About: My name is Joseph Markowitz. I have over 20 years experience in the real estate industry. I specialize in helping sellers as well as buyers achieve their desired result. Getting the best market price if you're selling as well as the best deal in town if you're buying is something I'm good at. I...
About: My name is Joseph Markowitz. I have over 20 years experience in the real estate industry. I specialize in helping sellers as well as buyers achieve their desired result. Getting the best market price if you're selling as well as the best deal in town if you're buying is something I'm good at. I specialize in the communities of Hacienda Heights, Walnut, Diamond Bar, Rowland Heights, Whittier and Eastvale.
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01/02/2016 - preciouz29 Showed home in 2015 in Placentia, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe helped us start the search, but unfortunately we're relocating to a different state, so we weren't able to close anything. During the time I did work with him, he was very responsive and helpful. He even offered to help set us up with someone in our new state once we're ready. Never any MoreJoseph Markowitz10/21/2015 - melahsu Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Rowland Heights, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe helped me looking for houses in Rowland Height, I am very impressed on his sincere attitude and good knowledge of the realty business. He is very patient and very detailed. I felt he is a good realtor and will not hesitate to ask for his expertise assistance again.Joseph Markowitz10/06/2015 - yanqiu98 Sold a Townhouse home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Hacienda Heights, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Highly likely to recommend always very quick to get back to me Knowledgeable , Efficient and Successfully sold my home, Helping me achieve my goal when selling my home. what a wonderful agent to work with!!!Joseph Markowitz02/09/2015 - ylamcheng Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Alhambra, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: I was a first time home buyer, I had no idea where to begin the house looking process. Joe made this experience for me so wonderful! Any questions I had, he answered them with urgency and honesty. He put my heart and mind at ease with this huge purchase I was about to take on, explaining the entire process from start to finish, holding my hand, and making sure that I understood everything from our first intitial offer, to the tedious paperwork, right down to the closing day! He was patient with my questions and made himself available to me, day or night, no stone was left unturned. I highly recommend him to anyone I come in contact with, whether you are a first time home buyer, or are looking for a different house to fit your needs. Joe helped me find my dream home that I was looking for.Joseph Markowitz02/05/2015 - mingle328 Showed home in 2014 in Otterbein, Rowland Heights, CA 91748. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe is always very quick to get back to me.......and I frequently have questions! Personal attention like he provides makes me feel like all my needs are just as important to him as they are to me!! We have use Joe to sell and to buy, and both were wonderful experiences. We will definitely use him again.Joseph Markowitz02/03/2015 - ada108108 Listed, but didn't sell my home in 2014 in Otterbein, Rowland Heights, CA 91748. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe Markowitz helped me find a rental house in 2014. He is knowledgable and understands the rental process. We looked at several homes until we found something that our family agreed to rent Joe is patent and was quick to point out things to be aware of when entering into a rental contract. I recommend Joe MarkowitzJoseph Markowitz02/03/2015 - lamona88 Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Hacienda Heights, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe has been the most helpful and knowledgeable professional in the real estate business that we have ever encountered. He is attentive and respectful, and his knowledge of the market is exceptional. He helped us find a place and also helped us deal with our property. Joe was high energy, extremely positive, and genuinely committed to understanding our specific needs. We have lived in many cities around the US and abroad, and Joe is the best real estate professional we have ever found!Joseph Markowitz02/02/2015 - fb1080 Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Hacienda Heights, CA. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: Joe Markowitz was an integral part in helping us achieve our goal when selling our home. When other agents were just looking to get a commission and get us to sign a commitment, Joe sat down with us and explained the in's and out's of our area - why some homes were listing for outrageously high prices but then staying on the market for months. He was able to help us get a real feel for our market and we sold our home in less than a month and got the price we were looking for when we first started. Joe is a great negotiator and really knows his stuff!Joseph Markowitz01/30/2015 - michaelchongfn Showed home in 2014 in Hillgrove, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745. Local knowledge: Process expertise: Responsiveness: Negotiation skills: I am a buyer that recently moved to America from China. I found Joe locally and had the best buying experience with him. He helped me and my family found a great home. He answered all the questions that I had and had been so patient with what I was looking for. He helped me and my family settle in our new home, I couldn't be happier with choosing Joe. He also has associates that speaks Chinese as well if needed. But I had no problem in communicating with him. Joe definitely cares in helping families find a home and I recommend him.Joseph Markowitz
