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Caroline Har…, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Tue Jan 10, 2017
Caroline Harabedian answered:
Well, it really matters what part of LA you are looking at. In the valley, in Granada Hills (what I like to call the Beverly Hills of the Valley), you can find a nice 5 bedroom house, large with a pool for around $500k. Average price of homes in the valley are well below $400k total. Most of these homes are built in the 80s and 90s, but some of the higher end homes are built after the 94 earthquake so you have more modern choices. Most people buying above $700k are putting large amounts in down payment, that's why they can afford home loans.

If you want to speak with a qualified loan officer about your loan needs, I can recommend Bridgette at WestCom Lending (818) 335-0283 /

All in all, location is key in finding a home that is for you. Maybe try searching a slight further commute to work to have the luxury home you want. Any questions, feel free to contact me.

Caroline Harabedian
RE-Search Concept
8700 Reseda Blvd., Suite 213-B
Northridge, California 91324
(818) 967-9626 mobile
(818) 979-0226 fax
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Stephen McRo…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Wed Jan 2, 2013
Stephen McRory answered:
Yes, you should be able to obtain a loan,

See these loan programs at and contact me

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Terri Vellios, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Mon Dec 31, 2012
Terri Vellios answered:
You should have a copy of your appraisal and that would give you a rough floor plan. If it is a brand new community you could get that from the sales staff.

If you are looking for more details on the building specifics you can check with the county records to see if a plan was submitted for permitting.

What is the reason you want a copy of the floor plan?
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Brad Davidson, Real Estate Pro in Placentia, CA
Sat Aug 17, 2013
Brad Davidson answered:
Hi Tony,

Any home that is priced well sells for the asking price and sometimes more. It's a very competitive market right now. If there are not multiple offers and the house has been on the market for a couple of weeks there will be some room for negotiation. It all depends on the seller's situation.

My business model can save you some money on any house you buy. I share my commission with my clients and could probably save you $5,000 to $6,000 on this house on top of anything we can negotiate with the seller.

Take a look at my website at and give me a call. I sell dozens of homes each year would be happy to talk to you about how I can help.

Happy Holidays.

Brad Davidson
Broker - 01416432
We Help-U-Buy Realty
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Mitchell Pea…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sat Dec 15, 2012
Mitchell Pearce answered:

In this lending climate, it is never good to remove the loan contingency till the deal closes. Don't take a lock for less than the time necessary to close the deal. You cannot predict when things will settle down in Europe, if a miracle happens in Congress and they get their fiscal act together (Yes that is a long shot, but if it happens rates stay low, and if it does not rates will go up dramatically at some point. You don't want to be unlocked at that point.)

When rates move against you, they move a quarter pint in a day. I've seen them move half a percentage in less than three days. Do you really want to be playing in that game?

Mitchell Pearce
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allen sovey, Real Estate Pro in Napa, CA
Sat Dec 8, 2012
allen sovey answered:
I have a Napa lender who is excellant and many years of of lending. Provident Bank : Kelly Hagler 707-321-4535. She should be able to help you. Regards Al 707-337-0896
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Tom McCollis…, Real Estate Pro in Indianapolis, IN
Tue Jul 16, 2013
Tom McCollister answered:
I have some contacts that may be able to help. Is your main goal to get a loan to consolidate some of the debt or working towards getting a loan approval for a home purchase? Send me an email and we can discuss more details.

Tom McCollister
Keller Williams Realty
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Anna Maria D…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mon Dec 24, 2012
Anna Maria Durr answered:
Hi, I'll be happy to help you. We are mortgage brokers but don't charge broker fees. We work with many lenders and offer a wide array of loan programs. You can reach me at

Anna Maria Durr, NMLS 266699, TREC 596662, Codemark Financial
2626 Richmond Ave., Houston, Texas 77098, 281-592-0667
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Moses Schwar…, Real Estate Pro in Coconut Grove, FL
Fri Jun 12, 2015
Moses Schwartz answered:
There are lenders that will lend you 50-60% without a problem as a second home or investment property. Feel free to call me and I can point you in the right direction. I have been in the mortgage business for the last 10years and can get you access to very competitive lenders. feel free to call me at 305-987-9179 or email me at


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Amy Mullen, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Tue Nov 27, 2012
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Suzanna Wood…, Real Estate Pro in Springfield, VA
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Suzanna Woodhead answered:
Yes commissions can be negotiated with the broker. You are wise to offer a higher commission.
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Edith Karoli…, Real Estate Pro in Winnetka, IL
Thu Nov 8, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
I do not think that anywhere in the market we will hit a solid Sellers market, which means way more buyers on the market looking for properties than there are available properties, and there are always more than one buyer interested in a property.... In most areas no matter what the market we are
still in a buyers market, although may be not enough inventory, but also not enough spread out in
size and price range buyers...

