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Sun Jul 10, 2016
Melymeia Whiteley asked:
This question was asked from this property:
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Sat Jul 9, 2016
Rich Reed answered:
Your post says you're in New York, NY and your posting a question in Hawthorne, CA 90250? You are right to be cautious about wiring money anywhere! If your money actually went into escrow the escrow company will need written instructions from all parties to disburse the money, even back to you. For our clients, we do not open escrow until we have a fully executed, signed by all parties, purchase agreement. There are other ways to show a seller that a buyer is serious. Opening escrow first sounds suspicious to me. Good luck!
I am a real estate broker qualified to advise you on California real estate matters, not the law. If you desire legal advice, consult with an attorney.
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Thu May 26, 2016
Andrea Toaso asked:
We bought our house ins 2004 and lived there until 2011. We have been renting it since then. I notice that the rental averages for that area are $300-$500 more than what we are getting.…
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Thu Mar 17, 2016
Rich Reed answered:
In my opinion, price per square foot is only useful after you have narrowed the selection down to comparable properties in type, size, bedrooms, baths, etc. Homes should be within about 10% to be meaningful. Here is a chart: ... more
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Wed Jul 1, 2015
Harold Rodriguez answered:
you also might want to check with a Credit Union since they're not for profit. ;-)
Harold Rodriguez
Kinecta FCU
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Fri Sep 26, 2014
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest getting a contractor to give you repair estimate and get back to the seller with the estimate so you are not just picking up a number from the blue. This will also give you a stronger negotiation position.

Good luck!
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Tue May 20, 2014
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Yes it does change. It has to do with lending practices and risk to the lender. Also, you can usually borrow more for a single family then a condo or townhouse.
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Mon Dec 16, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
If you are asking if you can advertise your home, here, on Trulia, the answer is yes.
Just make sure you put down that you are the "landlord" .
There is no charge.
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Tue Oct 22, 2013
MiChelle Ortega answered:
I currently have a listing in Hawthorne's Holly Glen/Del Air area within the Wiseburn School District. I have always used Falcon Signs for my signage in LA, OC, Riverside and San Bernardino-they are great!

Ask for Steve at Falcon Signs 909-596-5553 and let him know that MiChelle with Premier Realty and Mortgage sent him your way.

Hope this helps and have a great day!
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Fri Aug 9, 2013
Alan Glasband answered:
That depends on if you're selling your home or trying to do a refi. Which are you doing?
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Lynn Range answered:
There are a few rentals in the Three Sixty Complex and in Fusion - what are you looking for?
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
DJ Bonner answered:
Hi Sheldene,
There are 3 in that zip code from $850-$950. Please let me know if you would like for me to email the available rentals or I can search another area for you.

Best regards,
DJ Bonner
Keller Williams Realty
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Alane Anderson answered:
If you're serious about the property, you'll need to pay for the option. Think of it this way, if it was your home and you wanted to sell it, but understood the buyers couldn't yet afford, the homeowners could either sell it to someone else or give you the "option" to buy it at a predetermined amount. ... more
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Alane Anderson answered:
Understand you wanted immediate equity, but there are many properties appraising BELOW agreed upon sale price. The bank will only loan to the appraisal price, so many appraisers are taking the conservative route and appraising to the "sale price" even though there may be a bit of equity. Check the comps and know if it's good for you, regardless of the appraisal. ... more
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Sun Sep 16, 2012
Michael Magaw answered:
You asked - what if you do offer the asking price of $362k and they accept and then your appraisal comes up short. That is fine. Then you have solid evidence that the price should be lowered. I assume that you won't make up the shortage in cash, so you have two choices. 1- cancel the escrow and let the bank start all over with someone else. or 2- have the Listing Agent appeal to BofA that the price needs to be reduced.
I have had this happen with clients and the bank did lower the price.
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Tue Sep 4, 2012
Alane Anderson answered:
During the escrow process, disclosures must be provided to you including the HOA documents. If the rules state you outside of the bounds, cancel. The rules and regulations will be enforced and you'll be unhappy without your pet. Best Wishes.

Alane Anderson
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Sun Apr 11, 2010
Natalee Thurston answered:
Absolutely right now.....We have historical low rates and prices , this actually may be the chance of a lifetime. Also, when investing if you are not of retirement age, though have somewhere you would love to retire to. Look into those areas as well. You can use it as a vacation or rental home now and if it is a destination desired area, then possibly furnish and use it as a vacation rental too. Block out the weeks you want to stay there. :) Maybe you want to live in the city someday ? Condominiums in the city are at wonderful prices and make great temporary housing for large corporate employees in the city. Buy now, live in it later ! Just throwing out ideas...... ... more
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Thu Jul 30, 2009
Dawn Welch answered:
Great Question, but I'm not fortune teller. However, I believe we are going to be bumping up and down for the next couple of years. Is it a great time to buy? absolutely, Homeprices are lower and interest rates are low and bottomline, Real Estate is a great investment! So, next 5 years we maybe up a little and at the price range homes should be.

Dawn Welch
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Thu Feb 19, 2009
Voices Member answered:
Skint, Don't know if your familiar with this site but it predicts best/worse market.........

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