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Chris Drusen, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
Chris Drusen answered:
I am wondering about First Team Newport Beach....any advice?
Best Real Estate company in Orange County 12 years in a row....what else is there to consider?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 11, 2015 Agent2Agent in 92663
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I am in the Newport Beach California area and I am trying to compare Coldwell Banker in Newport to Coldwell Banker in Huntington Beach Ca.
It's good to compare Brokerages, but also compare the Broker of Record in the actual office. So much depends upon the attitude of the "person in command" of the Realtors. There are so m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 30, 2014 Agent2Agent in 92663
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
SCAM ALERT!!!!! 7/9/14 this was emailed to someone inquiring on my lease that had been put on Trulia for $4k less than what it is on for:
The way the scam works is they find a renter, make them give first and last.
I sold a vacant home to a couple once and a couple of days later we see a family living in the house. They ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Rentals in 92663
Brittany Lei…, Real Estate Pro in 92627
Brittany Leighton answered:
Looking for a place to move my family too!
Hi Iseries,

Thank you so much for reaching out on Trulia! I live and work in Newport Beach/Huntington Beach and have children that attend school here. I would absolutely love to hel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 13, 2014 For Rent in 92663
Jaleesa Pelu…, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Beach, CA
Jaleesa Peluso answered:
I'm moving to Newport Beach. Are there local agents who can check out a private rental for a fee? Also, what's the Oceanfront like to live? Thanks
Hi Susie,

Do you have a Dutch heritage? Verdonck is a common Dutch last name! (I'm from the Netherlands).

Anyway, did you ever find your rental? I'm an agent from Laguna Beach and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 15, 2014 General Area in 92663
Dorys Balboa, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
Dorys Balboa answered:
Are there size limitations on banners for rental properties?
Hello Erika,
There are restrictions on real estate signs in the city of Newport Beach as follows:
Real estate signs are limited to 1.5 square feet (216 squares inches) and no more tha ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue May 6, 2014 Rentals in 92663
C G Caroline…, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
C G Caroline Gerardo Barbeau answered:
Has anyone bought a foreclosure from the courthouse steps? I've attended the auctions and it looks a little tricky...
I've bought some but not in the past 13 months. The pickings are small, the hedge funds and wall street guys wearing hoodies swoop them up. Track notice of defaults, go look at the hou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Foreclosure in 92663
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
can a seller of a shortsale condo back out in the middle of banks processing . Can he go with a higher offer later made?
If the seller signed a purchase contract with a buyer, then no, the seller can't usually back out. If the lender does not approve the contract, you can then open up to other buyers.
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Buying in 92663
Brian Wilson, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Brian Wilson answered:
I like to know if a short sale is in progress with the banks, can the seller back out and decide they dont want to sale to that particular person.
Happy New Year Sharin,

As mentioned previously your Realtor may have put in specific language in the contract that may have an effect on what you can do or not. You will need to re- ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Buying in 92663
Carol Lee, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
Carol Lee answered:
Is this really a good buy http://www.trulia.com/homes/California/Newport_Beach/sold/1619014-3601-W-Balboa-Blvd-Newport-Beach-CA-92663
This property was a great buy - have not seen one come up at that price since it sold.

Both units were beautifully upgraded and the rents commanded were top dollar for that area.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 12, 2012 Home Buying in 92663
Sharon Paxson, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
Sharon Paxson answered:
Son renting in CA. To buy property in parents name for son. Parents renting in MD. Also want retirement home in CA within 1 year of son purchase.
Contact a local professional to show you around and educate you about the communities, and also discuss your financing options with a lender. If you need a professional, I can refer one ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Nov 15, 2012 Home Buying in 92663
delete mypro…, Real Estate Pro in London, CA
delete myprofile answered:
either there are very few sales in 92663 or Trulia is late in reporting sales since no sales show sinc 7/15.
I have noticed that many listings are also not posted on Trulia since their information may not always be up to date. Also some Realtors' or their brokers prefer not to desiminate their ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 20, 2012 Home Buying in 92663
Jeremy Lehman, Real Estate Pro in Garden Grove, CA
Jeremy Lehman answered:
Property values declining? or rising?
Specifically talking about Newport Beach, in general, values are certainly not rising. Average sales price is down over 30% from December 2010 compared to December 2011. Having said tha ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 25, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 92663
Valerie O'Br…, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
Valerie O'Brien answered:
How are the vacancy rates in Newport Beach, currently high or low? Is there a strong present of people renting in Newport Beach?
Dear Stevan:
Newport Beach is the only city in Orange County where the rent went up 2.5%. The vacancy rate hovers around 5% at this time. It remains the highest high-rent district with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 92663
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
What's the average rate difference between conforming jumbo and jumbo mortgages? zip is 92663, LTV 30%, 800 FICO. What do I save under 625K?
Sweetjimmy, there are mortgages that use your investments as colleteral for the mortgage. Depending upon the investment you can get under 3%.
To give you an accurate rate quote, I woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 30, 2011 Financing in 92663
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