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Beate Rodrig…, Real Estate Pro in Florida
Beate Rodriguez - Mortgages answered:
When beginning the pre-approval process for a home loan, do they also look to see if you have a Bill Me Later account?
Hello!

"Bill me Later" is a service that lets you buy now and pay later. It is a credit line offered by Comenity Capital Bank with min. purchase and payments requirements.

If a m ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Oct 4, 2013 Home Buying in 34677
H. Albert Co…, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
H. Albert Corp asked:
Anybody looking for a condo in Tampa Bay area. 2 Bed
1.5 Bath
$65K
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 22, 2013 Home Buying in 34677
Pam Cohn-Bro…, Real Estate Pro in 33761
Pam Cohn-Broker Associate answered:
Are there any houses in the area with a barn and pool.For $100,000-$250,000
Karen,

The house referred to in the property identified does not have a barn. It is also a "Short Sale" Active with Contract-meaning there is a ratified contract between the Seller ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Pam Cohn-Bro…, Real Estate Pro in 33761
Pam Cohn-Broker Associate answered:
Is flood insurance required to live in Oldsmar?
Beachlover,

If you have a mortgage and fema has determined the property to be in a flood zone (any AE elevation) then yes flood insurance will be required.

You can go to the websi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 8, 2013 Home Buying in Oldsmar
TERRY MCCARL…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
TERRY MCCARLEY answered:
How do do i upload pictures to this site?
You will need to have your listing agent take care of this for you. Trulia does NOT allow FSBO listings to be posted on their site.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 18, 2012 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Elaine Ottom…, Real Estate Pro in Florida
Elaine Ottomanelli answered:
I noticed a mobile home is gull aire village which stated the monthly fee is only $30.00 That sounds low, I as wondering if I am missing something
Well you are correct. Gull Aire Village has, in fact, lowered its monthly fees to $30 within the last two years as the community is run very efficiently & maintained in outstanding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 28, 2012 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Steven J. Pa…, Real Estate Pro in 33618
Steven J. Pahl answered:
Any info on SHOREVIEW PHASE 2 in Oldsmar? Good or not-so-good area?
As with much of the Tampa Bay area, prices have dropped considerably in the Shoreview area of Oldsmar. The neighborhood was primarily built during the 1982-84 time frame and some of th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 21, 2011 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Sheri Ray, Real Estate Pro in South Pasadena, FL
Sheri Ray answered:
Are townhomes numbers 39 and 50 still for sale in Emerald Bay Drive, Oldsmar, Fl.?
Townhouser,
I looked up the two townhomes you inquired about. # 39 is active /contract that is why the public
still sees it as an active listing.
#50 did not come up under any of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 19, 2011 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Justin Ruzic…, Real Estate Pro in 33913
Justin Ruzicka answered:
can i get a mtg on a foreclosure or short sell in the 50k range or do i have to have cash?
Most lenders require a minimum amount of the loan to be $50K and since today most times buyer are having to put down 15%-20% then you are talking about a home purchase price of $68K.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 15, 2011 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Sergio Herna…, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Sergio Hernandez answered:
Please diect us to the proper course of action on a home we just purchased and moved into in Dec. 2010. active termites and structual damage
This is probably going to come down to how much you did to assure yourself you were buying a repair free property and how much, if anything, was disclosed to you, that should have been ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 15, 2011 Home Buying in 34677
Pam Cohn-Bro…, Real Estate Pro in 33761
Pam Cohn-Broker Associate answered:
I tried to contact the agent but the email is blocked from spam? Is there any other way to contact the agent?
Hi Jsort,

If it's hard to reach the realtor, you may want to consider contacting an agent you can reach. Communications is one of the biggest keys to a good working relationshi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 7, 2011 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Where can I find out if Chlordane was poured into the ground before slabs were laid when our houses were built in 1984 in Forest Lakes, Oldsmar?
Cat,
There is no way to be certain if Chlordane has been used in the Forest Lakes home via public records.

Your best bet is to have a home inspector conduct an air quailty test for ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jan 29, 2011 Home Buying in Oldsmar
John Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, FL
John Bennett answered:
I waited for 6 months on a short sale approval,finally got it just in time for the tax credit. then seller moves a tenant in and is under charging at
And Ms. Buck was correct when she said:

"the proeprty belongs to the seller and they can do what they like with it."

read that twice and take it to heart!!

John
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 17, 2010 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Cynthia Sand…, Home Seller in Oldsmar, FL
Cynthia Sandor answered:
Buying/Renting in Oldsmar,FL
Hello;

I've lived in Oldsmar, specifically, in the Harbor Palms neighborhood for 22 years. Oldsmar is a very good town to live in. The City takes very good care of their resid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2009 Home Buying in Oldsmar
Gay Middleton, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Gay Middleton answered:
what is resale mean?
A pre owned or occuped home that is For Sale "again" RE Sale. Usually has been lived in, but could be new or newer. Let us know how we can help. I am a RESALE specialist in Central ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 8, 2008 Home Buying in 34677
JM, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
JM answered:
how do i find out if a house has been sold?
Call your local Realtor and ask them!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 2, 2008 Foreclosure in Oldsmar
Michael Cepa…, Real Estate Pro in 33647
Michael Ceparano answered:
I am considering a purchase in Oldsmar, Florida. It is a 1300 sq ft condo, single story end unit, in
Linn, I would have to agree with Martha. You would be wise to use a Realtor, which should not cost you anything. Is the home forecloesed or is it in the process of being foreclosed? Wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 6, 2008 Home Buying in Oldsmar
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