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montakay, Other/Just Looking in Providence, RI
montakay answered:
how can I find who owns a house? I have the property address.
who owns the house or property at 903 smith st providence ri
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Foreclosure in 94301
Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka answered:
How do I change a property title from condo to SFR?
You can't since ownership "type" is recorded with the property. Although the unit is detached, because the property title is defined by the city prior to construction, it cannot be chan ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Feb 16, 2014 General Area in 94301
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
Dear community: What has been the trend in number of foreclosures in Palo Alto over the last few years (since 2008)? Many thanks
Hi, MLS records all the short sales and REO that have been put on the market. There are reports that captures the pre-foreclosures and foreclosures based on public records (notice of de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 27, 2011 Home Buying in 94301
Vera Gonzalez, Real Estate Pro in Sterling Heights, MI
Vera Gonzalez answered:
How do I find a good agent?

Here is how I put it to people yes it is an investment the value of the house is the value of the home. If I have 5 kids I do not want to live in a 762 sq ft home. Good sc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 28, 2011 Home Buying in 94301
Dawnbh, Real Estate Pro in Jupiter, FL
Dawnbh answered:
Do you need an agent to buy a house? Why not just call the selling agent directly and negotiate from there?
The selling/listing agent first loyalty is to the seller, while they may be able to conduct or represent both buyar and seller in a single transcaction, it is better for the buyer to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 16, 2010 Home Buying in 94301
Melissa KEY…, Real Estate Pro in 39402
Melissa KEY CNE ABR CPA answered:
We are selling our home and want to buy another in a different location. Should i look for a house even though the other one hasn't been sold?
I would suggest that you do some research on your own first. Find out as much as possible about the new especially with regard to school systems. Drive through various neigh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 1, 2010 Foreclosure in 94301
Newseller1, Home Buyer in 94301
Newseller1 answered:
I am not under contract with my former agent, and I am pursuing a sale by owner. What should my former agent tell NEW buyers if contacted?
Thank you. I have gone through all the responses, and I note that my question has been fully answered by several.

I appreciate the insight shared.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 8, 2010 Home Buying in 94301
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
What to do when you can't reach a seller's agent for a short sale listing and you feel the seller may be selling to his friends/family?
John: Go for quantity, in other words keep looking, calling, e-mailing etc. I use the "you have to kiss a lot of frogs, mentality. Persist and at the same time avoid the toads. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 5, 2010 Foreclosure in 94301
Bill Mccord, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Bill Mccord answered:
Old agent requesting referral fee from new agent?
The mere fact that you old agent made such a request justifies your decision to look for a more professional partner in your home search. There are plenty of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 27, 2010 Home Buying in 94301
Allyson Ales…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Allyson Alessandrini answered:
How do I buy foreclosure home?
Hi Sophie,
Marcy pretty much covered the bases on REO"s, basically everyone wants one, but they may not be the best buy as multiple offers drive the price higher. Reo's are g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 31, 2009 Foreclosure in 94301
Jonp, Other/Just Looking in Palo Alto, CA
Jonp answered:
Community Center foreclosure?
Bmerkel -

Like you, I'm curious about 1212 Parkinson too. It got multiple offers in the $2.1M+ range last December and it ultimately sold for $1.76M in August. So I'm tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 9, 2009 Home Selling in 94301
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
can an expert take a look at this? lots of mortgage bankers are saying a wave of foreclosure is entering the market from sept 15. why were banks?
I have a PDF I'd be willing to email if you are interested in the sales trend for the last two years in Palo Alto.

There was a foreclosure moratorium put in place to slow down t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 4, 2009 Market Conditions in 94301
David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
owner orally authorized agent to sell his house.agent completed slae of house to the buyer. when buyer?
The listing agent wasn't very bright for not having a written contract with the seller. I can't believe he would attempt to do the transaction without a valid contract. I hope the selle ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 Home Buying in 94301
David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
What does it mean when a home is "retained by seller?" There are a few in the >2Million range that I thought
Without seeing the context, I believe it means the seller still lives in the home. Send me the info and I will let you know.

Dave Tap Tapper
Cashin Company
www.Davidtapper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2009 Market Conditions in 94301
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
There is a property I am interested in Palo Alto but it is not listed here, how come?
I work with many Palo Alto investors who don't list their property on the MLS, they prefer to do private sales and will use an attorney to administrate the sale rather than a broker (I' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2008 General Area in 94301
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