Foreclosure in Contra Costa County : Questions & Answers

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Ann Ryan, Real Estate Pro in 33178
Ann Ryan answered:
Hi my I just had a pre trial on my house and they give me until April 17 , what can I do now I really don't know what to do I need help .
Joy, if you can't make the payments, it may be worth attempting a short sale. I recommend using a professional short sale negotiator - it signals that you're really trying to get the d ... more
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Loan Do, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Loan Do answered:
How does a tenant find out about the outcome of an auction on a house they occupy and how is the tenant protected?
Once there's a successful buyer to the property, he will notify you. It is up to the new landlord to give you a 30 or 60 day notice to move out, honours with the existing lease terms or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Foreclosure in 94553
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Does anyone know of rent to own homes in Hercules? Open to Townhomes, Condos, or Detached..
Do you have a BK or foreclosure in the last 2-3 years? If not, you may qualify to buy with CHF Access half percent down payment program which can also contribute towards your closing co ... more
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Kevin McLaug…, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Kevin McLaughlin answered:
if trustee sale is off the calendar - what does that mean?
Typically 'off-calendar' means the lender is trying to work out a modification or short sale with the borrower and the Trustee has been asked to take the sale off the calendar. Be very ... more
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John D Fink,…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
John D Fink, Realtor answered:
Is there a list of HOA's at Brentwood communities?
A good source of information regarding HOA's in Brentwood can be gotten from a local title company or you can call the City of Brentwood's Community Development Department and they have ... more
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Michelle Sap…, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Michelle Saputo answered:
Are rentals available?
Currently the MLS is showing 1 available rental in Rossmoor. 2/2 for $2,200/month with a $2,200 security deposit. It is a 2nd floor listing. I'd be happy to send you information if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 5, 2012 Foreclosure in Rossmoor
Chris Soukou…, Real Estate Pro in Discovery Bay, CA
Chris Soukoulis answered:
I am looking for a house/ranch with at least one acre of land in the 94513 area, with a lease option to purchase?
I have searched and have been un able to find any lease options for you, If you need help with a regular purchase or lease you have my number. Have a great Sunday afternoon

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Drogonsgem, Home Buyer in Bethel Island, CA
Drogonsgem asked:
What is the address?
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Byron Lohman, Real Estate Pro in Palm Springs, CA
Byron Lohman answered:
The question you're asking requires legal advise. Extremely few responders on this real estate questions site are licensed to practice law in CA. Suggest you seek legal advice from an a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Foreclosure in Concord
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
do i still owe the lender if my property was foreclosed and solod at auction?
Terri you could if there was a short fall which would be what you owed less what it sold for less the cost to foreclose would be the balance. There is pros and cons about calling your b ... more
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Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in Brea, CA
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
Contra Costa County Property Tax question/ SHORT SALE
Hi Dan,
First let me say that a short sale is not a 'right' and your lender will need to agree to do it. With regards to property taxes, they will need to be settled in the transactio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Foreclosure in Brentwood
Neil Case, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Neil Case answered:
Who pays for the appraisal that goes with a Short sale, or is it a BPO? If I write BPO wouldn't it be a conflict of interest for me to have

Both the bank holding the lien on the for sale property and you and your lender will get an opinion of value. Most likely the sellers bank will get BPO (Brokers Price Opini ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 21, 2012 Foreclosure in Concord
Scott Summers, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Scott Summers answered:
What is the advantages of a short sale vs just giving the keys to a house to the bank if seriously underwater (>30%) on the mortgage?
A foreclosure can affect a homeowner in the following ways:
1 It affects their ability to get a job and/ or keep their current job. A Short Sale does not have this affect
2 Foreclosu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 15, 2012 Foreclosure in 94583
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita Dimacali answered:
I bought a property that has 5 bedroom but found out that the Title is defective and it shows 3 bedrooms. Can I sue the Title Co. and the Bank ?
Gosh -- so many questions to ask.

Is it possible that the seller expanded the property through the years, and didn't notify the county of the change so that it reflects the corr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 30, 2011 Foreclosure in Antioch
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
If your looking for a realtor/broker check their real estate license. Received postcard from a broker from Brentwood who has a two year suspension.
Hi Joanna,

This is good advice. Perhaps a blog post with links to inform the general public of where to research the license, and what is required of Real Estate Sales Persons and R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 19, 2011 Foreclosure in Brentwood
Steve Dawson, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Steve Dawson answered:
I want to find a realtor who can help me do a short sale. How can I find the right realtor ?
First, ask any friends you have who might know of someone they can refer to you. Referrals are the best. If they don't know anyone, then look for agents on this site who seem to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 3, 2012 Foreclosure in San Ramon
MLSUnlimited, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
MLSUnlimited answered:
How can I find out if the house I am renting is in foreclosure?
Unfortunately there is no way of finding out until you get served papers by the bank. A foreclosure would be a nightmare for renters, and it is worse for those on lease to own contract. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Foreclosure in Concord
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in Kensington & Parkville...
Abu Musa answered:
Please help. Is our condo that we are renting foreclosed on? APN1105310146. We have had notices on the door and are very nervous.
If you have lease you can stay.Forclose can not terminate your lease. In this situation you will get new landlord.Thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 7, 2012 Foreclosure in Concord
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
What Is the breakdown of all costs to bank when they foreclose vs short sale for example on $339,500.?
For the life of me, I cannot imagine how I would know the COSTS for the Bank in either case.

Talking amongst ourselves; we assume that if the Homeowners had PMI, that the Bank is com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 26, 2011 Foreclosure in Oakley
Eli Givoni-S…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Eli Givoni-Short Sale Dept LLC answered:
My HOA just placed a lien on my house that I have not live for 2 years now. Should I pay it or just wait for for them to foreclose on my house?
You should do a short sale and keep foreclosure off your credit. Why wait for either BOA or the HOA? Feel free to call anytime and I can explain the process to you.

Eli Givoni, Dir ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 21, 2011 Foreclosure in San Ramon
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