Answers (27)Displaying: 27 Most Recent AnswersAnswered: Jan 3, 2017these are two separate transactions so you can ask and you can also be declinedAnswered: Jan 3, 2017if you have only an oral agreement you can say noAnswered: Jan 3, 2017In answer to: bad credit, can i still get a loan?difficult, but if you have a cosignor with great credit its possibleAnswered: Jan 3, 2017very good if you have a cosignor or guarantorAnswered: Jan 3, 2017there are other factors to consider here such as questioning the niece as to cause of death of her relative. The realtor may have been trying to protect the niece in some way.Answered: Jan 3, 2017I would say that your agent felt the time you lived there was in fact quite short and would complicate the deal if you said you had lived there. The question i would have to ask you would be how long did you live there?Answered: Jan 3, 2017in a snap of the finger! just contact a local agent in Shelby county.Answered: Jan 3, 2017look for a co signor or guarantor so they would be on the hook if you default. Problem solved !Answered: Jan 3, 2017generally no, but it would depend on the terms of your contractAnswered: Jan 3, 2017certainly not if the rental properties belong to the owner who is doing the advertisingAnswered: Jan 3, 2017depending on local law he can only ask for security deposit increase. It would also depend on the terms of your contract namely what amount if security deposit is due at the terms of signing. if you are already occupying the unit, then most likely it would depend on if the contract requires a deposit.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Well, wages are definitely important as is your credit score.Answered: Aug 18, 2016In answer to: When is the best time to look at homes?Whenever is the right time for you is the right time to purchase. There are numerous government assistance programs being offered right now. The warmer months tend to have more properties being offered for sale while more buyers are also looking in the warmer months. After tax season is a great time to look if you are awaiting a tax return.Answered: Aug 18, 2016There likely is a hidden danger that requires your consent to this notice requirementAnswered: Aug 18, 2016It is possible Consult a local realtor for up to date rental listingsAnswered: Aug 18, 2016I am assuming you meant an abandonned house. The answer is you have to be the recorded taxpayer of record. Your question is not capable of being answered correctly without more information. Are you paying to the abandonned owner of record to become the owner of record? Probably not and is appears you are squatting.Answered: Aug 18, 2016It can happen from time to time. There are scam artists out there and they do surface from time to time. A realtor can help ferret out these predators and find you a stable person who would be a good rental candidate.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Yes you can! A qualified real estate agent can help you find that buyer or renter at no cost for you to advertise. You only pay for an approved renter or buyer a pre arranged commission once you find a suitable buyer or renter. There is NO charge for you to advertise on this site (with a Realtor).Answered: Aug 18, 2016Nice ad. A qualified Real Estate Agent is likely to find a better renter with a higher FICO score that will be less risk than renting on your own. It may be the best investment you can make to find a stable renter.Answered: Aug 18, 2016In answer to: How can I get out of a real estate contract?I'm assuming you have a contract for a lease that is at least six months in duration. It is possible to work something out with the owner as the home can be re rented and you might only be responsible for cleaning and downtime the home is not rented. In a strong rental market the downtime can be as little as one month.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Yes it is. It does help to consummate a deal as there may be issues not apparent to either the seller or the agent that may help in the negotiation process.Answered: Aug 18, 2016In answer to: can I list my home for rent on this site?Yes you can ! With the help of a qualified professional, a realtor, can find out recently rented comps and list and rent your home successfully on this site. Thank you for your interest.Answered: Aug 18, 2016In answer to: how can I talk to someone about a houseBest thing is to consult a local realtor and tell them what you are looking for and in what area and what your budget is. The more information you can give to the agent the better chance he or she has of helping youAnswered: Aug 18, 2016In answer to: how do you know if pets are allowed?It is best to ask the contact person in the ad or consult a realtor to help you find a rental that does allow pets.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Comparable sales properties can be found for recently sold properties and active listings in your area. A realtor in your area can help determine the current value of your home.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Best solution is to consult a local realtor where you plan to buy or rent. He or she will be able to find a listing in the area that suits your needs. A local newspaper may give you more rental information than is available on the MLS. It is best to consult both to start your search.Answered: Aug 18, 2016Ask a competent real estate agent about the process. They are usually listed by a broker or are sold at auction. There is no cost to you the buyer for seeking the services of a professional as agent comissions are typically paid by the seller.
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