Zillow Advice RSS: Discussion,All Real Estate Advice Topics,Redlands- CA http://www.zillow.com/advice/Redlands-CA/all/discussion/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate Should we buy now in South Redlands, CA or wait another year? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-we-buy-now-in-South-Redlands-CA-or-wait-another-year/438605/ We're planning to stay in South Redlands, California for at least 5 years. We're renting a home for around $1600. Should we purchase a home instead of renting or should we wait another year or two?&nbsp;<br/><br/>How stable is this market right now and it is safe to buy and start counting building equity or would the home still have losses?&nbsp;<br/><br/>Please advise! Thank you!<br/><br/>Marcus Soriano<br \><br \>10 replies Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-we-buy-now-in-South-Redlands-CA-or-wait-another-year/438605/ 2012-04-11T00:39:00Z Submitting an offer... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Submitting-an-offer/447571/ I currently own my own home and am in the process of refiancing my first mortgage. &nbsp;We live in this home. &nbsp;I want to put an offer in on another home but dont want to mess up the refi that is currently going on. &nbsp;This second home would become our primary residence. &nbsp;I dont want to miss the opportunity to make an offer on this home. &nbsp;Everyone I talk to says to wait until the refi goes through. &nbsp;Does anyone know of a way that I can inform the seller of the second home that I will purchase at full asking price if they give me the week I need to finalize the refi? &nbsp;Is there a contract or something I can submit?? &nbsp;Thank you!<br \><br \>4 replies Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Submitting-an-offer/447571/ 2012-06-20T15:59:00Z Short Sales http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Short-Sales/424990/ How do you feel about using the Equator system for processing short sales?Do you believe it is shortening the approval time?<br \><br \>4 replies Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:01:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Short-Sales/424990/ 2011-12-06T18:01:00Z Are you seriously buying a house? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-you-seriously-buying-a-house/351393/ <em>I was in escrow with a buyer and the buyer bought a car. They no longer qualified for the loan. If you are a buyer and are serious about owning a home, do not use your credit. Do not put it in your spouses name if the loan is under your name. Just wait until you have your&nbsp;house keys in your hand,&nbsp;you will be glad you did.</em><br \><br \>3 replies Tue, 25 May 2010 05:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-you-seriously-buying-a-house/351393/ 2010-05-25T05:05:00Z Sellers must disclose http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Sellers-must-disclose/351392/ <em>An agent in my office was working with a seller and got their home in escrow only to find out during the home inspection that the pipes had rust. The buyers were upset and backed out of the deal. If the sellers had told their agent about&nbsp;the problem, they could have done something to prevent this.....</em><br \><br \>18 replies Tue, 25 May 2010 05:00:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Sellers-must-disclose/351392/ 2010-05-25T05:00:00Z