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Thu Feb 2, 2017
Cash For your Home answered:
It depends on who is involved and what your agreement is. I buy houses cash from the seller and I pay the closing costs. And that is the way it usually goes.
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Sun Dec 27, 2015
Tina Fellows answered:
Hi Perrick86,

Congratulations on your decision to purchase a home. I would recommend talking to a mortgage broker who will match you with a lender, and then a realtor who is licensed in Washington as the first steps to take. You would need a licensed realtor in Washington to help you purchase the home in Washington and a licensed realtor in California to help sell you home in California if you are thinking of selling it. Feel free to let me know if I can be of any assistance.

Best wishes!


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Sat Dec 26, 2015
Perrick86 answered:
I have lived in Winston Manor area which is a skip from Buri area and Westborough. Honestly, if your family is small and not looking for oversized, then Buri Buri would be good. The elementary and middle schools are walking distance pretty much and one of the high schools is also close so if thats a factor for you its another positive. It is very quiet at night, stores are close, police and fire is right there also. Westborough is ok, but, I wouldnt tell somebody to buy a home there. Its dirty, and used by many residence as there personal dumps. Many gang members and thugish punks are taking it over, whoever developed the area was an idiot and EVERYTHING from Westborough Blvd going north is jammed packed with the houses so close together, no privacy. The worst thing is many of hoses closer to Skyline Blvd are destroyed from mold due to constant fog and wet weather. Stick with Buri area honestly, a life long resident in Winston Manor area who is not looking for the commission, hoping it helped ... more
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Sun Oct 18, 2015
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should contact a local title company or real estate closing attorney who can quote you how much to close.
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
Winnie Tam answered:
Hi Tim

Safe and convenient, in a newer community with new homes. I would do a drive by to check it out at night and in the morning so you can get a better feel of who and what is around. I believe this one is no longer available for rent. ... more
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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
You've mentioned the loan contingency question to you is "have you removed ALL the contingencies." If not, you should be able to cancel and get your deposit back.

Do you have a buyer's agent? If so, your agent should be able to help you. If not, get yourself a buyer's agent if you cancel this deal and move on!!!

Best of luck.
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Fri Sep 12, 2014
Joanne answered:
Thank you all for answering my question, unfortunately He is a real estate broker and she is his wife. I had decided to do my own research in looking up real estate law and their actions are all under the Professional code of ethics and standard practices and has violated each and every one of them. I just met his wife at an open house and decided to hire them since they are the agent for the seller. (sigh :( i dont understand why they still have their license to operate a business such as this. This type of license is a privilege to have and for these people to take advantage of this because they can is very sad. I feel really bad for those people who fall under their trap. anyways yes we are filing a complaint with SAMCAR for this type of violation. I spoke to the bureau of real estate and sounded to me like it will just be a slap on the wrist for these guys. This shocks me really. In any case as long as we know that we did our part filing our complaints at least we know it is on record so in case the next one decides to do the same they already have a record and hopefully these two will have their license revoked and not practice anymore. (Stealing from their own profession fellow realtors, loan agents and brokers is immoral, unethical and total disrespect in my eyes) thank you again for your advise. we decided to hold off on buying a house for now :( ... more
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Fri Aug 1, 2014
Ronny Budiutama asked:
For commercial real estate purchase in South San Francisco. As part of the governmental approval contingencies, do we complete the business license site clearance process up to Planning…
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Tue May 27, 2014
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
I would talk with a licensed realtor that knows the area you are looking in. If there is a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices office near where you want to be, I would start there. The right agent can always find you what you need, it's just a matter of whether or not they are willing to put in the time.

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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Mon Apr 28, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
Hi there,

It might be helpful for us if you shared what price range was 'affordable' for you!
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Shamar Mitchell asked:
Looking for a 3 bedroom apartment or large 2 bedroom with den. 2000 or less
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Tue Mar 18, 2014
Alexander Greer answered:
It is the hottest spring market since the meltdown that is why. Just send me an email if you have any further questions.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Michael Kaprielian answered:
Hi Eva,

Comps are important, no question there. Just as important is the market itself and what direction it's heading.

Last year I represented a Seller on a 3 bedroom, 2 bath property in SSF and the property sold for $585,000, If we priced it today I imagine I would have to recommend that it be priced at $629,500 which tells me that the market from last year to this year has gone up 8.25%.

Lastly, counsel your Buyers to write 2 or 3 different offers. With good communication between you, your buyers and the listing agent will help you determine which would be the best offer to present when that time comes.

Good Luck & Congrats to your Buyers!
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Fri Dec 20, 2013
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
Alexander Greer answered:
It has been sold.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079

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Wed Oct 23, 2013
Chris Fisher answered:
Another site that you might find helpful is:

Good Luck!!!
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