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djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Buying an estate home and taxes in California
With such a specific situation, I think you'd be wise to talk to an attorney. No one can give you legal advice online. If you've done this before with your grandparents, then it sounds ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 1, 2015 Home Buying in La Mesa
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
A bad experience with my 1st lender led me to switch. The 2nd appraiser said he couldn't believe the 1st didn't flag the major safety electrical issu
The home inspector is responsible fore looking over the electric box and pouting out any issues. Appraisers will not address inspection issues unless they are directed to do so by the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2014 Home Buying in La Mesa
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
How can I make sure I get the house of my dreams?
This question posted Sep 2008.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 Home Buying in La Mesa
Anthony Damon, Real Estate Pro in 92114
Anthony Damon answered:
Need a good agent in the La Mesa/San Diego area to help with buying first home.
Please feel free to contact me, I have worked with similar buyers and been able to have my preferred lenders achieve successful financing.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 Home Buying in La Mesa
J.R. Thrasher, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
J.R. Thrasher answered:
what does a house in fletcher hills 3 bed 2 bath 1300 square feet rent for?
$1800 to $2200 for El Cajon, up to $2500 for La Mesa depending on the condition of the home. I'll put a link to the available rentals in the web reference below so you can look at pictu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Home Buying in 91942
Tom Bashe, Real Estate Pro in 92591
Tom Bashe answered:
Can you appeal a low VA appraisal?
Hello

You absolutely can appeal a low appraisal with the lender, we have had to do it several times over the past 4-5 years. I will say however, that it is highly unlikely that the v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 27, 2014 Home Buying in La Mesa
Tom Bashe, Real Estate Pro in 92591
Tom Bashe answered:
If an owner has taken out sliders, to incorporate a unheated room, that is large enough by code to require HVAC ducts by code, if built today
Hello

The square footage we go off of is a bit different as stated below. We have sold many homes with additions that didn't have heat going to them with the square footage still cou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 27, 2014 Home Buying in La Mesa
Cassey Rodri…, Other/Just Looking in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Cassey Rodriguez answered:
VA Vendee Refinance?
I think that this article http://www.leaderscorpfinancial.com/va-loan-the-best-option/ would help you most likely.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Home Buying in 91942
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
Can I be denied home owners insurance?
The first step is to call your insurance broker and get a quote. Then you will know if your concern is valid.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 3, 2012 Home Buying in La Mesa
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
what are the extra costs I'm not expecting (other than my mortgage)?
If you already have a house in mind or at least an area then you will be better prepared to know the costs as they are dependant on area for property taxes, HOA fees, and property insur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 10, 2012 Home Buying in 91942
Sinead McAll…, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Sinead McAllister answered:
How do I do a title seach on a property?
Hi JeLove,
I would be happy to assist. We can get a title report pulled for you today. Feel free to contact me directly for any and all of your real estate needs!

Thanks!
Sinead Mc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 10, 2012 Home Buying in 91942
Sao_angelina, Renter in
Sao_angelina answered:
Is it possible to qualify for a va home loan in San Diego with a middle score of 619 and 566?
Thank you for all your prompt responses. I am currently doing as all have suggested so hopefully within the next two years I will be able to become a home owner.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 Home Buying in 91941
Janet McCart…, Real Estate Pro in 92129
Janet McCarthy answered:
is 8204 San Carlos Drive San Diego, CA 92119 too far of a drive from 3915 Sacramento Drive, La Mesa CA 91941?
Average commute in San Diego is approx. 30 minutes, so anything less is a good deal. Take into consideration the number of traffic lights and stop signs and the amount of normal traffi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Buying in La Mesa
Jason S. Kar…, Real Estate Pro in 91977
Jason S. Kardos answered:
I need activ 3bed 1 bath singl family house the range between 175,000 to 275,000.
Hi Wondijimma,

Are you wanting to buy a home in this price range in La Mesa? Do you know what financing options you have to purchase or are you paying cash?

Kind Regards,

Jason ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in La Mesa
Victoria Hya…, Real Estate Pro in 91941
Victoria Hyatt answered:
I have had a bankruptcy and am about 2.5 years post bankruptcy my credit has 9 positive items now how do I buy a home with 600 credit score and 45.5K
Based on the info you have given you should qualify now to purchse with an FHA loan, 3.5% down. There are many lenders available who would be happy to review your credit and employment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Home Buying in 91941
Vadim Agamir…, Real Estate Pro in La Mesa, CA
Vadim Agamirzoyan answered:
how many houses were sold in la mesa in the past 2 months for about 300-350k?
Hi William

Here is a Link to SOLD House in La Mesa for past 60 days.
http://tempo5.sandicor.com/5.3.09.19049/Tools/GridReports/GridReportDlg.asp

You may also download full Market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2011 Home Buying in La Mesa
Jason Lopez, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jason Lopez answered:
Would it be better for first time home buyers to buy a short-sale home or a traditional home?
Great question, especially in this market! I included a link to a video I posted recently on things to consider when it comes to resale value...which is a backwards way of looking at w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 5, 2011 Home Buying in 91941
Jim Stinnett, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jim Stinnett answered:
Can another agent make an offer on a home for us that a previous agent made an offer on?We are not liking
Natalie

Your agreement with your agent is a contract to represent you in the area of the Real Estate either selling or buying a home or both. This is a legal contract, but like all ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 24, 2010 Home Buying in La Mesa
Alex Saavedra, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Alex Saavedra answered:
Can a MLS listing say that there is more square footage on a property than is recorded on the title? I.E., converted garage into bdrm but no permit!
Hi,

All these answers are true. What it comes down to is you the buyer. Are you ok with the extra square footage not being permitted? If the converted garage is done well, it is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 24, 2010 Home Buying in La Mesa
David McGhee, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
David McGhee answered:
Tri Plex near La Mesa (91941) ?
Your agent has a fiduciary duty to represent you. Occassionally an agent may represent the buyer and the seller in a transaction, in that case the agent has a fiduciary duty to both pa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 17, 2010 Home Buying in 91941
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