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Tue Dec 11, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Your questions can be accurately answered by your attorney, therefore consider a consultation; or review your contract as the answers may be found in the document....
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Tue Mar 5, 2013
Michael Magaw answered:
let me know if you want a referral. I agree with Christina, it would be good to let two or more lenders compete for your business.
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Tue Dec 11, 2012
Celeste Jablonski answered:
Hi Dez,

This is a question for your agent. He/She should be communicating with you regarding the pros and cons of using a VA loan and should be communicating with the listing agent regarding your motivation and ability to get the deal to close. In the current market there are often several buyers for each property listed, making it a multiple offer situation. Under those circumstances it is important for the listing agent to have as much information about the prospective buyers as possible so when a decision is made the best qualified buyer will be picked. It is not always the terms nor price that seal a deal but the preceived ability of the deal to close smoothly and in a timely manner. I do wish you the best in your home buying endeavor.

Celeste Jablonski
Main Street Realtors
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Mon Nov 26, 2012
Sheila Caron answered:
If you view this site you can see the crime report. You can also use the community info tab to compare zip codes of an area you know and the Marina zip code (90803).
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Roberto Gosim answered:
Hello Alicia!
Some landlords will take a chance even if your credit is not that good.
They will assess your situation, check why your credit is low, and
base it there. If you have a negative report based on your rental history then it will be
tough. otherwise, a lot of landlords will either ask you to put down more deposit and even a guarantor.
Same as buying a house everything is negotiable. Especially since you have foster kids they know
you have money from this kids allotted for living space.
Hope this helps.
Good Luck.
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Emily Knell answered:
What is your price range, I'm seeing a handful of really nice looking, nicely upgraded homes in N Long Beach, I would consider to be at "entry level".

We Realtors can't report on whether particular areas are more "unsafe" than others, we have to just tell you to call the police department or look for crime statistics in any given area.

I'd be happy to help you, just shoot me an email directly, I won't look back on this same Trulia posting for answers after mine.

Emily S. Knell
562-430-3053 c
Realtor Since 1996
Realty ONE Group
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
DJ Bonner answered:
Hello Lyn,
Im not sure what you are asking for regarding 800 down, but please feel free to call or email me with any any questions. I would be more then happy to help.
Best regards,
DJ Bonner
Keller Williams Realty
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Mon Nov 12, 2012
Peter Solomon answered:
It appears the address is in the wrong city, it's actually a liting from them in Carson, not Long Beach. Any questions feel free to contact me. That picture of the home is at 1887 E Cyrene Avennue
Carson, CA 90746. Agent is Team Whitney at 310.519.7323.


Peter Solomon / Realtor
T.N.G. Real Estate Consultants
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Ryan Cassidy Group answered:
There probably are, but I would check with a real estate agent in that area to double check. Call a few that are on Trulia, I'm sure they'd be happy to help! ... more
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Fri Nov 16, 2012
Barbara Robbins-Olexa answered:
You could approach the landlord and see if the landlord will renew the lease with you. Easiest solution if it works. Unless you found a really small mobile home where the rent for the home was $350-$400 a month it will be tough to keep your rent at $850 as most parks charge park rent of at least $300-$500 a month. If you send me your email address and I see anything that might work I would be happy to send the address to you.

Barbara Robbins-Olexa, Broker
DRE Lic#797560
L B Brokerage
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Sun Nov 4, 2012
Jim Olson answered:
Are you looking to lease a home in long beach? A professional agent can help you avoid scams.
let me know....
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Sun Oct 28, 2012
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Mon Oct 7, 2013
Dot Chance answered:
Check with Westside Rentals, they usually have a lot of properties. Other than that, find a Realtor you want to work with and let them do all the leg work!

Dot Chance, Realtor®
Certified Distressed Property Expert – CDPE®
DRE License #01494182
Keller Williams Realty World Media Center

WHEN YOU THINK OF REAL ESTATE...Think! My business thrives from your referrals!
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Wed Oct 31, 2012
Jim Olson answered:
Long Beach has a diverse selection of Homes and also is known for its great value as a Beach town.
When are you planning on moving?

JIm Olson
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Tue Nov 13, 2012
Shannon Jones answered:
There are a number of great areas to live in Long Beach. The property you were apparently looking at is in El Dorado Park Estates, which is a nice neighborhood and offers an award-winning school, Newcomb Academy. But there are also lots of other great areas -- Los Altos, California Heights & Bixby Knolls, Belmont Heights, Lakewood Village, Park Estates, Alamitos Heights and more. Which neighborhood will work best for you will depend on what you're looking for as well as your price range.

If you'd like to discuss Long Beach areas in person, please feel free to contact me. I've been helping Long Beach home buyers since 1998.

Warm regards,

Shannon Jones
Keller Williams Realty
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Tue Oct 30, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
I'd recommend that you reach out to the Trulia Customer Service team directly:

Please call us at 888-466-3501 Monday - Friday 7am to 4pm PST, or

Ali, Community Manager
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Wed May 8, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Pre-Qual isn't worth anything anyway.
You should expect a fee, for the Credit Report; they have to pay for it.

Good luck and may God bless
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Sat Nov 3, 2012
Jim Olive answered:
You can refinance at any time providing your finances support it. You can carry multiple mortgages if you can afford it and the lender is comfortable with you.
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Sat Apr 26, 2014
John Zimmerman answered:
Hi Skogen, there are quite a few properties available with 3 or 4 bedrooms in those areas and I'd be happy to help you find one that works for you. Feel free to give me a call and I'll be happy to go over what's available with you. I can be reached directly at 562-706-1406.

Enjoy your day, John
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Thu Oct 6, 2016
Jeremy Lehman answered:
This property looks like it's in rough condition, so that probably has something to do with it. Long Beach rents can vary greatly, but tends to be a slightly better deal than just south in Orange County. Long Beach has a lot of unique neighborhoods and some of the best neighborhoods are very close to areas that many consider to be undesirable. I think this has a major affect on the rent rates when compared to other cities. Also, be very cautious if you see rent rates that are unbelievably low, it's most likely a rental scam. Never send money to anybody and don't sign anything unless you've met them in person. Scams are everywhere now, even on Trulia, and many times these people are looking to make a couple hundred dollars, not thousands.

Long Beach is a fantastic city to live in. Great restaurants, nightlife, close to freeways, mild weather, etc. If you're not familiar with the neighborhoods, drive around and pick out the areas you like best.

Best of luck to you...
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