Since you asked this question in 2012, I am sure you have seen your home equity grow !
Let us hope it continues.
You should be able to purchase a property together as partner and hope both of qualify for home loan. you may want to discuss this with attorney . if you have any ... more
All condos, whether previously approved or not, are subject to reconsideration with FNMA.
With new constructio ... more
I have assisted buyer clients in this area. I have also just listed a very affordable and renovated 2- bedroom condo in nearby North Oakland, 924 Aileen St, Unit B. Take a ... more
You should be very concern. Here in NY the Seller would be expected to get all the required CO before closing. That would mean the building inspector coming out and giving ... more
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If you don't have an agent, call escrow ... more
I work with a lot investors....A 1/1 won't be difficult to find....I just closed a transaction on a 2/1 in Oakland and the monthly mortgage payment was less then $800 ... more
There are disclosures and REO agents and banks are limited to the amount of material facts they can disclose as they did not occupy the property. However your agent has the ... more
Your Realtor should provide you with comps so you know what the market value is of that home in the current market. Then it's up to you if you want to bid higher or lower. ... more
I think you would be eligable for the 8k - I would call a Title Company - here is one that I find super helpful - Eden Toothman @ 510.527.2453
Good luck and let me know what y ... more
Congratulations on taking this step forward for your son! You have many questions and many issues to deal with. I strongly suggest consulting a California Real estate ... more