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Thu Aug 31, 2017
sdragotto67 answered:
Gaby, there is no section 8 housing in Santa Clarita. And according to the information that was given to me in a phone conversation in 2016 with the Los Angeles County Housing Authority there is no more section 8 available any where in Los Angeles County and they no longer taking any more name. They have permanently closed the section 8 program for the Los Angeles County Areas. If you are looking for section 8 you must go online and look outside of L.A. County Areas and register online.. ... more
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Sat Oct 22, 2016
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I think what you might be looking for is a Transaction Coordinator. These are trained individuals who assist in completing paperwork associated with the Real Estate transaction. They would only work with a licensed individual so if you are licensed to transact Real Estate business, you can likely get some names from your Broker or another Brokerage office near you. ... more
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Mon Feb 22, 2016
Greg Kochanov answered:
I know it's an old thread, but I also wanted to say that I ALWAYS show my listings and most of my listings sell within a few weeks. Most of my sales are apartments and most buyers' agents have absolutely no clue as to what the building offers in terms of amenities, house rules, sublet policies, pet policies, etc. and what's nearby - like shopping and transportation options - so they are essentially worthless and most of them wouldn't be able to sell my listings without my presence. It's not about how many listings you have but how many listings you sell and how quickly you sell them. What's better, 200 listings that are expiring or 20 listings that are sold within a few weeks? Maybe that's why NYC leads in the number of real estate sales. ... more
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Tue Dec 15, 2015
I would be more than happy to help you. Send me an email or give me a call.

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Laura Coffey answered:
Rental laws in different states are different. By taking rent for a room she established a tenant / landlord relationship. I would seek legal council but normal protocol is 60 day notice.
Good luck.
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Sun May 3, 2015
Kirsten Prizzi 239-248-1667 answered:
Craigslist has a section for roommates.
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Mon May 26, 2014
Tristam Bielecki answered:
Under California law, a tenant without a written contract is still afforded some rights when it comes to eviction. As this is a subtenancy, notices to the subtenant come from your direct tenant but you can provide them the materials if you want.

This is essentially the same process you would need to follow if you have a tenant that is on month-to-month terms.
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Thu Oct 10, 2013
Marco Acosta answered:
Hi Lisa,
I would love to help you & your son's family with their new adventure. You can email me directly at First I would need to know when he would need to be in a new home. Does he want to rent or own. Than I would need to know a bit about your son's budget, and the type of home (older/newer/etc) that he's looking for. I'd be happy to help your son in the right direction with respect to some great areas of Santa Clarita. Have a great day!

Marco Acosta
Platinum Real Estate VIP
CMA Member
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Tue Aug 6, 2013
Kane Crawford answered:
Isn't THAT the truth!!! I didn't even think about that! What a waste of time and energy! I'm hoping that Jerod can at least shed some light on the property! And thank you for brightening my day! I'm pretty long in the tooth too! ... more
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
John Arendsen answered:
You really need to check with the Park/community manager on that. Rents are usually adjusted upward whence a tenant moves out. RE professionals or MH salespersons/dealers have no control over rental rates.

Addittionally and most importantly you will have to fill out an application and be approved before you can move into any park/community. So don't put up any deposits or make any financial or contractual commitments until you've been approved.
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Tue Oct 4, 2011
From Newhall to Inglewood everyday in the morning? That wouldn't be something to look forward to. Of course if you left around 5:00 am it wouldn't be as bad. It will be more fun going home in the evening. Do you like eating dinner late?

Happy funding, Rudi
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Mon Mar 21, 2011
Laura Coffey answered:
The answers below do answer the question that the "F" is in regards to the local association. When searching for a listing in Santa Clarita the F will signify you are dealing with a local agent that hopefully knows the area. The properties you are reviewing under $60K are manufactured homes most likely you are seeing them in the Canyon View estate tract. Please keep in mind that though those homes seem like a great price you do not own the land the land lease is any where around $700 to over $1000 a month. ... more
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Fri Mar 14, 2008
Patti Phillips answered:
Jenny, In today's day and age I can't unmderstand why any agent would put a "key combo" lock on your home. Your agent should be using the technology of the local realtor's board and the lockboxes provided by them. They are the highest technology and protect you, your family and your home. With all of the people that have access --- both legally and illegally to the internet lockbox combos are not a safe bet. If your agent puts the combo in, even if it is under "confidential remarks" there is the chance that someone who shouldn't have the info can get it. If agents must call to get the combo- how does the agent know they are a real agent? Are they going to go into the MLS and see if they are active? And then, how do they know who is really calling?

The up-to-date lockboxes require agents to have an access code and card, which is updated- in my area- DAILY. Once an agent enters the home it can be tracked by computer as to who was in the home and at what time.

If your agent is not using a Realtor's Association Lockbox I question whether you are working with a professional or someone who just has their license and "does this on the side." In this market, you want a full time professional who has access to the latest technology- both for your protection and to market your property to the largest base of buyers.

Good luck-
Patti Phillips
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