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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Hi I make like $40,000.00 a year, is there any programs for Alameda residents to get pre-approved for a first time home buying funds with no down-
You may qualify FHA from a minimum 580 fico score and 3.5% down or even as low as .5% half percent down payment program. You may qualify for CHDAP .5% half percent down payment program ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 7, 2014 Home Buying in 94601
Lisa Cartola…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Lisa Cartolano & Ellen Diamond answered:
Looking for a fixer in Maxwell park or upcoming neighborhood that are changing for the better in the price of 200.000 to 260.000 .. please guild me

I actually live in Maxwell Park, it is a great neighborhood. As with many areas right now there is not a lot of inventory in Maxwell Park or surrounding markets. At the $200-$260 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Buying in 94601
Ali Qureshi, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Ali Qureshi answered:
im looking at a house in oakland, ca. It has a conforming unit downstairs. what problems might i run into in getting a loan, or purchasing the?
With a conforming unit you should not have any problems.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in 94601
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Is 94601 neighborhood safe from crimes?
Only you can determine where you would feel safe. There is not one perfect place --- no Utopia -- so you set your own criteria and priorities.

There are some sites you can check just ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Crime & Safety in 94601
Kevin McLaug…, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Kevin McLaughlin answered:
I would like to find out if an specific property has recently been sold to a new owner or if it has become a foreclosure property.
If you email me the address, I can check public records for you.

Kevin McLaughlin, Broker/Owner
Berkshire West Realty
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 14, 2012 Foreclosure in 94601
Anonyms, Home Buyer in 94618
Anonyms answered:
to buy or not to buy? I am thinking the home value will go up by 2012, so I try to buy at least 3 properties before then.
Ok, I am not a realtor but I have been living in the area and intensely looking for 1.5 years now and learning as much as possible while I've been looking. I sold my family home la ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 25, 2012 Market Conditions in 94601
Andreas Furt…, Real Estate Pro in Castro Valley, CA
Andreas Furtner answered:
I have heard that houses are going for much more than the asking price in Oakland. I am looking at houses in the $100,000 range are these being bid u

Having worked in Oakand since 2001, I have to tell you that byuing and pricing a property in Oakland is ALL about area. Every block is different, and it comes down to nei ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 25, 2010 Home Buying in 94601
Leona Greenl…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Leona Greenlow-Turner answered:
What programs are available to purchase a condo with $0 down?
The only $0 program available is the NACA that I am aware of. I'm a NACA (Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America) Realtor and I would be glad to refer you to this organiza ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 22, 2010 Home Buying in 94601
Vicky Faulk, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Vicky Faulk answered:
What kind of place is Fruitvale?
Reinforcing what others have said-
Diverse (many languages spoken)
Mostly smaller older charming (20'/30's) homes on small lots
Urban (dense, lively, packed with people and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 2, 2009 General Area in 94601
Lisa Cartola…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Lisa Cartolano & Ellen Diamond answered:
I need to find out how much houses in my area sold for in March 2008. How do I do this?
Hello Tsully,

There are several avenues you can use to find the information. As mentioned already you can use several different online resources to access this information. In additi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2009 Market Conditions in 94601
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