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Joseph David, Home Buyer in Commercial Circle In...
Joseph David answered:
What is approx monthly cost to maintain inground pool. Several homes I've seen have them and I was wondering about maintenance.
There are many pro's and con's to owning a pool. Home owners ins increases with a pool as it's a liability. Pools are fun but it is a lot of work cleaning the pool, chemicals. There is ... more
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Ingrid Poole, Real Estate Pro in 33616
Ingrid Poole answered:
What are the Best Neighborhoods in Tampa/Brandon?
Hello! The Mulberry area is quite close to Tampa, and also much closer to Lakeland and Brandon, where there are lots of activities and night life. If you chose to live in SoHo or Ybor a ... more
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Joe Clark, Real Estate Pro in Lakeland, FL
Joe Clark answered:
can you get me a mobile home with a good size piece of land or regular home? and out in the country if at all possible, please help, cold will be comi
The Polk county area has homes available that have land. You might also want to look around Plant City, Dover and Seffner.

I would be glad to work with you in your search.
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Mario, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Mario answered:
What are my options for buying a home after Chapter 7 Bk with forclosure?
Brian,
I can finance you up to 90% as long as your foreclosure has already been finalized. Give me a call when you get a chance and can can give you a quote. You can also fill out an a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2014 Home Buying in 33615
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
There is a big discrepancy between the market value and the asking price. How do you make an offer?
If you are not working with an agent, consider the idea and review a market analysis with him/her. Don't simply rely on online information, the data may not be inaccurate, may be too ol ... more
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Gabriella Ko…, Real Estate Pro in Wesley Chapel, FL
Gabriella Kovacs answered:
What would be the utility bill for a 2000 sq ft house and a 3000 sq.ft house.?
It depends on a lot of factors. Age of home, insulation, how much sunlight your windows are getting, if you have a pool or not, if you have energy saver appliances, age of AC, how much ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Home Buying in 33647
Gabriella Ko…, Real Estate Pro in Wesley Chapel, FL
Gabriella Kovacs answered:
we'r looking to buy a family home in New Tampa, as close to i-75 , the most important factor is the living space area , we only need 3 BR,
I live and work in the area. It is a fast growing, very family friendly place. You can find 3 bedroom homes for as low as 160-180K close to the interstate. If you give me some more deta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Home Buying in 33647
Usda Mortgage…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Usda Mortgage Source answered:
First time home buyer looking to purchase in the land olakes area using the USDA loan? Does anyone have any great realtors u can recommend.?
Please visit us below. We would be happy to assist you in finding the perfect home.
www.usdamortgagesource.com
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Ingrid Poole, Real Estate Pro in 33616
Ingrid Poole answered:
Are there any low income based housing currently on trulia?
Hi! I recommend meeting with a realtor to also assist you in narrowing down your search. At our office, we can limit our search to find you affordable housing. I would be happy to sched ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Jereme B. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Seminole, FL
Jereme B. Carter answered:
Getting a loan after a short sale
Maybe talk to a national lender other than a bank, or maybe a mortgage broker. I know reputable professionals. If you would like assistance purchasing the home let me know call or text ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Brenda Marre…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Brenda Marrero answered:
My Home No Longer For Sale By Owner....Want to delete listing.... 2636 West Prospect Road Tampa, Florida 33629 Please contact 813-431-4022
Hi Judd, I'm sorry I missed you on the phone earlier today. Per my voicemail, if you are not currently working with an Agent, please give me a call to provide further information so th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Vekares, Other/Just Looking in Tampa, FL
Vekares answered:
Why have property values in Cory Lake Isles dropped so significantly compared to other areas in New Tampa, such as Arbor Green?
One of the biggest problems with this community is the facade of safety. The roads are all public and no one can be denied access, however some people are and once this is common knowle ... more
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Mike Slatton, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
Mike Slatton answered:
I'm retired and looking to sell in New York to relocate in Tampa Florida how ever we no cash on hand what is the best way to go ahead with our plan.
We have a lot of houses for rent that you may be able to buy later - Call me at 813 506 7943. You can also see our inventory of homes for sale t http://www.btgh.com/tampa-florida-inves ... more
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Mike Slatton, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
Mike Slatton answered:
Are there any homes that are for rent with option to buy?
We don't do rent-to-own per se, but we do have homes for rent that we can help you buy later. Check out. Call Jessica at (813) 321-0166, or go to - http://www.flrentsource.com/ .

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How much is the cost per square to build a home in 34655?
The question can't really be answered, too many factors that need consideration....
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Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
We have just received our VA certificate and what we qualified for, where do I go from here? Do I have to have a bank accept it now?
Hello,

That's great that you qualify for your VA certificate, it is a great program for our veterans. But the certificate is only the 1st step, you need to shop around and find a len ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Connie Klemme, Real Estate Pro in 73064
Connie Klemme answered:
When buyers ask about crime or schools, what is the best way to handle it so that we do not violate any laws or ethics.?
you might also mention sites like www.crimereports.com to let them do their own research.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Work is not done even after the closing
Did the property receive a certificate of occupancy. Usually you cannot move into a new construction home until it receives the CO. I am surprised that it would even be able to close. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Hi,how long should I be working on Florida to ask for a loan to buy my first home,I have enough cash for the down and an excellent credit score.Thanks
Hi Lissney,

There is no set time frame and not all lenders have the same requirements. Your best to contact a bank that you already have a working relationship with and ask them. You ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Benjamin Mac…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Benjamin Macht answered:
My wife and I will be in Tampa on the 8th and 9th and would love to see some condos in the New Tampa area. Anyone know a good agent for relocators?
also if you don't have a pre approval or would like a competitive offer and some local financing advice, feel free to reach out to me and let me know how I can help!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
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