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Tue Feb 21, 2017
Maricris A answered:

I apologize if the image associated with your property page caused you any inconvenience and I am happy to help in any way I can. Please be advised the image you are seeing is provided to us from Google images of which we do not have the ability to edit or remove. My recommendation would be to contact Google to request they blur out your home. Please feel free to use these steps:

How to get your property blurred:
1. On your Trulia Property Page, click 'View Map'.
2. Click 'Street View'.
3. Click 'Report a problem' found on the bottom right of the photo.
4. Fill out the form.
5. Click Submit.

Please be assured if you are intending to sell your home in the future, you (or your agent if you choose to use one), will have the ability to create a new listing with new photos, and submit the listing to Trulia.

The new listing will override the off market property page with the Google image photo.

I hope this information is helpful


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Fri Feb 17, 2017
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Wed Nov 16, 2016
Jkbaer1 answered:
Bonita is a very safe and beautiful community. It is not far from Otay Mesa via the freeway going in the opposite direction of traffic. Upper middle class. The elementary school is less than a mile. Depending on your child's age they could walk. In my opinion, Bonita is the best place to live in the south bay area. ... more
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Chris Millar answered:
Best I know they're still trying to lease the building Silverio. It's been available for more than a year now. I think part of the challenge is that it's a lot of space for a business wanting to locate in the small community of Bonita. Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you...

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Sat Nov 8, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
Since you have not referenced a particular link or property's impossible to respond... Try again! We're here to help!
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Sat Jul 26, 2014
Chris Millar answered:
Rami- Bonita and Chula Vista are the same school district, Chula Vista Elementary, so if you want your kids to attend a school in the district outside of the service area where you live then you need to contact the district office and make an application. ... more
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Mon May 19, 2014
Chris Millar answered:
Ilse, I have a three bedroom, two bath detached home available in Bonita right now for $350k. You won't find a more economical price than that! Let me know if you'd like to make an appt. to view my listing.
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Wed Feb 19, 2014
JR Thrasher answered:
Yes it is. I'll put a link to the boundary map for Allen Elementary School in the web reference below in case you want to check on any other homes you find in the area....J.R. Thrasher
(619) 929-0105
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Wed Nov 27, 2013
Media Fettinger Team - Trusted Realtors answered:
Hello Wamu,

It sounds like you're wondering about high crime areas and maybe even where the best schools are in Bonita. Here are a couple of great websites that can give you all the info you're looking for: &

Happy Thanksgiving!

Media Fettinger
Century 21 Award
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Sat Sep 21, 2013
mariaguas answered:
Hi.I'm putting my condo up for sale this evening. It's a great location and safe and within your price range.
Call me 619-948-4088
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Jim Carpenter answered:
Good Morning,

I actually work in the same office as the listing agent on this property, I can take you out to see the property at your convienence..

Call me-- 619-632-3447
Jim Carpenter
Keller Williams Realty
bre- 01420564
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Wed Sep 4, 2013
Maureen Byers answered:
Hello, Please call Maureen at 760 622 6855 or email at to discuss and for a list of current, accurate horsey inventory and Realtor Buyers representation. 40 years interstate experience in homes with acreage and horse properties!! We will be happy to be on your team!
Lets chat soon!!
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Tue Aug 13, 2013
Trevor Curran answered:
Good afternoon Marcella,

Rent To Own is a better deal for the Seller than it would ever be for a potential Buyer.

The basic concept is finding a way to "force" savings towards a down payment by including a portion of the monthly rental that goes towards that savings. You pay your rent every month and your Landlord deducts a pre-determined amount to hold in a special bank account, called an "escrow" account. Your Landlord holds that money until you have saved up enough---through this "forced-savings" method---to meet a down payment to purchase the home.

The terms of the purchase price, including the down payment amount, and the amount to be set aside from the rental for down payment, are all set down at the time of lease signing.

It's all about helping the renter/tenant save up enough money for a down payment to buy a home (in this case, the one you're renting). But this is a better deal for the Seller because he gets to lock in a purchase price and a buyer today for a future sale.

Saving money for a down payment? Well, heck, you can do that on your own.

If you are dedicated to the idea of buying your own home, you can create your own savings plan to save up enough money for a down payment. And when you have saved up enough for a down payment, if that takes a year or two or more, YOU get to decide on the price you're willing to pay for the house at that time based on current market conditions. You won't be locked in to a price that may be a lot higher than what the house is worth in the future.

With Rent To Own you'll be locked in both to the house and to the price, even if it takes you 3 years to save enough through the forced savings of the rent payments. What happens if three years from now your life situation has changed? Maybe you need a bigger/smaller home. Maybe your employment has relocated. Maybe your credit or income is insufficient to qualify for a mortgage loan.

Find a way to save up on your own; not with Rent To Own.

Sit down with a local Mortgage Banker and get yourself prequalified, too. You may find you're better qualified than you think you are, and, if you're not, at least you'll know how much loan your income and credit qualify you for, and how much you have to save towards down payment and closing costs.

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140

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Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sinead McAllister answered:
Good Morning Angela,
This home is contingent, meaning there is an accepted offer in on it, and they are waiting for bank approval. I would be happy to work with you and find you some similar available homes. We can talk about the steps in the buying process and I can send you some active inventory that matches what you are looking for.

Sinead McAllister-Clifford
Real Estate Broker/ Realtor®
McAllister Homes Real Estate
Residential Sales & Property Management
License 01366009
858-205-5215 CELL EMAIL
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Sun Feb 3, 2013
Brippie answered:
Maybe BofA wasn't the problem. Maybe the anger you feel towards them is a result of the guilt you feel about not honoring your agreements and losing your word. I can imagine that is a difficult thing to go through. ... more
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Mon Sep 17, 2012
Robert Chomentowski answered:
I would be happy to assist I am a local San Diego VA specialist. Feel free to call me at 858-922-7899. I even have a blog just dedicated to VA loans,
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Sun Aug 7, 2011
John Arendsen answered:
This may be a little bit of a stretch but in many ways the current state of the RE market is somewhat reminiscent of the stock market in that the stock market factors in anticipated chaos and adjusts accordingly. That in part is why the big boys stay and play and the more unsophisticated investor tends to divest and run as was evidenced in the recent S&P credit downgrade that triggered the sell off we've been seeing for the last several sessions.

What I see happening in the RE market is similar. The more sophisticated and cash laden investor has adjusted in anticipated loss or gain in value and is buying to hold and rent/lease while the average Johnny Six Packer and Linda Lunch bucket continue to straddle the fence.

Albeit RE is local and many areas of the Country are seeing an increase in sales the ongoing negative economic news, unemployment, political dysfunction, shadow inventory, etc. continue to stifle the RE market overall making it less desirable for the average buyer to pull the trigger.

However, having said that now that America has been downgraded money will become more expensive which is likely to drive interest rates up. Folks with ARMs and HELOCs may see an upswing in their loan balances and it could even trigger concern for investors.

So before that happens the best thing the RE professional can do is to inform fence sitters that if they're considering buying a home to live in for at least several years that now's the time to do it. Money will no doubt be more expensive and that can and probably will further exacerbate the RE market. Just my opinion for what it's worth.
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Sat Aug 6, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
The Market Value is what the Buyer is willing to pay:
What you want to know is the CMA; and you will have to enlist the aid of a Buyer's Agent for this.

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Tue Jun 29, 2010
Cory La Scala answered:
Hi Mandy,

3071 Plaza Leonardo is in a FHA approved complex. Give me a call if I can help with anything.

All the best,

Independence Realty
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