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Thu Sep 7, 2017
cynthia brown asked:
Thu Oct 30, 2014
Ann McGuire answered:
What is your question? I'm a realtor and have an investment property there so I may have knowledge on what you're looking for...

Ann McGuire
Weichert Realtors
215.622.5070
215.493.0900
annrealtor@ymail.com
www.NewHopeRealtor.com
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Wed Mar 26, 2014
Janette Spirk answered:
Hi there!

How are you? I do a lot of business with investors based in both Philadelphia and New York. I would love to speak with you more about how I can help you! Feel free to reach out by phone/text/email whenever works best for your schedule.

I look forward to hearing from you,
Janette

Janette Spirk-Cayne
REALTORĀ®
U S Spaces Inc.
2206 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
Call/Text: (267) 317- 8361
Office: (215) 829-8850 x 235
Fax: (267) 573-0885
Email: janette@usspaces.com
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Sun Oct 20, 2013
Juliana answered:
yes girls high central high but they are selective in admission onley high and martin luther king high arent really the ideal schools but they are close by
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Wed Oct 9, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
I have to guess that was a rental someone entered incorrectly - $1250 Gotta love online sites
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Fri Jun 21, 2013
ShannonNicole answered:
I think Philadelphia is NOT safe. If you go to findthebest.com and search cities, we are rated extremely low on all aspects. I lived in philadelphia my whole life, 25 years now in different parts. There are some small neighborhoods where it is nice, but you can walk around the corner and its the worst. Suggest not living in Philadelphia. I want to move. Trust me. ... more
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Fri Jan 11, 2013
Miekeba Jones answered:
Hi Lasheda, Contact a Realtor in the area or search the newspapers.
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Fri Jan 11, 2013
Lasheda Caldwell asked:
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This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/rental/3103651819-4828-N-Sydenham-St-Philadelphia-PA-19141
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Tue Oct 2, 2012
Tracy R Robinson answered:
Call me. My name is Tracy Robinson and I am a Realtor with KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE. I can be reached directly at 267-395-0251 or you can reach me at the office 215-493-0200 ext 1087 and I will be happy to help you.

Thanks,
Tracy Robinson-Realtor
KELLER WILLIAMS PREFERRED
62 S. Main Street
Yardley, Pa 19067
Office Ph:215-493-0200 ext 1087
Direct Ph:267-395-0251
tracyrobinson@kw.com
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
Larry Lichtman answered:
Hi Alyce,

I have many 2BR/1BA aptartments and houses available for rent throughout the Philadelphia area.

Please call me to discuss your situation and I'd be glad to send you information about the available listings that may meet your needs.

I look forward to speaking with you soon.

All the best,
Larry Lichtman, CNE
REALTOR, Property Manager
Your Real Estate Resource For Life
Cell/Text: (267) 254-7994
LarrySellsRealEstate@gmail.com

DJCRE, Inc.
Real Estate Sales & Leasing
Property Management & Insurance
1611 Snyder Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Office: (215) 271-7070
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Sat Jul 28, 2012
answered:
Good afternoon Kebe Owen,

Rent To Own is a better deal for the Seller than it would ever be for a potential Buyer.

The basic concept is finding a way to "force" savings towards a down payment by including a portion of the monthly rental that goes towards that savings. You pay your rent every month and your Landlord deducts a pre-determined amount to hold in a special bank account, called an "escrow" account. Your Landlord holds that money until you have saved up enough---through this "forced-savings" method---to meet a down payment to purchase the home.

The terms of the purchase price, including the down payment amount, and the amount to be set aside from the rental for down payment, are all set down at the time of lease signing.

It's all about helping the renter/tenant save up enough money for a down payment to buy a home (in this case, the one you're renting). But this is a better deal for the Seller because he gets to lock in a purchase price and a buyer today for a future sale.


Saving money for a down payment? Well, heck, you can do that on your own.


If you are dedicated to the idea of buying your own home, you can create your own savings plan to save up enough money for a down payment. And when you have saved up enough for a down payment, if that takes a year or two or more, YOU get to decide on the price you're willing to pay for the house at that time based on current market conditions. You won't be locked in to a price that may be a lot higher than what the house is worth in the future.

With Rent To Own you'll be locked in both to the house and to the price, even if it takes you 3 years to save enough through the forced savings of the rent payments. What happens if three years from now your life situation has changed? Maybe you need a bigger/smaller home. Maybe your employment has relocated. Maybe your credit or income is insufficient to qualify for a mortgage loan.


Find a way to save up on your own; not with Rent To Own.


Sit down with a local Mortgage Banker and get yourself prequalified, too. You may find you're better qualified than you think you are, and, if you're not, at least you'll know how much loan your income and credit qualify you for, and how much you have to save towards down payment and closing costs.

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140
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Sun May 24, 2009
Kemberley answered:
You can do a " rent ot own" or Seller financing deal. The catch is- not all sellers are willing to do it. Therefore you may be restricted on the houses you can purchase and the location. There are also several other options- you can go FHA which only requires 3.5% down. I have dealt with " rent to own" and with Seller financing as well as FHA. You have to realize that each financial situation is different and to advise you which way to go and what is available is difficult without knowing all your financial needs


Kem Bailey Smith
Keller Williams Main Line Realty
610-520-0100
Cell 267-972-3879
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