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Jennifer Sab…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Jennifer Sabattini, MBA,SRS answered:
I am an out of state buyer looking for property in Hunter's Creek Fl area..getting mixed messages about the area (zip code 32837) Is the area
Hi Steve,
I am a Realtor who also lives in Hunters Creek. It's true, some areas can be deceiving but these areas are in the 32837 which does include Hunters Creek. I strongly suggest t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
What are the best Orlando, FL areas to live in? By best I generally mean safe and relatively quiet.
Always fun to look at 4 year old questions. When this was asked there were a lot of possibilities, but now in 2013, not so much. Here's what I found:
http://mfr.mlxchange.com/DotNet/ ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Keyla Cruz, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Keyla Cruz answered:
I would like to buy a house. I have been employed @ the same place for 7 yrs., single mom of 2, own my own car, have no credit cards except my bank
Good Morning Carm,

For First Time Homebuyers and your score, you will need the 10% of the down payment. You can apply for the goverment programs, in order to receive mor money for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
Is hurricane an issue in Orlando?
When did this become Match.com? I've seen more of these silly proposition emails lately than ever before...
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Marta M. Ros…, Real Estate Pro in Heathrow, FL
Marta M. Rosario answered:
can seller cancel short sale contract after signing contract and bank has the deposit?
Yes, in a short sale contract you have more then one way to get out of it even after a lender approval.
feel free to contact me for any other questions that you may have. Have a great ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in Commerce Township, MI
Russ Ravary answered:
me and my wife got married about 7 months ago and we are looking to purchase our first home but our credit is not so good . what can we do about this?
One pay ALL your bills ON TIME. Get a secured credit card. Use it wisely to buy gas and food. Pay it off each month. Get two if you can. It will take a year but your credit scores ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 6, 2013 Home Buying in 32837
Rosa Maria V…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Rosa Maria Valdes answered:
Anyone have an opinion of Chartres Gardens in Hunters Creek? Is it a "good" area? safe area at night? Any HOA issues? Would you live?
Hi Steve:
Chartres Gardens is located in Hunters Creek and this community is range number 91 in all USA for living. Good luck in your search.there is HOA fees involved.
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 2, 2012 Home Buying in 32837
Steven Clark, Real Estate Pro in Winter Park, FL
Steven Clark answered:
Home value crashed, but taxes still going up, many houses in Hunters Creek for sale are asking as much as a half million dollars why?
Sandra,

To help answer the tax question. Yes values have fallen, but the appraised value is then applied against a tax millage rate to come up with what amount you pay. If the city o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 11, 2012 Home Buying in 32837
Ken Anderson, Real Estate Pro in 32746
Ken Anderson answered:
looking for a house in hunters creeks, 4/3 2 story with a sreened in pool, around 220000.
Lisaa, as of 4/20 there are 2 homes in Hunters Creek that fit your criteria. One is bank owned the other is not. so what you want is very viable. If you want more choices you can add Fa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 20, 2011 Home Buying in 32837
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
tax credit
Carm, now I undertand your other question about not being able to close in the next 4 days much better. Sorry, you are out of luck. Congress has not extended the June 30 deadline. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 26, 2010 Home Buying in 32837
Phmtch, Home Buyer in Orlando, FL
Phmtch answered:
I apply for a credit cared, secured credit, n I am denied beacuse of not enough credit history or delinquent credit, I am trying to establish credit
I was in your shoes when I first started out. The process was frustrating & it took about a year for me to establish some credit, but worth it. I now have excellent credit. Here ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 15, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Mike Luzzo, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Mike Luzzo answered:
I was told if I purchased another home in Fl I couldn't apply for a homestead on a second home if I purchased one. Is this true?
Hello Carm, Rik (whom I work with) is right on with his answer. Your taxes on your primary homesteaded property will be lower by approximately 20% - 25% on a comparable property. Good l ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 24, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Maggie DeGen…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Maggie DeGennaro, Realtor® answered:
The home next to mine is going into foreclouser is empty and I would be interested in it. I know who the mortgage co is. How can I find out how much?
I am working on one right now, The home has been vacant for some time and my clients would like to purchase it. We are working on contacting the owner to see what is happening and if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 4, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Robert, Real Estate Pro in 34747
Robert answered:
please could any one give me some advice on buying a villa at reunion, is it a good buy at current prices,or
To be perfectly honest I love Reunion but I do think as you put it, it may be that sinking ship.
Prices are being slashed and the place looks empty every time I show property there.
R ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Tony and Hol…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Tony and Holly Galarza answered:
Put a bid on a house - the real estate company took it off the market - said the title needed to straightened
Stephanie... don't worry you are in good shape. Jim was right that you want a clear title so let this take its course and you will be better off. In my experience I have seen titles tak ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Mike Luzzo, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Mike Luzzo answered:
What is the pro's & con's when dealing directly with the home owner vs. an real estate agent when buying hm?
Wanda, the Pro & Con:

PRO:
Homeowner :
1.direct contact
2. less paperwork
3. no real estate commission

CON:
Homeowner:
1. they will will lie to you
2. they will not discl ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Jefferson, Home Buyer in Bucks County, PA
Jefferson answered:
What is the pro's & con's when dealing directly with the home owner vs. an real estate agent when buying hm?
Hi Wanda,

Generally, the only way to "deal directly with the home owner" is to find a FSBO home (not counting REO). In this case, even when you both don't have agents - it does not m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Jacqueline C…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Jacqueline Clarke answered:
Are there any grants or incentives available for homebuyers?
Hi Ramon,

This is right up my alley. I am a down payment specialist with several years experience working with SHIP (State Housing Intiative Program) also known as down payment ass ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Rick Aguirre, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Rick Aguirre answered:
What exactly does contract pending, with first right of refusal mean on a home for sale? Does the listing?
Azzinarodonna,
This could mean that the property has an offer and depending on the circumstances is still being marketed ( sometime short sales are done this way).
Or it could mean th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
Broker Dave &…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Broker Dave & Patty answered:
What are the differences between 'Short Sale' and REO?
Les,

Short Sale can take 2 to 6 months but if you have the time and place a decent bid you could get a great deal. Mostly the bids I see on a Short Sale are from investors and usuall ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 4, 2009 Home Buying in 32837
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