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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it possible to find a nice home in North Port FL ? Iv'e been told the condition of other homes in the neighborhoods is often in question.
Consider working with an agent of your own and schedule some showings, see home conditions firsthand--keep in mind that opinions are often subjective, what may be good for one is not ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 18, 2011 Home Buying in 34286
Greg Cook 95…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Greg Cook 951-265-4532 answered:
Is is possible to get a mortgage with 40% down even tho I filed for bankruptcy 2 yrs ago?
Carol, an FHA loan may be an option for you. FHA's guidelines allow financing two years from date of discharge, unless there was a foreclosure included, then it's three years. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Jodi Kozenie…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Jodi Kozenieski answered:
Who built the homes in Lakeside Plantation in the Woodlands? Are they good builders? No Chinese drywall?
The Woodlands and Lakeside Plantation are two different communities. Centex homes is the builder in Woodlands. There have been some instances of Chinese Drywall in Lakeside Plantation. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 28, 2010 Home Buying in 34289
Genevieve Ra…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Genevieve Ramachandran answered:
Can anyone tell me places in North Port and Port Charlotte that would be good areas to move to. We want a low crime area...
Good Morning Eugene,

Every place has its good areas and not so desirable areas. While no Realtor can tell you which areas have low crime, we can direct you to the local sheriff' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 11, 2012 Home Buying in North Port
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Is this house for sale 1258 Landsdowne, North Port, Florida 34288. It is vacant. On the Sarasota County Clerk site owner deceased?
The home at 1258 Landsdowne is owned by estate. It is not currently for sale. I can try to reach the current owner to see if they would like to sell it. I also would be happy to help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 5, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Marge Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Marge Bennett answered:
i would like to know if i can finance a home with my income being from ss disabilty, im 55 i draw 2000 a month and my credit score is 720.
sounds like you would have no problem. Your income is secure and you have a great credit score. Find a good Realtor, get yourself pre-qualified with a good lender, say your bank and sta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 31, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
Me and my family currently are living in Michigan and we are very interested in buying a home in North Port, Fl., because my mom lives near there.
If you contact a Realtor in the area you want to move to, I'm sure that one would be willing to set up a home search for you and then go and preview a few homes for you and send yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 18, 2011 Home Buying in 34287
Jason Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, FL
Jason Stevens answered:
looking for a home with option to buy or owner financing in north port, florida. any suggestions?? thanks!
HI Donna & Richie. I'd be happy to help you with your request. I just sold a house in North Port with seller financing. Long as you have money for a down payment, decent credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 18, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Can I buy my own house at a short sale?
Alias,
To qualify to complete a short sale, there generally needs to be a hardship involved. If you are currently experiencing a hardship, it is doubtful that you qualify for a new m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in 34287
Linda Grey,…, Real Estate Pro in 32128
Linda Grey, Realtor, e-Pro,SFR answered:
cost of living in Florida
Hi Joanna,

There are some very good deals on properties in Florida as well as many other areas of the country right now. I have lived in FL since 1960 and I am also licensed in the s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 23, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Shannon Moore…, Real Estate Pro in 34242
Shannon Moore & Stephen S. answered:
15946 viscount circle listing
This home sold on 1/22/2010 for $349,500. Give me a call and I can show you other similar properties in the area.

The Moore Team
Roxanne Moore, Realtor®, 941-626-3926
Shannon Mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Jim Soda 941…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Jim Soda 941.809.7759 answered:
C7005844 DOES THIS HOME HAVE A 1st FLOOE MASTER?
Hi David: The Master Bedroom is on the second story for this home in North Port. Home is very clean. There is no cage on the pool area but yard is fenced in with PVC material. Approv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 3, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Anne Kyer, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Anne Kyer answered:
is there a problem with chinese dry wall in these homes?
Hi Yellow Corvette,

Your question does not identify which homes you are referring to. Please specify and I will try to assist you.

Anne Kyer, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Sunstar Real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 27, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Werner Untri…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Werner Untrieser answered:
Fairway Villas in North Port?
Hi Shirley, I live in the Villas of Sable Trace myself and can recommend the area. The last sales where all around $150,000. One pending sale in the Villas II, was listed at $130,000 as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Werner Untri…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Werner Untrieser answered:
I have a question regarding "Towns at Lakeside " at North Port. What does it mean that they have deed restrictions? What is that about?
Hi Joanna, Yes they do have deed restrictions. There are 2 story town-homes, acrually pretty nice. I just sold one to a German buyer. Please call me with any question regarding Lakeside ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 14, 2010 Home Buying in North Port
Hollie Dustin, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Hollie Dustin answered:
Why are the housing prices in North Port cheaper than the surrounding areas?
Your money most definetely buys a lot in North Port. A few years ago there was a huge interest in North Port and just about every major builder swept down upon the area. They began buil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 9, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Margaret Ama…, Real Estate Pro in 34236
Margaret Amador answered:
When doing comps for a home purchase, what is the radius used and do you go outside the county?
Hi Mary,

Best would be comps wthin a half mile radius of subject property; the property you are wanting to buy. If there aren't any comps than you need to extend the radius and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 10, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Kathy Weber…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber (951) 551-7587 answered:
Can a verbal offer to purchase a home out weight a written offer?
Buyer1234,

The risk that Listing agent is taking is huge! Purchasing a home is done on a "legal contract" to protect all parties involved in the transaction. Verbal offer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 7, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Genevieve Ra…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Genevieve Ramachandran answered:
How much information about a home should I get before enlisting the help of an agent?
Call me and we will start looking for you. I will set up an automatic email to you whenever listings in your criteria come on the market. The listing for each property will give you t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 17, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
Genevieve Ra…, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Genevieve Ramachandran answered:
Hurrican Katrina taught some hard lessons. Just how much insurance do I need for a $100K non waterfront home?
Hello,

Check out the website below. It should shed some light. You might consider talking to a few Insurance companies and get their take. Check out what Insurance your apartment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 17, 2009 Home Buying in North Port
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