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Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
Does it help or hinder to have the seller present at an open house?
It's not helpful for either the buyer or seller for the seller to be present! The buyers ends up being distracted and not being able to imagine themselves in the house. The seller is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Selling in 95129
ava ava, Real Estate Pro in 11214
ava ava answered:
Shall we report to bad tenants listings?
is there any website to search for a bad tenant when we rent?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2015 Rental Basics in 95129
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is a raised sidewalk due to tree roots a big deal?
No, not a tough problem to handle. It is quite a common occurence in San Jose.
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Requires concrete removal and pouring of new concrete. Also check with the city
on tree removal.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in 95129
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
"Leave one wall up" buildng option. Good or bad idea?
Hi Oscar:

That will be correct, you are getting into a Remodel vs. a Rebuild.

But check with the building department whether one wall is enough.

Best regards
Perry

www.ruth ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 16, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
cmef37, Renter in San Jose, CA
cmef37 asked:
anything on a frank montilliano?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Rental Basics in 95129
saaveri_11, Home Owner in San Jose, CA
saaveri_11 answered:
How much does it cost to add arond 500 sft to the existing 1200 house in san jose, CA area?
Hello Pankaj, Were you able to add a room? Could you please share with us how much it costed you? we are looking into adding a family room of ~400sqft. Thanks Hema.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Building a new house in West San Jose.
If you have an architect drawn up a completed design. You can probably narrow the contractors to a lot of less. Roofing materials specification(tile, composition shingle, solar reflec ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
Timber Creek…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Timber Creek Construction answered:
I want to add a bathroom in the existing structure of my home. How much will it cost to get it permitted?
Have you found anyone to take care of this project for you?
If not feel free to contact me.
I can give you a line item estimate for every single item that will be used in the additio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
John Sefton, Real Estate Pro in 90802
John Sefton answered:
Seeking opinions (Pro's and Con's) about 1% realtors (Redfin etc.) for Selling a owner occupied home
I am not only a real estate Agent, I am also a property Owner, and I sometimes have properties to sell outside of the areas I handle. When I have listed my own properties with other Ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 26, 2014 Home Selling in 95129
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
My house in San Jose 95129. It is TIC and one unit of fourplx. I try to sell it. Which lender can do the loan for TIC? Thanks.
Joyce, were you ever able to find a lender for your buyer on this? If not, let me know. If it's in good schools, I have cash buyers looking for investment properties. Is it rented? If s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 8, 2014 Home Selling in 95129
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
RE: Popcorn cathedral ceiling 2 -- Doesn’t the popcorn quiet down the ‘echo’ when going to hardwood floors ?
While popcorn (e.g. "acoustic ceilings") were built with the intention to quiet sound, the look is dated and unappealing to modern buyers.

Always assume there is asbestos in popcorn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Selling in 95129
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
I want to sell the house in San Jose 95129. That is one unit of fourplex and TIC title. Which lender can provide the loan for the new buyers? Thanks.
Cities which have strict regulations on converting multi-unit buildings to condominiums are more likely to have a Tenants In Common business base. San Francisco would be a prime locatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 30, 2013 Home Selling in 95129
elijahali21, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
elijahali21 answered:
Found high voltage transmission line before closing, what to do?
I would definitely call a professional to find out what you can do about that. You should find someone who is an expert in your area.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in 95129
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
I am interested in a unit in the Meridian Woods, San Jose 95129. Can I add a washer-dryer myself?
I had a buyer recently interested in doing the same thing in this complex. The listing agent checked with the HOA and was told "No, a washer/dryer could NOT be added."

While Charles ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 4, 2013 Home Buying in 95129
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
How much does it cost to add a 500 sft to a 2300 sft house room in the Warner Robins GA. area?
I'm not familiar with GA but locally building a new house will run roughly $250 per sq ft. or higher if you aren't careful. Adding a bedroom will normally be much cheaper than adding a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 15, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
thuy_singer, Home Owner in San Jose, CA
thuy_singer answered:
How much does it cost to add 1000sq.ft to the existing home?
what is the cost of the city plan check fee in san jose ca for 499sf addition?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 25, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
Is the Strawberry Park neighborhood in the West San Jose inside the flood zone?
Here is where you can verify this yourself online: http://quake.abag.ca.gov/floods.

Learn more about FEMA, flood maps, etc. here at
https://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Home Buying in 95129
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
When purchasing a HomeSteps property and your in the 15 days, 2 biders, what can I do to get the property?
For this situation, it is definitely a "highest and best net offer" for the short answer. However if you're competing with an investor and you plan to owner-occupy, you could win.

Ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Home Buying in 95129
SteveMunGroup, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
SteveMunGroup answered:
How do I decide if I should remodel or buy a new house with a better kitchen, bathroooms, etc.?
Kimmoy,

I think Vickie made an excellent point. Everything is about location.

If you are currently in 95129 , you already know that you are in one of the premier zip codes in S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 95129
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