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Wed Aug 19, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
If you're looking at foreclosure listings here on Trulia, DON'T. They are usually bogus listings by RealtyTrac that get you to sign up for their "free" list of foreclosures. There is no special resource for foreclosures. If you're interested in buying, you need to hire a REALTOR to work for you as a Buyer's Agent. Your agent will be able to search the local MLS for all available listings, including all foreclosures.

Keep in mind that foreclosures aren't very common anymore. Most of the country has very very low inventory of foreclosures. The time to get a "great deal" on a foreclosure has come and gone.

http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2015/08/14/foreclosure-inventory-hits-lowest-mark-in-over-7-years-infographic/
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Tue May 5, 2015
thinz answered:
Depends on the condition, the comps, and the motivation of the seller.
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Thu Jun 26, 2014
Courtneyivan asked:
Need a mortgage company in Pennsylvania that does quick preapprovals. Please help!
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Sun Jun 30, 2013
Maureen DiFeo answered:
I would love to share your leads
Contact me @ 724-962-8701ext16
Or mdifeo@howardhanna.com
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Sat Jun 25, 2011
Sheelah Clarkson answered:
Any agent worth his salt will release you from a buyer agency contract if you request it. As Gerard J. Carney (below) pointed out, the sticking point would be if you have also a signed contract to buy home with this individual representing you as the buyer's agent. You'll still owe commission to the agent at closing. ... more
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Fri Jun 24, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Contact any local realty offices for available rentals; check local print media for by owner rentals; word of mouth, etc.
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Fri May 6, 2011
Ellen Klinginsmith answered:
Conneaut Lake, PA, from ellen@ellensonline.com, Coldwell Banker Bainbridge Kaufman Real Estate.
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Tue Oct 19, 2010
Ed Fallon, MBA answered:
Yes, you can buy now using the PHFA Keystone Home Loan, but if you improve your credit scores you can get better financing terms. Don't try to do it by yourself; get advice from a professional who can advise you on what to do to help your credit scores. ... more
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Tue Sep 22, 2009
Nancy answered:
Your best bet in the Hermitage area, unfortunately, is to look in the local newspaper for rental information. Most all of the agencies in our area do real estate sales, not rentals. The Herald want ads are your best bet. ... more
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Tue Apr 21, 2009
Rob Pontius answered:
Still looking? I have one available. Condo villa in nice setting. For sale by owner. Call 724-813-0697.
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Sun Jan 25, 2009
Dana Schuster answered:
your down payment wil be determined by the type of financing you obtain. FHA only requires 3.5% down. There are some 100% programs out there like RD(Rural Development) but only single family homes are eligible. A conventional looan will require 10-20% depending on your credit,income etc. if you are not planning to occupy the condo,your down payment will be at least 20% possibly higher. You should speak to a trusted local mortgage broker .. ... more
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Wed May 21, 2008
David A Podgursky PA answered:
hire an attorney. this practice is widespread in markets where the market crashed more than others. sometimes the sales don't meet expectations, costs get out of hand and the lender freezes the funds. it happens...
the problems is that halted construction will likely hold up the future residents from moving in
if yo have not moved in and just have a contract and deposit, get an attorney to try to sue for your deposit back.
if you're living in it already, I'd talk to some neighbors and try to get control of the HOA... then act as a group.
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