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Wed Nov 7, 2012
Katie Halle Lambert answered:
Mon Oct 15, 2012
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
I am forwarding your request to my company, the Bridge Realty. I have excellent Spanish speaking collleagues who specialize in your area. Liz 612-986-4105
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Fri Oct 12, 2012
Mikki Ramey answered:
The commission is always paid by the seller. The seller signs a contract with a realtor and the commission is agreed upon prior to listing the land on the MLS. Do you have a question about a specific piece of land? ... more
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
David Ray answered:
The current days on market for the last 6 months for homes in that price range is 79 and if you go back just the last 3 months it is 69. Our market has drastically changed from what it was a year ago when it was close to 100 days. Most listings if properly marketed should see something around 6 weeks or less. ... more
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Wed Apr 30, 2014
Tina Lam answered:
Unless you qualify for a VA loan, you would need to get at least 3.5% down on the $350K house or $12,250 to even be considered for an FHA loan, which has the lowest downpayment requirement. Even then, you should budget to have at least $17-18K to cover closing costs, pre-paid property taxes, pre-paid HOA, and moving expenses. Ideally, you should have $30-40K available and use about $20K to complete a purchase with FHA at that price range. That cash position would leave you with a small financial buffer.

So, if you don't have that amount, you should either consider a condo in the $200K range to be comfortable with your $10K down or save up some more until you have that amount.

Beyond FHA, you'll need excellent credit to qualify for a 10% down with PMI on a piggyback loan. It would be a slightly cheaper option than FHA. In that case, you'll need to bump your cash position to about $45-50K to purchase a $350K condo.
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Tue Sep 25, 2012
Coral Gundlach answered:
Hi Matt: I would be happy to meet with you and discuss how I can help you in your home search. I think you are smart to list exactly what you need in an agent. It would probably be best if you set up a few face to face meetings or interviews to decide which agent is the best fit. There are a lot of great agents in this area and I am sure you will get a ton of responses to this post, so it will really come down to chemistry. If you'd like to talk either on the phone or in person, feel free to email me directly. I also am not big on touting my qualifications, but have many client testimonials that will give you an idea of what it's like to work with me. My style is very collaborative, working as a team with my clients, and I will constantly keep you up to date on the process. I usually answer the questions before they are asked, but if that doesn't happen, I will most certainly get you all you need. Please check out my website, testimonials and blogs to get a feel for my personality and style.

Best of luck!
Coral Gundlach, Realtor, CRS
McEnearney Associates
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Bonnie Hall answered:
Hello Robert. Please e-mail me your questions and what information you would like. I'll do my best to find out The answers and take some of your frustration away. Bonnie Hall or call 850-240-9901. ... more
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Tue May 6, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
This is always a personal decision. The main things I might consider:

Are you able to do any of the work yourself to fix it up? Do you have those skill sets? - If you can cut costs by doing much of the work yourself, and can add to your bottom line for little more than your time - it would make sense to improve the condition.

What are the comps in the area? If your home is worth a LOT more fixed up, than there is room to improve. If the comps for a 1950's Cupertino House are low, it might make more sense to just sell it for less.

Regarding 'as is' - I honestly don't recommend it. Chances are whatever repairs a buyer asks for will be relatively inexpensive...If you go as-is, it'a huge red flag for lots of folks, and you'll take at least a 10% cut in price off the top.

Hope I helped. Best to invite in a couple of different Realtors to add more specifics.
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Jackie Thom answered:
You should probably have a market analysis done on your house so that you can see how that compares to how much you owe on it. If you can sell without having to bring too much money to the closing table, you may want to take advantage of the low interest rates and move up in house while those values are down. Even though you may lose some money on the sale of your home, you will make up for it on the purchase of the larger home. Don't hesitate to call me if I can help. 773-617-7361. ... more
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Fri Jul 27, 2012
KerryAnn Douglas answered:
I am a CDPE, but not fluent in Spanish. I do have access to a spanish speaking agent.
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Ann Ryan answered:

There's a lot more to deciding where to live than crime statistics. You need to consider commuting time, the availability of local services, etc. Give me a call, and I would be happy to discuss some possibilities with you.

