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Luke Screwal…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Luke Screwalker answered:
How can I find out which areas of Englewood require flood insurance?
Dont trust a realtor, there are flood maps and zones on the net you can view. Just enter the address and get the designation. They are revising the maps often. Use FEMA site as a start ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Lap pools in Englewood vs. Venice
Both Englewood and Venice have wonderful YMCA facilities that offer a wide variety of programs including lap pools. The last I knew the membership for either Venice or Englewood include ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 General Area in Englewood
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
I'm just interested in getting 400 sq. ft. Mobile home checked out in the Holiday Travel Park in Englewood, Fl. Any idea of price?
There are three listed in the Holiday Travel Park that are for sale. Price ranges between $29,000 - $35,900. An HOA fee of $95.00 per month is required.

If you would like some more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
I am moving most of my furniture with me. If buy a tournkey do the owners keep the furniture or am responsible for selling it?
Hi Jacquelyn,

The short answer is if he buyers don't want it you're responsible for finding the furniture a new home. Tammy is right, you can donate it and help out some none profits ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 31, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Vicki St Tho…, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, FL
Vicki St Thomas answered:
I am looking for vacation rentals in your area. Will you please let me know if your agency handles this type of rental? SD
Casita's on the Key
941-539-0794

My partner manages this property. It is located on Englewood Beach.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 3, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
are there pet-friendly parks?
Here is a link to the Charlotte County dog parks - http://www.charlottecountyfl.com/animal/dogpark.asp
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 6, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Stephanie Le…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Lakes, FL
Stephanie Leon PA 786-574-3928 answered:
Hello How would I find out what real estate company sells the most houses and has the most listings in Venice and Englewood FL ?
Tammy has the best answer. I just want to add it is always best to work with an agent that you are comfortable with and is looking out for the customers best interest.

BTW, why are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Selling in Englewood
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
is 527 liberty street a safe area to live in for a single woman?
You can visit www.SpotCrime.com and www.CrimeReports.com for street specific crime stats.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 In My Neighborhood in 34223
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
how much should the fee cost to transfer the title & lien to the county?
Hi Tim,

That depends on if you are the buyer or the seller. I'm going to assume you are the seller and if that is the case you would be responsible for tax on the deed at .007 times ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
considering the downward spiral in the housing market, do I as a hopeful buyer with a bankruptcy (6 mos) have any chance in buying?
Judy,

You may be in luck soon if you've corrected some of your past mistakes. Since your bankruptcy will be 3 years old at the end of the year you may be able to get a loan for a mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Financing in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
What are the advantages/disadvantages to living in Sarasota County versus Charlotte County?
Janet,

There is not as much difference between a Canadian buyer and a US buyer as you might think. The offer,contract process is the same, the biggest difference is in the financing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in 34223
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
How safe do you find the Bull Bay area of Englewood?
Charlotte County Sheriffs office has a great website loaded with information including a new map feature to look up a specific area, just go to. http://www.ccso.org/PublicInterest/crime ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Crime & Safety in Englewood
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
How much is it to install a sea wall in the Port Charlotte, Florida area?
Hi There,

I've gotten quotes for concrete seawalls for customers and they average out to somewhere around $125 per linear foot. But there are many variables, what type of seawall con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 34224
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Where can you get a copy of an existing elevation survey?
Hello Carol,

Charlotte County has records on many homes that have been built after 1989 or so. You can call the building department and ask them, they are very helpful and can even e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Would someone please define "turnkey furnished?"
A turnkey furnished rental is where it is completely furnished with everything you need to live there. Most seasonal rentals come turnkey furnished so you don't have to bring anything ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Rentals in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
If I pay cash for a house in Florida what would be my cost be?
Here is a link to my web site which lists the expenses involved for the buyer and seller.

http://www.tammyhayes.remaxagent.com/closing-costs.aspx
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in 34223
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
how is the surrounding area as far as crime and upkeep of homes?
Your best resource for crime statistics if the local police or sherrifs department. Englewood is split into two different counties, so you would have to go to either Charlotte County o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in Englewood
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
What is the current realestate fee in fl.?
The fees vary by agency and situation. The typical fee for this area is 6% commission split between listing and selling agent.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Selling in 34224
Jessica Aggs…, Real Estate Pro in 93465
Jessica Aggson answered:
In a Short Sale, does the seller have to have the lender's approval BEFORE he/she signs the offer; or does
Hi Karen,

The seller signs the offer they want to accept first then the agent forwards on to the lender and then they either approve it or counter back with terms/price they want.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Selling in Englewood
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Can you negotiate the price of a home when owner financing is your only option? Based on no A/C, no appliances, no blinds in the home?
Every thing in a real estate contract can be negotiated. The real question is will the other party agree to your terms? And when you are talking about buying directly from the seller wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in 34224
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