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Latinavelez, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Latinavelez answered:
What are foreclosure houses and who can buy them?
How can you buy a foerclosure home?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Home Buying in Irvine
Nikki Patnoe…, Real Estate Pro in Ladera Ranch, CA
Nikki Patnoe Group answered:
Which community would be better for a 50ish female looking for a freindly ,social neighborhood ? Coto or Ladera?
It depends on what your really seeking. Do you want the ability to walk to the store, parks, library, pools, etc.? If so, Ladera.
If you love golf course views, walking on the trai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Home Buying in 92694
Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in 92870
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
Is there a picture for the Walnut Creek Road home., in Yorba Linda. it is a foreclosure not picture?
The property is currently in escrow. Email me and I will set you up to receive email of all available Yorba Linda foreclosures.
Happy New Year!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Home Buying in Yorba Linda
Sandy Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Sandy Thompson Girolami answered:
can a get a home loan for a manufacture home if I had a forcloser a few years ago and credit is still below 600, loan amount would be around 70,000.,
You may qualify for an FHA loan if you put at least 10% down. I would try to find a direct lender in your area. They might be able to help you.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Home Buying in 92704
Victoria Alw…, Real Estate Pro in Yorba Linda, CA
Victoria Always answered:
I'm looking into the 2006 Vista Del Verde Community Homes in Yorba Linda. I heard it used to be a landfill before the homes were built. Is this?
How are you?
Walter is correct ant Kassab homeowner describe the area well.
Also, this community is a safe area and family oriented, you will love it here.
I you would like to pre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in 92886
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
Home buyer rebate
Hello Purefct

there are many real estate company like redfin offers rebate program.


good luck


Omar Khamisa
NMLS 369325
510-648-5535
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Buying in 92705
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
There was a listing on your website for 5545 Pamela Woods Way #160, Sarasota, FL. for $ 800.00 per month that I believe was a scam.
Hello Margaret, there is a flag link on each post. You have to beware of the many rental scam listings out there these days. You should always consult with an agent/broker for the statu ... more
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Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
are there any pools in the backyards of these houses?
Hello Maiya0523, you did not include a link or address to know what you are asking. If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maxim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Buying in Newport Beach
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Interested in lender mortgage promotions, rebates, air mile earning, etc
Hello purefct, you can ask for gfe/fee sheets from a few lenders to compare programs, rates and terms. It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify and go over your options. It will b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Buying in 92705
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Does anyone knows any .5 percent down low PMI home loan?
Hello Benny, yes we offer the CHF Access from a minimum 580 fico score or CHDAP from a minimum 640 fico score which both are .5% half percent down payment programs. Your client may cons ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Buying in 92705
Nicole Fedor…, Real Estate Pro in 92866
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
I'm kinda thinking about buying a mobile home and putting it in my back yard for a guest house. Anyone know anything about doing something like this?
Check with your City Code Enforcement. An R-2 does allow a second residential unit on the property, but they might have restrictions on the structure.

Nicole Fedorchek, Realtor
Tar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Buying in 92805
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
I'm a buyers agent and I have a property in escrow that closes 5 months from today (12/1/2014). What happens to my commissions if I terminate today?
It is not clear whether you are buying in Huntington Beach or New York. I am going to guess it is CA because you are calling it an escrow.
Read the terms of your contract. You are all ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in Huntington Beach
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
HI, I plan to buy a house around March this year. When should be a good time for me to look for houses. I want a 2 bed bath home below 500000
Hello Andrea, the single family homes in Irvine start from 510k for 2bd 2ba home with 2 car garage but your not going to find anything under 10 years old in your price range. It only ta ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in Irvine
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
investment property in Orange County, CA
Unfortunately the tougher the city is, the more the cash flow is general rule. Newport Beach has almost no cash flow.

You almost always do better buying a fourplex.

Give me a call ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in Irvine
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
Lender provided a high rate in the GFE but promised to provide a lower rate (in an email). Is this common practice or a red flag?
Sounds like a bait and switch to me.

Let me know if you would like me to give you a second opinion.
Sophisticated Financial
Rich Littlefield
Mortgages / Business Funding/ Real Est ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in 92807
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
I just refinance my house that I lived in for 19 years. as home owner property my question is can I buy a bigger house to move in the same month?
Yes you may. Very few loans have prepayment penalties now days. The new lender may want a written explanation to be sure that it does not happen to them.

Sophisticated Financial
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in 92840
Richard Litt…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Richard Littlefield answered:
How short can an escrow be in CA?
To answer your question it can be one day. How short can it be in your situation is probably what you wanted to know.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in 92801
t333chen, Home Buyer in Somerset, NJ
t333chen answered:
Comparing Leisure World Seal Beach with Laguna Woods Village ?
Richard,

Did you find answers ? I am on the same boat. Could you please share your knowledge?

Thank you,
Chris
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in Laguna Woods
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
My wife & I are first-time home buyers and would like to buy a home in the Tustin Ranch area. Are there any incentives or assistance programs?
Hello jeremiahg, yes we have down payment assistance programs that you can buy from as low as .5% half percent down payment. We also have MCC programs to assist too.

If you figure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Home Buying in 92782
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Are there any incentives in Orange County for first time home buyers?
Hello hesrattled, yes we have down payment assistance programs that you can buy from as low as .5% half percent down payment. We also have MCC programs too.

If you figure out what c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Home Buying in 92782
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