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Sean Seckar, Real Estate Pro in 91354
Sean Seckar answered:
Are there any mobile home parks in either Northridge or Santa Clarita where you can own the land?
Denise,

In the Castaic are of Santa Clarita, there is a community called Stonegate which are modular homes on purchased land. Other than that, the rest of the parks are on rented / l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 28, 2015 Home Buying in Northridge
Todd Schneid…, Real Estate Pro in 91342
Todd Schneider answered:
my home owners is charging me for money that was settle with their attorny last year. they are now saying their attorny charged them more so i owe
This definitely sounds like you need some legal advise. I would contact your attorney with this question.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Foreclosure in 91326
Jacqui Rum, Real Estate Pro in 91362
Jacqui Rum answered:
Any realtor with experience in representing buyer with VA loan (zero down)? Looking to buy in the next couple of months.
Hi

I just represented a buyer in that same exact situation. VA loan, 0 down. I'd love to help if you still need someone.
Feel free to email me jacqui.rum@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2015 Home Buying in 91326
Todd Schneid…, Real Estate Pro in 91342
Todd Schneider answered:
How do you know how much to bid on for a short sale?
If the bank has approved a certain price the listing agent should know what that number is. The Listing agent will usually place that information on the MLS for agents to see. You have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2015 Home Buying in Northridge
gloriaadDeum, Home Buyer in Northridge, CA
gloriaadDeum asked:
How can the crime data from Trulia be corrected? I have found that Trulia's crime data does not match the LAPD online crime mapping statistics. Trulia's coloration of an area has an impact on the resale value of homes in that area, so it is extremely important that the crime data be accuate.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Home Buying in 91325
Jeff and Che…, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Jeff and Cheryl Fox answered:
Thank you Mr Moore, you answered my concern.
Hello Mr. Seidani, In addition to Mr. Moore's answer the majority if not all foreclosure sales do not allow contingencies. Therefore you have to do your due diligence before you purchas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Northridge
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Can one sell on a contingency buying cash from the equity in the home? Or one must sell first and have the cash ready for a forclosure/auction?
Sorry, but I can not figure out what you are asking here with this:

Can one sell on a contingency buying cash from the equity in the home?


As for the rest, you need cash to buy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Northridge
Danielle Smi…, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Danielle Smith answered:
How long after a short sale of a home before I can buy another?
New laws have passed, it can be as short as one year. How long has it been since your short sale?
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 25, 2013 Home Buying in 91324
Jill Murty, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Jill Murty answered:
I am currently in escrow in the Los Angeles area, Ca. The lender has requested additional information from the HOA. They are not responding.
If the seller was aware of this and did not disclose it, you may have some recourse. If you were to learn that the previous escrows failed to close for the same reason, it would be rou ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 25, 2013 Home Buying in 91325
Emily S. Kne…, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily S. Knell answered:
What does it mean when a house says "Total of all loans and liens is double the listed price?"
Here's an easy example.

The house is listed at $500,000 & the owner owes to 1 or more banks, $1,000,000.

Be for you make an offer on this short sale home, you need to find out if ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Home Buying in Northridge
Caroline Har…, Real Estate Pro in 91325
Caroline Harabedian answered:
should I work with more than 1 agent at a time?
I would say to never work with more than one agent at a time. If you don't like what one agent is doing for you, tell them you don't want to work with them anymore. They will appreciat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 12, 2012 Home Buying in Northridge
Caroline Har…, Real Estate Pro in 91325
Caroline Harabedian answered:
Agents in Studio city and Granada Hills
If you are representing the Buyer, the first line of duty is to the Buyer. However, you have to be morally accurate in all transactions. You don't have to tell the seller what your Bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 12, 2012 Home Buying in Northridge
Todd Schneid…, Real Estate Pro in 91342
Todd Schneider answered:
Are Buyers Agents in California really sellers agents?
In California Buyers agents, and sellers agents are the same thing as many here have said. The Listing agent is the one representing the seller. As the buying/selling agent you represe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 12, 2012 Home Buying in Northridge
Barry Shapiro, Real Estate Pro in Camarillo, CA
Barry Shapiro answered:
Can you give giveaways, movie tickets at a home buying seminar?
Can you? Yes. Should you, no! What I recommend you do is offer something a lot more valuable than movie tickets -- and that's the INFORMATION on the home buying process, or possibly a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Home Buying in 91326
Yuri Katz, Real Estate Pro in Malibu, CA
Yuri Katz answered:
What does notice of default mean?
I'd be a bit more careful with definitions when it comes to crossing state lines, Lauryn.
In California, if we had to approach the court every time default occurs, nobody would b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 9, 2012 Foreclosure in Northridge
Carl Witzig, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Carl Witzig answered:
Hello Gurus, as a buyer, can I see the short sale approval letter, my agent informed me otherwise stating it is confidential. I am a buyer.
How did it go? More than 120 days since you posted your question.
The SS approval letter takes weeks, months after an offer is submitted and seller's agent pushes and pushes the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 1, 2012 Home Buying in 91326
Sheryl Cross, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Sheryl Cross answered:
We are looking to relocate to California. It is a multi-family move. We would like to find a triplex in a safe neighborhood. We will be working in
Hi Donna,

I am a Realtor who has worked very hard in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas for the last 10+ years helping Buyers to find their perfect home. I also grew up in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 5, 2011 Home Buying in Northridge
Linda Susan…, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Linda Susan Fox answered:
I am looking for 4 /3 Single story with office/den and family room. Age of home to less< 15 years. Yard and no
Jazz, No problem finding you the right home. Please visit my website at LINDAFOXSELLSIT4U.com or email me at lfox001@socal.rr.com. I specialize in finding buyers the home of their dr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 11, 2011 Home Buying in 91324
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Airport sound radius?
Dear Mehran,
Actually, you can be near the airport without the plane noise as long as the planes are not traveling directly over your home. Playa Vista has little to no plane noise and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 8, 2010 Home Buying in 91326
Ryan Gussman,…, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Ryan Gussman, Probate-Trust Realtor answered:
Is the forclosure price on the site the sale price?
Ana,
The question is not how much is the property, but how much can you affort?
Have you been Pre-Qualified to a certain amount of financial commitment?

This is the first step I t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 27, 2010 Foreclosure in 91326
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