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Vicki Webb, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota County, FL
Vicki Webb answered:
homes listed on trulia as foreclosure or preforeclosure are actively for sale? Can you schedule a showing?
Yes I would be happy to help you with looking at foreclosures please give me a call at 941-928-1000 thank you Vicki Webb with Vicki Webb Re
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 14, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Need a 3/2 turn-key annual rental in Palmer Ranch. 2 people one dog. Anyone have a listing? We have rented 3 yrs now and have excellent references.
Here are some rental sites that you can try.

Rental Ads
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Ebay Classifieds – http://www.ebayclassifieds.com/
Florida Rental Ads – ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Maggie Hawk, Real Estate Pro in New Smyrna Beach, FL
Maggie Hawk answered:
Which southern FL coastal city would you like to live? Why?
Cindy,
If you're willing to consider a sleepy little town on Florida's east central coast, I would suggest where I live.

New Smyrna Beach is a great place to call home. It has somet ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
I am looking to buy a 2BR Single Family House for no more than $80,000.00 cash in the Sarasota area.I would prefer a 2BR over a 3BR. Can I find this?
Hi Cindy,

Yes, there are plenty of 2 bedroom homes within your price range. Just depending on what area you are looking in. Sarasota covers a pretty large area. Do you want the c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 12, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Mike Winger, Real Estate Pro in Osprey, FL
Mike Winger answered:
What classifies the market as "a seller's market" verses "a buyer's market''?
That is what some consider the "cross over point" when the MLS has more inventory than can be sold off in 6 months you are trending to a buyer's market. When there is LESS inventory suc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 12, 2012 Home Buying in 34241
Michaelb1, Real Estate Pro in Bradenton, FL
Michaelb1 answered:
MY WIFE AMD I ARE LOOKING FOR A TOWNHOUSE IN THE SARASRASOTA FL. PRICE RANGE $150,000.00 TO $225,000.00 MY EMAIL IS TDOTS@COMCAST.NET
Call me any time I have a few for you to see would be happy to help you. Would like to ask you a few questions that will help me refine your wants and needs. I have 15 years expierence ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 19, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
David Barr, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
David Barr answered:
Are there any setback requirement for a boat and trailer at your home?
Set back requirements apply to fixed structures on a parcel of land.

Homes in deed restricted communities often times do not allow for a boat on a trailer to be stored on the prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Steve (888)…, Real Estate Pro in 33480
Steve (888) 662-4404 answered:
If you have closed a short sale in the last month or so, how long from contract to approval to close?
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get ready for an ugly Mr. Toad's Wild Ride!

Shart Sales are a Clown Car Full of Horrors as many find after 10 months waiting on a Hope To Gain!

Don't stop looking for re-sales ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Buying in Sarasota
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Are there any kid friendly neighborhoods in Sarasota?
Yes, there are plenty of kid-friendly or family-friendly neighborhoods in Sarasota. Go to our company web site and click on the Sarasota link. It will give you descriptions of each n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 17, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
David Barr, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
David Barr answered:
Do you have any bank owned short sales or REO foreclosures of Oakmounts or Carlyles in Village Walk, Sarasota?
I have a page devoted to all homes and townhomes for salein Divosta communites in the Sarasota area (Village Walk, The Isles of Palmer Ranch, San Palermo, and Island Walk) on my website ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 4, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
I see a lot of listings that say 're-plumbed'. What exactly is this and why is this so prevalent in the Sarasota area?
Re-plumbed means they replaced the plumbing in the home. There have been a lot of instances of pin-hole leaks in copper plumbing in this area. Here is a link to information on that in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
We just moved from out of state and purchased a home needing to be refinished inside. We obtained a rehab loan and had a contractor start the project
It usually isn't the realtors job to know if the necessary permits were used or not. If she did know that they weren't used then it is her job to tell you but usually she wouldn't be re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
How can I tell if a house has liens on it?
You can sell it, but the liens will have to be paid by settlement
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Buying in 34241
Michael Gran…, Real Estate Pro in 34228
Michael Granston answered:
I am looking to relocate to Florida and considering Sarasota and Ft Myers....primarily for beach access.
Sarasota has the beach voted the best in USA, it is the cultural center of the West coast of Florida, it is a very safe City and has great schools
Please check out my web site for vide ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 26, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
I have a condo that is currently rented out with a mortgage at 5.75%.
Ask your tax preparer if this is the best way to go and tell me what she says. The question is whether you can offset the rental income against the interest paid on your home loan if t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 15, 2012 Home Buying in 34236
Mary Lou Bear, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Mary Lou Bear answered:
Best neighborhoods near Faith Life Church Sarasota, FL
Lakewood Ranch is a great area near Faith Life Church. I just closed on a transaction with an employee of the church that recently moved to the area and purchased in Lakewood Ranch. G ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Home Buying in Sarasota
David Barr, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
David Barr answered:
In Mass. if a deposit is not returned within 30 days you are entitled to triple damages.. does Fl have a similar law? thanks, Michelle
There is no specific time frame requiring a title agent to refund an escrow deposit in a FL real estate transaction.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 29, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Can a rear fence be put up on Island Date St.?
I doubt you will find a real estate agent willing to give you a direct yes or no on this question that sounds simple but is actually quite complicated.

First, you will need to know ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 26, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Is Gulf Gate a nice neighborhood for families with children?
Hi, You can visit www.HomeFair.com and click on the city reports section for in-depth crime stats and area demographics. Thye have a side-by-side zip code comparison feature as well. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 25, 2012 Home Buying in Sarasota
Keith Redding, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Keith Redding answered:
What are the advantages of paying cash vs mortage for 55 residence in Lido Key area of Sarasota, FL?
There are several advantages to paying cash in the current market. The first is based on the type of property that you are considering. Most lenders currently do not lend in many cond ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Home Buying in 34236
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