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Fri Jul 1, 2011
David Tapper answered:
Hi Brian, I couldn't find it. Do you have an exact address and where did you see it?

Thanks,

Tap
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Thu Jun 9, 2011
David Tapper answered:
Try www.Faytherentalqueen.com 650-455-6072.

Best of luck,

Tap
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Dawn Rivera answered:
Tootse, I think you should call the school and talk to them. They will be best able to tell you when or if your children will be able to attend. I have heard it is a lottery but have never called the school to find out. You can ask your agent to call for you and see how ong the waiting list is....Dawn ... more
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Tue May 22, 2012
Lance King answered:
I saw your other post about this. If fog/temperature is an issue the peninsula will be warmer than the city and the east bay will be warmest of all, although there are parts of the city that are warmer and less foggy than others such as Potrero Hil. If weather doesn't keep you out of the city - and coming from Florida it will seem COLD here, It really comes down to your budget. Places will also be larger outside the city and have more likelihood of a yard. If you give a price range you'll get a lot more helpful information. ... more
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Mon May 16, 2011
Martha Longhi answered:
You are looking at $200-$250K for a studio if you can find one. Right now there are none on the market. I searched Redwood City, Menlo Park and San Carlos. There are a few 1 bedrooms, the lowest begining the unit on Claremont in Redwood City at $189K. It's a 1/1, 733 sf. monthly HOA is $400. If you are seriously looking to buy a condo, let me know. This is my market and I'd be happy to help you. Feel free to search for property on my web site. ... more
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Marcy Moyer answered:
Stanford,
All of the homes on Stanford campus are sold to qualifying Stanford affiliates, so if you qualify the campus is a great place to live. There are plenty of young families and the kids get to go to Palo Alto schools. However, the land is owned by Stanford and leased to Stanford affiliates so you own the house, but not the land and can only sell to someone associated with Stanford.
Palo Alto, which surrounds Stanford, is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, but home prices are high, and lots are small. However, since the weather is so great you will spend lots of time outside so the small house may not feel so small. It is very different from the midwest. I suggest you check out paloaltoonline.com to get a feel for the area.

Marcy Moyer
DRE 01191194
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Sat Jul 21, 2012
Stephanie Brackett answered:
It depends on the age and location of the home. I would say your range is going to be between 800 and 1200 a month. Hope that helps.
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Sun Mar 6, 2011
Drmm420 asked:
Sun Feb 27, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
Are you looking to rent ? Or purchase? Much is governed what you qualify for buy OR your monthly rental budget
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:
The first thing you should ask yourself is how much can you afford to buy because there's a world of difference in prices of all the areas you mentioned. Further, each city will have its own areas that command the most attention.

One thing that may in demand --- waterfront homes
And as you already know, location, location, location is a constant.

Trulia offers a really good snapshot per city, of the most popular communities. Take a look
Redwood City http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Redwood_City-California/
Palo Alto http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Palo_Alto-California/
San Mateo http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/San_Mateo-California/

Etc.

Have fun exploring!
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Wed Dec 29, 2010
Brandon Denman answered:
Hi Sarah,

There is a great new townhome development call the Preserve by KB Homes. There is a lot of information on their site http://www.kbhome.com/Community~CommID~00650485.aspx


Not sure what your price range is as well. If you can give an idea of price range and # of beds and baths you need, sq footage, etc., then I would be more than happy to search around for you for places that would not only fit your criteria, but also be a nice complex. Feel free t contact me if you have questions.

Sincerely,

Brandon Denman - Realtor, CDPE
DRE # 01378663
Pacific Coast Real Estate
brandondenman@comcast.net
www.mypeninsulahome.com
650-303-0880 cell
650-560-6142 e-fax
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Wed Dec 29, 2010
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Fri Jan 7, 2011
Lisa Ladd answered:
Hi,

I recommend Cynthia Continello with Villa Properties. She is a foreclosure specialist that works in our brokerage. You can learn more about her and contact her at www.reolady.net.

