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Leila S. Mor…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Leila S. Mortaz answered:
How do I list my property for rent?
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 6, 2013 Home Selling in 95111
John van Dyk, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
John van Dyk answered:
How did this house 2353 Winepol Loop San Jose, CA sell for 1.2M in a neighborhood full of houses worth around $300-400k?
I went onto the Multiple Listing Service and that address does not show up, nor do they show anything on Winepol Loop that sold for more than $550K in the last 7 years. There must be a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Home Selling in 95125
Liz Oreglia, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Liz Oreglia answered:
i'm selling a house as is, the buyers accepted as is and conducted termite and foundation inspection on their
Are you selling your home with a licensed Real Estate Agent who is explaining to you the complete process when selling a home? It doesn't sound like it. When you sell your home it is i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Selling in 95125
Tony Vo Sili…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tony Vo Silicon Valley Realtor answered:
Is it now the best time to sell or I should wait more time?
Hi Pam,

I would say it all depends on location. I just ran a quick check on the zip code 95121. As of today, only 18 Active listing for the price range $400k-800k. Home sales in th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 28, 2013 Home Selling in 95121
Evan Huynh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Evan Huynh answered:
How long does the bank take to approve a mortgage loan?
It is also depends on the completion of your application and support documentations. But a simple sweet answer would be 2-4 days.

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Selling in 95148
Jose Adame, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Jose Adame answered:
Hi all agents, Have you done a short sale from BOFA for self employed? Do sellers need to provide 2 month bank statements for personal only?
We've closed over 80 bank of America short sales and our experience has been is that we normally state that the seller will no provide business bank statements.

Sometimes agents are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 8, 2013 Home Selling in 95121
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
What are the most common problems sellers cause themselves?
Have an unrealistic expectation their homes are gems. The reality is the price follows the market.
After about 30 days on the market most buyers will move on assuming there is somethin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Home Selling in San Jose
Juliana Lee,…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Juliana Lee,MBA answered:
What is the process for selling "by owner"?
The simple answer is disclose everything of material value to the house, get someone to sign a contract, set up an escrow, hope that you understand your contract, that it is enforceable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Home Selling in 95127
Evan Huynh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Evan Huynh answered:
How much income towards a rental will the banks count as income when purchasing a second home?
75% but at least a year to consider a usable income.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 15, 2013 Home Selling in 95148
Pet Planet R…, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Pet Planet Realty answered:
Our realtor has not been responsive to our needs and our listing agreement is expiring soon. Should we change realtors?
If your Realtor is not being responsive and you feel he/she is not doing all they can. Than you certainly should switch agents. It is like anything else you hire someone to do if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 Home Selling in San Jose
Andrea Wince…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrea Wince ~ Lic. 01439761 answered:
If the appraiser comes up exactly the asking price, would the bank approve the loan?
Most appraisals come in at asking price. If you are lucky to have it come in higher then great. You just don't want it to come in lower. That's when things get tricky especially for the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Selling in 95132
Andrea Wince…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrea Wince ~ Lic. 01439761 answered:
I am Seller of the property that I flipped. The property was sold to my partner, a few days later it was granted to me. It was sold as FHA loan
If you are correct and the buyer signed the contract with no loan contingency then they are in a real bad situation. But I have not read your contract and I cannot offer you legal advic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Selling in San Jose
Andrea Wince…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrea Wince ~ Lic. 01439761 answered:
Easier to resell in East Foothills of Alum Rock or Morgan Hill after 5-7 years?
If you have children I would go with the area that has the better schools. Nobody can predict resale value but we can look at (historically) what is the best bet for resale and that is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Selling in San Jose
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
"Auctioning" a house as a marketing strategy? Pros/cons...?
There are many EXCELLENT marketing strategies available.
Which is best for you depends on your goal and the end game of the one doing the marketing.

An example or two of the need to ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Home Selling in San Jose
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
status of Willow Glen Real estate. Home on market for 160 days price lowered only i offer and it fell thru.Should I change realtor?
Good morning Terry:

Did things work out for you since your post in June, 2011 ?

What landed up happening?

Best regards
Ruth
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 3, 2012 Home Selling in 95125
Andrea Wince…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Andrea Wince ~ Lic. 01439761 answered:
Do better view and privacy increase value of the home?
It's a personal choice and is important to most buyers for the very same reasons it is important to you. I don't think it will add hundreds of thousands in value depending on market con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 20, 2012 Home Selling in San Jose
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
How can I find out if home in san jose has been sold?
Good morning Lillian

Check with your agent or call me.

Of if you wish, check at my site that lists all active homes in San Jose that can be sorted by Zip Code.

http://ruthandpe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 20, 2012 Home Selling in 95128
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
The agent and ex-husband withholding info
Sorry to hear about your troubles. Did you have some sort of divorce agreement? Did you and/or your ex have a divorce attorney?

Check whether you can work it out without an attorne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 15, 2012 Home Selling in 95125
Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in 95070
Robert Lei answered:
need help, condo has been on the market for 2 weeks with 2 open house. Has had only about 10 showings, and has slowed dramatically... what should I?
Just last Saturday I had 30-40 families come through my open house in just a 2 hour window 3pm-5pm. I think I know another reason why your open houses didn't attract many people. If y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Selling in 95128
Bradley Wils…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Bradley Wilson answered:
What is a good agent commission percentage for the San Jose Ca area? 6% SEEMS HIGH IN THIS MARKET.
Low Listing Commission
AmiciRealEstate.com
3.5% Premium Service!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Selling in 95128
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