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Glen Mitchell, Real Estate Pro in Half Moon Bay, CA
Glen Mitchell answered:
Can a buyer demand additional repairs upon final walk-thru? Buyer states he will withold funds if I don't
where's your agent Renee? They should be taking care of this for you. Were the repair items things that had been previously addresses, or brand new never discussed before?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 2, 2009 Home Selling in 92868
Jeremy Lehman, Real Estate Pro in Garden Grove, CA
Jeremy Lehman answered:
Im just now looking to sign a lease for my business. Do I need to get a license and permit before I lease 1?
What is your business, and what city are you going to lease in?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2008 How To... in 92869
David, Real Estate Pro in La Jolla, CA
David answered:
How hard is it to get pre-approved for a mortgage now? Here's my scenario: I have 10k in savings, 6500 in
shoot me an email with your email address and phone number and I will have long beach mortgage broker let you know what you qualify for.

Yes, you probably do qualify for a loan, but ... more
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Ellen Boswor…, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Beach, CA
Ellen Bosworth answered:
What if the bank that owns the foreclosed home I want to buy, goes bankrupt before I close?
Hi Sam,
I am assuming you are not obtaining the loan with Washington Mutual, but that they are the owners of the property you are interested in. If the bank taht holds the property f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 22, 2011 Home Buying in Orange
Linsey Plane…, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Santa Margarita...
Linsey Planeta answered:
WHERE DO YOU FIND A TAKE OVER PAYMENTS HOME?
In the past several years, and probably still, it is difficult to find a home that you can simply take over payments. The homeowner must have an assumable loan and most of them are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 7, 2013 Home Buying in Orange
CJ Brasiel, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
CJ Brasiel answered:
The seller has accepted our counter-offer...but didn't date it.
Selina -

Generally speaking it is best to have any contract completed with signature and date. Have your agent get the date on the document. Item 5 on the counter offer is an accep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 22, 2011 Home Buying in Orange
Maryann Hard…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Maryann Hardwick answered:
I see 234 S. Hewes St. in Orange sold, what about 232 that sits on the same lot? Were they foreclosures?
The lender foreclosed on 7/8/2008. I don't see that they were listed for sale yet. Where did you see the sold info?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Selling in 92869
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Voices Member answered:
I see 234 S. Hewes St. in Orange sold, what about 232 that sits on the same lot? Were they foreclosures?
they were bank owned and I know for sure 234 S. hewes sold.

If you are looking for a house, please call 714-931-8942 and ask for James

thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 22, 2009 Home Selling in 92869
Joe Homs, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Joe Homs answered:
Will the bank appraisal use seller supplied comps?
Selina,

The appraiser is an independent third party to assist the bank in evaluating the "fair market value" since they are loaning the money. The appraiser is also there to protect ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 22, 2011 Home Buying in Orange
Sylvia Barry,…, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Sylvia Barry, MAS, CIPS, SRES answered:
If I do not get the loan, do I get the earnest money back even if the 10 days (contingency period) is over?
Question is, have you removed the loan contingency yet?

If not, then without knowing all the details in your contract, I'd say yes, you 'should' be able to get your earnests money ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 22, 2011 Home Buying in Orange
Tony Vega, Both Buyer and Seller in Irvine, CA
Tony Vega answered:
Is getting a 6.875% FHA with 3% downpayment and $10000 closing costs inclusive of prepaid/non-recurring items
I locked a very similar amount at 5.875% today with no points and just over $2,000 in closing costs. on a house in Fullerton. If you are not buying down the rate, a good chunk of that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 7, 2008 Financing in Orange, CA
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in 20176
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Hi-I am looking into an FHA loan which I believe we would qualify for based on me and my husband's gross
You do need individual counseling from lenders. Since you're so far from me, I can only suggest this - talk to lenders, not mortgage brokers. Get a referral from your real estate agen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2008 Financing in Orange, CA
sandytd, Real Estate Pro in Santa Ana, CA
sandytd answered:
What should i do now? for buying a home in 9 months
Absolutely first, get pre-approved for a loan! that way you will know what you can afford and you will look at homes you can afford.
Second, run your credit report and clear up any dis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 7, 2011 Home Buying in Orange
Jeremy Lehman, Real Estate Pro in Garden Grove, CA
Jeremy Lehman answered:
How can some house so cheap compare to neighborhood?
There can be several reasons for this depending on the listing, but in general, there are a lot of unapproved short sales listed at very low prices so the agent will have many offers to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2008 Home Buying in Orange, CA
sandytd, Real Estate Pro in Santa Ana, CA
sandytd answered:
Is buena park 90620 better or Placentia 92870. I am asking as per the safety and schoold are concerned?
Personally, I prefer Placentia. In general, I would think Placentia would be a better place to live and has some very good schools. My husband lived there a numbe of years ago and lik ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2008 Home Buying in Orange, CA
Michael Barr…, Real Estate Pro in Irvine, CA
Michael Barron answered:
There is a big auction in Anaheim in Jun. I have never been there, but just trying to find out, does anyone
Hi there Anurag, They sure do if they have conducted their due diligence and they are have a professional assisting them. I would sugest you go to one or two to get afeel fro how it w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 7, 2008 Home Buying in Orange, CA
Michael Barr…, Real Estate Pro in Irvine, CA
Michael Barron answered:
Does anyone has any idea how is the locality near Houston Street in Buena park, 90620?
Hi there, Anurag, What would you like to know about it.. Can you be more specific
Kind Regards
Michael Barron
First Team Real Estate
(714) 552-6817
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 5, 2008 Home Buying in Orange, CA
Tom Mccarty, Real Estate Pro in Yorba Linda, CA
Tom Mccarty answered:
Does anyone knows about the El Tract in Buena Park? How is tha area. I know most will answer by telling it
You ask the same type question for a long time now. Get a good agent, it appears you really need one or have a need to blog here. Houston, El Tract... it is obvious you are looking for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 5, 2008 Home Buying in Orange, CA
Vicki Lloyd, Real Estate Pro in Lake Forest, CA
Vicki Lloyd answered:
Call For Opinion - Are today's buyers willing to pay more for uprgades?
I just conducted a poll on my blog site, and found that some buyers will pay extra for some upgrades, but won't for others. Replaced windows, new cabinets, and granite counters seem to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 30, 2012 Home Selling in 92867
Barbara Kehl…, Real Estate Pro in 85364
Barbara Kehl Realty answered:
I will need to sell my condo, is it a good idea to wait a few months, will it go up or down?
I believe that this is not just a common question - but THE question asked by sellers in today's market. Unfortunatley, there is a "stand-off" between buyers and sellers these days. S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 18, 2011 Home Selling in 92869
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