Best wishes!
Lisa Ladd
Villa Properties
650-218-4469
DRE#01869587
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Thu Aug 11, 2011
Daniel Berman answered:
You can always offer less than the listing price but it is always wise to approach properties on a case-by-case basis.

Part of your agent's responsibilities is to help you make appropriate assessments, individually, by property. A knowledgeable and experienced agent will do this for you.

Best Regards,
Dan

Daniel Berman
Pacific Century Realty
Buyer Rebates to 50%
Listing Commissions as Low as 1%
Multilingual Services
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Sun Feb 6, 2011
Pauline Wiles answered:
This is certainly not an expert opinion, but I live elsewhere in Redwood Shores and liquefaction is a very real concern for the whole zip code. Every earthquake is unique and quite how this land will behave, nobody can truly predict. Our house was built in '84 so came through '89 OK, but the next big one may be a different story. Essentially, my husband and I weighed up the risks of Redwood Shores against the many benefits of living there, and decided it's a trade-off we are willing to make.
The KB Preserve is indeed very appealing, but I'm afraid you may simply have to judge whether the upsides to you of living there are worth the risks. Best of luck and I hope you find a home you love.
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Thu Nov 11, 2010
Carlos Cruz answered:
Please call Joyce Conlin of The Loan Source via (408) 904-6735. Let her know that Carlos referred you. Good luck.
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Sun Nov 7, 2010
Mary Kay and Kathy Yamamoto answered:
Good schools are in many areas of Marin. Are you concentrating only on test scores to judge them?? What are the ages of your children??

For the person commuting to San Francisco, central San Rafael and south would be a smoother commute. However, as you go further south, the prices of homes increase. Therefore, you've asked a somewhat complicated question. What is your price range???

The Novato School District is quite diverse when you look at the different schools and programs at the elementary level. There are 3 middle schools and 2 high schools. In northern San Rafael, for elementary and middle school, there is the Dixie School District, which is quite popular. In central San Rafael, there are quite a few choices for elementary with Glenwood and Sun Valley generally having the best test scores. There is only one middle school, which is Davidson. There are 2 high schools run by the San Rafael School District, San Rafael High School and Terra Linda High School. The Ross Valley School District is good and services San Anselmo and Fairfax, which are west of San Rafael. However, that would add time to both commutes since you would be much further from the freeway. Corte Madera, Larkspur, Kentfield and Greenbrae all have good schools and are part of the Redwood High School District.

The bottom line is that it is more about your price range and the size of the house that you need. Once we have that figured out, we can give you better guidance.
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Thu Oct 21, 2010
The Laugesen Team answered:
Dear Mary,

Interview with all of them, I have been in the business for 22 years and I am basically at the same location as day one, first pick an area where you want to sell, usually where you live and interview with all of those real estate companies that have a presence in your neighborhood. I did look for a company with a training department when I first started, not sure if any of them have that anymore however it was helpful....Maybe you can work under another agent who is looking for team members for the first couple of years...Good luck, if you have any questions, feel free to contact me...
Regards
denise laugesen
650-465-5742
Cashin Company
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Fri Apr 6, 2012
Terri Vellios answered:
Depends on your goals and finances. There is a rent vs own analyzer on line which may assist you with the financial aspect. http://www.vlender.com/cgi-bin/calc/rent_vs_buy.cgi
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Wed Sep 1, 2010
RSW answered:
by the way, I know this isn't the USGS sight or something like geology.com. But let me reword the question - I figure the general populace puts liquifaction way down on their list of factors to consider.

Maybe we just don't have enough God-fearing people out there - after all I was raised to believe these were God inspired words:

Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.

Or let's just balance it out with some Quran quote:

Which then is best? he that layeth his foundation on piety to Allah and His Good pleasure? or he that layeth his foundation on an undermined sand-cliff ready to crumble to pieces?

Am I living amongst a bunch of non- liquification-fearing heathens?
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