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Alina Aeby, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Alina Aeby answered:
listing price----re agt says to put low list price to attract many bidders
Dear Pn,

If you have a house to sell in San Francisco and you already consulted with one or few Realtors, you already know that the market is very favorable to the sellers and proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:24pm Home Selling in San Francisco
Adam Gavzer, Real Estate Pro in 94107
Adam Gavzer answered:
Are there any condos for rent at 181 South Park, SF, CA, 94107?
I am not aware of any units at 181 South Park that are available for rent.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2014 Home Buying in South Beach
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
What are the best areas with a decent commute to San Francisco to live for a young couple (I will be studying in SF on market street)?
I think it's really going to come down to affordability and what you define as a 'decent' commute....what can you pay per month for rent and how far do you want your commute to be?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2014 For Rent in San Francisco
Cmitchell6555, Both Buyer and Seller in 60623
Cmitchell6555 answered:
WHO IS THE PROPERTY OWNER?
Owner of 1808 s Trumbull Ave Chicago Illinois 60623
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Home Buying in Ingleside Terrace
Valli Lopez, Real Estate Pro in 92021
Valli Lopez answered:
SF Bay Area Financing for a US citizen living abroad
Hello,
I have two different loans for your scenario. I am able to use non US income to qualify you and your UK credit report to get you the best rate available. It's a no points loan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Jerzy, Real Estate Pro in Orinda, CA
Jerzy answered:
Cost of bathroom addition in San Francisco?
The simple solution to the problem in question would be to change the approach! Instead of asking several people for an estimate and trying to make sure that all of them are pricing the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 94117
Matt Brozek, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado Hills, CA
Matt Brozek answered:
Looking for 80/10/10, no MI-loan for San Francisco bay area home
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There are a number of Lenders that offer 80-10-10 options. BBVA Compass has a Portfolio Program that offers 80-10-10 or 75-15-10 Combos to $1M. Hope that helps. Please feel fr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Financing in 94105
Michael Sals…, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Michael Salstein answered:
I am purchasing a home with cash and I was asked to provide proof of funds. I am uncomfortable with showing a bank statement. Is there another way?
I have actually had my buyer's financial planner (or Bank rep) write a letter on bank letter head stating that they have more than enough cash assets to purchase the subject property. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Buying in 94114
Joanne, Home Buyer in South San Francisco,...
Joanne answered:
I'm considering selling my condo in San francisco, however the HOA is currently in litigation with developer
Hello
My sister closed a refinance with her real estate broker just recently her condo is in litigation as well which is also contruction defect. its been in litigation since 2012 you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in San Francisco
Roger Landry, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Roger Landry answered:
Best time to buy in San Francisco
You picked a slower time in the San Francisco market to start looking to purchase. June/July and August is a time for vacation and sellers unless they absolutely have to sell will not p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
What's the best way to find out about pocket listings?
Since you know the specific building you are interested in, why not engage a Buyer's Agent who would do the research on your behalf?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Buying in South Beach
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I fell down slippery steps at my apartment building and I have asked landlord for two free months rent to cover medical and missed work. Is that Ok?
My a dive in three words, attorney, attorney, attorney.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2014 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Replacing Old Victorian Bay Windows
I would get at least three different quotes, that price seems very high.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
bengibson4113, Home Buyer in Fontana, CA
bengibson4113 answered:
I'd like to buy a permanent deeded parking spot (without associated housing). How would I go about this? How should I find sellers?
That's an excellent question, how can you buy a permanent deeded parking spot. I'm also curious to know if you can have it re-painted & maybe even a street sign so people don't park the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 31, 2014 Home Buying in 94115
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
During purchase of a Short Sale, the appraisal tagged the roof as needing repairs before loan. What are my options?
Do you want the house or not?
The lenders often have other ways to unload the property w/o a short sale.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
How much is a roof replacement on a Victorian home in San Francisco?
what size? Metal, shake roof,warranty time etc? These are not meant for every roofer.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
how expensive of a house can I afford?
You need the services of a reliable mortgage advisor.

In Yuba City I use the services of Mickey Sullivan at Evergreen Home Loans who can be reached at:

Mickey Sullivan
Trusted L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
VERREOS, Tony, Real Estate Pro in California
VERREOS, Tony answered:
Does buying in a building with below market rate (BMR) units affect property values?
Like everything else that impacts real estate values, it depends on the details: where it is, what it is, how it is. If there isn't anything about the BMR resident or owner that causes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 27, 2014 Home Buying in Mission Dolores
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
What should I know about asbestos?
You need to send a sample in to be tested for asbestos. If it comes back negative, you can leave it up and be fine. Though if it comes back positive, you will need to get it removed. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
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