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Carlos Parra…, Real Estate Pro in Monrovia, CA
Carlos Parrague answered:
hello im looking to rent 2 bedroom home for my family
I strongly suggest you contact a local agent. Why not? Landlord pays the commission. I suggest Shannon Chang 626-319-8545
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Covina
Jonathan Chi, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Jonathan Chi answered:
are there any listing in covina ca?
There are currently 62 homes for sale in Covina, CA.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Home Buying in Covina
Jaime Avilez, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Jaime Avilez answered:
My daughter and 3 of her present college roommates are looking for an apt in a safe arena for this upcoming year. Does anyone have any rental info?
I can help by giving your family and theirs access to our Realtor access system which will allow them to search properties within their available time and the information is up to date ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 24, 2012 Home Buying in Covina
Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
What is the first procedure if I have been approved for a VA loan?
You're on the right path. Get started right away as it's difficult to find a good quality property in California's tight housing market. Meanwhile, try to save up as much cash as you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 22, 2012 Home Buying in Covina
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
4sale by owner, what is procedure, is a lawyer needed?
If you don't plan on utilizing an agent, do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate for all related paperwork....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 19, 2011 Home Buying in Covina
Sara Mehrpou…, Real Estate Pro in 91403
Sara Mehrpouyan answered:
How can I find out the homes history, who lived there before?
You can ask a real estate agent to look up the owner's name history. You may also go talk to the neighbors too, if you like. They usually like to gossip. As a buyer, you have the r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 31, 2010 Home Buying in Covina
Sonsie Conroy, Real Estate Pro in San Luis Obispo County...
Sonsie Conroy answered:
To Joan Patterson. What do you mean when y ou say escrow cannot be opened until Steve's is canceled. Is there a law/Civil code/ Business code?
I'm not Joan, but I know you can't have two escrows running concurrently. There can be only one buyer (deal) at a time. It would be helpful if you could provide more details. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 25, 2010 Home Buying in Covina
Jimmy Esqueda, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Jimmy Esqueda answered:
What Does a bank mean when they say that the/my loan and the property i obtained the loan to purchase has been made inactive?
For whatever reason escrow did not close put the loan on hold. Inactive means the loan is on hold; the loan is not being processed. Eventually the loan can cancel if it remains on ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 13, 2012 Home Buying in Covina
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am intestring to buy this house, please tell me where it location?
Since no link is visible, you may wish to post the link so that an address can be found and your question answered--in the meantime, any local agent(s) can help you, contact any realty ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 29, 2010 Home Buying in Covina
Emily S. Kne…, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily S. Knell answered:
Need advice for appaisal report value is different from purchase value.
Yes, this can happen.

If you are the buyer and this is a short sale, re-submit your offer for what your appraisal came in for & make sure the listing agent turns over your apprai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 13, 2009 Home Buying in Covina
John Barry, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
John Barry answered:
If you purchase the foreclosed property for the estimated sales price listed on your site, is that all you own on the house? Or is that the amount
Hey Sgmc2,

If you are looking at one of the "Realty Trac" posts that says a Notice of Default was filed against the property, the amount shown in the post is generally not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 9, 2009 Home Buying in Covina
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
I WANT TO BUY A HOUSE WITH A FHA LOAN AT 3 1/2 PERCENT DOWN PAYMENT AND A 580 FICO. CAN ANYONE HELP ME?
Have you consider a lease option purchase increase your credit scores where you can qualify for a loan.

580 credit score more than likely no

I do consultant across country revie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 28, 2011 Home Buying in Covina
Mission Viejo…, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Mission Viejo Real Estate by Valorie Stover answered:
How are the chances now with buying a house with FHA loan. We are first time home buyer and looking around
You need to find out where the houses are at that price and put in offers. It may mean that you will be putting in lots of offers before you get lucky! Some buyers have put in 10 to 20 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 10, 2009 Home Buying in Covina
Gita Bantwal…, Real Estate Pro in Jamison, PA
Gita Bantwal ABR/CRS/SRES/CDPE answered:
THE SELLER WANTS US TO INCREASE OUR EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT FROM OUR ALREADY SUBMITTED $1,000 TO A NON
I would read the contract carefully . Are you working with an agent or buying directly from a seller. ?If buying without an agent , please get an attorney. Maybe the seller means it is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2009 Home Buying in Covina
Joan Patters…, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Joan Patterson-951-204-1864 answered:
Can you have two open escrows on the same property?
Steve,

I am very sorry you are going through this. First of all, escrow cannot be opened until yours is cancelled. I would not sign anything to cancel until you have discussed this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in Covina
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in 20132
Vicky Chrisner answered:
What happens when the appraisal comes back lower than the purchase price during the later stages of escrow,?
If the buyer wants to avoid the short sale process and is willing to pay the difference between the previously agreed upon price and the appraisal price, then he just pays it (check wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in Covina
Marcia Wray, Real Estate Pro in Charleston, SC
Marcia Wray answered:
Our agent always says offer listing and doesn't show us CMA.
Mari, CMA's are critical in buying and selling. Do you have a Buyer's Agent agreement with your realtor? Many agents are reluctant to give too much information or do too much work if th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 3, 2010 Home Buying in 91724
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