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Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
Do tree roots in crawl space need to be removed?
Hi Pq,

Did the termite inspector mention Why they recommend removal? Was it a conduit for moisture or bugs?

All the best,

Arpad
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 13, 2014 Home Buying in 95051
Travis Jacks…, Real Estate Pro in 95051
Travis Jackson answered:
what are the elemenatry schools assigned to this property?
Pomeroy Elementary API = 803

Cabrillo Middle API = 786

Santa Clara High API = 782


Travis Jackson
BRE#01879566
Century 21 M & M Associates
www.408RealEstate.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Santa Clara
corytrevor314, Home Buyer in Aberdeen, OH
corytrevor314 answered:
security system keypad needed in 1st floor?
It might be more convenient to have a keypad on the first floor, but I don't think it is necessary. I don't know why the previous owners would put it on the second floor when the securi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2014 Home Buying in 95054
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How much does a violent death that happened in a house affect it's value?
Hello David:

For people wanting to Buy and move into the home, the reduction will be 5 -25%

Most buyers who have an issue with a death on the property will not buy it.

Those wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clara
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
flooring options
Hi Ckp

Since, 2010 Hopefully you have finished your build and sold the home by now

I would have laid engineered floor on top of a leveling floor with sound insulation at
0.10c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Selling in Santa Clara
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
How do you negotiate a septic system in a sale?
Your best option is to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate broker and the local and state government agencies responsive for septic system rules. In my state there are clear ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Buying in 95051
Jay Taylor, Other/Just Looking in Santa Ana, CA
Jay Taylor answered:
Is it a good time to buy a house or is it better to wait a couple of months?
Well your thought process is truly inspiring, as owning a property under the current market scenario may not be an easy task. But there are couple of companies who are helping people to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 General Area in 95054
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
We have an offer contingent on our home sale. Wen do we do the home inspection on the new home?
Hi Kathy Aman,

As my colleagues have stated below, this is a matter for you to discuss with your Realtor. The contract and the timeline should be items that your Realtor have discuss ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clara
jchhsu, Other/Just Looking in Aliso Viejo, CA
jchhsu answered:
Can Bank of America close a loan in 30 days? I was told that they cannot, is it true?
I don't know about BOA but i am waiting on Chase to close my escrow and it has been 20 days past due. I would never use Chase again for my mortgage. I am so frustrated.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 12, 2014 Financing in 95051
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
fremont elementary schools considering buying house
Can you clarify your question, please? We'd like to be able to provide you with effective answers.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Buying in 95054
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
I came to know that Milkin Elm school in SantaClara has an open lottery. How can I easily look up the schools which are considered local vs lottery?
Hi Minu,
Yes, just ask me and I will tell you.

You can check out this website:

http://siliconvalleyhouses.blogspot.com/p/silicon-valley-school-districts.html
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clara
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
In the new community by DR Horton - The Homes at Central Park, are the single family homes worth buying at this point in time? @ Keily and Homestead
It's up to you, but from a long-term financial/investment standpoint, you would be better off buying an old house on a large lot. Here in Silicon Valley the long-term value is in the l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clara
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
I heard that there is huge residential complex is coming up in santa clara near central park in the place of the old kaiser hospital.
Yes, true. There is a huge residential complex in Santa Clara near Central Park in the location tracking device.

Property prices in Santa Clara have risen since your first post,
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 6, 2014 Home Selling in 95051
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
question regarding new AC and Furnace permit inspection
Be nice to your neighbors. The city normally doesn't go out of their way to look for unpermitted structures, but they may be compelled to check something out if a neighbors calls them ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in 95051
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
Is a tax reassessment reliable for home value?
The market value of a home is the price the house goes for in an open market. If other buyers like the house enough to pay X amount, then that is market value.

The tax assessment va ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in 95051
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
Lottery Schools - odds of getting in?
Your best shot is to ask the school or the school district these questions directly.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in 95051
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
how are the elementary schools in this area? could some one help .. i am new to San Jose
Hello askca25,

I suggest you go to this website to find out what schools the kids at this property would go to:

http://www.santaclarausd.org/files/filesystem/street%20directory.p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 21, 2014 Market Conditions in Santa Clara
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
What is the current commission rate for a realator that is representing a seller in Santa Clara?
The standard commission rate is 6%; payable 3% to the listing agent and 3% to the selling agent. Most often I give my clients a 1% discount if I represent both sides of the transaction; ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 16, 2014 Home Selling in Santa Clara
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Transformer at back yard
The high frequency emitter radiation like cellular tower has not been studied much. It is always thought the radiation given it be 10 milli-watt is inversely proportional to one's body. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 31, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Clara
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How to find a realtor for restaurant space? Can someone help me out.?
Hello Raj

Go to, www.loopnet.com

Best regards
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 30, 2014 General Area in Santa Clara
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