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Home Buying in Evergreen : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Bill Mccord answered:
This is the Free Market in it's most perfect form. Housing is a Commodity where there is currently more Demand than Supply. (At least in Silicon Valley)
Sellers sensibly sell to the best (NOT ALWAYS HIGHEST) Bidder.
"Week" Buyers drop out of the game.
Rising prices bring out more Sellers.
Prices stabilize and a period of calm ensues.
After a variable amount of time (often years) the cycle begins again, either upward or downward.

If you choose to continue play then you need to be aware of all the options available to year during this phase of the cycle, including the Pro's and Con's of dropping out.
As you are competing most of the time with professional investors you need to know the rules they play under. You need professional help.
Good luck
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Sun Apr 6, 2014
Lamson Dang Broker/Listing answered:
Dear Kumaresh,

Yes, Arbor Village seems to fall under Evergreen Elementary and Chaboya Middle, Evergreen Valley
High School. You need to call the district to verify since they keep changing the boundary map.
You can also visit my website to review the Evergreen Market Report or use "Find A Home" (connected to Pro-MLS) to research about Active Listings on the market.

Thanks and Best regards,

Lamson Dang
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Sat Feb 23, 2013
Terri Vellios answered:
What is your price range? What do you consider a "good district"? What are your needs?

Would you like to schedule a free, no obligation consultation to learn about buying a home in Santa Clara County? If so message me.

In the meantime, you can go to my website to get an idea of pricing for various areas.

Have an amazing day.
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Ricky Ablaza answered:
Hi Trulia San Jose,

In a highly competitive seller's market, specially where there is little inventory and a LOT of buyers, adding contingencies to you offer will weaken your offer. In today's market, a cash offer or approved loan offer, as-is sale, all contingencies removed and an offer among the top 3 offers will give you a very good chance of winning the bids.

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Wed Dec 12, 2012
charles butterfield answered:
Thank you for your question, Krish77ranga:

The answer is yes, there certainly are a number of post 2000 condo and townhomes available in Evergreen.

Please call me at my cell phone (408)509-6218 or send me an email at my email address:

Thank you,
Charles Butterfield MBA
Real Estate Broker/REALTOR
American Realty
Cell Phone: (408)509-6218
Fax: (408)269-3597
Email Address:
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Fri Aug 21, 2015
Terri Vellios answered:
I can send you listings. Let me know what purchase price they are open to. Are they ok with all parks, including age restricted parks?

Drop me an email and we'll go from there.
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
charles butterfield answered:
The colors that will work best for your home really require an inspection of the interior of your home.

In general light, neutral colors work best.

Homes that appear bright, generally have the best market appeal.

I recommend that you make an appointment with your REALTOR to view the interior of your home to get the best answer to your question.
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Mon Aug 27, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Ask friends, family, co-workers etc., for recommendations; choose your agent with care, consider interviewing in person a few local agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best. You can also locate some area agents under the find a pro tab. ... more
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Mon Aug 27, 2012
Terri Vellios answered:
Your best resource is to talk with a lender directly, because if you are writing an offer contingent upon financing, you will want a lender who can and will support your ability to close the loan. If you need references to my preferred lender, drop me a note. ... more
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Mon Aug 27, 2012
Norman Alessandrini answered:
Hi Yugandar,
The property you mentioned is a pending sale, I have emailed you with some options to take a look at.
DRE# 01397256
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Mon Mar 1, 2010
CJ Brasiel answered:
Rr --
The areas you mention have high scoring schools. Check out for more detailed information on comparison.

The difference may be house prices. Currently Evergreen may be just slightly lower than Warm Springs.

Schools compare well. Now you factor in commute, convenience, age of house, and neighborhood desires.

Good luck,
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Wed Jan 30, 2013

You may research this on your own with the county recorder's office. This requires a bit of leg work in that you have to physically go to the recorder's office with the property address and in turn rummage through the recorded info on the property. The search is free, but copies of any documents are not - there is a per page fee if you are interested.


Eric Nelson
Broker/Senior Mortgage Planner
The Honte Group
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Mon Jul 12, 2010
Christine Henderson answered:
I don't have personal experience with WAMU, but have worked with buyers on short sales with other companies. It is not unusual to wait 30-60 days or more for a response on these. I know it seems excessive, but all offers have to be forwarded on to the investor for final approval. Along with this just the sheer numbers of short sale/pre-foreclosures that lenders are faced with these days makes the process rather time consuming. You might want to chat with your agent as to the best course of action to take during the waiting period. ... more
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Tue Oct 6, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Do you have an executed agreement between you and WAMU? MOST title companies cant open or register your contract till it is executed. If you have an executed agreement you have option period, appraisal, survey, needs to be completed during certain time period. Your buyers agent needs to be providing you this step by step process for you to follow. Within the contract terms and conditions.
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Thu Jul 31, 2008
Dallas Texas answered:
GREAT QUESTION: If you placed an offer without an executed agreement the listing agent should be able provide some idea on the time whether or not if your offer is part of a bidding war. Short sales use to take 30 - 45 day it can now take up to 60 days, The banks are overwhelmed with the foreclosures and short sales. I would recommend to keep looking just incase your offer is not accepted. Many of our clients are submitting multi offers we dont know the time response, bidding war and etc. ... more
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