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Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
I just read where the Trulia Blog Is Closing Down.
Sounds like Zillow is getting involved. There goes Trulia!!!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Agent2Agent in San Diego County
smita, Home Buyer in Folsom, CA
smita answered:
What are good areas near Sacramento for investment property?
I'm looking to buy investment property in Sacramento/Folsom area. Which is better area in terms of ROI?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Home Buying in Sacramento
samtusea, Renter in Newberry Springs, CA
samtusea answered:
How safe is it to live on a ranch in Newberry Springs? People say there are a lot of trashy people that go to the Barstow Walmart.
Newberry Springs abounds with Meth Addicts, makers of Meth and thieves who are constantly on the lookout for newbies moving into the area. Numerous Drug Busts and illegals in the area. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Crime & Safety in Newberry Springs
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Can a California loan officer do refinance loans in Texas?
Hi Bryan,

I can because I work for an FDIC insured bank so I'm able to lend in all 50 states.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Financing in San Diego
Von Bonilla…, Real Estate Pro in Pasadena, CA
Von Bonilla Von007.com answered:
If all the windows in 2 bed condo (located in 1st floor) in LA are facing the next building closely, can this be hard when I sell this condo?
Hello S,

Yes and no. There is usually a buyer for any property. I represent cash investors/buyers, feel free to contact me if you like.

Von.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Home Buying in Los Angeles
j-hardman, Home Buyer in Milpitas, CA
j-hardman answered:
what is this "smell problem" in Milpitas area ?
Buy a house east of Park Victoria and you will have no problems with smell. I suspect any odor is because of the marshes in the Bay. There is also odor from 2 freeways that run through ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Quality of Life in Milpitas
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
My husband transferred to Work in Pleasanton from 5am to 3pm. Question re: commute...
Pleasanton, in fact the Tri Valley area, is a wonderful place to live. It's more expensive then Antioch, though!

I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to help you. Goo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Moving in Pleasanton
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Who pays closing costs? Does lender pay those costs?
Closing cost is negotiable between buyer and seller. Yes, some lenders help with closing cost as well.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Home Buying in 94588
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
buyers fault, home falls out of escrow, who gets deposit?
As Scott indicated below, it really depends on the cause and where you are in the escrow period. In California, buyers typically have 17 days to back out for any reason. Also, most deal ... more
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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
My question is do I have to disclose my financial records to my Uncle like I would to a bank in order to legally buy my brother's house?
Honestly, this is between you and your family members. There are no protocols when it comes to family!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Home Buying in 91354
Armando Villa, Other/Just Looking in Homestead, FL
Armando Villa answered:
Is it possible to get loans on modular homes and raw land from traditional financing?
its called USDA Rural Development Loan
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Home Buying in 92128
cathlieny, Home Buyer in East Bayside - India...
cathlieny answered:
Does anyone have recommendations for kitchen remodeling? Places to purchase countertops and cabinets?
For Kitchen Remodeling recommendations, I ahve just Googled and foudn this one http://bennettcontracting.com/articles/remodeling-kitchen-5-recommendations-kitchen-layout/, a quick outli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 90803
Myax, Home Buyer in Del Mar, CA
Myax asked:
Controller Real estate pricing I have noticed a lot of home bought in mid 2014 sold for about 20% higher price by end of year. Not sure if anybody is buying these homes.

Here is one example:
There are many such homes…
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in 92130
cathlieny, Home Buyer in East Bayside - India...
cathlieny answered:
square footage cost for kitchen remodeling
The average cost of Kitchen remodeling is around $18k while major comes to $54k. Can you tell me what is your budget?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in Inglewood
cathlieny, Home Buyer in East Bayside - India...
cathlieny answered:
Cost of bathroom addition in San Francisco?
$30k is worth for it. I think within $15k, it can be done if you don't have much budget. For bathroom remodeling three levels of remodeling can be done, depends upon the house owner bud ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 94117
Elva Wormley, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Elva Wormley answered:
How should I figure in an unpermitted structures into an offer on a property.?
If you're planning to finance the purchase, you should check with your lender to make sure they are OK with the unpermitted structures.

Best regards,

Elva A. Wormley
Mortgage Con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in Mi-Wuk Village
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in 60031
Gary Geer answered:
How are the Trulia estimates determined and why are they so different then appraisal values? I'm trying to determine FMV on my home.
FMV can best be determined by having your agent do a Market Analysis of the property. This is the best information you can get.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in 93306
musungu.andr…, Home Buyer in Napa, CA
musungu.andrewfirm answered:
I am looking for a loan on a NOO for a family member in Norcal. I s anyone doing them for 10% or less down.
Are you a business man or woman? Did you by any
Financial stress or do you need funds to start up
your business? Do you have bad credit?
Have you been turn down your bank before?
Di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Financing in 94558
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
Can the buyer ask for concessions from the builder when the builder has ask us to sign a 2nd Addendum to extend the contract? What if we do not sign?
Delays in construction are rather common. If you fail to sign the addendum, the deal is off. As far as negotiating further, you can only try. This is a great example of where a buyer's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in Thousand Oaks
americanhand…, Home Buyer in Ventura, CA
americanhandblown answered:
Who is a really good, thorough home inspector who covers the Ventura area. We are happy to pay more for an excellent inspector.
Matt Faust is a grumpy unpleasant harassing man.

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Buying in 93023
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