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Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
South bay prices - how far will they fall?
I bet the real estate market bottomed out shortly after you posted this question and you thought the values would decline another 12 to 24 months. No one knows the future or can predict ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Home Buying in 90505
The A Team R…, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
The A Team Realtors answered:
Valuation of a house
Hello ABC,
That is a very good question! At this time with the current market conditions it seems to be a good fair price for both the seller and the buyer. Hope this provides some val ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Buying in 90504
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo-Broker answered:
What if a seller doesn't disclose many very important things that he is aware of? Like house insurance claims over 30K in the past year?
The seller should have disclosed that information to you. They either tried to hide that fact or they did not know that they had to disclose that. Its hard to day. There is not enough i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 28, 2014 Home Buying in 90505
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo-Broker answered:
Having issues with my real estate agent as a buyer.
It is not unreasonable to expect better. Your agent is not providing you with great service. As mentioned below... call his or her office and report this to the managing broker of that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 28, 2014 Home Buying in Torrance
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo-Broker answered:
Can we trust our home inspector? Do they work for the Realtors?
Home inspectors work for you and not Realtors. You can be present at the time of the inspection. A good inspector will go over any issues that the property might have and provide you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 28, 2014 Home Buying in Torrance
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Any advise on finding a real estate attorney?
I always go the the Bar association recommendations if I don't have a personal referral.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 20, 2014 Home Buying in 90505
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
What if an owner doesn't disclose that there is a rodent infestation when he is well aware of it? and a busted sewer pipe?
An owner should "disclose" everything that is "known" about the property. They are not required to disclose things they do not know. The burden of proving that he knew, without a doubt ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in 90505
Vickie McSha…, Real Estate Pro in Redondo Beach, CA
Vickie McShane answered:
Mortgage officer
Hi Anthony,

If you are looking for a mortgage loan officer.
I would be happy to help you. I am established in south bay and experienced in all lending aspects.

We have loan for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Buying in Torrance
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Does it take both owners (husband & Wife) to sign a listing agreement n California?
As stated below, one spouse can bind the property with a listing agreement, but both need to sign any documents related to the actual sale UNLESS there is a quit claim deed releasing on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in Torrance
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Me and 2 roommates are looking for a 3 bdrm house to rent or lease below 1,500 a month, around old torrance area. Pls and thank you
Hello Enrique, There is currently only 1-2 bedroom houses available under $1,500 a month in Torrance. If you figure out what cities/zip codes your considering, minimum number of bedroom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Home Buying in Torrance
JENNA CHRIST…, Real Estate Pro in 90275
JENNA CHRISTENSEN answered:
I am interested in Vanderhill Rd Torrance, CA 90505 home pls advice how to place a auction
The prior responses w regard to the home on Vanderhill is correct. The home is pending as short sale - its a funky situation that I will tell u more about if u contact me directly. I li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Foreclosure in Seaside
Lala, Home Owner in Torrance, CA
Lala answered:
My ex-husband is trying to get me to sign a Substitution of Trustee on a property he is trying to foreclose on. Should I be wary? (He's a slick
Hi everyone--this is LaLa. Thank you for all the info. Here is the back story. My ex tied this property up in a property transfer years before the divorce. This property is one we used ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 8, 2014 Foreclosure in Torrance
hanna4u, Home Owner in 95403
hanna4u answered:
What does it mean when a foreclosed property's status is "revert to beneficiary"? How much time do we have to move or should we move?
Our house was foreclosed on this morning but this was initiated by the junior mortgage company (secondary mortgage). The status said "revert to beneficiary". It was explained to me th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 6, 2014 Foreclosure in Torrance
jimbucks, Real Estate Pro in Hermosa Beach, CA
jimbucks answered:
what are the schools like in torrance?
Be careful here. If you are not familiar with the area, Torrance PO confuses many people. Torrance PO has a Torrance mailing address, yet it is LA proper, and part of LA unified schoo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 14, 2013 Home Buying in Torrance
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
do we have to hire an RE Attorney?we are first time buyers and not so knowledgeable about the current seller's market.
No, you do not have to hire an attorney...but you really need an excellent "Buyer Representative" who will explain things to you and go to bat for you in the Real Estate purchase proce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Buying in Torrance
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Trying to buy a house, but can't seem to get passed the agents.
I'm sorry to hear you are having such trouble. An additional 60 days is a long time, so normally an owner will pay a rental fee for the days remaining in the home. This would have helpe ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Buying in Torrance
South Bay Ho…, Home Buyer in Torrance, CA
South Bay Home Buyer answered:
Rent Back Request after escrow has opened..
All
Thank you for input.

Lee. We have already had the appraisal done (value was fine), inspection, loan is approved. This whole rent back request came in after everything was alre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Home Buying in Torrance
C. Lee Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Palos Verdes,...
C. Lee Miller ( 877 ) 645-4110 answered:
do you have any pictures of the interior space at new horizons condos?
Hi Claire,

I have made a video and a slide show of the home in the Horizons Condo this I viewed this afternoon. I have attached a link to my website where they are located for you t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in New Horizons South Bay
Michael Magaw, Real Estate Pro in 90505
Michael Magaw answered:
Does IRS Form 14135 need to be filed by the buyer for junior Federal Tax Liens after a Trustee sale?
great question for a real estate attorney or CPA.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 22, 2013 Foreclosure in Torrance
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