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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Gary Swank answered:
There are multiple sources: 1. contact a Realtor because many homes that are bank owned are listed by Realtors in the multiple listing service. 2. Access the major bank's foreclosure or REO (Real Estate Owned/Bank Owned) divisions. They are often listed there. The large majority of foreclosed properties are by FannieMae and typically are listed in the multi-list. ... more
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Marcy O'Malley answered:
I would suggest hiring a local Realtor who is familiar with buying and selling homes in your area and can help you through the entire process. Selling a home is a full time job. Why not hire a professional who can market and sell your home, and get you the greatest return on your investment. If you are interested in talking more about this, please contact me at (412) 526-9144. ... more
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Fri Jan 11, 2013
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Tue Jun 26, 2012
Ladyluck answered:
Does the city buy homes from residents
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Sat Jul 16, 2011
Luther Wormack answered:
Hi Pam,

Sounds like you are doing a whole lot of research and still not getting the answer you are looking for. How bout this, you know your going to have to apply for loan when you get a home, so just apply now. This way you'll know if you are approved and how much you're approved for. Then just tell your agent you want to find a home that meets your criteria now.

You'd be surprised how soon you could be actually sitting in your new living room. If you need help getting the ball rolling let me know I'd be happy to help.
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Wed Dec 31, 2008
Thomas answered:
Hi Sarah,

Dollar Bank(1-800-242-BANK) have a credit enhancement program they will help you prepare to purchase a home and they also have a savings program. Action Housing have a program ask for Amanda Burkhart at (412)281-2102 ext. 2022 and Urban League of Pgh call (412)227-4192 or (412) 227-4112. Im in the Dollar bank program which I learn alot.

Good Luck
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Sun Oct 12, 2008
Jeffrey Bennett answered:
Well, that's a tough one! There are rehab loans available through the URA (and perhaps HUD as well), Sometimes they have to be in specially zoned areas as well. Presumably you bought it either with cash or an unsecured loan: before you got sick, when your credit was still good. (It's hard to finance properties needing total rehab with conventional loans.)

I would call (or stop in) to the URA: www.ura.org. HUD is www.HUD.gov. Their rehab loans are described under ura.org/homeImprovement.html. Hopefully they can help you. Some of them only apply to city properties, so if you're in Mt. Oliver you couldn't use those.

Good luck!
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Wed Sep 17, 2008
Max answered:
I would consider buying cash if I can refinance cash-out quickly.
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Thu Aug 14, 2008
Sharon Harris answered:
Try Citi finanical or Household finance, They will work with poor credit as well as do a loan that small.
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