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The Coastal…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
The Coastal Team answered:
What is average sell time in the Shores?
Wow! I can quote a statistic from CAR or PWR or something, but in reality (We live in The Shore), it can be 4 days if it is riced right and 4 months if it's not! The inventory right now ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 5, 2012 Market Conditions in Long Beach
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Can someone explain what is a legal quiet title action?
There are potential "clouds" on the title - somebody may have divorced and stayed behind without getting a quit-claim deed; somebody might have sold on a real estate contract and never ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Home Buying in 90802
The Coastal…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
The Coastal Team answered:
What company will give me the same credit report that creditors pull up?
Go to http://HomeOwnershipUniversity.com ... Ask for Alissa or Scott, tell them Coach sent you.

They rock, and take good care of everyone :)

Good Luck!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 22, 2012 Credit Score in 90807
Emily S. Kne…, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily S. Knell answered:
Can any agents recommend a gardener? One that specializes in late-notice, one-time jobs, as for listings that need a clean up before an open house.
Try Beautiful Landscaping, they've been working in the area for eons.
google for their #

I don't look back on this same Trulia thread for answers posted after mine.

EmilyKnell1@y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 20, 2012 General Area in Long Beach
Nancy Cardena, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Nancy Cardena answered:
What areas in Long Beach are likely to appreciate in the next 5 years?
When real estate market was hot, ALL areas of Long Beach were going up in price. Word of caution though, the areas where prices started low and then went off the grid, have fallen much ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 13, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
Fred Sweezer…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Fred Sweezer Sr. answered:
Question of the Day: What makes a great buyer's agent
A good buyer agent show thier clients as many homes as it take until the home they fit in is found! One agent that I know showed her client homes for a year! And this without counting t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 16, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
Jerome Hodge, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Jerome Hodge answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
Assuming we are addressing a residence, we are concerned with a few basics.
Tip 1: Know what you are looking for and why.
Tip 2: If you are planning on purchasing in the future...do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 7, 2012 Rental Basics in Long Beach
Peter Werren…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Peter Werrenrath answered:
What's the typical process when buying a short sale?
"Short sales" are typically not short. They occur when the value of the property is less than the outstanding mortgage debt. As such, the lender needs to evaluate what is th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 8, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
The Coastal…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
The Coastal Team answered:
I want to move. Is east Long beach c.a and west long beach c.a good areas?
Either can be wonderful! What ages are your children?> That may "Tip the Scales", after you research the schools they may attend.

Anything we can do to assist you, just ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 10, 2013 General Area in 90805
Ian Hand, Real Estate Pro in Signal Hill, CA
Ian Hand answered:
are there celebrities living in the gated community of marina pacifica on marina pacifica drive?
Dear Dragonturtle,
If you were a celebrity (and you may well be), would you want your Real Estate Agent publicising your residential address? Celebrity client or not, a professional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 18, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Marina Pacifica
Sheila Caron, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Sheila Caron answered:
What are some tips for first-time home buyers?
1. Get preapproved by a qualified lender. This means giving all your required documentation so your loan application is ready to submit once you have an accepted offer.
2. Interview ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 13, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
Michael Magaw, Real Estate Pro in 90505
Michael Magaw answered:
Looking for a furnished two bd rental for one month (April 2012) in 90808-90807-90802-90803 (in order of my preference) between 1000-1500 USD.
You want a rental for only one month? There are plenty of hotels that will give you a good monthly rate. It is hard to find cheap furnished monthly rentals.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 4, 2012 For Rent in 90808
Melissa Seid…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Melissa Seidel answered:
Which costs are potentially negotiable in closing costs
Hello,

You can ask for all the closing cost to paid for and that can be up to 3% of the selling price. When I have clients that do not have much savings I usually recommend that we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 5, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
The Coastal…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
The Coastal Team answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Repair, Restore, Make it Green(er), Stage it, Paint, Flooring, Landscape, and pick the right Realtor(c)!!!

Good advice can be found here http://KeepingItRE.com

Saddle up!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Selling in Long Beach
Nate Wolf, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Nate Wolf answered:
is an REO house good to buy?
FIRST: HIRE A BUYER AGENT REALTOR!!!

Buyer Agent REALTORs work for FREE to the Buyer. NO CHARGE TO THE BUYER.

Their fee is already included in the purchase price. And if you dont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 3, 2012 Home Buying in 90805
Josie Neglia, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Josie Neglia answered:
What are some surprises that first-time buyers encounter when purchasing a home?
When you set a goal for what you would like your monthly mortgage payment to be, be sure to leave room for cushioning.
When I bought my first home, I expected my monthly mortgage pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 19, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
Fran And Mark…, Real Estate Pro in Yardley, PA
Fran And Mark Redding answered:
I was asked to pay a refundable deposit before I see the house and receive the agreement papers for rent. Does it sound reasonable to you?
Hi

No it does not seem reasonable. Do not pay anything to anyone until you have seen the property and have met with either the owner or his agent.

Fran and Mark Redding
Prudenti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2015 Rentals in South of Conant
DJ Bonner, Real Estate Pro in 90805
DJ Bonner answered:
Hi. I'm a female looking to rent a home in Long Beach. What are some safe neighborhoods. Looking for something a little quaint too.
Hello Debra,
I will be happy to send you a list of quiet rentals.
Please provide me with a little more detail as to your price range and number of bedrooms you are ooking for.
Regard ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 1, 2012 Quality of Life in Long Beach
Barbara Robb…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Barbara Robbins-Olexa answered:
The California Housing Finance Agency. Who are they?
They are an agency of our State Government that provides loans similar to FHA but it is funded through a bond program.

CHFA, or "CHAFA" as it is sometimes known, is operate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 22, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in 92870
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
Do you know if the house you have for sale at 6786 Curtis ave long beach ca a short sale?
Hi Leticia,
The property at 6786 Curtis Ave is not listed in the MLS so I cannot answer your question.
Good luck,
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Home Buying in Long Beach
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