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Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Property is a Notice of Default - what does that mean for me as an active homebuyer?
Recommend contact a buyers agent who can discuss your options made available.

Not all foreclosures will ever be sold direct to a home buyer, could be included in "lot sale investor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 21, 2010 Foreclosure in Walnut Creek
Greg C, Home Buyer in Walnut Creek, CA
Greg C answered:
Im looking into buying in Walnut Creek. I understand this can be quite pricey, but I believe its worth it to
ok, sorry - let me add some more information.

maybe not even restricted to WC, but also I'd be willing to get into a nice area in pleasant hill. around the movie theatre.
im worrie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 6, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Johnny Huang, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Johnny Huang answered:
We are moving to Walnut Creek from Maine with two young children. Are there certain areas of town that are?
North Gate area has always been a favorite spot for families. It's close the Ygnacio Valley Rd with lots of shops nearby. Downtown and freeway access is driveable. Most of all,the golf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 6, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Adrian Hunti…, Real Estate Pro in Marina, San Francisco,...
Adrian Huntington answered:
I made an offer on a townhoues in Walnut Creek and found out the HOA is only about 5% funded- and that there
Mareijke,

Is this a Bank Owned Home, a Short Sale, or is it a Non-Distressed Sale? There could be another assessment. You need to read the reserve study etc. Did your Realtor info ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 9, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Dania Alvarez…, Real Estate Pro in 94502
Dania Alvarez, Realtor answered:
Need SFR sales history of the Saranap area in Walnut Creek, CA 94595 from Jan 2003 to May 2005.
Good evening Farwest,

A local Realtor would be able to assist you with your inquiry. According to the MLS there were 43 detached homes in the Saranap/Saranap Area that Sold between ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 23, 2011 Home Buying in Saranap
Barbara Wils…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Barbara Wilson answered:
Hi, We put an offer on short sale two months ago. We love the house. The listing agent has previously
Your agent can follow up with the listing agent - ask if an appraisal has been done, how many loans there are, if they are insured,. Are there other offers? Basically, you can't do an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Susan Mejia, Real Estate Pro in Pleasant Hill, CA
Susan Mejia answered:
Walnut Creek condos: Montecito Vs. Regent on the Park.
If you are familiar with the Walnut Creek area, there are other condo community that is not as close to the freeway as the Montecito. Work with a good Real Estate one who is quite fami ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 19, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Adam Shoop, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Adam Shoop answered:
I heard you can't get a loan if you have a co-signer and are buying a condo due to association issues. Has
Hello Matt,

I have never had this problem before on any condo or townhouse with HOA's. I have represented a buyer with a co-signer. In some cases, I have even had multiple cosigners ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 11, 2009 Home Selling in Walnut Creek
Suzanne Look…, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, CA
Suzanne Looker, SRES answered:
Any one have any idea when the new conforming loan limit is scheduled to go through?
It's already enacted. All you have to do is get preapproved, find a great realtor and 'go'!
Suzanne
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Erica Starkey, Real Estate Pro in Contra Costa County,...
Erica Starkey answered:
My wife and I are looking to buy a house in Walnut Creek (Northgate area). We primarly chose Walnut Creek
Matt,
There have been some concerning things that have come up regarding some of the school programs paticularly sports that have casued great upset. My husband and i were both born an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
For Rossmoor in 94595, what does age restricted mean?
Rossmoor is a "Seniors' Community". One or more of the residents in a home has to be 55 or older.

Does Rossmoor interest you? I can let you have details of all homes for sale there ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 4, 2012 Home Buying in Rossmoor
Johnny Huang, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Johnny Huang answered:
Any news on 555yvr?
Look very nice outside, but still not completed yet.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2010 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Jerry Flynn, Real Estate Pro in 94517
Jerry Flynn answered:
please advise on good schools in walnut creeek ..and homes inventory
Hi Sid,

Walnut Creek has a very good school district. You can click on this Link and check out all the schools in Walnut Creek: http://www.greatschools.net/city/Walnut_Creek/CA

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
Can anyone direct me to the new legislation regarding the change in capital gains for selling your primary?
Hi Susan, not sure if this is what you need:

http://www.car.org/legal/2008articles/capital-gains-tax/

-Steve
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2009 Home Selling in Walnut Creek
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
what are the positives and negatives of living/owning in the Keys condo in wc?
One negative is the home owners dues but otherwise, a lot depends on your lifestyle.

There are a lot of younger people there and if you are in that age group and you enjoy social ac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 16, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Brian LeBars, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Brian LeBars answered:
Just relocated to the East Bay Area recently
An advantage I could talk with you about would be whats called Lender paid PMI. Its actually financed into your rate. This would allow you to put down 10% and still have a full tax adva ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 17, 2009 Financing in Walnut Creek
Maria Morton, Real Estate Pro in 64113
Maria Morton answered:
Can a homeowner sell their house during the middle of a lease agreement?
Usually, the lease is honored by the new owner. If an investor buys the property, they will most likely be happy to have a renter in place as this saves them time and money finding one. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 4, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Kelli Yates, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, CA
Kelli Yates answered:
South Walnut Creek v. Danville (new developments).
Hi Nola:
I am an agent in the Auburn area, but was born and raised in Orinda and Alamo so know the East Bay like the back of my hand:) Even when my clients are looking at a longterm i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2009 Home Buying in Walnut Creek
Cindi Hagley,…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley, Prudential answered:
Canceling refinance application. Is my credit going to take a hit?
As I understand it, mortgage inquiries are considered a "soft pull" and should not affect your credit score. Give my personal lender a call...Linda Grassi...925-824-4848. She should be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2008 Financing in Walnut Creek
Catherine My…, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Catherine Myers answered:
canceling refinance application, am i responsible for any fees?
You need to read your contract and signed application information. Ultimately they "did" do work on it. And an appraisal costs money (computerized or not). Even a buyer of a house w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 10, 2012 Financing in 94596
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