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Jon Barnato, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Jon Barnato answered:
good REO realtor in sacramento?
I am an active REO agent and have helped many buyers purchase REOs from homebuyers to investors. I would be happy to assist you in any way.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 15, 2011 Home Buying in 95826
Diane Pw, Real Estate Pro in Carlsbad, CA
Diane Pw answered:
money needed to buy an REO?
An REO is similar to a traditional sale, but the bank is the seller (there are some differences- as is, exempt disclosures, etc...). You can take out a loan similar to any other proper ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
Buying a home in North Natomas, are people overbidding, underbidding, or offering asking price in this area? How does it work with a foreclosure?
You should not compare prices to houses in that way, you need to look at teh house you are interested and assess what it is worth in todays market, they will take 3 sold comps within te ... more
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Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
Rent control in Roseville and greater Sacramento area?
Never heard of any rent control in these areas...I would be interested to hear if anyone else has. I am only familiar with that in New York City and San Francisco areas...?
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Bob  Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Bob Thomas answered:
Is it better to buy a 4 unit complex in South Sacramento or a single family house in Roseville or Citrus Heights area?
One key factor is the Return on Investment (ROI). All good investors look at this along with Management fees, taxes, insurance vacancy rate, maintenance, repairs and reserves for major ... more
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Teri Andrews…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, CA
Teri Andrews-Murch answered:
Is the Neighborhood gold down payment still availble in California ?
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I had not heard of this program, so I did some quick research, it is an FHA program that appears to require some seller participation. I could not find any details on which a ... more
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
when is foreclosure official. when home became REO cause no sale at auction or when bank sold home. 3 years almost up to get new FHA
I'm not sure I understand your question. The foreclosure process is a long and confusing one. It can take a year or more for a property to go through the foreclosure process and t ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
cal vet home loans and bankruptcy
Jim the best perosn to ask is a loan officer from a local bank or mortgage company. Most mortgages require a minimum of 2 years from discharge, there are some loans that will allow a sh ... more
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Bruce Slaton,  in Elk Grove, CA
Bruce Slaton answered:
We arein process of buying a short sale home , looks like the seller has mortgage insurance associated with the home ? Not sure what this means to us?
It means it is another level of approval needed for the short sale to continue. Some homeowner feel MI or Mortgage Insurance somehow benefits the homeowner and in a way it does, by pla ... more
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Jamie Collins, Real Estate Pro in Fair Oaks, CA
Jamie Collins answered:
Mortgage Credit Certificate
Although I do not believe they will grant it after the close. I would try by calling the dept. that handles the MCC.
Unfortunately, it seems that you found a LO that did not want to w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 29, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
Noel Berrios,  in Sacramento County, CA
Noel Berrios answered:
Does the listing agent have to show proof that there is another offer besides yours?
No. Offers are confidential info. Once the house is sold the details of whether it was cash or a loan purchase and the final price among other things are public information.

If you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 Home Buying in 95821
Michele Pete…, Real Estate Pro in Rocklin, CA
Michele Peterson answered:
Shadow Inventory
Rqf,
Yes..
You are surrounded by shadow inventory from a variety of sources.

Several homes that have just been listed were foreclosed on in 2008.
Yes...3 years ago.

There are m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 29, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
Merritt Noel,  in Denver, CO
Merritt Noel answered:
Can you buy a house with an FHA Loan and Flip it?
FHA and house flipping is a very slippery slope. I would not touch that with a 10 foot pole. You are talking about a federally insured home loan. If you want to commit a federal crim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Home Buying in Sacramento
Jay Emerson, Real Estate Pro in Fair Oaks, CA
Jay Emerson answered:
i'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR A SINGLE STORY HOUSE IN THE NATOMAS AREA AND WAS WONDERING IF BEING A SINGLE STORY I WILL HAVE TO PAY MORE THAN A TWO
You may pay a relative premium if compared to a same-sized home that is 2-story.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 25, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
Doug Zeller, Real Estate Pro in *, CA
Doug Zeller answered:
Is property tax in SAC higher than Fresno?
Should be about the same as a general base, because of Porp 13 any place in California.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 14, 2012 Home Buying in Sacramento
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
My daughter has submitted a bid for a short sale and today her offer for 130K was declined and they said 175K. can they counter?
The seller can counter and so can the bank. The best way to win in a short sale is to have an agent perform a detailed market analysis to see what the home's fair market value is. ... more
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Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe answered:
Does anyone know if any of the condos for sale on Rio Bravo Circle, Sac. 95826, are the "reverse" floorplan?
What do you mean by "Reverse Floor plan"?? Bedrooms on ground floor as Elizabeth suggested? I was just showing condos there today, all backyards are out the back, master bedr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 26, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
Teri Andrews…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, CA
Teri Andrews-Murch answered:
Are there mortgages on properties below $50.000. My credit union will only offer a mortgage starting at this amount. Are these properties all cash?
Shop around, try Vitek or Comstock or a mortgage broker. Many lenders don't like to do small mortgages, but they are out there, but yes many of those properties are purchased for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 3, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
A real estate broker wants to put an offer on my foreclosure listings and then he asks me to write up the contract is he entitled to commission?
Smiles,

It's best to clearify things sooner than later. At the very least it would seem he would be entitled to a referral fee.

If he is to be considered the selling agent, h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 30, 2011 Home Buying in 95829
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
seller asked 34,900 accepted 27k inspection says a/c replaced 3,400! I think seller won't. What do I do next? This is 1,500 sf mobile home.
Miranda,
First clarify that the agent is representing both parties or helping both parties, but representing the seller. If they are representing only the seller, you don’t ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 13, 2011 Home Buying in Sacramento
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