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Home Buying in Thousand Oaks : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Dec 22, 2016
Rich Reed answered:
Hi Jessica, you should consult with a real estate attorney, or maybe a family law attorney, before you decide.
It seems to me that if you're on title you are a co-owner and should be on the purchase agreement. If you're on the purchase agreement your half of the down payment would not need to be a gift. Loans are sometimes made in the name of only one of the owners, but you are correct in being concerned about who is on title. California, being a community property state, has some protections, but if you don't carefully read and understand everything you are signing you may not be protected. Hope this helps!
I am a real estate broker qualified to advise you on California real estate matters, not the law. If you desire legal advice, consult with an attorney.
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Fri Sep 30, 2016
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Fri Aug 21, 2015
Ebonimall answered:
A lis pendens is permitted in some types of lawsuits and actually required in other types of actions. It is required in lawsuits for Partition, Eminent Domain, Quiet Title, Claims to Escheted Property, Forefeiture Proceedings, and Actions to Declare a Building Uninhabitable. Contact an experienced attorney to handle this for you. http://ForeclosureIQ.com ... more
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Fri Aug 21, 2015
Ebonimall answered:
A lis pendens is permitted in some types of lawsuits and actually required in other types of actions. It is required in lawsuits for Partition, Eminent Domain, Quiet Title, Claims to Escheted Property, Forefeiture Proceedings, and Actions to Declare a Building Uninhabitable.
http://ForeclosureIQ.com
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Mon Aug 10, 2015
Michelle Hofmann answered:
I am writing about this topic, housing for buyers with disabilities (a new disability -- someone who has to move to a one-story home from a two-story home, for example, or a worsening disability related to an injury or illness and the RE agent who helped them). Would you be willing to share your experience with me. Michelle @realestatewritr Hofmann. 818-231-3765 ... more
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Tue Jul 7, 2015
Anne Porter answered:
Last night, I woke up to a very strange loud sound in my condo complex. My little dogs went crazy. At first I thought something was stuck in the garbage bins. It sounded like a high pitched squeeeeeel, over and over. It was not a cat. Not a cyote. I ran down to the parking lot to see if I could help free it, somehow. The sound stopped as I got outside. As I walked towards the end of the path between the condos, facing east towards the retaining wall and some very tall trees, I saw the shadow of two critters. They were about two or three times the size of a cat walking all all fours with pointy ears, long snout and a long balancing tail, slightly but not too much bushy. One went up a tall tree. The other continued to explore past me between the wall and trees then came back and went up after it's partner. I heard what sounded like a hiss and a soft mewing sound. The large tree brach bent down under the weight. They seemed to be watching me. I thought I might be scaring them and decided to go back inside. My complex has only one entrance. There is a large cinder block retaining wall that keeps critters out but not humans. These could climb, so they could climb the wall. My first thought was racoons, maybe a fisher (like a weasel) only with big pointy ears and long skinny leggs. We don't have a very impressive wild life listing, but this is something I've never seen or heard before in the twenty years I've lived here (off TO near Erbes). Just thought I'd mention the sighting. ... more
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Mon Mar 23, 2015
Kedesh Ortiz answered:
I highly advise that you contact a Local Septic company and request a free estimate for a Septic to Sewer conversion. If you were he in Orlando we would have sent someone out to help you.

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Sat Jan 17, 2015
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
This is a classic scam. Trulia is aware and has built in a function for reporting suspected fraud. If you will go into the rental listing and scroll down to the MORE drop down menu that is just below the photo in blue. Click on FLAG you will get a dialogue box called listing error. Click on the down arrow called ERROR TYPE and choose suspected fraud. In the dialogue box, tell Trulia why you suspect this is a scam. The listing will be pulled down and if it is confirmed to be fraud it will NOT be put back up. And thank you in advance for making the world a better safer place. ... more
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Tue Dec 23, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
Delays in construction are rather common. If you fail to sign the addendum, the deal is off. As far as negotiating further, you can only try. This is a great example of where a buyer's agent may have been able to help you. Working directly with builders can have its downside.

I wish you luck and hope you gt what you want.
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Mon Nov 3, 2014
Eugene Dean answered:
I would recommend taking these repairs one at a time. The total price may be overwhelming, but individual increments are more manageable. You should prioritize the projects by how badly they are needed. I would suggest starting with your internal doors.

http://www.harvestdoors.com
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Sun Aug 17, 2014
Jacqui Rum answered:
It's FREEEEEEEE to work with a Realtor if you are looking to buy (or even rent)!
Seriously, totally free.
How?
Because when a Realtor works with buyers, they get paid by the seller. That's why you should always always always work with a Realtor if you are looking to buy!

If you are a seller, that is negotiable. But keep in mind that whatever you agree upon, 50% of that goes to the buyer's agent. So if you agree on a very low commission and have to split it, the buyer's agent may be less incline to show your property if they see that they will only be getting a very small commission. It's mean, but it most likely happens.
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Mon Jun 23, 2014
Edwin Escamilla answered:
Hello Niali,

Our Conejo Valley is one of the most desired community, we have a great range of Professionals that call Thousand Oaks their home. We have some great schools, that offer a lot of great academic & sport opportunity for your kids.
I'll be happy to assist you on any information you may like. I am here a your service.

Sincerely,
Edwin E.
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices
E-Mail: EdwinE@bhhscalhomes.com
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Tue May 6, 2014
Alexander Greer answered:
No. It can only affect any changes to title like a refinance or a sale. Just send me an email if you have any further questions.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079

http://www.TheMortgageOutlet.com
408-352-5147
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Kirk Thompson answered:
USDA is mainly for low income borrowers in designated rural areas.
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Sat Feb 1, 2014
Eve Rose answered:
It's a very nice bedroom community with many newer built homes.
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Sat Dec 28, 2013
Ali Qureshi answered:
You may want to talk to reputable mortgage brokers to structure your transaction. As a first time home buyer there are many programs that are available to you.
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
Alexander Greer answered:
NO. Rent to own never benefits you. If you can afford to rent you can afford to purchase.

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
NMLS #1056079
http://www.TheMortgageOutlet.com

408-352-5147
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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Jennifer Ricco answered:
Hi Debbie, I hope your home search is going well. I know you're looking for a 3 bedroom, I wanted to share our listing at 892 Calle Fresno. The home is a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom one story move in ready Thousand. This property is currently listed for $610,000, no HOA.

I have included the MLS link below for you to look at this listing, here's the virtual tour link: http://www.tourfactory.com/1049525

Let me know if you would like to arrange a private showing.

Jennifer Ricco
661.803.2093
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
Joan Roberts answered:
This is a very serious matter and I would not mess around with trying to figure it out yourself. Take the good advice given and hire an attorney to get you though it without mistakes.
Best wishes to you. . .
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Sat May 4, 2013
Blanca Dover answered:
Hi Deb,

It would really depend on the time your leave; the earlier you go the less traffic you should see. Give yourself room for any incidents that may come up but it should take you about 1.5 to 2 hours.

Blanca Dover, REALTOR
Century21 Hometown Realty

Cell: 805-427-5646


Website: www.blancadover.com
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