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Justin Liebe…, Real Estate Pro in 94949
Justin Lieberman answered:
What's the weather like at Hamilton Field? Are there things for teens to do?
Hamilton is a great area to live. The weather is incredible. The wind will kick up a little along the levee and on some of the hiking trails. Hamilton School is right at the Main Gat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Quality of Life in 94949
Baldwin coll…, Both Buyer and Seller in New York, NY
Baldwin collins answered:
How do I find the best deal on a mortgage?
Hello, Kindly send an executive summary of funding you need to email: collins_baldwin@yahoo . com for further processing
Baldwin Collins
FHA certified lenders
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 16, 2014 Financing in Novato
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
What rights do sellers have to cancel a purchase agreement prior to the close (date) of escrow?
Michelle...Bummer! I'm not a lawyer, but I can tell you that a contract to sell is a legal and binding document. HOWEVER...if you default on that agreement, the Buyer's recourse is ve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Selling in Novato
Lloyd Pittman, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Lloyd Pittman answered:
Can a realtor help me (or be hired to) find a landlord who will accept my Section 8 voucher?
Absolutely however you will find many Realtor's do not actively engage in rentals. I would suggest you contact the local property management companies and of course diligently review Cr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Rentals in Novato
Lloyd Pittman, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Lloyd Pittman answered:
where can i get an honest property assessment?
The best way is to find a local Realtor that has been referred to you or one you who demonstrates the qualifications, experience and knowledge needed to give you an honest answer. I hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Buying in 94947
Lloyd Pittman, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Lloyd Pittman answered:
Novato lies in the flood zone, does anyone have any experience in Novato's wet winters? I'm concerened when I see dainage pipes scattered all over the
FEMA recently updated their flood maps. I lived in Novato in the early 80's when there was significant issues in localized areas. Much work was done and virtually all of Novato has been ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Buying in Novato
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
I have an investment property on a high-interest ARM that badly needs to be refinanced. LTV is over 85%, and it is not HARP-eligible. Any ideas?
Hello ralphmon, it only takes a few dozen questions to qualify and go over your options.

Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Broker - Sr. Loan Officer CA only
REO & Short Sale Specialist
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Financing in Novato
Janee Doee, Home Buyer in Washington, PA
Janee Doee answered:
how long a commute to SF? UCSF?
There is a UCSF bus that goes direct from various cities in Marin. North San Rafael is about 1 hr 15 minutes, while central cities (Kentfield, etc.) are closer to 1 hr. By car it takes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 6, 2014 Rentals in Novato
Behzad Zandi…, Real Estate Pro in 94901
Behzad Zandinejad answered:
can we use casino winning money towards downpayment, if it's officially documented?.?
You can as long as you claim it on your taxes and show proof so I dont think you will have a problem.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Ownership in 94945
James Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 92663
James Hwang answered:
how soon after purchase can i refinance?
That all depends on what type of loan you got when you bought the place. Typically on a new purchase, there is a 2 year prepayment penalty if you were to sell or refinance the current ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Financing in Novato
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Who are good lenders in this area?
Hello Stephan, All lenders vary so it will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing cos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Financing in Novato
Deziberry, Home Buyer in Hayward, CA
Deziberry asked:
I'm a student, working part time. I'm living in Marin now, but I'm willing to relocate if I find a low income room, apartment, or studio. What landlords are willing to rent to a working student? Where?
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 17, 2014 For Rent in Novato
Susan Eng, Home Buyer in 94122
Susan Eng answered:
how do i get to sfo on public transportation?
Go to or download the app on your phone. It gives you public transportation information for most major cities in the US.

Or you can try the muni website or call them.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 26, 2014 Traffic & Public Transportation in Novato
Aaron and Ch…, Real Estate Pro in Eau Claire, WI
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
looking for a studio in Novato. Can we find something for under $1000?
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check to see what they have for posted for renta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 24, 2014 Rentals in Novato
Patti Cohn, Real Estate Pro in 94941
Patti Cohn answered:
Looking to rent a 2 bedroom apartment/townhome with walking distance to downtown Novato(1700 max) mid/late May.Please contact me if you know anyThanks
I imagine you know it is a very tight rental market here.
The best source for rentals is craigslist.
I will keep you in mind. If you need info about neighborhoods, etc, I'm happy t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2014 Rentals in Novato
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
why is 149 Windwalker Way 5 bedroom home only $1000/month?
Keep in mind that scams do exist and you may have stumbled upon one; for scam related information see links... ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 1, 2014 Rentals in Novato
Adrian G. Pop, Real Estate Pro in 94949
Adrian G. Pop answered:
what is property crime?
Thank you for all the answers, you've all been most kind.

Is there a website that actually list the meaning/interpretation of the various Novato crimes.

I can figure out that SUS ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Crime & Safety in Novato
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Mortgages for Canyon Green, Novato, CAYou don't see it too often in Marin County, CA --- new construction, that is.  So the other day while I was driving in Novato, I allowed myself the innocent distraction… Read more
Blogged Tue Feb 18, 2014 by Rob Spinosa Home Buying Financing In My Neighborhood
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rfarra4100, Home Buyer in Novato, CA
rfarra4100 answered:
Where are the nice family areas in Novato with great schools and many stay-at-home moms? We would like a newer home (3500 sq.).
Curious what you found, I'm looking for the same. It's been a few years since you wrote your post so, you are hopefully all settled in. How do you feel about the community feel?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 16, 2014 Home Buying in Novato
Dan Reich, Real Estate Pro in 94949
Dan Reich answered:
What's it like to live in Bel Marin Keys? What are the demographics? Is there a feeling of community there or?
I live here and have found it to be a very close-knit and friendly community. The community center hosts meetings for the men's club, women's club and yacht club (which doesn't require ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Quality of Life in Novato
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