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John.Finler, Home Buyer in Atlanta, GA
John.Finler answered:
How much value will a pool add to my house?
A pool will only add value to your house if it looks good. If you want the best job done for your pool you have to go to the best, and they are the team at http://www.proatlasinc.com. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 29, 2014 Quality of Life in 94025
Katy Straser, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
Katy Straser answered:
Are there farmhouses for sale in Portola Valley? How can I find one?
This is easy! I sell lots of homes this way – writing letters to the sellers in that area – I have all the addresses of the farm houses in PV – happy to send something out on your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in 94025
Gary Mckae, Real Estate Pro in 94301
Gary Mckae answered:
Ocwen has not given me a Payoff Statement. Need advice to move fwd w/new lender?
You can order by contacting your lender and they will give you a fax number to send your request. The payoff should be calculated to a set date per your request. Irrespective of that, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 23, 2013 Financing in 94025
bengibson4113, Both Buyer and Seller in Salt Lake City, UT
bengibson4113 answered:
What is the best option for installing solar heating for a back yard swimming pool?
I believe there's only a few companies that offer it. I would get maybe 3 bids and find out where your back roof is facing. That plays a big role. I use to install swimming pools for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 25, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 94025
Marcy Moyer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Marcy Moyer answered:
I would appreciate recommendations on a consultant who can advise on proper installation of an HRV system (HVAC) during a home remodel.
I like Palo Alto Plumbing and Heating

Palo Alto Plumbing Heating & Air
Looking for Heating Services in Palo Alto? We have the best deal for you. Ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 28, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 94025
Terry Farnsw…, Real Estate Pro in Crystal Lake, IL
Terry Farnsworth answered:
Can I expect the same results from an Agent who offers a commission Discount (rebate) compared to the traditional agent’s full-commission?
Hi Michael,

You asked a question that is going to touch a sore spot with most real estate agents, so you are likely going to get some biased opinions. Realtors have a vested interes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in 94025
Susan J. Penn…, Real Estate Pro in 33331
Susan J. Penn, PA, Realtor answered:
what is the process to visit a foreclosure?
You need a real estate agent so start looking.

Susan Penn, PA, SFR, CDPE http://about.me/HomesForSale_SusanJPennPA
EWM Realtors® | A HomeServices of America Company | An Affili ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in 94025
Michael Cubs…, Other/Just Looking in Houston, TX
Michael Cubstead answered:
We are in the process of purchasing a house. It came in $15,000 less than the asking price. The seller's are challenging the appraisal due to a
Well, you left off the asking price but more importantly the selling price. The value of a pool, depends a lot on the pool it's self. Above ground vs in ground, fiberglass vs gunite, co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in 94025
Mandy Safka, Real Estate Pro in 94025
Mandy Safka answered:
job transfer Los Alamitos to to Belmont. Looking for Sun, Safe, and Resale neighbhd. Advise on Redwood City, Burlingame, San Mateo, or San Fran? Than
I highly recommend Menlo Park. Menlo Park enjoys all of the culture of Palo Alto, as its next-door neighbor, while being a quiet, family-oriented community with great weather and schoo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Quality of Life in 94025
Gilbert Rich…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Gilbert Richards answered:
What is the best website to get detailed information about foreclosures?
Have a realtor that works in the area you are looking in get the information for you.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 5, 2011 Home Buying in 94025
Penelope Hua…, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
Penelope Huang answered:
Which realtor sells the most Willows property?
Actually if you are counting transactions, Omar and I have represented 9 transactions (buyers and sellers) in the Willows since 2007, sometimes we work under our joint DRE number so it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 16, 2010 Home Selling in 94025
Liz Saldana, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Liz Saldana answered:
Me and my siblings just inherited a house in Encinitas California 92024 worth about $700,000.00. I has a pool/jacuuzi which is in need of reapairs
If it is not too late, my partner recently sold a home in Encinitas that also was an inherited property and an older home, no repairs made. Encinitas is very unique in that some buyers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 4, 2010 Quality of Life in 94025
Gilbert Rich…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Gilbert Richards answered:
how to get a loan on a home appraised at below average condition?
This is an easy question. If you are working with limited down, do an FHA 203(k). If you are working with a large down payment there are a couple resources for remodel/rehab financing t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 29, 2010 Home Buying in 94025
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Voices Member answered:
I need to know the rental value of my home in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park.
Hi John,

If you would consider renting now, I happen to have a client looking in Menlo Park for a 4 bedroom. If your place fits the bill, please give me a call. I'd be happy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Buying in 94025
voices member, Other/Just Looking in Burlingame, CA
voices member answered:
will the high speed train problem interferir with my property price? i do leave in menlo park facing it.
Hello Margarida,

Here is a helpful post that details six easy ways to stage your home for under $1000 dollars. This will not remove the train noise, but making your home as visually ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2009 Home Buying in 94025
Earl Girbovan, Real Estate Pro in Mountain View, CA
Earl Girbovan answered:
What is the price of a two-bedroom apartment around Menlo Park?
Nice two bedroom apartments in Menlo Park rent in the range of $1600 - $2000. You'll find most of them are in 4-plexes or small, less than 10 unit complexes. Check Craig's List or Fog ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jun 18, 2008 Home Buying in 94025
Dan Robinson, Real Estate Pro in San Carlos, CA
Dan Robinson answered:
do you have sales history on 1868 camino de los robles & 1730 stanford ave - both in menlo park?
To give you a little more info on these homes...The Camino De Los Robles home was originally put on the market in March of 2007 for $3,450,000 and has been reduced 3 times to get to it' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2008 Home Buying in 94025
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