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Paul, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Paul answered:
where would be a cheap place to buy a house that isnt a bad area not too far from the bay area?
Concord, Pittsburgh, Antioch, Martinez, Vallejo, Richmond...
But you will have to speak to agents and drive the neighborhoods to see what is considered safe for you.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 9, 2013 Home Buying in 95112
Paul, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Paul answered:
Negotiating a short sale
I strongly recommend you contact the law offices of Henry Hicks (http://henryhickslaw.com/).
They handled my Tampa shortsale from beginning to end. They are experts at negotiating pri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Buying in 95112
Ricardo Abla…, Real Estate Pro in Milpitas, CA
Ricardo Ablaza answered:
My wife and I are using a va backed loan to buy a home in the 400k range in san jose. we've been looking for a year. should we give up?
Hi Dillan,

The market today is full of cash buyers who overbid from $50K to $150K. With a pre approval you have no chance standing up to a cash buyer. Give me a call(408-316-0793) ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Buying in 95112
Rene' De Bla…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Rene' De Blanco, MBA answered:
What is the benefit of using a VA loan other than being able to put 0 down?
If you are also a disabled vet, there is no FUNDING fee.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 6, 2012 Financing in 95112
Andrew Espino, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrew Espino answered:
Planning to buy a condo on Julian St (3B 3Ba/465K).Is the area considered safe ? Is it a good investment?
Julian st is a good area.. East of N. 4th and Julian st is where the boundary begins. Your in downtown, so keep that in mind. FYI, great gym on N. 3rd st "San Jose Athletic club" used t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Andrew Espino, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrew Espino answered:
Is it possible to buy a condo in San Jose ($250k) with only 5% down?
Yes. But 2 bedroom units under $250K are moving fast throughout the city. Also, find out if the HOA is in litigation. Litigation makes it tough to finance, lenders might restrict.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Andrew Espino, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrew Espino answered:
Is the Real Estate Market recovering?
The Market is on Fire throughout California (metro areas). Multiple offers down to San Diego. Some colleagues in Southern California are seeing huge demand with light inventory. We MAY ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
Which complex is better as a real estate investment in the Bay Area? Modern Ice complex or Spyglass Hills by Communication Hills and 87?
Actually, I'm not a fan of Communication Hill. It's a personal preference to avoid living next to a large memorial park.

As for better resale value, I'm not sure what's meant by t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Blanca Ramir…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Blanca Ramirez answered:
How about buying a house in San Jose 95112 area?
There are a lot good areas in 95112. This is a great time to buy if you qualify since the prices seem to be going up due to high demand.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
i am looking for a realtor to work with. i am looking for homes for sale or bank owned in 95112 and am
First steps:

1. Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your question ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 21, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Single 25yr, making 100K. What can I afford? Any recommendations for condos?
First steps:

1. Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your question ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 21, 2012 Home Buying in 95112
Barbara Parr…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Barbara Parrish answered:
How do i buy a house in san jose?
Buying a home anywhere can seem overwhelming. My experience shows the best way is take it one step at a time.Think it through, decide whether you want the responsibility of a single f ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Insurance in 95112
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How do you find a neighborhood realtor that's good?
Hi Nomad:

Go to Open Houses and talk to Agents. Then make a short list and interview three to four.
Get references from last Sales.

Also ask your Neighbors, Friends and Relative ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 28, 2011 Home Selling in 95112
Rozalyn Fran…, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Rozalyn Franklin answered:
Can you negotiate the listing price for a short sale?
Devin everything and anything is negotiable, but a short sale is already price about 10% below fair market value, and it is already a deal so the bank typically set the price since they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 17, 2010 Home Buying in 95112
Rk, Home Owner in San Jose Plaza, Oro...
Rk answered:
Are the Modern Ice townhomes in San Jose in a good neighborhood?
Wow! I read few of the posts here and was astonished at the negative comments. I've been living at this location for more than an year now. I'm completely aware of the guest p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 7, 2010 Shopping & Local Amenities in 95112
Rosie, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Rosie answered:
What is the name of the community in Japantown, San Jose, 95112 next to Bernal Park. The street name is Sakura Drive and these are 5 year new condos.
Veridian is the townhome complex by Warmington, each three stories tall. The condo's are close by, but again, I can't remember the name. Hope you were able to check it out the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 18, 2010 General Area in 95112
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Voices Member answered:
i am currently living in my diceased grandfathers home, the home just went to probate, exactly what does this mean
Aaguilar:

The prior answers provided good info.

But, I assume you are worried about whether you can stay in the home & what rent you would be required to pay if the home is no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 13, 2009 In My Neighborhood in 95112
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
how many deaths have there been on 536 nth 5th street san jose, ca 95112?
That property is listed as a duplex. It was listed before then expired. If you are considering renting or purchasing this property, the seller has a duty to disclosure any material fa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 12, 2009 In My Neighborhood in 95112
CJ Brasiel, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
CJ Brasiel answered:
Nice streets in downtown San Jose
Tonya -

There area some great streets in San Jose downtown. As others have suggested, drive around to get a feel of what you like and don't like.

Here are some suggestions:
Chec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 27, 2008 Home Buying in 95112
Bill Mccord, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Bill Mccord answered:
How is Japan Town area doing?
Hi again Calvin,
Japan town is included in the area I mentioned in reply to your prior question i.e. North East sector of 95112.
Bill
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 24, 2008 Home Buying in 95112
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