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My expertise in in residential real estate., I have been selling residential real estate for over 2 decades in the Los Angeles area. I can answer most questions regarding real estate in the state of California and most generic questions for the rest of the country relating to buying and selling homes, selecting a real estate agent, and more!

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Residential Real Estate, Probates, Conservatorship and Trust Sales


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dan08/06/15101010Thanks for good advice
Tim07/07/13101010Fast response.
Shay06/29/13101010Thank you
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Aaron05/22/13101010Thanks very much, Sue, for your help!

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2017-01-31 Red flags:

Hi Ryan,    If you have already signed an exclusive listing agreement then you have an obligation to pay your agent the agreed upon commission no matter who buys the house.  When does the contract say

2015-08-03 buying from agent:

I would NOT recommend you sign the contract at any time.  If the agent finds you a house she/he needs to work out their commission with the other agent and you should NOT be on the hook at any point.

2013-07-06 Question:

Hi Tim,    I really have no experience with what you want to do.  A woman who works in my office has her notary and functions as a travelling notary for signing loans.  She is an experienced realtor but

2013-05-25 Contract negotiations and agent compensation:

Dear Pablo,    You are asking several questions and I will try and answer them as best I can and how things are done in California.    1. Everything should be written into the contract at this time.  Ask

2013-04-16 My daughter's house fell out twice!:

Hi Diane,    I am really sorry that your daughter is having such a hard time. Did her buyers remove all their contingencies?  If so, she can at least fight to keep their deposit.  Nothing is ever definite


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