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Angela Artis, Renter in 08816
Angela Artis answered:
Anyone have experience with renting out Section 8 housing?
I have section 8 and I pay my rent on time and I work. I have had nothing but problem from landlords. They want the rent but don't want to do repairs. For some reason people think that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 15, 2015 General Area in 94582
Glen, Home Owner in San Ramon, CA
Glen answered:
San Ramon vs Dublin?
Both cities are great, but I wouldn't base the decision on schools or convenience alone. The schools are very good in both areas and practically equal.

There are reasons why homes i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 General Area in San Ramon
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in 60201
Alan May answered:
Any experience with USAA "Movers Advantage" from a seller's perspective?
I am a USAA certified Mover's Advantage agent. And I can tell you that USAA takes care of their members very well.

We agents are held to a high-standard, for customer service and on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 General Area in 94582
Doug Buenz, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Doug Buenz answered:
How much percentage will the cemetery that is going to be built on tassajara hills, San Ramon affect windermere property values?
In my experience cemeteries do not have an adverse effect on property values unless your property backs up to it, in which case the home is a little harder to sell. Otherwise the effec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Lance R King, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lance R King answered:
What would be FICO score considered good / excellent? Thank you.
You are getting a lot of numbers below. It used to be over 680 would get you better rates, but now it is usually over 740 depending on the lender.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 1, 2013 General Area in 94582
Sally Blaze, Real Estate Pro in Livermore, CA
Sally Blaze answered:
Thank you for your contributions on how to enroll the kids in the schools while we are not physically there in addition we don't own any house
Suong00,
Thank you for the question. Like so many things, life is not perfect and school enrollment is not perfect. There are no guarantees, although most districts will try their be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
How can I get access to the foreclosure houses? There is very limited images and data about those houses.
You should not be buying a foreclosure wityhout looking at it and inspecting it before making an offer. There is a lot of hidden risks if not done properly
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Bob Georgiou, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Bob Georgiou answered:
Could you please tell me the advantages and disadvantages of buying a house which is 0.2 mile away from a high school?
In general there are aspects of homes buy schools that are both positive and negative.

In the positive side the proximity to schools is very convenient if you have kids and those kid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
How can I enroll my kids in schools in San Ramon for the next school year onward while we are still living abroad and only come back in July?
You must be living within a school district in order to enrol kids there. It used to be that having a home purchase in escrow was sufficient but the school districts tightened up on tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 General Area in 94582
Douglas Lagos, Real Estate Pro in Pacific Palisades, CA
Douglas Lagos answered:
Hi, I am on FHA loan and thinking to refi. My current LTV ($520k/$595k) is around 87-88%. I am looking for 80/10/10 or 90/10. which is better and why?
Hi Vish,

Answers provided by others here, are ways of getting an FHA 80/10 with you coming up with the final 10%.
What you need to keep in mind is that the HELOC (the 10% loan) is v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 General Area in San Ramon
Cindi Hagley, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Cindi Hagley answered:
How is it living in San Ramon?
San Ramon is like Disneyland. I have lived here for well over a decade and it truly is a special place. Lots of parks, trees - the folks are friendly and it feels safe. Add that to grea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 17, 2013 General Area in San Ramon
Mona Koussa-…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Mona Koussa-Listing Specialist answered:
Is Shapell the only builder allowed to build in Gale Ranch?
Hi Cathy,

To answer your question, Shapell is the only builder slated to develop the Gale Ranch area to my knowledge. They are building more communities....are you looking for somet ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 General Area in San Ramon
Patty Ballard, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Patty Ballard answered:
what is the real estate trend in san ramon, ca?
The market in San Ramon is hot.... meaning its time to buy even though the inventory is low.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 General Area in 94582
netman88, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
netman88 answered:
How's the weather in San Ramon, especially Windemere/Gale Ranch communities ?
Hot, Hot, Hot like SJ. 10deg warmer in land as I heard from my friends up in Tri-valley.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 General Area in 94582
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
Are there any rentals not subject to income restrictions in San Ramon area?
Good morning:

I don't think you will find any rental developments that suit your needs but you may find individual condos and townhomes in Windemere or Gale Ranch that will suit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 13, 2011 General Area in San Ramon
Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
Pool service
You may want try servicemagic.com and compare rates there.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 26, 2011 General Area in San Ramon
Sunil Sethi, Real Estate Pro in 94536
Sunil Sethi answered:
canyon lakes homes in san ramon for rent
Hi Anita,

can you clarify your question.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 12, 2010 General Area in San Ramon
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Juarez answered:
what is my rebate if I'm buying a house for 165,000?
Have you closed escrow? Are you in the middle of a purchase transaction? Are you just starting the buying process? Are you buying a pre-owned house or a house that has never been occupi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 General Area in 94582
Kate, Both Buyer and Seller in 94582
Kate answered:
best tips for selling an historic house (1790)?
Thank you all for chipping in with your opinions and advice. I have started to investigate local realtors and their areas of expertise, looking for someone who has sold historic proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 3, 2009 General Area in 94582
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