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Home Buying in 95051 : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 27, 2016
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Yes, it can be done, but the lenders who offer it many times want American Credit, so that is not reasonable to expect. The rates are not pretty on those many times.

It is much easier to go to 50%.
Feel free to call go over your situation,

I have about 10 options for foreign nationals, I would love to compete for your business as there is a good chance that I could offer you the best option.

My phone number is 714-968-2500 License nmls 287206
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Josiezula, Home Buyer in Santa Clara, CA
Thu Jul 28, 2016
Josiezula answered:
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VA Mortgage…, Other/Just Looking in Jacksonville, FL
Thu Jun 16, 2016
VA Mortgage Hub answered:
VA loans are not anymore difficult when compared to other government loans like FHA or USDA.

VA Mortgage Hub
National VA Loans
www.VaMortgageHub.com
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Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Thu Dec 3, 2015
Sam Shueh answered:
Assessed value is for tax not for valuation purpose.
You can ask for a review if it is assessed too high. Why bother if it is lower?
Sam Shueh Realtor
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Wetcats2, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Tue Oct 13, 2015
Wetcats2 answered:
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Alexander Gr…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Mon Jul 6, 2015
Alexander Greer answered:
Yes but you do not hear about them anymore because they are a nightmare. In terms of home buyer, is in not affordable because of the downpayment amount or because of the mortgage payments?

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
408-352-5147
NMLS #1056079
http://www.TheMortgageOutlet.com
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Angela Killp…, Other/Just Looking in Rapid City, SD
Wed Feb 18, 2015
Angela Killpack answered:
If you have an inspector come out to see the septic system and the inspection passes, isn't that a good thing? If the system still works enough to pass inspection, I would ask the inspector what might need replacing soon. If it does fail, then I would think the seller would need to upgrade it in order for the house to sell. http://www.lanikseptic.com/services.html ... more
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Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Fri Jan 23, 2015
Myersjulie31 answered:
I think that I think that it would be best to get the furnace and the AC checked by the inspector, just to be sure. If he doesn't do so originally, I think it would be a good idea to ask him to go back and inspect it. Then you could get a much better assurance that everything is going well with your air conditioner and heater. These can be very temperamental and difficult to work with, so you will definitely want to make sure that it works properly and get that assured through your inspection! http://www.butlerheatingandair.com/products-new.html ... more
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Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi Pq,

Did the termite inspector mention Why they recommend removal? Was it a conduit for moisture or bugs?

All the best,

Arpad
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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Robert Lei answered:
Your best shot is to ask the school or the school district these questions directly.
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Steve Parsons, Real Estate Pro in Salisbury, MD
Sun May 25, 2014
Steve Parsons answered:
I always recommend that water quality be tested, regardless of the age of the well or home. You never know the nitrate level, bacteria, arsenic levels, etc. As long as water quality is fine and the pump works, the well should be ok. :) ... more
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THE SAID REO…, Real Estate Pro in Cambrian Park, CA
Mon Sep 30, 2013
THE SAID REO GROUP answered:
Certainly. The best place to start would be to get pre-approved for a home loan with a reputable Mortgage Lender or Broker. I specialize in 95051 and 95054 zip codes and feel free to reach out to me for a no obligation consultation at 408-209-8088 ... more
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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Fri Aug 2, 2013
Robert Lei answered:
The area in Santa Clara that goes to Cupertino schools is the Eisenhower Elementary neighborhood. A rough idea is that the homes south of Pruneridge go to Eisenhower.

Santa Clara Unified also has some excellent schools and one of these happen to be the homes just north of Pruneridge that go to Sutter Elementary.

Another neighborhood in Santa Clara with excellent school is the Laurelwood Elementary neighborhood, which is near where the new Apple campus will be.

You could have gotten a great deal on these neighborhoods back in 2011, but now people have discovered them and they all have jumped in demand and price. I got my buyers in near the time you asked this question and they are now pretty "stoked" about their appreciation.
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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Sun Jun 23, 2013
Robert Lei answered:
Hi Pq,
Most people don't bother getting a lead inspection because they already pretty much know whether or not the paint has lead based on the age of the home. You will be paying for information that you already know. Most homes have nice coat(s) of paint that cover the old lead-based paint. ... more
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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Sun Jun 23, 2013
Robert Lei answered:
Hi Amit,
What is your profession/industry?
Where are most jobs in your profession/industry? Santa Clara or San Ramon/Pleasanton?
Is your work flexible enough that you can adjust your commute times and/or work from home?
How do you feel about finding a new job in/near San Ramon/Pleasanton?
How do you feel about long commutes?

These are just a few more questions to consider when deciding what to do.
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Robert Lei, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Sun Jun 23, 2013
Robert Lei answered:
Which is more important to you -- better schools or larger space?
To meet your budget you will have to weigh the tradeoff.
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Denine Smith, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Sun Jun 23, 2013
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Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Coppertino, AL
Sat Dec 15, 2012
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
Do talk with your agent about this and carefully read your contract. In most cases in my 25+ years' experience, if there is still any outstanding contingency a buyer can cancel the contract and receive the full deposit back. ... more
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Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Coppertino, AL
Sat Dec 15, 2012
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
You can look up the issues with Zinsco electrical panels. IMHO I would recommend that first. As far as ducting, are you also considering adding A/C? You have to change ducting for that anyway, so keep that in mind.

Feel comfortable calling me with direct questions at 408-252-8900. I will give you my honest opinion.
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Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Coppertino, AL
Sat Dec 15, 2012
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
Talk to your title company. I work with lots of international clients and there are ways to ensure the signing still goes smoothly. If they are out of the country, they will need to have a U.S. notary notarize the documents, usually at a U.S. embassy. ... more
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