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Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
What is the crime rate percentage in San Jose, CA 95117 area and whta types of crimes are they?
Basically low. That also depends on the street. All residential, apts they are different,
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 25, 2014 Home Buying in 95117
Kris125, Home Owner in San Jose, CA
Kris125 answered:
How is the Fiesta lane(San Carlos Townhomes) built by Roem Builders complex in San Jose 95126?
I just came across this thread and though I would share since I live in the community. We live in one of the 3 bedroom homes and love it.The homes are well built and have a solid feelin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014 Home Buying in Central San Jose
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is a raised sidewalk due to tree roots a big deal?
No, not a tough problem to handle. It is quite a common occurence in San Jose.
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Requires concrete removal and pouring of new concrete. Also check with the city
on tree removal.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in 95129
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
Milpitas or Cambrian park?
What has your Real Estate Agent stated? Which direction did you end up going?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 16, 2014 Home Buying in Cambrian
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
I am looking to buy in Cambrian park area and noticed a few 2/1 b SF homes near Hillsdale and Maridian ave. Is it wise to buy a 2/1 as a starter home?
Hi Beeya:

Thanks for your question since, 2010.

I hope you did not go ahead with it then, as the market corrected and being
on a busy street it would have been a tough ride.

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 16, 2014 Home Buying in Cambrian
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
I am thinking about leasing Solar panels for my home. I heard that it might be hard to transfer the lease to the new owner, when I sell my home.
Poseydep: I recently closed a transaction that had a solar panel lease that needed to be transferred to new owner.
Easy.
We sent over a copy of our (the lender's) credit report to th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in 95120
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
What are common policies for pets when moving into a maufactured home or condo in Bay Area?
Mobile homes rarely allow you to sublease because they are on rented spaces. And of the few that allow the owner to sublease they have pretty strict rules regarding pets. The number, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
What is most impacting your decision to buy: inventory or mortgage rates?
affordability of the home is crucial
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95123
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
For those looking to buy in Willow Glen, do you prefer a 'vintage' home or one that's been built more recently?
There are settlement issues in that area.Most vintage homes go foundation,beam, wall cracks. A new home is preferred if you can find one.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
Stephen Whit…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Stephen Whitlock answered:
If I buy home at a foreclosure auction, how can I be able to clear all liens go with the property? Do I need to pay all liens before closing?
One of the most over looked facts when considering purchasing a foreclosure is that you the BUYER will pay a 5% commission to the auction company. If you bought a normal home using a R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 1, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Charanjeet A…, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Charanjeet Ajmani answered:
considering to buy a house but don't have down payment and median score is 664. Any suggestion how to go about doing this?
Hi Nikhil,

You should connect with a local lender who has experience working with first time homebuyers with sub-optimal credit scores. They will review your finances and credit repo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014 Home Buying in 95134
Samysayad, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
Samysayad answered:
After the appraisal from my lender's preferred appraiser, my LTV is currently 77%. But lender wants 75% to remove PMI.Is this correct as per HPA?
Why not refinance and get rid of the mortgage insurance? Depending on what rate you have now and what your mortgage balance is of course. Even if the rates today are higher than what yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Home Buying in 95133
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 94040
Arpad Racz answered:
What does realtor generally help with? ours setup auto emails, asked us to see disclosures ourselves! what r some experiences here? plz share
Hi,

It is best to discuss with an agent on your first meeting or so the expectations on what type of help you need. Some buyers are investors and need less help, or even prefer to do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Buying in 95134
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
I am looking to buy a house in 95111 near coyote road near to 101. Is it a good area for a family with 2 kids to live.?
Hi Ann,

My name is Huey, and I have sold several homes in the area you describe. In fact, many of the homes I sold there were to home buyers with families.

To determine if this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Charanjeet A…, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Charanjeet Ajmani answered:
How much down payment do you need to give in order to purchase a second house? We bought one last year in July.. How close/far apart can they be?
Given the complexity of rules around owning a second house and its implications on mortgage products and rates, it would be best to talk to an experienced local mortgage banker. Here is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 94040
Arpad Racz answered:
Cost to inspect a foundation in San Jose CA
Hi,

I know a good foundation inspector locally that could give you more details. Please feel free to email me from my profile.

Kind regards,

Arpad
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
do i need a buyer agent when buying a new home from a builder? what is the advantage and disadvantage?
I think it is always wise to have someone represent you in any real estate transaction.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 24, 2014 Home Buying in 95119
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