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Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
Aside from home depot,lowes,sears for a home updates where can I find a good trusted contractors?
A great place to start is to ask at a local lumberyard (not a Home Depot or Lowes, but somewhere the local professionals go regularly - for lumber). They should know them all and should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Whittier
Guillermo Bl…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CA
Guillermo Blanco answered:
which community or zip code in whittier, ca is better?
It's a matter of perspective because there are so many factors which include price but I live in Uptown Whittier and I recommend zip codes 90602 or 90601 but even then I think the bette ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 90605
Carlos Orozco, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Carlos Orozco answered:
Hello, I'm an agent in Austin, TX looking for a realtor who handles leases.
Hi Angele,
I do leases, but what area and price range!?
I'd be glad to help if you haven't already got an agent..!?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 27, 2012 Rentals in Whittier
Gabino_Barre…, Real Estate Pro in Lawndale, CA
Gabino_Barrera answered:
How much down payment?
If the property is for you to move in you could give as little as $4,550 down plus like $3,800 on closing cost in total of $8,350.

If the 38k estimated are in youre Good Faith Esti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Connie Mitch…, Real Estate Pro in South Padre Island, TX
Connie Mitchell answered:
We are pre-qualified for FHA loan of $315,000 we want to buy a short sale but our realtor tells us its a long process, is this true?
Ah ha! A short sale is anything but short. The time span relies on the seller's bank(s) and their tedious piles of paperwork. .........but if you are patient with the process you can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 18, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
Why the seller is paying all the cost?
You should always have your own inspection done. Usually when you put an offer on a property you will put a home inspection contingency in your offer giving you a certain time frame to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Foreclosure in Whittier
Sara Mehrpou…, Real Estate Pro in Woodland Hills, CA
Sara Mehrpouyan CDPE answered:
What's gonna happen next?and how long is the processing for a foreclosure?
Hi Kylie,

It sounds like you submitted an offer on a foreclosure property? If it is bank owned, then the seller will open escrow and you will need to give your deposit to escrow comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Foreclosure in 90604
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
how long is the home buying process? I want to buy my house by the end of this year?
Well, the process all depends on several things, whether you have been doing some homework on your credit scores, have a lender lined up, or have cash. It depends on whether you are bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Paul Echavar…, Real Estate Pro in Whittier, CA
Paul Echavarria answered:
What is the status of my back up offer?
Hi Kylie,
if your buyers agent called on status on the mentioned property and was informed they were not accepting offers,and you called the listing agent and he was willing to take a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I just made an offer to a foreclosed condo.how long should I wait for the banks answer?
Assuming that you are talking about an REO, (not a Shortsale, which a lot of people confuse), you should be looking at 3-4 weeks; possibly less.

But, what does your Realtor say?
Do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 6, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
David Alex W…, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
David Alex Wright Team answered:
Backup offer. What excatly means? Is this legal what our agent did?
Take your contract and go visit with the broker, not just the agent. Someone is not telling you the truth.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 20, 2012 Home Buying in 90602
David Alex W…, Real Estate Pro in Newport Beach, CA
David Alex Wright Team answered:
Having problems with building management regarding safety and other issues.
Whittier has a building department that can help you with safety concerns.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 6, 2012 General Area in Whittier
Beatrice Mar…, Real Estate Pro in Whittier, CA
Beatrice Marron answered:
how much do i need to put down for a 375k to 400k home? I'm a first time buyer with a 644 credit score.
Good Morning,
With a Fico score as yours, your loan would have to be structured as a FHA Loan with *3.5% down.

A purchase of $375,000. at *3.5 % = $13,125.00 will need to be brou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Jorge Granad…, Real Estate Pro in Whittier, CA
Jorge Granados answered:
has anyone heard about househunters, they continue to post home for rent. I am caution about companies. Has anyone rented from them?
I would caution you to deal with a reputable individual when looking for a rental. In these times, it might be easy to fall victim to people with bad intentions. That being said, i ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 26, 2014 For Rent in Whittier
Jorge Granad…, Real Estate Pro in Whittier, CA
Jorge Granados answered:
When I have put in for rental I am not not getting any answers from any body. is this common?
Not sure why you would not receive a response. I am a local realtor and do nhave access to rentals as well as homes for sale....
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 16, 2012 For Rent in Whittier
Ludy Ivonina-…, Real Estate Pro in Encino, CA
Ludy Ivonina- Ortiz answered:
Will I be notified if a property has been already rented?
Hello,
14925 Goodhue, Whittier, CA is active listing for sale. List price is $369,000.
If you have any questions,please let me know.

Thank you.
Ludy Ivonina
Tarbell,Realtors
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Rentals in Whittier
Tammy Hunt, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Tammy Hunt answered:
We are looking at a property in Whittier 11064 Valley View Ave, 15066 Carnell St, 14017 Hawes St, 9106 Mills Ave. Are these safe areas?
I typically go to www.crimereports.com and search there. It always has the info you need.

Let me know if you need any assistance.

Best regards,
Tammy Hunt
Nelson Shelton & Assoc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Crime & Safety in Whittier
Angel Moreno, Real Estate Pro in Whittier, CA
Angel Moreno answered:
Current Interest Rate
Find another lender your rate seems a bit high, current rate is lower than that .............
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 27, 2012 Home Buying in Whittier
Trinidadrodr…, Home Buyer in Whittier, CA
Trinidadrodriguez51 asked:
Was informed about a home for rent through trulia. Everything screams scam. It's no longer listed.No proof of the ad.Owner contacted me.Want to warn. 8558 Davista Dr. Whittier,CA 90605. Would like to warn Others, about this property. Maybe the name of the person and the same MO would help,as I'm sure they will give it a li...
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 27, 2012 Rentals in Whittier
Jim McCowan…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Jim McCowan (703) 395-0166 answered:
Does interest rate depend on if the home is an FHA or Fannie Mae?
Your interest rate is based on a few things but your credit score is the biggest part. I always tell buyers to talk to at least three lenders before deciding. Sounds like the one you& ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 7, 2012 Home Buying in 90604
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