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Pat & Mi…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake Village, CA
Pat & Mike Hanley answered:
Cost to replace cesspool? Cost to connect to city sewer?
Hi Hillary -

There is no average cost for this. You'll need to get some quotes from contractors who specialize in this. They will have to come see the property to quote anything. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2014 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
Susan Oliver, Real Estate Pro in 91302
Susan Oliver answered:
What does under sign approval mean?
Do you mean underwriter? An underwriter reviews loan documents and finds discrepancies. Once they have reviewed the documents entirely and made sure all questions and demands are met, t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 91364
Alison Rosen…, Real Estate Pro in Sycamore, IL
Alison Rosenow answered:
Loan denied for a reason that has nothing to do with me. Can I get my downpayment back?
Some times the loan contingency commitment will show approval but CONDITIONAL on other missing pieces of information. Was that a condition on your approval? If not, I would ask your r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in 91364
Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
Not sure if the comps in my area are enough for us to refinance. We need our house to come in around $600,000 to qualify.
We have a great system to find value and help you refinance. Call or email for a free pre-approval and free credit report.

We can do: FHA, Conventional, USDA, VA, HARP, Interest Onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Jessica Bate…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Bateman answered:
any GOOD lender doing FHA 203K loan in CA?
There are two types of FHA 203k Loans: Standard/Rehab (minimum $5,000 up to 110% of the improved appraised value) & Streamline work is less than $35,000 up to max FHA mortgage limit for ... more
3 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 10, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
About to go through mediation to get as much first deposit back. What are the procedures?
What a mess.

It is clear that you have been acting in good faith and it does not seem fair that you should be punished because your lender did not know they guidelines of the MI comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91364
Cheryl Fried…, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Palos Verdes,...
Cheryl Friedman answered:
My husband and I have a steady income but bad credit and past bankruptcy. Can we qualify for a home?
Good afternoon,

The first step is finding a reputable Lender. My in-house broker will let you know what you qualify for and if you currently do not qualify for a home loan will give ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 24, 2013 Home Buying in 91364
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
Looking for a lender that can help me get a loan to buy a house even if I had foreclosure in 2011.
Sheryl is exactly right on this. A foreclosure is a serious derogatory credit item and lending guidelines mandate that you wait a certain period of time before you can apply for a new m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 24, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Maria Cipoll…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Maria Cipollone answered:
Where are interest rates headed? If even higher, do you think it might put more downward pressure on home prices?
Home prices showed significant gains during the past 12 months, even with mortgage rates were up slightly over the past month, but remain highly affordable and should continue to aid in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 24, 2013 Home Buying in 91364
Jill Murty, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Jill Murty answered:
Short-Sale-Is the listing agent playing game or my agent is incompetant.Recently I made offer on 2
That is an excellent point, Ron Thomas!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Shane Levine, Home Buyer in West, TX
Shane Levine answered:
With outstanding taxes due to an accident, that is n the hands of a CPA , can I consider buying anything, even using hard money
Are you talking about income taxes? If so you can pay the taxes due. The issue you might have is that it takes a few weeks for your tax transcripts to show up at the IRS which will be p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 28, 2013 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
DAVID SHEMESH, Real Estate Pro in 91604
DAVID SHEMESH answered:
Thankyou to all who helped to answer my Questions about Woodland Hills. it sounds a great friendlyPlace and your info was a hreat help.
Woodland Hills is a great friendly community. I have a listing coming up in Woodland Hills South of the Blvd. I have lived in Woodland Hills for many years, let me know if you have any ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
DAVID SHEMESH, Real Estate Pro in 91604
DAVID SHEMESH answered:
I contacted the agent on the listing. I talked him once and made an offer. After 2 days i havent heard from him. What should I do?
It's a crazy market right now. Some agents can't handle the amount of phone calls and offers. I would recommend finding an agent of your choice to represent you and write up the offer.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Broker assistance needed
Give me a call, my office is in Woodland Hills.

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
I'm 55 years old and single. Is it advisable to buy? I'm renting right now.
Hello Helen, It depends on many factors such as how much are you paying for rent right now? How much is the maximum payment your looking to achieve? What cities are you considering? The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Home Buying in 91367
Albert Goldb…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Albert Goldberg answered:
I contacted the agent on the listing. I talked him once and made an offer. After 2 days i havent heard from him. What should I do?
Hi,

Call or email his broker, who is responsible for his agents actions would be the first move I would think.

I just sold a house in WH.

If I ever can help you, a friend, asso ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
Pet Planet R…, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Pet Planet Realty answered:
I'm a purchasing a house in the next 1-3 mo. Some Realtors I've talked to avoid short pays. Should I look at short pays or REOs? The prices
The problem with short sales and REO's is they take time. If you are in a time crunch and need to be into a place by a certain date you may want to avoid them. However, if you are in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Home Buying in 91364
Davani,nima, Real Estate Pro in Woodland Hills, CA
Davani,nima answered:
I need to arrange a non-FHA loan. Have plenty of income and downpayment. Problem is some old non-sueable credit card accounts.
Hi Tom don't worry I have a great lender that will assist you. Call me at 818.292.2559! Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 25, 2012 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
Barbara Gran…, Real Estate Pro in Anaheim Hills, CA
Barbara Grandolfo answered:
I heard that some sellers will not accept an FHA loan, why not?
Hi Aoibheann,

Another reason many sellers shy away from accepting FHA financing is due to the fact that if the buyer, at any point in the transaction, is unable to secure the loan, t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 23, 2012 Home Buying in Woodland Hills
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