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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Where can I find an agent who will help on a rent-to-buy house in 40-50min commute to Sherman Oaks CA?
Sakura,

Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Sean Seckar, Real Estate Pro in 91354
Sean Seckar answered:
Condo ID number
Robinchoppe

Is there a question you would like answered?

Sean Seckar
RE/MAX of Santa Clarita
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in 91355
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Is there really lease to own properties?
Lease to own never works out. It is not commonly practiced these days. We all know of it but it almost doesn't exist. Keep working on your credit. You'll be surprised at how much can be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 5, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Does pre-approval for a loan usually end with an actual approval?
There are so many different variables to a person getting approved for a loan. It is true that someone can initially get pre-approved for a loan and not qualify down the road. Maybe the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 5, 2015 Home Buying in 91354
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
My question is do I have to disclose my financial records to my Uncle like I would to a bank in order to legally buy my brother's house?
Is the Uncle representing your brother? You mentioned payments, are you obtaining a loan or are you asking for the brother to carry a note on the property? If you are asking the brother ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Home Buying in 91354
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Why can't I see any of the houses I had saved in Trulia anymore?
Not sure. You would have to call Trulia Customer Service and ask the same question.

Alex Montelongo/Broker
Coldwell Banker Star Realty
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
On average how many offers will you have to make before you get an offer accepted?
It depends on the overall strength of the offer, the buyer and the skills of the agent. There are so many variables that can weaken or strengthen an offer. I can sit and type for a coup ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Home Buying in 91354
Brad Korb, Real Estate Pro in Burbank, CA
Brad Korb answered:
Home purchase considered need info on Area Santa Clarita / Saugus - commute Santa Monica Blvd off 405
Welcome to the LA area! I suggest having your husband commute during rush hours to and from Santa Clarita and Santa Monica and see how he feels about the commute. You are able to get ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
moving a home onto land i want to buy in 91390
yes is it possible but make sure check with city for ordinance .

Sincerely

Omar Khamisa
NMLS 369325
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 14, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Is there another way of viewing details of a foreclosure house than using realty trac?
If it is listed in the local MLS as well you can have an agent send it to you.

Chris
1 vote Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2014 Foreclosure in Santa Clarita
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Do I have to bring cash /check to an auction? If I win , do I have a grace period or possibly sign something stating I will be able to get funds?
If you are talking about an auction at the courthouse at the end of the foreclosure, then you need cash because they require payment in days -- no time for a loan.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Foreclosure in 91354
Christina O'…, Real Estate Pro in 91355
Christina O'Dell answered:
Whats up with the market?
It is a really interesting transitional market right now. There are a lot of properties that are sitting idle, but there are also many properties that are being sold very quickly. When ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 26, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
What is the typical buyer's agent commission in the Charlotte area?
HI Becky,
Buyer's agents commission is usually paid by the seller and it can vary. Each listing may have a varied amount but to suggest what is typical or average risks breaking the l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Nick Khachian, Real Estate Pro in 91208
Nick Khachian answered:
Short sale with 3% credit?
hello,

It all depends on how much the bank is going net after all the fees. Is your offer above the appraisal value? Beside the factor, that the bank need to net certain amount, ev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 4, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Claudia Cook, Real Estate Pro in Valencia, CA
Claudia Cook answered:
if rental is in red forclosure status...can landlord evict for non payment of rent...we r trying to save to move and he hasnt been honest.
This is not the first time that I have heard of this issue. The below answers are accurate. I am not a lawyer so this should not be taken as legal advice. If you are current in your lea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 6, 2014 Foreclosure in 91354
Tony Lewis, Real Estate Pro in Valencia, CA
Tony Lewis answered:
I am lost because never heard of Mello ross tax before and now I am between deciding to purchase a home with mello ross tax or without it...
The original reason for the Mello Roos Bond was to lower the price of the home and thus lowering the amout needed for a down payment. It was also a way around Proposition 13 which limi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 12, 2013 Home Buying in Santa Clarita
Jeremy Gray, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Jeremy Gray answered:
Why would you list a property and then not allow anyone to see it?
Hi Jane,
This is something that agents struggle with frequently. The easy answer is the seller is not going to profit from the sale and does not have much incentive to cooperate. How ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91355
Jeremy Gray, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Jeremy Gray answered:
I just submitted a short sale offer & recieved a couter on a few of the terms, a few of which seem strange since it hasn't even been sent to
Hi Darleen,
The check part does not surprise me, I don't love it, but it doesn't surprise me. Short sale listing agents are doing everything they can to make sure the buyer stays in t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91355
Jeremy Gray, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Jeremy Gray answered:
How to get escrow initial deposit($10K) in short sale after home buying contract's cancelled & seller refuses to sign on?
This is a very difficult situation. If the home has gone to foreclosure, the seller has no urgency to sign off on the Cancellation. If it hasn't foreclosed, then you have a better cha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91355
Alex Meguerd…, Real Estate Pro in La Canada, CA
Alex Meguerditchian answered:
Is there a Mello Roos tax imposed on 27473 Bridgewater Dr., Valencia CA Assessor's ID #2811 046 001?
Unfortunately there is a mello roos tax on this property...if you would like I can send you properties in the SCV area that are mello roos free!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 17, 2013 Home Buying in 91354
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