REA ... more
As there has been limited growth in the area, in terms of new housing developments, etc. I assume it will be close to that. So ... more
I'm not aware of any agency lenders that will lend on vacant land, you'd need to go through a portfolio lend ... more
"Thank you very much for your answers all.
I would like to file some kind of "notice" with the recorder's office that I have a ... more
Just an aside: additional due diligence that goes beyond inspections can be enlightening. The disclosure form can be just a smoke screen. How many people do you believe represent ... more
No way would I wait if I could swing it. My economist, Howard Blum, predicts prices have def. bottomed out and will be on the rise ASAP.
(Barrett Hills part of Carmichael. ) see the link for details.
If the home meets your needs and the price fits your budget, why would you wait? If this isnt the bottom, how much further would things have to drop before you bought? And ... more
It might be worth your while to at least put in a bid, make an offer, if you want to try to retain the property in your family.
I would suggest that if the property is s ... more
For clarification, the house closed. The entire process from initial offer to closing took about 2 weeks. The agent is the broker. He owns his own company and was also ... more
You make an excellent point. Here's how I'd look at the difference.
FHA requires a minimum statutory down payment of 3.00% (now 3.50%) from the buyer. This is credited agai ... more