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Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
We reserved a new construction in Dublin. It is a detached home, the builder's document says it is 2100 sq ft.
Builders frequently submit one plan to the city for approval even though there are variants in the plan from model to model. It's very possible that the plan submitted to the city eithe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2014 Home Ownership in Dublin
Joyce Chiu, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Joyce Chiu answered:
Considering to buy a home near East Dublin BART station. It is walking distance from the station. Is it safe?
Yes, it is safe in that area.
Big corporations are all around that area, including Oracle.

Where homes/subdivision are you looking to purchase, and this way I can send you some demo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 21, 2014 Home Ownership in Dublin
Kevin McLaug…, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Kevin McLaughlin answered:
My brother Name is on the deed of my father house and his wift name is on the Mortgage oh own the house ?
Whomever is on the deed, owns the rights to the property. That same person(s) may or may not be obligated to the loan against the property. Sounds like your situation is tricky, as fam ... more
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Dean Paul Do…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Dean Paul Dominguez answered:
What are the other monthly expenditure amounts (e.g., HOA) necessary to live here? Are all ages acceptable, e.g., a 37 year old student?
Doing this just reminded me of something: the condos at Alquire Parkway are in litigation and so the sellers may only request cash offers only. Again, if you get more serious in the hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 20, 2013 Home Ownership in Tennyson/Alquire
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
In the city of Fremont, if a neighbor has let their curb appeal become anything but appealing, what options do you have?
Your options depend on the community you live in, not the city. If you have an HOA, then check with them.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Home Ownership in Fremont
Joy Elliott, Real Estate Pro in San Leandro, CA
Joy Elliott answered:
Is it illegal to have a controlled fire pit bonfire BBQ in your backyard in Oakland if you own your building?
That would be a city zoning ordinance question...
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Home Ownership in Oakland
John DL Aren…, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John DL Arendsen answered:
Do you think there could be interest in developing a senior mobile home park in Alameda?
Presently Baby Boomers are among the wealthiest demographics in the USA. "Our best estimate is that Boomers will inherit $8.4 trillion. Of this amount, $2.4 trillion has already been re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Ownership in Alameda
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
How do I change the ownership of a home to parents to son?
I'm a bit confused....how can you be a co-borrower but not on the loan? Or did you mean you're a co-owner on title, but not on the loan.

If your parents want to give up their rights ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 Home Ownership in 94587
Thi, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
Thi answered:
How to add my sister name to the house title so that we each get 50% of the property?
Thank you to all of the answers. I'll talk to the recorder office to get more information. Would adding my sister to the title through refinancing help me bypass paying the transfer tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 14, 2012 Home Ownership in Fremont
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