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Fri Jun 16, 2017
eric medina asked:
It only shows an older apartment I had for rent, but it is not showing my current post, which is 1657 Centinela Ave, Santa Monica CA. Please help
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Tue Nov 12, 2013
Heather Paul answered:
I would not recommend it, as you will most likely need to pay the current agents commission as well as any new agent you switched to. If they submitted an offer and showed the property to you, there is a clause called procuring cause. The current agent you are in escrow with has earned her commission based on procuring cause. I would recommend speaking to your current agents broker to try to resolve any issues you may have.

Good luck!

Have a great day,
Heather Paul, Broker Associate, Realtor
Coldwell Banker
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Mon Nov 11, 2013
Brian Nguyen answered:
If you make a good offer then you should be fine. I have closed FHA loans where 3.5% down was accepted. As long as you have a good agent and lender, then you should be fine. If you need a loan then I recommend you speak with a California lender like myself. I would be more than happy to speak with you to help you get the loan that you need. Well I hope this helps! If you have any other questions or if you would like a loan, feel free to contact me. Good luck! Brian Nguyen Sr. Mortgage Banker Phone: 949.667.2887 ... more
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Mon Sep 30, 2013
Deborah Richetta Simon answered:
Adding listings to Trulia or any other multi-purpose site is called 'syndicating' and is left to the discretion of the Brokerage. Most have taken advantage of this add-on marketing strategy over the last several years but times are changing. Very recently, Berkshire Hathaway, who purchased all almost all of the Prudential Realty offices in California and many others around the country, has made the decision to opt of this practice. They hope they can re-create an exclusivity again. The individual agent still has the option to participate.

When all is said and done have some fun 'flying around' checking out what you can get for the money. When you're serious....check out the credibility of local agents.

Deborah Richetta Simon - find me on YELP!
John Aaroe Group-Sherman Oaks or
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Tue Jul 2, 2013
Conrad Hitchcock answered:
For rentals under $2,000 unfortunately Westsiderentals is the way to go. It will cost you $60 for the service, however they have most of that inventory. Craigslist is also useful and free while looking in that price range.
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Tue Jun 11, 2013
Jessica Acker answered:
Hi Erin & Kelvin,

Currently the two studios I have available in Santa Monica are about $1,150 per month. You might want to try neighborhoods that border Santa Monica which are close but not as high. Check out Mar Vista, West La, Palms, and Culver City in addition to Santa Monica, Brentwood, and Venice which are on the pricier side.


Jessica Acker Carrillo
Wellman Realty Company
Wellman Property Management, Inc.
(310) 828-3132 Office
1415 Stanford St., Suite #2
Santa Monica, CA 90404
License # 01894323
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Tue May 8, 2012
Ray Lyon answered:
I agree with you but prices have been picking up.Now being 2012. I looked at 4 properties on brokers caravan and they all were in multiple offers. It was priced at 2.1 million after they became more realistic and the CAP was 4.68% which is respectable in Santa Monica.

Ray Lyon
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Thu Aug 19, 2010
Heather Paul answered:
Sure, I can provide you with a list of bank owned foreclosed homes in Santa Monica. Feel Free to call me directly or email me.

Heather Paul
Coldwell Banker
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Mon May 26, 2008
Sarah Dupree answered:
It could have also been pending and would no longer show up on the MLS, but Trulia still had it as active. THis happens sometimes.


Sarah Dupree
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