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Thu Jun 28, 2012
charles butterfield answered:
Thank you for your question, Vernie:

The market has become a seller's market in the past few months. We are having multiple offers with overbids on many of the properties.

The economy in the Silicon Valley has improved considerably. Many employers are hiring again.

Rents are rising rapidly and I expect that those rents will continue to rise. The result is that owning a home is becoming far more attractive financially than renting.

Interest rates are very low. With a fixed interest rate loan of 30 years, your costs of owning a home are fixed, while rents will continue to rise.

The available land for building is built out. There are few opportunites for builders to build new homes.

I recommend that if you have stable employment and can afford to buy a home, now is the time to do so. Home prices are still artificially depressed due to the foreclosure crisis. The price that you pay for a home today is far less than you will pay in the future.

Thank you,
Charles Butterfield MBA
Real Estate Broker/REALTOR
American Realty
Cell Phone: (408)509-6218
Fax: (408)269-3597
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Wed Jun 6, 2012
Tony and Holly Galarza answered:
Hey there Miguel, were you able to get your question answered? I am not really sure what you were asking however if you would like to reach out to us on the telephone I am sure we could lead you in the right direction. You can reach my spanish speaking agent at 407-429-2040. Her name is Cristel.

If we can help you in anyway please do not hesitate to let us know.

I own a real estate team here in Orlando, FL that can assist you with any real estate need that you might have. We are ready when you are.

Good luck

Tony Galarza, Realtor/CEO
KG Realtor Group of Keller Williams Realty
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Thu May 17, 2012
Megan Manly answered:
Wow. This is the talk I had with another board member just yesterday. Fluent speaking vs. of Hispanic origin are two different needs in the market place. The real estate industry as a whole in Tennessee has a diversity issue. The education I've been given has said that the Hispanic population typically prefer working with those who are not of their origin and they prefer an English experience. Now, while this contradicts what I think would be common sense, it's what the educators say. There's a host of reasons why that I can't go into here.

We receive 100s (if not thousands) of phone calls every year for real estate needs. We have never received a call from someone specifically asking for a spanish-speaking agent. We've even offered and advertised translation services at the height of the market and not been asked even once.

Do I PERSONALLY believe the need for Spanish speaking REALTORS? Absolutely. Would I encourage to use that as a point of difference if you enter this profession? Absolutely. Call, write or email if you ever need any direction. I love helping other agents!
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Mon May 14, 2012
Valerie Rydland answered:

I am a realtor in Eden Prairie. I am not bilingual however I have an assistant who is and can help with the process! I specialize working with buyers and have worked with many first time home buyers.

Call me and we can discuss the process!

Valerie Rydland
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Sat Apr 7, 2012
Stephen Williams answered:
We have spanish speaking agents in our office that could assist you. Please let me know if you need any assistance. I am the broker of the office and we can send you referal documentation. Let me know ... more
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Tue Aug 14, 2012
Pebble Singha answered:
H Miguel,
My name is Pebble Singha and I am the Head of Short Sale division at KW Encino. I work with many buyer clients who have interest in a short sale only. It is a very complicated process for an Investor buyer but the biggest ingredient is Patience.
Call me. You may also visit my web site to know more about me.
Good Luck in your search.
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Tue Apr 17, 2012
Kristi Dowell answered:
Lenders look at income and credit, so if you have a job that pays you salary that is good! If you are serious about looking and interested in speaking with my loan officer send me an email and we can go to the next step! Look forward to speaking with you!

Kristi Dowell
Century 21 Western
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Tue Feb 21, 2012
Lance King answered:

It depends on the specifics of your property, but here are things that will likely have the biggest return:

Get unwarranted space permitted

If you want more specifics get a great agent/broker down there who is active in the market and has expertise in this area to give you more concrete advice.

Best Regards,

Lance King/Owner-Managing Broker
DRE# 01384425
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
Assuming its the same in CA, use a flat fee broker to list on the mls. It should set you back a few hundred bucks. Well worth it.
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