San Mateo : Questions & Answers

change location

cancel or

Q&A

152
Adrian Hunti…, Real Estate Pro in 94110
Adrian Huntington answered:
What are the financial downsides (if any) to purchasing a bank owned foreclosed property?
If you are talking about buying homes at the Trustee Sale, that is one thing, and if you are talking about buying Real Estate Owned (REO's) that is another thing. If you bid on a f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 5, 2009 Home Buying in San Mateo
Tita Garcia, Real Estate Pro in 32259
Tita Garcia answered:
Is TODAY a good time to lock my mortgage loan as far as the loan rates being considered.?
Interest rates are relatively low right now. I have a buyer that closed yesterday with a 5% interest rate for a 30 year mortgage. That's phenomenal! Absolutely, I would lock my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 25, 2009 Financing in San Mateo
Buyer2009, Home Buyer in 94403
Buyer2009 asked:
to buyer 09 did you buy yet? i am interested in buying one as well. just wonder what's the final sale prices for those homes?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2009 Home Buying in 94403
Julie Rice T…, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Julie Rice Thall answered:
Hello, I'm trying to find a home on a tight budget in the bay area. For my budget the homes I'm
Jay,
Congratulations on your decision to buy a new home!

If you are planning to buy a condo, the project which the condo is a part of must be approved, regardless of the down paymen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2009 Financing in San Mateo
Arn Cenedella, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
Arn Cenedella answered:
There is a condo that I am currently thinking about putting an offer in San Mateo area. Even though there
Suuny Sun
do you have an agent?
it is easy enough to include a clause in the contract requesting the seller "credit" you for the cost of new carpet and appliances.
be sure to contact ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 22, 2009 Home Buying in 94402
David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
Are physician mortgage loans a thing of the past?
Hello Kaylow. Call Vicky Nielson at B of A 650-533-8566 or Holly Brand who works with Wells Fargo at 650-270-4800.
Either one of them should be able to help you.

Good luck,

Dave ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 23, 2012 Home Buying in San Mateo
Sylvia, Home Buyer in Antioch, CA
Sylvia answered:
Is it possible at all any more to get a piggyback 80/10/10 mortgage or 80/15/5 in San mateo county? Would?
I am currently trying to buy a house now and was told you HAVE to have a down payment now, the lowest is 3.5% with an FHA loan. Good Luck!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 10, 2009 Home Buying in San Mateo
Ed Gory, Real Estate Pro in San Carlos, CA
Ed Gory answered:
How safe is San Matteo in terms of trouble/crime etc? we are considering moving out there?
That's a bit of an open-ended question, but in general, San Mateo is a very safe city -- however, it doesn't matter what you pay for your home, or what neighborhood you want to live in, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 7, 2009 Crime & Safety in San Mateo
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Creek, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
Refrigerator is in Listing Includes section but not in contract
Zixin,

I would appeal to the them regarding the fact that they put it in the includes. However, in many cases the sellers tell their agents specifically that they will leave the app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2009 Home Buying in 94404
Jeff Tung, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
Jeff Tung answered:
Laurie Meadows - can someone tell me a little bit about the neighborhood?
Hi Ektk,

Laurie Meadows is a nice warm area that's close to transportation, shopping and restaurants. It is kid and family friendly. If you are interested about the safety of the are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 8, 2009 General Area in San Mateo
David Martin, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
David Martin answered:
Can anyone offer a comparison between SM Village and Shoreview in regards to a home for a young family?
Hi Raymond,
Depending on your long term plan and the age of your children, you are going to want to look at which schools your children would attend. San Mateo village is an excellent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 27, 2013 Home Buying in Shoreview
Daniel Pryce, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Daniel Pryce answered:
Loan for TIC properties in San Francisco?
I am available to accomodate TIC Financing in San Francisco. Best way to contact me is via email with your scenario and I will look into the options I have available. I look forward to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2009 Financing in 94403
Jason Herten…, Real Estate Pro in Champaign, IL
Jason Hertenstein answered:
Apartment Queries
I found 59 rentals in Foster City that are in your price range using Cazoodle Apartment Search. Check the link below to start that search/
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 1, 2009 For rent in 94404
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
Anyone know the various water sewer rates in san mateo county ?
These are the rates for San Bruno:
http://www.sanbruno.ca.gov/finance_proposedrates.html

Belmont Water: http://www.belmont.gov/subContent.asp?CatId=240000292

Belmont Sewer: http: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 30, 2009 General Area in San Mateo
David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
My friend and I are looking at renting a house in the san mateo area. We need a place that accepts dogs and
Craig's list is the best, but I would also go to www.Faytherentalqueen.com or call Fay 650-455-6072.

Cheers,

Tap
Realtor
Cashin Company
www.DavidTapper.com
650-455-6072
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2009 For rent in 94403
Tammy Davis, Real Estate Pro in 95023
Tammy Davis answered:
How to select the right home insurance company?
Hi Cynthia,
Selecting your insurance carrier is similar to choosing your Realtor, Doctor, Attorney, Dentist. You need to choose someone who you feel comfortable with and is working in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2009 Home Buying in 94402
Chad Wanke, Real Estate Pro in Placentia, CA
Chad Wanke answered:
The house has a power line running along the back of the backyard. Will this affect the property value?
This is very common in Southern California and typically does not reduce the property value unless it is blocking a view or is very imposing in some way. Keep in mind that the power com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 26, 2010 Home Buying in 94402
Ryan Gussman,…, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Ryan Gussman, Probate-Trust Realtor answered:
Need to open up a wall during the contingency in order to know if there is water damage. What should I do?
I agree, the seller is not giving you the ok to open up the wall, the best way to get around that part, if you seriously interested in that property ask for money back on close of escro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2009 Home Buying in 94402
David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
What's a good & resonably priced Title company to use?
North American Title is good in San Mateo. Call Katie Berggren at 650-343-6282.

Good luck,

Dave "Tap" Tapper
Realtor
Cashin Company
www.DavidTapper.com
650-403-6252
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2009 Home Buying in 94402
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Search Advice

Followers

450
Email me when…

Learn more

Meet the Trulia VIPs
Phil Chen, Broker in Hillsborough, CA
Phil Chen
Broker
Hillsborough, CA
Danielle Lazier, Broker in San Francisco
Danielle Lazier
Broker
San Francisco
David Martin, Agent in 94080
David Martin
Agent
94080
Matthew Rogers, Agent in 94010
Matthew Rogers
Agent
94010
Home > Q&A > California > San Mateo County > San Mateo
Copyright © 2015 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer