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Overbrook : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 7, 2017
Lrwall32 answered:
Finance and I are tired of renting at 525 dollars a month we want our own home is there some kinda help we can get to purchase a home when we have low credit score
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Fri Sep 9, 2016
Christine Lopez answered:
I will like to assist you by sharing my story. I lost my house about 3 years ago, my credit score was so bad I had a ton of medical bills in collection. It was hard to even rent an apartment to live, as we all know most landlords run credit checks. I knew I had to do something to get back on track. So then, I hired ( and few weeks later my credit score was repaired and went from under 500 now at 728. WOW! I can't believe it. I am now buying a home, signing the papers in a week/two. So don't ever think you'll never be able to rebuild your life again. All you need do is apply yourself together by taking the step now to get it done, you just might be amazed at what you can do. I can't believe what you have done for me!! Thank you for your efforts on my behalf. My score has been repaired and upgraded so much and you are not even finished working yet. I know it sounds cheesy but I am just so grateful. I will never quit using them until my score reaches 850 or more. Good luck to everyone, if i can do it so can you. Contact I am sure he will be able to help you. ... more
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Tue Aug 16, 2016
Matthew Mcandrew answered:
I have just bought a 3 BR/ 3 BA house (1br/ba on each floor) which is located in Overbrook Park section of Phila (by 66th and City Line Ave). The property can be seen at your covenience and will be ready to move in at the end of the month. Call Christy or myself , Matthew McAndrew at 610-356-2648 text 610-550-1930 or Thank you. ... more
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Mon Jul 18, 2016
You can do this yourself by going to the credit reporting agencies' web sites i.e., Transunion, Experian, and Equifax, and disputing items on your credit report. If you don't know your credit score, you can go to and get it for free. You can also get a copy of your credit report for free once per year per agency at but it does not have your score.

I would not recommend paying someone to work on your credit for you unless you are very sure they are reputable and can help. There are a number of non-profit agencies that can assist. Be careful of scammers.

By the way, I am a property manager and we do require a minimum credit score under most circumstances. We will occasionally look at the reasons for the bad credit such as illness or job loss but the market is very competitive right now. All landlords will be looking to lower their risk of not getting the rent and a low credit score definitely puts you at a disadvantage, as you clearly know.
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Fri Jun 6, 2014
Michael Solomon answered:
Michelle were you able to obtain financing and purchase a home??
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
Michael Burke answered:

I would be glad to work with you.I can help you in your search if you are looking for 3-4 bedroom home for rent .

I have a list of some properties that match with your requirements including with all amenities like garage,a back yard patio, deck, washer & dryer and pet friendly . Please feel free to contact us through call and emails. Waiting to hear from you.

Premier Access Property Management, Inc.
Phone: 267-273-1702
Fax: 267-519-2820
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Thu Mar 20, 2014
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Alexis Jeffries answered:
Hi Robin!

I specialize in first time Buyers!

I would love to do a search for you online for the Overbrook section or other Philadelphia areas.

Please contact me in the near future to discuss all your questions!

Alexis Jeffries
Liberty Bell Real Estate
Of Jenkintown
Office: 215-885-3332
Direct Phone: 215-237-4147
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Sat May 18, 2013
R. Eric Axelson answered:
No, it appears to be a for rent by owner. You can cell the number on the sign though.
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Sun Mar 31, 2013
Gregory S. Moton II answered:
Ms. Olivares, If you are looking for a home in the Overbrook section. I currently have listed a beautiful 3 story 6 bedroom 2 bath home for sale. The home has been completely renovated and is in move in condition. I have lived in overbrook since 1998 and I love the area. You are close to city avenue and a hop, skip and a jump to pretty much anywhere. Please give me a call or an email to discuss the area or my listing.


Gregory S. Moton II
Moton Properties, LLC
8114 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
ckreif answered:
How do i find a bank owned property if i don't know the bank that owns it?
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Fri Nov 9, 2012
Roscoe Murphy answered:
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Fri Jun 1, 2012
Natalie Rounick & Jared Kotler answered:
Please feel free to contact us and we can help you with your search.
Thank you,
Natalie and Jared
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Wed May 2, 2012
Lisa Montes answered:
Overall they say nationally it is turning around. I definitely think it is about even on the sellers vs the buyers right now. With rates low and average prices everyone is winning! Dallas is a good market! ... more
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Sat Apr 30, 2011
Renter answered:
There is a non-profit agency that supports first time homebuyers. It's called Mt. Airy USA. 6703 Germantown Ave

You take a class that provides information on the homebuying process. That includes, familization with real estate language, credit, budgeting, home-owner's insurance, etc.

You get a one-on-one session with an awesome housing counselor who is a former mortgage underwriter. She reviews your credit report and makes a specific plan of things to clean up. Once you complete the program, you are entitled to a $500 city grant (Philadephia) that goes towards your closing cost.

I went through this program in January 2011. I was able to improve my score over 100 points from January to March. I'm looking to make an offer on a house within the next week. You should differently try this!
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Sat Nov 13, 2010
Monica Flores answered:
Taxes are $4009, fabulous home available as a short sale, great opportunity for a nice investment.

Would you like to schedule a viewing? Contact me at 267-979-6038.

Monica Flores, ASR, SRES
Realtor/Notary Public
Remax Affiliates NE
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Mon May 31, 2010
Sean J. Sams answered:
Hi Benadeta,

In my opinion, any potential issue with a roof, is a potential big deal. I would have a professional home inspector to take a closer look at the missing brick and, if it's a big deal in the inspector's opinion, you would now be in a better position to make a more informed decision about the home. If you're not working with an agent, feel free to contact me... I'm curious about that brick now- lol!! Enjoy your Memorial Day Holiday!

Kind Regards,
Sean J. Sams
Real Estate Agent
Kellew Williams Realty
(484) 682-3256
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Wed May 5, 2010
Community Mortgage Officer answered:
Who told you you need 20% as your should try FHA and your downpayment can be a low as 3.5%.

Hey, why not try a PHFA/FHA .....your down payment would be 3.5% and you could get up to $3K from them to help with your closing cost. That along with 6% seller assit would make things really nice for you. ... more
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Tue Aug 18, 2009
Carol Cei answered:
Hello, Tee,

There are funds available through the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, however, one must be employed in order to get any mortgage. If anyone else in the household is employed you may be able to work this out.

Carol Cei
ReMax Millennium
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Sat Aug 9, 2008
Dallas Texas answered:
Direct Link may assist you
Next sale is
248-3001 TO 248-3050
Properties to be sold by John D. Green, Sheriff
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 1:00 p.m. at The First District Plaza
3801 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA
Tax Lien Sale
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