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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
On a short sale, offered 10% under asking with a $10,000 seller credit. Owners only owe about $40k over offer. At BofA , what're chances they
You are assuming that the LISTING PRICE was some reasonable, well-thought-out, set-in-stone, piece of work:
You may be right.
You may be wrong.
Today, many Listing Prices are set in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 11, 2012 Home Buying in Agoura Hills
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
When you guys are conducting comps for a market area. How many do you need to get a good market value price and what is the range (miles) for comps?
If you are trying to amass comp information from online sites, be aware that not all the information may be accurate nor updated; if you are looking to purchase, so not to overpay, it&# ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in 91301
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
If during a short sale I am paying the market price for the property. And during the home inspection I discover repairs are needed should seller pay?
Realistically, the seller probably doesn't have the money to make the repairs.

Check with your Realtor on how to handle that situation.

By the way, have you confirmed that yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in 91301
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
will an unlawful detainer help in getting rid of a tenant who is living in the home you are buying by a short sale . he has been given a30day eviction
The laws vary by state, county, and city. Presumably, your Realtor knows what the regulations are in Agoura Hills.

There's nothing you can do to speed up the law. The process is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 7, 2011 Home Buying in 91301
Emily S. Kne…, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily S. Knell answered:
my sister is in escrow 4 a short sale. she found out that the seller took off the dishwasher, stove, oven, exhaust off the property. what can she do?
Yes, she could probably back out without penalty, since some or all of those items are attached fixtures & were included in the standard purchase agreement.

Please have her buyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 11, 2013 Home Buying in 91301
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
My bid was approved by the seller and bank . Now the seller hasnt agreed to shortfall. Arent they aware of this prior to sale and what are my rights?
The seller often does not know how much teh total short fall is (but should know a ball park figure) but more importantly does not know if the bank will forgive teh short fall until the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 16, 2010 Home Buying in 91301
Dan Magallon, Real Estate Pro in 92629
Dan Magallon answered:
If there are 3 offers on a short sale property, are the offers dealt with one at a time. Or, are all 3 offers presented at once and the bank
Every Bank has their own rules and I am sure their rules vary state to state. Some banks want to see all offers some banks want highest and best terms. Ultimately the seller/owner is t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 16, 2010 Home Buying in 91301
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Potomac, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
I have been in escrow to buy the home I have been living in for almost three years. It is a short sale it would of been foreclosed on in december but
If you have a lease with your landlord that is valid and in place - you are still required to pay rent.

You can plead your case in landlord tenant court - and let the judge make th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 16, 2010 Home Buying in 91301
Emily S. Kne…, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily S. Knell answered:
What is the average property tax for a 450 K townhome in Agoura?
It's about 1.1% of the purchase price. If you have a specific neighborhood in mind, there may also be a Mello Roos assessment billed separately from property tax, however also inc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 5, 2009 Home Buying in Agoura Hills
Barry Shapiro, Real Estate Pro in Camarillo, CA
Barry Shapiro answered:
what does it mean when a property has a bond assessment?
A Special Assessment Bond is a special type of municipal bond used to fund a development project. Interest owed to lenders is paid by taxes levied on the community benefiting from the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 17, 2011 Home Buying in Agoura Hills
Joe Nernberg, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Joe Nernberg answered:
anyone know any two mom or two dad families living in agoura with? are folks welcoming?
I know know of any - personally. However, Agoura Hills is a great place to raise kids. I can't think of a better place to live. BTW, my son is on the Agoura High football team. We ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 16, 2009 Home Buying in Agoura Hills
Ryan Mills, Real Estate Pro in Westlake Village, CA
Ryan Mills answered:
how do I back out of a short sale offer?
Shredder,

are you talking about the same short sale offer you wanted to check the status on?

You need to speak with your agent about the possibility of drafting a "withdrawal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 25, 2009 Home Buying in 91301
Ryan Mills, Real Estate Pro in Westlake Village, CA
Ryan Mills answered:
i have made an offer for the list price on a short sale. How do I find out the status of my offer?
Shredder,

that is a question you should be asking your agent. Your agent should be in contact with the right parties to find out the status of your offer. Be prepared to wait at leas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 11, 2013 Home Buying in 91301
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
What should buyers know about the home inspection process?
We find the typical home buyer has a very poor understanding of the home inspection process. Our feeling is that inspectors would benefit from having a brochure or information card the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 31, 2009 Home Buying in 91301
Bob Khalsa, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Bob Khalsa answered:
Buyers rights and questions to ask in a short sale process.
Not to disillusion you but here is my experience with Countrywide. An offer for a short sale was written on August 12, 2008, accepted by the Seller, and after a lot of hassles ,has just ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 2, 2009 Home Buying in 91301
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