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Carrie Harris, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Carrie Harris answered:
Hi community. My wife and I are first time home buyers. We were pre approved but need a down payment can we still look at homes. With out the letter
The thing to know is that some agents will allow for you to be able to look at a home or two but generally... until you have your actual pre-approval letter there is no way to know what ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 27, 2015 Home Buying in 19119
shauntae, Home Buyer in 19026
shauntae answered:
How does section 8 home ownership works in Philadelphia, PA and surrounding counties. I would like the steps by step to the home ownership process.
I know what it takes to apply and qualify, the process of home ownership is needed, is there certain real estate companies that are familiar with this process, does the home has to meet ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 28, 2014 Home Buying in 19119
Bill Rich, Real Estate Pro in Mount Laurel, NJ
Bill Rich answered:
I am interested in the 203k mortgage/rehab program, can I use someone who is knowledgable about the program but is not in my state?
Hi Tasha
I am not sure if your 203K needs have been met yet but of they have not please feel free to give me a call. I live in Philadelphia and work in NJ so I know the area quite well ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in 19119
Amy Greenste…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Amy Greenstein answered:
I am a first time homebuyer looking for a 3 bedroom house that my children can grown into. Where should I buy to get the most house for my buck?
It depends on a lot of factors, how far do you want to be from work, what kind of schools are you looking for your children to go to, what amenities you need in a home, do you want to b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Home Buying in 19119
eugene jones, Home Buyer in Lancaster, PA
eugene jones answered:
where are the location for workshop for grants?
where are the workshop for home buying grants
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2014 Home Buying in 19119
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Feasterville, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr answered:
Buyer cancelled offer to purchase due to lender stalling. Can buyer continue with mortgage process with the lender without a signed offer?
This is the type of question that need to be answered in person for a number of reasons. First the Sale contract needs to be reviewed next the State laws in which the transaction is ta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 21, 2013 Home Buying in 19119
Marge Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Marge Bennett answered:
I am putting together an offer for a house without an agent in Philadelphia. Any advice?
listen to the experts. You have gotten good advise. Pay attention to it.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 9, 2013 Home Buying in 19119
R. Eric Axel…, Real Estate Pro in Sewell, NJ
R. Eric Axelson answered:
Do I need to have my full down payment saved in order to get pre approved for a mortgage?
Nope. You do not have to show your down payment to get prequalified. Email or call me. I will put you in touch with a GREAT and trustworthy mortgage banker. Also, you and I can schedule ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in 19119
Christy Roda…, Renter in Mesquite, TX
Christy Rodarte answered:
HUD denied my 3 rd extention to close. I got clear to close the same day. What are my chances of winning the apeal of the denial with HUD?
I received the denial on the last day my of my previos extention. This would have been my 3 rd one I was applying for. They said all letter from the lendor said the same. The letters sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 29, 2012 Home Buying in 19119
Fran and Mark…, Real Estate Pro in Yardley, PA
Fran and Mark Redding answered:
Can seller legally terminate contract if he can't come up with down payment he promised to put down on contract for sale of Real estate?
Yes the buyer can terminate, you can't force someone to buy your property.
The real question is can you keep the deposit you have and can you sue for any more. The answer to that is it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 8, 2012 Home Buying in 19119
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Feasterville, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr answered:
Breaking a lease to buy a property in Philadelphia?
The only way to know what needs to be done is have your lease reviewed bry your Realtor mor his Broker. If you have not signed a newlerase in the last year you may have converted to a m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 10, 2012 Home Buying in 19119
Michael N., Real Estate Pro in Bucks, AL
Michael N. answered:
The city of philadelphia has placed a moretorium on all foreclosures for 3 months. Will investment property dry up during this time?
I don’t think investment properties will dry up during this time.

You can buy an investment property that is not in “foreclosure” (pre-foreclosure, sheriff sale, R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 28, 2011 Home Buying in 19119
D, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, MO
D answered:
Can anyone recommend a buyer's agent familiar with the 19119 area? They must be willing to show houses on
I am currently in the process of closing on a property in the 19119 zip code. We found our current agent, Stephanie Parker, when she came to show us a property listed with her agency K ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 13, 2011 Home Buying in 19119
Christine Wo…, Real Estate Pro in Collegeville, PA
Christine Worstall answered:
Looking for a lease, or a lease purchase in upper west mount airy, laverock, erdenhiem, chestnuthill, etc. Just started a business the beginning of
Hi,

I specialize in the areas you are searching for a property and I work with many professionals who can eliminate the hassle of obtaining a mortgage- They will find the best rate a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 17, 2010 Home Buying in 19119
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Southampton, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
how do you see foreclosure listings? get addresses of foreclosures?
Hello CD,

www.homepath.com is a website that has fannoe mae foreclosures on it and offers special financing to anyone purchasing those homes. It's one place to research distress ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 14, 2010 Home Buying in 19119
Amanda Saund…, Real Estate Pro in Chestnut Hill, PA
Amanda Saunders answered:
When looking at listings, what is the easiest way to identify single free standing homes as opposed to twins?
Tell your agent to only send you single family homes.

Amanda

www.saundersrealestatenow.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 10, 2010 Home Buying in 19119
Mtg 101,  in Garden City, NY
Mtg 101 answered:
Construction as per specs in a contract
Hi,

You might want to contact a real estate attorney you could call Amy Berkowitz at 516-791-1177 and if you have questions in regard to a mortgage i am a loan officer with United N ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 28, 2010 Home Buying in 19119
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