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Yesterday at 6:59pm
Rick Walsh answered:
cost of drilling water well in Elwood, ILLinois
6 people in house
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Yesterday at 6:02pm
Victoria Dennison answered:
Well, I am considering moving to the Clearlake area. Actually, Lucerne looks good. I am working with an agent who sold my current home. I'm moving there because of the housing prices. I am retired. I did my homework and I looked up the crime stats on a regular crime stat website, not the ones through R.E. Companies. The crime scores are horrid. as of 2015. The overall score was 356.04 which is 256.04 times higher than the national average. Violent crime is a big horror at 411.00 which is 311.00% higher than the National Average. It's only 100 lower than New Orleans, LA. where I once lived and at least there were things to do there. What a shock! I suppose it is from all the meth use in the area. I mean really, for a rural area the crime is atrocious. So, I am trying to stick to a few areas such as Clearlake Oaks, Northern Lockport, and Lucerne. I was absolutely shocked though when I went over the real crime data. I assumed that the bad people were like around 20% and were in a specific area, but now I guess they pretty much flooded the area. I suppose you have to be really careful where you move if you value your person and property. I'm a good shot (had a concealed weapons permit in NOLA), but I sure don't want any crazed tweaker bum rushing me or crashing through my front door. ... more
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Mon Jul 17, 2017
Bllanosjr answered:
Usaa is amazing. It's the agents that we're forced to use that needs better training. They now very little, and I ended up doing most of the work.
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Wed Jul 12, 2017
Shashidev asked:
I have seen numerous land plots for less than $10,000, even several at $5,000
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Tue Jul 11, 2017
Pat Fort answered:
I have a friend who is a veteran, and he is extremely offended that the flags are being used for advertisement, and that the flags are then allowed to rot in place by the people who leave them. I pick up the flag by my mailbox before dark on the day it is put out, so at least it isn't displayed in the dark, and I pick up flags in the neighborhood that are getting dirty. Then I give them to my friend. I think he has them burned as part of a ceremony, as is required by the US Flag Code. If there is one real estate agent I will never do business with in this town, it is the goofball that puts out those flags with her business card. ... more
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Mon Jul 10, 2017
Stanley Goodrich answered:
Great Climate.

Near the Beach.

Great Views of the Ocean

Wonderful restaurants

Local Movie theater.
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Fri Jul 7, 2017
Jackman0977 answered:
I grew up in the area directly north of the facility. At the time it was referred to as Milliken Hills (sp?). My mother remembers seeing the big trucks drive back into the hills at night... I also remember riding our bikes down the dirt roads and riding past gates with big yellow radiation signs on them. (I was about 6-7 years old, zero idea what that meant - this was in the early 80s) We dug forts back there and literally spent ALL of our days there. My brother ended up with Stage 4 breast cancer that matastisized into his spine. Our family does not carry the gene. We have both suffered from almost non stop bloody noses our entire lives... Again which no one else in our family has. For the people saying that you have a chance of getting cancer anyway, that's ridiculous. I would think twice before I allowed my kids to play in nuclear waste. That's no trade off for good schools and beautiful scenery... That is absolutely NOT what I would consider to be a "safe" place to live. ... more
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Mon Jul 3, 2017
Princesscindyy answered:
My AREA is peaceful never had a problem here no is not perfect but it's a good family oriented place to raise your kids not active like los Angeles.... ghetto la area people seem Nicer out here less traffic less drama stay on the 92557 area ...Experience for yourself get more for your buck. People that come from la bring their problems over her with them but they don't last long.
Schools are not 5 stars but teachers are very good
Dentist suck out here they charge an arm and a leg for the smallezt job needed done
Malls good never packed
Lots of fun places near by
Lot of chuntis out here
Lrarb to sprak spanish you ll need it
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Mon Jul 3, 2017
Realm27 answered:
You should look at the apartments next to The Collection shopping center in the Oxnard/Riverpark area. It is just one exit down from Ventura but has lots of things to do in walking distance. If you want to stay in Ventura then you want to look at midtown. East Ventura is residential/family areas. They are nice but they are quiet and they don't get the nice cool ocean breeze. ... more
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Hello Vic, the purchase in Monrovia start from 339k for 2bd 2ba 1,018sf condo. You should study RENT vs BUY listings to compare. The rentals in Monrovia start from $1,425 for 1bd 1ba apts and up.

You may qualify to buy with minimal out of pocket expenses and pay about the same as rent with down payment and closing cost assistance programs.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve any agent can email listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

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Tue Jun 27, 2017
Larsvin answered:
I have a 2.5 acre property there in Antelope Valley. If your intetested, email me at larsvin@yahoo.com. Larry
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Mon Jun 26, 2017
Abhishek Ghosh asked:
Hello,

My name is Abhishek and we are a developing an app for finding apartments in a neighborhood. We'd also like to show reviews about the neighborhood.

I found that you have…
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Sun Jun 25, 2017
Sam Shueh answered:
Vertex used appliance store.
Craigslist , contractor is another source.
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Fri Jun 23, 2017
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Thu Jun 22, 2017
Tamhester asked:
I want to live in the lower mountain areas of Southern CA but not in heavy snow area
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Thu Jun 22, 2017
Cedmom answered:
Palm Canyon Dr. is the street that runs through downtown Palm Springs. The street that divides the zipcodes is Ramon Rd. If you are north of Ramon your zip code in 92262, south of Ramon Rd. 92264. ... more
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Mon Jun 19, 2017
Sharona Sarafian answered:
Have you been in Down Town Los Angeles these past few years?? If not you should definitely visit. Great investment opportunities are still available.
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Thu Jun 15, 2017
Mary answered:
Hi,

Thank you for reaching out. The photos have been removed from our display as you requested.

https://www.trulia.com/homes/California/Union_City/sold/2783594-3177-San-Andreas-Dr-Union-City-CA-94587

Thank you for using Trulia!

Mary
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Wed Jun 14, 2017
Lucy_avila18 asked:
I'm considering to buy a mobile home but I have two big dogs and I'm realizing a lot of mobile home parks have restrictions
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