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Robert J. Kr…, Real Estate Pro in 21704
Robert J. Krop answered:
My job contract in FL expired and i found a permanent job in Missouri. What can we do with the condo? Its underwater
You should contact a local realtor who specializes in short sales to help you determine whether a short sale will work in your situation. Most bank would agree that your job re-locati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Selling in 33617
Trulia Custo…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Trulia Customer Service answered:
I can't seem to be able to list my house for sale by owner?
Hello Matt!

Kristan from Trulia here. Trulia is a search engine for residential real estate listings that are indexed from agent/broker web pages. Our service is free, and there is n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Using Trulia in 33617
Jenifer Garc…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Louis, MO
Jenifer Garcia answered:
What can a do to give myself a jumpstart while in real estate school?
Wow--good for you! It sounds like you're off to a good start. Have you committed to a specific brokerage already or still looking?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Agent2Agent in 33617
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
What advice can you offer first time home buyers when starting our search?
Mhartuf, Get pre approved!

By entering the mortgage pre approval process, you will learn a lot about your personal finances and each other.

If your credit history(ies) require ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 5, 2013 Home Buying in 33617
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Do I must hire an attorney for strategic default?
Homeown, based upon your questions, yes, you would be best served to hire a professional.

The information provided in this forum is excellent in nature, however, to conduct busine ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 5, 2013 Foreclosure in 33617
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
what are the current 30yr, 15yr, and 10yr intrest rates home path is offering?
When someone calls up a loan officer for an "interest rate quote" there are several questions that need to be answered, including some of the most basic:

1. Loan amount
2. Loan-to-v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 9, 2012 Financing in 33617
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
Would it be possible to set up an appointment to see the condos?
Hi Muncha,

If you're buying a property that is listed for sale by a Realtor you can write your offer so that you will have a week to do your due diligence and cancel if needed.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 12, 2011 Foreclosure in 33617
Maria Estrada, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Maria Estrada answered:
Where can I find a realtor that will handle rental and rent collection services for the full lease term?
Coldwell Banker has a property management team. Contact Debbie Garbo at 813-962-0631. She has had properties in that zipcode. Good Luck
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 22, 2011 Rentals in 33617
Margo, Home Buyer in 33617
Margo answered:
What streets are the safest in the 33617 area?
I live in this zip code and feel safest on the east side of 56th Street, south side of Fowler Ave, west of Florida College and the north side of N. Riverhills Dr.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 1, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 33617
Brenda Damron, Real Estate Pro in Mustang, OK
Brenda Damron answered:
what are fha requirements for minimum distance dwelling to well?
For an FHA appraiser to pass your well, it must be at least 50 feet from your septic tank and at least 100 feet from the septic tank's drain field. In addition, the well ca ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 Home Selling in 33617
Bill and Lois…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Bill and Lois Szydlowski answered:
I want to finance a home purchase 100%. Can I combine my credit debt into the financing?
If you want to purchase a home 100%, then getting a USDA loan in rural areas--southeast Hillborough, western pasco, hernando county, eastern hillsbourough--is the way to go. This is the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 29, 2010 Financing in 33617
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
Does anyone have buyers interested in Raintree Manor in Temple Terrace, FL?
Hi Amber,

Part of the problem is the sinkhole repairs done on many of the buildings in Raintree Manor.

Good luck on the sale.

You may want to list it but you may also want to p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Home Selling in 33617
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
Was looking to sell a home in Raintree Manor, looking for an agent that has a good knowledge of the Temple Terrace area and has a reasonable
We have a buyer looking in your area. Have you listed it yet? Can you move before June 30th so our buyer can get the FTHB $8k?

All the best,
Alma Rose Kee, P.A.
Alma@SoldOn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Selling in 33617
Jim Soda 941…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Jim Soda 941.809.7759 answered:
My husband and I are considering seling the condo I bought 2 years ago in order to take advantage of the
I would recommend that you take advantage of the market to upgrade as to your family needs. Your loss doesn't sound nearly as bad as many Owners trying to sell condos in this challengin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2009 Market Conditions in 33617
David Chambe…, Other/Just Looking in Saint Petersburg, FL
David Chamberlain answered:
The builder never completed the project. How can I get my money back?
My answer is what I would do I am not speaking as an agent and I am not a lawyer.

I would put a lien on the property.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 4, 2009 Home Buying in 33617
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