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Robert Chome…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
Rent vs buy
The best way to compare rent vs. buy is to first look at average rents for a similar property vs. your mortgage + taxes + insurance (PITI) on a purchase. Two major factors to look at w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Home Buying in 94530
Darrell Cara…, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, CA
Darrell Caraway Architect AIA answered:
where can i find a Trulia agent to help me to buy such house?
I see places all the time that are going through this process. I would buy and help you buy if you need guidance. As an Architect, it is not impossible to navigate the process, finding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in 94530
Darrell Cara…, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, CA
Darrell Caraway Architect AIA answered:
There's a property I've always liked. It is not for sale, but I want to contact the owner to see if he might be interested in selling. How?
It is listed on records and you can call them or write them or go to their address and ask them, or an email address will be available in some records in the county and online. It is do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in 94530
Darrell Cara…, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, CA
Darrell Caraway Architect AIA answered:
I want to live in my investment
Nothing wrong with the idea. Why don't you build instead of buying though. Its cheaper. Especially with an Architect that sets the budget with you. The existing properties are always go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in 94530
Darrell Cara…, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, CA
Darrell Caraway Architect AIA answered:
I claimed Chap. 7 24 months ago. My credit is 660. Is there a way to potential get approved for a FHA loan?
I think you have to wait seven years.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in 94530
Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
East Bay area REO and Foreclosure auction.
Hello Rishwin,

Usually the prices you see that are too low to be true, is the default amount. Sometimes, the default amount is corrected but if not, the bank holds an auction. At th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Home Buying in 94530
Catherine Kr…, Real Estate Pro in El Cerrito, CA
Catherine Krueger answered:
how can i buy such forceclolsed house?
I am assuming you are talking about a home that is already foreclosed upon and not one that is in foreclosure because for those you can contact the owners or go to the court steps in Ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 19, 2009 Home Buying in 94530
Bob Georgiou, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Bob Georgiou answered:
Anyone know of buyers' agent in East Bay with experience and success at SHORT SALES who could help us?
The success of a short sale is in the hands of the listing agent moreso than it is as a buyer. The fact that there are too many variables to control should be reinforced since the bank ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Buying in 94530
Andy, Other/Just Looking in California
Andy answered:
What are the requirements to get the $8,000 tax refund that is supposedly available to first time home buyers?
Julie,

Krista has the better summary. And she also mention the Government programs. You may obtain either State or local support. Also FHA may be helpful but usually FHA lenders ask ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 11, 2009 Home Buying in 94530
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