I have never heard of an account being suspended, did you posted something that may have been consider inappropriate. You are not going to get a straight answer by asking the question on this post unless question is seen by Trulia employee, your best bet is to contact Trulia Customer Service.... more
Hi Rachelle good question I believe far more buyers are more interested in Brickell. I am working with a particular client from Spain and he cannot stop talking about Brickell, I do not know where he got he got this desire from, there are so many great areas in Miami Coconut Grove, Coral Gable, South Beach but he wants a Condo in Brickell. But when compared with Biscayne Blvd, Brickell comes out on top it is like the capital of downtown Miami.
Brickell is where everyone want to be if given a choice between there and Biscayne blvd it is a couple notches above Biscayne Blvd which is still developing and need lots of improvement along the edges, despite having the American Airline Arena home of the Miami Heats Biscayne Blvd have some ways to go yet, plus Brickell Key is another area that gives Brickell its appeal safe and secluded with a genuine air of exclusivity most client just cannot resist.... more
Bottom line: find a local attorney to act on your behalf. Never give anyone money for anything that you're not in control of. On top of that, Florida law requires that any deposits made for real estate escrow deals must be turned in to the broker within 1 business day of receipt; giving a blank check violates that rule. Also, you are depending on a person with no fiduciary responsibility to you whatsoever. Who says they cannot write the check to themselves? Who decides how much to write the check for.
There are plenty of experienced local attorneys who ARE in privity with you, and who can represent your interests, and work at your direction. It's the only way to operate.
Having said that, I will also point out the following: if you are going to purchase REO properties, most do not require a deposit until after the bank has accepted an offer; in that case, they usually require that the money come directly from the buyer; in most cases, they will accept the money from your attorney, if there is an engagement letter or some evidence that they are working on your behalf.... more