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Wed Sep 17, 2014
Mickey Kinser answered:
Hi Al, did you already relocate from NYC? If you're still looking, all the areas here are great for families. I would steer clear of street with multi-use, like downtown you will see apartments in between large homes. Although these are great areas and close to the beach it's not as "family friendly" as other neighborhoods. Let me know if you need help finding a home. Thank you. ... more
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Sat May 4, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
You can see the home by having your agent arrange a viewing.

You would finance it the same way you finance any other property.

The only red flag would be if the property was in poor shape and does not need lender conditions for funding.


Kawain Payne, Realtor
Prudential California Realty
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Sat May 4, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
Great question!!!!

The main thing I was surprised/shocked about when I transformed from renter to owner, was when my sink got clogged and my garbage disposal would not work..

I realize "I" had to call the plumber and pay his fee, OUCH!!!

After he came out a made the repair, and I was a few hundred dollars lighter, I did not use the garbage disposal for months.. I was afraid I could not afford the cost to repair it if it broke again:)

Kawain Payne, Realtor
Prudential California Realty
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Fri May 3, 2013
Frank Codispoti answered:
I have to start off by telling you that I am not an attorney, so I can't address the legal aspects to your question. However, there are some givens:

1.) Your lease stipulates the agreement you have with your landlord and what they can and can't do in terms of rental fees and charges. If you signed an agreement for x dollars per month over a period of time, say 12 months, that landlord cannot arbitrarily increase or change the terms unless they are empowered by your contract to do so, or you agree to it in writing. Check that fine print.
2.) A rental unit must be fit to live in; that is, it must be habitable. In legal terms, "habitable" means that the rental unit is fit for occupation by human beings and that it substantially complies with state and local building and health codes that materially affect tenants' health and safety. I would challenge your landlord about the termites.

Check out this link for more information. This section discusses these and other possible issues and problems in the landlord-tenant relationship: http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/problems.shtml

It is easier than you think to become a homeowner. Check out www.StopMyRent.Info for details.

Kindest regards,

Frank Codispoti
ReMax TerraSol
714-584-5509
www.FrankCodispoti.com
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Wed Jan 2, 2013
Sara Joy Cramer answered:
Hi Rio,

I am sure you have already solved this issue with your lender. I just wanted to mention after reading your question, that in this market with so many people not paying their mortgage and attempting loan modifications and short sales..that as long as the payments are made every month on time, they probably won't call the loan due. I would consult many lenders to get opinions. ... more
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Fri Apr 13, 2012
Liz Noriega answered:
All things are possible if you don't mind working a bit. I will need a bit more information such as: who, what, where, and when. And then I will connect you with a friend who seems to have an inside connection with section 8. He volunteers through his church and helps to get people approved with vouchers in hand and then helps to place people with section 8 needs. ... more
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Brian Liberto answered:
The Bel Air community downtown is one of the finest ones in that area
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Sat Oct 27, 2007
Tisza Major-Posner answered:
Hi Kimmy,

Congratulations on getting your license, this is a great business and I am sure you will enjoy our participation. I echo the sentiments of those who have suggested Keller Williams as the company to choose. Gary Keller who founded the company literally "wrote the book" on how to become a successful real estate agent. Whether you choose KW to start your career or not, do yourself a favor and get a copy of The Millionaire Real Estate Agent. It is the defacto primer for how to create, nurture and build a successful real estate career.

Also, KW's training is available to ANYONE without charge whether they are KW agents or not. If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call and I will be happy to answer all that I can.

Take care, Tisza Major-Posner, Realtor, Keller Williams Claremont/La Verne, (909) 837-8922
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