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Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
How do I find out when Mellow Roos will expire on the County tax assessor's website?
Get true answer than hear say contact county tax office speak direct with person in charge
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2010 Home Buying in Riverside
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
My fiance's parents are losing their home. They think it is a good idea to let the house go and have my Fiance and his brother get a house
Bank guidelines are changing all the time, and even if he signs the house over, his name will still be on the loan, so it will appear on your fiance's credit. At that time you hav ... more
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Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
I want to buy a house and I filled for BK coming up on two years ago and a fourclosure coming up on three years ago. My credit is rebounding but not
Jessie;

Make sure that you are working with a licensed mortgage broker.Depending on your oncome and down payment, you could very well qualify now forr FHA financing. Contact a reputa ... more
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Bonnie Scrib…, Real Estate Pro in Fullerton, CA
Bonnie Scribner answered:
Earnest Money in Escrow Acct, received Title Ins docs, and hazardoues disclosures...however bank has not approved my offer. This is a short sale.
Unfortunately, this is not the way I would have handled it. There is a short sale addendum (SSA) that allows your realtor to hold your check uncashed until you are in receipt of the le ... more
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Brenda Marti…, Real Estate Pro in Riverside, CA
Brenda Martinez answered:
How do I find out if my house sold at auction In riverside,CA?
Thanks for asking! There is usually an attorney that has been hired by the trustee to handle the sale and all properties have that information on the tax records. If you would like to c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 29, 2010 Home Buying in Riverside
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
How to write an offer letter to buy a REO?
If it is listed with an agent, they will be able to draft up an agreement of sale for you. However, the bank if listed is generally offering a co-op (money to pay a buyers agent) so ha ... more
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Jory Blake, Real Estate Pro in Riverside County, CA
Jory Blake answered:
Hi, I am a first time homebuyer and looking to utilize the the nshp or fthb for riverside county. i would like to find a realtor who has used these
Hello Katluvzblu!

I am up to speed on all the county programs currently being offered. Additionally, as a H.E.L.P. county certified specialist, I would recommend you attend a free Ri ... more
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Kathy Weber…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber (951) 551-7587 answered:
I haven't sold in a bit, but never did sell an Auctioned Home, what are the rules/ guidelines? There is a home that will go to Auction Corona
Ma,

First, research the Auction process of which is usually held on the "court house steps". They occur several times a month in Corona and on Main St. in Riverside.

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2010 Home Buying in Riverside
Dianne Hicks, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Dianne Hicks answered:
I am considering buying a home at a tax lien sale in riverside. I would like to find out more information about the transfer of the purchased
Good Evening Armondo!

You need to check with a title co to make sure there are no other liens on the property. Just because they are selling it via a tax lien sale does not mean it i ... more
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Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
i was wondering if we purchase a home & qualify for the $8,000 tax credit can we use that as a down payment?
At this point, the tax credit acannot nbe used for a downpayment. New guidelines will make it easier for you to find a home and not have to compete with investors...hang in there.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2010 Home Buying in 92509
Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka answered:
We are first time home buyers, been looking and offering since april, fha- loan in the under 200,000 range 2 bed/2 bath in Riverside -- anybody have
Hello Rosie and thanks for your question.

First, let me assure you that you are not alone in your frustration in finding a good home to purchase. Some of the hottest properties in C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 12, 2010 Home Buying in Riverside
Joe, Real Estate Pro in Riverside County, CA
Joe answered:
Today I got pre-approved for $550,000 and am looking to by a home in the "Woods Street" area
Hi Eddie,

There are very few homes for sale in the “woods street” area because residents who live there, rarely sale! However, there are a few homes for sale in this grea ... more
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Amber Richard, Real Estate Pro in Riverside, CA
Amber Richard answered:
What is the average percent that banks are asking people to put down on a home currently? and how are closing costs usually figured out?
It really depends, of course the more you can do the better. The sellers are getting multiple offers on homes so they are looking for the strongest offers. Generally, people are offerin ... more
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Joe, Real Estate Pro in Riverside County, CA
Joe answered:
I am looking for my first single family home likley in 2011. Looking at Sierra Bella, Stellan Ridge.
Hi Vomer13,

Those are two great areas in Riverside. There are three additional areas that may interest you as well, which are Canyon Crest, Orangecrest, and Mission Grove. There are ... more
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Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
How does the loan work when you owe more on your house than it's worth but you want to sell your current home for another home equally priced?
You need to pay off any outstanding loans in order to settle on the sale and then go buy a new home.

Since you are not in a financial position of concern a short sale is out of the q ... more
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Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
I would like more information on property taxes.
the link below may help you with property tax questions in Riverside County. You can elect to have property taxes included in your monthly payment to you lender, or you can elect to pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 3, 2010 Home Buying in Riverside
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
how do I see online the most current list of pre foreclosures and foreclosures in Riverside County, say 92508 or 92570. And does this list cost me $
Your best bet is to hire a realtor who specializes in short sales and bank owned properties. You could pay for a service such as realty trac but I personally think it is a waste of mon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2014 Home Buying in 92508
John Anthony…, Real Estate Pro in Redding, CA
John Anthony Alcantar answered:
Need contact person 3405 Fenmuir,Riverside,Ca. 92503,name and phone#,not another website.Thanks
Manuel, contact Lonnie Maples @ (951) 683-7653. Fantastic realtor.
I've already went ahead and called him, letting him know to be expecting a call. Lot's of great deals out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 30, 2009 Home Buying in La Sierra South
Jory Blake, Real Estate Pro in Riverside County, CA
Jory Blake answered:
I am referring to house loc ated on 4264 Riverview Dr riverside 92509
Hi Santiago, this is currently listed as an REO, MLS # C09107076. There are multiple offers received on this listing and they are calling for "highest and best" by 10/28 ( To ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2009 Home Buying in Riverside
Lenore Cordes, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Lenore Cordes answered:
Am the firts buyer can you please send more imformation abaut this house...thanks..
Hi Santiago!

Which house are you referring to? I would be happy to help you.

Best regards,
Lenore
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 25, 2009 Home Buying in Riverside
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