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Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
For those looking to buy in Willow Glen, do you prefer a 'vintage' home or one that's been built more recently?
There are settlement issues in that area.Most vintage homes go foundation,beam, wall cracks. A new home is preferred if you can find one.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
James Loftis, Real Estate Pro in 33407
James Loftis answered:
We had a bad experience with a real estate agent today. Her attitude and behavior were offensive. We have
I would recommend that you report the behavior to her broker. All Realtors work for the brokerage

Please contact me, will be glad to help you with this or any other properties in t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Buyers: Does a home's Feng Shui impact your purchasing decision?
curb appeal, curb appeal and curb appeal...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 7, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
Huey Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Huey Nguyen answered:
I have a lease till end of august, Owner want to sell it, do I have to vacate the place if seller ask?
To best protect your rights, you should consult with a real estate attorney to see what your best options are and to see what your rights are. There are many government agencies and non ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
Heidi McIrvin, Real Estate Pro in Rocklin, CA
Heidi McIrvin answered:
As a buyer, what are the top 3 things that you look for in a neighborhood?
1. Overall curb appeal of the neighborhood (do they maintain their yards, keep junk off of their driveways, etc).
2. Noise level/traffic-how far is the property from a main street?
3. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Buying in 95125
kimnguyen21, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
kimnguyen21 answered:
10K PMI on settlement paid for the seller. Is this tax deductible?
Thanks everyone. Of course I would go see a CPA. I'm just curious and wanted to know if anyone knew of the answer. It's not tax time yet and so I plan to contact the CPA in January so t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 21, 2012 Home Buying in 95125
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
When is a buyer allowed to cancel a contract during the contingency period and receive their earnest money back?
There are several reasons for having inspections done before putting your house up for sale.

1.) Buyers have a much better picture of what they are buying.
2.) You can have repairs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in 95125
Barretto, Other/Just Looking in Paramus, NJ
Barretto answered:
Is a $5,000 dollar house that is REO really $5,000 dollars???
First Fidelity REO I have a bunch of them....201-530-5706
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 18, 2012 Home Buying in 95125
Stevenl, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
Stevenl answered:
Buying a townhome next to a low income apartment complex ?
I wouldn't buy a house near apartments. Too much bad stuff goes on in apartments.

I would buy a house in a normal neighborhood surrounded by other houses.

To the agent below who s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in 95125
Lillie Missb…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Lillie Missbrenner answered:
If I sell my home in Santa Clara County and purchase another that costs less, can I keep my tax rate?
Hi Wg,

You have been given some great answers and links below. Prop 60, 90 and 110 should help you come up with your answer before you consult you tax advisor. If you are 55 and st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
Mark Burns, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Mark Burns answered:
How do you report a bad property manager in Memphis? Turns out there were leaks in the roof he didn't tell me about. Rented to bad
From your post I'm guessing: 1) You have thought about buying a home in Willow Glen (95125) 2) You live in Hawaii 3) You bought a 'turnkey' home in Memphis to be rented b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 20, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
Jose Adame, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Jose Adame answered:
how do you report a broker for not responding to an offer that was made 2 weeks ago?
In a situation where the listing agent just doesn't respond (been negligent) than you can report him to the homeowner. If your offer was a low ball offer than that could be it.

... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jul 3, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
James Gordon ABR PBD SFR SRS answered:
I have a disabled co-borrower and we are buying a house "As IS" and the inspection turned up a dangerous stove, we are very concerned and
Cathy throw the stove out and spend 350.00 on a new one. I would never decide on buying or not buying a home based on appliances.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 3, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
LUXURY HOME…, Real Estate Pro in El Segundo, CA
LUXURY HOME LOANS CA answered:
my rate on my escrow and bank paperwork says my rate is 4.875 and I want to lock in at the lower rate but it seems to a problem, I think I should
Sounds like you have received your closing documents for review. The rate stated on them indicates you have already locked in the rate. After you locked in your rate, rates could have g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 2, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
Anja Kerstens, Real Estate Pro in 95020
Anja Kerstens answered:
Can the home be fumigated at the sellers expense before closing?
As stated before anything can be negotiated, however, if you purchase a short sale you are out of luck. Most sellers offer their short sale home "as is". You will need to pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 8, 2011 Home Buying in 95125
Myra Gouger, Real Estate Pro in 89052
Myra Gouger answered:
Can you get your home fumigated before we close? Our loan is approved and we are too sign papers in escrow , but were wondering if this is apossibilit
NO! You don't own it. You can't do anything to it before you close escrow and it records.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 27, 2010 Home Buying in 95125
John Dutra, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Dutra answered:
Can someone refer me to a lender who will do an 80-15-5 loan?
Buyer,

Anyone should be able to do that for you as this will be a conventional loan with mortgage insurance. That is a solid down payment and with good credit scores and credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 11, 2010 Home Buying in 95125
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
I am buying a 100 year old home with a well and a water tower.
Hi Jason:

You definitely need a Foundation inspection, a well inspector, a structural engineer to qualify the tower.
Check with the city if this is a historical home, and issues ass ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 1, 2010 Home Buying in 95125
Joanna Batem…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Joanna Bateman answered:
is 1191 cudtiss Ave for sale ?
David - Actually they accepted the offer on 3/6 and it was scheduled to close on 4/22. What's strange is that it should have had contingencies removed by now and the status should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 28, 2010 Home Buying in 95125
Julia, Both Buyer and Seller in 94123
Julia answered:
Buyers: How do you like to search for homes?
I start with the zip code narrow it down on the maps and then use street view to look at neighboring hoses. This saves me a lot of time when viewing investment properties.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 31, 2009 Home Buying in 95125
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