Thumbs up to Sofia on "Bolting the home to the foundation".
As an emergency response general and manufactured home contractor having worked in the aftermath of every major earthquake since 1086 as well as floods, fires and even Hurricane Charley in Florida in '04 I can't tell you how important adding a few bolts to your foundation and some shear panel to your cripple wall will keep you in your home instead of in the street.... more
It's a reasonably safe neighborhood. I see a lot of cars parked on the street with broken windows, especially near Union Street. Union Street can get a bit rowdy on the weekends, but I think it's mostly just drunk people.... more
It looks as though they are asking you to pay money to sell your property before you sell it. I can't imagine any legitimate company doing business that way. You can also research the company/agent on the internet.
Lance King/Owner-Managing Broker
DRE# 01384425... more