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Fri Oct 27, 2017
Sam Shueh answered:
The requirements today for modern homes are very different than older homes. In zone 3(I think) they like to have a min of R31, walls to be R19 while flooring (ceiling) is not required. Is this for between floors? Garage sheet rocks?

Fiberglas bats are excellent noise attenuators. If it is the new construction on Monterey Road next to a busy street and Southern Pacific I would think it will dampen noise. KB is not well known for its green features IMO.
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Thu Oct 12, 2017
Lhahn106 answered:
I'd like to be able to open a law suit. I suspect my agent sabotaged my purchase offer with numerous contingencies on an As Is sale. Then he failed to follow through on my revised purchase offer.
I am trying to find proof that he did this in order to secure the property for his relative. Will be investigating further once the settlement is made tomorrow.
If I am correct, do I have any recourse?
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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Dean C. Raymond asked:
Tue Jul 4, 2017
Faith T answered:
Hi,

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Tue Jun 20, 2017
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi,
I wonder if any price change may give a beneficial refresh or renewed placement on some portals?

Kind regards,
Arpad
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Mon May 22, 2017
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Hello Nrodeback, you did not mention the number of bedrooms and if you want a condo, townhome or single family residence. The rentals may be scarce in Morgan Hill as there is only a 4bd 2.5ba single family home for $3,997 monthly rent available.

You should check with the local rental management companies to see what inventory they may have. Are there any other neighboring cities you may be interested in as well?

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimal out of pocket expenses with down payment and closing cost assistance programs.

The purchase in Morgan Hill for a single family home start from 420k for 1bd 1ba home, from 540k for 2bd 1ba home and up. The mortgage payment could be lower than the maximum rent payment you are looking to achieve with DPA and up to 550k.

You may consider down payment and closing cost assistance programs up to 600k sales price.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve any agent can email listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Broker - Sr. Loan Officer CA only
Veteran and VA/CalVet Loan Specialist
Credit Repair Advice At No Cost
ALL Loan Programs Available
24+ Years Experience
BRE# 01140252
NMLS# 297251
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Mon May 8, 2017
Debbie Hargadon answered:
I have a unit coming up in June. Not exactly June 1 but sometime during the month. It is a 2 story 2 bedroom 1.5 baths. Very nice - 100% refurbished with W/D inside unit. It is a unit in a 4 plex. Give me a call at 408-687-5081 if you have real interest. Rent is 2350 . NO PETS

i just now noticed how old this post is. Let me know if you are still looking
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Thu May 4, 2017
Phil answered:
Hi Monica,

Did you find a home to rent?

If not, just wanted to let you know that we have just today listed a four bedroom home for rent. The price is just above your price range, but I thought you might be interested. The address is 720 Corsa Place, and it's immaculate.

If you're interested, please contact me through the website.

Sincerely,


Phil.
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Tue Apr 18, 2017
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi,
I see many Homeguard reports come across my desk regularly.

Kind regards,
Arpad
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Sun Mar 26, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
If buying at forcelosure auction, then most often the buyer is responsible for all liens, back taxes etc, so a title search is a must. When buying a REO home after the bank takes it back, often it is AS IS, most banks wont allow an inspection, those that do, it cant be contingent on it. Therefore inspecting before making an offer is a must. Having an agent well experienced with bank owned can sure help solve many issues buying bank owned. ... more
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Tue Dec 20, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
You can use any type of loan that suits you most. It's your decision to select the type of loan and not your realtor. Obviously, the lender will have to determine which loan(s) you'd qualify for. In a hot sellers' market such as DFW; however, it can be tough to be selected by the seller if you are using a VA loan. What I've seen so far is that typically sellers who were in military are likely to accept a buyer with a VA loan, but again not always. ... more
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Thu Dec 15, 2016
asgj1978 answered:
As others have said, you should be working with your own 'buyers representative' agent---not even dealing with the selling agent at all(we don't even know who the selling agent was on the house we just bought)..but if the condo is listed for price A, then why you would have even made an offer over that is a bit confusing, was there supposedly already an offer in before yours? A lender is only going to approve a mortgage for the what the place is worth, and if you are offering more than the asking price, which would presumably be the top value, then you will have to make up the difference with case out of your pocket ... more
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Fri Jul 22, 2016
Tunck83 asked:
I just found out my house was under BMR restrictions because I wanted to sell my house but the title company informed my realtor that the house was under BMR. Is there any action I can take…
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Mon Jun 6, 2016
Derek Jones answered:
If he's a good agent then yes. Think of it the other way. If you were a seller and your agent was presenting you offers wouldn't you want to know everything about that said offer and the financial situation with the loan before you accept it? ... more
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Fri Aug 28, 2015
Planner answered:
I know this is an old question and asks specifically about Morgan Hill, but for the benefit of future buyers pondering similar train noise questions, I strongly suggest you talk with prospective neighbors and, if possible, spend at least one night in a hotel where you're planning to buy. We bought a house in another state in a community that had similar train issues, and though it was a lovely house and nice community, from the very first night we spent in the house the train noise was a problem. And we were up on a hill, a mile or so away from the tracks. The rumbling wasn't an issue, but the train blasts definitely were, and there were typically 2-3 a night. They did wake me up, and if I'd spent even just one full night in the area beforehand, we would never have bought there. Weather did affect the volume--some nights the blasts were incredibly loud, while other nights they seemed more muted (but definitely way too audible). Now I always check out train noise reports before seriously considering a community. ... more
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Sun Aug 23, 2015
Sam Shueh answered:
Trulia was sold to Zillow in a transaction. Personally I do not endorse these third party sites taking listings under strict rules and regulations in each mls.
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Sun Aug 23, 2015
Sam Shueh answered:
Roughly 100K assuming it is 1 story, needing electric hook ups.
Bath, kitchenette, heating extra. Can take 2-3 months to construct.

