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Home Buying in 94941 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed May 23, 2012
Sue answered:
Diane, I live in that neighborhood and would be willing to answer questions about it if you'd like. My name is Suzanne, and I live up the hill from Carrera Drive in Tam Valley.
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Thu Feb 9, 2012
Stefan Schermerhorn answered:
Hi Mondamo,
The truth is foreclosure is always an option. You simply walk away from your house. I don't recommend it and cannot give you advice about the legal and financial implications you'd encounter from foreclosing. What I can tell you is that there are options out there that can allow you to short sell, offer the bank the deed in lieu of foreclosure, modify your loan (get a possible principal reduction, reduction interest rate), or sell and bring money to the table to make up the difference in what you owe and what you sell for.
If you want a consultation, I'm happy to meet with you and discuss your options. I can also refer you to two excellent attorneys and a tax professional to have your legal and financial questions answered.
Let me know.
Best,
Stefan
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Tue Jan 31, 2012
Liz Williamson Williamson answered:
Hi Christine,
To piggy back on what has already been said Ogi and Gabrielle, the numbers are lower in Mill Valley compared to other cities in Marin such as San Rafael and Novato. If you are considering putting your home on the market soon, currently, there is a record low number of homes on the market, even for January. . A lack of inventory, may work for your benefit should you decide to sell. Another thing to consider, foreclosures tend to sell at market value in Southern Marin. If they don't it is because the home is in need of major work. I have yet to see a foreclosed home in Mill Valley that sold well below market value. ... more
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Thu Sep 1, 2011
Oggi Kashi answered:
Vicki

If you are referring to 8 Patricia Lane MV, it's already in contract and there will be no further showings. Here is a link to the listing:

http://norcalmls.rapmls.com/scripts/mgrqispi.dll?APPNAME=Bareis&PRGNAME=MLSLogin&ARGUMENT=n1cMM4UyIwIMi7QhuDwT0gm3uDUfHKWbtj33QAOke%2Bc%3D&KeyRid=1

It has been on the market for 103 days now. Here is a link to reliable property search in Marin:

http://www.mlsfinder.com/ca_bareis/oggikashi/

Oggi Kashi
Paragon Real Estate Group
CA DRE 01844627
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Fri Aug 12, 2011
Andy answered:
I do not care such busy roads but If I believe later when I sell this house, I would find a buyer who does not care busy road issue, as easy as the seller found me, then I would go ahead to buy it.

Andy
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Wed Aug 10, 2011
Andy answered:
You need a real estate sales familiar with the local. Marin is a closed and various area. There are so many legal and market concerns that the neighbor counties do not have and each Marin's city has some unique things too. Also, the house you want is a condo. That makes the paperwork more completed.

Andy
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Tue Aug 9, 2011
Andy answered:
One of the biggest but also the most interesting risk is you can not find the creditor/lender (rather than the borrower).

Andy
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