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Emily Knell, Real Estate Pro in Huntington Beach, CA
Emily Knell answered:
my name is not on the loan but on the deed.I am not married
Yes you can. I did this recently for a lady who's parents were also on title but not on the loan for a short sale & it's just easier for me to deal with & get signatures for 1 person r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in 91401
Al Goldberg, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Al Goldberg answered:
is it smart to buy vacant land now?

Buying land now is something only a genius would do now.

I have several great bank owned land opprotunities and just put a bank owned piece of land into escrow yesterday.

I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 29, 2015 Home Selling in 91401
Steve Ploetz, Real Estate Pro in Carlsbad, CA
Steve Ploetz answered:
do you think, demand for housing will remain strong through 2013?

I think it's important to look at the major economic factors: mainly, what does the job situation look like? As of December the unemployment rate was at 7.8% nationally. It h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 26, 2013 Home Buying in Van Nuys
Sara Mehrpou…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Sara Mehrpouyan answered:
What does HOA fee $401/month cover?
This is a bank-owned foreclosure. According to the MLS listing, the monthly HOA is $463/month. They have a pool, spa, gym, bbq area. The hoa covers all of these things. Sometimes you do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 14, 2012 Market Conditions in Van Nuys
Andrew Watki…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Watkins answered:
Two of us were asked to house sit a property as the owner had found a new one and was moving on. His property was supposedly in a short sale and they
Do you have a lease? If not, then make one up ASAP. If its 1-year or longer, you can stay for the full term of the lease. If its month-to-month, then you get 90days minimum. Bank doesnt ... more
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Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in Brea, CA
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
After signed off on the short sale approvals from the banks, please let me know what I, the buyer, have to expect to do more from the listing agent?
Yes it is time. The prelim title will show how many loans. Be sure and see how much time the seller's banks are giving you to close.
Good luck,
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 26, 2012 Home Buying in 91405
Lena Samigou…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Lena Samigoullina answered:
My husband and I are looking for a home, and we can't afford to buy one in Sherman Oaks. Is there any other places that are remotely safe and still?
Sylmar is nice. I have some listings there. What is your price range and how many bedrooms minimum do you need?

Lena Samigoullina
direct: (310)625-9005
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 25, 2016 In My Neighborhood in 91411
SERGEY FEDNOV…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
SERGEY FEDNOV *** 424-777-9377 answered:
"Mansions4me" did NOT own 5749 Costello, ever -- that property has been owned by the same family for 20 years! He/she is either mistaken or trying
Thank you - Good to know!

Free Consultation 424-777-9377 

Help with any Real Estate Transaction Buy & Sell! 

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 2, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 91401
Benjalyn & M…, Real Estate Pro in Burbank, CA
Benjalyn & Monty Aukstuolis answered:
I like the town house in burbank blvd 13360 it is already sold. is is possible to ack the buyer to sell for more price?

Yes it is possible but realistically if they have purchased the home as their primary residence with a lender it would be subject to pre-payment penalties on their loan and th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 91401
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
What type of crimes?
Hi Lora,

Take a look at Trulia's Crime Maps to get a better sense of what is happening in the area:

I actually g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Crime & Safety in Van Nuys
Angela.alonz…, Renter in Simi Valley, CA
Angela.alonzoh asked:
Lease with option to buy anywhere between Van Nuys and Simi Valley, CA. Hi!

My name is Angela. My family is a family of 3 and a dog. We are looking for a house with a yard. We would prefer 2 bedrooms or more. We can afford up to about $1000 a month but can...
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 22, 2012 Home Buying in Van Nuys
Hass, Home Buyer in 91405
Hass asked:
can i get a mortgage when i am working abroad? I am a Green Card holder who worked in LA for 2 years, started a job in New Zealand 3 month ago. Can I get a mortgage in USA to buy a house?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 29, 2012 Home Buying in 91405
Jennifer Nim…, Real Estate Pro in Sherman Oaks, CA
Jennifer Niman answered:
what are the market conditions for 91401?
Hi Johanna - do you mean the Valley Glen part of 91401 or the Sherman Oaks part? I live in the Sherman Oaks side of 91401 and I work in both area, and would be happy to answer any quest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Market Conditions in 91401
Jason Hector, Real Estate Pro in Northridge, CA
Jason Hector asked:
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Jason Moon, Real Estate Pro in Saint John, IN
Jason Moon answered:
Would a listing agent stand to lose if a buyer's agent is involved?
Not at my state of IN the listing agent still gets compensated, and Im sure the listing agent would have loved to have you as his/her buyer as well but this happens more freque ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 1, 2012 Foreclosure in 91401
Paul Rinde, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Paul Rinde answered:
How long do banks usually take to accept or counter an offer on a foreclosure?
Aproximately 1 to 10 business days has been my experience. If you have made an offer, you can request your Realtor to follow up with the listing agent in a few days to check on it for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 29, 2011 Foreclosure in 91401
Neil Singerm…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Neil Singerman answered:
If i have already found a home I am interested in & requested a showing from listing agent is it worthwhile to still hire a buyer's agent?

Yes since Agent you hire is not representing the seller they are on your side.You will be in better place to negotiate the price and terms since you have your own agent. Thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Foreclosure in 91401
Prudential C…, Real Estate Pro in CA,
Prudential California Realty answered:
In the case of a foreclosure how can I find out the amount the bank is owed to help me determine a fair offer that Bank will accept?
The best thing to do in your case is find a local Realor who is familiar with Short Sales to assist you. They are knowlegable in how to communicate with the Banks as well as the necessa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 22, 2012 Foreclosure in 91401
Tony McMahon, Real Estate Pro in WHITE PLAINS, MD
Tony McMahon answered:
Does any one know if you can buy a Home with Section 8 in California ? And If so what are the steps in doing so ? Thanks
I could be mistaking , but I am not aware of a section 8 purchase program. I am pretty sure it only applies to rentals.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 Home Buying in 91401
Richard Schu…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Richard Schulman answered:
how much money should I put down if my score is 600 and I do not have a steady job ( student) but I have cash?
You should consult a lender. With your FICO score, you likely will only qualify for FHA, which is a 3.5% down loan program. If you have any questiosn, you can call me at 310-482-0173. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 2, 2011 Home Buying in Van Nuys
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