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Michael Sals…, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Michael Salstein answered:
I am purchasing a home with cash and I was asked to provide proof of funds. I am uncomfortable with showing a bank statement. Is there another way?
I have actually had my buyer's financial planner (or Bank rep) write a letter on bank letter head stating that they have more than enough cash assets to purchase the subject property. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Buying in 94114
Mis Take, Home Buyer in South San Francisco,...
Mis Take answered:
I'm considering selling my condo in San francisco, however the HOA is currently in litigation with developer
Hello
My sister closed a refinance with her real estate broker just recently her condo is in litigation as well which is also contruction defect. its been in litigation since 2012 you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in San Francisco
Roger Landry, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Roger Landry answered:
Best time to buy in San Francisco
You picked a slower time in the San Francisco market to start looking to purchase. June/July and August is a time for vacation and sellers unless they absolutely have to sell will not p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
What's the best way to find out about pocket listings?
Since you know the specific building you are interested in, why not engage a Buyer's Agent who would do the research on your behalf?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Buying in South Beach
Notagalongs, Home Buyer in Hixson, TN
Notagalongs answered:
WHO IS THE PROPERTY OWNER?
Who owns property at 6027 middle valley rd hixson tn 37353
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2014 Home Buying in Ingleside Terrace
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I fell down slippery steps at my apartment building and I have asked landlord for two free months rent to cover medical and missed work. Is that Ok?
My a dive in three words, attorney, attorney, attorney.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2014 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Replacing Old Victorian Bay Windows
I would get at least three different quotes, that price seems very high.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
bengibson4113, Home Buyer in Fontana, CA
bengibson4113 answered:
I'd like to buy a permanent deeded parking spot (without associated housing). How would I go about this? How should I find sellers?
That's an excellent question, how can you buy a permanent deeded parking spot. I'm also curious to know if you can have it re-painted & maybe even a street sign so people don't park the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 31, 2014 Home Buying in 94115
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
During purchase of a Short Sale, the appraisal tagged the roof as needing repairs before loan. What are my options?
Do you want the house or not?
The lenders often have other ways to unload the property w/o a short sale.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
How much is a roof replacement on a Victorian home in San Francisco?
what size? Metal, shake roof,warranty time etc? These are not meant for every roofer.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
how expensive of a house can I afford?
You need the services of a reliable mortgage advisor.

In Yuba City I use the services of Mickey Sullivan at Evergreen Home Loans who can be reached at:

Mickey Sullivan
Trusted L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
VERREOS, Tony, Real Estate Pro in California
VERREOS, Tony answered:
Does buying in a building with below market rate (BMR) units affect property values?
Like everything else that impacts real estate values, it depends on the details: where it is, what it is, how it is. If there isn't anything about the BMR resident or owner that causes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 27, 2014 Home Buying in Mission Dolores
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
SF Bay Area Financing for a US citizen living abroad
Hello OOZZ, it only takes a few dozen questions to qualify and go over your options. You have a few options of stated income loans or Foreign National or maybe bank statement program. H ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
What should I know about asbestos?
You need to send a sample in to be tested for asbestos. If it comes back negative, you can leave it up and be fine. Though if it comes back positive, you will need to get it removed. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Hello, I am going to be moving from Denver, CO and would like to know what area is the most affordable in San Francisco?
chk out the crime statistics and schools before you make your decisions.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2014 General Area in San Francisco
Jennifer Bee…, Real Estate Pro in California
Jennifer Beeston answered:
Selling my house in SF, where can I look to find a top-local agent? I just want my agent to be extremely good, and get my home sold fast.
Check out My team Sf with Zephyr. If you google their name it should give you all the info you need.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2014 Home Selling in San Francisco
gabriela.nov…, Renter in San Francisco, CA
gabriela.novak answered:
Please suggest a good school district area close to sf-oakland bay bride, dont mind 45 min drive
Importantly, unless you can afford to pay for a private school, definitely don't move to San Francisco if you have children.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/san-francisco-unified-school-dis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Moving in San Francisco
Paul Warrin, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Paul Warrin answered:
CAN SOMEONE RECOMMEND AN APARTMENT COMPLEX THAT RENTS FURNISHED APTS NEAR THE FINANCIAL DISTRICT?? I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE AN ANSWER. THANK YOU
Hi Matthew,
I own an apartment building near the financial district that rents furnished apartments. If you are still looking for a good rental, please let me know and I can send you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Home Buying in Financial District
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
What kinds of interior renovations require city permits?
Looks like this is a year old, but it's still a relevant question that I've been asked recently - so here's my two cents:

Permits can be pretty easy to get for interior renovations i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Trying to buy another condo. Should I sell my current condo or rent it out?
As Nicole said below, a 1031 exchange is a great idea and it's definitely something I'd recomend looking into as well!

It's also worth looking into housing trends in the neighborhood ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Investment Properties in San Francisco
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