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In My Neighborhood in Bushkill : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Sep 16, 2017
Bryanmeneses1 answered:
Do not buy here Jessica is the worst person to deal with . Very disrespectful and rude. All she does is fine people and doesn't explain why . She will tell you I'll explain after you pay it and hang up in your face. They fine you for everything even if you try to rent your house on air bnb. Beware of this community. Crime and burglary rate is at a high . ... more
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
dolores_hamilton answered:
in Saw Creek Estates, we've had a number of burglaries, but it was determined to be teenagers who were breaking into homes that were empty (owners were vacationing, home is vacation or rental). One of the teenagers was turned over to State Police by their parents. I have not heard of any robberies or burglaries by "professional" theives. ... more
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
dolores_hamilton answered:
very nice....I moved from NJ and what a difference! people here say please and thank you, and also have road courtesy.
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Sat Jan 9, 2010
Cheryl McDonald answered:
The first thing that need to do is speak with a mortgage broker. There are several factors involved in qualifying which include your income to debt ratios, your credit score, etc. A mortgage broker will be the best person to talk to about different types if mortgage programs available to you. If you are a first time home buyer (or have not owned a home in 3 or more years) you may qualify for FHA or Rural Housing and if you have owned a home in the past 3 years conventional may be the way to go.

I am currently working with a buyer who recently retired and is on SSI he qualifies for an FHA loan program, which only requires 3.5% down and his children are gifting him the entire 3.5% down, so it certainly is possible.

If you would like a list of local lender you could speak with I would be happy to give you several names and numbers. It costs nothing to get pre-qualified and generally only takes a few minutes of your time.

Cheryl J. McDonald
Fitzgerald GMAC Real Estate
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
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