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Joseph David, Home Buyer in Commercial Circle In...
Joseph David answered:
What is most important when looking for a Realtor?
Honesty and integrity are by far the most important. To many agents, like other people will lie and do what it takes to close regardless of your best interest. Some extend you can under ... more
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Debra Flatow…, Real Estate Pro in 32541
Debra Flatow Kirk answered:
What do you think the most important part of buying a home is?
Every sale is different but in my experience LOCATION is most important.
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Michael Janik, Real Estate Pro in 32541
Michael Janik answered:
Do these low interest rates make a difference to real estate investors?
Of course! When interest rates are low, investors are more likely to buy property and be able to extract a higher ROI, which means more money to invest in more projects. It allows peopl ... more
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Tanya L. Ess…, Real Estate Pro in Powder Springs, GA
Tanya L. Ess-Young answered:
Are there calculators available to determine mortgage payoff by overpaying monthly mortgage amount?
Hi Ed, there are. Please see the attached web reference.
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Michael Janik, Real Estate Pro in 32541
Michael Janik answered:
Are there calculators available to determine mortgage payoff by overpaying monthly mortgage amount?
I like to use an app called financial calculator. You can find it at fncalculator.com and it allows you to put in all sorts of variables when determining paying off various loans. It co ... more
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Jfaylor, Home Buyer in Modesto, CA
Jfaylor answered:
Our underwriter is asking some very personal questions. What is legal for them to ask?
My friend is a young vet wanting a VA loan. He's just been hired by the city and is in the police training program. He's a new, full time city employee, with benefits and $4300/mo sal ... more
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john, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
john answered:
The HOA fees listed per month?
this is not a good property in a good place. they need to bulldoze the dump and than get rid of all the drunken rats and thieves that live there. the association is corrupt. all for the ... more
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Mary Jane Pr…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Mary Jane Princton answered:
Glass pool enclosure vs screen - any recommendations? Many thanks!
I think that it would still be a good idea to get a glass enclosure. It would look really nice in your yard, and help keep the heat in. It would be pretty easy to clean as well. I think ... more
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Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Ryan asked:
Are there any condos in Destin or Miramar Beach that can be obtained with VA or FHA loans? Thanks. Essentially asking - what condos in these areas are not condotels
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Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Ryan asked:
Are there any condos in Destin or Miramar Beach that I can get VA or FHA loan financing on? I believe condotels are still excluded. So basically what condominiums is anyone aware of that are not considered condotels? Thanks!
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Wasson Group, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Wasson Group answered:
HOA fees for Kelly Plantation S/D
Raymond,

The HOA fees in Kelly Plantation are $645 per quarter. There are enclaves in Kelly that have additional HOA fees like Carriage Place and One Water Place. Is there a particul ... more
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Wasson Group, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Wasson Group answered:
Walking distance to beach
Laci,

As the crow flies Indian Oaks is less than a mile from the beach. You can expect it to take about ten minutes to drive to the nearest public beach access.

Best,
Chip
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 17, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Destin
pageron, Home Owner in Destin, FL
pageron answered:
What are the condo fees for this property? 4000 Gulf Terrace Dr. #1001,
I heard you have to pay extra for parking and to use the pool.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Home Buying in Destin
☆ Charlotte…, Real Estate Pro in 23188
☆ Charlotte Turner ☆ answered:
360 is this too much
What is your question? If you are saying a home listed on Trulia is overpriced, the listing agent or owner are the ones to talk with (if you are interested in making an offer). Trulia s ... more
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Suzanne Bens…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Suzanne Benson answered:
How is the market in Miramar Beach Florida?
The market is great. There are 161 properties for sale just in Miramar Beach. 136 Properties have gone under contract or sold in the last year in Miramar Beach. 19 Properties have gone ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 21, 2014 Investment Properties in Destin
Michael Janik, Real Estate Pro in 32541
Michael Janik answered:
Hello. What are the comps for condos in this area? For a 2/2?
Condos vary down here as far as pricing, there are many things to consider such as proximity to the water, size, amenities, etc. I would be more than happy to assist you if you would se ... more
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Michael Janik, Real Estate Pro in 32541
Michael Janik answered:
Im looking for a place to rent in november 2014
Rental properties change almost daily so we won't be able to really find you something until closer to your actual move out date. That being said, Destin is pricey as far as housing and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Rentals in Destin
mrphillipsmx, Both Buyer and Seller in Mexico, MO
mrphillipsmx answered:
what does fractional mean?
Hello John,

The fractional ownership concept is very similar to co-ownership, but when it comes within a vacation project, now there are Private Residence Clubs that create a real es ... more
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Stephan Miha…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Stephan Mihacevich answered:
Are all the condos/townhomes on Holiday Isle professionally managed? Is it possible to buy and manage a condo yourself?
All condos are managed by a management company or a condo association. This deals with the maintenance, reserves, and management of the entire property. I believe your question pertains ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in Destin
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
how far to eglin afb, fl?
This property is across the Bay from Eglin. approx. 10 miles across the mid bay bridge
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Market Conditions in Destin
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