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Mon Oct 31, 2016
Rich Reed answered:
We serve Pasadena and the SGV. Contact me through my profile if you would like help. Thanks!
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Mon Aug 15, 2016
Rich Reed answered:
The only true value of any property is what a willing buyer will pay and a willing seller will sell. If you're considering listing your property, we serve Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley. We speak Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), English, and Spanish. We would be happy to provide you with a free professional Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). You may contact us through our Trulia profile. If you prefer Chinese you may contact Annie

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Thu Feb 4, 2016
Theenoteca asked:
Mon May 18, 2015
I do happen to be a local real estate agent that can help you.

No offense. Well maybe it is every deal that is too good to be true, instead. That is how the scam operators operate. These higher rents are such a hardship, people get desperate and boom.

Go to my website and you can search for rentals, all will be real deals

Give me a call if any of them look good, or if you would like me to generate a free list of rentals as well.

By the way. Instead of paying $2000 a month for a 2 bedroom rental. You could buy a $300,000 condo with $1500 down. and about the same payment including taxes, insurance and homeowners association .
We may also be able to make that your total move in, and you do not need very good credit, and you can do it making less money.
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Tue Oct 28, 2014
Marc Jones asked:
1127 Lincoln Ave for sale $385k approved short sale expired, need cash offers now!
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Mon Sep 22, 2014
Von Bonilla answered:

Here a few websites where you can check for evictions:

I hope this helps!

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Wed Jun 26, 2013
V Kumar answered:
It sounds like you are in the middle of a short sale. A short sale can take anywhere between 30 days to six months to complete. It works a lot like a loan modification, whereby the seller needs to prove his ongoing hardship. It can turn out to be a long and frustrating process. Over the last year or so most banks have streamlined the short sale process to make it quicker, easier and more efficient.

Do you have an agent representing you in this transaction? It is his job and responsibility to negotiate on your behalf and keep you informed throughout this process.

I wish you all the best.
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Mon Jul 30, 2012
Natalie Aguilar Vogie answered:
Always go to a reliable source, google police records for zip code 91103 and review the records.

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Mon Jul 30, 2012
Natalie Aguilar Vogie answered:
II woulld contact your favorite lender, they would be in a bettter position to answer your question. However, based on my experience with FHA buyers, I understand that the minimum score is 620. If I was you I would file for a loan using the highest score, which is 715. There are people that repair your credit scores, perhaps it would be worth looking into it so tht both of you can apply for the loan and use both incomes to qualify a great loan.

Natalie Aguilar Team
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Wed Jul 4, 2012
Ron Takeuchi answered:
Hi Celipurple,
Well, the situation you describe puts you on the border-line for loan qualifiation. There are so many loan products and everything is based upon more specific financial information, you need to address this with a great lender. If you want referrals of my go-to lenders, I will be happy to provide them; otherwise you should have a long discussion with the lender of your choice.

When you reach the step of choosing a knowledgable and skilled realtor, please contact me @ 626-808-8430.
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Tue Nov 17, 2009
Liz Barkhordarian answered:
That zip code covers a very broad range of areas.
There are parts with properties ranging from $150k to 400k just a few blocks away from properties from $1m to $6m so you can't just analyze it by zip code.
In the less desirable areas I would say the prices are currently in decline, especially for bank-owned properties and multi-family properties.
Definitely no appreciation right now.

If you have anything more specific you'd like to know you can email the details to me at and I can look into it for you.
Regards, Liz
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Thu Aug 27, 2009
Nancy McSween answered:
When did the lease begin. You state that you are considering purchasing your first home. Have you found a home yet? If not ,and you are just beginning your search, you may not need to break the lease. By the time you find a home, enter escrow (which you can request 45 to 60 days), you may already be a the end of your lease. If you have already entered into an escrow and your lease will not be over for 30 to 45 more days, maybe you can advertise and get a tenant who would be willing to take over the remainder of your lease. If that is the case, then the lease can then be renegiotated thru your landlord. ... more
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Mon Feb 23, 2009
M.D.J answered:
You can get an esimate from several lenders but what you really want are gaurantees on the rate, points & lender fees at the time of locking in your rate, if not then it's just that an...estimate.

Keep in mind that rates change everyday so what is the best deal with one lender today could end up being a better deal tomorrow somewhere else. Also remember that you will be dealing with your loan officer / lender for 30 days or more...That means service could be compromised when only basing your decision on price alone.

More info. on lending or estimates let me know and good luck to you
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Fri Sep 12, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
I am going to take issue with one post about the "market being really bad".

In Pasadena, Altadena, San Marino, and South Pasadena there were 155 homes sold in August of 2008. Last year in August of 2007we sold 160 homes. In July of 2008 we sold 150.

So in reality the market is about the same as last year. Market activity is increasing, inventory is lower. Last year we had 866 homes on the market in August, this year 837...but that's only 29 homes difference.

Just my opinion, talk with Irina, the first post. She knows that NOW is actually the time to buy. And she's right about the area also. I'll bet she can find you something in a nicer area.
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