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Sun Jun 5, 2016
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
May want to check with you lender's requirements for seller lease back. See what lease-back time is allowed for owner occupancy loan. Additionally, on the lease back have to require a security deposit to cover damages when tenant leaves home. ... more
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Mon Apr 25, 2016
Dorene Slavitz answered:
If you would like further information on property for sale and more detail, that would be the time to enlist the assistance of a professional Buyer Agent who can give you all those details...and more! ... more
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Thu May 7, 2015
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Thu Apr 23, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
You have rights of ownership and all that means according to state law where the property is located.
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Wed Sep 24, 2014
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi,

Lease Option to Buy is another way to research it.

Kind regards,

Arpad
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Sun Nov 3, 2013
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
Hi First Time,

I would review HOA policy and make determination is coverage is sufficient for your requirement. If not sufficient consider purchasing addition coverage for your needs.

Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Realty Marina del Rey
310.853.9933
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Mon Jun 24, 2013
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
Firsttime,

A lease-back is a formal lease. All documents should be signed,dated by both parties and submitted to escrow. Sellers per diem lease amount is the buyer's total housing expenses (PITI). Include in lease-back seller still responsible for utilities, gardening and etc until end of lease. Best to close escrow and allow seller to lease-back. This give sellers the time they need to relocate.

Best of Luck
Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Realty
310.853.9933
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Sun Jun 16, 2013
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
I my view that is lenders request that escrow closes early. For the prospective buyers loan to close he or she has to be the owner of the property. The lender is aware of the escrow loan approval and the escrow closing dates. In addition, lender should have supplied written lock rate commitment. I would check with my Realtor but Lender's Request is only request.

Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Realty
310.853.9933
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Thu May 30, 2013
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
Hi, do you mean new active listings on the market or newly built homes? I can run a daily update of all new listings in zip codes 90034 and 90035. Please let me if you would like this daily property search.

Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Realty
310.853.9933
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Wed Mar 28, 2012
Jamie Hennessey answered:
I usually have my clients coordinate with the escrow officer who is completing the escrow and act accordingly to what the escrow officer when he/she would like the down payment to be wired. This can occur at any time to insure that there is no delay or no issue. It is not good to wait until the very last minute of the transaction as that is when errors, omissions and problems occur. Good luck to you! ... more
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Sun Jun 5, 2011
David Cooper answered:
You will need to open escrow in 3 days once your offer is accepted. You can tell the listing broker you are making your best and final offer because you are interested in another home if you can't get the first home at
the price you offered, but acceptance of both offers and open escrow in 3 days is pressing the envelope

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Mon Mar 7, 2011
M.D.J answered:
If you haven't already you should talk to a 203k specialist.

Best of luck to you.
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Wed Feb 16, 2011
David Akram answered:
Hi Jesse,
There are some great condos in the Santa Clarita Valley in the low to high $200K with about 3 bedrooms and up.
Let me know if you want me to send you some listings.

Thanks
David Akram
Realtor, DRE# 01891274
Cell: 661-505-8550
Century 21 All Moves
Contact: http://contactme.davidnewhome.com
Web: http://www.DavidNewHome.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/davidnewhome

FREE Monthly Newsletter: http://newsletter.davidnewhome.com
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
Commercial Appraiser answered:
Yes!

Curtis D. Harris, CGREA, REB, FHA203K Broker Agent, Southern California, 310.337.1973
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Fri Sep 25, 2009
John Sefton answered:
$250,000 is excessive remodeling cost for a 1500 square foot home, especially in a $600K neighborhood. You should be able to build a home that size from scratch for that price. I would not put that kind of money into a 1500 sqft house unless it is in a million dollar neighborhood, and even then I would be real careful.

Answer: Sounds way too risky to me. Is your mom experienced at this?

John
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Wed Sep 23, 2009
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Hi again Lapcas,
I would recommend that you go to the bank manager where you are currently banking and speak to them about a possible loan. Most loans will require proof of financial ability before considering you for a loan, but if your bank is holding your investments and trusts,they will have a good idea of your net worth. ... more
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Thu Sep 17, 2009
Deborah Bremner answered:
How have you been doing in your home search? Did you find a Realtor that you are satisfied with?
Debbie Bremner
The Bremner Group at Coldwell Banker
33 years licensed as a Realtor
310-571-1364

Your Home Is Waiting
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Thu Sep 17, 2009
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Wed Oct 29, 2008
L.A. Real Estate Group answered:
Hi Rosie
You are correct...Patios are not living spaces and should not be considered in the square footage.That woudl be classified as a bonus room, in a marketing pitch. We work very closely with appraisers and they would not include that in the official sq ft. unless it meets the standard requirements for living spaces (height requirment, etc...)
Hope this helps,
Lou

LA Real Estate Group
Lou Arakelian
Alex Golshan
info@myLARealEstateGroup.com
www.myLARealEstateGroup.com
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Mon Jul 28, 2008
Monique & Joe Carrabba answered:
Hello Deepesh,

I'll send you the list shortly. Let me know if you have any questions. Our team has 22 years of combined experience dealing with REOs. Let us know how we can help. Rancho Park and Beverlywood are great places to purchase. Please email me your email address to mcarrabba@kw.com

Best,

Monique Carrabba
The Reavis Group
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