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Amy Castillo, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Amy Castillo answered:
What is the average time a buyer buys a home from the time they are qualified?
Expect an average of 12 weeks to find your home. (Per the 2015 California Association of Realtors Home Buyer Survey.) That being said it really can vary due to the lack of home inventor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Home Ownership in Los Angeles
Amy Castillo, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Amy Castillo answered:
if I alone am on the mortgage and the HOAs put there name on the title am I still the homeowner and do I retain possession?:
The HOA can not put themselves on the title to your home or evict you. If you owe the HOA many months of dues then they may have filed a lien against the property. You can ask a real es ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Home Ownership in Los Angeles
John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
remove the picture of 11776 miro circle san diego
You should talk to your agent maybe there is a valid reason He needs to remove the photos.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 Home Ownership in San Diego
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
Who owns the property 27574 Buckeye Rd Winters Ca?
I would be more than happy to provide that information to you. What is your relationship to the property?

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0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 8, 2015 Home Ownership in Winters
Bob Oatmeyer, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Bob Oatmeyer answered:
if the air conditioning unit for my townhome is on the roof and it is not working, who pays for the repair...me or the hoa?
If it is not working then I would assume that the home owner would take care of that. I am not completely sure though so don't take my word for it. Either way that is a discussion that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Ownership in San Diego
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
how can i save my home?
Can you elaborate?

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Alex Greer
Loan Officer
408-352-5147
NMLS #1056079
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0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2015 Home Ownership in Daly City
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
HOA president claimed he didn't have a contract to include me in the Comcast cable fee agreement. Nor does Comcast. But they are still charging.
This is a legal question and should be asked to a real estate attorney.

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0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2015 Home Ownership in Garden Grove
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
I was going to remove my bathtub and put in a walk in shower? How would this affect selling our house or someone getting a loan?
As long as it is completed in a workman's like manner it should not affect getting a loan. If you are removing the only tub in the house it could affect resale value. It could be diffi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Home Ownership in San Jose
Sylvi Brown, Home Owner in Lake Arrowhead, CA
Sylvi Brown asked:
I keep hitting edit and registering to update the facts on my home 26765 merced lane in Lake Arrowhead and it doesn't work! My house burned in the 07 fire and was completely rebuild custom in 09. Get your facts straight it has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, garage, etc. and was appraised in 2013 at $340,000..............
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Home Ownership in 92352
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
i want change my house pickers! i how do!??
Hello Will, your question is hard to understand? If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2015 Home Ownership in 95838
David Norwoo…, Real Estate Pro in 93449
David Norwood-Central Coast RE answered:
How do I claim my home? Your facts are not correct & I would like to correct them.
I noticed your request to change the details in your listing on Trulia and thought you should know that Trulia gets its information from Central Coast Real Estate Multiple Listing Servi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2015 Home Ownership in 93446
Danielle Pur…, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Beach, CA
Danielle Purcell answered:
If i buy a home in California USA, will that help me get a US citizenship in any way ?
No.. Owning real estate in the USA does not help you get citizenship. You must pay or join the lottery.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Ownership in 92677
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
Hi. I need to know who manages the property 1981 Mount Bullion Dr, Chula Vista , CA , 91913
All I can provide you is a name and address.


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0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 23, 2015 Home Ownership in 91913
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo and Associates answered:
My name isnt on the deed of the house in Calif. My husband passed away. Im paying mortgages on it. Am I entitled to it or need a probate attorney?
It seems unanimous... You will need to ask a probate attorney this very question. He or she will be able to help you.

All the best,

Alex Montelongo/Broker
Coldwell Banker Star R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Ownership in 91773
bengibson4113, Both Buyer and Seller in Salt Lake City, UT
bengibson4113 answered:
I'm looking for a great electrician in Marin. Any suggestions?
Ginger, did you have any luck finding a good electrician? I found that doing some research can go a long way. Asking for recommendations is a good start. Checking to see if they're l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2015 Home Ownership in San Rafael
TIM, Home Buyer in Redwood City, CA
TIM answered:
Hi, we paid to have the public record blocked on the sale price of our home due to a number of factors around our privacy needs. We do not want the pr
Jamie, talk to your realtor and the selling agent. My suspicion is that they'll need to remove the MLS listing regarding your purchase, but the information may still be available via o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Ownership in 94061
Londell Flem…, Real Estate Pro in Fairburn, GA
Londell Fleming answered:
I have been legally separated since 2005 and in 2006 or 2007 my spouse quit claimed the house to me. Does he have any legal recourse/rights on house.?
I would suggest seeking an attorney. However, here is a few things to consider. Quit claim title transfers do not require an attorney or closing. Therefore, was the title clouded or enc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Ownership in 92040
Raymond Chou, Both Buyer and Seller in Milwaukee, WI
Raymond Chou answered:
What do you think about Cove Financial's Mortgage Alternative Program?
Their website says that they are out of business.
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Home Ownership in 95624
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Hello I am on SSD and I am looking to rent to own a home. I am tired of paying someone else rent. I rather have lower payments and feel happy.
Rent to own is really not a good idea, it can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money, it favors the owner; therefore do inform yourself well, and consider consulting with a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jan 4, 2015 Home Ownership in Whittier
Tristam Biel…, Real Estate Pro in Highland Park, Los A...
Tristam Bielecki answered:
Deleting photos of the interior of my house
There are no interior photos showing unless the house is for sale/rent. I don't see any photos on the page right now.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 16, 2014 Home Ownership in 90272
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