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Stephen Lytle, Home Buyer in Mission San Jose, Fr...
Stephen Lytle asked:
First time buyer looking for residential investment property in South Bay Area I am first time buyer approved for my VA Loan. I'm looking for my first home/property investment in the Santa Clara County area. Something around 350k. Preferably within striking distance…
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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 Earlier today Home Buying in San Jose
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
Dave Frazer, Real Estate Pro in Morgan Hill, CA
Dave Frazer answered:
Questions about buying a property with "red tag" unit in San Jose
Hi Kevin. In general terms, red tags (Notices of Building Violation) can drastically impact the value of a property for several reasons, so it's important that a Buyer locate a copy of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
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
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
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
Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
Clean history perfect credit score pre-appr $800K but can't find decent homes in Evergreen, San Jose. Not disappointed but worried abt
To get a home at the $800K offer point you want to be looking in the $725K to $790K range and offer over asking. These homes from what I am looking at are near Aborn/San Felipe/Murillo/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in Evergreen
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Do we really need to get a pre-approval loan before making offering for property? If the down payment is 50%
This question posted May, 2009.

I'm confident Mya got the pre-apporval.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
727.420.4041
h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in 95123
Anthony Rees…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Anthony Reeser answered:
Is 2014 a good time to buy a house in the Bay Area. What do the trends look like. I see the prices going up especially with rents.
Bottom line if you can get into a property now, compared to throwing away money on rent you are in a much better position. Tax benefits, refinancing options, rent your new home, use th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Home Buying in Berryessa
Anthony Rees…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Anthony Reeser answered:
New Construction at N. Capitol Ave 95132 (Cenetered At Capitol)
Pisces,

I grew up right off Berryessa and Morrill Road, many things have changed in regards to businesses, demographics, and infrastructure. One thing that has remained constant is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Home Buying in 95132
Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
How about schools for Arbor village, Evergreen San jose. Does this fall under Evergreen Elementary/Chaboya Middle?
One way to update yourself on the schools for a particular home is the "online district locator" available on the Evergreen district's website.

Here it is:

http://www.eesd.org/pag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 6, 2014 Home Buying in Evergreen
Houston Chau, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Houston Chau answered:
Smaller Lot size than advertized
As a buyer, you have just about all the rights to back out of the deal. In this case, the information was misrepresented to you...therefore, you have every right to back out of the dea ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Apr 5, 2014 Home Buying in Evergreen
Tanya Patter…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tanya Patterson answered:
I wish to buy a 2 bed house in communication hills,sanjose.But not sure about the area and how it would pay off in future.Is it a good buy ?
I love Communication Hills! I have a client that lives there and she absolutely loves it! The property is holding it's value very well and she is looking to sell the property in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 95136
Bob Dahlen, Home Buyer in New Port Richey, FL
Bob Dahlen answered:
How do you add a wife's name to the deed when you purchase a house when her name is not on the contract or loan.?
How to add wife's name to title of house in Florida
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2014 Home Buying in San Jose
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