Design, permit not included.

Sam Shueh
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Thu Jul 23, 2015
answered:
Hello Elizabeth, the rentals in Morgan Hill start from $1,475 for 1bd 1ba apartment and up. You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many surrounding cities.

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

Beware of the many rental scams out there these days on all sites. The scams are on all of the rental listing sites except one that us agents/broker use such as mls, multiple listing service.

You should not give anyone any funds or personal information without confirming with a licensed agent/broker or management company to find out whom you should be dealing with and the status of any address of interest.

You will need to be pre-approved if you decide to buy and to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment you are looking to achieve you can be emailed listings to study and compare. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or as low as .5% half percent down payment program from a minimum 640 fico score up to 417k. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score or even 5% down conventional with NO Mortgage insurance (Lender paid MI) up to 417k.

It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify, go over your options and email you listings to study and compare. Here are some links to study as well as web reference links to many loan program pages offered...

Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Broker - Sr. Loan Officer CA only
Veteran & VA/CalVet Loan Specialist
REO & Short Sale Specialist
Credit Repair At No Cost
ALL Loan Programs Available
22+ Years Experience
BRE# 01140252
NMLS# 297251
760-486-4225
9am till 5pm by phone Monday thru Saturday, Sundays by appt., EMAIL ANYTIME 24/7
Under640FicoScoreLoans@gmail.com or HomeLoans4U@live.com
http://youtu.be/MrygA2_8fAY
http://www.trulia.com/profile/SherylArndt

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Thu Jul 23, 2015
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Hello mercedesitriago, the rentals in Morgan Hill start from $1,475 for 1bd 1ba apartment and up. You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities.

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

Beware of the many rental scams out there these days on all sites. The scams are on all of the rental listing sites except one that us agents/broker use such as mls, multiple listing service.

You should not give anyone any funds or personal information without confirming with a licensed agent/broker or management company to find out whom you should be dealing with and the status of any address of interest.

You will need to be pre-approved if you decide to buy and to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice. Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment you are looking to achieve you can be emailed listings to study and compare. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or as low as .5% half percent down payment program from a minimum 640 fico score up to 417k. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score or even 5% down conventional with NO Mortgage insurance (Lender paid MI) up to 417k.

It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify, go over your options and email you listings to study and compare. Here are some links to study as well as web reference links to many loan program pages offered...

Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Broker - Sr. Loan Officer CA only
Veteran & VA/CalVet Loan Specialist
REO & Short Sale Specialist
Credit Repair At No Cost
ALL Loan Programs Available
22+ Years Experience
BRE# 01140252
NMLS# 297251
760-486-4225
9am till 5pm by phone Monday thru Saturday, Sundays by appt., EMAIL ANYTIME 24/7
Under640FicoScoreLoans@gmail.com or HomeLoans4U@live.com
http://youtu.be/MrygA2_8fAY
http://www.trulia.com/profile/SherylArndt

If my response was helpful, consider clicking Thank, Link or Best Answer.
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