There is not very much inventory in the Montrose, La Crescenta area, so most properties that have owners in trouble tend to sell as a short sale instead of foreclose, which is less ... more
If you have an address or MLS# place that in your question and any realtor can help you.
Yes, if the city finds out about it they can require it be torn down.
Normally, it is a neighbor who reports it.
Your best bet is to work with a good agent who can provide you with foreclosure listings that are available & fit within the area, price range & size/style you are l ... more
They get money ... more
The hardest part of a lease to own transaction is finding someone who is actually willing to sell as a lease to own. Many Real Estate Agents won't bother wi ... more
The program allows first time homebuyers to obtain down payment assistance, howe ... more
Most likely it means that the Bank had an offer and approved the sale of the property for $240,000. The listing agent is letting you know what the bank is comfortable with, ... more
Consider viewing the attached website. It is a good example of a common sence approact to explaining the "First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit" program,
www.federalhousingt ... more
Check loan limits here: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hicostlook.cfm
First talk to your agent about what you expect from them and just open up the lines of communication. They may not know that you are not satisfied. If you two can't come to ter ... more
Not just any agent can do the process (anyone with a liscense). It's best to go with an agent that has experience. There are properties in foreclosure (short sales) and a ... more
I would do two things. I would get a contractor in there to give an estimate of what it would take to fix the damage, and then, I would get an estimate from an exterminator as ... more