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Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
Appraised value lower than purchase price. Issue with FHA? FNMA?
Appraisal value lower than purchase price is a problem with any lender regardless of FHA or conventional.
The lender will only loan upto 96.5% on FHA and 95% on conventional of the app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 20, 2013 Home Buying in 94550
Henry Brooks, Real Estate Pro in Ripon, CA
Henry Brooks answered:
Any idea why are the Ivy at Montage by shea homes priced comparatively lesser than the Magnolia place by Standard pacific?
Hello There,

It is likely Shea Homes were able to acquire the lots sooner & for less cost than Standard Pacific's lots. There could be many other factors as well and I could investig ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Home Buying in Livermore
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
What is the current reality of working with a bank to purchase REO in Livermore.?
Dave: This sounds very promising.
You would be required to have a minimum of 20% down payment for this. 30% will get you better pricing on the interest rate. The more down payment, t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 28, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
Cheri Slaugh…, Real Estate Pro in Cleveland, OH
Cheri Slaughter answered:
How do you know which properties in your neighborhood are rental!?
You can find out from several sources... Craigslist, your local newspaper, or through a local real estate agent.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 28, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
Sally Blaze, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Sally Blaze answered:
Shea Home - Ivy Montage, is this a good buy at the price they are asking for in Livermore?
Dear Ankur:

Lots of questions in one!

1. Yes, the area is not in the heart of downtown, but you are probably about 5 - 8 minutes from downtown. It is convenient to Costco, man ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 28, 2013 Home Buying in Livermore
stasia poiesz, Real Estate Pro in Livermore, CA
stasia poiesz answered:
We are planning to purchase a mobile home in the next 6 months.
Sellers often times do not consider all cash to be that important. It is nice, but if they have a choice the highest price will be in their best interest. It will be easier for you thou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 23, 2015 Home Buying in 94550
Sally Blaze, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Sally Blaze answered:
How many homes is it reasonable to see before making a purchase?
Congratulations on entering the world of home ownership!! And good luck with the process. There is no magic number. It sounds like your agent is doing a good job of showing you a varie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 17, 2012 Home Buying in 94550
Karen Crowson, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Karen Crowson answered:
This is the 1st place we looked at on Meritage in Livermore, what is going on? So many sales now from 2011. It is small, is it the HOA? Noise levels?
There had been litigation ongoing at the complex for awhile, up until sometime in 2011 when it was resolved. Banks will not lend on properties in litigation, so purchases during that ti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 17, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
Rocky G.H. H…, Real Estate Pro in Ripon, CA
Rocky G.H. Hawrysz answered:
what banks in the area offer FHA 203k loans?
There are a few real good lenders we've worked with. In addition, there is HomePath Renovation for those homes that are qualified.

Rocky G.H. Hawrysz
Prudential California Realty
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 3, 2015 Home Buying in Livermore
Rocky G.H. H…, Real Estate Pro in Ripon, CA
Rocky G.H. Hawrysz answered:
Finding out what homes are appraising for.
Are you working with a Realtor? If you are, they will be able to provide all this information. The local MLS is updated with all this information. When determining an offer price, it's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, CA
John Souerbry answered:
Sellers counter asks for buyer to accept section 1 clearance per cost less pest company?
It is very common to accept a report generated by a seller's termite inspector, since many sellers have the inspection done in preparation for putting a property on the market. These i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
Frankie Alex…,  in Manteca, CA
Frankie Alexander answered:
5700 greenville road livermore ca 94550 has changed realtors serveral times is this due to a short sale, forclosure or being overpriced?
Hello CJ,

The reason(s) for a particular property to go through several agents and or agency can vary.
A few of the most common reasons that I have witnessed are :( this is a gene ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 9, 2012 Home Buying in Livermore
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
What should I do in a situation where there appears to be exposed asbestos in a prospective home purchase?
Don't buy the house.

Or get an expert in there to give you a solid estimate on remediating the problem. Then adjust your offer to reflect the cost of remediation.

Asbestos do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Home Buying in Livermore
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
We were told our offer was accepted by bank. Can we still negotiate with our realtor about commission rebate?
Ziyoo,
This would be like finishing a satisfying meal at a restaurant and af requesting a discount. You may ask, but its poor timing in my opinion. Your agent has helped you find a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 9, 2011 Home Buying in Livermore
Diana,  in San Francisco, CA
Diana asked:
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Vickie Nagy, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Vickie Nagy answered:
Why is the price history in 1998 so much lower than the asking price currently Is there more price history listed for mls 4050129?
Hello Martin,

Your MLS number is incomplete. Missing a digit. Would like to discuss. Please contact me or update your question.

It could be many thinjgs...conditon, HOA litigation ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 7, 2011 Home Buying in Livermore
Robin Young, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Robin Young answered:
is mello roos charged in all newer homes in livermore?
No, you usually see Mello Roos in Tracy or Manteca.
Hope that helps.
Thanks Again,
Robin Young
Alain Pinel Realtors
877.371.1881x701
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Buying in 94551
Lynne Ancien…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Lynne Ancien-Ronen answered:
How is the neighborhoods in Murrieta blvd close to Holmes street? Is it a good buy for the condos in that area?
Hello Homebuyer at Mountain House,

Yes, they used to be sold for much higher of course, and it is close to downtown.
However, if you would like for me to check how much the HOA due ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 17, 2010 Home Buying in Livermore
The Medford…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
The Medford Team answered:
What does a Social Security Trace check and why doesn't my name appear?
Vintage Kitten:

It means there is confusion about whether or not the social security number given to the lender given is actually yours. Your number is possibly written down wrong so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 10, 2009 Home Buying in Livermore
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Should you offer on two homes at once?
Vintage Kitten

We wondered...if sellers can review multiple offers, then why can't a buyer write offers on multiple properties? There have been several blogs about this, and the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in Livermore
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