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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
My house is sold as-is condition. Will the potential buyers still need inspection?
Actually, the fact that you are selling AS-IS, makes it even MORE important that the potential buyers get thorough inspections. AS-IS is telling the buyer that you are not willing to f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 17, 2014 Home Selling in 95127
Tia Adams, Real Estate Pro in Boise, ID
Tia Adams answered:
I am selling my home to my niece in "as is" condition? During inspection, we are not obligated to do repairs is that correct?
I would recommend that out of good faith you negotiate the repairs. She is also not obligated to purchase the home if it doesn't meet her lender requirements or what she finds acceptab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 17, 2014 Home Selling in 95127
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
If an offer is excepted by Freddie Mac before they have done an inspection in an "as is" property and a new roof is needed do they have to repair the
Generally buyers are required to do their own due diligence (inspections) with any real estate purchase. Sellers provide inspection reports so that the home can be sold quicker and at a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 7, 2014 Home Buying in 95127
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
If I am selling my home "as is" do I need to do repairs disclosed during inspection?
Where is your agent on this?

The purpose of doing an "AS IS" purchase agreement is to avoid having to make repairs. Your price should be based on understanding and accepting there wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 18, 2013 Home Selling in 95127
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
do you have any comparables for houses on Stubbins way?
To see just sold homes in zip code 95127 visit http://julianalee.com/zip-code/95127-home-sales.htm
To see home values for zip code 95127 visit http://julianalee.com/zip-code/95127-stat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 29, 2013 Home Buying in 95127
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
What is the process for selling "by owner"?
The simple answer is disclose everything of material value to the house, get someone to sign a contract, set up an escrow, hope that you understand your contract, that it is enforceable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Home Selling in 95127
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Newark, CA
John Juarez answered:
What are the market trends in listings and sales of foreclosed propertities in San Jose ZIP code 95127?
The market trends in listings and sales of foreclosed properties in San Jose zip 95127 are the same as they are all over the San Francisco Bay Area and in many other markets.

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Market Conditions in 95127
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Newark, CA
John Juarez answered:
What are the market trends in listings and sales of foreclosed propertities in San Jose ZIP code 95127?
The market trends in listings and sales of foreclosed properties in San Jose zip 95127 are the same as they are all over the San Francisco Bay Area and in many other markets.

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Market Conditions in 95127
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
If our broker is a realtor- are we obligated to use him as our real estate agent or can we just use him for the loan?
Hi Vern,

You've been given good advice leaning toward the importance of taking a course of action that will protect you from a "conflict of interest" by using one agent for two very ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Home Buying in 95127
Jon Nichols, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Jon Nichols answered:
I see a property that I want, but I think is overpriced, what's the best strategy?
If the home is grossly overpriced, have your broker speak with the seller's broker. The listing broker may agree. They often time say that they are arguing with the seller about the pri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 14, 2012 Home Buying in 95127
Jon Nichols, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Jon Nichols answered:
Can I buy bank-owned homes at auction.com? Is it less risky compared to trustee homes?
If you really want to buy at auction, you must be willing to take a lot of risk. The best place to buy at auction is a mortgagee's auction. Keep in mind that you will typically only be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 14, 2012 Home Buying in 95127
JJF, Home Buyer in Stockholm, WI
JJF answered:
In recent hot market, will buyers buy overpriced houses?
I don't see how one transaction makes a "market". Agents are so full of it.
Take house A, asking price 200000, 2 bedroom, 200 sq feet, if I offer 2000000, did the market just go up 100 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 General Area in 95127
Albert, Home Buyer in 95121
Albert answered:
Why are single mothers discriminated against when it comes to housing? Is there anyone I can speak to about that here in Santa Clara County?
Single mothers tend to have lower & less stable income (1 income vs 2 incomes), and more expenses (kids). Plus, in general, kids create more wear & tear on the house compare to adults. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Rentals in 95127
Charles Butt…, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga, CA
Charles Butterfield answered:
Should I bid on the 1st mortgage of a trustee home at auction?
Thank you for your response Erika:

Yes I think that you are very wise to engage a REALTOR with the experience and formal education, of Mitchell Pierce. This is especially true wher ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 5, 2012 Home Buying in 95127
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
If I signed contract to accept offer, is my house still showing or pending?
Hi Ng

A listing agent has 3 days within which to change the status to Pending Show / Pending with Release clause / Pending per www.mlslistings.com rules.

Web sites are not interes ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 General Area in 95127
Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
I spent $70,000 to fix up my rental property. The yearly income is $2,500. What is the best way to offset the rental income for tax purposes?
Absurdly in California, all the sales agents and brokers go through a rigorous process of courses and exams in the real estate profession just to learn that they are specifically NOT al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 12, 2011 Rental Basics in 95127
Enquiry Minds…, Home Seller in San Jose, CA
Enquiry Minds Would Like To Know answered:
how safe is the area near mckee and kirk?
Everyblock update San Jose CA and Spot Crime are two other sources as well - SJPD has a link for CADMINE? or something as well that shows the number of calls and types of crimes in tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 25, 2010 Crime & Safety in 95127
CJ Brasiel, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
CJ Brasiel answered:
Determining the value of homes in the 95127 hills?
Ruth and Perry -

This is where it really counts to understand all the features of the property and compare carefully. Identifying the "average" price per square foot is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 23, 2010 Home Buying in 95127
Allyson Ales…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Allyson Alessandrini answered:
We put an offer in on a short sale in the 95127 zip code. We waited 4 months to get an answer back from the bank. They asked us to raise our purchase
Kelly,
All of the answers you recieved have been good, I would just like to add my experiences with Short Sales and banks. The things you need to know are these,1. if there is a second ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 7, 2009 Home Buying in 95127
Bill Mccord, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Bill Mccord answered:
I am buying $220000 home in cash, what will be the closing cost credit ??
There are 2 closing cost items that vary between all counties. With respect to the specifics you give, Buyers Title Insurance, and Escrow fees are customarilly paid by the Seller in Sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 16, 2009 Home Buying in 95127
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