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Tue Oct 17, 2017
Kim246734 answered:
When I got home from work today Cena auction sign on my door for November the 15th 2017 what do I do
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Thu Jul 13, 2017
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Wed Mar 1, 2017
Terry Bell answered:
Well, of course, the obvious answer to you is that it's against the law to discriminate. But I hope you are looking in Sonoma County, as we pride ourselves on diversity and I personally feel that our new global perspective due to the internet and being near Silicon Valley makes Northern California a welcome spot for all! ... more
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Thu Feb 23, 2017
Terry Bell answered:
Being disabled does not void age restrictions in 55+ communities, however, if you have an older family member, there are communities, particularly manufactured home communities that will allow a person under 55 to be a caretaker for an older resident. ... more
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Wed Dec 28, 2016
Maricris A answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.


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Mon Oct 3, 2016
Maricris A answered:

If you would like to post a rental on Trulia, you will be redirected to use our partner site, Zillow Rental Manager, to list your rental on Zillow, Trulia and other top sites. Please follow this link for instructions on how to post a rental listing:

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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Susan Layser asked:
I have inherited money but it is in several different IRAs and other accounts. I cannot cash it out without a large tax penalty, but the funds are more than enough for a good home if I take…
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Sun Jul 10, 2016
Alan May answered:
I use Firefox all the time, and am not having freezing issues. It might be something at your end of the connection.
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Tue Mar 8, 2016
Hi! My boyfriend, my self, our seven year old son, and our French Bulldog are looking for a house close to down town Santa Rosa that has at least 2 bedroom, washer and dry hookups, and…
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Wed Jul 1, 2015
Hello Jessica, yes you may now qualify ONE DAY after a short sale, foreclosure or deed in lieu with 20% down and minimum 620 fico score. You may qualify for FHA financing now as you only need 3 years after a short sale, foreclosure or deed in lieu with a minimum 500-579 fico score with 10% down, minimum 580 fico score may qualify for 3.5% down or even as low as .5% half percent down payment program.

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 you can be emailed listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

You will need to be pre-approved 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.

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

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Mon Dec 16, 2013
carolacollier answered:
Buy my beautiful home in Sonoma instead. 4bdrm. 3 ba. 3 car garage, nice street. nice neighbors. $835K. Carol: 707-996-1047
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
Try contacting the bank or Trustee and ask them that question. The sooner the better before they list the property with an agent.
Good luck,
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Thu Aug 15, 2013
I was just looking through old post and I noticed yours. If you were not able to refinance at the time of the post, I can certainly help you out now. You can call me at 408-352-5147 or email me at You can check us out at I will look at your situation and present you with some options.

Alex Greer
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Mon Mar 18, 2013
Mike Kelly Allison Norman answered:
Courtney, Did you ALSO make a bid? Did your Realtor ask to be put in "back-up" position? The reason I say this is that "Short-Sales" in Sonoma County STILL take an average of 5 months to close and many a buyer gets wooed away by either a quicker close "Equity Seller" or an REO. We have one short sale at the 5 month mark but due to our super heated marketplace, they can't TOUCH the deal of our Short-Sale due to inflating home prices.
So give that a shot. We've seen WAY too many deals fall out due to Buyers moving on.

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Sat Mar 16, 2013
Joyce Conner answered:
i put a contract on this property in june of 2012, have not got it yet and its a short sale ,how long do you think i should wait on this property.
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Thu Dec 6, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Then I would say don't worry about it. You have nothing to lose since you don't have one.
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Wed Nov 28, 2012
Many of the posters clearly did not read the post. The house is not underwater--there is no short sale needed here. Are you planning on renting your current primary residence and moving into the new place, or selling your existing property? This is a very doable scenario either way, If you list your existing property for sale, I can remove it from your debt to income calculaiton and qualify you for the new house. There are other options. Give me a call and we can discuss.

Scott Lawson
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Sat Nov 17, 2012
Steven Ornellas answered:
Hi vickiobanion,

Whether you are personally facing foreclosure, or a friend is, you need accurate and complete information and a central location to return with any follow-on questions.

The following highly informative website defines and details the Non-Judicial Foreclosure Process step-by-step which you can find here:

Best Regards, -Steve
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Steven Ornellas answered:

As a Renter you should be aware of the following informational sources/links:

CA's "Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act" - need to know info!

The "ends and outs" of renting from the Landlord and Renter positions. AND

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Tue Dec 6, 2011
Alias8 answered:
Rob Hinds, youve got to be kidding me!!! You got scammed, by Nigerians of all things. Damn youre an idiot. Anyway, Curt And Chris of Green Credit are in jail as of today. ... more
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