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Chuckmeyers1 asked:
Fri Mar 17, 2017
Caylorv answered:
yeah I subscribed to their service under the impression I was signing up for rental listings for local area I live in. After paying $199 I only received access to a list of foreclosed homes for sale. I did not want to purchase a home but rent one. I contacted them regarding a refund and was provided details requiring me to obtain 5 denial letters from the homeowners. Having to research this information on my own was a task I was not able to complete. The company cannot be reached online any longer and now my $199 is gone. I hope the next time they hear a pair of heels running up behind them it turns out to be KARMA!!!!! ... more
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Thu Nov 10, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hello,

We didn't get enough information about your problem to resolve the issue. Please provide us with complete property address and we will be happy to assist you.

Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Fri Oct 7, 2016
Eric asked:
My property had been listed with a Realtor for the past 8 mos. I have taken the property off the MLS to wait the 90 days to reset the DOM. While off the MLS I have placed on Zillow and Trulia…
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Thu Sep 15, 2016
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I know they were working out some kind of a program like that. Some lenders may be offering it, you will have to ask them.
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Sun Aug 21, 2016
Keith Wichner asked:
as I was having dinner on a sunday night with my family. The property had been rented already and I was not taking any more calls that day and would prefer to let calls go to voice mail…
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Mon Apr 18, 2016
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
Because your LB home is now a rental, yes you will pay capital gain. The exemption for capital gain is only for a PRIMARY residence. You have a few options:

-Move into the LB home for 2 years, and then sell it (2 years is the minimum for an exemption)
-Do a 1031 Exchange for the LB home
-Pay capital gains

Please contact me directly to discuss your options in greater detail~
Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
Gold Circle of Excellence
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Wed Feb 24, 2016
Null asked:
I need to delete my rental because it is rented - how do I do it? I tried to follow the directions - to click on my profile pic but it doesn't let me do that so I can access my listings.
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Mon Aug 10, 2015
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You have to check with the city, as they all define their own definitions of these zonings.
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Wed Aug 5, 2015
James D asked:
Tue Jul 14, 2015
Bill Caiazzo answered:
I have worked with several investors, and have hard-money lenders to provide financing. Terms of these loans vary, but the best terms I've found are: 90% LTV on the purchase price (not ARV), and either 10% interest rate with 2 points up front, or possibly 11% with 1 point up front. I can connect you with a lender if you would like to ask some questions. If you need assistance in either acquiring or selling your flip homes, don't hesitate to contact me. I've been selling real estate in the Orange County area for about 19 years. I hope this helps! Don't hesitate to contact me for further information. ... more
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Sun Feb 22, 2015
Karen McEniry answered:
Hi Bill,
I also endorse John Davis as an excellent resource, as recommended by some of the other responses you received. As another option, if you are not able to get approved for a conventional loan to do this, I can
refer you to a very reliable mortgage broker who has access to private money as well,
even if it's only a short term solution.
Please contact me if you'd like their information.

Best Regards,
Karen McEniry, Realtor, SFR, SRES
Coldwell Banker Beachside, Realtors
karen@karenmceniry.com
(714) 343-9470
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
Hi, Mason!
Its not a matter of the seller getting their money at closing, its a matter of whether or not you will be ABLE to close!
Vacant lots are hard to loan on, as there is no home to add value for loan collateral. Therefore, the seller will question if you truly can close the deal, or if you are just wasting his time. The best thing to do is to obtain a pre-approval letter from your lender to present with your offer. Perhaps, also have your lender call the listing agent for the seller, and reassure them that the deal will close. Also, tighten up your contingency periods to show that you are a serious buyer.
Good luck!
Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
714-914-5097
realtornicolef@gmail.com
www.nicolefedorchek.com
DRE 01920370
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Wed Jan 14, 2015
John.H.Wooley answered:
If you have to ask anybody for permission to put anything on "your" property,
OBVIOUSLY it is NOT YOUR PROPERTY!

The most basic principal of OWNERSHIP is if you have to ask anyone's permission to do what you want with something - IT IS NOT YOURS!

If anyone can tell you what you can and cannot do on what you have been led to believe is your property obviously has a far higher claim to it than you do.

What claim do you have to "your" property? A "warranty deed"?
What is that? A warranty there is a deed? Sure, somewhere there is a deed for that property.
The only thing you can know for sure is that YOU DON'T HAVE IT!
All you have is a warranty there is a deed somewhere.

MAYBE that is why you are listed as a "tenant" on that warranty. Read it sometime.

"Pink slip"? That is what a woman wears under a dress. It is NOT proof of ownership of your car;
Neither is a "certificate of title" from the private corporation named DMV.
They own your car because you gave it to them.
What is that? Read it! A Certificate there is a title somewhere. The only thing you can know for sure is that YOU DON'T HAVE IT!
We the persons [sic} are not allowed to own anything. It's all been stolen.
Or we were coned into giving it away
Wake up before it's too late for us all.
The country was founded upon documents that started with the words. . .
We hold these truths to be SELF EVIDENT -
Obviously we need to stop reading at that point and get an attorney to tell us what it means!
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Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Cheryl Coleman Team answered:
Hi Bill,

Are you currently working with an agent or on your own? Your agent should know these things and should be showing you property every day until you find and excange property. Trulia, Zillow, Realtor.com aren't quite as acurate as the MLS service that agents search in. If you need an agent who has a fantastic team of Buyers Specialist's let me know. I am the top Agent in my office and my team would be looking for properties for you on a dailiy basis until we find what suits your needs. You don't need to be doing this on your own.

Best of luck,

Cheryl Coleman
714-717-1728
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Sat May 24, 2014
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Dear Higoka-San

Right if "SF" is listed under Zoning
It means Single Family residence.

Huntington Beach is a great area to be buying
Happy house hunting and enjoy your new home.

Hope you are working with a fine Realtor.

Best regards
Ruth
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Sat May 24, 2014
doyle davison answered:
Zoning categories and symbols vary among communities. A C-1 zone in one city is not necessarily the same as a C-1 in another. Typically, jurisdictions use letters of the alphabet as code abbreviations to identify the use allowed in a physical geographic area -- such as R for residential, C for commercial, and I for industrial. These symbols are usually paired with some number. The number can specify the level of use, or it may indicate a certain amount of acreage or square footage for that particular property.

The City of Orange Zoning Code is contained in Title 17 of the Orange Municipal Code (OMC) and represents the minimum requirement for the promotion of the public safety, health, convenience, comfort, prosperity or general welfare

http://www.cityoforange.org/depts/commdev/planning/current_planning/zoning_code.asp
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Fri Jan 10, 2014
Don Maclary answered:
If it is where you want to live and the land is able to hold a future home when you can afford to build, Go for it.
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Sun Dec 22, 2013
Raymond & Stephanie Louison answered:
Rent to own transactions are usually especially beneficial towards the seller. Typically an owner will only consider them as an option, when they feel the market value will decline or stay flat. If values go up a lot, good luck getting the owner to complete the transaction. In the OC market, values and rental income are still on the rise, so I would not expect many owners to be very open to a rent to own option. ... more
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