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alenamauer, Home Buyer in New York, NY
alenamauer answered:
What does it cost to turn a car port into a 2-garage? I want to know this before I put an offer on the house.
I would love to do this at my home. If you get any great answers back be sure to post about them. I am interested in doing this if it isn't too much trouble.

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0 votes Share Flag A few minutes ago Home Buying in 95124
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
In the current market, multiple offers are common. What generally tends to drive a seller's decision on which offer to choose?
Julie,
I just read a blog on ActiveRain.com linked below that explain this well. They quote the CAR, that sellers respond best to 1. The highest offer, 2. Best qualified mortgage, 3. ... more
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dlewisfm7, Home Seller in Falmouth, ME
dlewisfm7 answered:
How have prices changed in the areas of San Jose around the Rose Garden and Willow Glen?
can you walk a dog in the municipal rose garden?
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Selling in San Jose
Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
Questions about buying a property with "red tag" unit in San Jose
The city planning department is actually pretty responsive. Call city planning when you have time (you may have some wait time) and have the property address or, better, the property AP ... more
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Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
First time buyer looking for residential investment property in South Bay Area
You won't find very much available at that price range, especially considering the condition requirements of the VA loan...you may want to broaden your search to outlying areas such as ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Buying in San Jose
Flavio Tejada…, Real Estate Pro in Redwood City, CA
Flavio Tejada, MBA, Broker/Own answered:
Is the area around William Street Park (woodborough drive) in San Jose safe - zip 95116? Thanks, NN
hi, the local police station and its website is a great resource...you can also search crime maps here on Trulia and on my website...

See "ACTIVE" listings for sale in real-time in S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:53am Home Buying in San Jose
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
When choosing a real estate agent to represent you, do you ask for recommendations or do you prefer to find an agent online?
I find most people start on the Internet.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:28am Home Buying in 95126
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
does this place have a phone number that i can contact someone about?
No link is visible, however you coild contact any local agent/realty office, they all have access to the same information...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Foreclosure in Evergreen
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Trulia is advertising a 1/1 on Randol St., 95126, for $400.00 a month. The phone number listed for the landlord/agent is in Texas. Is this real ?
Claudia,
Trulia and other sites are inundated with scam rental listings, so you are right to be skeptical. If the landlord is out of state or the country and will send you keys when ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Rentals in 95126
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
For sale by owner
Hi,

Please feel free to call me, so I can go over some of the issues and process.

Kind regards,

Arpad
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Home Buying in 95118
pinkpanther2…, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
pinkpanther200710 answered:
Is it easy to evict occupied tenants once I buy bank-owned property?
my mother gave me her property in a will. but she is going to give it to me before she passes away. how can i get my uncle off that property? he does not pay rent or space fees? i live ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Home Buying in 95121
chandlerhami…, Home Owner in San Jose, CA
chandlerhamilton57 answered:
why do people not want to buy mobile homes?
Bought a mobile home and so did my sister. They are made so cheap it is unreal. We had to tear out the wall because it was full of mold from poor workmanship. They literally make the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Home Buying in 95148
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Advice for finding lenders after short sale?
Hi EC

Thanks for your question.

Regret to hear about the Short Sale.

When you get a chance do call me.

Best regards
Perry

408-656-5343
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Financing in San Jose
Joseph Roraff, Real Estate Pro in Onalaska, WI
Joseph Roraff answered:
how common is it for a person to buy a home with a fuul (100%) down payment?
Usually you want to put a down payment down so that you have equity in your home and can get a lower monthly mortgage payment if you can, but many people can't.

Here is a great video ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Home Buying in Almaden
John DL Aren…, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John DL Arendsen answered:
Does a tenant need to still pay rent if the house is in pre-forclosure?
I can't believe folks are still replying to this over 3 year old question. I have to believe Monkey Bread has resolved this issue by now. LOL!!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Foreclosure in 95133
Stella, Home Buyer in Cerritos, CA
Stella answered:
Any over 50 active adult community in San Jose?
I would prefer to buy, if HOA is reasonable!
1 vote Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Cwailamchen, Home Buyer in Palo Alto, CA
Cwailamchen answered:
5939 PORTO ALEGRE DR $1,245,000 (how to get comps and determine offer price ? )
Hi John,

My in-law lives in the Almaden area for 40+yrs. You really need to look carefully at the school district map. There are very very good school in the Almaden Valley but no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
San Jose Down Payment Assistance Programs with a 620 credit score?
Hi yqsanjose

you should not be discouraged by low fico score, this is just a number. you can always fill it up just lowering you debt and paying it faster. there is many programs av ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
Shannon Jones, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Shannon Jones answered:
For a first time home buyer, would it be better to buy an older home in a more sought after school district
School district is certainly one of the factors to consider, and homes in areas with highly rated school districts can carry higher price tags. However, the flip side of that is that yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in 95126
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