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Sun May 25, 2014
Dorene Slavitz answered:
There are lots of them out there for sale with tenants in place. Just let your Realtor know, you want an investment with tenants.
Most owners of investment property would like to keep the tenants in place, in order to protect their investment. You do have some risk when buying a property like this. Obviously the owners do not want the tenants disturbed, which means you are buying sight unseen and using the financial information. owner information, and exterior views to buy. ... more
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Sun Dec 8, 2013
Irina Karan answered:
This depends on how you'll be holding your title.
You may hold it as an LLC or a corporation, or as a person.
It is best to consult a financial adviser or a real estate attorney as to which way would work best for you.
Check out FIRPTA law on

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Wed Nov 13, 2013
Irina Karan answered:
Market analysis - to know the market value.
Advertise on Craigslist and all real restate sites that allow owner advertising.
After finding good perspective tenants, have them fill out the tenant application and run their credit reports. Check local and state laws for landlord tenant responsibilities.
Have an attorney create lease.
Or, work with a great realtor to make sure you have everything done legally and easier for you.

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013
carlos parrague answered:
work with a local agent, you will have better luck.
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Wed Oct 31, 2012
Douglas Perez (213) 200-7114 answered:
I'm sorry about your emergency and hope things are coming along fine.

You are entitled to your deposit within 21 days of moving out minus rent loss to your landlord by not giving a 30-day notice to move out.

Good luck.
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Mon Jul 23, 2012
Deborah Garvin answered:
I am definitely surprised your agent has not been all over this. After you received notification of the approval were you given a list of conditions your needed to provide the underwriter? It is highly unlikely that any approval would not have any conditions associcated with it.

As noted below, you can get another lender. However, it would be nearly impossible for any of us to get your file approved to meet your closing date. And, highly unlikely that the seller is willing to accept a transfer of lenders at this late stage.

I would call your agent and request assistance. I would also try again to reach your mortgage consultant...Contact their manager if necessary. Best of luck to you.
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Thu Sep 8, 2011
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Clubsilencio01,

I'm afraid that email alerts for homes you are following need to be managed for each property independently at this time. You can do that in the Homes I'm Following section of your account via the link below, or you can simply select the 'Unsubscribe' link located at the bottom of any email you no longer wish to receive.

Allowing for global edits to email alerts is a fantastic idea however, and I've shared that with my colleagues to keep in mind for future development.

Please let us know if you have any other questions or suggestions.

Best Wishes,

Emily Erekuff
Community Moderator
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Sat Jun 13, 2009
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Hi Nali

The mortgage brokers I work with require 2yrs of employment, minimum. So getting a loan right now may not be possible if you are unemployed.

There are a few areas in California with homes under $50,000 which include the outskirts of LA county and other areas in Southern California.

If you are serious about buying, I would be glad to help. Good Luck.

Monica Hernandez
Bankers Realty Exclusive, Inc
DRE Lic #01239118
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Sun Sep 21, 2008
Igor Korosec answered:
Hi Casey,

First of all I would suggest you to get detailed market analyses as well as comps for your current condo. If you see that your condo could be sold pretty fast for a dollar amount that would help you achieve your goals, I would sell it. However I would also suggest you to talk to your CPA about different options and tax consequences. It also depends on your credit situation, which can have a big impact on what kind of loan can you get for your new purchase.

At this point I see a lot of multiple offers on homes that are priced well, which will affect your sale on one hand and your purchase on the other hand. However, the real estate is local and it depends where your current property is and where your future home is.

FYI: Based on a recent real estate forecast by California Association of Realtors, prices in Los Angeles County will get stabilized around Spring 2009.

Call me if you want to get free, no obligation analyses for your condo as well as for those few homes that you are currently considering to purchase.

Igor Korosec
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Fri Feb 29, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
You could check with the county assessor...or write them a letter
Normally we do not provide private information in this forum
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