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Karen McEniry, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Karen McEniry answered:
has anyone heard or used a service called "rent to own " Resources? is this a legit way to buy a home? any suggestions? Thank you!
This is definitely a scam. If anyone asks for money up front, that is a red flag.
If you are looking for a rent to own home, I would work with a Realtor who may be
able to help you f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Home Buying in 90805
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Buying a home with a Sibling? First Time Home Buyer
When this question was written in May 2012, it was a great time to buy a home. If Sam bought the house valued at $375k back then it would probably be valued at nearly $500k-$525k by now ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
I am having a problem about the roof. i asked for a roof certification , it rained and it leaked.
You are going to have to provide more information on your situation. Please call me directly.
I'll see if I can help or at least point you in the right direction.

Alex Montelongo/B ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in 90715
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Before I start working with an agent/loan officer
I'm confused with this question. Aren't you an agent at C21? I can't figure out if you are asking this question for yourself or if you accidentally posted this title in the wrong forum. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2014 Home Buying in 90712
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
How do we start getting prepared for buying our first home and how do we know were ready to purchase?
First off, you would need to speak with a lender to apply for a loan and prequalify. When applying for a loan, lenders like myself will need to look at several different things if you a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2014 Home Buying in 90805
Christine Br…, Real Estate Pro in 97701
Christine Browning answered:
The lender is paying me $100 a day if the escrow does not close in 30 days AND it did not close! Why would the do this?
This is a way for the lender to build your confidence in them.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
who can help me find SFH 3/2 or bigger that are not in the best shape???
I am sure that you've been looking online and have a general idea of what property is selling for in California. Are you looking for a fixer upper because of the price? Have you been pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 90805
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
I have a garage rented but he has not paid for 2 months. How can I evict him?
So what was the end result in this matter? were you able to get him out? Im curious.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 90805
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
Can i buy a house with me andmy mom income. And her name not be on the mortgage
Hello Lyn,

If you are using your mother's income to help you qualify she will have to be on the loan too.

Your mam can GIVE you down payment help, and not be on the loan, but if y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 3, 2013 Home Buying in Lakewood
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
I ran credit and it was 540, I paid everything of except 3 items, I am in the process of trying to pay them
Good morning Gilma,

We see many credit reports with low credit scores (anything less than 620), and often many scores in the 500's. This is BAD credit. If you are one of the folks ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Home Buying in 90805
Robert Chome…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
Before I start working with an agent/ loan officer
There are more and more lenders going with lower credit score for FHA so you should be OK with the 604 score.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Home Buying in 90712
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
Buying a HUD home and need Escrow company to handle the case urgently
You do not need an escorw company SPECIALIZED in HUD homes, in fact there may not be any.

You just an escrow company that DOES HUD sales. Your agent should be able to get one for yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in Lakewood
Roberto Gosim, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Roberto Gosim answered:
option to buy property
Hello missyjrrox,
If you're looking for lease with option to buy,
there's not much out there.
The two answers pretty cover it.
The reasons people like you look for
this kind of dea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 18, 2013 Home Buying in 90713
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
Best areas in Lakewood to rent for family with children?
Hello Leslie,

Karen is right, Lakewood has plenty of nice areas. Keep in mind the city of Lakewood does not have it's own school district. The city is divided into three districts; L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 15, 2012 Home Buying in Lakewood
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
is an REO house good to buy?
Hello Eileengo,

REO and standard sales are by far easier to close than a short sale.

In both standard sales and REOs the buyer can ask the seller to pay some or all of the buyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 3, 2012 Home Buying in 90805
Hassan Sabba…, Real Estate Pro in 95008
Hassan Sabbagh answered:
What about if the Seller is not performing due to an incompetent real estate agent? I want to send a notice to perform Thanks
I would recommend calling broker and consulting with a Real Estate Lawyer before taking any action.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 14, 2012 Home Buying in 90712
Debbie562, Home Buyer in Long Beach, CA
Debbie562 answered:
what is the area, in terms of crime and safety on Walnut St , area code 90805, address 6485?
That is very near Walnut and Artesia. The area is not safe and crime rates are high. 90805 as a whole suffers from violent crimes, property crimes, drug related incidents and so forth. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 20, 2011 Home Buying in 90805
Kitty, Home Buyer in 86322
Kitty answered:
Does anyone have a personal Letter of Interest template? My real estate agent suggested this and I think it is a great idea but I need a head start.
Hi Jennifhill. I am also thinking of writing a letter like this. I'd be interested in knowing how it comes out for you. Best of Luck!!
Kitty
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 2, 2011 Home Buying in Lakewood
Starr, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Starr answered:
How can I find foreclosure property?
Check out the links below,
They should show you current bank owned homes and short sales, but it really depends on the where exactly you're looking. You should definitely concentr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 25, 2011 Home Buying in 90805
Robert Farina, Real Estate Pro in Kissimmee, FL
Robert Farina answered:
My investment home in Lakeland FL...was sold and appraised at 1550sqft..but is only 1250sqft...what recourse do I have?
You may have a title claim because of the inaccuracy. Contact your title insurer.
1 vote Share Flag Thu Sep 16, 2010 Home Buying in 90713
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