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Gary P. Benj…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota County, FL
Gary P. Benjamin answered:
my question is this: I am renting from a friend just found out that the house is in forclosure, it went into forclosure 3/31/2009 how long could it
The short answer is there is no answer. If the seller wants to drag out the process, then I ewould suggest he call an attorney who specialized in this type of work. I would recommend ... more
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Jmike, Real Estate Pro in Florida
Jmike answered:
where can I find a list of governement tax foreclosures in Florida?
The best place to start your search is the Clerk of Circuit Courts. Every county in Florida has this office and one of their many responsibilities is to auction the government tax forec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 25, 2010 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Carl Ashton, Other/Just Looking in Boca Raton, FL
Carl Ashton answered:
The house I've been living in has been foreclosed and is in Freddie macs hands. How long before I'm forced to move? And also how much
Freddie has rented back some properties that it has foreclosed on to renters. Unitl the end of the lease term. But dont count on it 100%.

If not In florida the sherrif will serve yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2010 Foreclosure in Sarasota County
Crystal Watts, Both Buyer and Seller in Goose Creek, SC
Crystal Watts answered:
How do I find foreclosure condos for sale in downtown Sarasota?
Feel free to read my article on "How to locate legitimate Foreclosure or Default properties" http://bit.ly/crystalwatts
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 16, 2009 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Carrie Rober…, Other/Just Looking in Sarasota, FL
Carrie Roberts answered:
A unit in my building was sold on the foreclosure auction site realforeclosure.com today, but the price was
Harry,

The site to check for the county tax records is: www.sd-pa.com. I agree that it will take several weeks to be updated. I will be happy to send you the current listings, what i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2009 Foreclosure in 34236
Margaret Ama…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Margaret Amador answered:
What does it mean when a listing says short sale ALMOST ready to be approved?
At this time we don't really know how much a bank will take until they have an offer. Sometimes lenders reject an offer and tell us they need a certain net out of the sale. From that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 30, 2009 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Jean Atkins, Real Estate Pro in Anne Arundel County,...
Jean Atkins answered:
can a VA home loan be used to purchase a bank owned home. (as a second home, primary residence)rent current hm
Yes, you can use a VA loan to purchase a primary residence home that is bank owned, as long as the condition of the property meets VA standards. Contact a local lender who can give you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2009 Foreclosure in Sarasota County
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Voices Member answered:
Mortg.=135k, short sale=55k, & can't get Chase to modify down to that. Am on UC, & 10K in 401,?
Jessy,
Lenders will generally work with a buyer but there is a limit to how gracious they will be. The rule of thumb is that a bank will not go lower than 20% of what the property app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2009 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I am looking to find out info. on a a home located at Spring Creek Drive, in Sarasota, Florida, which
There are approximately 1,400 short sales and foreclosures listed for sale in Sarasota County and more are expected in the near future.

This include a wide range of home types, locat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2009 Foreclosure in 34239
Jim Soda 941…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Jim Soda 941.809.7759 answered:
Need to find my foreclosure in Florida, I'm in NY.
Do you own the property? Where is the property in Florida? Have you been served with a Foreclosure Notice? Have you received any letters from Lender? Foreclosure can take up to a fu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 16, 2009 Foreclosure in Sarasota County
Terri Anders…, Real Estate Pro in North Port, FL
Terri Anderson answered:
i am buying a bank owned foreclosure in north port does anyone know of an honest person to do pool wk
I also work closely with a builder and consistantly, the pool company and person that we always use is Bob Dorell & Casa Pools in Port Charlotte
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2009 Foreclosure in North Port
Nancy Doyle…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Nancy Doyle 239-209-2237 answered:
We are tennants of a property that has just entered into foreclosure, is there any way we can determine the
Hi Michael,
I am so sorry to hear this. Contact the clerk of court that Roxanne and Shannon provided below, they will have the docket on when it will be foreclosed on. Roxanne and ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2009 Foreclosure in North Port
David M. Mar…, Real Estate Pro in Florida
David M. Martinez answered:
Why are you not able to keep your equity after a foreclosure?
DP2,

Nice to see there ARE others that don't follow the lemmings off the cliff and can ask the question of "why not?" instead of just accepting things as "just the way things work. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2008 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Kent Simpson, Real Estate Pro in 85718
Kent Simpson answered:
If I do purchase a home at a government tax foreclosure sale, am I obliged to pay the back taxes?
If there's a back tax bill, chances are extremely high that you will be getting the bill as the new owner. Before buying a home at an auction, part of your due diligence should be to f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2008 Foreclosure in Sarasota County
Cindi Hagley, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley answered:
If I do purchase a home at a government tax foreclosure sale, am I obliged to pay the back taxes?
As I understand it, paying off the taxes is what gets you the home....although the taxes in some states may be negotiated. Keep in mind that the owner may still have a rredemption perio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2008 Foreclosure in Sarasota County
Mott Kornicki, Real Estate Pro in 33154
Mott Kornicki answered:
In a forclosure, after the Clerks Deed, how long will I have before I am served with an eviction notice?
I really don't know! The exact amount of time depends on several factors.

• Backlog of the court
• Motivation of the pre-vailing party, usually the plaintiff
• Le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 11, 2008 Foreclosure in 34286
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Plaintifff in just-served summons to initiate foreclosure says the original promissory note has been lost.
Contact an attorney therefore no statements made would be to your disadvantage sorry to hear about your situation. http://www.lynn911.com http://www.homes-for-sale-dallas.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 10, 2008 Foreclosure in 34286
Jim Soda 941…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Jim Soda 941.809.7759 answered:
a house I'm supposed to close on would go into foreclosure if I didn't. 7 months of a short sale from hell
Hello Beth, You might try reducing your offer on the Short Sale. Make sure your dates on Short Sale Addendum and contract are in order have your Realtor REDUCE your offer. What's th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2008 Foreclosure in Sarasota
Shannon Moore…, Real Estate Pro in 34242
Shannon Moore & Stephen S. answered:
When I quit making mortgage payments on my home, how long before foreclosure?
We have seen it take up to a year but it really depends on many factors. Have you tried calling the bank to negoiate your payments or terms? Have you talked to anyone about the possibil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 3, 2008 Foreclosure in 34286
Shannon Moore…, Real Estate Pro in 34242
Shannon Moore & Stephen S. answered:
We want to retire to North Port Fl in about 5 years. Is now a good time to buy and rent out the property?
Just checking in with you to see if you have found something in the area.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2008 Foreclosure in North Port
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