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Mack MacReady, Real Estate Pro in 90068
Mack MacReady answered:
What would the estimated cost be of building a hillside home in Mt. Washington
Hi Nancy,
If you have not chosen an architect, I would interview at least 3 and get their ideas. They should be able to give you an idea of what approach they recommend and some budget ... more
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Bradley Byers, Real Estate Pro in 92555
Bradley Byers answered:
hi guys im an aussie wish to buy some property in us arizona looks good can anyone tell me if their are better options
Arizona has some great areas to purchase in, such as Phoenix and surrounding cities. However, you should definitely look within the Inland Empire (Riverside, Moreno Valley, Hemet, San J ... more
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Anne Fitzgib…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Anne Fitzgibbon asked:
I am a realtor with Prudential California Realty in Los Angeles. I have been unsuccessful at adding two of my SOLD properties to my Trulia listings. My listing at 2503 Rinconia Dr, LA CA 90068 (MLS # 12-616539) closed escrow on 10/02/2012 for $567,000. I represented the Seller in this transaction. My listing at 1920 Carmen Avenue,…
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Rip, Both Buyer and Seller in Los Angeles, CA
Rip answered:
Hi I will pay cash for a home in Los Angeles, what will the approximate rate of closing costs involved?
When buying REO's for cash I've paid as little as $50 in closing costs, and as much as 0.5% of the purchase price ( $1500 on a 300K property). I'm guessing standard sales will be towar ... more
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Renee Kische, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Renee Kische answered:
Would you consider moving into the Hollywood or Whitley Heights area of Hollywood? With the changes in community redevelopment,what are your concerns
I see you posted this question last year. As of this post, I am curious if you have made the move into Whitley Heights. I am an agent an live in Hollywood Heights across from Whitley. F ... more
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Heather Bily…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Heather Bilyeu answered:
What is the standard % to put down for Earnest money in Los Angeles?
The standard EMD in LA is 3% of the purchase price, however, I have seen some buyers put as low as 1% down and others put as much as 5% down. As the seller, it is in your best interest ... more
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Ron Shaffery, Real Estate Pro in Toms River, NJ
Ron Shaffery answered:
What is the benefit for buying a short sale from the buyer's stand point?
The hope is that the price will be lower than homes that have sellers that are not as motivated to sell quickly. I advise home buyers and investors to look at homes that are priced righ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 7, 2011 Home Buying in 90068
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
Negotiation advice with the bank needed
You can stand firm on your offer and wear the bank down. I have seen banks turned around to accept offers the 2nd time around. That really depends on the banks. If you really don't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 1, 2011 Home Buying in 90068
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Best way to evict month to month tenant after home purchase
Hire an attoreny. It is relatively inexpensive compared to the loss you are incurring having no rent being paid (I am assuming they are not paying, but there are a lot of details that w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 8, 2011 Home Buying in 90068
Anika Berhang, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Anika Berhang answered:
how to evict a tenant from a property your purchasing?
Hi Lola,

Every city is slightly different and has more or less stringent rules when it comes to Rent Control, Rent Stabilization.
If you in fact need to terminate someones tenancy i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 7, 2011 Home Buying in 90068
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Need referral for great land appraiser for Hollywood Hills Ca and a beach front property in Carpinteria, ca
You need to speak with a broker who is in Commercial Real Estate and who works in Raw land on a regular basis. Prudential Commercial can assist you. A link to that is on my website belo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2008 Home Buying in 90068
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