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Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Gregorio Denny answered:
Mortgage loan for J1 Visa holder?
The people that answered yes apparently don't know what a J-1 visa is. I highly doubt they have a program that will lend to under the circumstances you describe.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 26, 2014 Financing in 92127
Zannclan, Home Buyer in Granite Bay, CA
Zannclan answered:
What is the typical CA escrow fee for the buyer?? Our 1/2 of the escrow fee is almost 2% of the sales price.
Is splitting the escrow fee and title insurance fee 50/50 buyer /seller somewhat standard?
If the purchase price is $450,000 with 10% down....what would the costs approximate to?
Than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 25, 2014 Home Buying in Carmel Valley
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
I can't view the homes for rent. All I get is the map which does not open the individual listings. How can I get rid of the map?
Hello Liz, are looking for rentals in San Diego, CA? If so, if you figure out what cities/zip codes your considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment your looking to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Rentals in 92104
Joe, Home Seller in Austin, TX
Joe answered:
Capital gains tax ? - are you charged capital gains on rental income and/or any profits made from that rental, along with profits made on sale of home
I'm not an accountant, but owning a rental home for about 10 years, here is how I understand it:

You pay INCOME TAX on rental income, and CAPITAL GAIN tax on the difference between P ... more
3 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Rent vs Buy in San Diego
Nancy Bergman, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Nancy Bergman answered:
The HOA management co. for my condo complex is holding the sale of my condo hostage by not submitting the docs to escrow.
Have you or your agent gone to the HOA's management office to deal with the situation? I would have the agent make an appearance at the office and formally watch the "nice" condo manage ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Selling in 92103
karablader, Home Buyer in Utah County, UT
karablader answered:
How will removal of pine trees affect value of condominium?
My parents removed a few trees from their yard when they were trying to sell their house. It helped them to sell quicker, I think. They used a tree removal company in their area. It's w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Buying in San Diego
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
Opinion question... What is an acceptance way to dress during an open house?
Absolutely not. Dressing business casual is acceptable for most open houses unless you are in a very upscale area that may call for more formal attire. Now if you are at the beach and h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Agent2Agent in San Diego
Nancy Bergman, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Nancy Bergman answered:
cabrillo elementary
As a parent of an elementary kids, yes, check out Greatschools.org. However, that doesn't alway tell the true story of the school. Sometimes you get parents bad mouthing a teacher or pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Market Conditions in Kearny Mesa
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
How hard is it to get a renter to rent you an apartment in San Diego, California, with a credit score of 640?
Hello Teresa, you should have no problems renting. You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many citi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Rental Basics in 92101
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Are there rental agents in San Diego?
Hello Straight.Flush.SD, most all agents do not show rentals but some do. You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Rental Basics in San Diego
Mumtaz Khan, Real Estate Pro in Washington, PA
Mumtaz Khan answered:
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Tech Tips in San Diego
Julianne Pul…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Julianne Pulido answered:
I am being told by a 2nd party that I'm crazy for the price we are asking for our family home. asking $2,900,00.00. House is 1800 sq ft, 3br 2
Hey Vivian,

Did you sell your beautiful home?


Regards,
Julianne
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Selling in Hillcrest
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
wanting to look at house on 8825 highsmith ln san diego
Hello Patricia, you should now study RENT vs BUY options as you may now qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. You may qualify FHA fro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Rentals in Lake Murray
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Why doesn't this home provide any pictures would be helpful.?
Hello Amalia, you did not include an address or link to know what property you are speaking about? If you figure out what cities/zip codes your considering, minimum number of bedrooms a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Rentals in Lake Murray
Megan Schenck, Real Estate Pro in Carlsbad, CA
Megan Schenck answered:
First time home buyer from MO. Moving to San Diego area in Feb 2015. When should I start looking for homes and get pre-qualifed for a loan?
Hello Grace,

I think it's a great idea that you're proactive in your relocating process. It is a huge life changing event and you can never be too prepared.

As others have mention ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in San Diego
amelia.gilli…, Other/Just Looking in Tulsa, OK
amelia.gillian11 answered:
are there any mobile home parks in san diego county where you can own the land instead of renting the land?
My husband and I purchased a mobile home last year, and we took it road tripping everywhere. We gutted out the inside, and refurbished it the way we wanted. It was a lot of hard work, b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Home Buying in San Diego
Trevor Pike, Real Estate Pro in 92101
Trevor Pike answered:
Management company for weekly vacation condo on mission beach
Mission Sands, San Diego Sunset, Sandy Beach, SDVR, 710BR are a few of the most popular vacation rental companies in Mission Beach. I refer my clients to a few of these management comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Rental Basics in 92109
Chad Basinger, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Chad Basinger answered:
What if the VA appraises that property at a lower amount? Is it still under the sellers desgression to provide the selling price of the property?
Hello F3lov,

When the appraisal comes in below the contact price, there are various things that can happen. The seller can elect to stay at the agreed upon contract price, come down ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Home Buying in 92114
Krista Bell, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Krista Bell answered:
LOOKING for a place to rent in PB with 3 to 4 roommates. Is there a way for us all to get preapproval for an apartment/townhouse..rental agent??
Hey there, Karolee,

Sorry it sounds like you have missed out on a few rentals. That's a bummer! I rarely handle rentals, but sometimes there are rentals posted on the MLS which ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Rentals in Pacific Beach
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