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Sam Andress, Real Estate Pro in 91344
Sam Andress answered:
We recently added square footage, additional bedrooms, additional bathrooms, and remodeled our home. How do I get this information updated?
Mike, sites like Trulia should get the updates eventually from the public record. Or when you list to sell, you Realtor will update on the MLS listing based on the public record and th ... more
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Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
What if I found out after the close of my home that my buyers agent was related to the listing agent? Is this illegal and do I have a civil case?
Yes by law the are required to disclose. The question is did they give you a fair deal or did they cheat you. If they Cheated you I would complain to the BRE. If not I might just go on ... more
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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
can you be in escrow and be told your not approved now?
Hello David, yes this can happen if you can not document your wife's child support income. Does she deposit it in the bank monthly or get it in a personal check? Is it court ordered and ... more
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Amy Castillo, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Amy Castillo answered:
How do we get realtors to listen to what we can afford, or they are part timers, but don't pay attention to the specs needed for us to buy...?
Hello, Are you obtaining financing or paying all cash. I ask because if you are obtaining financing the answer is actually very simple.
You should have a Pre Approval Letter from your ... more
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Amy Castillo, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Amy Castillo answered:
Can someone who placed an offer on a short sale home get approved after a Lis Pendens has been issued to the seller? The offer was given 46 days ago.
Your loan agent would be the best person to speak with. Most lenders will not lend on a home that has a Lis Pendens against it if you are financing most of the home value.
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Amy Castillo, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Amy Castillo answered:
Are there income requirements for FHA loans? And how accessible are they?
All loans are based on your Debt to Income ratios. Here is a quick look at how its calculated:
Monthly debt divided by your total monthly income x 100 = your Debt to Income Ratio. Most ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Sam Andress, Real Estate Pro in 91344
Sam Andress answered:
Is it difficult to purchase a home with an FHA loan in Los Angeles? Are there any agents that specialize helping a buyer with an FHA loan?
It can be difficult but sometimes you may get beat out by other stronger offers from cash buyers and folks with 20%+ down. I suggest working with a full-service brokerage that has a mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 28, 2015 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Marcio Wilges, Home Owner in Boca Raton, FL
Marcio Wilges answered:
Average time to move in after buying a house ?
Thanks to the contributors who helped to answer the question here in this discussion. Another thing that you would like to take note of is also the preparations you need to do after sec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 27, 2015 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Creditconsul…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Creditconsultance890 answered:
Can I get a loan approval through a different lender, although I am 2 weeks passed my escrow closed date?
Attention Please: Are You Financially down ? Do you need a loan to pay off bills or buy a home Or Increase your Business ? Apply for a loan now and get approved. We offer all kinds of ... more
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Zherqfxq, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Zherqfxq asked:
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Rick and Ell…, Real Estate Pro in 91316
Rick and Ellen Griffith answered:
what is the current price per sq ft in the melrose district on clinton st area?
Hello,
The average for that area presently is in the mid $700s per square foot. Please contact us if we can help find you what you're looking for.
Have a great evening,
Rick&Ellen Gr ... more
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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Could i rent to owe with poor credit?
Hello Precious, yes because rent to own does not require good credit but it does require from 10% down and another 3% fee. Why rent to own if you may qualify to buy to own with less out ... more
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Amprestige, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Amprestige answered:
How long can a title company hold the closing funds in the state of Nevada?
We have funds for an invoice submitted to the title company here in Texas
The Seller is asking the title company to hold the funds. it is closed and everyone else has been funded but ... more
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Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Is it possible to get a single home but yet in a PUD community within 30 mins from LA under $350K built from 1990 and up?
It can take 30 minutes to get from Santa Monica to Culver City when there is heavy traffic so Joshua has a good point there. I think it would be difficult to purchase a single family ho ... more
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Monalisahat, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Monalisahat answered:
I am looking at a property literally a mile north of the Hollywood Bowl. Will I hear the music/noise of the concerts every night?
yes, you will .....I lived in the area of Outpost Estates ...on Los Tilos Rd. But to be honest i did not find it annoying. What was annoying was the amount of cars parking (even in my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 12, 2015 Home Buying in Hollywood Hills
taherir, Real Estate Pro in Palos Verdes Estates,...
taherir answered:
I have 750K Cash to invest in real estate in SoCal. Where will I get the best deals/returns in the current market?
Any real estate investment is better than leaving money in the bank and earning 1-2% interest. It is better than gambling on stock market where you win some lose some. You cannot levera ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 7, 2015 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Seller says that they will not vacate the property at time of close. will leave 48 hours later. What remedies to I have if they do not leave?
We would need to see the contract you signed for this purchase in order to give you advice. I recommend you talk to a Real Estate Attorney and take the contract with you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 7, 2015 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
I noticed in some listing it said Fee vs. Lease?
http://www.zillow.com/wikipages/Fee-Simple-vs-Leasehold-Ownership/

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com

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