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Home Buying in Bustleton : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Oct 31, 2014
Gwen Richardson answered:
I know mortgage brokers that will do an fha mortgage at 570, but to get the best interest rate you would need to get your credit score up. I can also recommend a company that can help you with that ... more
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Thu Sep 26, 2013
Renee Porsia answered:
Hello, I just saw your question so I guess I am late to the party but I wanted to jump in anyway.. I am not sure I totally understand your question but something that jumped out at me was "no money saved".. I would say your next step would be to save as much money as you can since you have a steady income.

If you have no money saved, you won't be in the best negotiating situation when it comes to putting an offer in on a home if you get approved. You would have to ask for seller assist and that puts you behind the 8 ball so-to-speak. When you put an offer in on a home you want to be as strong as you can be and be in the best position to negotiate hard (well your buyer representative). I would say that you should first find yourself a Realtor® or licensed sales person (there is a difference) who you feel that you will mesh well with and then build a relationship with this person. Schedule an appointment and put a plan together with your new representative.

I do this with my clients. By the time you have money saved, you will be in a great position to get your dream home and won't need to ask for any assist from the seller.

I'd be happy to go over this with you more if you would like and help you put a plan together. Feel free to email me at or call me direct at 215.669.0589.


Renée Porsia
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215.358.1100 Ask for Renée
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Tue Sep 17, 2013
Brian Nguyen answered:
I would say that 608 is an acceptable credit score if you find the right lender. For example, I have been able to give out loans with credit scores as low as 580. In this case you would be able to qualify for a loan. Keep in mind though that other factors are taken into consideration as well. These factors include income, expense, debt, assets, liabilities, employment, and down payment. I would recommend speaking with a lender like myself who can help you out. Well I hope this helps! If you have any further questions or if you need a loan, feel free to contact me. Also, if you found this helpful please leave me a recommendation if you can! Good Luck! Brian Nguyen Sr. Mortgage Banker NMLS # 659743 Phone: 949.667.2887 ... more
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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Kam answered:
9903 president street, phila pa this still on sale..foreclosure?
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Sheri Curci answered:
Good Evening Yuee,

Feel free to search for similar homes on the referenced site below...

Just fill in your search criteria under Bank owned and start searching....

All the Best John Curci RE/MAX 215-757-2889 ... more
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Wed May 30, 2012
Jim52 answered:
No thanks. Was only interested in that one. Please let me know if its status changes.
Thank you.
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Sun Aug 28, 2011
Bruce Lang answered:
if you have 40% down, then you have options...if you don't have that musch, you will need to try to build credit or find a seller thats offering seller financing...or get a co-borrower (in this case the borrower) ... more
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Wed May 4, 2011
Jen Buschel answered:
I would love to give you an answer. What house are you interested in? What neighborhood would you like to get information on ? Is there a particular zip code we can search for you/
Do a search on my website
thank you
Jen Buschel
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Mon Jul 5, 2010
Sheri Curci answered:
Is this a Trick question?

Whats the address? Hmmmm
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Thu Feb 12, 2009
J R answered:
Feelings aren't always fact, as they say. How do you think you were tricked. What false information were you given? Who is "they" ("had many more damages than they had stated")? Why did you buy the house after you got such a bad inspection report, or DID you buy the house?

I can answer one question, though. No. You can't get back the inspection fee.
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