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ashcoftop, Home Buyer in Discovery Bay, CA
ashcoftop answered:
What percentage of homes are rented? Would buying a house and renting it out be a fair to good investment in D. B.?
If you do not want to voice an opinion on my question then where can I search to find this kind of answers.
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Hollie, Home Buyer in Tracy, CA
Hollie answered:
Deep Water Dock Homes with Delta Access
Thank you all.

It seems that the house 1412 Sail Ct can't access Delta. Am I right?


The closer to fast water the better?

Houses with exposure to east and water view are bette ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Corrien Faso, Real Estate Pro in 94596
Corrien Faso answered:
I'm thinking of purchasing a weekend deepwater home in Discovery Bay. Will this be a good vacation rental? VRBO, Craigslist etc.
Hi Luiso:

One of my investors owns a deep water dock home that has been a vacation rental for the past five years. The home has been rented the whole five years with the exception o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Don Farrow, Real Estate Pro in Discovery Bay, CA
Don Farrow answered:
We are interested in looking at some houses on the water in disco under $600k I see several foreclosers how do I find an agent for these properties?
A couple of years ago you would have been wise to find a foreclosure specialist. It was a specialty market and some of us went through some extensive training and certification to beco ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Esther Kenne…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Esther Kennedy answered:
Thinking of retirement in Disco bay under $600000 maybe a foreclose any suggestions for a realator who works with foreclosures?
Discovery Bay has a mix of short sales, conventional sales and a few foreclosures. In the current market, many foreclosures are investor flips and are purchased at auction. I represe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Esther Kenne…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Esther Kennedy answered:
We live in Nipomo CA we are retired and have always wanted to live in Disco looking at water. What are the problems with living in the area/weather?
Discovery Bay is a wonderful community with waterfront, golf course and gated communities with walking trails, community pool, decorative lakes and beautiful landscaping. The summers a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Don Farrow, Real Estate Pro in Discovery Bay, CA
Don Farrow answered:
Looking for a deep water property as a rental. What is the best price now?
The lowest priced lakefront home is 1323 Discovery Bay Bl at $229,000. The lowest priced deep water home is 2122 Portside at $359,900. Both properties will need a little work. For an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 25, 2012 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Bhanson, Home Buyer in Discovery Bay, CA
Bhanson answered:
are there any houses with pools?
If your not ready to buy.....but are considering renting an Executive Home, ours will be available January 1, 2013

2003 Custom Built Turcott House
End of Culdesac (pie lot)
2,600 S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 20, 2012 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Sandra Strob…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Sandra Strobel answered:
Discovery Bay Realtors
Hi Patrick. I am a qualified, well respected agent specializing in Discovery Bay. I have a ton of experience with Short Sales and USDA purchases. Pleas give me a call if you are still ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 29, 2012 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Jeff Enslen, Real Estate Pro in 94514
Jeff Enslen answered:
Discovery Bay- is there an area of the community that is considered more kid-friendly?
Curious to know what came from this? Kid friendly, pet friendly and activity friendly you can't go wrong with the Discovery Bay area. The real estate market is great and homes here are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 14, 2012 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Marston Myers, Real Estate Pro in Brandon, FL
Marston Myers answered:
Price
Yes, deep water home prices are still coming down BUT on an individual basis. What do I mean by that? Many of the DW homes are Short Sales or Foreclosures and will not close at the &quo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 6, 2011 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Melissa Bliss, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Melissa Bliss answered:
My family will be putting our home up for sale soon. We're torn between The Lakes @ Discovery Bay and
Hi Jane-
I am very familiar with the Discovery Bay area. The Lakes is a beautiful community and I know several people who live there and love it! The prices of homes in the Lakes are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 4, 2010 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Marston Myers, Real Estate Pro in Brandon, FL
Marston Myers answered:
do you know of any lots for sale in deep water in Discovery Bay on Discovery point? or Discovery Bay Blvd. or Lido Circle
There is one other option that I did not mention below. It has been fairly common in DB to buy an existing home in disrepair or original condition and then scrape the lot and build new. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 21, 2010 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Karen Mann, Real Estate Pro in Discovery Bay, CA
Karen Mann answered:
I trying to buy foreclosed cnd/ hme in 94505. I have USDA approval to buy .I see plenty of places reo how do I get access to these properties
Hi Alex - I am an appraiser (30 years in the appraisal industry) currently located in the Discovery Bay area...I will recommend that you utilize a local realtor or Broker who is savvy t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 29, 2010 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Dave Sutton,…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Dave Sutton, Windermere, Portland answered:
how do i find out which bank is selling the home at 2270 sunset pt. discovery bay?
Hi Barbara,

I have to strongly disagree with Marston Myers when he says "...the Buyers agent commission does come out of the Sellers proceeds at closing BUT the price of the hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 15, 2009 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Craig Lawler, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, CA
Craig Lawler answered:
Tracy or Antioch
Hollie,

While both areas are good for investors due to low prices, personally if I had to choose I would take Antioch over Tracy since it is still considered part of the Bay Area and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
the seller is dragging their feet on lender required repairs. Can I cancel the contract?
The answer is "YES"...do not give them a dime. It might take a while and some mean letters, but you will be better off in the long run. "THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO RENT!!!!!"
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2009 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
should we buy?
Hi Mitch:

October is a long way off. In your position I would set yourself a deadline of the end of July to get into contract. In the meantime, get to know the area as well as you ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 3, 2009 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Dave Sutton,…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Dave Sutton, Windermere, Portland answered:
I want to buy a property in Discovery Bay. Is it a good place to buy? How is the safty and crime rate?
Another place for statistical information is http://www.city-data.com/city/Discovery-Bay-California.html
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 5, 2008 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
Chuck Baham, Real Estate Pro in 94514
Chuck Baham answered:
I want to buy a property in Discovery Bay. Is it a good place to buy? How is the safty and crime rate?
Discovery Bay is a good place to buy! If you like boating and water sports there is unlimited experiences to be had. You can travel from Disco. Bay to San Francisco or up to Sacramento ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2008 Home Buying in Discovery Bay
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