There are many areas in Florida that will work for you. From your message it sounds like you need to find employment still. That is likely your first step. I am in the Tampa area. If you decide on my area, please call us so we can help.... more
First you need to call your landlord and get sale information, find out who the listing agent is and who the foreclosure agents are. You might be able to stay and maintain the house while in foreclosure process but either way, I would begin the search for a new home.... more
We would like a small old farm house in need of TCL in Northern FL and lease our home outside of Tampa to a nice family. How do we do this and quilify for a loan on the small farm house? HELP!
Do you have a Realtor helping you? I see there are two HUD owned homes and you can buy either with only $100 down if you plan to occupy as your primary residence. You can also get an FHA 203k Fixer upper mortgage to include upgrades or improvements that add value.
If you're not already working with a Realtor, I can help you get to the bottom of any restrictions in that subdivision. I can also highly recommend Amerisave to get your FHA mortgage:
Call or email. Alma@SoldOnTampa.com or 813.244.9898
All the best,
Alma Rose Kee, PA
Future Home Realty
Banks do not usually do repairs, even if they own the property. You would almost always purchase the home "as is: from a bank.
If you are nearby I would visit the home and check it out. I would get with my agent and DEMAND answers.... more
It would be wise to decide what to do with the first home, i/e rent, owner financing etc....... unless you feel VERY confortable with 2 payments.
Also it seems that you're seeking a VA loan, is your current residence a VA? if so, definetely wait!
on the other hand, the market seems to be stabilized and deals are going.....going fast!
Bottom line....... if you can afford to price your house competitively, and outgrown it! hire a Realtor, do the math and go with your heart!... more
Depends on your contract - if you are still within your financing timelines - then yes. Send the agent your denial letter ASAP. If you are not within your financing timelines it will be difficult if you can. Good-luck.... more