Prices may go up a little and we may have more interest and some of the really well priced properties
or low priced properties will get a lot of interest, but the entire market turning into a Sellers market
I cannot see it at this time. But may be agents from Ocean City will have a much better and more area specific insight.

Sincerely yours,
Edith YourRealtor4Life & Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert

Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients, Buyers, Sellers and Investors alike....
And always with a SMILE
Covering for @Properties the city of Chicago, all N and NW suburbs, the fine homes on the
North Shore, and many of the W and SW suburbs, and with her trusted Partner Agents all of
the US and worldwide properties. Edith speaks French, German, some Spanish and other.....
@Properties, 30 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, Illinois 60093 ---- or Check out my website at htttp://
get to know me better and learn about my experience, expertise, services available and letters of recommendation of former clients..... Also you can sign up on my site to search for properties in my expanded service area. HAVE THE MOST WONDERFUL DAY :)
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Irina Karan, Real Estate Pro in Aventura, FL
Tue Nov 13, 2012
Irina Karan answered:
Before becoming a realtor, once upon a time I was a 1st time home buyer.

I remember coming inside our 1st house and thinking: "The ceiling is too low".
But, the price was right, location was great, so I let my husband talk me into buying
that home. He loved it, but I was not in love. It was a purely rational decision for me.

Well, every day after the closing, I'd wake up and look at the ceiling that was hovering above me,
and think the same thing: "It's too low!"

So, we sold that house 2 years after, and got the one with higher ceilings, lighter, brighter and overall better. Both of us loved that 2nd home.

What I have learned from this experience: If you don't like something about the house that can't be changed later on - don't buy it, and make sure that all purchasers are genuinely happy with the property.

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Al Geffon, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Thu Nov 15, 2012
Al Geffon answered:
AJ ...

Price is affected primarily by condition and location. If the home is in great shape (especially if it's been updated) and in a desirable area, resale won't be affected a bit. I live in a subdivision of homes built in the '60s ... and even I'm surprised at the prices they command. If I can provide any additional information, drop me an e-mail.

Regards ...

Al Geffon
(713) 213-6350
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Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mon Nov 26, 2012
Luke Constantino answered:
Hello Guillosson,

I have been a Realtor in Brooklyn for over 15 years. Give me a call... Maybe I can help you.
(212) 300-3919

Enjoy your day.

Luke Constantino
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate
M: (212) 300-3919
D: (718) 935-6135
F: (917) 369-2690
325 Court Street, Brooklyn NY 11231
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Jolie Muss,  in Upper West Side, New...
Sun Nov 11, 2012
Jolie Muss answered:
Being as i was born here and lived most of my life here (though i also lived in Europe as a child) this question is a bit different for me but if I’d never lived here..
1. There are more desirable straight women than desirable straight men.
2. There aren’t many late night or 24 hr laundromats unless located in your building.
3. You don’t need a car unless you live outside Manhattan (or have a band).
4.You need a good vacuum with a hepa filter + disposable bags as one needs to clean more frequently.
5. Large furniture is to be avoided as it can be hard to get into your apartment.
6. Most rental apartments are unfurnished and most leases are for a year or more.
7.You need to have many good shoes as you will be walking more than about anywhere else.
8.You have to pick up the poop when you walk your dog.
9. Make sure you know who it is before you open the door.
10.Many people expect tips Ie: delivery people, cabdrivers, waiters, hairdressers & at the holidays- building staff & many others: dog walkers, domestic help,mail-persons etc..

Jolie Muss
Licensed Real Estate Broker & Brokerage
"The Upper West Side's Buyer Broker"
331 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023
Office: 212 721-3301 Email:
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Nick Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Thu Oct 18, 2012
Nick Gandhi answered:
Hi Helen

For a no obligation consulting, please call 203-280-3838. I would be happy to walk you through the process and work on the structure that would work for everyone.

Thank You

Nick Gandhi
Equity Capital Real Estate
(203) 280 3838
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Nick Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Fri Oct 31, 2014
Nick Gandhi answered:
Hi Helen

For a no obligation consulting, please call 203-280-3838. I would be happy to walk you through the process and work on the structure that would work for everyone.

Thank You

Nick Gandhi
Equity Capital Real Estate
(203) 280 3838
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John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Sat Dec 1, 2012
John Juarez answered:
This house is listed for sale and is not a rental. The rental ad is a scam.
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Maria Barr, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga Springs, NY
Fri Sep 5, 2014
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