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Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
If a listing agent receives multiple offers can he or she disclose the offers to the selling agent?
In all fairness, all buyers agents must know when there multiple offers, and if they are going to be countered.

Recently, we received 8 offers on a property. After discussing with th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 6, 2015 Home Buying in Pinole
Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
Can anyone explain why lenders paid MI loans are better than some FHA Loans?What are the benefits?
FHA MORTGAGE LOANS ARE EASY TO QUALIFY FOR BECAUSE YOU CAN:
Purchase a Florida home 12 months after a chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Purchase a Florida 24 months after a chapter 7 Bankruptcy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2015 Home Buying in Pinole
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
We bought a home in the FRENZY of2005.Were underwater by2008 and sought help through many sources...HELP was either too little,too late or
Hello Dean, yes you may qualify by now and you may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or as low as .5% half p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Buying in Pinole
Ricardo Vela…, Real Estate Pro in Pinole, CA
Ricardo Velazco answered:
First time buyer, I'm thinking of buying a condo in Pinole or maybe a cheap house.
Pinole would be a great start if you can find a "cheap house". We are starting to see multiple offers. There are condo's in Pinole however most of them feel like apartments.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2015 Home Buying in Pinole
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
what are the chances of the bank or home owner to pay for closeing cost with a FHA LOAN??
Old question, but still very current.
Although the home owner (seller) may not want to assist with closing costs on a transaction...especially in today's market in Contra Costa County. ... more
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Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
do you have any listings in Hercules area yesterday I found a house on Brenner and oneil circle today nothing I tried to call Mr. Williamson no answe
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 For Rent in Pinole
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
Question Regarding PMI
Update:

As mentioned below, currently MI expires in five years and when loan to value drops to 78%

Effective June 3, 2013 MI Will No Longer Expire!

http://portal.hud.gov/hudpor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Home Buying in 94564
Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in 48322
Russ Ravary answered:
I've read a lot of negative things on Short Sales, do they always end up bad. Not really sure how they work.
They do not always end up bad. There is no guarantee whether they will go through or not. If the seller has a true hardship and there is one loan you have a good chance of the short s ... more
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Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in 48322
Russ Ravary answered:
I have horrible credit . I earn 85K and hope to buy a home. Renting a 3 bedroom is outrageous. Would a private lender be the route to take?
A private lender is only going to be very expensive because they are going to want a sizeable down payment and higher than market interest rate. Best to fix and rebuild your credit whi ... more
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Dean, Renter in Pinole, CA
Dean asked:
What gives? Bad idea...It's dark outside, can't read OR locate the apparently non-reflective brown-in-color street-name signs in OLD TOWN PINOLE? I'm curious if anyone else has experienced the frustration of driving down this or that street, maybe it's just San Pablo Ave, and you either drive right past, or have to slam on your brakes,…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Pinole
Dean, Renter in Pinole, CA
Dean asked:
2,3,4,5,&6 Donegal Ct, Pinole.Why is this tiny culdesac unpaved,neglected&basically a hole-ridden dusty strip of gravel that no ones? responsible for? This is basically a small, house lined, dirt road at the end of FERN WAY, and the name changes to DONEGAL CT.(Aka donegal road for some reason)
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Curb Appeal in Pinole
Edgardo Tios…, Real Estate Pro in Pinole, CA
Edgardo Tioseco answered:
I'M NEED YOUR PHONE NUMBER
Gary Tioseco, AllPRO Realty
(510) 262-1920
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 17, 2013 Rentals in Pinole
Mark Fleysher, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Mark Fleysher answered:
How do you value a home without recent comps?
Agreed, interview multiple Realtors and work with a Knowledgeable and Skilled Buyer's Agent.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Investment Properties in Pinole
Vicky  Spiva, Other/Just Looking in Redding, CA
Vicky Spiva answered:
I have a middle score of 606 and a yearly income of 80,000. Can I qualify for an FHA loan?
My company will finance an FHA borrower who has a middle credit score of 600. The rest of the file would have to look pretty good though. This means that there is job stability, cash ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in 94564
John Dutra, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Dutra answered:
For FHA loans do credit scores matter if your not the primary buyer, my wife has excellent credit i do not.
John,
If you are using your wife's income alone - no worries at all. It is possible that with FHA, if you can show you are in a payment arrangement with the collectors, the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 22, 2012 Home Buying in 94564
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
I've been with the same agent for a year. shouldn't I have found a place by now? should I get a new agent?
You are:

(1) Searching for a home in a market with VERY limited inventory in your price range
(2) Intense competition from investors with cash
(3) Multiple offers on almost prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Buying in Pinole
Thierry Abel, Real Estate Pro in California
Thierry Abel answered:
Approximate closing costs and taxes in Pinole?
Richard,

Your closing costs would be very minimal because you buy the property cash. (no broker fees, no lender fees, no processing, no lender insurance policy, no appraisal, etc...) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Buying in Pinole
Thierry Abel, Real Estate Pro in California
Thierry Abel answered:
My wife and i have been pre approved through a broker for an FHA loan for 350000 at 5.75%, I heard it is better if you shop around for a better loan,
Gregorio, I was just referring to what you mentioned a couple of emails ago;

"If I charged a 1% origination fee that would still leave $11,500 credit for closing costs."
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Buying in Pinole
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