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Fri Nov 22, 2013
Pinks answered:
Hi Maljeep,
Happened to come across this link, when I was looking for reviews on Walnut Ridge and Walnut Grove communities by County Builders.

We are looking into new Townhome constructions at Emerald Walk by the same County Builders in Feasterville PA.
Needed some feedback on them so that we get some kind of idea on these new Houses.
If you bought a house in Walnut Grove , how was your overall experience with them. Also shed some light on the concern raised in this thread regarding their "delay in delivery"of finished house.

Thanks in Advance!!!
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Fri May 28, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
Here's a link to the member agencies in the Bucks County United Way:

There are a lot of very good groups on there. Many of them are looking for volunteers and people doing community service.

Also, here's a link to the Salvation Army of Bucks County: That's another very good organization.

Hope that helps.
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Sat May 15, 2010
Gita Bantwal answered:
You should talk to a lender and see what kind of financing you can get. You should also see what is involved in building a prefab home.There are costs associated with it. Where are you going to stay when you build ? Check with the township about costs of permits etc. Is it easier to fix the house if you can get a home equity loan ? ... more
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Sun Apr 25, 2010

It is difficult to tell without actually looking at your credit history. FHA does not want to see any mortgage lates in the last 12 months. You need to speak with an experienced mortgage broker who can put a game plan to gether for you.
If you can't afford the house you are living in you need to sell it now as continued late mortgage payments will only serve to hurt you chances of buying a house in the future,

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Sun Apr 25, 2010
I have FHA down to 580 credit score at 5% . However you will be paying points to get that rate.
I do recommend using a credit repair service and I have one that I refer my clients to which costs them $100 and are turned around in 30 to 60 days.

Call me if you are intyerested.

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Thu Apr 8, 2010
Russell Volk asked:

I'm looking for one full-time agent to help me follow up and convert buyers leads that are generated from my website. These are not "bought" leads. I've spent…
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Thu Jan 14, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
Look below, there is a nationwide forecast. (your state)
1.6%-2.7% price increase is expected by this site depending on the city.

Pushed by the federal government's tax credit for first time buyers and a growing pool of investors, Pennsylvania housing markets are projected to pull out of the national downturn earlier than many other places in the U.S.

Is the forecast any near right? Come back next december and find out. That is the best I can give you.
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Sun Nov 15, 2009
Megan Malone asked:
How are the properties curb appeal, any broken windows, missing siding, sutters, broken down vehicles unatteneded to?

Is there a lot or any crime to properties & vehicles?

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Mon Jul 20, 2009
William Leigh Holt answered:
Ana: Not to knock Trulia (after all, they are putting up this site) but, nevertheless, Trulia is just a rough cut at things going on in the real estate world. First, you need to shop for a mortgage to figure out where you might get the best deal. After you align yourself with a mortgage company, they will be glad to start telling you of the expenses to purchase and monthly payment thereafter.

Next, you need to establish a relationship with a Realtor. That person will then give you up-to-date information on price and availability of houses in the areas where you want to look. The monthly tax burden can easily be calculated from information readily available to Realtors. It's a simple matter of dividing the annual taxes (honest to god, real taxes) by the number 12. The mortgage company will be able to give you a good faith estimate on your monthly principal.

There you go! All done (except for homeowner's insurance). Reasonably accurately, too. The closing expenses will also be estimated by several different entities. These are only so-so, in terms of accuracy, because expenses will keep coming in until closing day and earlier estimates may be off.

The whole process can best be understood by getting a Realtor to advise. All the stuff on the web is just fine but, as you have discovered, it can be far from reality.

Best wishes

Bill Holt
Licensed in NJ and Pennsylvania.
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Tue Jul 7, 2009
Frank Dolski answered:
Hello Lgchallenger,

Now is a great time to buy especially with the first time buyer program. i would be more than happy to assist you as I do cover all of the areas that you mentioned. Just send me an email with your requirements.

Frank Dolski
Associate Broker
Coldwell Banker Hearthside Realtors
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Sat Mar 7, 2009
Gita Bantwal answered:
Agents can not give you legal advice. Your buyer's agent should be able to guide you. There have been occasions where the seller may have taken an item that was to be included and we find out at walk thru , the buyer and seller had to negotiate at settlement. But if we find out sooner we always resolve it sooner. No one likes a surprise at settlement. ... more
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Thu Mar 5, 2009
Carol Cei answered:
Hello Holly,

A contract is a contract - a legal agreement. In your case it has been breached. Now, what exactly is it that you want to do? Do you want to give up the house because you aren't getting some items of personal property? I think not. You are talking about $1000 of used items. They are given no value in an appraisal because they are items of personalty - that means that the amount you are paying for the house should be for the house...anything else is incidental.

The bank has little control over an irate and disappointed owner. Make a you want the house or not...and forget about used appliances. You can get them at any "scratch and dent" place.

Carol Murray Cei
ReMax Millennium
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