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Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
How do I get an agent to show me foreclosure properties?
Actually people who are not expert should probably only buy REO properties, which are all listed on the MLS

If you are not an expert you should not being trying to buy homes off the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 10, 2015 Foreclosure in Altadena
Kevin McLaug…, Real Estate Pro in Wildomar, CA
Kevin McLaughlin answered:
If I am a co-signer with my adult son on a home loan for a home he will live in, will my spouse be financially responsible in the event I die?
Lots of variables here, but short answer is only if spouse is also on the loan documents
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91001
The Stephen…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
The Stephen FitzMaurice Team answered:
I "short sale" my home in August 2012, when can I buy again? I have a savings of 15-20K. My FICO is 660 2months ago. Please advise. Thank you.
Things are changing fast and many are saying 1 year is the max wait time now, but it does depend on your total financial package.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 7, 2013 Home Buying in 91001
V Kumar, Real Estate Pro in Pasadena, CA
V Kumar answered:
How long does it take to buy a foreclosure home after being approved for a home loan?
Each lender has their guidelines on lending their money to buy foreclosed homes.

The two common ways of buying a foreclosed home are through a real estate agent (home that has alread ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 2, 2013 Home Buying in Altadena
Sarkis Aleks…, Real Estate Pro in Pasadena, CA
Sarkis Aleksanian answered:
How many people can be on a loan?
No real restrictions on the number of people on the loan. But the loan would have to make sense with multiple people applying for the loan from the perspective of the lender. The pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Home Buying in 91001
Dante  Under…, Real Estate Pro in Pasadena, CA
Dante Underwood answered:
Difference in value north and south of New York dr
I would value this with the Altadena address and look at what it would be also with the Pasadena address. You have to look at both sides to be able to have a better understanding of wha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Home Buying in 91001
Gilda Anders…,  in Pasadena, CA
Gilda Anderson answered:
Are there any worth while properties in the 200k to 250k range in altadena/north arroyo?
Hello Zinnal.

Look at 970 Lehigh, off of Windsor, just south of Woodbury. It is a 1346 sf, 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with a pool on the market for $259,900. This home is bank owned ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 27, 2011 Home Buying in 91001
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Can broker change listing after you are in escrow? What was advertised is not what it is. Now listing has changed and they refuses to fix anything?
Dear Gayle,
You need a lawyer at this point, if you still want to go after this home. IF you can walk away without a monetary loss...my advice is to do so.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Buying in Altadena
M.D.J,  in Los Angeles, CA
M.D.J answered:
Can FNMA REO Asset Manager refuse to meet FHA 203K Streamline with repair or compensation in closing cost?
Hi Gayle,

You mentioned below "we are at our credit max and can't pile on another nickel for the repairs" so yes you would be spinning your wheels on this particular t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 23, 2010 Foreclosure in Altadena
Hannah Flieg…, Real Estate Pro in Larkspur, CA
Hannah Fliegel answered:
I took out a home equity 1st lien loan in California to build on it. I am no longer able to make the
Hi S,
Your lien holder in second position is a recourse loan. This means that the lender does have recourse to go after you if you do not pay them. For example, they can remove their ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 12, 2010 Foreclosure in 91001
Carrie Benus…, Real Estate Pro in Pasadena, CA
Carrie Benuska answered:
Lowish income FTHB seeks altruistic buyers agent who has successfully gotten clients into a home ( maybe even a foreclosure) using FHA loan and or
Hi Carly! I am an agent in the Altadena/Pasadena area. My mom was a single mom, and I very much respect your desire to own a home. I would be happy to discuss the options with you, a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 23, 2010 Home Buying in 91001
lmc, Home Buyer in Tracy, CA
lmc answered:
They are listed on the following website
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 4, 2009 Foreclosure in Altadena
Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
Keith Sorem answered:
Altadena Home Owner's Insurance Rates near the foothills.
You will probably be in a Fair Plan area. I am happy to refer you to a great insurance agent who works in the Foothills.
Shawn White, Crescenta Valley Insurance 818-248-4246. ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2008 Home Insurance in 91001
Sam,  in Pasadena, CA
Sam answered:
I am looking to buy a house in Altadena, one block East of Fair Oaks . Is it really dangerous?
Hi Abresson,

The best information I have on crime statistics for that area is in the web reference below. Just enter in 91001 in the zip code and you'll reach the site. Trulia wo ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2008 Home Buying in Altadena
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