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John D Fink,…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
John D Fink, Realtor answered:
can a seller accpet bids even though there is an accepted offer?
Good Afternoon,

Once the bank has accepted an offer, they do not take any other offers after the fact.

If the buyer's accepted offer defaults, the bank will put the property ... more
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Kamal Randha…, Real Estate Pro in California
Kamal Randhawa answered:
How do you deal with a breach of ciontract?
Hello there,

It is very common for escrow to close a little later thent he scheduled date, however, an extension should have been requested by the party needing the extension in writ ... more
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Jenny A. Le, Real Estate Pro in California
Jenny A. Le answered:
I'm looking to buy a rental in Brentwood. However, I can't decide if paying more for prestigious neighborhoods with potential negative
If the purpose of your purchase is an investment, then an investment has to provide "positive" cashflow, else it is not a good purchase...regardless if the area is prestigious ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 29, 2009 Home Buying in 94513
Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
I finaly got my house from short sale after 4 months.
Congrats on your new home! Seller concessions vary lender by lender. Have your agent ask the listing agent for more details.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 29, 2009 Home Buying in Brentwood
Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
anyone know the Summerlakes in Oakley, CA? What are differeneces of Oakley/Brentwood besides price differnece?
I know this area. Pretty nice homes, not really Oakley, more like Bethel Island. If you do not mind the drive it seems nice.

Oakley is spottier in terms of the quality of the neigh ... more
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Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
is applewood fha approved?
With FHA it is an issue of the home being with in the FHA pricing guidelines and in generally decent shape. You should be able to find something in Apple Hill that meets those requirem ... more
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Tony Abad, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Tony Abad answered:
Which Neighborhoods have a pool as part of the HOA in Brentwood, CA in the 300K range?
Just about every one of them in today's market. The nicest one is probably Rose Garden. I have experience managing HOAs so I know a few other things about what to look for. Or shou ... more
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Dave Sutton,…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Dave Sutton, Windermere, Portland answered:
My house is under water, should I short sell it?
Being under water does not demand selling. Your answer to several questions should help with that decision.
Can you continue to make the mortgage payments? (If no, sell. If yes, go t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Selling in 94513
Leila, Other/Just Looking in 94513
Leila asked:
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A CLEANING CONTRACT FOR YOUR FORECLOSURE LISTINGS? We offer cleaning services for:Commercial Apartment Complexes Residential Custom, including: Move in/out Foreclosures Special Events Occasional clea...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2009 Foreclosure in Brentwood
Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
Short sale or foreclosure in California? What are the REAL pros and cons?
There are different answers to how the lender will react and what they will required depending on the lender. No all require you to sign a note. However, you should make sure they are ... more
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John Anthony…, Real Estate Pro in Redding, CA
John Anthony Alcantar answered:
Has anyone received a request for a promissorry note on a short sale in Calif .when there is no PMI involved?
Rolf,
I've closed dozens of short sales in the past 36 months, and have only seen promissary notes issued from lenders when the seller was an investor, never someone selling their prim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 25, 2009 Foreclosure in Brentwood
Tom Schieber, Real Estate Pro in 94531
Tom Schieber answered:
What is the most expensive neighborhood in Brentwood?
The highest comp's right now are in the Tuscany neighborhood, but the most expensive houses are probably still the custom homes in Apple Hill. I think Sterling Preserve should still be ... more
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Richard Hoag, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Richard Hoag answered:
Can landlord legally hold security deposit after agreeing to allow an early termination of a lease?
Send your Landlord a copy of the email confirming his/her acceptance of option 1...then see how he/she responds. If your deposit is not returned, you will need to file a complaint in sm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 27, 2012 Rental Basics in Brentwood
Amanda Werni…, Real Estate Pro in Tustin, CA
Amanda Wernick answered:
Upgrading and buying a second home in the same city (Brentwood) and renting our first?
Lending requirements have really changed in the past year and every bank has it's own set of guidelines. I would recommend you speak to a professional Lender who will be better suited ... more
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Brian LeBars, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Brian LeBars answered:
Is there a market for rental property in Brentwood?
Hi Sjdad. I am a mortgage broker in that area and would be happy to crunch numbers with you. I also highly recommend to talk to an area expert Tom Scheiber to help guide you with the ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2009 Home Buying in Brentwood
Richard Hoag, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Richard Hoag answered:
need to evit a renter her lease is up and Im not renewing it. can i give her a 30 day notice. The renter is
After a lease term expires, and the tenant remains, the lease becomes a month-to-month tenancy that may be terminated by either landlord or tenant with a 30 day notice...so YES, unless ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 7, 2009 Rental Basics in 94513
Gene Riemens…, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Gene Riemenschneider answered:
is there a list of homeowner rentals available going directly through the owner?
I would check the newspapers. Google and local fliers to find homes for rent buy owner. Be careful and check the tax records to make sure the person renting to you actually owns the h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2009 For rent in Brentwood
John D Fink,…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
John D Fink, Realtor answered:
If a renter promised to pay his deposit a little bit every month until he catches up but it's been 21 months
Hi Gloria,

Any agreement you had appears to have been broken numerous times and it way past time to get rid of him.

I have been doing property management for a while and would nev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 15, 2010 Rental Basics in 94513
John D Fink,…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
John D Fink, Realtor answered:
We're looking for a home in Oakley. Near Frank Hengel..does anyone know of special assessment taxes there?
Good Morning,

Yes, there are a number of special assessments in the area for street lighting and landscaping as well as the infrastructure that was built in the area. The amounts ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 14, 2009 Home Buying in 94513
Tom Schieber, Real Estate Pro in 94531
Tom Schieber answered:
When looking for a smooth commute on the hwy 4 from Brentwood, ca which developments do you reccomend for?
With the HWY 4 Bypass now running all the way through town from Antioch to Vasco Rd, it's pretty easy to jump on from any part of town. You can catch it at Lone Tree, Sand Creek or Balf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2009 Home Buying in Brentwood
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