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Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
Given the same, or approximately so, living area, and other features, and within less than a mile distance should normally 5 bed homes have higher mar

It may depend on many factors, such as:

1) what is the norm for that area. If there are 90% 3 bedroom homes, and someone expanded to an atypical 5 bedrooms, then the value off ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 27, 2015 General Area in 95131
bob, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
bob answered:
Any reviews on KB Home's Palazzo in Milpitas, CA from current residents or from people in the know about KB Home?
I would also like to know. I drove by but I'm not familiar with the area or the quality of KB Homes.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2015 Home Buying in 95131
Sdfds, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Sdfds answered:
Long distance co-borrower process. How does it work?
check out www.skysignature.com free esignature software
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2015 Financing in 95131
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
Home on Partial T junction, is it ok or not?
Hello braceanil:

This is usually a personal preference issue. I know that many East Asian/Southeast Asian buyers might believe that it is not good feng shui to have the house at a T- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 11, 2015 Home Buying in 95131
Apsam96, Renter in Milpitas, CA
Apsam96 answered:
How can I turn my house into a corporate rental property? I am interested in renting my 5/3 house in North San Jose to a corporation. How do I go?
Where u successful in renting to corporate? If so can you plz share the corporate contact so I can do the same with my townhome.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2015 For Rent in 95131
Pat Kapowich, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Pat Kapowich answered:
Is April 2015 a good time to sell in Berryessa area?
April has always been a great month for sellers to sell. However, in Silicon Valley the normal rules of buying and selling depending on the time of year are often moot. Our strong work ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 17, 2015 Home Selling in 95131
Joy Bechdolt, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Joy Bechdolt answered:
A broker license was suspended i he wrote up a option to buy contract is it vald.
This happened to me as well. I always check out any realtor I plan to do business with and in this case the agent didn't know his license was suspended. I asked him to have his broker r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2015 Home Buying in 95131
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
Does a short sale go for its appraised value or the highest offer?
The sellers bank is going to make sure the offer is within a percentage of the appraised value. If your offer is within that formula, it will sell at your offer price, it will not be re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in 95131
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Calling for a good property manager/realtor for my rental in 95131
Hello Valley Buyer from Stockton:

Congrats on your purchase, or previous rental.

Give me a call.

Coldwell Banker.

0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Investment Properties in 95131
ValleyBuyer, Home Buyer in Stockton, CA
ValleyBuyer answered:
How about the area along Oakland Rd, around Rock Ave?
The area around Rock Ave / Oakland road is reasonably safe - since there are some high profile properties and condo complexes nearby. I cannot comment about the mobile home in particula ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Buying in 95131
Sam Shueh,  in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Looking for a property manager. Need references.
four o-eight 425-1601
Keller Wms Cupertino Realty
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Investment Properties in 95131
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Alex Greer answered:
Can I take a job somewhere else when I am doing loan modification?
I was just looking through old post and I noticed yours. If you were not able to refinance at the time of the post, I can certainly help you out now. You can call me at 408-352-5147 or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Foreclosure in 95131
Juliana Lee, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee answered:
Is buying home in good school district really that big a deal??
Locally in the SF Bay Area / Silicon Valley, homes in good school districts were hit the least by the economic turn down and recovered the quickest. When there is a prolonged good econ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 1, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 95131
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
do you need to do your own inspection for 8-year old townhome/condo if the seller already provide theirs?
Dear Kathy,
If you were "my" client I would tell you to never bypass your own inspection even with new property. If you look at your purchase contract we have many places that advise y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Buying in 95131
Debby Valver…, Home Buyer in Lynn, MA
Debby Valverde answered:
Are there real estate agencies who will show my rental property to prospective renters?
I am located in the Boston / Cambridge area. Please feel free to contact me to discuss your options. buyerselleragent76@gmail.com
Hope I can help!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 6, 2012 Rentals in 95131
Ron Kooyman, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Ron Kooyman answered:
We bought a home in San Jose, CA. My real estate agent has committed to give us 1% cash back before putting an offer. And now we closed the home and

Give your Realtor the opportunity to set things right? It may have just been an oversight in escrow.
Send him email, text and phone message. If he doesn't respond within 72 h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Buying in 95131
Jim Guido, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Jim Guido answered:
Considering to buy a short sale house, can I rent it to current tenants or owners of the house after the short sale is complete?
Hi Sailam,

You have asked many important questions and is very hard to answer them here as their can be many variables. In my opinion you need to pick a good Realtor to work with fir ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Home Buying in 95131
Mitchell Pea…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Mitchell Pearce answered:
Termites *le sigh*

Mr. Butterfield and Mrs Vellios make good points. The termite droppings could have been from furniture now gone or newly present. If from furniture now present, cleaning up ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Buying in 95131
Robert Chome…, Other/Just Looking in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
I am paying mortgage on 300k loan condo for 5years, i want to buy another bigger house to lower my federal tax. what implications to look for?
Another great way to reduce your income taxes is to max out your 401k (if you have not yet). But if you really want to move and you will get what you need out of the larger house, you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in 95131
Terri Vellios, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Terri Vellios answered:
Do you know any bank or lender loan to 2 years foreclosure if they can down 50% in San Jose California?
Hi Mimi,

You must contact Dave Setti. He will council you on your options and he has a program which reviews your debt and can run scenarios, this will educate you on the best way t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Foreclosure in 95131
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