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Agent2Agent in El Dorado County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 28, 2012
Kerri Habel answered:
Not sure if you've found your answer but I would recommend pulling a title report for both houses/lots. It will show on there any easements that the property may have tied to it.
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Thu Sep 22, 2011
Phyllis McArthur answered:
Any "side deals" that are part of a short sale transaction should be carefully scrutinized by the Broker. Keep in mind the IRS is now looking at "tax loopholes, in Real Estate Transactions. ... more
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Fri Mar 4, 2011
Bud Zeller answered:
Contact the Serrano "Home Owners Assodiation" for their CC&R information and ask how they will enforce this issue!
Hopefully, this is what your agents suggested, when they explianed he "preliminary title report" to you? ... more
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Fri Dec 4, 2009
Linda Molinari, SRA answered:
Michelle and DeeDee have hit all the major points. The difference in $/SF is indeed a reflection of the short sales, REOs, etc. in the Serrano development with a growing number of the units vacant and/or rented. Also, lower HOA fees and Mellos Roos are favored by buyers. Serrano has different villages with varied views/topography, home ages, and amenities (parks, country club, golf, etc.) Not sure if your price per square foot includes all villages or a grouping within a price range. If I were appraising a property in Serrano, I would first need to identify the village and the comparables would most often be taken from that particular village and the same with the Promontory.

If you are in need of an appraisal in either location let me know!

Linda I. Molinari, SRA
Prestige Appraisal Service, Inc.
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Fri Dec 4, 2009
Cappy Myers answered:
Hi Dave,

Yes. Signing CO No.1 is better has it maintains the chain and prevents confusion. I would check the box "subject to" and the first term in CO No.2 would be that you do not agree to any term of CO No.1.

Good luck,
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Wed Dec 2, 2009
Emelia Sanchez answered:

HERO Program is 1% down -must be a foreclosure. has income guidelines and caps on price of home, has allowances for down payment and repairs.. HUD homes only $100.00 down. Some programs still offer the silent second and closing costs assistance if home is in a rural area. Your best bet would be to ask a party of the transaction what deal they got. ... more
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Sat Aug 8, 2009
Jenny A. Le answered:
it depends on what you are signing up for. you should have the option to make payment via credit card or the option of receiving payments via the traditional check.

i would NOT provide my bank account info. to any website that is not secured. you can ususally determine the site's security by looking at the website should goes like this https://www... the key letter is "s" for "secure". this means the website has taken extra efforts to protect your personal information by encrypting your personal data before sending through the internet. ... more
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Tue Jul 28, 2009
Doug Alberts asked:
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