Gary Ginsberg's Danville Real Estate Blog
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Large investment pools of money and subsidized first time homebuyers are duking it out forcing up prices over market...
I had another meeting with CCCSD over the backyard sewer mains in the Las Lomitas subdivision in Danville CA. This affects 50 homes. I was informed that in response to my efforts the district is contemplating a proposal for a special assessment that would put the sewer main where it belongs..at t...
According to latest on discussed Danville,CA prescriptive easement of backyard sewer main, my source at Landamerica Commonwealth informs me the CCCSD resolution amendment indeed shows in the public record on each of the listed parcel #'s. I have not personally confirmed this but if true my th...
I looked at the web discussions about recourse and non-recourse loans and then opened the textbook. Purchase money loans are non-recourse..even if junior lien. Subsequent loans and refis not protected by anti-deficiency measures.The big gap in textbook and discussion on web.. 80/20 purchase money...
Useful rule of thumb..average cost to foreclose 55 to 70 KShort sale offers of less than average loss more likely accepted.Offers should stress buyer's committment and patience with short sale process. This may prevail over a higher offer with less committment.Buyers be advised that banks wil...
I have been dealing with a situation that concerns me as a homeowner and Realtor...The problem: A sewer main in an unconventional location running through the middle of my backyard as well as 50 neighbors. The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District holds a "prescriptive" easement to mai...
Danville, CA 94526 Issue: Sewer MainA sewer easement declaration from 1977 against all lots in Los Lomitas subdivision #1 is unreported by First American in a purchase dating Dec 31, 1991. The sewer easement is not placed where permitted by subdivision CC&R 's at perimeter of property, r...