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Home Buying in 92114 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Dec 24, 2015
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Yes you need permits to do an extensive electric re-wire on a property. You want permits too, because they will protect you and make sure the work meets the minimum standards for safety. ... more
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Sat Aug 9, 2014
Maryanne Jackson answered:
The seller is not obligated to accept a lower appraisal price for the property, In some cases the seller may require the buyer to pay the difference from the contract price to the appraised value.
Or, the seller may negotiate in the middle.
The seller may also opt to take the lower appraised price just to get the deal closed.
THE VA may not allow the vet to pay the difference and the deal may fall apart.
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Chris Francis answered:
Wow! It sounds like the listing agent could be guilty of a number of ethical violations. But as my mother in law used to say, you point a finger and you point three back at yourself.

Aside from whatever the other agent did, you are making rookie mistakes that can land you in hot water. I recommend you team up with a mentor and familiarize yourself with NAR's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. You should start with ARTICLE 1, it talks about pledging yourself to promote and protect the interests of your client. Move on to ARTICLE 9, it says in plain english, words to the affect of, Realtors will get it in writing. ARTICLE 11 discusses a Realtor's reasonable expected competence. If I were a cash buyer dropping a half million bucks, I'd expect nothing less. Please take this a constructive criticism moving forward. Good luck.
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Wed Nov 14, 2012
chrissyandaj28 answered:
Rewired houses need permits? I am looking to purchase a brand new remodeled home where the wiring has been rewired through out but the seller is lagging on if the permits were pulled and the city approved them up to code. Is there something fishy going on? ... more
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Thu Mar 18, 2010
Melissa Zavala answered:
I think you get the picture. The answer is yes. Make sure to use a qualified and competent lender to represent you. Loans are trickier than every right now!
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Tue Jan 12, 2010
Kari Shea answered:
Hi Dean,

The best resource for rental prices is Craigslist. While there are other sites that give more info, 85% to 90% of all property rentals are found through Craigslist.

Best to you,

Mark and Kari Shea
Real Estate Experts Serving San Diego County
Specialists in Investment Properties, Foreclosures, Short Sales,
Development Opportunities & Traditional Real Estate
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Tue Oct 13, 2009
David T. Leonti answered:
All the answers below are accurate. Unfortunately, with the foreclosure process there are so many steps and people or companies involved that information may not always be accurate or the most recent available to the public. This is why the foreclosure process is so timely and frustrating for so many people including buyers, sellers, banks and agents. With state, city and county law differing from area to area, there is usually not an answer available quickly nor accurately till you go through a few chains of command. ... more
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Tue Oct 13, 2009
Kari Shea answered:

We can see that you are asking many questions related to foreclosures and how they work. Here is one of the better links we have found that outlines the process.

We hope it helps,

Mark and Kari Shea
San Diego Real Estate Experts
Foreclosure & Investment & Short Sale Specialists,
Development Opportunities & Traditional Real Estate
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Wed Jun 11, 2008
Lee Lovitt answered:
Do you want to know the price of rentals in Encanto?

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Thu Jun 5, 2008
David answered:

Did you know you can buy property for less than $100K in San Diego? And did you know you can borrow money not just from banks but from also private money to help you buy a spot?

Gold is such a good investment still! We can show you how to protect your wealth and leverage what you have to get what you want.

Dont dump all your cash in the house!!!

We do things a little different from the typical realtor, and help you preserve your money, not help you spend it.
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