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Voiletu, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Voiletu answered:
How long does it take to get FHA Loan approved?
"If you’re talking about the entire process from loan application to final approval and closing, there are dozens of variables. So it’s hard to assign an exact length of time to the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Bob Oatmeyer, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Bob Oatmeyer answered:
Big tree on front pavement
If it might cause issues for your pavement I would definitely cut the tree down. You may already need repairs so you may want to take a look at the paving as well. If it is damaged then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
hi, Looking for 2 to 3 bedroom townhome in milpitas or Sanjose,Sunnyvale within 350K
I would be more than happy to help you. It sounds like you don't have a real estate agent. Just so you know, the first thing to do is to get approved for your purchase loan and then get ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
Will this insane price rise in bay area homes, settle down after school period is over?
Hello Nimisha Bharti:

In my experience, especially over the past couple years as home prices have continued to increase, YES, home prices do decrease in September and after. However, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 1, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Feedback on Voyage at Traverse (by K. Hovnanian)? Is the builder considered good?
It is a public company and have built many homes especially in Gilroy.
You have to like their design & layout.
As for complaints:
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/housing/k-hovnanian- ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
Buying a new DR Horton home. They won't allow me to bring a home inspector to my walk thru. Red flag?
Builders will always allow you to hire an inspector but they usually are scheduled either before or after your walk-thru, not during.


Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Foll ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 94040
Arpad Racz answered:
Townhome near tracks and station in Milpitas? Worth buying?
Hi Nimisha,

Looking at data in Heat Map form may help you review the data that is available.
A place to start may be: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Milpitas-California/market-tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
To add 2nd story with 2 bedrooms (total approx 450 sq feets), how much will it cost?
This is a question for a building contractor. Get some estimates from folks who do this work in your neighborhood,
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Nora Moore, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Nora Moore answered:
Cost of adding a bedroom/bathroom
The cost of adding a bathroom on the main floor varies quite a bit. It depends on if you want a full bathroom or half bathroom. How you add it on to your home also changes the price. De ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 6, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Carrie Rolli…, Real Estate Pro in 90049
Carrie Rollings Meynet answered:
Home Inspection for New Property
No matter if the home is brand new or a an older home, it is my recommendation to always inspect. Sadly, one of the most challenging escrows I had was a technical remodel- most of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 1, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
joettamcfadd…, Home Buyer in Milpitas, CA
joettamcfadden asked:
Trumark Homes Milpitas (Velocity at Pace) Anyone else purchase a home from this community? If so, what has your experience been like so far?
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
r_tpownall, Other/Just Looking in Medina, OH
r_tpownall answered:
Are REO exempt from disclosure?
I will have to disagree with most of your answers on the point of the bank not seeing the home. Any home that has gone through a foreclosure has been serviced by a property management c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 31, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
pkmarimuthu, Home Buyer in Milpitas, CA
pkmarimuthu answered:
Is there smell in the new community called Orchid by GR Horton?
I have visited the Milpitas multiple times and felt strong smell and sometimes mild but smell is there
I also complained to Milpitas hotline established for reporting this issue.

Re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 94040
Arpad Racz answered:
Any townhomes for sale in Milpitas?
Hi Gurvinder,

I would be happy to help you with a townhome purchase in Milpitas.
What price range and what size (bedrooms baths) please?

All the best,

Arpad
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Home Buying in Milpitas
agentman97, Home Buyer in Milpitas, CA
agentman97 answered:
Buying 1M home in Orchid Milpitas a good option?
We are also thinking of buying a home in this community.
We have visited the place at least 4-5 times (at different times of the day), and also talked to 3 neighbors. All of them gave ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 4, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Robert Chome…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
What are the things I need to be watchful or aware of as a buyer during the escrow closing?
First thing to do is get a estimated HUD 1 settlement statement from escrow as soon as you can. This will detail all of the closing costs paid by you in the closing. Make sure the sel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in Milpitas
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How soon can a new house be refinanced?
Generally, you can start right after you close provided you have a No pre payment penalty.

Best regards
P Mistry


www.ruthandperry.com
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 16, 2014 Home Buying in 95035
Robert Chome…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
Reference needed for good property inspectors in Bay Area
The ASHI site can be a good place to find an inspector. There is also a California certification. It can be a good idea to get an inspector that is certified with one of these major o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 13, 2014 Home Buying in Milpitas
Ali Qureshi, Real Estate Pro in Dublin, CA
Ali Qureshi answered:
Orchid by DR Horton in Milpitas ?
I have heard nothing but great reviews about this community. I recently helped my client get a house in this community. The sales office was not inclined to negotiate much but together ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014 Home Buying in 95035
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
Elementary School confirmed on McCandles Dr in Milpitas. Will this appreciate the value of a condo/TH at Avenue/DrHorton.?
Yes. As it gets further and further along it will but at this point it will be very little appreciation especially since they haven't started construction.

I do not check replies, so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 4, 2014 Home Buying in Milpitas
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