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Rich Reed, Real Estate Pro in Arcadia, CA
Rich Reed answered:
Can I advertise unit for sale by owner on Trullia?
You can advertise it for sale on postlets.com and it will appear on Trulia and other sites as well.
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Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in Larchmont, NY
Diana Hellman answered:
What concerns should I have with this home being listed for 3 years?
Generally speaking, the interest in a house is directly related to price, location and condition although there are other issues like layout, etc. You should have your agent do the due ... more
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Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo, Broker & Associates answered:
What happens a buyer says he's considering another, specific property and only has a few days to respond just so you lower your price?
You may accept their low offer or not. Any listing that is priced right will generate multiple offers right now. If your property has been siting on the market for a while and you only ... more
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Richard Litt…, Other/Just Looking in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
How to find the name of the escrow company that represented the sale of your house a few years ago?
The escrow company's name should be in your closing documents,

I am assuming they did not give you a copy or you have lost them.Check with the agent who sold you the house, or the ... more
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NCHomes Team, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
NCHomes Team answered:
How to locate the closing escrow documents from a sale as far back as 15 years ago?
I would start by speaking with your attorney, it's possible that they can pull tax records where the information you're looking for would be noted. If not it may be that your attorney w ... more
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Nick, Home Buyer in Santa Monica, CA
Nick asked:
How to locate the closing escrow documents from a sale as far back as 15 years ago? I am anticipating of going through the divorce process, so I just would like to know where the funds received from sales of community assets/homes went to and the nature of their distributions…
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Jamie Tian, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jamie Tian answered:
Reporting potential scam - 2670 33rd St,Santa Monica, CA 90405
Flag the listing or contact Trulia directly!

Feel free to contact me anytime via phone/text at (310) 717-1321.

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Jamie Tian
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Jamie Tian, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jamie Tian answered:
Have a relocation opportunity from Houston suburbs to a job in Santa Monica... where do we live with where the commute is not outrageous?
Hi Shanna,

These are all great areas to consider. If you tell me more about your price range and how large of a home you are looking for, I would be happy to let you know which neigh ... more
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Byron Hebert, Real Estate Pro in Ormond Beach, FL
Byron Hebert answered:
Can you make offers on multiple properties? If more than one accepts, what happens?
Its up to the agent you are working with, but most offers require you to put up an escrow deposit once the offer is accepted. You also mention below sellers are taking too long to consi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
Leah Walczak, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Leah Walczak answered:
How does someone from overseas purchase a home? In Australia it's quite simple, but in the US it all seems so difficult.
Dear Zayoubi,

Nice to meet you. I have dealt with quite a few foreign buyers in my experience, Westside is the place to buy! When purchasing anywhere different, you will come across ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
Kim And Kris…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Kim And Kristine Halverson answered:
anyone have the following: Santa Monica N. of Wilshire, N.of Montana, Lincoln Middle School, sfr,3 bedrooms, 2800 sq.ft. To $2,700,000. Thx
Hi,
Were you able to find a home for your clients? It's been a few years, and prices have increased considerably.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 12, 2014 Home Buying in 90402
John & Janis…, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John & Janis Arendsen answered:
Recently had an on exchange about how agents charge commission. Maybe you guys can explain it to me.
If his license has be suspended or revoked he shouldn't be with anyone selling RE or even representing himself as a licensed agent. If his broker is knowingly allowing him to participat ... more
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Sri Kesava, Real Estate Pro in Venice, CA
Sri Kesava answered:
I looking for information regarding TIC properties in the LA area. With SF based bank seking information in LA area.
Hi John, there are a few TIC properties available. The financing is the challenge, but it seems you have that in place. Pls reach out with your specific questions.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
Sri Kesava, Real Estate Pro in Venice, CA
Sri Kesava answered:
What's your opinion of Sunset Park (Santa Monica)? Pros and cons?
It depends on where you are comparing it to, but Sunset Park is one of the most coveted and sought out areas in Los Angeles. Unless one can afford west of Lincoln, Sunset Park is as go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
Victoria Mas…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Victoria Massengale answered:
Why are some of the condos in Santa Monica priced at like 6000 or 14000? Is that the payment a month?
Alex is correct, they are for rent.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
Kathleen Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Kathleen Becker answered:
Can I buy a foreclosure from this site with straight cash, even with bad credit? Can I do it asap or do I have to go through many procedures?
Hi Monika:

Yes, you can purchase a property by paying all cash, even if you have bad credit. However, you may want to consider if you have any collection accounts or issues with the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 27, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Monica
carenkerr, Both Buyer and Seller in 90405
carenkerr answered:
What's the average residential lot size in 90405, West of Lincoln and East of Main Street?
The value of the lot is impacted by what someone might be able to build on that lot in the far distant future. The lot sizes can be depends on space of land. The average lots would be ... more
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Sri Kesava, Real Estate Pro in Venice, CA
Sri Kesava answered:
When a house is posted on Trulia as a 3 bdr and the Trulia county records show 2 bdr, is the extra bdr a non-permitted room or just inaccurate info?
Usually, but not always, this is a legal den or other such room that the owner is using as a 3rd bedroom. On a few occasions public records are wrong. In most cases the public records ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 22, 2013 Home Buying in 90405
Heather Paul, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
Heather Paul answered:
In the state of California, can I switch my buyer's agent during the Escrow process?
I would not recommend it, as you will most likely need to pay the current agents commission as well as any new agent you switched to. If they submitted an offer and showed the property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 12, 2013 Home Buying in 90404
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Tustin, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
Is it likely to get a condo offer accepted with only 10% down?
If you make a good offer then you should be fine. I have closed FHA loans where 3.5% down was accepted. As long as you have a good agent and lender, then you should be fine. If you need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Buying in 90404
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