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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
How much capital gains tax will I pay on selling my home?
IRS Publication 523 explains the criteria needed to use the $250k or $500k capital gains exclusion:

http://www.irs.gov/publications/p523/ar02.html

When in doubt, go to the source. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:41pm Home Buying in 92688
valmono, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV
valmono answered:
I moved from this area around 1963. I lived on a street called Farmers Lane. I was just wondering if the street might have been renamed El Morro Wa
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0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in Buena Park
Eric Edborg, Home Buyer in Laguna Beach, CA
Eric Edborg answered:
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3216 Tyrol is a MONEY PIT and UNSAFE
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0 votes Share Flag Wed May 13, 2015 Home Buying in Laguna Beach
Houk.earl01, Home Buyer in Brea, CA
Houk.earl01 answered:
I'm refinancing my home and the bank is asking me how I got the funds to pay off a vehicle loan. I sold the car and paid the loan.
Do You Need A Loan to pay of your bills @ 2%? if yes Copy to Reply this email: houk.earl001@gmail.com for more details,Name,Amount,Duration&Mobile.

interested applicant should emai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 13, 2015 Home Buying in Brea
Nicole Fedor…, Real Estate Pro in 92866
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
Do you help FSBO's with their MSL listing and associated advertising?
I emailed you directly a few days ago!

Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in 92646
Nicole Fedor…, Real Estate Pro in 92866
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
I cannot afford to buy a house now . I was thinking of rent to own . I want to know if it is a good idea . And the difference.
Hi, Huguette-
If you think you can afford a "rent to own" property, then you can probably buy now, provided you have decent credit scores and verifiable income. There are some great do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in Orange County
Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in 92870
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
What is the trend for the housing market?
Hi Jose, I have been a Placentia homeowner since 1973. The city's real estate market pretty much mirrors that of So. Cal. Currently it is a seller's market with limited inventory and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in Placentia
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
can i get my aprasial money back if the loan did not go thru on a home loan?
The answer is almost always "no" because the appraiser did their job. It's just part of the cost of performing due diligence when buying a home.

Ron Krauch
Managing Broker
Emerald ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Brea
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
My question is regarding fire insurance.
Yours is a question that serves buyers everywhere to do their due dilligence regarding homeowner's insurance when they buy. The contract we use in my market has a specific out clause f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Buying in Brea
Efrainc.sott…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Efrainc.sottile answered:
What is the best area to live in Costa Mesa for public schools?
The accredited online college degree is better than traditional on-campus education.
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0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in Costa Mesa
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
Do I have any recourse against a lender that stated for 6 weeks that I was approved for my loan only to have the underwriter deny it at closing time?
Boy you would think so. Unfortunately all the lenders want purchase business, but few understand that they can not do this sort of thing.
Give me a call if you would like to talk abou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 3, 2015 Home Buying in Brea
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
is there anywhere i can get some help with a first time buyer down payment for the house?
Hello alohajay1, yes you may qualify for either CHDAP .5% half percent down payment program from a minimum 640 fico score or Access .5% half percent down payment program from a minimum ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Stanton
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo Broker answered:
Joint tenants (mom and dad) own house and one tenant gives his half to grantee (daughter). Is daughter now an?
That is a very good question.. for an attorney. If you need a referral, please let me know.

All the best,

Alex Montelongo/Broker
Coldwell Banker Star Realty
562-810-7387 Cell
... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in 90680
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
My grandma's dad died and her house was in her fathers name. My grandma has 7 siblings. How can she get the house in her name. She bought it.
The 7 siblings will have to sign off on it, if your grandma purchase the home and never filed the deed. Consult a local attorney and fast.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Stanton
kalaconstruc…, Other/Just Looking in Garden Villas At Curry...
kalaconstructioninc answered:
I NEED HELP ON PURCHASING MY NEW HOME FIRST TIME BUYER
You must have made your purchase till now as I can see the question is from August last year. But still I would like to add that you must check all the parameters before purchasing, es ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 28, 2015 Home Buying in 92704
kalaconstruc…, Other/Just Looking in Garden Villas At Curry...
kalaconstructioninc answered:
Are there any lenders offering a foreign national mortgage loan in Orange County, CA?
There are a number of foreign national mortgage lenders in Orange COunty some of which have already been mentioned in the thread. You can get in touch with tehm for your requirements. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 28, 2015 Home Buying in 92704
Amy Gillissen, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Amy Gillissen answered:
My husband got a job at CSULB as a professor. We can't afford the housing in LB in good school districts. Is HB a good choice for a family?
Huntington Beach has many great neighborhoods and is not too far south from Long Beach. I have lived in South Huntington for over 17 years and have sent my child to wonderful public sch ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Home Buying in Huntington Beach
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Credit Repair to purchase home
Hello goldenlove4me, yes sure I advise and do credit repair at no cost for all of my clients that need assistance. I can raise fico scores within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Home Buying in Garden Grove
Nicole Fedor…, Real Estate Pro in 92866
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
First Time Home buyers need some help...
Hello!
I work with some great lenders that can assist you with this! Please contact me for more details. You will also need an experienced Real Estate professional to assist you with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in Garden Grove
Elizabeth Sa…, Other/Just Looking in California
Elizabeth Sagarminaga asked:
Why a school must install fencing around the school property? School premises must install a perfect fencing that can create safety barriers for students and eliminate outside intruders. http://bit.ly/1Fj1vzk
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in 92691
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