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Mary Florio, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Mary Florio answered:
Hi, I am getting mixed reviews. I am looking to relocate to Newark, particularly the Colbert st/Bettencourt area... Appreciate reviews,,
Hi Suzy,

I am very familiar with the area you are referring to. Since those streets don't meet, I assume you are referring to the direction of Mayhews Landing (between Colbert and Be ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 In My Neighborhood in Newark
suzyR, Home Buyer in Sunnyvale, CA
suzyR answered:
Train noise near Cedar level crossing in Newark, CA
Hi Thiagarajan, Did you buy a house there? How has it been? I am looking to buy a home in the Orleans/ Bettwncourt/ colbert neighborhood. Your input would be helpful
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 24, 2014 Quality of Life in Newark
The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in 53949
The Yoo Team answered:
How can a renter get approval with an old landlord/tenant case number showing up on a background check?
Landlord/tenant issues also vary by city. In Madison, ordinances and laws greatly favor tenants rights and the types of issues I've read on this thread are actually somewhat foreign to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Rental Basics in Newark
Carmen.sandi…, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Carmen.sandiego27 answered:
Can a seller legally cancel a purchase agreement?
We are getting to move back to Utah, my husband just got a new job there and we are trying to move in one week. There is so much to do, I'm not sure we are going to be able to get eve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 27, 2014 Home Buying in 94560
Kevin, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Kevin answered:
crime and safety in newark
I lived in Newark over 10 years and I felt Newark is safe, clean and friendly. Silliman Activity and Family Aquatic Center is a must place to visit for kids. Newark is excellent locatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 6, 2014 Crime & Safety in Newark
Brian Ripp,…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Brian Ripp, CRS, GRI, Broker answered:
Should I sell my home this Summer or wait until 2015?
I checked the Calif. Assoication of Realtors website and it says;

Effects of Real Estate Transactions: The PPACA does not create a sales or transfer tax on real estate. However, s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 13, 2014 Home Buying in 94560
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How can I find out if a home I am looking at has asbestos in it?
Hi Kevin

Start with the age of the home.

Check the insulation in the attic, and in the walls.

Check if any Popcorn ceiling, depending on the age of the house,
newer homes are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 2, 2014 Home Buying in 94560
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is this a good time to buy or sell or wait to see where the interest rate will go ( up or down)?
Rates will go up for sure!!

Good luck.
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 2, 2014 Home Buying in 94560
Robert Baker, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Robert Baker answered:
What is a good price range for a 3/2 home in the Tri-City area? Looking for long term investment in a safe easy to rent area.
Go over pricing with your Realtor, ask them for a CMA on your home.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 28, 2013 Home Buying in Newark
Scott Govers, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
Scott Govers answered:
Is it still good time to sell at Alameda County?
Hi Pam,

Historically speaking within the last five years it is currently a good time to sell. The market has come a long way within the last 1.5 - 2 years going from a buyers marke ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Selling in Newark
Chris Strange, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburg, CA
Chris Strange answered:
How is housing market in Newark, CA? Is it still good time for seller?
I agree with all the remarks that were given below. If price is a your main motivating factor take the time and do the appropriate updates to maximize your asking price. There are alw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 15, 2013 Home Selling in 94560
Thiagarajan…, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Thiagarajan Hariharan answered:
Issues with Lake area in Newark, CA?
Thanks everyone for your helpful answers!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 6, 2013 Quality of Life in Newark
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
What are the best pratices you use for doing open houses?
It really depends on where and what the property is. If it's in the back end of Newark, you won't get a lot of traffic off of signs. As suggested below, put the Open House date in the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 27, 2013 Home Buying in Newark
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Should I take a reasonable offer now or wait for better one?
Did you take the reasonable offer? Sell your home? Can you take a moment and update us with how things turned out?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Home Selling in 94560
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
The appraiser will come today at my house for appraisal. I'm so nervous. This is VA appraiser.
As long as there are no glaring issues such as blatant code violations, peeling paint, etc., you should be fine. The VA appraiser will give you a list of any items that need to be corre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 7, 2013 Home Selling in Newark
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Newark, CA
John Juarez answered:
Why are "House Hunters" allowed to advertise? They take your money and do nothing. All homes are Rent to own and the property owners aren't aware!
What you describe may be an illegal activity. If you have details, you should make a report to the District Attorney’s Office and the Bureau of Real Estate.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 17, 2013 Rentals in Newark
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
Should I stage my home before selling or leave it empty and clean?
A stage home usually sell faster and for more money. Then again, it depends on the type of market you are experiencing. If you are in a market with very little inventory staging migh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 27, 2013 Home Selling in 94560
Brian Ripp,…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Brian Ripp, CRS, GRI, Broker answered:
i want to buy 200 k condo please email me listing
Hello Girish,

You may want to give us more information or speak with a local realtor.
There are approx. 67 condo/townhomes for sale in our Board (Alameda & Contra Costa Counties)

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 27, 2013 Foreclosure in Newark
Lucinda Gomez, Home Owner in Hayward, CA
Lucinda Gomez answered:
How's the Newark Ca neighborhood? Is it a safe place to live?
I love Newark! The 2 best areas are the development off of Spruce and Jarvis (Jarvis Landing/Tara) and the Lakes. There are also a lot of older neighborhoods with tiny houses which ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 Home Buying in Newark
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