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Home Buying in Lakeside : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 28, 2017
Mary answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

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Tue May 31, 2016
Mannincj1 answered:
If the Trailer park has not given me title to my trailer paid off 30 days ago can I place lot rent in an escrow account till matter is resolved?
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Fri Dec 5, 2014
Maryanne Jackson answered:
I have been noticing the rents between 795 qnd 1000 average. There a few as high as 1400.
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Sun Sep 28, 2014
John Arendsen answered:
You're talking about resident owned park communities and yes there are a number of them in the North County area. Feel free to call or email me anytime. 760 815-6977 or ... more
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Fri Apr 4, 2014
Richard White answered:
Thu Dec 26, 2013
A 1500 dollar payment is pushing it. This is assuming you have 0 other debts and payments every month in order to get this loan based on DTI.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079

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Sun Nov 3, 2013
jonesebaby answered:
In the past certain cities and counties had programs so home buyers could revitalize neighborhoods. With all the money wasted overseas in phony wars I don't think there is much left for local communities to spend. Check with your Assembly person or congressman. They can guide you. ... more
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Sun Nov 3, 2013
jonesebaby answered:
Excuse me, racism is alive and happening all over the world. Just ignore it, if you love your mate nothing else matters. I was married to a Chinese woman for 22 years and I got a lesson in "Selective Racism". Yea, we can put up with Latinos BUT when the Orientals come in, "Well that's another story" ! The folks would say. I would keep quiet and listen to co-workars spew this crud out of their mouths about this race and that race, just live your life to the fullest and ignore these shallow basts. I have two beautiful daughters, one is a concert pianist the other is a doctor. Love your mate 1 ... more
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
cartercorey999 answered:
condusive realy you mean is the climate good for growing pomys........if you use plenty of dog poop fertilizer.
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Sun Dec 30, 2012
Robert Chomentowski answered:
Craigslist is a great place to find lease-option or rent-to-own homes. But be careful, the lease-options can be set up to make the seller come out ahead. Also, the statistics show a very small percentage of buyers on lease-options (rent-to-own) even actually exercise their option and purchase the house. If you do a lease-option:

1. Try to negotiate as long of an option period as you can
2. Record the option at the county recorders
3. Have someone help you run comparable sales to make sure you are not overpaying with your option price
4. Try to negotiate the lowest option agreement (down payment) money you can
5. Ask they seller to credit some of your monthly lease payment to principle pay down

The seller will try to get you to do the opposite of all these to strengthen their potion.
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Mon May 14, 2012
Sinead McAllister answered:
Hi Nancy,
Feel free to contact me directly to discuss your options.

Sinead McAllister
McAllister Homes Real Estate & Property Management
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Fri Apr 13, 2012
John Arendsen answered:
I would love to see some before and after pix of your late home. One of my sons specializes in rehabbing, restoration and remodeling vintage homes and my daughter does very upscale interior design on all vintages of homes.
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Tue Feb 1, 2011
Big City Castles answered:
I'd rather not advertise the address and create competition. Please send me your email and I'll message you the address.
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Sat Nov 27, 2010
Peter Teatai Ariki answered:
Careful. I lived in Sydney Australia ....Manly Beach, to be precise, for 15 years and the way they sell homes there is via an auction, hence the 10% down payment and the seller asking what they are asking for. My advice, if the value is less than the appraised value....either renegotiate to the appraised value or OPT out. ... more
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Mon Aug 31, 2009
Mike Lewis answered:
Francisco, Always Always call the school. They will be the only place with the right 100% answer. Good Luck!
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Tue Jan 6, 2009
Dutch46 answered:
Hi Ana, After a quick search on the mls I found nothing. I would be happy to send you a list of available properties in the same area. If you are interested just drop my partner Debi or I an email, let us know what you are looking for in your dream home and we'll get you info and pics for viewing at your leisure.

Debi & Dave Haley REALTOR
749 Jamacha Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
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Sat May 10, 2008
Michael Barron answered:
That is the million dollar question. Nobody really knows. But logic would tell you now is a great time to buy with low interest rates, lots of inventory, motivated sellers. It is better time to buy when less people are buying as the sellers will be more motivated than when everyone is out looking

If you need more information on this area please let me know. I hanlde residential, land and business transactions
Kind Regards
Michael Barron
First Team Estates
(714) 552-6817
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Wed Apr 2, 2008
Diane Wheatley answered:
Unfortunately these situations do occur. The agents along with their clients work hard on negotiating a final agreement just to have the lender's appraiser find the value is not what the purchase price is. Typically what happens is the buyer and seller go back to the negotiating table and come to a satisfactory solution which in your case would be a price reduction. If the purchase contract is contingent upon the property appraising for the full purchase price negotiated at the time of acceptance then both you and the seller have the absolute right to cancel the contract and the buyer's deposit should be refunded.

However, due to the value of the home being lower than expected the seller (or lender in your case) will most likely have to face this obstacle in the future with other buyers too. It is in their best interest to simply accept the appraised value as the new purchase price and close the transaction. They are entitled to re-appraise the property using an acceptable appraiser to get a second opinion as to value.

Most sellers including lenders want to believe the properties they own are worth more than what they are. Reality can be a hard pill to swallow but this may work out in your favor so hang on. You can also agree to split the difference between the purchase price and the appraised value if you really want this home. This would require you to come up with additional cash to pay the difference though.

Anyway, good luck to you. It is not uncommon for these situations to happen. That is why we say "it's never over, til it's over". Best to you.
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