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rudyallan, Renter in Merritt Island, FL
rudyallan answered:
looking for canal front on merritt island, 250,000ish.
There are no houses in this price range on a canal. Try $325,000 as a base price for a "fixer upper". Yes, flood is required ($1400 per year) and hurricane insurance is about $900 per m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2014 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Barbara Venu…, Home Seller in Merritt Island, FL
Barbara Venuto answered:
Can you tell me how the recent hurricanes impacted Merritt Island?
We had none for 20-30 yrs since I have been here, and then zap, 10 yrs ago we had 4. No damage to my house. It's quite an experience, no electricity and lots of media coverage and sensa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Barbara Venu…, Home Seller in Merritt Island, FL
Barbara Venuto answered:
Hello, I am moving to Melbourne or Merritt Island in two months I am looking for a
Hope you will consider my house for sale by owner in Merritt island, 835 Lakewood Cir 4/2.5 pool two story / great neighborhood, no HOA, close to everything! 321-480-9273
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Simone Cassi…, Home Buyer in Fiesta M/h Estates,...
Simone Cassin-ortiz answered:
What are the best Private High Schools in the Merritt Island area? Can be non -denominational or Christian based. Need excellent academics.
Hello, I am moving to Melbourne or Merritt Island in two months I am looking for a private high school with transportation that comes to the address we live not a pick up and drop off. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Joshua A. Le…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Joshua A. Lerette answered:
Is real estate in Florida available for non-US residents?
Of course you are able to buy property here in Florida...it's the financing that gets a little difficult. But there are available loan programs to help you. Feel free to contact me for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 20, 2014 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
how much is the HOA fee?
HOA fee for what property?
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Phil Rotondo, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Merritt Island, Fl
mailto:phil@321property.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Jinger Knox, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Jinger Knox answered:
If you are upside down in your home, is it impossible to do a lease to buy option with the home while you buy another?
Many mortgages have a clause in them that mandates the home is owner occupied, other mortgages may only mandate that they were owner occupied for a certain period of time (ie. first 2 y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Leigh Gianno…, Real Estate Pro in Merritt Island, FL
Leigh Giannotti-I'm Nice! answered:
What is the best way to find properties with owner financing in Merritt Island, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach areas?
This is a myth. Owner financing is not a viable option. I have personally done this years back, as the seller. Typically if a buyer can't get a mortgage now in a year they won't be able ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 9, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
Where is the access road to this property?
It should be nearby; but if you give us the address, we can exactly pinpoint it.
Phil Rotondo, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Merritt Island, Fl.
mailto:phil@321pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is average home insurance costs for $250000 waterfront home with dock?
For an accurate picture of costs, consider contacting a few local insurance agencies and ask for free quotes based on your needs, then go from there...
1 vote Share Flag Sat Aug 10, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Joel Lobb, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Joel Lobb answered:
How will NSF fees from April effect my husbands chancees with fha loan?
How many nsf fees? And what is an isolated incident that can be explained
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
There is an attorney involved with the short sale Im trying to purchase. No one can get any info from anyone. How can I get things moving ?
From what you say, and your tone;
you should not be doing a Shortsale.
Quit and stick with REOs.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Jeffrey Does…, Real Estate Pro in Merritt Island, FL
Jeffrey Doescher answered:
Flooding on Merritt Island?
I have only lived hear for about three years now. I live off of northern Banana River drive in a canal front home. The previous owner of my home and my neighbors who have lived here fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
How do I find the status of 870 indianola dr. Merritt island? Foreclosed to bank of New York Mellon in February.
Good Morning;

The property is currently not on the market for sale; and it's hard to tell when it will be listed. It could be very soon or take 3-6+ months.

If you like, I can e- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 19, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Steve (888)…, Real Estate Pro in 33480
Steve (888) 662-4404 answered:
My husband has a score of 643, mine is a 550 and we want to apply for FHA loan. Should he apply without me?
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It takes a 620 score to qualify thru most lenders with only 3.5% down.

If your score is 550, I'm pretty sure there are issues that are more serious than a few lates or high c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 24, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Jennifer Alv…, Real Estate Pro in Merritt Island, FL
Jennifer Alvarez answered:
How long luxury home stays on market?
Luxury homes are specialized listings...requiring more than the general mls, open houses, and random email blasts... Key factors to market this level of homes are to create an individ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Merritt Island
John Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, FL
John Bennett answered:
How can a property be listed for 89,900 and then when you make an offer, you are told it is a bid process and to be considered you need to bid high.?
Arnie, Think about it this way , . . Have you ever been to an auction? Same deal, they are asking to receive highest and best offers. "I have 89,000 thousand - who will give me 95,0 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 16, 2012 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Danielle Sha…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Danielle Sharp answered:
I'm purchasing a house and am expecting to close in a couple of weeks. There are two people on the title but only one person is resident in the house
The title company should be researching and verifying that prior to close along with their agent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Cynthia Manzo, Real Estate Pro in Merritt Island, FL
Cynthia Manzo answered:
What kind of home owners association dues for - property at 180 Minna Ln 401 Merritt Island, FL 32953?
The assocaition dues for this condo are 149.00 a month.
Would you be interested in seeing this condo? Please give me a call.

Cindy Manzo
cell: 321-213-8677
Serving Brevard Real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 20, 2012 Home Buying in Merritt Island
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
do not be tempted by the low rates at sunset bay condos on Merrit Island... the property manager is the most dishonest person you will ever meet.
You may want to make sure you have "proof" before posting something like this. I'm sure you're probably correct but I've seen HOA and Condo assn property managers that have a VERY clos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Home Buying in Merritt Island
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