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Nila Patel, Real Estate Pro in 94087
Nila Patel answered:
how much have recent homes sold in Paseo Plaza and Paseo Villa 95112 in San Jose CA?
Hello,

Recent homes in Paseo Plaza sells for $340/sq.ft.

A 936 sq ft home was sold at $315,000 in April and a 858sq ft home was sold in May for the same price of $315,000. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Charles Butt…, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga, CA
Charles Butterfield answered:
How long does it usually take for boa to response back with your counter best and final offer?
Thank you, Ashley:

I recommend that you contact the REALTOR who made the offer for you. That is your best source of information..

However if the MLS status has been changed to pen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Nathan Neely, Real Estate Pro in 76248
Nathan Neely answered:
How do I find Realtors who specialize in just REO foreclosures?
Look on Trulia for an agent that specializes in REOs.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2015 Home Buying in 95118
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
Is anyone familiar with 823 Washington St, Mountain View, CA neighborhood?
Yes, I'm very familiar with this neighborhood. It's a one minute walk to downtown Mountain View, but the Central Expressway is in the back yard and a couple car repair shops are 2 buil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 15, 2012 Home Buying in Central San Jose
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Does it really make a difference between a a offer from a FHA buyer and a Conventional buyer?
Sellers look at the bottom line, how much will they net on an offer is the key. FHA scares some sellers more than conventional because there is a FHA inspection that must be done where ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 20, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
Is anyone familiar with Willow Glen neighboorhood? Is there good place for investment?
I am familiar with Willow Glen. What are you looking for in an investment?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 8, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
Should I buy a small house at good location or big house at poor location?
What do YOU want? What do YOU need?

That is so very personal. The old adage in real estate still stands true, Location, Location, Location.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Should I buy a code violations property if I get good deal and good location?
That would depend heavily upon what you think the violations are:
If they converted a garage or enclosed a back porch, you may only have a problem with asking for an inspection and a c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Buying in 95148
Johnson Horm…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Johnson Hormoz answered:
Is there any good Realtor in the San Jose area that specialize in short sales? I am looking for a good one to help me find a Condo/Town home
I am Certified Distressed Property Expert(Short sale specialist), Give me a call so we can talk.

Best Regard,
Johnson Hormoz
Certified Distressed Property Expert
Cell:(408)821-042 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 23, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
how is the neighborhood aroun Tennant ave in he 95138 zip code area?
If a Realtor is familiar with that area, and they tell you,
Yes, it is a low-crime area, or they tell you,
No, it is a bad area for crime;

Either way they can be held accountable, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in Edenvale
Kendrick Kwan, Real Estate Pro in Los Altos, CA
Kendrick Kwan answered:
If I pay cash, should I wait until Fall or Winter time to buy house?
Hi Lakisha,

Congratulations on being in such an enviable position of being able to pay all cash for a property.

Waiting until Fall or Winter depends on when you would like to purc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Charles Butt…, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga, CA
Charles Butterfield answered:
investing in Court Foreclosure Auction in Florida
This is a very important legal question. Many people who buy houses at foreclosure auctions lose a great deal of money because they do not know that not all liens are cleared in foreclo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Home Buying in 95136
Hollie, Home Buyer in Tracy, CA
Hollie answered:
extension / GFE
The seller said they are going to move out on COE. It's hard for us to sign docs.
Can we ask them to move out before signning docs?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 6, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Elena Talis, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Elena Talis answered:
Is it worth buying a house in the Bay Area?
Don't guess how much you can afford based on web calculators. Go to a reputable mortgage broker and get pre-approved. The mortgage broker will be very helpful while making the purchas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Gilbert Rich…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Gilbert Richards answered:
Any NACA trained Realtors out there? We're in under writing and are ready to start making offers
NACA transaction tend to be extremely difficult so a lot of realtors are not accepting offers on NACA loans so it it may take awhile.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Can I bid on a bank-owned home at AUCTION.COM? Is it much safer than a trustee auction?
I may be wrong,
(I'm wrong a lot)
but I think that the homes you see on auction.com
are not the homes on trustee sales.

I've had people tell me to beware of real estate "auctions" ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 12, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Carlos Piña answered:
Hi, I am looking to buy a house in San Jose area. I am looking for real estate agent who has great experience in foreclosure homes.
Hello Pavla,
You can contact me at 408-386-1787. Would like to speak and get more information on what you are looking for in your next home.

Thank you,
Carlos
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 30, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Charles Butt…, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga, CA
Charles Butterfield answered:
why do people not want to buy mobile homes?
The most common objections to mobile homes that I hear from clients, are that they depreciate like cars, you do not own the land in the mobile home park, you must rent your space, they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 21, 2015 Home Buying in 95148
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
Can I buy a home (sfh, townhouse) under 200k in south bay?
This is a tough one. Call me and let's chat.

408-482-1800
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in San Jose
Bill Mccord, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Bill Mccord answered:
Termites *le sigh*
Alice,
This is a routine problem which should be handled by your agent i.e. The person who was paid to take care of such issues both during and after your purchase.
You sho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Buying in 95131
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