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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Jamie Tian answered:
Hi Lisa,

There are currently 10 single family detached homes on the market in El Segundo, ranging from $645,000 to $1,550,000.

Are you looking to purchase a home in the El Segundo area? I would be happy to forward you information/photos by email about the properties that are currently on the market. Please send me your email address and let me know if you are also open to other cities surrounding El Segundo.

Look forward to hearing from you.


Jamie Tian
Rodeo Realty
(310) 717-1321
DRE #01920120
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Travis Siegel answered:
The first step to buying any type of property is to obtain pre-approval for a loan from a lender. Once you have that you will be able to identify a specific property in your price range.

There are several different approaches to buying a distressed property. The most obvious one being houses currently on the market(listed with a broker), and owned by the bank(REO).

The second option would be to approach an owner that is facing foreclosure with an offer to purchase their property. This is often a very good way to purchase a distressed property. I can explain this more if you would like to call or email me. It can be complicated if the house is worth less than what the seller owe, but not impossible. You just have to be patient when exploring this method. People are often in denial and are not immediately receptive because they are probably going through some very tough times personally.

The third option would be to go to a property auction at the court house and bid on defaults. This can be exciting and extremely overwhelming for even seasoned investors. Properties move quickly, you can often get great deals, but you have to be ready with a lot of cash on hand.

Let me know if I can help you,

Travis Siegel
RE/MAX Execs - El Segundo
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Sat Jun 23, 2012
Michael Magaw answered:
There are 3 available four-plexes in El Segundo. Price range from $1.18M to $1.29M.

Call or email me for details.

Michael Magaw
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Fri Mar 16, 2012
Alain Picard answered:
I would call your agent and see if they can find out what's going on. When dealing with a foreclosure it can sometimes take a long time to get answers. If they want to close by the 5th of April make sure that the lender you are working with can make that deadline and if they can't make sure the bank that owns the property knows that and will agree to a later closing date. ... more
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Dallas Texas answered:
Your buyers agent should be able to assist you with all your questions. No one can render an opinion UNLESS tour the property / land determine all the facts involved.

Online appraisal usually cause problems with what is consider true value

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Wed Sep 23, 2009
Michael Magaw answered:
It was listed at $715k and sold for $699k. This was a standard sale (not a short sale or bank owned). If you are considering selling your home, I would be happy to give you additional comps. ... more
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Andrew Jones answered:
Hi Stahl,

El Segundo is an increasingly affluent, independent beach city with it's own school district. You can Google their website. Also, follow the link below to the 'Beach Cities' page on my website which has a preset search for 'The 100 Least Expensive Homes from El Segundo to Redondo Beach.'

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about these properties,
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Thu Nov 6, 2008
Michelle asked:
My grandmother passed away recently and her house is in a trust. Because of the real estate market we have decided to rent it out for awhile. Can we leave the house in the trust, in her...
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Mon Apr 3, 2017
Ute Ferdig answered:
Krisztina. Do you have a property address? Your post does not specify about which property your are asking.
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Wed Aug 26, 2009
Karen Miller answered:

It's quite simple. You need a local Realtor who will get the information for you.

Good Luck,

Karen Miller
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Sat Feb 28, 2009
Kaye Thomas answered:
El Segundo is a unique little town in Los Angeles County's South Bay. It is the only beach town where the downtown area is not beach oriented .
El Segundo reminds people of a small midwest town. The major street is called Main Street and has shops and restaurants along with City Hall on the street. There is a large park on Main street that hosts many functions during the year from city picnics to arts and crafts fairs.
People love the quiet small town feeling you get when you walk through town .. hence the name "Mayberry" because it reminds people of their favorite little town.
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Sat Nov 24, 2012
Kaye Thomas answered:
El Segundo actually was started by Standard Oil. Until the last twenty -five years probably 85% of the population worked for Standard Oil at their plant on the south side of the city.
The name El Segundo means second and El Segundo was the second site owned by Standard Oil in the area.
Throughout the years Standard Oil has contributed a lot of money to the town. The library is much larger then those found in other similar sized cities and was built with monetary donations from the company.
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Mon Jun 15, 2009
Kaye Thomas answered:
El Segundo may be the best kept secret on home values in the South Bay. You can purchase a new 3400+ sqft home close to downtown for less then $1,700,000. The same house in Manhattan Beach would have a starting price well over $2,000,000 ... more
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