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Home Buying in West Mifflin : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Dec 5, 2013
Virginia Stump answered:
Hello Joyce, I recommend that you find out what your credit score is. It might not be as bad as you think. However, if it is below 620, you should contact a reputable credit counseling organization, such as Advantage CCCS ( They will help you correct your credit situation. When you buy a house, you want to be able to make the payments, pay the taxes, and afford the maintenance. I wouldn't advise rushing into a home purchase, if you are having other financial problems. Another option to consider is rent-to-own, especially if you are paying your rent payments on time. Try estates, for-sale-by-owner, or homes that have been on the market a long time. ... more
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Fri May 22, 2015
Don Tepper answered:
Here's a link to a blog I wrote on how you (or your Realtor) can find a rent-to-own house:

Hope that helps.
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Tue Aug 10, 2010
Joseph Runfola answered:
Hello Nec, below are some sites which may be helpful;
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Fri Nov 13, 2009
Charlene Haislip answered:
It just sold ..... Closed on 10/30/09.
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Wed Nov 19, 2008
Suzanne Whealan answered:
HI, What did you need help with?

Suzanne Whealan
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Wed Jun 4, 2008
Linda answered:
First off, don't give up!
I'd start here:
This is the u.s. government's Housing and Urban Development website, they have a lot of useful information and links.

The HUD website has a list of "HUD approved Housing Counseling Agencies" in Pennsylvania; one in Pittsburgh is:

Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh
2840 Liberty Avenue
Suite 205
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

- Fair Housing Assistance
- Homebuyer Education Programs
- Mobility and Relocation Counseling
- Money Debt Management
- Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
- Predatory Lending
- Prepurchase Counseling
- Renters Assistance
- Services for Homeless
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