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Fri Aug 12, 2016
Maricris A answered:

It appears that the property you are interested to is in foreclosure status on Trulia. Trulia is a platform for consumers to browse housing information as well as a tool for home owners and agents to list their properties. If a listing is foreclosure or not, it is up to the listing owner to update the status of that property. The status of the listing is unclear to us because it is in the hands of the listing owner.

If you want to know more information about the foreclosure property, you may check the county record where the property is part of or you may also contact a foreclosure specialist near your area for assistance.

I hope this information is helpful.


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Thu May 28, 2015
Julia Barrett asked:
I'm having trouble finding a single home (not an apartment) for that price. they would need to allow pets as well. thanks in advance!
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
lendersnetwork answered:
Mortgage insurance is cheaper with conventional loans plus you can drop it once you have paid down the loan to value to under 80%. I have a lender that offers conventional loans with a 620 score and just 3% down..
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Mon Jul 15, 2013
Francisco Orchilles answered:
Your best bet would be to go to your local sheriff's office website and request the crime stats from there. As agents, we are not allowed to tell anyone whether or not an area is "safe". I hope this helps! ... more
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Sat Jun 8, 2013
Don Tepper answered:
I'm sure some agents from that area will weigh in on the availability of homes in that zip code.

Just a note, though: $15,000 doesn't get you too far. It might economically re-do a kitchen. Or two baths. You could spend half that on painting and carpeting alone. So be careful what properties you consider.

One other possibility: Ask about 203(k) loans. They're FHA loans that include both the purchase price and rehab costs.

Hope that helps.
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Fri Jan 4, 2013
Steven Sullivan answered:
Both are wonderful townships with a lot of great homes on the market. There is a lot of neighborhood information at

You can also search other neighborhoods if you'd like. Cheltenham has slightly higher taxes than comparable homes in Abington, but both neighborhoods have great sense of community and their own unique feel. Any specific questions feel free to call me 215-740-2655
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Conrad Kraus answered:
I do remodeling work. Let me take a look at the amount of damage the termites have done. I could give u a price to correct it.My cell number is 215 783 5913.
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Conrad Kraus answered:
This is that neighborhood. The elementary school is McKinley Elementary on Cedar Rd. in Abington Township. I hope I answered ur question. Please let me show u the property in the next couple of days. ... more
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Thu Sep 20, 2012
Anne Rubin answered:
Breyer Woods is the only condo in 19027 that will allow dogs. There are other condos in the area that will allow a dog. If you would like more information you can email or call me at 215-887-GOLD (4653) ... more
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Tue Jun 19, 2012
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Sat Mar 17, 2012
Al Yanez answered:
When you work with a Realtor at your side, you are in good hands. on top of that his assistance won't cost you a dime.
Al Yanez
Texas Realtor
Como le puedo ayudar?
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Thu Mar 1, 2012
Jim O'Rourke answered:
Keep in mind that although many parts of the standard sales agreement are wriitten to conform with customary practice, you are welcome to craft your offer to purchase in a manner that would essentially negotiate many of the costs between the buyer and seller. Of course, that doesn't mean that the seller has to accept your offer; but don't let that be an obstacle to negotiating in good faith. Your real estate agent should be reviewing all the terms of the contract with you before presenting it to the seller, so please take the time in advance to ask questions to your agent about what costs might be negotiated.

If you would like specific examples of some of the concepts often neglected when negotiating, consider registering to receive our free email newsletters published for Homebuyers in the Greater Philadelphia area. Text the word "SAVE" to 42828 on your cell phone; or simply click this link:

Once you are registered, you will automatically receive all the current information we regularly compile about home buying in and around Philadelphia; including tips, recommendations, programs and seminars that help home buyers throughout the entire process.

When you are ready to begin your search for the perfect home, and in addition to providing you information on how to use the various online resources, we will even assist you in finding a great real estate agent if you ask us. An Accredited Buyer’s Representative is probably the best real estate professional you could hire, and is specifically trained and experienced to help you as the buyer find and effectively negotiate the purchase of your new home.

You will also find many fine and knowledgeable agents on this website too. Just be sure to interview your potential representative to make sure he or she is a perfect fit; you will be spending a lot of time together as your agent endeavors to help you find and purchase the property.

Hope this was helpful. Good luck, and enjoy your home buying experience!

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Jim O'Rourke
Principal Title Agent
Liberty Bell Agency, Inc.
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Sun Dec 11, 2011
R. Eric Axelson answered:
Hi, there are 23 photos on my site below. Are there other homes you are considering? Feel free to email me in private. I specialize in the higher-end market.

Eric Axelson, Associate Broker
Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
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Fri Oct 22, 2010
Anne Rubin answered:
I am particularly interested in the part of the question that asks, "Is the neighborhood in?" There are some web sites that you can go to and find out information about the area as well as crime statistics. Speaking to the neighbors directly will help you gather more information and determine their level of friendliness. I welcome your phone call to discuss this in depth more. Good luck with the buying process ... more
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Sun Aug 29, 2010
Donna Walker answered:
As a resident of Abington the taxes are much higher in Cheltenham. The advantages of living in Abington vs Cheltenham, we have a great school system with a great curriculum, access to great shopping and great neighbors. ... more
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Thu May 6, 2010
Anne Rubin answered:
I would be happy to help you but I need to know what areas you could consider. If you are only considering condos in 19027, then Breyer Woods is the only one that allows dogs over 50 pounds, Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance. ... more
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Wed Mar 24, 2010
Jerre Hunter answered:
This subdivision was to have been a gated community but it never was and the city has been taking care of the road since the begining and now the homeoweners want to give the road back to the city and they are saying it has to be deeded back. How do we go about this. ... more
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Fri Feb 5, 2010
Gita Bantwal answered:
There are many condos that allow pets. If you tell me the price range and number of bedrooms and within what distance of your job you are looking, I will email you listings.
You can visit my web site and look up listings and let me know which ones you are interested in, and I will check them out and let you know. ... more
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Fri Jan 1, 2010
Mack McCoy answered:
Condo owners generally like having services provided for them, such as landscaping, maintenance, etc. Personally, I like living in buildings with elevators, high up off the street level.

The biggest complaints that condo owners have are the same that homeowners have - they are critical of their neighbors and do not like renters nearby.

While homeowners generally like to complain about their taxes, condo owners also like to complain about their homeowners' dues, their Board of Directors, and their property management company!
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