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In My Neighborhood in Stanislaus County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 3, 2014
Mary Prieto & Lydia Linares answered:
You will find that Sperry Avenue offers a variety of stores to choose from. There is a large Wal-Mart, SaveMart, Walgreens, Dollar Tree Store, etc and several restaurants including McDonalds, Panda Express, Taco Bell and Subway. Keep in mind it is a smaller city so if you want large shopping centers, you might want to consider going to Modesto. There you will find the Vintage Faire Mall plus countless other shopping centers to fit your needs. If you want to experience some local eateries, you can go to the downtown area of Patterson located off of El Circulo Avenue. ... more
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Tue May 21, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
As real estate professionals we are careful that we aren't accused of "Steering". When it comes to clients who have concerns about any area we always suggest that they check with the local police department. I have a link on my website that helps my clients in considering areas in regard to crimes and types of crimes. You can visit my site at www.mcgrathaguirre.com ... more
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Wed May 15, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
At the forefront of many of us, safety is an issue. Each area is different. I use a link on my site that helps my visitors look at police activity in various areas. Here is the link: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Modesto-California/community-info/. It also breaks down the types of crime. ... more
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Wed May 15, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
At the forefront of many of us, safety is an issue. Each area is different. I use a link on my site that helps my visitors look at police activity in various areas. Here is the link: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Modesto-California/community-info/. It also breaks down the types of crime. ... more
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Wed May 15, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
For those who are checking whether any area is safe at night there are several sights that report police interaction. I have a tab on my site that provides info: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Modesto-California/community-info/ ... more
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Sat Dec 15, 2012
jamesskky answered:
$115 a year and has been that way for the past 4 years
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Mon Nov 5, 2012
Annette Lawrence answered:
The cash price is EXACTLY the same as the financed price. To the seller, it will ALL be cash at the closing table.

A cash offer allows you to changes the terms and conditions of your offer such as:
Quick close
No appraisal
No pre-conditions
No inspection contingency
These options can have a material value to the seller, depending on their situation. Since the 'real' seller in a short sale is the bank/investor, your offer can be presented in economic terms that will have persuasion..

If you don't want the house, go ahead and place a CASH offer that is 60% of fair market value...CASH! Then you will realize what I'm talking about. Statistically,in Florida, short sales are sold at 15% less than traditional sales....after waiting 6 to 48 months to close....and only 30% actually close as a short sale. (and they are over 80% cash purchases.)


Best of Success to you,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group, Palm Harbor
727.420.4041
http://RealEstataeMadeEZ.us
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there- do you have a listing to share with us?

Looking forward to helping you!

Ali, Community Manager
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Fri Jul 13, 2012
Rick M Goss answered:
I have several Hud ? Gov/ Homes in this area. You can buy any Hud/Gov Home. Must live there for 2 Years. Then you can do what ever you want. Let me know if you want me to send you House's in this area at that Price? rickmgoss@me.com Rick Goss DRE # 01863851 Real Estate eBrokers Inc. (209) 202-7445 I'm out of Turlock. ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Andy Del Real answered:
Hello

The link below has Detailed information about crimes in all Areas of Modesto. Simply type in the address to the house you are interested in and all crime reported with Modesto Police Department within the last week will appear. I also have the link on my website (www.AndyDelReal.com)

here you go

http://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/modesto

Dont hesitate to call and/or email me if you have any questions

Good luck

Indalecio "Andy" Del Real
Realtor / CDPE
PowerHouse Realty
(209) 204-3963 - Cell
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Mon Feb 6, 2012
Chuck Bukhari answered:
In addition to what Rocky provided, Via Terreno is located in a small gated community east of Modesto that is adjacent to a railroad track that services a near by Amtrak station.
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Sat Feb 4, 2012
Rocky G.H. Hawrysz answered:
The best thing to do is to contact the local police department with the address of a home you're interested in to check on the criminal activity. You could also check Megan's Law website.

I hope this helps,

Rocky

Rocky G.H. Hawrysz
Rocky@Prucalifornia.com
www.TeamHawrysz.com
Prudential California Realty
(209) 444-6610 - Office
(209) 915-6209 - Mobile
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Thu Feb 24, 2011
Mmckinsey answered:
I am a licensed painting contractor in Modesto. My customers ask me to match colors of homes they have seen all the time! I have done this for about 25 years now! I would be happy to match the color for you. All you need to do is provide me with the address. I see your question was asked in August 2009 so it's probably irrelevant now, but I'm happy to help.

www.mckinseypainting.com
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Mon Dec 7, 2009
M. Isabel Posada answered:
Coming from the Bay Area, it could be a bit of a culture shock. and it does take some getting used to. Once you're familiar with what Modesto has to offer like our new Gallo Center Theater. Great Resturants Donwtown, If you have any children attending school, there are some wonderful schools with great programs, also nice private schools if thats your prefrence. The most important thing is to visit for a day. Work with a seasoned agent that is not going to push you into what they like, be prepared to have them customize your search. ie neighbordhood, school district, location, and price for what you're looking to spend.
Good luck
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Mon Oct 12, 2009
Curt Green answered:
Roselia, this property is still active as of 10/12...if you have interest, have your agent contact the listing agent. If you don't have an agent and would like me to research it for you, call me at 209-505-8679, or email me at curt@curtgreengroup.com if that's easier for you. Best of luck.. ... more
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Mon Oct 12, 2009
Curt Green answered:
What defines a safe neighborhood is subjective, as everyone's standards are different. I would recommend you obtain local police activity reports, and talk to the neighbors in the area you look to buy in. I always suggest to my clients to visit the neighborhood at different times of the day, different days of the week, and just sit in your car for a few minutes and observe...or even try to talk to some of the neighbors you might find outside or taking a walk...they're always your best source of information. ... more
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Mon Oct 12, 2009
Curt Green answered:
Martha, Fairmont Pointe, the development including Vancouver, appears to have been built by William Lyons Homes...hope this helps.
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Mon Aug 31, 2009
Eva Bradley answered:
Hello there,

Riverbank has many nice areas. The best thing to do is to visit my website at www.evabradley.com and search for homes your self. After you found a few homes that fits your needs, just call or send me a short note and we can go for viewing those homes inside. You can sign up for an instant notification on my website as well, that will send you an email everytime something in your range becomes available. Good luck in you search for the perfect home.

Eva Bradley
209-914-0683
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