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Marcy Moyer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Marcy Moyer answered:
buying after short sale
What is your question? You usually have to wait about 2 years but it varies, and with some banks the wait is shorter.
Marcy Moyer
DRE 01191194
Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Buying in 94061
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
how do i bid or request more info on this home?
Lacoconut,
Homes advertised by RealtyTrac are generally not on the market. They are typically either scheduled for foreclosure or have been foreclosed but on, but not yet on the mark ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 31, 2012 Foreclosure in Half Moon Bay
Marcy Moyer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Marcy Moyer answered:
My wife and I need to find a good broker to do a cash out refinance on our home in Oakland. Any suggestinos?
I love Long at Chase:
Long N Nguyen
Mortgage Banker
1402 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
p - 408.998.8371
f - 866.401.9627
long.nguyen@chase.com

NMLS#666557

Marcy Moyer
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 18, 2013 Financing in 94065
Michael Kapr…, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo County, CA
Michael Kaprielian answered:
Im on section 8 and my owner wants me and my family to move out cause he giveing it to his daughter and i have 60 days to move
Hi Millie,
This is a question that you need to have answered by Attorney. There are many free legal advise websites that you can go to, pages of them on Goggle. I'm sorry that you have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Moving in 94015
Phil Chen, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, CA
Phil Chen answered:
What is the average cost in building a house from the ground up in Hillsborough, CA?
Hi,

I'd say on average you could use $400/ft as a benchmark for minimum Hillsborough quality work including demo, plans, permits with it going up for finer details and a custom owne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Hillsborough
Nahum C, Renter in Burlingame, CA
Nahum C asked:
Someone knows about where to find cheap rent aparments? I just whant to live alone but I'm looking for a Cheap aparment under $1000 in San Mateo, CA or near by especialy in burlingame.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 13, 2012 Rental Basics in San Mateo
Senka Maricic…, Real Estate Pro in Millbrae, CA
Senka Maricic Foster answered:
Do you have millbrae paradise in millbrae ca 94030?
Hi Sandeep,

Yes, I am Sales Manager for Millbrae Paradise. We are down to only last few units left...please call me for further information at 415-816-0432.

Senka
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 12, 2012 For Rent in 94030
Carole Fogel…, Real Estate Pro in South San Francisco,...
Carole Fogelstrom answered:
we're interested to look into a specific property at 2660 sean court. can you find out if it's for sale?
Sorry to tell you that this property has not been on the market since 2006 when it sold for $750,000. However, the link that shows up in your question is for a 2 bedroom condo for $285, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Buying in South San Francisco
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
My home in CA has been in escrow since May 2012 for short sale. Chase finally accepted an offer of 455K (loss of 400K). Now the buyers want to reduce
"due to law change"; what law change?

The law, presently, excludes SHORTSALES from Deficiency Judgements;
So if you keep it LISTED as a Shortsale, you should not only be Okay, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 8, 2012 Home Buying in 94015
David Gowans, Real Estate Pro in San Carlos, CA
David Gowans answered:
I'm looking to move into the area for work and just cannot find a good place in my price range. My limit is $1500, I'd like 1BR
You should totally be able to find that! In fact, I'd check Craigslist for Woodside, Atherton and Potola Valley. This might sound crazy, but there are a lot of wealthy folks out there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 4, 2012 Rentals in San Mateo
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
negative about $40000. just want to move to bigger house and have no savings to pay off negative. possible to do a short sale ?
If you have no savingss, not to be disrespectful, but why are you looking to move to a bigger home?

Maybe the best thing to do is stay where you are......keep current on your payment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 22, 2012 Home Selling in San Mateo
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
In these foreclosure auctions in San Mateo County, can the potential buyer see the inside of these foreclosed properties?
For any foreclosure auction, you're allowed to see as much of the inside as you can from the windows. If you're looking to invest in those units, it's best to work with an experienced ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 Foreclosure in San Mateo
Andrew T. La…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco County,...
Andrew T. La Mont answered:
For the Millbrae real estate market in San Mateo county , what percentage of offers submitted are cash buyers for a listing price of 500,000?
There have been 4 sales of all cash, where list price was under 500k since 01/01/12. 2 were homes and 2 were condominiums, only two sold for under 500k, 1 home and 1 condo.. Feel free ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 1, 2013 Home Buying in Millbrae
Sue Vaterlaus, Real Estate Pro in 94044
Sue Vaterlaus answered:
Hi, I am looking for a single family home. My middle credit score is 742. what do i do for my next step into renting to own my own place. Desperate
First thing that you should do is to talk to a mortgage broker or a mortgage banker. They will give you the maximum you qualify for in a purchase. Then you need to decide what you are c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 1, 2012 Home Buying in Pacifica
Victoria Fer…, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Victoria Ferrando answered:
are pets allowed?
Are you referring tobtgecFarm Hill Vista complex? If so, then yes.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Hayward Park
Laura Coffey, Real Estate Pro in Valencia, CA
Laura Coffey answered:
I'm wondering how hard it is to add a bathroom to a house, in terms of getting approval from city or county.
Go to your local building and safety and ask them your permit questions. I think its more the cost of adding a bathroom. A two bathroom house sells much better than a one.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in San Mateo County
John Dutra, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Dutra answered:
can i get a loan anywhere before 2 years of closing bankrupcy with good credit 17 mo out of bankrupcy have down pament loan under $150,000 10% down?
Chuck,

If it was a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, then FHA will take a look at doing a loan for you 1 year after the pay out had begun with permission from the Trustee - or a year aft ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 18, 2012 Home Buying in 94065
Elena Talis, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Elena Talis answered:
Do you think the mortgage rates would stay flat for some time until FY13?
I don't expect any dramatic moves in the near term. But don't underestimate the affect of politics. Things may start changing faster after the elections.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in Foster City
Jacob Varghe…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Jacob Varghese answered:
what are the penalties for rescinding on the refinance in the 3 day period?
Hi Dhiraj,

The best person to answer that question correctly would be the broker/lender with whom you are working.

Jacob
NMLS 327086
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in Foster City
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I am on a 5/1 ARM and was planning to move to 30 year fixed. My broker is good and has helped me get a good rate. But after Fed's announcement to keep
Do the conversion and sleep better at night. The one thing you can depend on with the future is that you can't predict it.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Home Buying in Foster City
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