quoted from Wikipedia "The racial makeup of Marin City was 1,037 (38.9%) White, 1,017 (38.1%) African American, 15 (0.6%) Native American, 287 (10.8%) Asian, 21 (0.8%)". It is a diverse place that liberals will very much appreciate.... more
The seller will want to know that the buyer can get a mortgage therefore a pre-approval letter is something that has to be presented. In the case of a cash purchase a proof of fund. letter.
The contingencies will be looked at, are they reasonable or petty?
What is the time frame to get to closing?... more
Since you are just starting your search you may not be working with a RealtorÂ® at this time. If this is the case, I believe you will find the post below quite informative:
MLS Data Accuracy â€“ Where to search if youâ€™re â€œwithout RealtorÂ®â€
If you have not done so already, you should ABSOLUTELY obtain a Pre-Approval first. Please be aware there is a â€œnight & dayâ€ difference between a Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval. Unfortunately, many people in the industry use both terms to mean the same thing (especially Retail banks like Wells, BofA, and Chase). They are not the same! Even if the top of the page says â€œPre-Approvalâ€ it may not be. For quick run-down on how these differ please see: http://www.Steven-Anthony.com/GettingStarted Not having a True Pre-Approval will put you at a competitive disadvantage as far as any future offer.