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Sheree Dunni…, Renter in 10580
Sheree Dunningham asked:
2290 North Main Street Salinas 93906 This question was asked from
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Crime & Safety in Salinas
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
My husband and I have poor credit. We are looking at a house that costs about 300,000. Would any bank loan us money?
Hello n_chole, you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses with those scores with low interest rate and premium financing.

You may qualify to buy FHA with fico scores ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Home Buying in Salinas
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Hello, I had a question about a rental that was listed and is now no longer listed.
You should assume all rental listings here are scams. Report them. Find the link on the page named MORE, under it is a drop down menu with FLAG - click it. I would be a majority of ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2015 For Rent in 93906
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
I'm selling rental house where the furnace went out. Buyer's loan is conventional 20%, will appraiser require repair?
It would make sense that the repairs will be at least requested before making a deal to buy the house. Even if they are looking for a place to remodel and completely redo, people will w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014 Home Selling in Salinas
mirandasrgia…, Home Buyer in Salinas, CA
mirandasrgiantsfans87 asked:
what is transfer value?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Foreclosure in Salinas
Susan C, Real Estate Pro in Monterey County, CA
Susan C answered:
I'm looking to buy an investment property in the salinas area. Expired listings, "ugly" houses, distressed properties, etc. Is this a good market?
Have you located properties in the Monterey area as of yet? It's definitely a Landlord's market right now.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2014 Home Buying in Salinas
Derek Jones, Real Estate Pro in 95670
Derek Jones answered:
Every city has it good and bad areas. It's best to check sites like for more detailed information on Salinas. I used to live there for about 6 years and crime was nev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 26, 2014 Rentals in Salinas
Danny Ceja, Real Estate Pro in 95023
Danny Ceja answered:
What is your opinion on Salinas real estate market recovery?
If you bought your rentals within the past 4 years there is definitely equity in your investment properties. The market is really strong and will probably continue to remain strong but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Selling in Salinas
H1B, Home Buyer in 93907
H1B answered:
FHA financing for legal non-resident alien.
Hi everyone.
it has been a long time since I posted this question back on Nov 2013. For informative purposes and because I know there are people like me looking for an answer to simila ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Financing in Salinas
Brad Yzermans, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Brad Yzermans answered:
Are there any home buying programs out there for teachers / educators>?
We just announced a new California Teacher Home Loan Program for CalSTRS members and school district employees called CalPATH. It offers more favorable terms with discounted rates, red ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 2, 2014 Home Buying in Salinas
Pat and Steve…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake, OH
Pat and Steve Pribisko answered:
I was wondering I replied to a rental on 354 Corral De Tierra Road Salinas CA
We highly suggest that you deal with potential landlords in person and view the apartment or house before you give any money to anyone for any reason. There are too many scams on line, ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Rentals in 93901
Ray, Renter in Salinas, CA
Ray answered:
hi I need the unit
Hello ,

I got a contract job in an engineering company for a construction project as part of the structural engineers to build a highrise building in SOUTH AFRICA. I am a Building t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 16, 2013 Rentals in Salinas
Patrick Lampe, Real Estate Pro in 95023
Patrick Lampe answered:
i wanna rent a house but my credit score is 590 would i be able to ?
Hi Mike, I am a landlord and I also have a few clients that rent homes for. When I review the rental application and the credit report, I look for signs that the potential renter is o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Rentals in Salinas
Randall Ortiz, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Randall Ortiz answered:
Is Fremont Bank's no closing cost, 4.875% 30 yr fixed loan sounds alright ?
Rates have gone up so you won't be getting the low rates like before, unless they go back down again, but for now that isn't too far off.

Contact me if you want me to check on lowe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Financing in 93906
Linda B. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 93950
Linda B. Michaels answered:
hi were looking for a house that is around 120k or below, but we have poor credit but surely can afford the pymts
Have you been pre-approved for a mortgage by a lender? That is is the first step to see how much house you can afford to buy. Since you can afford the payments, you might qualify for mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 27, 2013 Home Buying in Salinas
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Way too high priced!
Looking at the info provided; yes, it looked like it is overpriced:
Being in a HOA, there doesn't appear to be much land with it; which would help.
The one "clue" would be that it was ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 26, 2013 Market Conditions in Salinas
Albert, Home Buyer in 95121
Albert answered:
Is salinas a nice place to retire?
It's funny how a whole bunch of broker tell you that Salinas is a "small town" or "nice place". Go see it yourself. It's the equivalent of Oakland. Shooting, break in, robbery happen we ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Market Conditions in Salinas
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