Jacksonville : Questions & Answers

change location

cancel or

Q&A

1,039
Rosina Eisen…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Rosina Eisenmann 904-482-8666 answered:
We are moving to the Jacksonville (maybe St. Augustine?) area. Is there an affordable neighborhood on the water that also has good schools?
Hi, and welcome to my city, Jacksonville, where Florida begins! 'Affordable'. There are plenty of homes available for sale or rent on or near the water in both Duval and St Jo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Moving in Jacksonville
Eric Hooper, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Eric Hooper answered:
Made an offer on a short sale, seller accepted it, 60 days later mortgage company wants seller to bring money to closing, seller and seller agent
Typically the answer is yes you should be able to walk away depending on your purchase agreement. We are seeing more lenders ask for seller contributions on short sales, especially FNM ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in 32223
Brian Gabree, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Brian Gabree answered:
What are the "good" parts of town/suburbs and "bad"? Can you take a walk after dark, etc. (been to city data, would like a human now)
Stephen,

While every community has it's less desirable parts of town, what one person considers bad, another person may feel completely at home in. Also, affordability plays a key r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Rentals in Jacksonville
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
What are prepaids?
By "pre-paids," they mean: your first year of homeowner's insurance premium and lender-required reserves for property taxes and the following year's insurance. They call them "pre-paids ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Rosina Eisen…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Rosina Eisenmann 904-482-8666 answered:
Nurse in Florida
Yes! I work with several lenders who specialize in the medical field as well as first time home buyers. Call me and I will share my contacts with you.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Sharon Alters…, Real Estate Pro in Fleming Island, FL
Sharon Alters (904) 673-2308 answered:
What are mortgage discount points?
Hi DkSmith,

You are asking some great questions.

Mortgage discount points are paid at closing and they reduce the interest rate on the loan. The amount reduced varies, depending o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Sharon Alters…, Real Estate Pro in Fleming Island, FL
Sharon Alters (904) 673-2308 answered:
Is there a such thing as second time home owner, or is down payment assistance available if you already own a home.?
Hi DkSmith,

If you buy the home in your name, there is down payment assistance for first time homebuyers, provided that you meet income and other guidelines. This is usually availabl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Rosina Eisen…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Rosina Eisenmann 904-482-8666 answered:
Does a buyer need title insurance if they're paying cash for a new-build home?
Best to check with a real estate attorney who will have your best interests at heart. Many will give opinions, but it's your money at the end of the day. If you are in Jacksonville ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Henry Pruitt, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Henry Pruitt answered:
I'm interested in recreational opportunities in Jax. It doesn't look like much of a bicycling city. What about kayaking the intracoastal?
Hello Sherry,
I am a cyclist myself and there is a lot is bicycling here road and off road. Kayaking is also very safe with several clubs and events going most of the year. If you are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Parks & Recreation in Jacksonville
Henry Pruitt, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Henry Pruitt answered:
How much are the amenities per year at Bartram Springs?
Which part of Bartram Springs are you looking at? Also the amenities are covered in the HOA fees.

Henry Pruitt
904.635.4861
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Henry Pruitt, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Henry Pruitt answered:
Is the boat launching area navigable at LOW TIDE?
To answer your question, yes. But this property has an offer on it now, is there any other properties that you like in this area?

Henry Pruitt
904.635.4861
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Market Conditions in The Cape
Archie&R…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Archie&Robin Knight answered:
Why is Jacksonville's market recovery different from the rest of the nation?
The inventory is so low on good conditioned and priced right homes that they just do not last. This could be one reason why the market looks as if it is recoverying different compared ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Market Conditions in Jacksonville
Miguel Ojeda…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Miguel Ojeda Jr. answered:
can anyone tell me how to find a reasonably priced home ion the 32246 or 32225 zip codes with 4 or more bedrooms?
Hello Mike,

Everybody's opinion of "reasonable" is different. You have to be more specific on these forums so we can best help you.

Also, sounds like your missing a REALTOR ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in 32246
Danielle Sha…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Danielle Sharp answered:
Any recourse if property taxes are under estimated?
Any lender will use the most recent tax bill for escrow purposes. On new construction is that smart? No. There is probably a document or two in your loan papers that discusses taxes; mi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 27, 2013 Financing in 32218
Michele Rich…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville Beach, FL
Michele Richey-martin answered:
Does anyone have any recommendations on an Interior Design Firm in Jacksonville? They only want high end designers who can "Get the Job Done!"
Hi Joseph,

Sisler Johnson in Jacksonville, FL has won many awards and her work has been shown in a few high end design magazines 904-288-0908.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Design & Decor in Jacksonville
Kathie &…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville Beach, FL
Kathie & Neil McGuinness answered:
What can you tell me about Jacksonville, FL. I've heard there are a number of different areas to live. I have no idea where to being my home search!
Please visit ListToSell.com. There are good descriptions of Jacksonville's neighborhoods, plus, you can find price points in each. Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Hickory & Do…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Hickory & Donna Delegal answered:
What can you tell me about the Jacksonville, FL Real Estate Market? I am looking at investment property and heard mixed reviews.
There are fantastic opportunities for investors here in Jacksonville.Be SURE to work with real estate agents who have successfully owned /own investment property.There are KEYS to succe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Lenee' Purdy, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Lenee' Purdy answered:
What is the ideal down payment percentage for buying a home?
Hello there, It really depends on what type of Financing you choose to do..
There is FHA which requires 3.5 % down payment of the sale price.
Conventional which could be several di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Steve (888)…, Real Estate Pro in 33480
Steve (888) 662-4404 answered:
Anyone know a lender that will provide a mortgage for someone a few months after receiving a Chapter 13 discharge with 20% down? Thanks.
=
Below are some of the best programs from A to Z available, including the all new Stated Income Alt Loans for Self Employed borrowers

After reviewing these programs below, please e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
Shonda Campa…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Shonda Campanaro answered:
I would love to buy a condo or a townhome with in six months. Looking to get married and want to buy a home.
I would recommend you talk with a lender. They can give you tips on reaching your goals. If you would like assistance in the process give me a call and I will be more than happy to ass ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Home Buying in Jacksonville
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...
Search Advice

Followers

932
Email me when…

Learn more

Meet the Trulia VIPs
Robert Crecelius, Agent in 32092
Robert Crecelius
Agent
32092
Cindy Gavin, Agent in Jacksonville
Cindy Gavin
Agent
Jacksonville
Shaun Jones, Agent in Jacksonville
Shaun Jones
Agent
Jacksonville
Elizabeth Meux, Agent in 32210
Elizabeth Meux
Agent
32210
Home > Q&A > Florida > Duval County > Jacksonville
Copyright © 2014 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer