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James Loftis, Real Estate Pro in Davie, FL
James Loftis answered:
What is the best area of Ft Lauderdale to buy a home if you do not drive. Is there any reliable public transportation? Looking in the $350,000 range.
Please contact me, will be glad to help you with this or any other properties in this area.




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0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
James Gardner, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
James Gardner answered:
Anyone have suggestions for investing in Income Property in Broward County or within an hour or two of here?
Hi Fred,

The rental market in Broward county is on fire! You really can't go wrong as we have investors and renters coming from all over (the Midwest, NY, TX, CA, Brazil, Europe, Can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 13, 2014 Investment Properties in Fort Lauderdale
Crystal Bond, Real Estate Pro in Plantation, FL
Crystal Bond answered:
The seller and I (the buyer) went under contract using the regular FR/BAR contract. However, she accepted my offer after the acceptance date.
Without being lawyers, knowing all of the facts, and reviewing the contract - we cannot advise you. Unfortunately, you're going to need to seek out the legal opinion of a lawyer if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
Is there an elevator?
He probably got his answer already since the question was asked in January.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 8, 2014 Home Buying in South Middle River
allinoneclea…, Home Buyer in Waco, TX
allinonecleaning72 answered:
how long will it take to raise my credit score from 480 to 680,(legitimately)..?
Go to Score Sense pay $1.00 then unsubscribe and look at your Credit information. This will help you dispute anything you have pending or revolving. Etc. I'm currently doing that as we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 2, 2014 Credit Score in Fort Lauderdale
Julie Jones-…, Real Estate Pro in 33301
Julie Jones-Bernard answered:
i would like to find out if a condo in Ft. Lauderdale has been sold
Dear Deoanthe--
Fort Lauderdale has an amazing array of condominiums to meet every budget and requirement, from ultra-luxury oceanfront to small, boutique properties reasonably priced. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Buying in 33308
isis33477, Home Owner in Fort Lauderdale, FL
isis33477 answered:
We are in process of condo purchase in Ft Lauderdale Florida. Condo board wants personal info (social security #, driver lic etc is this legal
Our Condo Board, on condition of being accepted for a loan, was asked to move all of our funds in existing accounts at another bank to the bank that was willing to grant us a 1+ million ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Buying in 33308
Gary Hitchco…, Real Estate Pro in Parkland, FL
Gary Hitchcock answered:
Has a buyer ever lost a deposit even though they had the right to cancel due to inspection?
Yes, and then it goes to FREC and takes months of hassle.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Gary Hitchco…, Real Estate Pro in Parkland, FL
Gary Hitchcock answered:
I'm wanting to cancel a contract based on inspection. Can I request cancellation ONLY if the seller agrees to release the deposit?
No. The cancellation of contract and release of deposit form is one form and all you need.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Karen Agostos, Real Estate Pro in 33304
Karen Agostos answered:
Can I negotiate with Fannie Mae based on my inspection results?
Typically if it is an FAR BAR "as is" contract you signed, you have the right to inspections. If you find out that the repairs are far beyond your expectations and not in your means of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Bev West, Real Estate Pro in 80634
Bev West answered:
Is the listing agent allowed to put a property back on the market while it's still under contract?
While under contract it should be marked as A/B (Active but taking back up offers). Not sure how your MLS is set up.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
paouloherman…, Other/Just Looking in Provo, UT
paouloherman73 answered:
I'm looking to start a property maintenance company for foreclosed properties in South Florida. What is the?
I'm glad that you posted this question. I have a foreclosed property that I need a maintenance company to maintain for me. I would like to know about the rate that these companies shoul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 20, 2014 Foreclosure in Fort Lauderdale
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Is the End of the Dead Battery Near?
OK, so you hook the mechanical gizmo up to your jaw so it produces energy to run the phone as you talk. Brilliant.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 18, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo-Broker answered:
Who is responsible for a septic tank even though the listing and HUD listed as Sewer?
It sounds to me that you have a case on your hands. I would contact an attorney and pursue a resolution. I find it hard to believe that the seller did not know that the home is connecte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 17, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Adam R. Cohn, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Adam R. Cohn answered:
Hi! My family and I would like to relocate from the Northeast to FL. We are looking for:
I have some great agents in the area that I can refer you to. Let me know if I can be of help.

Thanks!

Adam
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Kelly Deth,…, Real Estate Pro in 05851
Kelly Deth, Broker/Owner answered:
How long do home inspections usually take?
It absolutely depends on many factors: size of home/property, features and your inspector. Some inspectors can take up to 5 hours while others are done in 2 hours. Ask your inspector ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Southern Tru…, Real Estate Pro in Virginia Beach, VA
Southern Trust answered:
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5/5 ARM - Interest rate and payment can change aft ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Lauderdale
Stephen B. M…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Stephen B. McWilliam answered:
Looking for a condo on the beach with ocean views, mostly upgraded, for under $500k. What area close to Miami or Bar Harbour would be good.Hallandale?
Andre, download my app and you will be able to locate every listing available as be alerted as new properties come on the market.

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2014 Home Buying in Bal Harbour
Dawn Smith, Real Estate Pro in 33325
Dawn Smith answered:
Where can i get free tax forclosure list for south Florida?
You actually can get a list, but it's not free. The next auction for Broward county is on August 20, 2014. Let me know if you are interested. I have attended the auction several time ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 6, 2014 Foreclosure in 33321
William Thom…, Home Buyer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
William Thomas answered:
looking for condo to rent on galt ocean mile, 2 bed 2 bath for month of march or any othe bulidings on the mile
The contestants sat in leather La-Z-Boy[3] recliners with seat belts (their purpose explained below), complete with retro kidney-shaped tables and scoreboards, facing host Ober and his ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Buying in Galt Mile
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