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Fri Mar 4, 2016
I would call the city and ask them. it depends on how busy they are.
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Fri Apr 24, 2015
Simon Watson answered:
One way for sale by owners to show up on the Trulia listings is to
post it on a web site called FIZBER.COM, it will show up on Truila within 24-48 hours

Simon Watson
Keller Williams Realty-East Bay
VA Buyer Experts
(925) 286-7112
(510) 859-4773
BRE 01881304
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Wed Apr 1, 2015
Jamie Tian answered:
What is your question?


Jamie Tian
Rodeo Realty
(310) 717-1321
BRE #01920120
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Donna Samuels answered:
If you have any questions or assistance with your property I will be more than happy to assist you.

Donna Samuels
Keller Williams Realty Brentwood LA
Phone: 424-256-3906
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Don Brown answered:
Have you had an appraisal done on the subject to get a professional opinion as to the value of the subject?. I would start there. Give me a call or email me at ... more
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Sun Jun 16, 2013
Gail Mercedes Cole answered:
Yes there are leases with option to buy but personally I shy away from them. Contract states:

- Said sale price
- Percentage of rent goes to down payment or reduction of sales price

If possible consider a purchase if convention lending not possible because of down payment amount and or FICO score. Consider FHA lending. Attached is general guideline for conventional and FHA. Check with direct lenders for current lending rate and terms.

Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Realty
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Wed Feb 13, 2013
SERGEY FEDNOV *** 424-777-9377 answered:
I'm very familliar with REO/foreclosures and purchased/sold many properties.

Please call me 424-777-9377

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Tue Feb 12, 2013
Thomas Jandt answered:
No, my wife has an NMLS license and helps all of my real estate clients attempt a loan modification with a principal reduction before we ever list a short sale and she has gotten several principal reductions granted. (One recent client had over $562,000 reduced from an $862,000 loan, leaving only a $300,000 mortgage for the client...saving the home and reducing the mortgage from nearly $6,000 a month to $1,600 a month)

Attorneys are TOTALLY WORTHLESS and will steal your money and leave you high and dry! Don't trust ANY Attorney as it relates to loan modifications, short sales, principal reductions, etc...they don't understand how loans even work in most cases.

We had a client go to an attorney and they charged him thousands of dollars and did nothing, we sold his house via short sale in 45 days, completely eliminating his debt, tax burden, etc.

When we asked the attorney to refund the client, he threatened to sue!
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Fri Jan 25, 2013
Melissa answered:
Unfortunately, it did not work out. October rolled around and we still hadn't heard from the bank. We ended up finding a standard sale that was much more than we wanted to spend, but we at least got a home. Within one week of dropping out of the short sale, another offer came in that was $45k over what we initially submitted. The offer was accepted and they closed just one month after we closed on our standard sale. It was an extremely frustrating and emotionally draining process. I won't ever put an offer in on a short sale again. ... more
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
wael mohammad answered:
Not much you can do in this market, it's pretty much a land lord's market considering how the housing situation is in LA. Usually if the housing market is a bust, rentals go up and vacancy is really low. When the housing market is on fire, then you have room to negotiate with the land lord if their vacancy is high. Check your building to see what the vacancy is and take it from there. ... more
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
Hello Mamasion,

The amount of time it takes a bank to foreclose can vary. Some times it can be in as little as 90 days after the notice of default is filed. I have seen cases where people where in a home for over a year before they were actually foreclosed on.

Brst of Luck to You,

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
Hello Nancy,

Here are two ways to get FHA status renewed:

1. HOA needs to file a HRAP to have the FHA status renewed. It can take 6 to 8 weeks to get the status updated.

2. If your lender is authorized by HUD to process applications for condo FHA appravals they can file a DELRAP to get the status renewed. The DELRAP takes 1 to 2 weeks to get the FHA status renewed.

Best Of luck to you,

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Thu Dec 29, 2011
Don Tepper answered:
Contact the tenant (your landlord) and request additional time.

Good luck.
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Thu Jul 29, 2010
Andrew Jones answered:
Hi again Jay,

As agents we can't comment on the percieved qualities or differences of schools and neighborhoods because of serious equal treatment and anti-discrimination laws. While this is a good thing, it can be frustrating for home-buyers who just want the best for their families.

On the subject of noise from any school, I've found that this can be a a very real issue when it comes to the value of a property. I've had a number of clients who won't even consider properties next to schools becauce it sometimes sounds like you're living next to a pond full of geese during school hours
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Wed Dec 16, 2009
Jl1688 answered:
LOL or worse...

Research going back for 100 years shows that home appreciation is some what mirror the inflaction rate.

Yes, you could google and confirm that's the answer. NAR and CAR and agents all tell u buy now, don't time the market. LOL.

By the end of 1Q2010, the mortgage rate will go up given the Fed will stop buying mortgage-back securities. Has any so called professionals answered on this site even recognized this significant event? NAH...

Good luck in buying...
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Sat Jan 24, 2009
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I know exactly what you mean. I had the same experience when working with the last two clients this year.
It was actually tough to find a nice condo, for a good price!
We were able to find tow good developments though and each couple did purchase and for a good price too.
Unfortunately, both of them had to do some work on the condo's after purcase, but they are both very happy.
My adivce is ...get a good agent...and don't give up!
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Tue Dec 30, 2008
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Realtors use data from Multiple Listing Service as well as through personal networking in the industry
Can help you with homes that are off the market.

Also, they can set you up on their web sites, so that you can be updated when a property shows up for sale.

Good luck.
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