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Kent Gagon, Real Estate Pro in Tempe, AZ
Kent Gagon answered:
my partners name will be on the deed but not the home loan, can he claim the first time homebuyers tax credit? We are in escrow now.
Mbtapia,
You need to consult a tax advisor regarding the qualifications for the home buyer tax credit and how you are purchasing the home.
Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Home Buying in Modesto
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Am moving out of area...would it be worth it to try to rent my home instead of taking an estimated 80k loss?
Good morning :

Start with 3 web sites such as:

www.Craigslist.com

www.rentometer.com

You should be able to find renters and get a good idea for the rent.

If you are think ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Home Selling in 95355
Emelia Sanch…, Real Estate Pro in Ontario, CA
Emelia Sanchez answered:
I rent an apt, I think theres a leek, in back bedroom, carpet has been wet for sme time, bedroom window swetts, bad mold from outside forms inside,
You need to advise your landlord as soon as possible so they can fix the problems.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 19, 2010 Rental Basics in Modesto
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
I want to know how much the homes at 2500 Shiloh ave is and what comes with the house-when can I look at it?
Hi Penny,

Unfortunately the home is now "Pending."


Here is a link:

View Listings link will be available for 30 days. If you do not see a link, copy this text to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 15, 2010 Home Buying in Modesto
Daniel Del R…, Real Estate Pro in Modesto, CA
Daniel Del Real answered:
What would the property be worth.What would be the asking price/range on it if it was resold. What would it sell for today. March 26,2010.
Angie, Whats the square footage of the property. That area is selling for about $95-110 a sq ft depending on condition of the property. Let me know the size and location and I'll h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 26, 2010 Market Conditions in 95350
Joanna Jensen, Real Estate Pro in 94566
Joanna Jensen answered:
I have 2 homes and can no longer make payments. 1 is a section 8 income property I take a loss on. Should I try to short sale or just walk away?
Hi Suzanne,
Have you tried to modify them. Banks do work on rental properties.
There are some times when you may even qualify for a principal reduction.
Depending on who your lende ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 26, 2013 Home Selling in 95350
Daniel Del R…, Real Estate Pro in Modesto, CA
Daniel Del Real answered:
What is the average cost per sq foot in the 95357 zip code for single family homes?
Prices in the Johansen area are about $95-100/ sq ft. With the lack of inventory it looks like sellers are now pricing 10% higher than the average. Pool and spa maybe give a property $5 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 17, 2010 Home Selling in Modesto
Thadeus Brew…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Thadeus Brewer answered:
What kind of paperwork is the most important for buyers to be prepared when they meet with a lender to get pre approved to buy a home?
Hi Lura,
short list:
last 2 paystubs
last 2 bank statements
last 2 yrs 1040's
dr license & s.s.card or passport
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 16, 2010 Financing in Modesto
Cindi Hagley,…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley, Prudential answered:
I looked up EGI realty on the DRE website, let alone being listed in Modesto. So why is someone listed as EGI realty and who are they?
It looks like it is the website of James Willis. His Broker is located in Walnut Creek according to the DRE. How did you find them?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 8, 2010 Home Buying in Modesto
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
someone from another country claims to be the owner of a home for rent . i suspect fraud is there any way to confirm
Don't bother.

Even if this is legit - which it isn't - what will you do when you move in and the water heater blows? Trust that "out-of-the-country" is going to g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Rentals in Modesto
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
can anyone recommend a paperwork only buy-side realtor in Modesto?
Good afternoon,

My team and I would be happy to assist. Give us a call or e-mail if you would like us to help you.

"Rocky" G.H. Hawrysz, Realtor®, Broker Associate, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 30, 2010 Home Buying in Modesto
Robert Green…, Real Estate Pro in 08003
Robert Greenblatt, MBA answered:
Hi, I am selling my home as a short sale as of July 09, I have a buyer, but we can't seem to close the deal. I don't know if realtor is
Hi Veronica. Some short sales take many months, but this seems too long. Contact your mortgage companies directly and ask about the status of the short sale. It is common for you to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 15, 2010 Home Selling in Modesto
Tean Wong, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tean Wong answered:
Change Agent / Broker for lower / no commission
In an ethical manner for both buyer and seller, the offer must be presented to seller through listing agent. In this case, the buyer is a real estate agent, and he should know better ab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 20, 2013 Home Selling in Modesto
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
Have anyone worked with NACA before? I will like to buy a home in 95355 area and stay within the school distist of Sylvan, no later then April 30,
Hi Raquel,

I haven't worked with one yet. Who are you working with at the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America? I believe the nearest office is located in Oakland.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 28, 2012 Home Buying in 95355
Forrest Heath, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Forrest Heath answered:
I bid on a Fannie Mae REO house at auction in California and won. The bid was rejected. How can I get that house!? Appeal ,re-bid?
In order to answer your question, I need to know the following:

1. Is this home going to be a flipper, your personal residence or a rental?
2. Do you intend to do the upgrades and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 17, 2010 Home Buying in Modesto
Ken Ernst, Real Estate Pro in 95350
Ken Ernst answered:
i want to know what it like to live in modesto ca.
Charles,
Could you be a little more specific. Modesto is a great place to live no matter what your interests might be.
E-mail back with some specific questions or call me direct. 20 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 7, 2009 In My Neighborhood in 95351
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
Why are banks giving an asking price for an Active Short Sale properties but once in escrow they want another 50K???
Hi Peggy,

With regard to Short Sale homes; It is the Agent and the Owner that set the market price. Typically after they receive an offer, they submit the offer to the bank (Benefic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Home Buying in Modesto
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
Hi i would like to know the rental demand for modesto properties, preferably for 4 bedroom two story house.Average rentDemandFuture foreca...
Hi Jonosl,

This may be of some help to you:

http://www.modbee.com/local/story/906744.html

http://www.modbee.com/reports/realestate/story/605764.html

Also, you may want to ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Market Conditions in Modesto
Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
Is Mt. Vernon a high crime or gang infested area? What other areas would it be comparable to? Crime wise?
Hi Tina,

The best thing to do is check directly with the local Police Department. Also check with http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov/

In addition, visit the location at certain hours on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 95350
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