City
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
I am unable to confirm my rental listing because the phone I entered isn't working. Can I contact someone to fix the glitch?
That's why it pays to use a professional Realtor to help you market and rent your properties.

You should be able to edit the listing. If not, just repost it with the correct in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 14, 2011 For rent in University City
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Fred Glick answered:
price per square foot in university city?
There is no such things as a ballpark number for an entire area.

What is the context you need this for?

Email me direct fred@usspaces.com with details and I will be happy to help.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 28, 2011 Market Conditions in University City
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert answered:
Looking for a home to purchase near UPenn for my son, as a parent I need to know what are the "safe" areas? Where would you purchase for?
www.city-data.com is the best place to research communities. Realtors can't suggest neighborhoods as it's called "steering" and is illegal.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in University City
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The Somers Team answered:
Is there any consideration to expand the University City catchment zone beyond it's current boundaries?
University City has already expanded. The further you go, it gets a little rougher but prices are attractive.

It is hard to count on anything the city may or may not do. Sure there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2008 In My Neighborhood in University City, Philadelphia, PA
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The Somers Team answered:
Philadelphia, Pa. Specifically University city district both inside and outside the catchment zone. What?
That is a difficult question... with the uncertainty in the housing market, I think it will be tricky for anyone to answere that question. Now there is also the risk that mortgage rate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 28, 2011 Market Conditions in University City
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The Somers Team answered:
Does anyone know of the sale-to-list price ratio for?
It varies depending on the type of property, condo vs house, and the square footage and specific location within. You can contact us for specific inquiries from our website below.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2008 Home Buying in University City, Philadelphia, PA
The Somers T…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
The Somers Team answered:
I have to relocate to Philadelphia and wondered about the University City area. Specifically the 4900 block
Nicole,

I would recommend to visit the block at night and on the weekend. That block certainly stretches the boundries of University City. Also, your price ranget would be an i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 11, 2011 Home Buying in University City
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Are there still any assumable loans out there, if so, how do I find one in Philadelphia?
FHA and VA still have qualifying assumable loans meaning the person who wants to assume the loan, my qualify to make the payments. There are also some ARMs that act the same way. I wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 9, 2008 Home Buying in University City, Philadelphia, PA
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Fred Glick answered:
I am looking for a house/condo etc to buy near drexel university for an investment and have my sons live
I handle Center City and the University City area. It will depend exactly what your specification are, but I can suggets a few ideas. Call me at 877-282-5789 and I will gladly go over ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in University City
Ian Cockburn,…, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
Ian Cockburn, Broker answered:
I have placed a bid on a triplex for $325,000. The area is going through re gentrification. I expect the
Yes on the renogotiation...in your offer you should have had a clause that the property had to appraise for at least the offered price.

If the seller objects to the appraisal, let hi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2007 Home Buying in University City, Philadelphia, PA
Linette Carr…, Real Estate Pro in Delaware
Linette Carroll Realtor answered:
is west philly a safe area, I noticed several kind of fixer up ers there, what gives?
The best way to find out if an area is a crime free area is to check with the local police. Find the crime records and see where crimes are happening. Go to the area on a weekend and sp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 4, 2008 Crime & Safety in University City, Philadelphia, PA
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