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John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
Best school or online site to complete the 3 required real estate courses
Try this one - http://www.kwsandiegorealestateschool.com/
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Beth Michaels, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Beth Michaels answered:
Can I get a home loan with bad credit scores?
FLORIDA 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 ... more
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Mike, Home Owner in Campo, CA
Mike asked:
Highway 94 properties (more of a statement) Be careful of any property touching HWY 94. HWY 94 is not the same road it was when these properties were formed. The road has seriously changed over the years to where much research needs…
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Mike, Home Owner in Campo, CA
Mike answered:
Trulia has the info wrong on this vacant land on hwy 94 campo for $490,000, the correct acreage is 454 acres how do we get trulia to correct it?
Be careful of any property touching HWY 94. HWY 94 is not the same road it was when these properties were formed. The road has seriously changed over the years to where much research ... more
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Jeff Hensel, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jeff Hensel answered:
Can I do cash advance on my credit cards so I can purchase a house? I only have 50K and I want to buy a small condo of 100K.
Have you tried to obtain a conventional loan? You have a good down payment based on your estimated purchase price. If credit is an issue and you can't get a conventional loan a hard mon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2015 Home Buying in Chula Vista
Jason Passen, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Jason Passen answered:
Where can I get a loan on a 1967 mobile home, Oceanside Ca or surrounding area?
Try 760-621-8957
Ask for Brandon Fenter.
Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2015 Home Buying in 92057
Scott Booth, Real Estate Pro in Pacific Beach, CA
Scott Booth answered:
i am looking to retire to san diego. any suggestions about areas. safe, walk friendly, clean etc. thanks
Good afternoon Bonnie. Many great answers already but I would say Bird Rock, parts of Pacific Beach, Cardiff, Parts of Del Mar and Encinitas are great areas for what you are looking for ... more
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Jeff Hensel, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jeff Hensel answered:
I've been a business owner ready to buy but, the loan programs are asking 2 years of tax returns which blocks me to qualify. Any ideas around?
You could look into a hard/private money lender who lends on owner occupied properties if you have a significant down payment. Due to recent government regulations you will still need t ... more
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Jeff Hensel, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jeff Hensel answered:
Own outright in Carlsbad; want a new home, but don't want to do the apartment move between, Do any of the local builders do buy-outs anymore?
This sounds like a situation for a bridge loan. Take out a bridge loan against your existing residence and use the loan proceeds to purchase the new home (or use as down payment on new ... more
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OC Hunter, Other/Just Looking in Orange County, CA
OC Hunter answered:
How do you decide on an offer amount?
Check the current real estate condition, sale comp and local market price for free at http://www.searchq.com before making an offer.

The best way to make a right offer is to consult ... more
3 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2015 Home Buying in San Diego
John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
nearest fire station
You can use this link for a complete list of fire stations nearest to your location.

http://www.sandiego.gov/fire/about/firestations/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 25, 2015 Home Buying in 92106
Spam-filter, Home Buyer in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Spam-filter answered:
I'm thinking of buying a lot in Cielo in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. As a first time lot buyer, what sort of quest
Dear Kyptuc,

Please go to www.cieloawareness.com for the real scoop on Cielo. You can also go to http://www.yoursdcc.org/. Please know that the Cielo HOA and the their Developer Ra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 24, 2015 Home Buying in Rancho Santa Fe
John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
who is responsible for telling the buyer there are HOA fees and the house is in an HOA and the fees are behind, if not in search in lorain county oh?
Usually the seller , but if the seller have an agent then its the agent responsibility to tell the buyer
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2015 Home Buying in 92130
Nancy Bergman, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Nancy Bergman answered:
What is the average length of time a house in 92129 is on the market?
Being an agent that specializes in Rancho Penasquitos - 92129.
Here are the basis stats...
Median Home Prices - $709,000
Number of Pending Properties in May - 67
Number of Sold Pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Buying in 92129
Jim Supples, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jim Supples answered:
Agent A help make an offer on a home, no deal. Then Agent B help make an offer on the same home, deal is made. Will Realtor A ask commission from me.?
Yes. Absolutely, unless you have some agreement with him that releases you from negotiating on that home.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 12, 2015 Home Buying in Poway
Jodimey, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Jodimey answered:
What is the typical CA escrow fee for the buyer?? Our 1/2 of the escrow fee is almost 2% of the sales price.
It's a fee charged by the title company. Escrow Fee is pretty much the same as a closing fee. It actually has nothing to do with an actual escrow account for taxes and insurance.

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Home Buying in Carmel Valley
Jay Becker -…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jay Becker - Sotheby's Int'l answered:
renting or owning
HI and congratulations in selecting one of the most sought out luxury communities in San Diego.

Inventory is limited for both rental and for sale inventory, however I am happy to off ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2015 Home Buying in Rancho Santa Fe
John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
Seller refuses to pay for any repairs. Is this common?
Some Sellers do this , you should talk to them clearly if you will be incharge or who will be incharge of fixing damages or repairs if ever, in this case you can avoid problems.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 Home Buying in North Park
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
What does this mean? Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
Adding to Jim's reply, when a real estate sale is not arm's length, the price is not as likely to be an actual fair market value for the property and lenders consider it to be a much h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 Home Buying in San Diego
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