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Katelynzcamp…, Home Buyer in Arcadia, FL
Katelynzcampbell answered:
Hello - I'm trying to choose a Florida Online Real Estate Sales Associate Pre-Licensing Course. Any suggestions?
Rowlett Real Estate School is who I went with. After looking over their website they were the best choice. I'm glad I took my course with them. I had no complaints what so ever and the ... more
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Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Recommendations for a single older woman in her 60s? What neighborhoods are safe?
A good real estate agent is very familiar with the neighborhoods where he or she shows properties. But because of the Fair Housing Act, the agent can't legally share all of that informa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Tommadison65, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Tommadison65 answered:
Does anyone know if West Bay Homes are built solidly?
I to am in the process of building with WestBay, and am having serious thoughts of walking and losing my deposit. A recent visit to the design center to say the least was frustrating. N ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 30, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Army Retiree with low credit score 580
Hi Dave & Vickie,

It depends.

The VA guidelines require a 2 year after a ch 7 BK or foreclosure. The key in your situation will be the time line for the foreclosure.

Here are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
goofyben21740, Renter in Opa Locka, FL
goofyben21740 asked:
My husband and I are moving to the Tampa area in March and are looking to rent for the first year until we know the area better. We need help finding a rental, preferably in a 55 community that allows dogs. how do we find a rental agent to help us?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2016 Rentals in Tampa
tishabud1, Other/Just Looking in Leicester, NC
tishabud1 answered:
I see there are a lot of sinkhole homes available, both repaired and unrepaired. Can you get insurance on these homes?
I got insurance on my unrepaired sinkhole home from Lloyd's of London.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Can we use motivated seller in the remarks on a listing?
Is the seller actually a motivated seller, or is it a motivated listing agent who took a listing with a rather ambitious list price who wants to encourage offers? If the 2nd is true, b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Can I sell as sale by owner?
You can go to www.fizber.com and post your listing there. Fizber will post your listing on Trulia and other websites.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 19, 2016 Home Selling in Tampa
Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
Looking for help buying my first house I have bad credit 2 kids and I'm currently staying in a shelter but my days are numbered here what can I
Buying a home takes time, which it sounds like you don't have.
What I would do is find a rental for a year while you work on your credit, and would contact a lender (now) to figure out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 14, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Aspiringambi…, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Aspiringambitions asked:
Looking for a rental/leasing property for a community residential facility for persons with disabilities for 6 residents. Wanted to know if you had any listings that were previously ALF or senior housing facility with already installed sprinkler system and commercial fire alarm system.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 13, 2016 Rentals in Tampa
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Any safe cities/towns/areas surrounding Tampa? I need your honest opinion and are looking for a realtor to work with in the Tampa area to start.
Most of the people posting answers here are real estate agents. A good real estate agent is very familiar with the neighborhoods where he or she shows properties. But because of the Fa ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 13, 2016 General Area in Tampa
Drseligmans, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Drseligmans answered:
Looking for help, I have bad credit due to divorce (2011) and being laid off 8/2014 - 12/2014.
Well, fix your credit for starters.

Getting out of bad credit is actually quite easy. Pay new bills AND RENT on time, and if you can't pay on time, communicate with your creditors an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2016 Rentals in Tampa
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
What is standard for buyers brokers agreement in Tampa? Hiring now and concerned about getting stuck in relationship with an ineffective agent. Thx
I would not suggest signing an exclusive buyers agreement to work with just one buyer's agent until you have spent some time meeting with him/her and looked at a few properties together ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 7, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Looking for a home in a masterplanned neighborhood
you're better off asking your question on Zillow.com - not here - this site is a hot mess, and no one will see or respond to your question here anymore....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 6, 2016 Home Buying in Tampa
Saltydoggal, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Saltydoggal answered:
Who would you call to report a corrupt HOA board?
We are presently doing a recall of our existing board members, and found the management company got wind of what we were doing. They have been going around taking left forms from the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 6, 2016 In My Neighborhood in 33647
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
How do you go about moving to a new state and buying a home?
Hi Jewel! Yes, people do this all the time and it can be a little complicated coordinating everything. But typically, a lot will depend on your job situation. In order to buy a new pla ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 26, 2015 Moving in Tampa
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