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Steve West, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Steve West answered:
Why is WELLSFARGO underwriter making it so difficult?
I'm afraid that your experience sounds completely normal to me. In my experience, Wells Fargo underwrites more than once, often in multiple locations. Although they seem to have the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 24, 2014 Home Buying in 94110
Oggi Kashi, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Oggi Kashi answered:
Who (realtor, attorney?) can help you get a foreclosed home? What's the usual amount (%?) of up-bidding that occur on foreclosures?
You would normally hire a realtor unless you are going for foreclosure auction sales at the courthouse steps, in which case you would hire an attorney.

As for bidding, it all depend ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Rebecca White, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Rebecca White answered:
condos with 55 age limit
Hey Guys,

Not sure what your question is. Are you asking which places are 55+?

A regular condo such as Fank Norris or one that includes programs and food like the Carlisle?

Or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Roxanne Mino…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Roxanne Minott answered:
What are the pros and cons of buying a TIC in San Francisco?
Hello Todd,

One of the pros of buying a TIC in San Francisco is that TICs tend to be less expensive than condos. However, they have higher interest rates and higher down payment req ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Rita V. Schm…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Rita V. Schmid answered:
Do you think the new development condo, Madrone in Mission Bay is a good long term investment?
Indeed it certainly is a great investment. The growth in Mission Bay is amazing if you look at the businesses surrounding that community. It encompasses the biotech companies, UCSF to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 30, 2012 Home Buying in Mission Bay
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I have a section8 looking for a three bedroom in san francisco other then in the bayview any ideas how to find a good place ?
Hi there,

Let's match you up with an agent who can help you and find a place that fits your needs.

How does Trulia Agent Match work?

-We know the best agents and their special ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 18, 2012 Home Buying in Bernal Heights
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
First time home buyer looking for a 2 br home in SF-How should I prepare?
Cheyenne: Congrats on purchasing your first home!
As I state in my Blog, the first steps in homebuying are to familiarize yourself with the process AND get yourself preapproved with a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 21, 2012 Home Buying in 94114
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Thoughts on the outcome. In your opinion does it look like I will get approved?
The only on that can tell you and the only one's opinion that counts is a local and trusted loan officer. They have to look at your credit and financials and then can prequailify you at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 21, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
i cannot open your answers! thank u everyone for responding but why does it say 'error' when i try to open your answer??
You may wish to report the error message to customer service http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Ruth Velez, Real Estate Pro in 97068
Ruth Velez answered:
Hello, looking for a holiday home in SF. we r not residents or citizens. what is the procedure of getting a loan from a us bank? thanks
You might want to do some internet searches on this question. I did a search and found an answer at the following web address: http://www.bills.com/non-resident-alien-mortgage/.

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Roxanne Mino…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Roxanne Minott answered:
In Mission Bay, there is a special assessment for property tax....called "Mello Roos". It is about $2K per year!!! Really?
Hello,

Yes, the Mello Roos special tax will be there every year. It is a type of financing that is used to pay for improvements and services within the district. The taxes are levi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Home Buying in 94158
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Why is Wells Frago Underwriting so slow and useless?? Based upon results they are useless! What gives with these obtuse individuals?
Stuart, it's not just Wells Fargo, I have had the problems this year with two other large banks as well. We needed to reform underwriting standards, a few years ago we could get a mort ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 26, 2013 Home Buying in 94109
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
We plan to make an offer on a condo. It has no inspection reports, seller wants to sell it AS-IS. Is that a good idea?
As is always signals a 'red flag.' I would encourage you to be wise and get a home inspection. Based on that, you can decide whether to stay in the deal or get out...if you like the hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 Home Buying in 94118
Gregory Karr, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Gregory Karr answered:
Buying in BayView San francisco
Good question because it is filled with the potential to get a broker in trouble due to its overtones of discrimination. Let it rest that you can find a good home in the Bay View if yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Eric H Wong, Real Estate Pro in 94704
Eric H Wong answered:
Getting pre-qualified
You have to get pre-approved from a lender. Your offer will not be taken seriously without that pre-approval letter. And remember, you want to get pre-approved, not pre-qualified.
Tal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Gabrielle Da…, Real Estate Pro in 94121
Gabrielle Dahms answered:
I want to bid on this property 367 Head St, San Francisco, CA at auction.com. Is anyone familiar of this neighborhood?
Lakisha,

This home was last sold in 2007 and is not currently on the market. You may have found this home on a site that is a foreclosure site and wants you to subscribe to their ser ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 21, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Is HEAD ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA located in good neighborhood? What the houses' condition at this area?
Hi Lakisha,

According to Google Maps, this street is near Ingleside Heights. Using our Crime Maps, I was able to determine that it is a very safe area, take a look:

http://www.tru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 26, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Oggi Kashi, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Oggi Kashi answered:
Considering Bernal or Glen Park, what are some of the /- between the two.
It all depends on which areas of Bernal and Glen Park we are talking about however in general, Bernal sees more action and I feel its future is a bit brighter.

Oggi Kashi
Broker A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 28, 2012 Home Buying in San Francisco
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
How common is it for a Buyer’s Agent to offer half of his own commission as a rebate to clients? Since his commission is 3%, that means I’ll get
I don't know about where you are, but that is illegal here. It's called a "kickback". There are probably several ways around this to accomplish a similar thing without running afoul of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in 94158
Fongpi, Home Buyer in
Fongpi asked:
Getting discount for condo at Madrone by Bosa in Mission Bay, San Francisco How common is it for a Buyer’s Agent to offer half of his own commission as a rebate to clients? Since his commission is 3%, that means I’ll get 1.5% back to me after the sale goes...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Home Buying in 94158
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