Trulia Community - Advice from neighbors and local experts

Find Your Community
We couldn't find that location. Please try again.
Get Expert Advice

Home Buying in 94598 : Real Estate Advice

  • All12
  • Local Info0
  • Home Buying4
  • Home Selling4
  • Market Conditions0

Activity 4
Mon Jul 13, 2015
Mariah Bradford answered:
This is most appropriately a question for your CPA. However, in my experience it is true that the lender will only allow credits for closing costs. Therefore, if the Realtor gives you cash above that, ONE of you needs to pay taxes on it. Not knowing the details, it makes sense to me that if they gave you more than $600 they would give you a 1099 in order for THEM to avoid paying taxes for YOUR money. However, double check that with your CPA or accountant. ... more
0 votes 2 answers Share Flag
Wed Oct 10, 2012
Joe answered:

Is "experiential learning" or "experimental learning" all that great? Is that like "new math" 30 years ago? Test scores are extremely important. The MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, and SAT value test scores. If you score low, you don't get in to a top tier school, plain and simple. Too many American children are taught that scores don't mean that much and thus don't put an emphasis on scores. Then the foreign students end up getting a higher SAT, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT higher than an American born student whose first language is English! It is no wonder why over 50% of PHD programs across USA are made up of foreign students, mostly from China, Russia, and India. It is no wonder that medical schools are heavily weighted with med students from India. ... more
0 votes 8 answers Share Flag
Wed Sep 19, 2012
Dayna Wilson answered:
Tue May 8, 2012
John Arendsen answered:
It's all about chemistry. If you're not comfortable and you're the client it's your choice. The agent should have thick enough skin to suck it up and move on. I've had personality conflicts, bad vibes, et al with clients in the past and gladly separated myself from the situation. You're the buyer/client and you have to feel comfortable and confident with the RE professional you're dealing with. ... more
1 vote 15 answers Share Flag
Search Advice