Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,All Real Estate Advice Topics,Santa Cruz- CA http://www.zillow.com/advice/Santa-Cruz-CA/all/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate Why do u say open house for long-time inactive ptopertyv http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-do-u-say-open-house-for-long-time-inactive-ptopertyv/555513/ Why list an ooen house time/date for inactive property?<br \><br \>4 replies Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-do-u-say-open-house-for-long-time-inactive-ptopertyv/555513/ 2014-08-19T22:06:00Z How to rent when not local http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-rent-when-not-local/553715/ Attending school need to rent ASAP live 7hours away please advise how to go about this<br \><br \>0 replies Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-rent-when-not-local/553715/ 2014-08-08T04:12:00Z Santa Cruz, mobile home space rents in all neighboring areas http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Santa-Cruz-mobile-home-space-rents-in-all-neighboring-areas/552352/ Want to move from Bay Area to cooler climate . I want an adult Mobile home park. I am concerned about space rents . Need info on everything about this subject<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Santa-Cruz-mobile-home-space-rents-in-all-neighboring-areas/552352/ 2014-07-31T03:31:00Z what consitutes a bedroom in santa cruz california? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-consitutes-a-bedroom-in-santa-cruz-california/550789/ 1 reply Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-consitutes-a-bedroom-in-santa-cruz-california/550789/ 2014-07-22T19:12:00Z adenford@hotmail.com http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/adenford-hotmail-com/549909/ Hi with your rentals do you do any that are fully furnished ? my husband is working near soquel we are looking for accommodation from the begining of Aug 2014 for approx 3 weeks or so it needs to be 1 bedroom with parking and laundery ideally close to amenties , with a garden if possible. we are currently in Visalia for approx 2 weeks. Kind Regards Alison Denford<br \><br \>1 reply Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:22:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/adenford-hotmail-com/549909/ 2014-07-16T19:22:00Z 2014: FHA 4 years after BK & 3 after FC with 5% down - ARM or fixed? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/2014-FHA-4-years-after-BK-3-after-FC-with-5-down-ARM-or-fixed/547897/ I had a chapter 7 BK discharged in 2010, and the bank finally foreclosed my property in 2011&nbsp;&nbsp;(completely transferred out of my name)&nbsp;- so we're 4 and 3 years after those events.<br/><br/>I'm looking at buying again with an FHA underwritten loan, and I'm wondering if my strategy should be to go with an ARM now, knowing that I will be able to refinance with a conventional (and probably conforming) loan in 4 years once its Fannie Mae's foreclosure seasoning guidelines allow for it.<br/><br/>Obviously interest rates will rise, but it seems like I could save more with an ARM right now and pay down the principle in anticipation of the refinance...<br/><br/>Are there any strategies here I should consider?<br \><br \>5 replies Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/2014-FHA-4-years-after-BK-3-after-FC-with-5-down-ARM-or-fixed/547897/ 2014-06-30T19:03:00Z Home Value http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Value/546845/ 252 Fast Lane, Santa Cruz. CA.&nbsp; Happy Valley<br/>3200sq ft view of valley.<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Value/546845/ 2014-06-24T01:57:00Z How long can a short sale effect my credit? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-long-can-a-short-sale-effect-my-credit/545464/ Hi, in California, how long does it take for a short to no longer effect my credit for a new home loan?<br \><br \>6 replies Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-long-can-a-short-sale-effect-my-credit/545464/ 2014-06-14T07:06:00Z House not shown to be for sale. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/House-not-shown-to-be-for-sale/542430/ 950 w cliff dr Santa Cruz,ca is for sale, but is not shown as for sale on your web site<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 25 May 2014 16:02:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/House-not-shown-to-be-for-sale/542430/ 2014-05-25T16:02:00Z Trustworthy Landlord? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Trustworthy-Landlord/536107/ Yesterday I contacted a Zillow landlord for information regarding a property at 221 Chestnut Street in Santa Cruz. &nbsp;I gave the person (Joe Wheelock) information (nothing about finances) and asked some questions about when the unit is available, etc. &nbsp;We have exchanged a couple of emails but he has not really answered my questions, and meanwhile has rushed to approve us as renters. &nbsp;Apparently he lives in Alaska, so can not show the property himself and seems to want the security deposit before we've even seen the interior of the place. &nbsp;This is starting to seem suspicious - do you know anything about him or this listing?