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Kristin, Home Buyer in Foster City, CA
Kristin answered:
Is the Admiralty complex in foster city a good investment compared to other foster city projects?
Word on the street is the Admiralty has been struggling with a massive, over-budget construction project for quite a few years. They were apartments that converted to condos. They the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 12, 2015 Home Buying in Foster City
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Richard Littlefield answered:
Where do I get information about property auctions?
It appears that you may be a new investor. You really need to know what you are doing on auctions. For one thing these homes are "AS IS" and there is no legal recourse if you find you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2015 Home Buying in 94404
randolphbx, Home Buyer in Foster City, CA
randolphbx answered:
What areas of the greater San Francisco Bay Area will not be underwater in 10-50 years?
Do NOT listen to a real estate agent when it comes to global warming. No bay area realtor will admit to themselves what is about to happen to Newark, Foster City, etc. But I'll be you t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 General Area in Foster City
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in ,
Sam Shueh answered:
Appraisal Matches Offer Exactly?
Today with a relaxation in lenders they appraise at or below the accepted price. Appraisers says you can get homes at accepted price. I only had one in recent years saying it was worth ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 30, 2015 Home Buying in 94404
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
How do I know how much I can rent my home for?
While agents can certainly help you...here is a do-it-yourself option. On craigslist, Sunday newspaper, look at rental homes with a similar number of bedrooms, baths, square footage and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 15, 2014 Rentals in 94404
Tiffany Razo, Real Estate Pro in ,
Tiffany Razo answered:
How much noise do you hear from the airport if you live in Foster City?
Hi Amy,

If you like to discuss, we have excellent agents familiar with the peninsula and Foster City in particular.

Send me an email, and I'll get you in touch with one of our loc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2014 General Area in Foster City
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary Krismer answered:
Criminal act, or civil matter?
Seemingly clearly a criminal matter, but good luck getting the prosecutor to prosecute (and that's who I would be dealing with--not the police).

In Seattle I used to say that for the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Foreclosure in 94404
Steven Ornel…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steven Ornellas answered:
Looking for good school districts
Hi Vickwiz,

There certainly is a correlation between school APIs and the demand for a particular housing area. In this regard, I would suggest you take a look at www.SchoolAndHousing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 4, 2014 Home Buying in 94404
Joshua Marri…, Real Estate Pro in Keller, TX
Joshua Marriott answered:
Looking for a real estate agent,who can help to buy foreclosed home?
I'm not in your area but I can give you unbiased assistance and refer you to an agent experienced in foreclosures. Contact me if you're interested.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 6, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
The Medford…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
The Medford Team answered:
what is the distance of school area?
If you are asking how far it is to the schools, the answer is:

Audubon Elementary - 1.2 miles
Bowditch Middle School - .6 miles
Hillsdale High - 3.5 miles

These are not guarant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Market Conditions in Foster City
Zoey Tolu, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Zoey Tolu answered:
Does anyone know whats the HOA on 6106 Admiralty Ln Foster City, CA 94404? I'm looking at a 1b/1b.
Dear Ajuna,

The HOA amount in the Admiralties is based on the number of bedrooms at this time if I am not wrong it is in the high $500. They are set based on the number of bedrooms ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 9, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
Zoey Tolu, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Zoey Tolu answered:
Which condo complex has a better reputation/resale value? Admiralty or the complex that is within the Beach Park Blvd-Compass Lane-FCB triangle?
I agree with the other agents responses on the fact that the Admiralties went through some major remodeling. The Admiralties always have been the lowest priced condos in Foster City. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 2, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
Lee Ginsburg, Real Estate Pro in San Bruno, CA
Lee Ginsburg answered:
Why is the HOA so high at the Admiralty complex?
As others have said the high dues is to pay for the great renovation job just completed. I have not reviewed the financials but I believe the increase actually is to replenish the rese ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
Toby Crabtre…, Both Buyer and Seller in Tustin, CA
Toby Crabtreee answered:
Need help with location
Hey I would recommend you to get in touch with real estate agents. You can also take help from newspaper advertisements.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 18, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
Robin Spaldi…, Real Estate Pro in in the Bay Area, CA
Robin Spalding Vaccaro answered:
Can someone explain the high HOA for condos in Promontory Point complex in Foster city.?
Hi Home Buyer -

During my 21 year real estate career on the peninsula, Promontory Point homeowners association has been in litigation twice with the developer over construction defe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in Foster City
Niki,  in 80112
Niki answered:
House doesn't show for sale on Trulia. I've been on MLS for a week.
Trulia is a host site, where information is sent to us from syndication websites. We do not pull listing data from the MLS, or any other site. You may submit XML feed for Sale listings. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Using Trulia in 94404
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
The appraisal is not done yet but the lender has past underwriting. Can I get my appraisal fee back if I choose not closing?
Here in New York banking regulations state that you can get a full refund of the appraisal fee if the appraisal has not been performed. I recommend you read the disclosures provided to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in 94404
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
what are the penalties for rescinding on the refinance in the 3 day period?
Good afternoon Dhiraj,

By Federal regulation you can rescind with NO COST. You cannot be charged penalties or fees if you rescind on time before the funding date. There is a form i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in Foster City
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Do you think the mortgage rates would stay flat for some time until FY13?
Hi Dhiraj,

I've been a mortgage professional for 23 years and I can answer your question this way: no one can predict where interest rates are going.

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in Foster City
Juliana Lee, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee answered:
I am on a 5/1 ARM and was planning to move to 30 year fixed. My broker is good and has helped me get a good rate. But after Fed's announcement to keep
If your loan hasn't been funded I don't think any early payoff penalties could be applied but ask your loan agent.

You didn't provide many details about your ARM. You might be surpri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in Foster City
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