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Home Buying in Eastside : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jan 23, 2014
Kawain Payne answered:
Hello Leechii,

Unless you are experienced in buying auction properties I would advise you to proceed with extreme care.

You may even want to hire an agent here in the states to work on your behalf. These sales are all CASH and the properties are sold "AS IS". This means no repairs will be done.

I would not suggest you go it alone.

Best wishes,
Kawain Payne, Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Lesley Harris answered:
1055 Orizaba AV #2 LONG 03 $170,000 2/1 800/A 1988/ASR
1485 Obispo AV #4 LONG 03 $199,900 2/1 830/A 1985/ASR
2540 E 10TH ST LONG 03 $205,000 2/2 690/P 1928/ASR
1140 Junipero AV #7 LONG 03 $249,000 2/2 880/A 1987/ASR
1168 E 10th ST #111a LONG 04 $109,900 2/2 695/A 1988/ASR

Here are other condo's for sale , per the M.L.S.

Call me if I may be of further service,

Lesley Harris, Realtor
(562) 673-0943

Cal Tex Properties
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Fri Mar 1, 2013
Lesley Harris answered:
Hello John,
Are you still looking in Long Beach. I noticed that this post was back in August. When do you plan to be in town?

I will be happy to assit you in anyway possible. Inventory is lower now , so you have to be quick and ready.

Lesley Harris, Realtor
(562) 673-0943

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Mon Aug 20, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
Hey Mona,

Artcraft manner is a nice area part of long beach with duplexes.

Send me your email address. I would be happy to send information for you to review.


Best of luck to you,
Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Sun Aug 12, 2012
Benny Chavez answered:
It's most likely the home is a short sale or the bank foreclosed on it and is now and REO.
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Roberto Gosim answered:
If you look on the aerial map, the rule of thumb is if there's a lot of rental units like duplex, triplex, etc. thats one way. The other way is the price. Right now the price ranges for a 2 bed/1 bath is from $200k to $250k in the not so good area. In good areas they start from $300k up.
Hope this helps.
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Thu Feb 9, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:

You have some very good answers here. I would like to add that REO properties typically sale for 40% below a comparable non distressed property. If the REO property is a HOME STEPS (Freddie Mac) property it will likely have a home warranty.There is often help with buyer's closing cost with HOME STEPS REO properties too.

Let not your heart be troubled, stay engaged in the home buying process. You are taking a big step by seeking advise from real estate professionals. "PEOPLE" will always tell you their horror stories, try not to listen to them.

Best Regards,
Kawain Payne, Realtor
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