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Home Buying in Clairton : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
You need to speak with your lending institution regarding this as there are many factors we would need answers to in order to answer.
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Wed Nov 6, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Tue Jul 16, 2013
Virginia Stump answered:
I agree with the others. With mortgage money being so cheap today, it can be a wise choice to borrow for your house and keep your cash in the bank for retirement or a rainy day. With a mortgage, you will probably be able to deduct the interest on your taxes. A mortgage can possibly offer a little protection, too, if someone would happen to sue you for something. ... more
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Sun Apr 22, 2012
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I live by your area I can help you find places nearby. I am a licensed real estate agent.
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Sun Apr 22, 2012
Virginia Stump answered:
You should find an agent who specializes in foreclosures and short sales. The agent can quickly and easily compile a list for you with out you needing to go to several different websites. If you have cash, you can also bid at foreclosure auctions, but this requires experience so that you don't get burnt. ... more
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Sat May 21, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
You will need to contact a hud approved broker to get inside so you my as well hire one that is expereinced in reo and hud homes so thay can assist you even though you are paying cash. you can usually hire a buyer brioker at no cost to you, they get paid their commission from the fee advertsised in MLS by the listing agent and paid at closing. This way they can get the information for you and you will have someone assisting you through each step of the buying process. good luck with your purchase ... more
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