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Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
I have a home in Orange Park FL; my daughter lives in this home; however, her health is bad, so I want to sell it "as-is" for CASH, ASAP. Thanks. shir
Sorry to hear that. If you want your home to sell quickly, just check out my profile & website. Most of my listings sell in the first two weeks on the market above market value. 10x the ... more
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Jarrell Smith, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Jarrell Smith answered:
Hi, are there any agent who are willing to work with out of Jacksonville state investor to buy property under 20000 cash.
Hello,

I specialize in investment property and property management services in the Jacksonville area. Give me a call or send me an email and I would gladly assist you in your search ... more
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Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Can I buy a house if I have a foreclosure showing on my credit?
Hello there,

From what I understand you have a minimum 3 year waiting period for FHA and 7 year or more for conventional and the waiting periods can vary according to your circumstan ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
should all homes have downspouts and gutters or eavestrough?
I would recommend getting them. They keep the rain water away from your home and keep from eroding and dirt splashing onto your home and in your lanai. The summer is the rainy season ... more
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Charlotte Kn…, Both Buyer and Seller in Denver County, CO
Charlotte Knauke answered:
My house sold at foreclosure for $33,000 more then I owed the bank.I was only in arrears for this year in tax's (about $4,000)Doc's are
Check with your taxing district. They may have the money sitting in their overage account waiting for you.
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whiskeyjenki…, Other/Just Looking in Silver Spring, MD
whiskeyjenkins answered:
For resale which flooring options are best: Travertine Engineered wood Porcelaine tile
I would say wood floors are in demand today. I'm not sure why that is but it seems to be the trend. It also depends on the wall paint and the rest of the house. Some homes look better w ... more
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Stefanie Cir…, Real Estate Pro in 32223
Stefanie Circo answered:
I'm a very poor senior citizen who has been homeless for far too long. I've given up hope of buying a $20,000 house with a mortgage because
I always advice to do an home inspection, but it is not mandatory. The price for it depends on the size of the property.
But you'll have to pay taxes, and they'll be prorated dependi ... more
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Dave Shandil…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Johns, FL
Dave Shandilay answered:
We will be there mid July house hunting , I want a POC to spend some time showing us properties for rent.
POC = Point of contact

I respect an individual's decision to select a Realtor who has a minimum of 10 years in the business. But, I'd think that a business savvy and dedicated Realto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Lowell Sterl…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Lowell Sterling answered:
can you buy a house with bad credit ?
Thanks for your post.Not only can I help you get a great mortgage loan, I also have the technology to ensure you can qualify with the healthiest credit file possible. Did you know your ... more
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Joseph David, Home Buyer in Commercial Circle In...
Joseph David answered:
What should my annual income be if I want to buy a home in Jacksonville @$200,000 price point? I’ve got average debt (credit card bills)w/good
It depends on income and debts. I personally wouldn't purchase something up to the amount I'm approved to. I'm approved for much more than I would spent. You have to take into account t ... more
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Mary Morris, Real Estate Pro in 27243
Mary Morris answered:
I'm going at this alone, as a buyer. How do I extend the closing date and finance contingency?
Any Realtor should have some one to fill in when unable to help for what ever reason. Unless you have a one person firm, there should be some one in that office to help you . Contact ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Looking to purchase a secondary home in FL. We had a bankruptcy that was discharged in 2/2009 and also foreclosure at the same time. Need mtg.
Contact a lender or mortgage broker to discuss your options.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2014 Home Buying in 32250
Adam Silk, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Adam Silk answered:
i'm relocating to Jacksonville in the next month and need to purchase a home there. Questions:
My understanding is that 85% of the gross rent collected on that property can be counted as income towards a new mortgage.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Felicia, Home Buyer in 34984
Felicia asked:
does anyone have a list of nsp bank lenders in st.luice FL. which lenders have the nsp program
in st.luice fl.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 31, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Renee Talley, Home Buyer in Jacksonville, FL
Renee Talley asked:
I would like to know if 1350 Jones road 32220 is available so much Renee we have been interested in this property for the past 5 years as it has been in forclosue. we live next door to property, 1400 jones road, thank you
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Tips on taking and passing the real estate exam
Take the real estate exam prep course. Make flash cards. Study, study, study.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 24, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Craig Bosse, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
Craig Bosse answered:
Would I be able to buy again after a short sale and if so how soon?
You don't have to wait.....

We have a portfolio "2nd Chance" loan that allows you to buy again just one day after Short-Sale or Foreclosure. You can only have one on your credit and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 22, 2014 Home Buying in 32224
J.D.  &…, Real Estate Pro in Orange Park, FL
J.D. & Carol Weisenburger answered:
Just starting to look at the possibility of purchasing a home and have a couple of questions.
Until you settle on a new house to build you should take your agent with you to register you. The builders in our area are more than happy to work with us REALTORS but we have to be t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
J.D.  &…, Real Estate Pro in Orange Park, FL
J.D. & Carol Weisenburger answered:
What is required to try to purchase/bid on a foreclosure/?
Right after you find a Mortgage guy in KANSAS to give you a letter of pre-approval then find a REALTOR. Only REALTORS help people buy and sell real estate from banks. Banks cannot de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Home Buying in Jacksonville
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