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Brentwood : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 7, 2013
Caroline Harabedian answered:
Absolutely yes!

It is something that will play a role in our economy and real estate market as well as in our business, but it doesn't usually happen right away. By the time clients hear about these programs or new regulations, they are either coming due or have past.

I like to do my part in keeping my neighborhood up to date on all the latest from the news influencing their real estate market so that they can have the chance to act on it.

Caroline Harabedian
RE-Search Concept
8700 Reseda Blvd., Suite 213-B
Northridge, California 91324
(818) 967-9626 mobile
(818) 979-0226 fax
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Sun Nov 25, 2012
Jane Peters answered:
Honestly. If you see something like this you have got to know it's a scam. This is a $8500 a month listing. There are simply crooks out there.
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Tue Oct 30, 2012
Marty Walker answered:
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon to see, shall we say, overly flattering photos posted of listings. All I can say is that I try very hard to post accurate professionally shot photos when marketing my listings, but not all agents do that. It's always important to see the actual properties before judging them. I should say too that often photos are so carelessly shot that they make a property look worse than it actually is. I hope that helps. ... more
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Sat Sep 8, 2012
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Fri Dec 31, 2010
Fred Glick answered:

We can't understand what you are asking.

Try again.
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Wed Sep 16, 2009
Monique & Joe Carrabba answered:
Hello Brad,

It's best to have an agent search for you as some sites will have very outdated information. Agent's have access to the MLS. If you like I can set you up with a log-in. Just let me know. In the meantime, Brentwood would be the area you would want to seach in. All homes in Brentwood will be on the MLS as in Brentwood.


Monique Carrabba
The Carrabba Group
Keller Williams Sunset
(323) 899-2900
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Tue Jun 16, 2009
Shel-lee Davis answered:

In these zip codes there are approximately 14 bank owned (7 north of Wilshire and only 1 listed); 85 in Notice of Trustee Sale (21 of these are south of Wilshire and approx 13 are right on Wilshire in the various condominium buildings) and 166 are in Notice of Default (with approx 40 south of Wilshire and quite a few on Wilshire). Not all of these properties are listed for sale and not all the homeowners in NTS or NOD will sell. Some will work out a loan modification, some will refinance, and some with just pay their mortgage current from other sources of funds. There are, however, some of these home which should be for sale (based on the current home'owner's ability to pay for their home) and are not. This is where you come in.

Even though this is not a large amount of inventory, you only need one homeowner who is willing to sell to you to make your dream of home ownership in this area a reality. Having spent the last 6 years working extensively with distress homeowners and qualified buyers for their properties, it has been my pleasure to help many people avoid foreclosure and an equal number of happy homeowners find their new homes. With an aggressive, but compassionate, personalized shopping method, working together, we can match you to your home. If you would like to explore this futher, contact me directly either by phone or through my profile. It would be my pleasure to help you find next home. Dare to Dream.

Shel-lee Davis
Real Estate Consultant
RE/MAX Palos Verdes Realty
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Mon Aug 18, 2008
Jeffrey White answered:
Once your contract has expired you may list with anyone you choose. The agent is not entitled to have the property on-market for the full listing period, but rather has the right to sell it and receive compensation during that whole period.

On a personal note I have had success selling in the slow market by marketing heavily and producing stellar websites. Take a look at my website below to see a few examples if you like. I have had three properties sell in less than 3 weeks in the past few months.
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Wed Aug 29, 2012
Monique & Joe Carrabba answered:
Hello Simon,

I take it you are looking at Brentwood or are you looking at all of LA County in general.

For new construction Condos in Brentwood it is about 615 a square foot. and for homes it was 926 a square foot.

If you need it for another neighborhood in LA let me know. To lump all of LA in general would be inacurate as the prices vary greatly from one neighborhood to the next.


Monique Carrabba
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Thu Jan 10, 2008
Michael Rozales answered:
In the Hollywood Hills area, current modern architectual homes in the 3,000-5,000 sq ft range are currently listed at about $850 sq ft and in the past 3 months, selling at about $811 sq ft. Remember, this is just the average and there are homes out there for more and less. If I can be of any assistance, please visit our website below. Thank you. ... more
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Mon Nov 26, 2007
ian cockburn answered:
Take a look on my webbsite on the "investor secrets" page,

and there are breakdowns of costs per sf by trade, and for the electrcial and plumbing go up by 30% for West LA. ... more
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