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Sue Smith, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Sue Smith answered:
Gale Ranch in San Ramon and Alamo Creek in Danville. Any opinions ?
Hi Nathan
I recently have been helping buyers look in both areas and both my clients and I felt that Alamo Creek offered a better value. Alamo Creek is the only new construction in Dan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Danville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Could you please tell me the advantages and disadvantages of buying a house which is 0.2 mile away from a high school?
Advantages/disavantages are really a matter of personal preferences; keep in mind that people move for a variety of reasons, such as financial, downsizing/upsizing, employment, family, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in Brea, CA
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
Why there many homes off market in this month?
Gary there is a shortage of homes for sale all over Southern CA. Homes are selling very quickly.
Good luck,
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Buying in 94803
Joann Wheeler, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Joann Wheeler 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
Many of the schools in the Tri Valley are impacted. You need to call the school district and ask them what the wait lists are for the local school you are near. Also what Grades your ch ... more
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Elizabeth Lee, Real Estate Pro in 94582
Elizabeth Lee 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?

In order to enroll your children in the San Ramon Valley School District you will need to show proof that you are living in the area either by a lease agreement or a utility bill ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 General Area in 94582
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Which High school is better as they all score 10: California High, Dougherty Valley High or Dublin High? Thank you.
How do you categorize "better"?

If you are looking for the absolute best API score:

California High – 891
Dougherty Valley High – 937
Dublin High – 880

... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Home Buying in San Ramon
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
How can I get access to the foreclosure houses? There is very limited images and data about those houses.
There are many prices on the internet showing prices for “foreclosed” homes – in reality, most of these are ads for foreclosure data companies. If the property you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 General Area in 94582
Dan, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Dan answered:
How is the new home community Lexington Park in Brentwood? They are asking 600K for the top house
Jack, I live in Portofino in Brentwood which is the same builder. We love it here. The purchase process was something to get used to. The Lexington Park homes are selling fast as is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Home Buying in Amber Park
Michael Ertem, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Michael Ertem answered:
Hello i am looking hard money loan to buy house $750000 , i have 30% down if you can help me plz email me
Please call me..925-577-0225 Michael Ertem
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Home Buying in 94582
Marge Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Marge Bennett answered:
lis pendens on title of home being purchased with cash
I think you should talk with either the tilte company who is handling the closing or better, a real estate attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Home Buying in Contra Costa County
charlesgalat…, Other/Just Looking in El Cerrito, CA
charlesgalatti answered:
New construction in El Cerrito
take a look at lot next to 6461 hagen road, el cerrito. It is approx 25 x 118. Let me know if you are interested.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 3, 2014 Home Buying in El Cerrito
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
can a property management company demand a tenant to have renters insurance and make the property management the beneficary?
Some landlords do require renters to have insurance that pays for damage to the structure caused by the tenant if the damage exceeds the amount of their security deposit. However, the b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Rentals in El Cerrito
Ellen Albrig…, Real Estate Pro in Discovery Bay, CA
Ellen Albright answered:
Where is the best area to buy Oakley, Brentwood or Discovery Bay?
As a 22 year resident I have never come across any gangs. I have raised both my children here and can't imagine living anywhere else.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in Brentwood
Judith Myers, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Judith Myers answered:
Looking for info on housing (most likely rental) in the Concord, Walnut Creek area.
There are two BART stations in Concord, one in Pleasant Hill and one in Walnut Creek. Parking is easiest at North Concord but you may prefer the schools in other areas. No areas are re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 18, 2014 General Area in Concord
Justin Linds…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Justin Lindsey answered:
First time home buyer
Well first, what are your other scores are. Your median score will be what really matters. Lenders also will view your credit score through the eyes of FICO, which can have significant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 22, 2013 Home Buying in Martinez
Elizabeth Ru…, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
Elizabeth Russo answered:
Single house for rent in Liverona estate Walnut Creek
Craigslist is awesome for this service.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in 94596
Keith L. Bos…, Real Estate Pro in San Leandro, CA
Keith L. Bosworth answered:
Are there any homes that are not in a bad area in San Pablo, CA for $225k or under?
Hello Yesenia,

There are homes available that fit your criteria.
If you are still looking to purchase a home, feel free to contact me.

Keith L. Bosworth
Arise Realty
650-376 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in San Pablo
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
what is closest major city to Kensington?
copy the address and go to Google, click on maps and put in the address, once the map appears
zoom out to see more of the surroundings, there is no large city really close by.... But ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Market Conditions in Kensington
Doug Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Doug Anderson answered:
What should be the asking price for 3bd, 2bath condo, 1197 sq ft, at 2700 Oak Rd, Walnut Creek?
It's a fast moving market right now. The best best is to get a solid Comparative Market Analysis from a Broker.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Selling in 94597
Bob Wegener, Real Estate Pro in Moraga, CA
Bob Wegener answered:
We have a condo in Moraga on Ascot Drive. 2 Bed 2 Bath 986 sq ft. What could we get for it?
Hi brucebolt1971,

To accurately answer your question would take more information. It depends on the complex, the condition of the unit, and the location within the complex to name a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Home Selling in Moraga
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