Sold Price Analysis Report (June 16, 2015 to August 11, 2015)
Res. Condominium - List - $565K Sold- $557K DOM - 84
Res. Single Family - List - $979K Sold- $968K DOM – 42
Res. Townhouse - List - $583K Sold- $595K DOM – 15... more
It depends. We came from Concord in the East Bay and I would have to say the schools are on par with that area. We decided to curtail our spending a bit and invest a little more in our kids -- sent them to Twin Lakes Christian School in Aptos. They have both an elementary and middle school. Couldn't be happier.... more
Well... depending on the nature of the red tag, it is possible for the county to "abate" a property and/or declare it uninhabitable, typically for safety reasons. The best way to understand teh nature of the issue is to go talk to the folks at the Planning department and understand their expectation and needs so it can be removed. Banks won't lend on red tagged properties and some repairs are much more costly then they appear... and some are not!
No, The tax is based on purchase price. 1.22 percent of sales price is the basic tax rate. It varies a little by county. There is something called melow Roos. This is a tax or fee in addition to your property taxes. Not all homes have this type of tax. Your local real estate agent can help you determine if the home you are buying has this extra tax.... more
This is difficult to tell but let's take it from a different perspective, how much is the home worth to you? Our recommendation is to have you agent do some work and provide you with an account of all comps in the same general location as the subject home.
These homes should assist you in developinf a price range that will represents today's real estate market. Keep in mind you should expect to decrease your offer based on both present condition as well as unforseeable problems(they may or may not exist but a discount should be considered by you to cover such problems)
Our recommendation is to forget about what the bank will accept and approach it from the standpoint of what the home is worth to you as a good buy.
The "Eckler Team"
Michael Saunders & Company