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Sun Feb 12, 2017
Vkrish7 asked:
Hello, We are looking to biy a home close to Costco and Pepsi plant at Hayward.
How is the area in general as far as crime, re sale value and appreciation? I know schools are not that…
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Sun Feb 12, 2017
Vkrish7 asked:
Hello, We are looking to biy a home close to Costco and Pepsi plant at Hayward.
How is the area in general as far as crime, re sale value and appreciation? I know schools are not that…
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Sun Sep 22, 2013
Randall Yates answered:
12 months now with the new HUD back to work program.
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Sun Sep 8, 2013
Kim Benedict answered:
It can be a hard find yet it could be easy too... just depends on what your looking for and what fits your needs. Just because there are limited supply don't be put off, go out knowing what you want be flexible with an open mindset (carpets ugly- use an area rug, hate the cabinets-its only a rental, someday you will move and find the place you fully love or can remodel it to make it your own...get the idea = ) and be ready to move when you do find something that can work for all of you. At least you have several areas that can work for you and thats says you are open to possibilities and that all works in your favor!

Keep your eyes open and move on properties as they come you way. Ask your agent to put you all on the MLS email list , so when a new property comes on the market -no matter if your renting or buying- you get the email as they happen 24/7 and helps the chances of you being there well before others even know it exists!

Good luck and hope this helps!!

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Mon Aug 27, 2012
James Deskins answered:
>>The California purchase agreement actually has a line on page 8 the seller can sign that indicates the offer was viewed and rejected.

We need that here in Ohio!
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Tue Apr 12, 2011
Mack McCoy answered:
You have a shot, but you may have to sort out a couple of things first, which is why an attorney is a really good idea in this case.

One is that there's a difference between pleading with somebody, "Please, please, PLEASE let me out of the deal and let me have my earnest money back," and having a dispute on the facts of the contract, which is what going to arbitration attempts to resolve.

Pretty much, you need to be prepared to leave your earnest money behind if you do not close this transaction. I'm guessing your contract - the written representation of your agreement - didn't provide for your earnest money to be returned if you had to back out due to serious family medical issues.

All the best,
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Sat Jan 8, 2011
Serena Russell answered:
Hi MJ,
I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. However these areas are all areas of newer homes, so pricing should be competitive, taking upgrades and location of unit into consideration. Work with a Realtor to narrow down your choices and to find the right fit for you.

As far as neighborhood goes, I suggest talking to people who live in these communities.....................who have bought there. They would be your best resrouce for questions such as you may have about safety, crime, amenities, etc. Many of these communities have very nice parks, clubhouses, and green areas for play and relaxation. They are set up to be family oriented.

You can also check with the local police department to find out if there have been any incidents reported in those neighborhoods. I have not heard of any myself.

I sold a few properties in the Eden area so let me know if you need further assistance. Good luck and happy new year!
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Sun Oct 31, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
As for the crime, do contact/visit with the local police department, they will have accurate and up to the minute information, ask all your questions and hear all there is to hear firsthand; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering--enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; if not too familiar with the area, visit more than once and at different times of day, look around, get a sense of belonging, possibly chat with locals/neighbors, etc.; as for the grocery shopping, consider a Google or Google Maps search. ... more
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Sun Jul 26, 2009
The Medford Team answered:

I have friends that live there and they like it very much. It’s quiet and out of the regular pace of life. It’s a well planned community and is centrally located in the Bay Area. The development is very close to the some of the industrial segments of Hayward and Union City, so there is heavy truck traffic on Hesperian Blvd., Union City Blvd., Whipple Road and Industrial Parkway.

Since this development is so close to the bay, expect a decent amount of sea breezes. Winds pick up in the mid afternoon and cool the area down very quickly. In fact, some have complained about the wind. Don’t expect to be able to sit outside and eat al fresco in the evenings without coats or sweaters.

You will discover that Eden Pointe is a ways away from a grocery store – you have to go to Union Landing. Even though the old downtown section of Union City is close by, there is really not much there. If you have Kaiser Permanente, you will enjoy being so close to the Union City facility.
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Tue Nov 11, 2008
Serena Russell answered:
Hello Sparky,

How are you doing? Did you do some research from the suggestions given? I happen to have lived in Hayward for many years, so I know that area well. It' s a very convenient area with access to the 92 San Mateo bridge on ramp, and the 880 freeway. There is Kaiser hospital just on the corner, with a nice park across the street, and a shoppping center with FoodMax, a post office and a few other stores. Chabot College and Southland Mall are just a few blocks from each other. I have sold townhomes and SFR in this area.

There are many counties in California which are in seismic hazard zones. I suggest doing some more research on the internet. I found a site that might be helpful to you.
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Mon Jul 7, 2008
Lisa Cartolano Ellen Diamond answered:
Hello Moses,

As of today there are 960 active listings in Hayward with a price range of $134,900 to $2,99,950

There are 308 Pending properties with a list price range of $122,550 to $1,750,000

71 properties have sold since April 1st with a price range of $127,900 to $799,000.

If you would like a graphical representation of this information I can email it to you. I am not able to embed the graphic in this post.

Hope this information helps!

Lisa Cartolano
Alain Pinel Realtors
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