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John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in 08816
John Sacktig answered:
I'm not sure how to start the home buying process. What's a typical first step?
Hi CT, fist thing you want to do is research a good Realtor. Ask your friends or family, you will be surprised. Then contact a local mortgage person to see exactly where you stand and w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 28, 2015 Home Buying in 95124
Ricardo Abla…, Real Estate Pro in Milpitas, CA
Ricardo Ablaza answered:
PAYING CASH FOR A CONDO, WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS; AGENT, CONTRACT, ESCROW, LAWYER, TITLE SEARCH, INSPECTION, PAYMENT OF BALANCE OF CONDO, CLOSING COST
Hi Scuderoo2010,

Call me (408-316-0793) or email (rpablaza@comcast.net) and I can explain the entire process to you. Thanks
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 95124
Ricardo Abla…, Real Estate Pro in Milpitas, CA
Ricardo Ablaza answered:
If you flip homes, do you consider Cambrian a good investment area to do so?
Hi Julie Wyss,

Yes, Cambrian would be a good investment area. Just make sure you have all your numbers down pat. If you need help to analyze the deal call (408-316-0793) or email ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Buying in 95124
Mike Kenyon, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Mike Kenyon answered:
A lot of the houses in the Cambrian & Willow Glen has electrical pole in the backyard. Does this affect property price? Thanks.
It does in this manner... If there were two homes exactly the same and priced exactly the same and one had a pole in the back and one didn't which home would you buy. The one without th ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95124
Mike Kenyon, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Mike Kenyon answered:
I want to buy home in San Jose area. I can do online research. I am looking for agent, who can split commission and give proper service. Thanks.
did you find someone. Commisson splits are tough. I will provide you exceptional service
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95124
Mike Kenyon, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Mike Kenyon answered:
Looking for a good contractor
I can help you! Feel free to reach out to me and I will let you know who I have used before.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95124
Julie Wyss, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Julie Wyss answered:
Townhome in Rivermark vs SFH in Cambrian Park
You are considering two very different options. What you choose depends upon your lifestyle and what you personally are looking for in a home.

Cambrian offers great schools, a subur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 95124
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
Buying an old dump, 1442sqft,5000 sqft lot, SFH 1954 build, 95124 zip (Cambrian san jose). NO Garage! What costs with Permit to add 2-car garage??
You need to contact a local contractor for this. No contractors on this site. Just send me an email if you have any further questions.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 25, 2014 Home Buying in 95124
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
What are the schools for 1706 Myra Drive?
Before making any buying decisions, you should always check with the district office yourself to be sure that they are not impacted nor have changed any boundaries.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Home Buying in 95124
Travis Jacks…, Real Estate Pro in 95008
Travis Jackson answered:
Willow glen place by Toll brothers(95124 zip), what do you think?
These are very good investments. They have a huge potential to go up in vale and would rent quickly as well.

Travis Jackson
Century 21 M & M Associates
Tjackson@c21mm.com
(408) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in 95124
Willow Glen…, Home Owner in San Jose, CA
Willow Glen Place condo owner answered:
Willow Glen Place by Toll Brothers. How is the neighbourhood and surrounding area?
I have lived in Willow Glen Place for 3+ years and I love it. I was a bit leary about the area too at first (coming from Los Altos) and there have been some security problems, but I bel ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Home Buying in 95124
peter4peter, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
peter4peter answered:
will most agents split their commission 50/50?
I'm a licensed agent, but I did not have access to the MLS so I asked another agent to write the contract, but I did all of the leg work, showing houses to the client etc. The other ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 8, 2012 Home Buying in 95124
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
7 days contingency for inspetion for a bank owned property?
I am going to urge more caution on this one. Seven days is an awfully short window for an inspection contingency. Inspections often call for further inspections, so you want to include ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 4, 2012 Home Buying in 95124
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Voices Member answered:
I am looking for a family friendly home, close to work and my daughter's school in Santa Clara/Sunnyvale area.
The market is competitive at that price point, but if you and your agent stay on top of listings in the area, chances are excellent for you to find a family-friendly neighborhood. After ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 30, 2012 Home Buying in 95124
Christine, Other/Just Looking in San Jose, CA
Christine answered:
Edenbridge Homes - Kentfield 95124
There are a lot of accidents at the intersection here! Lived close bye for over 10 years and seen and heard more crashes than I can remember. People just do not seem to pay attention ri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2010 Home Buying in 95124
Iamvitamin, Home Buyer in 95124
Iamvitamin asked:
What do you think of Toll brothers Condo in Willow Glen (zip code :95124)? For now, the two bed rooms are around 499K. Do you think it's a good price for future investment? Seems HOA is too expensive but condo itself looks very good. Is it worthy to buy? Do…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 1, 2009 Home Buying in 95124
Mary Pope-Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Mary Pope-Handy answered:
what do you think of 5514 blossom dale dr, 95124?
This home is "sale pending" and is currently unavailable, but it's a great question generally in terms of the Alta Vista neighborhood, pricing, and how much work should y ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 7, 2009 Home Buying in 95124
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
I am looking for a family friendly home, close to work and my daughter's school in Santa Clara/Sunnyvale area.
Prices are nudging up and to find a home "in good shape" will most likely be in the mid $500s or more depending on the location, unless you go with new construction. Some of the new co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2009 Home Buying in 95124
Allyson Ales…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Allyson Alessandrini answered:
offer rejected on REO property?
Hi Realsearch,
Vinicius gave you pretty much how it is I'll only add that the listing agent usually emails the banks request for " highest and best " so it kind of is in writing, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 13, 2009 Home Buying in 95124
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