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Dorit and Jo…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Dorit and Joel Cooper answered:
My husband and I have a large down payment ($500,000) but modest yearly incomes (about $70,000 together).
It is highly recommended to speak with a licensed mortgage broker and thereafter have a conversation with your accountant. It is important to speak with your accountant as you may be a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 8, 2015 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
Jacqui Rum T…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake Village, CA
Jacqui Rum The Morton Team answered:
how to choose a realtor to help me find a home for rent?
Hey Belle,

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Email me what you are looking for and I'll send you what I have.
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Rentals in West Los Angeles
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
What is the best way to get qualified leads using Trulia?
Good question. I've been at this for a number of years, and truly have only gotten a handful of clients out of it. I would not use Trulia for leads.....it's just about exposure...

Go ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Feb 7, 2014 Rentals in West Los Angeles
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Where are accessible single family homes listed in the los angeles westside real estate market place?
Hi Jean,
I would look for a "single level" home for you, or a single level condo (they do exist).
. I would also put you in touch with my contractor who specializes in accommodations. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Why can't we get an agent to work for us?
Dear Antonio,

I don't know what the problem is, you have enough to find a home in the West Los Angeles area. FHA can be a block for some sales, but not necessarily. There are not as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 18, 2013 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Ways to rent with beginners credit, no parent with good credit, a student & working full-time? (Westwood - Culver City)
Dear Julie,
I recommend you look at Westchester area (Los Angeles 90045) for a rental situation there. Many of the students will lease together and share expenses. The neighborhood is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 21, 2013 Rentals in West Los Angeles
Michelle Men…, Real Estate Pro in Greater Wilshire / H...
Michelle Menna answered:
Where should I invest in Los Angeles?
Yes, near universities is a reliable place to buy a home. You will always have a pool of renters and they will change pretty regularly so that you can actually raise the rent in-between ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Investment Properties in West Los Angeles
Femmeinla, Renter in West Los Angeles, CA
Femmeinla asked:
Do you have any Sec 8 listings for Los Angeles, not Los Angeles County? I'm very responsible, have worked all of my life, but lost my home to an unscrupulous mortgage company. I'm currently on SSI, so I have an income. West L.A. is my preference.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 22, 2011 Rentals in West Los Angeles
Anthony Vu, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Anthony Vu answered:
Do any condo/townhouse HOAs allow remodeling of units to create "interior laundry" facilities?
You'll need to check the CC&R ( covenants, conditions and restrictions) of each HOA (home owners association) to see if they allow for an inside laundry unit. If the HOA doesn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 3, 2011 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
Fellow Agents: I need your help. I am looking for a rental property.
2Lynn, in California, very few listings are put on the MLS for rentals. Most of them are pocket listings.

I commend you Juan for reaching out to the public here, Craigslist and Tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 15, 2011 Agent2Agent in West Los Angeles
J.D. Songstad, Real Estate Pro in Santa Monica, CA
J.D. Songstad answered:
How does one terminate a relationship with a broker if you're not happy with their service even if you did sgn paperwork over a year ago?
I would assume that the contract would be expired by now so you should no longer be obligated to use them. Look over a copy of it just to make sure and tell the agent that it's ju ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 28, 2010 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
Ron Escobar, Real Estate Pro in 90049
Ron Escobar answered:
We have a section 8 voucher and we'd like to know if any property managers co's or lanlords will accept it?
Though section 8 is a great program, a lot of landlords shy away from it, because the added issues concerned with he city inspecting their property and telling them what to do... (Few p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 8, 2010 In My Neighborhood in West Los Angeles
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
RealtyTrac? Are the prices accurate? As a home buyer, would this service help?
Dear Necia,
The best thing you can do is to retain an excellent buyer agent to work with you in the purchase of your property. An excellen buyer agent will search ALL available propert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 3, 2010 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
Anthony Vu, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Anthony Vu answered:
What are some legal concerns I might need to know about regarding renting out a guest house on my property.?
Yes, you should have a lease. That will clearly state all the rules and reduce any liability for you. You should also do a thorough screening of all applicants (ie, credit history, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 19, 2009 Rental Basics in West Los Angeles
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