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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Does anyone know if the safari mobile lodge is a safe park for my eldery parents? i have seen no reviews but my parents are interested in a home there
Try City-Data.com for crime stats and more information on the area. I am here to help you make the best decision for your family based on sound responsible financial guidance. I am ava ... more
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infoservinc, Other/Just Looking in El Cajon, CA
infoservinc answered:
Can you tell me how many homes have sold in this park in the last couple of years?
Terrace View is owned by a group of Lawyers. They impose a huge amount of space rent. Stay away from this park.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Home Buying in El Cajon
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
What is the difference between foreclosure-notice of default, and bank owned?
About the same difference you would observe between a ginseng root and a Lychee.
They are both the component of a plant. It all falls apart after that.

Notice of Default or NODS sim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 15, 2014 Home Buying in El Cajon
Jed and Jami…, Real Estate Pro in Imperial Beach, CA
Jed and Jamile answered:
Can anybody recommend a lender? Someone who knows the ins and outs.
I strongly recommend Charles Vamadeva, he is extremely knowledgeable and a great problem solver.
Charles Vamadeva, Snr. Loan Executive
www.CharlesVamadeva.com Direct Lender
FHA, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 10, 2013 Home Buying in 92021
Mark and Kari…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Mark and Kari Shea answered:
3141 Jamacha View, El Cajon, for only $1200 is a scam! Beware of a landlord named Jason Belle. It is NOT his house!
Hi again Marney,

Furthermore, the house sold for $450,000 on 7/18/12. The Rental Listing on Craigslist shows what you found and mentioned in your post.

However, the listing on Cra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 3, 2013 Home Buying in El Cajon
Nancy Clark, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Nancy Clark answered:
how many homes have been sold in starlight mobile home park in el cajon in last two years ?
Hello John,
In the last 2 years only one home sold in the Starlight Mobile Home Park for $15,000 on July 23, 2012.
Please let me know if I can assist you in any way. 619-490-6063.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 22, 2013 Home Buying in El Cajon
Monique & Joe…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Monique & Joe Carrabba answered:
How can I find the crime rates in neighborhoods. Example: I am looking for low and high crime rates in the
Hello Hannah,

Check out the link below for San Diego Crime Stats by neighborhood.

Best,

Monique Carrabba
The Reavis Group
mcarrabba@kw.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 27, 2012 Home Buying in 92020
Linda Giaimo, Real Estate Pro in La Mesa, CA
Linda Giaimo answered:
750 credit score,$12,000 dn no debt,$3560 gross mo income,how much house could i qualify for if any
Go to this website: http://wp.me/P2HpWS-3e

It is a short link to a page that has 4 mortgage calculators.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 14, 2012 Home Buying in El Cajon
Larry Suther…, Real Estate Pro in Cheyenne, WY
Larry Sutherland answered:
Tenant in Common. Can I use my equity without the permission of other Tenants in Common? Can I sell a portion of my portion?
Generally a Tenant in Common ownership for purposes of investment involving many owners is governed by a written tenants in common agreement (TIC). The ones I put together in the past w ... more
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Paula Jean C…, Home Buyer in San Diego County, CA
Paula Jean Carr answered:
I need an FHA lender in San Diego who finances a regular home that has a manuf ADU on the same lot.
Have you checked with Wells Fargo Mortgage? We purchased our home, with an FHA loan through them. I can give you the number of Jeff Herzog, who assisted us with our FHA loan. 800-443- ... more
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Mark and Kari…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Mark and Kari Shea answered:
i filed bk, and i cant buy until 2014 is rent to own a good way to go? or should it be best to wait. thank you for your time
Hi,

You have received a lot of good advice. We agree with Kevin in terms of direction. If you do find a rent-to-own home, have an attorney draw up the agreement so both parties are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 16, 2012 Home Buying in El Cajon
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Owner carry loan
Look at my suggests at http://bit.ly/FindaLeaseOption This was written to find lease-options, but most of the suggestions are applicable to finding owner financing. The bottom line is t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 23, 2012 Home Buying in El Cajon
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
how to negotiate with a va buyer?
In writing just like any other buyer. The source of your question is probably from the old days when lenders charged junk fees to the seller on a VA loan, that isn’t the case ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in El Cajon
Kim Tran, Real Estate Pro in Carmel Valley, San D...
Kim Tran answered:
So is this a mobile home or what? With that large of a lot I'm guessing it isn't in a mobile home park right? MLS# 110023361
Hi Mike,
That is a detached home. It's just a small 2 bdr house (440sf) but has a large lot that you can potentially build on.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 9, 2012 Home Buying in El Cajon
Lorao, Real Estate Pro in Scripps Ranch, San D...
Lorao answered:
I AM INTERESTED IN BUYING LAND FOR SALE IN BLOSSOM VALLEY (92021 ). CAN YOU HELP ME LOCATED LAND FOR SALE THERE?
Hi, I have been a realtor in the county for 25 years. Land is hard to finance at this time. Check with a lender to make sure you can get a loan. I have a good one. You can log ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 28, 2011 Home Buying in 92021
Phil Snow, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Phil Snow answered:
Saw a house I like it it had a short sale pending . It fell through so how do I deal with the bank to get a first offer on it .
Gary, That is a great question. First contact a agent familar with the Short Sale process. Identify the property you want to purchase. Have your agent do comparables to determine it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 2, 2011 Home Buying in El Cajon
Judy Sharma, Real Estate Pro in Pismo Beach, CA
Judy Sharma answered:
how long does it take for a short sale that has just been posted?
Hi Ruth,
It depends on lot of factors. Some banks are better than others. If price is much lower than the seller owes, it may take long time or never happen. If two lenders are involv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 3, 2011 Home Buying in El Cajon
Saad S. Hall…, Real Estate Pro in El Cajon, CA
Saad S. Hallak answered:
I am working on my credit to better position myself for home ownership. I am would like to know if rent to own is something I should get into.
I think there are to many people who are taking advantage of buyers who are looking to rent to own. I would wait until your credit score is higher and purchase with out that option. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 3, 2011 Home Buying in El Cajon
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
looking for owc homes in san diego ca,
Here's a blog I wrote on lease-options: http://www.trulia.com/blog/don_tepper/2010/03/how_you_can_find_and_buy_a_lease-option_rent-to-own_property

Although OWC is slightly diffe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 29, 2010 Home Buying in El Cajon
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
what do you estimate is the rental on this home? fletcher hills home 3/1 on 1/2 acre.
Go to this website: www.rentometer.com

This site allows you to place the parameters in and gives you an idea whether the rent you are estimating is within range of what other rente ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2010 Home Buying in El Cajon
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