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Valli Lopez, Real Estate Pro in 92021
Valli Lopez answered:
I am a canadian looking for a house to buy in this area. How can I proceed?
Depending on your visa type, you can get a loan for 20-30% down. I specialize in foreign buyer loans and have done this many times. If you do not have a visa, we use your canadian tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Foreclosure in Alum Rock
Stephen Whit…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Stephen Whitlock answered:
If I buy home at a foreclosure auction, how can I be able to clear all liens go with the property? Do I need to pay all liens before closing?
One of the most over looked facts when considering purchasing a foreclosure is that you the BUYER will pay a 5% commission to the auction company. If you bought a normal home using a R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 1, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
How can I withdraw my highest bid in auction.com after I signed?
Hello eliyoung9,

Please review the agreement and documents you reviewed/signed before putting in your bid. Do you have contingencies on this offer/bid? What are the terms of the offe ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
I was raised at 1295 Farrindon Dr in San Jose CA, Who bought it ??
Shawna,
Your best bet is go to County records at 70 West Hedding to search yourself. It is free
Sam Shueh
Keller Wms Realty

http://x299322.yourkwagent.com/
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Why property Rates are cheaper in Alum Rock then in Santa Clara?
convenience to major job center. Crime rate, schools.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
Can I bid on a bank-owned home at AUCTION.COM? Is it much safer than a trustee auction?
In my opinion Auction.com is not a reliable or user friendly way to buy distressed properties. Plus if you are the "winning" bidder they charge you a 5% sales commission. What a deal!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 12, 2014 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
If I buy a home that has been fraudulently transferred years ago that I didn't know about and now a bankruptcy trustee is after it do I get my
This is a great example of why people buy title insurance. When there are legal issues-bankruptcy, foreclosure, liens, etc., you need to know the home you paid good money (and insurance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
this property still on the Market? Am a buyer and i want to know if this place available. Mabury Rd San Jose, CA 95133 (Alum Rock)
Hi Crista:

Thanks for your post.

As the others mentioned, the home is still available but it's not a foreclosure or short sale. Further, I think that the pricing is probably high ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Foreclosure in Alum Rock
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
Cash purchase. Or cash down.
Hi Desiree,

Thanks for the post, and you ask a very good question!

I have to say that, frankly, whether or not to pay for a home with cash or use the same money as a down paymen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 2, 2013 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
Can I buy a house through auction in Low Income restricted area even though I am not comes under that?
hi jigar

I am pretty sure if you check the deed restriction which let you know if you can or can not.

Omar Khamisa
Mortgage Loan Manager

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0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 2, 2013 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
Is it the best idea to buy title insurancefor forclosure home at auction?
The general rule is yes, it is best to buy title insurance when making a real estate purchase.

The title insurance company does the background title work to make sure you get clear t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 21, 2012 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
What does title insurance do to protect foreclosure buyers?
Title insurance covers you for claims against your title. Title insurance does not guarantee you clear title, but it does guarantee you that you will get a defense if your title is att ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 21, 2012 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Jim Guido, Real Estate Pro in 95125
Jim Guido answered:
Who is the previous owner of this house, how are the conditions and what work, if needed, needs to be done?
Hi Sierra,

Your question does not contain any info on the house you are asking about. I would recommend you update your question with all the information so we can try to help you.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Buying in Alum Rock
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
What is the closing cost ?
Hello Hang and thanks for your post.

Terri's spot on regarding the costs associated with buying a home here in Santa Clara County. While the information from out-of-county agen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 4, 2010 Home Buying in Alum Rock
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