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Pryor414, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Pryor414 answered:
Where is fort Walton? Is it a beach?
Ft. Walton is the incorporated city. Okaloosa Island is the beach which is not a part of the city. The beach is located east of the city over the Brooks Bridge toward the National Seash ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
VA loan closing cost.
Hi Sara,

On a VA loan the seller can give you a credit for everything you listed (except for the earnest money deposit, but you get the earnest money deposit credited back to you at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Michael Jose…, Home Owner in Gulf Breeze, FL
Michael Joseph answered:
where do I start on trying to buy a house,do I go to my bank or do you go to a realtor first?
First, a lender never tells you what you can afford they tell you what you can qualify for. So many first time home buyers screw up and buy a home that they can't afford and end up in d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in 32547
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
I am seeing if it is too soon to get pre-qualified for a VA Loan. I am debt free, even though I have about 10 credit cards all of which have 0 balance
VA loans are an excellent lending program! I would definitely look into it. But, the only way to know for sure is to check with a lender and get pre-approved. Your stable employment wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Home Buying in 32548
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
If the flooring needs replacing in a 1,5000 - 2,0000 sq. ft. house. What is a reasonable amount to ask for carpet etc. allowance ?
That all depends on what you're talking about. But I doubt every seriously that you're going to get a good answer from this forum. Contact local flooring companies and let them give you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
Me and my wife are tired of renting and want to look in to frist time buyers loan where do we start?
When you want to buy a home the best place to start is to hire an EXCLUSIVE Buyer Agent, not just a Buyer's Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of intere ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 11, 2014 Home Buying in 32548
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
Can you still buy a house on the contentedly of the sale of your home.?
Yes is the answer to your question. If I understand your situation, you own a home outright and want to buy before you sell. This is do-able but the seller might not consider your off ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 9, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
Do they have good middle schools and sports for the children?
The schools and sports programs are fantastic in the Ft Walton Beach Area. There are three middle schools and each have very active programs. The school ytour child would attend depen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 29, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
I am seeing if it is too soon to get pre-qualified for a VA Loan. I am debt free, even though I have about 10 credit cards all of which have 0 balance
Not at all. There are plenty of lenders who can guide you thru the process.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 28, 2013 Home Buying in 32548
Justin Linds…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Justin Lindsey answered:
Are you a military family living in or relocating to North West Florida?
We just finished up our Military Relocation E-Book for free download at our website. We dont require an email address or phone number to get it. Just go to www.BenSladeRealty.com and d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 4, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Diana Hope, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Diana Hope answered:
Any information of the Sunset Cottages Condos? What is the HOA? Are these mainly rentals? Are there any facilities such as stores, restaurants, etc?
HOA is $303. a month and covers Ground Keeping, Insurance, Sewer, Trash Disposal, Water the units are on the beach and would be a great rental however you can live there also. There a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Krystal Aubr…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Walton Beach, FL
Krystal Aubree Mitchell answered:
BEST AREA FOR RETIREES, WANT WATER VERY CLOSE BY AND UNDER 300,000? Not that old very active want my money to go along way.
Travis,
Have you found what you were looking for? I would love to get an update!
Krystal Mitchell
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Krystal Aubr…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Walton Beach, FL
Krystal Aubree Mitchell answered:
Is the beachview dr neighborhood a good place for a family with kids?
Will,
Did you ever find a home in FWB? I was looking at a house over there that was soo inexpensive (mid 100k's) and had waterview, hard to believe! Would love to hear an update!
KM
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Krystal Aubr…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Walton Beach, FL
Krystal Aubree Mitchell answered:
Does Crosswinds Landings have a community swimming pool?
KATHY,
THE EMERALD GARDENS NEIGHBORHOOD OFFERED (UNLESS SOMETHING HAS CHANGED) A COMMUNITY POOL, PLAYGROUND AND STORAGE LOCKUP AREA. ADDITIONAL PARKING AVAILABLE FOR VISITORS, RVS, AND ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
looking to rent 2bedroom apt on nw side ft.walton beach under 700.00 have very clean 7yr. old cat whos never caused any problem in past apts,
Pets are accepted at most apartment complexes. they might require a deposit.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
We are looking to buy a retirement home around 2300 sqft and $375,000 to $450,000 would like a waterfront, and would probably rent it out for a few
The asking prices for waterfront is definately creeping up, not that it ever went down very much. The time to buy is now . It is a perfect storm with low interest rates, and deflated ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Wayne Myshin, Real Estate Pro in 32579
Wayne Myshin answered:
If anyone is familiar with beachview dr, please take a few moments and give your opinion on the area. Thanks
Beachview Dr is a very unique road in Ft. Walton. Waterfront homes with deep protected water for the most part. Nice size lots and centrally located to anywhere in town. Some of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Bahamas Reso…, Both Buyer and Seller in Bahama Beach, Panama...
Bahamas Resorts answered:
I want to buy a vacation condo for investment/rental in Ft. Walton. Where to start?
I think you are a experienced property dealer, vacation places are always is a best source of income. My friend have his property at Bahamas, there is a beautiful sea for spending holid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 12, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
Karen Kitzel, Real Estate Pro in Fort Walton Beach, FL
Karen Kitzel answered:
Newcomer to FWB Destin area. Looking for great neighborhood close to beach, great for children, nice newer homes. Any Master Planned communities?
Hi Michah:

If you would like to drop me an email I can send you some listings.

There are some lovely large planned communities, mainly in Niceville and in Destin with water acces ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 14, 2011 Home Buying in Fort Walton Beach
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