When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods. http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ https://www.crimereports.com/http://www.homefair.com/... more
Tobias3a, referencing the adage: Caveat Emptor = Buyer beware, it is up to the buyer to conduct their due diligence when purchasing a property. Estimates are guidelines. Some estimates may be accurate and others close in approximation.
If you are a numbers person, engineer, architect, computer analyst then the accuracy of the details will be important to you. If you are more right brain; artist, psychologist, sociologist, then the approximate number will be ok. Right brain people are more concerned with color, feelings and cosmetic items.
Although both left and right brain buyers approach a property from different perspectives, they are interested in the facts. The estimate provides this information.
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Mcw1161, with regard to your question about condos in Southeast FL, I am trying to sort out what you are asking?
First of all, if you are purchasing a condo or a group of condos the lender will be the decision maker regarding your income and credit history for approval. As a prospective condo owner, you have three days to review the association documents and agree/accept their convenants. If you agree than you will abide by the existing rules and regulations as presented in these documents as a condo owner. One part of receiving these association documents is to complete an application. The association wants to know basic information. Typically, they are not decision makers accepting or rejecting potential homeowners based upon their credit or income. As a condo owner you will be expected to pay the condo fees on time or they will place a lien on it for non payment.
Secondly, if you will be a renter in an association when you complete the application now they could raise concern if your credit history is not good. income is your business.... more