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Tue Sep 12, 2017
Trulia answered:
More Detail From Asker: - To be clear , we gave notice to end our tenancy at our current home and our landlord will not allow us to delay our move. We have hired movers, and transferred utilities, all based on the commitment we'd be closed by now.

Our agent says we have no choice but to either cooperate with the seller or back out of the transaction (which is not acceptable either, as we will still be homeless.)

Sorry, the question only allows 1000 characters and it was difficult to express with that limit.
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Thu Jun 1, 2017
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Mon Mar 3, 2014
This is a site of real estate agents and a few others. You would need to talk to a tax expert, maybe a CPA. Email me if you have any further questions.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Robert Spinosa answered:

It's possible that your solution above will work. To be sure, check with your loan agent and have him/her review all applicable guidelines for "paying off debt to qualify." Most lenders will need to document the terms of the new loan, and others may require more or less than this --- it depends both on the program and the institution.

If you inquired about the personal loan itself, be advised that the credit inquiry your bank ran will show on your prior-to-funding credit check. So it's not possible to "slip this past" the vast majority of lenders and I would not suggest that you attempt that. Be above board, get the answers you need and in all likelihood you will be OK.

Let me know if I can help.

Rob Spinosa
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Wed Oct 16, 2013
Marge Bennett answered:
I agree with Don. You really need to talk this over with a real estate attorney or estate planner.
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
Escrow and title fees are set and cannot be discounted.
However, the 'garbage' fees such as doc prep, loan tie in, edoc, courier, etc are definitely not controlled and can be discounted.
The above doc prep fee is high (should be included in the escrow fee) and the edoc fee should be included in the escrow fee.
The loan tie in fee on the above is out of control!! Too high!
Messenger fee: in order to charge this amount, there must be an invoice to charge it.
Wire fee is typical.

In short doc prep, loan tie and edoc seem high.
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Tue Dec 18, 2012
Daniel Villegas answered:
Let me know what you would like to do...I have sold a condo in your area recently...and am currently looking for a seller and buyer. c 800-981-7638
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Sun Aug 12, 2012
webinfo49 asked:
It's all one development. There is no sign on the property indicating management.
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Sat May 12, 2012
Jairo Arreola answered:
Talk to agents. Most work with lenders who they have conducted previous transactions. They will refer you the ones that will get the job done in a quick and efficient manner. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. I work for a mortgage broker and can guide you to those we use.
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Mon May 7, 2012
John Arendsen answered:
Personally, I would rather work with a broker any day as opposed to a bank. Unless it's a small community bank, which generally don't do conventional mortgages anyway, but do give up close and personal hands on service, I'd tend to stick with a Mortgage broker.

Most big banks don't have a clue about how to deal with people because their employees are just a bunch of robots trained to provide very scant service at best. It's not really their fault it's just the training or lack thereof that's provided to them by these "To Big To Fail" Institutions that are scared to death to let go of any of the bail out billions their sitting on.

Whew! Boy do I ever feel better now that I got that one off my chest. LOL!!
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Mon May 7, 2012
Jhon Cordova answered:
Hi Terry,

I will be happy to help you. I work the SFV and know where you can find properties for that price. If you got approved last year, I will recommend you to get approved again. I work with direct lenders that can give you very competitive rates.

here is my contact information.

Jhon Cordova Realtor®, Acredited REO Agent™
CA DRE Lic #: 01817265
Tel: (818) 968-1691| Fax: (818) 923-5201
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Fri Nov 19, 2010
Brian Fisk answered:
The association is called; "6400 Burnet Villas HOA". I'm having trouble finding contact information but they can be tracked down. My wife and I conduct "Help for Homeowner's Seminars", for homeowners looking for solutions for their mortgage, including loan modification, etc... Please let me know if we can be of assistance! ... more
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Fri Jul 30, 2010
Sylvia Barry, MAS,CIPS,SRES answered:
Most short sale lenders would want to reapprove the short sale if it is already approved. If it is not, then you should submit it now but stress it's is not a new purcahse offer (so they don't start all over again) but it's an additional buyer.

Part of the reaons why the short sale lenders want to know every buyer is to make sure the short sale is arm-length; preventing fraud.

Sylvia Barry
Marin County Realtor, Short Sale Specialist
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Fri Mar 26, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
If you don't need a loan for the rehab, then just use a conventional loan and fund the rehab yourself.

It also possible that Los Angeles has some programs that are applicable. Many cities and counties have such programs to encourage renovation.

Hope that helps.
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Sat Feb 27, 2010
Merlin Barrientos answered:
Dear Home Buyer,

I can provide you with that information. Which address are you referring to? Which community?

If you are not working with any Realtor, feel free to call me or email me.

Thank-you & good luck!

Merlin Barrientos
Realtor Associate
Keller Williams Realty
Northridge , CA 91324
cell 661 713-8780
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Sat Oct 10, 2009
Jesse Sierra answered:
Hi Alma,
Have you received any letters from your lender?
Call your lender and see if they set a date for the trustee sale.
Or email me your home address and I can check and see if there is a trustee sale date.

Best wishes,

Jes Sierra, B.Sc.
Hablo tu idioma.
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