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Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
what do the homeowners dues cover?
Hi Tabcs,

It is a good idea to get the Specific HOA docs for a complex you are interested in to get an accurate idea of what the fees cover. Please let me know if there is a Specific ... more
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Zach Knapp, Real Estate Pro in Alamo, CA
Zach Knapp answered:
Why would a bank not reduce price on a foreclosed home that is vacant, is now bank owned, has had regular mo. price reductions over market, no offers
Cathlene it is simple supply an demand. In most other states for everyone home buyer there are 5 to 7 homes available, here in California the ratio is 1.1 homes per buyer. With the high ... more
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Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Simon Watson answered:
Could you please tell me if the KEYs condos are FHA approved? Thanks in advance
Yes is it, I checked the HUD web site
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Simon Watson answered:
Is Master's Court a nice community to buy in? By nice I mean is the area safe, has anybody heard about any residential problems?
Walnut Creek is pretty much safe all over, contact the
local police who should be able to answer any questions or
concerns you may have.

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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
How long does it take to buy a house? Assume that I already find one I like on Trulia, and I don't need a loan. I want to move in asap.
You want to give enough time for a home inspection and the title company to do the title search. Then it depends on how long the closing agency takes to prepare the closing statement. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
can you change school districts in walnut Creek, we currently. Live in the Mt diablo school district area
Call the appropriate school officials directly - they are the only ones who can give you an accurate answer.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
80-15-5 in Northern California
Alex,

Short answer is that 80/15/5, the way you'd want to do it, is not available. Do alternatives exist? Yes.

My best advice is to look at all the options and see how they comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 28, 2014 Home Buying in 94596
Bart Gabe, Real Estate Pro in California
Bart Gabe answered:
80-15-5 mortgage in California
Yes that option is available. Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been in the mortgage business since 1987. I am happ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 27, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Brian Willin…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Brian Willingham answered:
Can my father, a non-US citizen, buy a house for me? meaning that the house will be under my name, but using his money
Hi Henry-Wang,

I am an immigration advocate and local real estate agent. Yes, you can buy a home in the US using money your father provides. I'd be happy to speak with you directly ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 13, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Can I use 2 buyers agents at the same time?
Yes, you can sign more than 1 Buyer Agency Agreement, but this will put you in a position of possibly owing commissions to both agents.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 13, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Zack Heene, Real Estate Pro in Pleasant Hill, CA
Zack Heene answered:
I am on h1b visa with one year left. I am at the wait period stage of green card processing. Can I buy a house in Walnut Creek, CA?
Ria123Joe.
I work for J.Rockcliff in Walnut Creek. So call me and I will take care of all your questions and market information about the East bay, Walnut Creek too!
Thank You. Zack ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Vikki Bearman, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Vikki Bearman answered:
I am looking to buy using a VA loan, any agents successful with VA clients?
Good Morning Gil. It would be a privilege to work with you. It is also imperative that you work with a team that knows all of the details and nuisances of the VA loan. It really is ALL ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 13, 2014 Home Buying in Overlook
Julie Lauer, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Julie Lauer answered:
Hi, where could we live if I worked in Oakland and my husband in Silicon Valley/Mountain View?
Hi Mia,

That's a great question. I'd recommend the Tri-Valley area, which includes Dublin and Pleasanton. I recommend these cities in particular because of their superior public tran ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 7, 2014 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Steve Curtis, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Steve Curtis answered:
What types of properties can you purchase in Rossmoor without having to pay any HOF? Thank you.
listen to Jackie Giffin below... dues are high but the amenities and services included exceed anything else out there for the active senior.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 23, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
Vikki Bearman, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Vikki Bearman answered:
Is there anyway around the HOA dues? Is low $500's the best that can be done? 6/9K a year in dues is a lot. What do people do who have no income?
For those who have trouble qualifying with income, a family member may able to help qualify them.
Contact me if you would like to discuss the details.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 28, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Is it possible to live in Rossmoor if you are not 55 and relatives who are 55 and older are not there all the time? Policy, exceptions, Disabled, etc
At least one resident must be 55 years of age or older to live in a home in Rossmoor. If the resident travels all the time that may be advantageous to you and the resident to have someo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 26, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
Elizabeth Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, CA
Elizabeth Haslam answered:
Are there any units for rent in Rossmoor @Walnut Creek?
Rental and Rossmoor are few and far between. The best resource is the Rossmoor newspaper which comes out every Wednesday. You can access it online at www.Rossmoornews.com. Owners in Ro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 22, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
DeAnn J Simp…, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
DeAnn J Simpson answered:
Can I help my mom buy a co-op?
Yes, of course, if you qualify with terms & conditions of loan financing. I have a team of professional ready to help! With 30+ years in the industry I would welcome the opportunity to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
can you buy with less than 20% down?
Yes! There are loans that allow you to buy with as little as 3.5% down. I recommend you speak with a lender like myself if you would like to know more about loans that will work best fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 22, 2013 Home Buying in Rossmoor
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