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Wed May 8, 2013
Jerod Mayer answered:
Hi Alex,

Here are a few out here in Santa Clarita. You may want to give them a call and see who best fits your needs. I hope this helps!

Muir Termite
Nordhagen and Daughters
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Fri Apr 3, 2015
Laura Coffey answered:
I don't think it's when they accept an offer I think because when a property goes on the market they get so many offers they need to "hold ".
In some cases a property could have 20 offers. $10K - $100K over list , cash, no appraisal contingency and the seller wants to stop the 100s of calls and showings to sit down and accept an offer.
Where I am at. It's that crazy in sometimes.
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Sat Jun 1, 2013
Laura Coffey answered:
I would use JPI INSPECTIONS with Jeff Pope or Marc Mazza with Mazza Inspections. Both their pricing and reports are similar.
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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Jennifer Ricco answered:
Hi AMS5x9, This property is currently not for sale. The last time it was on the market was in 2011. $248,000 is an average for this model, now that will depend on the condition of the property, that is only looking at comps of other properties in the complex. If you would like further information on anything else contact me, I would like the opportunity to earn you business.
~ Jennifer Ricco
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Fri Oct 2, 2015
Tina Lam answered:

If you can provide your investment criteria, then we can give you an idea of which is better.
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Mon Apr 25, 2016
Laura Coffey answered:
That depends on so many factors. How fugal will you be? Does the house have a pool? How old is the house? How much will you run the air? Does the house have solar?
I had a bill for $600 one month but I like to run my air, have a pool, and three spoiled teenagers. ... more
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Fri Nov 2, 2012
Teresa Krawiec answered:
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Tue Sep 17, 2013
Nancy Villasenor answered:
Good Morning Rosemary,

Per title they do not show a special assessment tax upon your property they do not however show an ending date. Most special assessment taxes are for longer durations than what you were told. I have a call in to the County Assessor to find out if they show ending date. ... more
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Mon Feb 25, 2013
Lance King answered:
Generally speaking buyers do not do inspections during the construction process unless they are building the property. The city or county does inspections throughout the construction process to make sure things are done properly and to code, although they do make mistakes.

I always urge buyers to have a professional inspection because it makes it easier to get punchlist items addressed before close of escrow
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Sun Sep 2, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Why did you stick with her for 7 months. It seems a bit late now. You contract with the office she is in and NOT with an agent. You could have asked the office broker to assign a different agent for you to work with. But it's a bit late now. ... more
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Sun Sep 16, 2012
Laura Coffey answered:
There is a huge difference between all those areas. I used to live in San Fenando Valley and moved to Valencia in 1997 because of the schools for my children. The area is a great place to raise a family because of the schools, safety, and community. The area is newer and well kept.
Van Nuys is not a great area. There is areas surrounding Van Nuys that would be better than Van Nuys itself like Lake Balboa.
Moorpark is a nice area and so is Thousand Oaks. It tends to run about aout 10 - 20% more than Valencia and San Fernando Valley in terms of price.
I work all three areas and I'm very familiar with all them. You can contact me and we can set up a meeting when you come to California to visit all three areas to see which will be the best fit for you and your family.
661 284-5004
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Wed Apr 25, 2012
Don Tepper answered:
And your question is . . . ?

It depends on the area of the country, but in many areas you'll find more trailers sold privately than listed on the local MLS. So, if you're looking, certainly work with a Realtor but also recognize that many will be for sale that aren't on the MLS.

Financing can be difficult unless it's new or nearly new. There are some specialty lenders for mobile (and manufactured) homes. Usually, the park management will have a list of possible lenders. Many mobile and manufactured homes, though, are bought with either all cash or with owner financing.

Hope that helps.
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Mon Sep 16, 2013
Michael Regilio answered:

The answer is Yes, with conditions.

Any additional offer to purchase should include a contignency that the new purchse is subjet-to the cancellation of the exisiting pruchase agreement and escrow. Once the current purchase agreement and escrow have been closed, you as would remove that contingency from your new transaction.

There are specific ways of forcing a cancellation if the buyer is not responding to the cancellation of the current transaction. Your real estate agent, and real estate attorney can easly put these in place for you if needed.

Hope this helps and better luck with the new buyer.

Michael Regilio
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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Shanna Rogers answered:
Hi RskNmnSvNuRs,

I'm partial, but I suggest Murrieta/Temecula area. Very family oriented and prices are great right now.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
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Wed Oct 2, 2013
Tean Wong answered:
Very common, I have seen this before. Your offer will be presented to the bank with the copy of escrow check, and those term. The sale is subject to bank approval of short sale. My advice to you...get a real estate agent to represent you. ... more
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Wed Oct 2, 2013
I'd try to arrange a meeting with all of the following: the seller's agent, your agent, and the broker for the seller's agent. Try to come up with a solution between you guys. Perhaps the broker for the sellers agent can influence the situation somehow? Other than that, it sounds like you were within your rights to cancel the purchase, as long as you had contingencies not yet removed (at least one or some), and or the short sale was unable to go through due to various reasons, ie. sellers actions/or lack of. Of course seeking legal advice is the best thing you can do...but, it isn't cheap, as you're already aware. Best of luck. I hope you're able to remedy this, and move forward with your 1st home. ... more
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Fri Jan 30, 2015
Phil Rotondo answered:
Good Day Laura;
The bad news is that the turnout is a lot smaller during nasty weather. But the good news is that whoever does show up are very serious buyers!!
Good Luck
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Sat Feb 19, 2011
Laura Faridi answered:
The listing agent is the only one with that information which would be communicated to your agent. If you put in an offer on the property and your agent a Counter Offer in response, the Counter Offer must indicate whether or not it's a multiple offer Counter Offer. Your agent should give you a copy of the Counter Offer. If it's a multiple offer Counter Offer this could be the reason your agent might be suggesting that your offer exceed the current list price. Sometimes a property has been on the market for sometime and a price reduction occurs and suddently there's more competetion for the home. This could also be another explanation for the recommendation of your agent. Best of luck in your negotiation. ... more
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Sat Apr 9, 2011
Since very little, as far as new homes, are being built out in the Santa Clarita Valley right now, it could put downward pressure on the supply of homes for sale if all of the new jobs created make local homebuyers out of those employees. Downward pressure on the supply of homes from the new demand, could push home prices higher hypothetically. At the very least, it can create multiple offer situations. We'll see what happens. It appears on the surface to be a win win for the Santa Clarita Valley. ... more
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