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Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
is 3921 voorne for sale or was it sold?
Unfortunately it is not. But I'm sure that we could find you something similar to what you are looking for.

Best regards,
Lynn
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Sarasota
kpflynn, Other/Just Looking in Sarasota, FL
kpflynn answered:
Im interested in the sarasota area. Looking for a condo under 150K with reasonable assoc dues. Close proximity to beach, good rental potential if I
Have you considered west Bradenton? With the new road extension of El Conquistador parkway (IMG Country Club and academy) you can get to the beach in about 10-15 minutes. It's also righ ... more
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Susan Wallach, Home Owner in Sarasota, FL
Susan Wallach answered:
I am interested in Ramblewood Acres. What can you tell me about it?
Built back in the mid '70s so somewhat dated. Located in an older working class blue collar type area. Might be good for an investment rental if you can get it for the right price. Woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 17, 2015 Home Buying in Sarasota
Donna Lagarce, Real Estate Pro in 34238
Donna Lagarce answered:
What areas in sarasota are considered family friendly,safe and yet 10 min drive to siesta key?
Without knowing the details of your requirements (budget, style, pets, age of home, preferences, etc.) it's difficult to determine what would suit your needs best, however there are man ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 2, 2015 Home Buying in Sarasota
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Is it better to buy a home with a pool or put one in after move in. What is?
The evidence all points to the fact that you will pay less if you buy a home that has a pool versus installing the pool yourself. Here are some references to back up that statement:

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Looks like Rosemary District isn't very safe -- high crime numbers - ??
When it comes to questions regarding the safety/crime statistics of a neighborhood, community or area, the only advice a real estate agent should give you is to contact the local police ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Home Buying in Rosemary District
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Colonial homes in McClellan park
McClellan Park is one of the oldest subdivisions in Sarasota, created in 1916. The neighborhood originally had a clubhouse, tennis courts and a yacht basin. It is also one of the most ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Linda Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in 34228
Linda Thompson answered:
My husband & I have 2 Dachshunds under 25 pounds. What communities in Sarasota 34235 zip location allows 2 pets?
Las Palmas will allow owners to have two pets.
Please contact me for additional information about the community.
I'm happy to be of service to you.

Linda Thompson
Experienced. Tru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 Home Buying in 34235
Home Searcher, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV
Home Searcher answered:
How can I tell if a house has liens on it?
Check the real estate information service website www.searchq.com to download a free property report. You can find out if there is a lien (tax, mechanic or even judgement) on the title ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Buying in 34241
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
Professionals needing a mortgage on first home purchase. My wife is a pharmacist and I am an entrepreneur - need advice and options.
You are in a hurry and you are posting on line for help. GEEESUS, go see 2-3 lenders and they can answer your questions. Make one a bank loan officer and the other a mortgage broker. Do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Does anybody know off any real estate, property management or home watch businesses for sale in Sarasota County. They can be web based. thks in adv
The is a property management company called "All Florida Services" that are looking to sell their business. You can contact them by calling (941) 366-7466 and ask for Jerry, or email a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 21, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Whitney Hall, Real Estate Pro in 34209
Whitney Hall answered:
can I buy a home in goldn gate for under $75.000 and if not where would you reccomend? This is a USDA loan
Misty, it will be very difficult to find something in that price range. I am assuming you are looking for USDA because it offers 100% financing but there is another option for you if th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Home Buying in Golden Gate
Catherine Se…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Catherine Seress answered:
I would like info on the safety of the Indian Beach area and Sarasota in general.
I think you will find, if you have not already, some great opportunities in the Indian Beach area. As was previously referenced, you will need to be aware of the flood zone / flood ins ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Catherine Se…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Catherine Seress answered:
Just found a cousin died without leaving a will. My husband and his sisters are the closest living relatives. She owned a house in Sarasota, Fl.
How is it going? Did you speak with an attorney yet? I would recommend Charlie Ball as well ... and are your affairs in order? ;-)
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in 34231
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Interested in a lease-option
Katsartplace,

Lease options are difficult to find and may not be your best option.

To begin with, there are two documents drawn up, a lease or rental agreement that outlines ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Do most houses have MBR suites on first floor? Thanks.
Globalheritage47, Sarasota county has been and continues to be a second home community. Homes were built in the 790s, 80s and 90s. Sarasota buyers typically do not embrace stairs. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Best zip codes in sarasota
Hello,

As someone else has already mentioned, your definition of best may be different than others. Could you be more specific as to what you are searching for? Best as in closest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Where in Sarasota should I look?
Hi Suzi,

How familiar are you with Sarasota? Generally speaking, the closer the homes are to the waterfront the higher the prices. Being closer to the water/bay will also increase ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
How long is it going to take DiVosta to build out Isles on Palmer Ranch? Are they likely to go belly up? Are they REALLY the good quality as they say?
For those who are looking for an update, DiVosta has completed new home construction in The Isles on Palmer Ranch and the builder is now building/selling homes in their new community wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 5, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Looking for a rent to own
Sheenb123, a rent to own has a higher probability in a buyer's market. We are in a seller's market. There are two types of ways to purchase 1.) is rent the property with an option t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Home Buying in Sarasota
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