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Charanjeet A…, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Charanjeet Ajmani answered:
What is current 15 & 30 year fixed rate for re-finance is Soma?
Hi Ernie:

The re-finance rates will depend on numerous factors, it would be best to speak with a couple local mortgage bankers with great track record. Here is a list of top mortgag ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Financing in San Francisco
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest 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.
Hi John Jason!

We understand that selling your home can be an overwhelming experience and that at times can be unbelievably stressful. We know that finding the right agent can be jus ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Selling in San Francisco
Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
Does installing Solar add value to your home?
I think it definitely adds value to your home. The efficiency of the panels will depend on a number of factors, especially geographic location. Even if you can't use them to their full ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 22, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Chris Hazlew…, Real Estate Pro in Johns Creek, GA
Chris Hazlewood answered:
Hi, I'm looking for home to buy or rent. I am in military service, and I'll be going to school in San Francisco start in January.
We are a dedicated lending team to help you with your purchase. Our website http://www.PurchaseApplication.com allows you to get pre-qualified for a home purchase with No SSN or Credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Durwin Cheung, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Durwin Cheung answered:
Is Pacific Ave. a safe neighborhood?
There is also an app you can download which gives you an idea if it's safe enough for you or not. It's called Sketch Factor and it's available at the apple app store.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Pacific Heights
Durwin Cheung, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Durwin Cheung answered:
What should I know about asbestos?
Asbestos can be found in many older homes that have popcorn ceilings. It is toxic if it is breathe in. This happens most often when homeowners do remodeling and scraped it off on thei ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
Rick Mei, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Rick Mei answered:
Is Rick Mei a real person? He has listings but no messaging and never answers his phone. Could he be a scam?
Contact my directly to verify a listing please. 415-787-2123
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014 Rentals in SoMa
Calvin James, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Calvin James answered:
What to know when hiring a contractor?
All these answers have been great. I would also look into the insurance the contractor uses. This can say a lot about their work. I company that invests in good insurance will most l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
Gary Birtles, Other/Just Looking in Scottsdale, AZ
Gary Birtles answered:
Replacing Old Victorian Bay Windows
To me, that sounds a little bit pricey. I suggest doing some shopping around. Get a few more quotes and that should help you get a better idea of what they cost. That is probably the sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Mary Beth Br…, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Mary Beth Breslin asked:
when is auctiom?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Foreclosure in Pacific Heights
Jaime Rico, Home Buyer in Imperial, CA
Jaime Rico answered:
I have an approval from Guild Mortgage - how do they compare to a Big Bank (Wells, BofA, etc) - can I rely on them to pull through?
Guild Mortgage in El Centro, CA, specifically Ralph Ponce has made our home purchase the worst experience ever. I have never in my life dealt with anyone more unprofessional. If you dea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Financing in San Francisco
Connie Mitch…, Real Estate Pro in South Padre Island, TX
Connie Mitchell 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?
Very good advice posted here. Generally negotiating terms on your own is not a good idea. With the possibility of a disabiling injury you should consult an attorney after a visit to a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 13, 2014 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Ryan Rudnick answered:
How much additional value does a fully furnished apartment have over an empty apartment?
It all depends on the situation. Many home buyers or renters don't want existing furniture in their new apartment as they want to furnish themselves. In cases like that, it wont add a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Is it mandatory to have a home inspection in San Francisco prior to renting a home?
I agree with the other answers here - haven't heard of a need for a home inspection for rentals. That being said, many landlords will ask that you do a walk-through with them to make n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Rental Basics in 94118
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Ryan Rudnick answered:
My Tenant died leaving behind a roommate who has proven to be unreliable. The roommate is not on the lease. How can I evict this person.?
A real estate attorney is definitely the best way to go here. If you want a recommendation, I'd be happy to help with that.

Good luck!
-Ryan
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Rentals in San Francisco
Calvin James, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Calvin James answered:
Define the term granite countertops
It depends on the context. Are you talking about counter tops? Granite usually refers to the type of rock used. Marble or other types of rock as well as placebo covers do not qualify ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Buying a house after bankruptcy
Hello Claudia, you may qualify ONE DAY after a BK, short sale, foreclosure or deed in lieu with 20% down and minimum 660 fico score. You may qualify FHA ONE YEAR from a BK, short sale, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Home Buying in 94110
Randall Ortiz, Real Estate Pro in Carmichael, CA
Randall Ortiz answered:
Seeking SF real estate agent who has worked with new Stanford faculty?
We have an office in San Francisco, let me know if you still need help.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2014 Home Buying in San Francisco
Randall Ortiz, Real Estate Pro in Carmichael, CA
Randall Ortiz answered:
Median Prices for 3 bedroom 2 bath with view of San Bruno Mountains in Miraloma Park
Are you looking to buy or sell a property?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2014 Market Conditions in San Francisco
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