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Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
I'm just interested in getting 400 sq. ft. Mobile home checked out in the Holiday Travel Park in Englewood, Fl. Any idea of price?
There are three listed in the Holiday Travel Park that are for sale. Price ranges between $29,000 - $35,900. An HOA fee of $95.00 per month is required.

If you would like some more ... more
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Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
I am moving most of my furniture with me. If buy a tournkey do the owners keep the furniture or am responsible for selling it?
Hi Jacquelyn,

The short answer is if he buyers don't want it you're responsible for finding the furniture a new home. Tammy is right, you can donate it and help out some none profits ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 31, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Vicki St Tho…, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, FL
Vicki St Thomas answered:
I am looking for vacation rentals in your area. Will you please let me know if your agency handles this type of rental? SD
Casita's on the Key
941-539-0794

My partner manages this property. It is located on Englewood Beach.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 3, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
How can I find out which areas of Englewood require flood insurance?
A Realtor can set you up in the MLS to receive listings that either are in a flood zone or are not in a flood zone. Flood Zones designated with an X or X500 do not require flood insur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 6, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
are there pet-friendly parks?
Here is a link to the Charlotte County dog parks - http://www.charlottecountyfl.com/animal/dogpark.asp
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 6, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
how much should the fee cost to transfer the title & lien to the county?
Hi Tim,

That depends on if you are the buyer or the seller. I'm going to assume you are the seller and if that is the case you would be responsible for tax on the deed at .007 times ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
What are the advantages/disadvantages to living in Sarasota County versus Charlotte County?
Janet,

There is not as much difference between a Canadian buyer and a US buyer as you might think. The offer,contract process is the same, the biggest difference is in the financing ... more
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Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Where can you get a copy of an existing elevation survey?
Hello Carol,

Charlotte County has records on many homes that have been built after 1989 or so. You can call the building department and ask them, they are very helpful and can even e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
If I pay cash for a house in Florida what would be my cost be?
Here is a link to my web site which lists the expenses involved for the buyer and seller.

http://www.tammyhayes.remaxagent.com/closing-costs.aspx
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in 34223
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
how is the surrounding area as far as crime and upkeep of homes?
Your best resource for crime statistics if the local police or sherrifs department. Englewood is split into two different counties, so you would have to go to either Charlotte County o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Can you negotiate the price of a home when owner financing is your only option? Based on no A/C, no appliances, no blinds in the home?
Every thing in a real estate contract can be negotiated. The real question is will the other party agree to your terms? And when you are talking about buying directly from the seller wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
What does Florida lay say about return of Deposit after deal falls through.Or how long can the Realtor hang on to your deposit .??
1st off the realtor never holds on to earnest deposits, they are they are held in escrow with an escrow agent. When, how and under what circumstances the deposit is returned depends on ... more
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Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Are there any buyers looking for property in the S/W Florida Gulf area? ( Rotonda West, Englewood, Venice,
I know this is an old post, but FYI. The entire coast of SW Florida is going gang busters and there are just not enough nice properties to go around. Especially in Charlotte County
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Has the property at 7085 York St. in Englewood actually been sold? I am reading conflicting information.
People get conflicting information because they are going to the wrong source for their information. Ask a local realtor about local real estate don't rely on all the so called real est ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Jim Sweat, A…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Jim Sweat, ABR, CRS, CDPE, GRI answered:
I made contact on short sale Bank Approved Price/Can close quickly home, but was told Bank is asking 35% MORE than the listed. Q: Can they do that?
Steven,

There are many decision makers behind the scenes on a short sale. The asset manager at the bank may very well be on board with the list price, but they don't make the final d ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
1800 Englewood Rd#5, Englewood Fl, Is this on it's own lot? Is it in pet section?
The MLS indicates 2 pets allowed, 2 cats or one cat and one dog. The county records show sub or proprietary lease on the land and certificate of title on the mobile home, plus the shed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
claudboo, Home Buyer in Englewood, FL
claudboo answered:
what would be a fair price for a home with a pool on the canal on 5th street in englewood thank you -jim?
try port charlotte much better deals
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 13, 2013 Home Buying in 34224
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
we have a home in RI and a mobile home in Port Charlotte Fl What would be the best way to complete a deal on a full time Fla avoiding RI tax etc
You can only apply for homestead in one state. If you own homes in both locations, you would still need to pay taxes and homeowner insurance in both locations. You didn't say if you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Where can I have a large (Golden) Dog in Englewood?
Pets/dogs are allowed in any non-deed restricted single family home area. If you are looking to purchase a home in a deed restricted community then you would need to refer to the rules ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 30, 2013 Home Buying in Englewood
Jennifer Keys, Real Estate Pro in 34224
Jennifer Keys answered:
pls contact me me with info manufacterd home in engle wood fl oggieogg@att.net
I have sent you an email with my finds in the area under 30k feel free to email me back if you are still looking or just to say hi.
Thank You
Jenn
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 12, 2013 Home Buying in 34223
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