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Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
When do you begin getting quotes on homeowners insurance?
As soon as you know that you will be the homeowner. You want to get the process started quickly to be covered in case anything happens. You don't want to start the process too early tho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:05pm Home Buying in Philadelphia
Cierra6363, Home Buyer in Sewickley, PA
Cierra6363 answered:
looking for a apartment or efficiency with all utilities paid for under $750
I'm looking for 1-2 bedroom apartment close to Philadelphia but that's close to Montgomery 18936 that's affordable with all utilities paid that's under $800.00 ????? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 5:45am Rentals in Philadelphia
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
Looking for a rental
Good luck but don't get scammed. NEVER EVER send money for keys or application. Those are scams and this site it loaded with them.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 25, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Natasharomer…, Home Buyer in Saint Petersburg, FL
Natasharomero75 answered:
do u have section 8 rentals in philadelphia pa?
I'm looking for a 3 bedroom in north Philadelphia dogs accepted need to move in asap natasharomero75@yahoo.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 25, 2015 For Rent in Philadelphia
Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
who gets the down money when a buyer backs out?
Depends on the circumstances under which the buyer cancelled.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 25, 2015 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
Can I find out how much a particular house was valued at and how much it sold for?
I would refer you to the county assessment website for price sold. Contact an agent for the value assessment.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 25, 2015 Home Buying in South Philadelphia West
michaelloanh…, Both Buyer and Seller in San Jose, CA
michaelloanheritage answered:
I am not a veteran, however I am already paying out close to $800 for a one bed room. Should I try to get a mortgage?
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We offer loan at low interest rate of 3% and with no cre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Financing in Overbrook
camillelomax, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
camillelomax asked:
I want to use my tax return to get an investment property. I initially wanted to use my money towards a down payment on a property that already has tenants, but I doubt I can get a mortgage because my credit is terrible! I'm currently trying to fix my credit. The other option is to buy a property on sheriff's sale.…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Financing in Philadelphia
camillelomax, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
camillelomax asked:
I want to use my tax return to get an investment property. I want to use my tax return to get an investment property. I initially wanted to use my money towards a down payment on a property that already has tenants, but I doubt I can get a mortgage…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Financing in Philadelphia
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Need referrals for good professional Cockroach Exterminator
Finding an efficient exterminator can be difficult. I know that in the past I have had trouble finding an exterminator that can get rid of everything I need. I think that especially wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
agentmontgom…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
agentmontgomery answered:
Is there an agent in North Philly that specializes in selling to Single women buyers?
I can help you. email me agentmontgomery@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Home Selling in North Philadelphia West
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How sure are you about this neighborhood being secure?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Crime & Safety in Elmwood
johnfszymans…, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
johnfszymanski answered:
I've been thinking of putting down a wood veneer floor ($1.75 sq. ft.) instead of wall to wall carpeting. Good idea?
Actually I have a recommendation (especially for landlords). I have put down ceramic tile that looks like hardwood. Although it is a bit costlier and time consuming there is a benefit. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Port Richmond
Luke Medico, Real Estate Pro in 19428
Luke Medico answered:
Where is the closest train stop?
Hi Samantha!
It depends what line you would be using, but the closest (largest) stop is Market East (which is now called Jefferson Station). This station is location in the vicin ... more
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Why do you let Realty Trac advertise on your site? They have a reputation for ripping people off.
They are ads plain and simple, so the answer is money. It is not new as they have been on here for a couple of years,.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Agent changes price without my permission
Prices can only be changed with a written change request or new contract. On another note, the listing history of price as little to no affect on a buyer finding your home and will cer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Philadelphia
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Is there an agent who specializes in selling to single women?
According to what I know, there are laws that prevent someone from advertising to include or exclude certain classes, such as race, sex, religion, family status, color, and disability, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Selling in North Philadelphia West
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
My house won't sell. We were told the house never flooded, yet, we had 3 floods in a course of 12 months. We installed drains and sump pumps.
You are not alone. Even in other states there are homes that have never flooded, but due to changing weather conditions that are out of the ordinary, such as large amounts of rain for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Lori E Palum…, Real Estate Pro in Quogue, NY
Lori E Palumbo answered:
Do any real estate agents offer a commission rebate?
Yes. A new law that passed at the end of 2014 allows buyers agents to rebate up to 1% at closing.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 General Area in Philadelphia
Jayson Massey, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Jayson Massey answered:
Moving to Philly across the US
Megan,

There are many great areas of city. Are you looking for a downtown feel? Or suburban? Maybe even rural?

What amenities do you want to be near? Schools? Restaurants? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Rentals in Philadelphia
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