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94551 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Jul 4, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
First, there are no short cuts to success in Real Estate. You can choose to be a listing agent, buyer agent or work both. First you need to promote yourself so people know you are in real estate. Hand written cards to those close to you. A social media presence and start an Active Rain Blog you can promote yourself and tell people what you can offer them. Also write about local events, news and tips to buy or sell. I included a link below that i use. Lastly when you do find clients, offer them great service. ... more
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Tue Oct 6, 2015
Cindydavisbroker answered:
If you know it, you need to disclose it. You're disclosing it here on a public website, so of course you need to disclose it. To not do so, would pose a grave risk of being sued.
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Tue Sep 8, 2015
Cindy Jones answered:
Stevec is right. Bought and closed multiple trustee sales. HOA's in CA get wiped out thru the foreclosure process. That does not mean attorneys and HOA wont trying strangle holding you. ... more
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Tue Apr 14, 2015
Ruth Gewing answered:
Pretty much everyone around here knows that "brown is the new green", but I agree that it reduces curb appeal. If I had a seller with this issue, I might suggest some inexpensive, drought friendly landscaping options if there was a budget to do that. The people in my neighborhood have signs on their lawns saying "brown is the new green" and that helps I think with the fact that the lawns look so terrible. ... more
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Tue Apr 14, 2015
Ruth Gewing answered:
Absolutely, as a realtor it is your job to keep your clients informed. Litigation in a condo association could turn out to be a very unimportant factor, but it could also be very important. You don't want the liability to fall on you for not disclosing something. ... more
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Mon Jun 2, 2014
mwlavender asked:
Wed May 14, 2014
On VA I loan down to a 530 middle score. As long as you meet the other other guidelines you should be OK with a 615 middle credit.

Let's discuss your VA loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I am a proud vet that has been offering VA loans since 1987. I am happy to answer your mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario. Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.

Bart Gabe - Lending Nationwide Since 1987

800 315 8803
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Henry Brooks answered:
Hello Kamy;-)

No doubt your home value will rise as a mass transit system like BART is a huge advantage to most! With that said, I would say if you sell now or after the BART station goes in, your home value will be there or be more! All economic indicators would say a 4-10% real estate appreciation should happen over the next 3-5 years in all Bay Area, East Bay & Central Valley areas of California. I own and manage 8 properties with 28 tenants, so I follow these trends day in and day out;-)

Call or Text me anytime @ 209-814-0119 to chat more... Also, when you do feel the time is right to sell your home, do it with me for just 4.5% fee! In addition, I also give 1% back to the seller if I happen to represent the buyer as well! I have an office in San Ramon and another in Ripon, so I serve the entire Bay Area, East Bay & Central Valley...

Have a blessed Day! Your Friend & Realtor, Henry Brooks
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Fri Aug 23, 2013
Gina Rodrigues answered:
If you are in Livermore, you can access this from the Alameda County Assessor's Office web site:

Click on Assessor's Maps from the menu on the left and enter the address you're looking for. The assessment information will include the parcel number. ... more
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Tue Jul 16, 2013
Josh Barnett answered:
Visit your local courthouse records.
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Sat Dec 15, 2012
The Medford Team answered:
Contact the county - they can spell out all the guidelines for you.
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Wed Oct 31, 2012
Hunter Noble answered:
Thanks for all the quick responses. Do any of you realtors specialize in auction purchases and if so, what is the commission rate?
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Tue Oct 2, 2012
Darla answered:
Have you considered selling the home? Or rent with a lease option to buy?
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Fri Aug 3, 2012
Gregorio Denny answered:
Yes you can as long as you meet the qualifications.
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Wed Feb 29, 2012
Gerard Carney answered:
You remove the lien by negotiating with the HOA. You pay them what is due and they remove the lien
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Fri Jan 27, 2012
Scott Godzyk answered:
Joseph you may want to email or call some local agents in your area. They can easily pull the DOM from the MLS for your area.
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Tue Nov 30, 2010
Dan Gamache answered:
Yes there is Mello Roos in most new communities. Those fees are to pay for schools, parks and other infrastructures. Click this link to learn all about newer communities in Livermore! Please let me know if there is any further information that you would like to know!

Dan Gamache

Livermore Neighborhoods
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