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Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
I have great credit, but my fiance's is a work in progress. Should I take the mortgage out in my name only?
The answer lies in how much each of you make and which type of loan you will need. The simple answer is that if you make enough to qualify without him, then leave the fiance off.

T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2015 Home Buying in Newark
maria, Renter in Newbury Park, CA
maria answered:
Should I sell my home this Summer or wait until 2015?
Hi Luve,
I live in California and own a house in Broward County, Fl, its been a rental for the past 5 years. Now my tenants are leaving and I'm wondering whether is a good time for me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 27, 2015 Home Buying in 94560
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Home buying in Newark CA
Hello cutecouple2007, we can not advise on this avenue but maybe able to give more insight in person but these links may assist you with crime statistics:
http://www.crimemapping.com
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Buying in Newark
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
How safe is intersection of Escallonia drive and Smith ave (/mowry west neighborhood)?
Hello fshah24, we can not advise on the internet but maybe able to give more insight in person but these links may assist you with crime statistics:
http://www.crimemapping.com
http:/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Buying in Newark
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
Should I buy a house this spring in Fremont? How do you see the next year housing market? Corelation oil price, stock market, morgage interest rates
No one knows. But lower oil prices lead to lower interest rates, lower interest rates lead to higher real estate prices.

Give me a call and we can get you per-qualified if you like.
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 12, 2014 Home Buying in 94560
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Can a seller legally cancel a purchase agreement?
You are buying in 94560 (newark, California), hence you have written a Contract to Purchase using California forms.

The issue is that the Seller has not signed off on the Contingency ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 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
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
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
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Is Foreclosure Deed same as Grand Deed or Quit Claim Deed?
Pam:

Richard has given you a good answer. I’m assuming that you meant “Grant” instead of “Grand”. Here is a link to a page that fully explains deeds an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Home Buying in Newark
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
What is Foreclosure Deed?
Here is a link that may be helpful:

http://www.ehow.com/info_8397530_foreclosure-deed.html
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Home Buying in Newark
Rose V. Boas, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Rose V. Boas answered:
if i get a pre- approval amount for a loan does it mean i am approved to purchase the home? Or do I have to wait for some kind of definite answer?
Hi Tina,

Great question and reliable answers as by my fellow colleagues! Here's my two-cents. The soonest you get all your documentation in to your lender (i.e. W2's, pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 Home Buying in Newark
Elizabeth Me…, Real Estate Pro in Rockaway, NJ
Elizabeth Meyers answered:
Could I use the same lender and agent as seller?
You don't need a real estate agent to buy your mother's house. If your mother has the house listed, work through her realtor. If she hasn't listed the house, just ask s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Buying in Newark
Rose V. Boas, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Rose V. Boas answered:
what kind of issues would cause a loan office to retrieve a loan after a pre approval amount has been issued?
Hi Tina,

Being that you have already submitted an offer leads me to believe that you have an agent; therefore, you should really be asking your agent that question. It's not fit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Buying in Newark
Tony Doot, Real Estate Pro in Newark, CA
Tony Doot answered:
i am looking at an REO which is priced way below maket in Newark,CA. The only problem is the property tax is
The first issue you will have to address is the "way below market" part in Newark. The Listing price to Sales price comps are showing anywhere from 98% to 102%.. That means ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 20, 2010 Home Buying in Newark
Bob Georgiou, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Bob Georgiou answered:
I bought a bigger house now and want to sell the old house..
Joe,

Ahhh...the old buy and bail. Good Luck!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 26, 2010 Home Buying in Newark
Garrick, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Garrick answered:
FHA only option with less than 10% down?
Just Wondering,

I just posted this on Trulia -

http://www.trulia.com/blog/garrick_1/2009/12/5_down_conventional_financing_in_alameda_county_returns

We have 95% conventional fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 10, 2009 Home Buying in Newark
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
What are ALL costs in the "Home Buying" Process?
Melanie:

The costs vary depending on a number of variables. As an example, fees change based on the price of the home, the amount of the purchase being financed and the type of home. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2009 Home Buying in Newark
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