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Home Buying in South Philadelphia West : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Feb 22, 2015
Jennifer Geddes answered:
If you want to provide additional details regarding why you need this information, we might be able to assist as well. If you are looking to sell or buy, a local Realtor, like myself, would be bale to give you additional details.

Tri-County Realty Philadelphia
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Fri Feb 14, 2014
Larry Lichtman answered:
You can actually research the area from too. Look up the address on trulia and you will see scores and ratings for certain topics and community related issues. Other resources that may help you learn about neighborhood statistics are:… Hope those help you locate the information you seek. All the best, Larry Lichtman Realtor, Property Manager (267) 254-7994
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
donnayohe answered:
Im not a realtor but selling my 81 yr old dads home (@4 blocks away - mls#6314897). I can answer you honestly, as I was raised there and choose to stay there till my mid 30's when I got married (my husband did not want to live in the city) It's a great area and relatively safe. I say that because as in any "city" - use normal common sense and precautions when coming home late or going out of town for an extended period. I will tell you that you can not find more caring or generous neighbors. make friends and get involved. Your neighbors will help keep an eye on things while u r away, they also help out the older residents by shoveling snow and checking on them in extreme weather. It;s a GREAT place to grow up. I was raised in a smaller "parish" on the other side of Oregon Ave, but I had a ton of friends from 16th n Ritner area. The only negative is PARKING, especially if you have two cars. Check out my dads home. mls # 6314897 Feel free to call me, even if you don't want to check out the home. I'd be happy to answer you honestly! Donna ... more
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
Micanlilwayne answered:
thank you dejaniera, eric and chris the websites provided was very helpful and i appreciate your time for replying thank you all again.
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Fri Nov 23, 2012
Phldarden8 answered:
I want to know do I need a llc when buying property wholesale/
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Fri Nov 16, 2012
The Condo Shop answered:
The Condo Shop would love to give you a proposal..
Call 215 692 6636
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Tue Nov 13, 2012
Natalie Rounick & Jared Kotler answered:
Hi Donna! No, this property is not rented. It is still available. Please let us know if you want to see it or if you need assistance.
Thank you,
Natalie and Jared
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Wed Aug 29, 2012
Larry Lichtman answered:
Hi J,

I regularly attend Philadelphia Sheriff's Sales and consult many investors on the bidding process.

Please feel free to call me to discuss your situation and what you want to accomplish.

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

Real Estate Sales & Leasing
Property Management & Insurance
1611 Snyder Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Office: (215) 271-7070
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Fri Oct 15, 2010
Tressa Archer answered:
Please contact me for a list of homes located in that area.
CELL 215-439-1672
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Thu Jun 24, 2010
Chris & Stephanie Somers answered:
You can contact your buyers agent to make sure if it is listed or if it is in fact Reality Trac.

Because there are some short sale listings out there (we have a few in SW Philly) where it can get a little confusing.

Or just respond with the address and the folks here can let you know as well.
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Sun Mar 28, 2010
robert peronne answered:
Buying properties at Philadelphia Sheriff's Sale is risky business. First of all you are buying blind. You can't see inside the property. Make sure you know values and have experience looking at condition. You don't want to bid more than 60% of market value.

Then there are lots of details that would never come up in a traditional transaction. Is it a mortgage sale (most properties are postponed or purchased back by the bank) or a tax sale (subject to a 1-year right of redemption.) Make sure you have a good title company who will insure the deed. Make sure you are buying with Cash or Hard Money because you can not get a mortgage on a Sheriff's Deed.

It is a gamble so be prepared to walk away from your 10% deposit if the deal looks bad but if you know what you are doing and you are lucky you can WIN BIG!
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Thu Oct 22, 2009
Mystery answered:
229 East Willard Street , Philadelphia PA, was owned by Dorothy Bragg Jacques. Is it sold at this time or on the market? My email
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Wed Oct 21, 2009
Marita Donohue answered:
I would be happy to help you with your search for information. There was no address in your question.
Please call me at 610-627-4902, and I would be happy to help you with any real estate question. ... more
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Fri Sep 11, 2009
Samantha Weekes answered:
Hi Bernice,

You should consult a lawyer. They can let you know the legal rights that you have and that the tenant has regarding abandoned property.

Good Luck,

Samantha Weekes, Realtor
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Thu Jul 3, 2008
Jasmin Ortiz answered:
what will happen if you just take the tenant out yourself and change the locks? I have a situation that a tenant moved in a studio with 5 children without a lease or permission from us and everyone is telling us we have to get her evicted which is a long process that we do not want to take. It isn't fair that its so much trouble to get a tenant out so just like she did things illegal so am I... ... more
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Thu Dec 13, 2007
Test answered:
752 S 23rd St is actually also known as 2300 St Albans. This is an exceptional home listed at $499K. 2346 St Albans is a masterpiece that was painstakingly restored and listed at $569K. Both homes have patios that be easily altered to accomodate parking for a small car. Both homes have a rich, distinct look and feel. And this is the best block of St Albans - the garden block - historically certified - and featured in the movie "The Sixth Sense". ... more
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