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Tara Sarmien…, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, CA
Tara Sarmiento answered:
How long after general inspections does it take for escrow to close on a vacant bank owned home with a VA loan take?
Hello Sondra, it really depends on who the lender is and how far along they are in the process of your loan. I have a VA buyer closing escrow this Tuesday and total process was about 30 ... more
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Trang Beusch…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Trang Beuschlein, Campbell CA answered:
would like to know how much 1523 walnut ave sold for?
Bonnieierley, the home sold for $120,000.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 26, 2011 Home Buying in Antioch
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
I'm looking for a real estate attorney in the bay area that can help me get my earnest deposit back from a builder. I feel his preferred lender
This wouldn't be DR Horton or Shea Homes would it?

Sorry to hear about your experience going sour. It's a shame that most builder's preferred lenders are chosen not b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 13, 2011 Home Buying in Antioch
Irishryan83, Renter in Marysville, CA
Irishryan83 answered:
The HOA at Hillcrest Vista Condominiums doesn't answer phone calls or emails. Can someone post a good contact for management of this?
HillCrest Vista HOA Managers Office

1 (925) 778-3371
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in Antioch
Tara Sarmien…, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, CA
Tara Sarmiento answered:
Are there any NACA approved agents in the Antioch area?
I'm familiar with NACA and I have registered. Have you already met with someone there to get started? I would love to assist you with this purchase. Please feel free to email me di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 22, 2011 Home Buying in Antioch
Melissa Case, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, CA
Melissa Case answered:
Hi my name is Dornell smith and i would like to know if i can get a home loan after falling in such a financial rut three years ago that i had to
Hi Dornell,

It is really credit driven, if you had a short sale or a forclosure 3 years ago and have improved your credit sonce then you can certainly purchase a home. Once you over ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 15, 2011 Home Buying in Antioch
Shirley Bell, Real Estate Pro in Victorville, CA
Shirley Bell answered:
FHA vs NACA
I would lean more to FHA DU approved can take 30 to 45 days depending on how well the loan is packaged Not so sure about NACA.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 10, 2011 Home Buying in Antioch
Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
Looking for a great real estate agent who has experience working with real estate investors and negotiating with banks.
I am dealing with a number of Investors in Antioch right now. I deal with many Bank Owned Properties and Short Sales. I am a SFR (NAR designation for Short Sale and Foreclosure Resour ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
Joan Braunsc…, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
Are short sale counter offers controlled by bank or agent?
The banks have their own agenda. They want to get the most money back from what is already a short fall.
They order their own appraisals and are usually pretty on target with market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
Richard Hoag, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Richard Hoag answered:
2~4 units
Hi Hollie,

I have a client with multi-unit income properties in Brentwood/Antioch that will be coming on the market in a couple months. If you have interest, call or email me. I woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 4, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Pro in Easton, MA
Lew Corcoran answered:
What if the appraisal is lower than the purchase price of the home we are buying?
If the house appraises for less than the purchase price, then one of three things occur:

- the sales/purchase price will have to be renegotiated to no more than the appraised value s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in 94531
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
Antioch condo/TH near L st / Hwy4. Seems cheap but are the good buys?
Sjdad,

I can't answer to the specifics of this property, but with all condo complexes, you will want to inquire with the management company and HOA to see if there is any litiga ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 25, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
After a long 8 months wait i got an approval from the lenders on the short sale...I really loved the house..and was told to close with in 3 weeks.I
Contact an attorney who specializes in real estate and see what options you may have--most professionals do offer a free consultation.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in 94531
Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
Our offer has been accepted on a short sale, should we be submitting other offers at this time?
In a short sale, the homeowners (sellers) can accept your offer...but that does not mean the offer will be accepted, much less approved by the sellers' lenders in a short sale. Ye ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 9, 2010 Home Buying in 94531
Craig Lawler, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, CA
Craig Lawler answered:
should I buy a rental property in Antioch or Mountain House?
If I had to choose, I would buy in Antioch for a couple of reasons.

1) More potential tenants available to choose from. This can benefit you since you can select the most qualified ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
Wayne Machado, Real Estate Pro in Plaistow, NH
Wayne Machado answered:
The bank called and they want to do a BPOHow is that different from an appraisal?
Hi Carol.

A BPO (Broker Price Opinion) is like a mini appraisal. The R/E Agent determines the value based on condition as well a 3 current and 3 Sold listings. It is usually less exp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 9, 2010 Home Buying in 94531
Joe Finnerty, Real Estate Pro in Bethlehem, PA
Joe Finnerty answered:
My wife has student loans in default from before we met. I've recently inherited enough money that I'd like to put a large downpayment
In PA, you could purchase the house and get the mortgage in your name. Then your wifes name can be added to the deed after the purchase.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 5, 2010 Home Buying in Antioch
John D Fink,…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
John D Fink, Realtor answered:
Brentwood School Dist
Most of the homes in the neighborhoods behind Lowes, south of Lone Tree and west of the highway 4 bypass. If you would like more information, you can always contact the Brentwood Union ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 24, 2009 Home Buying in Antioch
CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
We put $10k earnest money for a new property (house) under construction in Oakley, CA. For personal reasons, we don't want to buy the house.
New construction...
As this is a matter of Contract issue, you might need to consult with a Real Estate Attorney. Take all the paperwork toghether.

What about find a buyer on your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 2, 2009 Home Buying in Antioch
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