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Home Buying in Broomall : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Dec 25, 2014
Gary Swank answered:
Possibly by contacting a few contractors you could pose that question to them. A lot of owners' "sweat" equity goes into those rehabs.
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Mon Mar 31, 2014
Carol Stillwell-Receveur answered:
I believe it is the total tax for that property for the year. It should be
County Tax + Township Tax + School Tax = Total Property Tax $$.

Hope this was helpful!

Carol Stillwell-Receveur
RE/MAX Advisors
410 Lancaster Avenue
Devon, PA 19333
Office: 610-293-1616
Direct: 610-674-0757
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Sun Jan 19, 2014
Alexis Jeffries answered:
Hi Lyoung,

For 1st Time Buyers, Delaware County has the Media Fellowship House that has a program which may provide some financial assistance. Their phone number is 610-565-0434. You may have to participate in a housing class and there's an Income Requirement.
Chester County has a program too.
Please contact me in the near future with more of your HomeBuying questions.

Alexis Jeffries
Liberty Bell Real Estate
Agents, LLC
Office Phone: 215-885-3332
Direct Number: 215-237-4147
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Nancy Nowrey Gerstenkorn answered:
Yes Lyoung , the least you can put down is %5 on a conventional loan. As a real rough estimate, Your closing cost would be about 6-7% of your mortgage amount. I can have tut talk to my Mortgage guy, contact me if so.
Nancy Nowrey Gerstenkorn, ABR, ASR
C-21 Absolute Realty
Full Time Realtor Since1993
2011/2013 Philadelphia magazine Five Star Award Winner
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Fri Apr 19, 2013
Abigail Manero answered:
Temporarily off the Market

If you have interest; it wouldn't hurt to make an appointment.

Call or email me...I'd be happy to discuss in further details personally.


Abby Manero
Century 21
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Georgevettickal answered:
i want know how many month we can keep the contract, before we bought the house, we need arrage some money also before we buy the house not olny loan, if we find one house if no make any contract, another person buy that, if the house good shape, the bad house only stay longer
that is the reason i asked for how many month we can keep the contract
i make contract arrage the mony in within twqo three months can possibe this?

the rate for house is it 250k or more, that means 3bed 2full bath houses
and i have another doubt, the mortgage insurance , in my notice it is more than 200 dollar per month, how we can reduce it, i mean insted of we pay for five years, it can possible to divided for all 30 years, then it will be reduce a lot ......i don't know ...if you konw give me an answer
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Tue Aug 28, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Understand that the LISTING PRICE has one primary objective, to attract attention: It is not intended to be set in stone, and in many cases it is not even a good guideline toward the SELLING PRICE.
Some Sellers believe that by setting the LISTING PRICE high, they can always come down, and people will make an offer anyway: WRONG! Buyers will just bypass the property and look at houses that are within their price range. And six months from now, the Seller will slowly start lowering the PRICE, (this is called “chasing the curve”) and Buyers will be asking the question; “What’s wrong with that house?” and “Why has it been on the Market so long?”
Other Sellers set the LISTING PRICE low, to attract multiple offers. (The correct strategy.) We are asked; “Aren’t you obligated to sell at this price if someone offers it?” The answer is probably not; for that to happen, you would first have to have only one offer, and secondly, the offer would have be exactly the same, down to the smallest detail, (please discuss this with your Realtor).
Another thought; Buyer will search for potential properties by groups; for example, $400,000 to $450,000, and $250,000 to $300,000. If your house is priced at $460,000 or $310,000, the Buyers will never see it. (something else to discuss with your Agent.)
Different Banks have different philosophies about pricing their properties: You cannot draw any conclusions without a good analysis.
Have your Realtor do a CMA, (Comparative Market Analysis) to help you determine your Offering Price. It is the surest way to determine the Market Value of the property.
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Tue Aug 28, 2012
Nancy Nowrey Gerstenkorn answered:
Yes there Are! I currently Live & grew up in Lawrence Park. I listed a house in Lawrence Park & it sold in 9 days & settled 16! A record for sure!!
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Thu Apr 29, 2010
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
and, where is it in relation to the community? Between two gas stations? In quiet neighborhood with blue ribbon schools? Sometimes tax assessing differs as to rehab versus all new. Save and use a portion of the building and it is rehab. Knock it all down and it is new construction with higher assessment. Call Don Tepper below. ... more
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Thu Dec 25, 2008
__________________ answered:
Which home in Broomall are you in contract for? If you give me the address, I'd be happy to find out the status. The home is not yours until the day you settle. Therefore the seller may keep the sign on the lawn and the lockbox up until settlement. ... more
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