The short answer is that it is possible to make an offer subject to the sale of your property, but the likelihood of such an offer being accepted would best be gauged by a local real estate pro. In a hot seller's market like we have in San Francisco it would be virtually impossible to get such an offer accepted, but it may be easier where you are.... more
In CA you do not need an attorney to purchase a house. In fact that will cost you. You can use a local agent and in most cases the seller will pay a lower fee having the agent handle all the paperwork and set up appointments for inspections while interfacing with the lender and escrow company. I have worked with FSBO in the past.... more
I would suggest asking your landlord or contacting a local Realtor and asking if the home is listed on the local MLS. Have you considered looking into purchasing a home instead of renting? If you need some assistance with either finding a local Realtor or finding out about a home purchase, I can assist you.
Coldwell Banker - Folsom, CA