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Fri Mar 15, 2013
Michael Cheng answered:
Yes, it's possible. Why would you need such a list?
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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Susan Bo'ur answered:
I'd be happy to send you all available condos meeting your criteria.
Please email me your email address.
Have a wonderful evening!
Susan Bo'ur Realtor/Coldwell Banker
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Sun Mar 31, 2013
Jessica Acker answered:
Hi Tolle,

I am an agent as well as a property manager in Santa Monica. Let me know your price range, when you are looking to move, if you have any pets, number of occupants, number of bedrooms/bathrooms required, and if your credit is okay. You can contact me directly with my information below.

All the best,

Jessica M. Acker
Wellman Realty Company
Wellman Property Management, Inc.
(310) 828-3132 Office
1415 Stanford St., Suite #2
Santa Monica, CA 90404
License # 01894323
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Fri Aug 31, 2012
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Sat Nov 3, 2012
Jeffrey Sandorf answered:
From a marketing point of view it doesn't make a difference in my opinion. If there are any docs you record with you or your wife's name on it (i.e. deed of trust), they are public record and can be found if someone was so inclined. Please seek an accountant's advice regarding tax implication. ... more
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Emily Knell answered:
Currently there is nothing coming up in the MLS for what you need. I looked up to $2500/mo. There are 2 complexes where 2b condo units DID rent for about $2400/mo recently in Pac Palisades. If you would like the addresses, please contact me directly. What I would suggest is your driving to these 2 places & just looking around for any 'owner posted' For Rent signs.

Shoot me an email directly if you'd like to talk to me some more. I don't look back on this same Trulia thread for answers posted after mine.
562-430-3053 c
Realtor Since 1996
Main Street Realtors
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Mon Jul 2, 2012
Lena Samigoullina answered:
Yes, anyone can attend. If you're planning on bidding on a property, you need to bring cashier checks with you and register at the action with your ID and show your cashier checks at the registration. You need to do some homework prior to attending. Drive by the property, call a title rep to check if there any leans or delinquencies, and check the accurate public records about the property. Ones at the action, you buy the property as is and take responsibility for everything it comes with. Be prepared that the property you want to buy that day will get postponed and will not be auctioned of that day.

Good luck!

Lena Samigoullina
dre# 01387227
Keller Williams Realty Westside
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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Britta Diaz answered:

Did you see 1054 Fiske which came available today in the ABC streets? MLS #12-607469

Tear downs are going in multiple offers (usually more than 15 offers per property in the past month) and usually within the first week.

Good luck!
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Sat Dec 22, 2012
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
I would strongly recommend you contact a local mortgage banker. I don't mean one of the big banks, but a smaller lender who specializes in writing mortgages. There are stated income and no doc loans still available though they may require a larger down payment. If you don't know a lender, call a realtor and ask to be referred. ... more
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Thu Feb 21, 2013
Craig Whitlock answered:
Hi Will - this is an excellent time to consider putting your home on the market. We have tremendous momentum so far this year on the Westside and there's no better example of that than the SFR market in the Palisades. It's probably been a while since you've heard the term 'Seller's Market' but that's exactly what the market was in February. Just 5 months of inventory based on the market absorption rate and with the continuing momentum we're seeing, the situation could well become more pronounced.

That fact translates to opportunity for a seller, as these circumstances can and do have an upward influence on pricing. Speaking of which, even the Median Sold Price for February was up by 14% year-to-year. If you'd care to learn more stats on the PP SFR market, I invite you to visit the market sales data section at

Craig Whitlock
Coldwell Banker Brentwood
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Mon Dec 26, 2011
DJ Bonner answered:
Hello Bernard,
Yes, there are a few properties that offer the option to buy. Please feel free to send me a email and I will be more then happy to send you the list.
Best Regards,
DJ Bonner
Keller Williams Realty
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
There are currently 5 for sale under $800,000. Four of them are on Sunset Blvd and one is on Bali Lane. The prices range from$575,000 to $729,000. All others are over $800,000.
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Fri May 19, 2017
John Barry answered:
Hi Amwagner,

How about baking some chocolate chip cookies? Talk about smelling yummy! Plus, you can hand them out to your guests... If that is too much, I have heard you can put a few drops of vanilla on a baking sheet and put that in the oven, which will also smell pretty good. You can always try scented candles also. Good luck with your open house!

John Barry
DRE #01856079
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Cell: 323-810-7976
Twitter: @RealtorJB
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Sat Dec 22, 2012
Carl Henker answered:
Stated loans are a thing of the past in all states. If you have a 50% to 60% equity position then you can look at hard money options. All convetional loan programs require the verificaion of income with w2's and tax returns. ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Joe Nernberg answered:
Hello Yc,

I can't find the specific code, but I recall every home needs permanent vehicle parking. Exceptions would include areas of Topanga and Laurel Canyon where homes were built without garages or carports. ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Christopher Watson answered:
Hello Brad

There's no question that an infinity pool can enhance a properties appeal and value. That's really a very subjective call and it's hard to say what increase in value may exist without knowing more details about the property. For instance; the style of home will certainly have an impact and does the pool take up the entire backyard or is it an addition to enhance an overall outdoor entertainment area?

Feel free to contact me directly and we can discuss the details.

Have a great weekend!


Christopher Watson
Prudential CA Realty
DRE 01744550
(310) 230-3790
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
Diane Wheatley answered:
It would depend upon the buyer's appreciation for those features. A buyer who prefers not to have a pool and a view would find little value in those amenities. However, a buyer with appreciation of such fine aspects in a home would value it greatly and pay upwards of $100 - 200,000 depending upon the quality and design.

Diane Wheatley, Broker
Upland, CA
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Wed Feb 22, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
A home is worth what someone is willing to pay for it--In order to make a determination you need to review data on recently sold similar properties in the immediate area--your agent can best guide you. ... more
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
John Barry answered:
Hi Redwood,

The first thing to do would be to talk to a lender and get pre-approved for a loan. Any potential offer you made on a property would likely need that included with the offer, plus you want to know hat your purchasing power is up front. You also want to get a good agent to help you find a place you like & write the offer for you. I would be happy to help you if you like - send me an email to , or call me at 323-810-7976, and I'd be happy to assist you & answer any other questions you have. We have a couple of big foreclosure listing agents in our office with new listings coming on the market all the time.

Thanks, have a good night.

John Barry
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Sherman Oaks, CA
Cell: 323-810-7976
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Tue Sep 15, 2009
Andrew Jones answered:
Try which has detailed information of all kinds. I don't think that it goes back as far as you want, but I've seen data back to at least the mid-1990s. Just type a Zip Code or city and state name into the search box. Best of luck and please feel free to contact me anytime for current comparative price lists of the neighborhoods that you mentioned. ... more
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