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Market Conditions in Banning : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Feb 1, 2015
Sharon G. Rose asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3130373692-2200-W-Wilson-St-161-Banning-CA-92220
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Fri Jan 24, 2014
Ray Wright answered:
The link you included is different from the address you printed in the question so we're not sure what your'e asking.

Beware of scams. There's a lot out there. Check and double check anything you come across.

I would get with a local Realtor to help you avoid being burned. Good luck.
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Sun Sep 15, 2013
Bonnie Kilmer answered:
Donald and Nunez, Utilities in Banning, California are handled by
the City of Banning and cost depends on usage. The gas is billed
by Southern California Gas company. If you are looking for a property
in Banning, I would be happy to send some listings. Send me your
email and "wish list". Bonniekilmer@gmail.com
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
John Arendsen answered:
You really should start with the park manager. You will have to fill out an application and be approved by them before you even make an offer on a manufactured home in a rental park


Be sure to have it thoroughly inspected by an experienced MH inspector and not just any home inspector as there are several nuances with MHs that you don't have in a conventional site-built home and most home inspectors not familiar with these nuances will not even know what to look for.

Make sure the inspector crawls under the home and thoroughly inspects each and every pier and pad assembly for rust, deterioration and decomposition if steel and for decomposition if concrete as homes close to the ocean can be severely impacted by salt.

They should also make sure the home is level by checking all the doors and windows to make sure that they are not swinging or sticking and that all the strike plates on the doors are properly aligned and the doors close soundly.

The inspector should also inspect the steel mainframe for rust and decomposition as well. I can't tell you how many mainframes we've had to repair that were suffering and in some cases even failing from rust and deterioration related issues.

Be sure and have the inspector check for rips and tears in the vapor barrier under the floor. If there are openings in this membrane it could allow the insulation under the floor to become compromised and even fall on the ground.

Openings in the vapor barrier are also a great place for rodents and cats to habitate and reproduce. We've eradicated countless critters from these cavities over the years and it's not a very pleasant experience.

Finally and very importantly make sure the home has a California State Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) certified earthquake resistant bracing system (ERBS) as most areas in California are classified as a Zone 4 earthquake area which holds a high probability of risk for a seismic event..

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Tue Jul 30, 2013
Priscilla Walsh answered:
Hi Cia,

Did you ever find what you were looking for? I'd love to help if you have not yet found that perfect home. Feel free to contact me anytime.

Thank you.
Priscilla Walsh
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