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Elva Wormley, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Elva Wormley answered:
Any lenders who do loans in LA for non-warrantable condos? Developer owns 4 of 18 units, plans to sell 2 soon, but that won't be enough. Have 10% down
I may be able to help you if the property will be owner-occupied.

Please feel free to give me a call.

Best regards,

Elva A. Wormley
Mortgage Consultant
32+ Years Experience
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Elva Wormley, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Elva Wormley answered:
Hello, I have a 596 credit score and would like to know if I qualify for a home or for a FHA LOAN
Hi Maria,

Yes, you can qualify for an FHA loan with a 596 score. Of course there are other factors such as stability of income, debt-to-income ratio, etc.

Please feel free to give ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Home Buying in Los Angeles
Bryan Horn, Real Estate Pro in Southern Pacific / R...
Bryan Horn answered:
What is the average cost of escrow for a home worth $100,000? How is the escrow determined?
Are you referring to Escrow service with title insurance or the building of an escrow account for property taxes and insurance?

If referring to property taxes, the lender usually r ... more
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Maria.formen…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Maria.formenton asked:
I am curious, if I was looking for 2 acres or more to build a house, and was looking for 2 acres of vacant land, it would not be hard to find close to This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/1084151449-1853-Sunset-Plaza-Dr-Los-Angeles-CA-90069?ecampaign=con_day_openhmsrch_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Fproperty%2F1084151…
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Jacqui Rum, Real Estate Pro in Westlake Village, CA
Jacqui Rum answered:
Can I buy a home with a 596 credit score?
You could qualify for an FHA loan for sure. You would just need about 3.5% for down payment.
If you have any more questions, email me: jacqui.rum@gmail.com
I have a lender I really tr ... more
1 vote Share Flag Yesterday at 6:53am Home Buying in Los Angeles
Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Isaac answered:
Is marina del rey nicer than playa del rey, and is playa del rey similar to malibu, or malibu is nicest by far?
Both areas would be great to live in; but if you were planning to purchase I believe you may see more future growth in Playa Del Rey/ Playa Vista. This is due to the new Runway Playa Vi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Market Conditions in Marina Del Ray
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
Question about Real Estate Agents
"Taking your offer" and "presenting it" is part of the duties of your Realtor. This would also include making sure the document is properly prepared. It would have been in your best int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Buying in 90026
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
looking for a 3 bedroom house in West Los Angeles, but was forced to file a bankruptcy in November 2013.
Finding a Rental is quite difficult with an eviction or bankruptcy in your records. The large apartment complexes tend to be more lenient then individual landlords. You may need to offe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Rentals in 90073
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
We just purchased a home (los Angeles) seller said he would fix things that were wrong with the property, but he did not. We got the keys 2 days ago
Final walk through is the time to look at all agreed to repairs, that you have in writing, and clear them. Once the property closes escrow you have to resort to legal means to get issue ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Los Angeles
Blaine Richa…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Blaine Richards answered:
I would like to ask everybody tells me to stay away from the canyons, address similar to bowmont drive? If i could ask why, is it a health concern?
To answer your question, It is hard to know exactly what some people mean when they say stay away from canyon properties or those similar to Bowmont Drive. Properties in the canyons ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Market Conditions in Hollywood Hills
bengibson4113, Both Buyer and Seller in Salt Lake City, UT
bengibson4113 answered:
What is the current average cost of commercial construction cost (in Los Angeles)?
I'm not sure what the current average cost of commercial construction in Los Angeles, but I would recommend calling out at least 3 reputable contractors to maybe help you. I know there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Market Conditions in Los Angeles
reynoldsc99, Renter in Tulsa, OK
reynoldsc99 answered:
When do you think a house qualifies for demolition?
To decide if a house should be demolished or repaired, I think you need to look at the time and cost. Bring in a professional to inspect the house and determine everything that would ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Market Conditions in 90025
Charla Myers, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Charla Myers answered:
Is it worth refinancing an April'13 initiated 30 yrs fixed FHA loan @ 3.75% interest rate plus $610/- PMI/mo to a 4.3% conventional loan without
I recommend talking with a mortgage broker. If you don't have one, try Brian Guth at Agency Capital Partners; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brian-Guth-Jason-Vanderpoort/283448235048003 ... more
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Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
Is Millikan a Good school?
Hi Wendy,

On my website, LiveInSoCalStyle.com, there is a tab entitled Market Insider. When you click on that tab and type in a zip code to search, you will receive up the date info ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Market Conditions in Van Nuys
Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
how is he neighborhood and schools?
Hi Shakira,

I'm not sure which community you are asking about but on my website: LiveInSoCalStyle.com, there is a tab entitled, Market Insider. When you go to that tab and put in a ... more
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Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
I like to ask people who live in hollywood hills say it gets extremely hot?
Hi Maria,

I just answered your question about Pacific Palisades and Malibu. Coming from NYC, I can't imagine that you will find Doheny Drive or really any part of the Hollywood Hill ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Market Conditions in Hollywood Hills
Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
Is pacific palisades nicer than Malibu, or personal preference? The beaches are different in pacific palisades than they are in Malibu?
Hi, Maria,

I grew up here on the Westside of Los Angeles but spent 20 years in NYC and CT. Pacific Palisades is a bit like Westport or Greenwich, CT. It is very upscale and family ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in Pacific Palisades
Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
Canadian moving to Los Angeles, are there any real estate agents specializing in finding rentals?
I agree that, given you budget, you might find Westside Rentals your best option. You might also check with USC. They may have a homefinder's service.

Good luck in your search.

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Rentals in Los Angeles
Nancy Hannah, Real Estate Pro in 90292
Nancy Hannah answered:
Second home as investment property in downtown Los Angeles
There are some excellent areas still competitively priced in Los Angeles. I would look into Highland Park, Mt. Washington and Echo Park. Lovely communities close to DTLA with huge fut ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Investment Properties in Los Angeles
Melchor, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Melchor answered:
I have a pre-approved VA loan and need a realtor with lots of VA loan experience.
Hello coronadoji,

First and foremost, thank you for your service and for posting your question here at trulia. Just as Kawain Payne noted, it doesn't matter what type of loan you are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Home Buying in West Los Angeles
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