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Laura Coffey, Real Estate Pro in Valencia, CA
Laura Coffey answered:
Why don't the listings for manufactured homes or mobile homes do not list the amount of space rental. It is nice to see the lower price of the trailer
It is not set to accommodate that. Sometimes it's within the HOA, especially if it shows a large amount.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in 91351
John DL Aren…, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John DL Arendsen answered:
A 2010 mobile home listed at 139,900. Property taxes show assessed value at 969 what is a fair 1st offer considering condition, appliances, etc.?
I'm assuming this is in a resident owned MH community or on a private lot/parcel. First, much like a site built home on real property you can't base the value of the home on the assesse ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Michael Abram, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Michael Abram answered:
Financing for a first time buyer, with FICOS in the 700 range & 3 to 5% down
Hello Susan,

Look no further! I have a lender that will go 5% down with no PMI on the loan. Feel free to give me a call or email to discuss.

Have a great day!


Michael Abram ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 16, 2013 Financing in Canyon Country
Michael Kulka, Real Estate Pro in Canyon Country, CA
Michael Kulka answered:
How much is mello Roos tax in this area? Or is there a tax?
The Canyon Country area of Santa Clarita does not have a lot of Mello Roos (also called CFD which is short for Community Facilities District but basically the same thing) except in some ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Canyon Country
Penny Davis, Real Estate Pro in Valencia, CA
Penny Davis answered:
need to rent house canyon country ?
We have a property management company that will take care of everything from screening to collecting rent money each month.
I can also send it to over 700 Realty Executives agents that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Rentals in Canyon Country
Jacquie Palm…, Real Estate Pro in 91355
Jacquie Palmatier answered:
How safe is the area around Soledad Canyon RD and Sierra Canyon Country 91387. Thinking about buying a townhouse there. I am a single women
Hello. The area of the listing in the Cordova Estates, unit #155 is a very safe area. I have done the research . If you are thinking of purchasing a townhouse or property in any area, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 2, 2013 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How Do I buy a home off of a person losing there home for cheap before it goes into complete foreclosure?
That would be a SHORTSALE which you have heard so much about:
Assuming that the house is not presently for sale; one approach would be to enlist the help of a Realtor, who would then t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 28, 2013 Home Buying in 91387
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how safe is it to live in the colony townhomes? me and my son just found out we were excepted to move into one of their townhomes.
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2012 Crime & Safety in Canyon Country
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
average time frame of home to forclose and to be asked to leave
Zsaree:

As far as 2012, here's the monthly stats in days:

Jan: 405
Feb: 469
Mar: 181
Apr: 403

-Steve
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 8, 2012 Foreclosure in 91387
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I plan to buy a home in Los Angeles and would like to know what does the property tax covers: schools? trash? sewage?
Property Taxes cover property taxes and maybe schools; sometimes there is an add-on to the tax for a special school bond.
The SERVICE for Water/Trash/Sewer is a separate bill. Gas is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 25, 2012 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
What should I know about buying manufactured homes?
Lots of things. Among them:

In many jurisdictions, they're treated as personal property, not real estate. Sometimes, the titling is done through the state's department of motor vehic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 12, 2012 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Susan L. Wyl…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Susan L. Wylie answered:
have a roomate i need to evict we have no signed lease and she paid cash what is the best way of going about this without craziness HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!
No written agreement makes this a problem. I would advise you to consult with your landlord. If you sublet without your landlord's knowledge or approval, that creates another set ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 3, 2011 Rental Basics in Canyon Country
LUXURY HOME…, Real Estate Pro in El Segundo, CA
LUXURY HOME LOANS CA answered:
What is the commute like to inglewood from this area in the am.? hlc
From Newhall to Inglewood everyday in the morning? That wouldn't be something to look forward to. Of course if you left around 5:00 am it wouldn't be as bad. It will be more f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 4, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 91351
Joe Cusumano, Real Estate Pro in Riverside, CA
Joe Cusumano answered:
We bought a house in canyon country. It has an illegal (no permits on file) 2 room additions in the back. SCBS demands permits. Can I fight.?
You can but it will be very tough. Cities are hurting for money and this is one way to get some. If you had plans then you might be able to fight ti but with out them they are pretty mu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 Tech Tips in Canyon Country
LUXURY HOME…, Real Estate Pro in El Segundo, CA
LUXURY HOME LOANS CA answered:
I just made two offers on two short sales in canyon country. Is it normal for the sellers agent to request my credit report. If so why do they need
You have your pre-approval. That is enough. The sellers agent has no legitimate need or right to ask for this. What does your buyers agent have to say about this?

Happy funding, Rudi
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2012 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
signed lease move in date supposed to be july 1st but still no keys! so stressed out and frustrated.
If this was with anyone but the Agent, I would say it was a SCAM>

How do you know that he was the Agent?
Check with the local MLS and see if he really is a Realtor.
You might wa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in Canyon Country
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
We are the back up offer on a approved short sale and our offer is 20K higher than the offer that the bank is currently working with.
You know an awful lot about the other buyers and I wonder who the agents are working for in your transaction. Seems like a lot of bedroom talk going on, but .......

The bank usually ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 7, 2011 Home Selling in Canyon Country
John Barry, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
John Barry answered:
homepath
hi Liza,

Did you have a question about Homepath financing? This is a type of financing offered by Fannie Mae and is exclusive to REO properties owned by Fannie Mae. If you need any ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2011 Home Buying in 91387
Richard J. A…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Richard J. Allen answered:
When a property has a prefix of "F," is it a foreclosure or short sale property?
If you are looking at the MLS number it means it is listed with a local broker. All Southland Regional Association of Realtor listings begin with an F. Other letters or no letters ind ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 21, 2011 Home Buying in 91351
Robert, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Robert answered:
where is the best deal?
The deals can be anywhere. Not necessarily in one particular area of Canyon Country/Santa Clarita. Some communities do present great buying opportunities, but there are too many to name ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 4, 2010 Home Buying in Canyon Country
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