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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
Pre-approval home loan with an existing house? how hard is it to get?
None of us can honestly tell you until you speak to a lender of choice!
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Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
With a 651 credit score, 3.5-5% down and chapter 7 bankruptcy - is there any possibility of being approved for a home loan?
The best thing to do is check with a lender.

Rocky G.H. Hawrysz
Prudential California Realty
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Saba Kamran, Real Estate Pro in Mountain House, CA
Saba Kamran answered:
I am looking for property to invest in. I have $400k budget - What would make more sense - A condo on the bay area, or a house in the valley?
Mountain house has 2% tax rate. Definately dublin/ livermore if u can find any under 400,000. I work in the valley n bay area. Condo has associations. Looking to buy all cash or going c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 Home Buying in Mountain House
Angel Lamb, Real Estate Pro in Mountain House, CA
Angel Lamb answered:
Hello, My husband and I are thinking about buying our first home in Mountain House CA. Does anyone have any feedback about the Elementary schools?
At Wicklund Elementary there is a child care facility on campus for before and after school day care. There are also several day care centers in town and some do drive for pickup and dr ... more
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Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
is rental market good in mountain house?
Well, it depends on what you mean by good. If you're just looking for a potential pool of renters, then it's good. If you're looking for high rental returns, then it's fair to decent. ... more
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Rocky G H Ha…, Real Estate Pro in Tracy, CA
Rocky G H Hawrysz answered:
Why property tax rate is 2% in Mountain House?
In newer developments, especially where money is needed for infrastructure, schools or if services are needed from an adjacent city, taxes will be more expensive. You can expect the sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 7, 2012 General Area in Mountain House
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How long is the commute from Mountain House to Pleasanton?
What you are saying, is that the COMMUTE is more important than where you LIVE:

When 580 gets going, from 5:30 in the morning, it can take you 1 1/2 hours, and that is without any AC ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 24, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Mountain House
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I'm confused about the high crime block in Mountain House as I don't see any reported crimes listed within. Could this be a mistake?
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 Thu Nov 22, 2012 Rentals in Mountain House
Taj Weldon 2…, Real Estate Pro in Central Valley, CA
Taj Weldon 209-740-4176 answered:
I'm not familiar with Mountain House, CA - never heard of it before today. How is the commute into the Pleasanton area?
The commute into Pleasanton is not too bad as far as time goes . As with anything it depends on the time of the day that you will be driving into Pleasanton.

What times will you be c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 21, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Mountain House
Michael Abram, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Michael Abram answered:
I have credit score at 632. Can I get a home loan with 30% down. Area is Milpitas, ca.
Hello Tram,

It is definitely possible. I have a portfolio lender that can qualify as low as a 620 fico score, as long as you meet their guidelines. Please feel free to give me a ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 28, 2013 Home Buying in Mountain House
Drew Jacobsen, Real Estate Pro in Mountain House, CA
Drew Jacobsen answered:
I bought my home in Mountain House in November, 2011 for $340,000. The lot size is 4770, For the 2012 property tax, I got an Assesement to pay $7000
Sounds right. Mountain House property taxes are roughly 2%. I would hope your Realtor made you aware of that before you purchased. But a lot of people use agents who aren't familia ... more
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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I know there are quite a few foreclosures in Mountain House Ca. What is the truth about being able to "rent-to-own" ?
Aside from the fact that you cannot rent a house from a Bank,

Lease/Option
You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 1, 2012 Home Buying in Mountain House
Aj1234, Home Owner in San Francisco, CA
Aj1234 answered:
Hello, why are there many listings showing up on Trulia for Mtn House, yet nothing shows up on the actual MLS? Is Trulia not updated?
Trulia is way out of date... Just the past 4 weeks the values of new homes offered by the likes of Shea Homes have increased by $22K to around $362K (from earlier $340K), and that refle ... more
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Drew Jacobsen, Real Estate Pro in Mountain House, CA
Drew Jacobsen answered:
Question to rent vs buy and where to live
Dont take this as a local realtor trying to steer you towards buying :)

But... Mountain House has seen an increase in prices of roughly 10% in just the first half of this year and ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 13, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Mountain House
Angel Lamb, Real Estate Pro in Mountain House, CA
Angel Lamb answered:
Can someone tell me about the high crime rate that appears between Questa Village & Altamont Village around De Anza Blvd?
We have had a rash of vandalism at the new construction areas in Questa. The builders have hired additional security cars to drive around during the night to prevent this from continuin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 Crime & Safety in Mountain House
Cindy Mello, Real Estate Pro in 95366
Cindy Mello answered:
Can someone please breakdown all the special assessment taxes that will be added to our monthly mortgage payment.?
Hi Ron,

The actual percentage of taxes for each house is going to be different, however it's going to be about 2% of the purchase price rather than 4%. As an example I pulled a prop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 9, 2012 Home Buying in Mountain House
Shaun Zamryk…, Real Estate Pro in 94568
Shaun Zamrykut answered:
Do you have any safety and crime information for Mountain House, CA?
I have lived here for 4 years and honestly, I compare Mountain House to the movie called Truman show. It seems like a different world out here. People look out for each other, no crim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Crime & Safety in Mountain House
Shaun Zamryk…, Real Estate Pro in 94568
Shaun Zamrykut answered:
But Shea is selling the same model new home for 330000, how come a resale (650 W.Gravino Drive)is for 354000 ?
The property 650 Gravino was a new home, not a resale. When comparing the homes sale prices, the upgrades have a significant role in determining the price. Also, I always assure my cl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 28, 2012 Home Buying in Mountain House
Minna Reid, Real Estate Pro in 06107
Minna Reid answered:
Pending 2010 foreclosure
No one is giving you a new loan if you're old home is in foreclosure, even if the debt has been discharged. You will be able to get a new loan 3 years after your home forecloses.
In o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 26, 2012 Foreclosure in Mountain House
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