<br \><br \>4 replies Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Trustworthy-Landlord/536107/ 2014-04-11T21:06:00Z What to do about a guy calling me from Nigeria about the house listed 1150 17th Ave. Santa Cruz ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-to-do-about-a-guy-calling-me-from-Nigeria-about-the-house-listed-1150-17th-Ave-Santa-Cruz/532837/ This guy says he is out of country working on AIDS education project , His name is Jerry Childers, his number is 2347011155152 and he wants me to send $700 deposit for this house . and then he will fed&nbsp;ex the documents and keys &nbsp;I have not as it appears to be a scam . I went by the house and spoke to the neighbor and she says the people are here locally that own the house . Just thought you should know.<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-to-do-about-a-guy-calling-me-from-Nigeria-about-the-house-listed-1150-17th-Ave-Santa-Cruz/532837/ 2014-03-18T23:59:00Z how do u go about getting this one an is it wise. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-u-go-about-getting-this-one-an-is-it-wise/532479/ never bought before an dont have too much cash but good credit<br/><br \><br \>2 replies Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:51:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-u-go-about-getting-this-one-an-is-it-wise/532479/ 2014-03-15T22:51:00Z how soon can you buy a second house? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-you-buy-a-second-house/530846/ just bought first house on FHA loan on August of last year, How soon can you buy a second home?<br \><br \>1 reply Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-soon-can-you-buy-a-second-house/530846/ 2014-03-04T06:52:00Z Is it possible to get a 90% loan on an investment condo? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528623/ 4 replies Sun, 16 Feb 2014 02:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528623/ 2014-02-16T02:12:00Z (Moved): Is it possible to get a 90% loan on an investment condo? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moved-Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528626/ This discussion has been moved to the following location: <a href="http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528623/">http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528623/</a><br \><br \>0 replies Sun, 16 Feb 2014 02:51:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moved-Is-it-possible-to-get-a-90-loan-on-an-investment-condo/528626/ 2014-02-16T02:51:00Z How can I be certain if I buy a home that I won't take on someone else debt in an auction http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-be-certain-if-I-buy-a-home-that-I-won%27t-take-on-someone-else-debt-in-an-auction/526816/ 2 replies Sat, 01 Feb 2014 22:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-be-certain-if-I-buy-a-home-that-I-won%27t-take-on-someone-else-debt-in-an-auction/526816/ 2014-02-01T22:11:00Z do listings fall off zillow once they have an accepted offer? Anyway to keep the listing up? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-listings-fall-off-zillow-once-they-have-an-accepted-offer-Anyway-to-keep-the-listing-up/525747/ 3 replies Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:13:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-listings-fall-off-zillow-once-they-have-an-accepted-offer-Anyway-to-keep-the-listing-up/525747/ 2014-01-24T22:13:00Z what is a confirmed lender http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-a-confirmed-lender/190783/ what does the icon "confirmed lender" next to the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lender</a> name mean?<br \><br \>6 replies Wed, 21 Jan 2009 17:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-a-confirmed-lender/190783/ 2009-01-21T17:21:00Z what is my parcel number http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-my-parcel-number/519817/ for 180 dakota ave. apt 35, santa cruz, ca 95060<br \><br \>2 replies Fri, 22 Nov 2013 23:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-my-parcel-number/519817/ 2013-11-22T23:12:00Z Looking for a lender who processes VA Streamline loans and does not require an appraisal. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-lender-who-processes-VA-Streamline-loans-and-does-not-require-an-appraisal/417817/ My lender does not do refinances but i do&nbsp; have a VA guaranteed loan and would like to refinance via the VA IRRRL (Stream-LIne) loan. Anyone have any lenders they can recommend?<br \><br \>5 replies Sun, 02 Oct 2011 03:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-lender-who-processes-VA-Streamline-loans-and-does-not-require-an-appraisal/417817/ 2011-10-02T03:07:00Z