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Crestmont : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jun 14, 2013
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Earnest money is a deposit made to show that you are serious about buying the property in question. It is not unusual to to see this amount be $1.

However, the more you put down the seriously your offer will be taken. I am not too sure about the laws in NY so I would tell you to get a good agent to help you, as the rules are not the same in all states. I think in NY it is a lot easier to lose the money than in California. ... more
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Your agent can provide you with a guide on what to offer....

By doing a CMA, you can find out the market value of the home
By doing a report on what listed and sold in the area you're interested in, you'll also see the pricing strategy(ies) employed by the seller(s).

Finally, in this seller's market, there are ways to make your offer shine. Cash offers don't always win, What type of listing is it? If it's a short sale, there are terms and conditions that are important to the seller and seller's short sale lender.

Think of how offers are rejected even when they are higher than list price.
http://activerain.com/blogsview/3294865/why-was-my-offer-rejected-though-it-was-higher-than-list-price-

Hope this helps.
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Claire Wills answered:
Hello Koorosh,

I love Crestmont, Woodminster area. It is so serene and peaceful. I give it a 10! Are you thinking of moving there?

Best,

Claire Wills
510-255-1196

MICHAEL JAMES REAL ESTATE COMPANY
1211 EMBARCADERO, STE. 210
OAKLAND, CA 94606
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Tue May 22, 2012
Kamal Randhawa answered:
Hello Koorosh,

Crestmont is a wonderful and very desirable area of Oakland. There are many sites you can check for crime and school performance.

Please feel free to call or email me if you would like to view available homes in this area.

Thank you :)
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