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Where should young family live that is within 35 minutes of downtown Orlando?
My husband will be working in downtown Orlando. We want somewhere easily commutable that is safe, affordable, with good schools. We are considering as an inital list Winter Park, Baldwin Park, Maitland,…
Relocation advice
I am interested in relocation to the greater Orlando area. I am not familiar with the city, so I'm seeking recommendations on short term furnished apt leases or reasonably priced extended stay hotels…
I am relocating to the Orlando are from Boca Raton. I am clueless on where to look for my family to settle.
I have heard the Windermere, Dr. Phillips and metro west areas are nice but I think that is too busy for us and there is not enough schools. I also heard that the waterford park and avalon park area are…
Is there a conflict of interested for an agent to nominated a home inspector for me?
I am an Australian investor and not live in US. I am about to close a deal on a property but unsure is it appropriate to ask the agent to find me a home inspector.
Is the house located at 3044 Eden Rd. Leslie Michigan 49251 still for sale. I can find it on but
other websites say it sold 4 months ago. I can't reach the listing agent. Thanks!
Is there any financial assistance out there when renovating a house in an area where house is scarce,house needs new dry wall due to mildew?
We have purchased property that was vandalized and windows left open causing mold and mildew while it sent unoccupied. Looking for thoughts re:renovation and reclaimation of a property like this. Is there…
What area in/ near San Antonio would you recommend to those new to the area and why?
Area would have to be within a 30 minute commute of Ft Sam. Child friendly- Parks, trails, decent school system(although we currently homeschool, one never knows what the future holds.) Yards (1/4 would…
are there any houses for rent?
My wife and I are looking to move. One of the towns we are considering is South New Berlin
young successful couple looking for a honest realtor and wonderful place of our own. I have bought a house
in the past and had a bad experince with the realitor. How do I know to pick a good realitor and house this time??
Can you describe how Sarasota looks and feels for a person that has never lived here?
Do residents maintain their homes and lawns? Are there dramatic differences between different neighborhoods or zip codes? Is there a dominant architecture throughout the city?
Our landlord (nephew of homeowner) didn't tell us that the homeowner died over a year ago. We've been writing the check out to her. Is?
that legal? We had no idea that the homeowner passed away, we found the obituary just this morning by googling her name. We're having problems with this landlord not paying our heating bill, and…
What is the best way to find side jobs in real estate that are not broker related (sign posting, house scouting, open house staffing, etc)?
I'm looking for opportunities to make some extra money that will work with my current school schedule and part time job. I'm not currently looking at getting a real estate license, just hoping…
Is it unethical for a Realtor® to respond to Trulia question when the person asking the question is represented by another Realtor®?
I see many questions on Trulia asked by buyers and sellers who state they are working with an agent. How does the Code of Ethics and Standard of Practice come into play when responding to those questions. I…
Neighborhood recommendation for rent close to downtown Orlando, FL
Hi, We are planning to move to Orlando in about 6 months and I'm looking for a place to rent close to downtown area (zip: 32806). We prefer a house or condo in a nice and safe neighborhood. But…
Why are homes so much more expensive on the W side of 1st Av in Burien/Normandy Park WA?
Without a better view, and without a better piece of property, it seems like houses are significantly more expensive in Normandy Park than in Burien, and even on the West side of 1st Avenue in Burien,…
what is the current population in metlakatla?
how many people live in metlakatla
Why is it so difficult to find a realtor who will actually work for the buyer and keep buyer aware of new properties coming on the market? Thanks
bidding war question..If the property appraisal comes back lower than the bid price, is the bank forced to sell for appraised value? I have been told by 2 realtors that potential buyers make large bids…
We are military moving to the area. Can you help w/any websites that may offer 2/3 bedroom houses for yearly?
I see many vacation rentals but not many yearly rentals. I've posted an add on craigslist but still nothing.
I'm moving my family from Alabama to Alaska and I will need a home that is already furnished in the Wasilla or Eagle River area around $1000 to
$1700. furnished home, preverably no appt. that might have a short term rent . We just need somewhere to start out at.Thanks,Chris.
What are the different "personalities" of the Coronado Cays?
My family is relocating to Coronado this summer (anytime before the school year begins). We love the water, beach and are boaters, so the Cays looked appealing to us. We have two boys (9 & 11), so…
My husband is getting a job in Lorton, VA. We want to be within a 1 hr. commute. Looking for country living & acerage? Horse areas plus. Ideas?
Don't know what areas are horsey and not expensive since we're moving from out of state. I would love to know where to begin :-) Thanks!
I am thinking about moving to TN and I am really liking Nashville,but which part?
I'm single so i need a diverse night life. I love trying different foods and activities so somewhere with options of dinning would be nice. Love shopping and concerts so having that t my finger tips…
Stapleton Waterfront
Any new info on the Stapleton Waterfront project? I can't find any recent information - and I see on Ironstate's website that construction is to start early 2011.
How many people actually choose the home they saw online vs another home after seeing that home plus several more homes with a realtor?
When people call or email about a certain home they saw online, I always take them out to view that home plus 6 or 7 others in the area that meet their requirements. My experience has been they usually…
Need help finding rental property just outside Boston by 12/14/2010. Relo benefits incl $1500-$2000 for finder fees.
We are a young couple w/ 2 boys in elementary school & small dog. We need to relocate from CT for my new job in Cambridge (near MIT Red Line T stop). I would prefer commute to be less than 30 min--…
Do you believe extending the Bush tax cuts, would improve the housing market ?
Many people believe that by extending the Bush tax cuts across the board, could improve the economy by creating more jobs hence more home purchases, of course the downside to all this would be the increase…
Have you ever visited Montgomery, Alabama. Please let us know what travel tips for visitors to our area that you would recommend?
Must sees? Places to eat? Don't forget to bring this item? Wereally want to know what you think we should spread the word about as the holidays are here and people will be visiting our great city!
A tale of two housing busts: Why is California recovering and Florida still struggling?
California and Florida had a lot in common during the housing industry’s last cycle. But in the last year or so, California’s housing market has begun recovering, while Florida’s remains…
Mini Dorms around College area?
My husband & I are looking for our first home. The College area is one of the areas we are interested in. Has there been any progress made in halting mini-dorms in the area? I haven’t heard much…
Market Sale Analysis: subject property - 2400 Annabella St. Detroit, MI 48217
I'm trying to determine the value of this property (see address above) and find property in the same or similar neighborhood that has sold recently. My Problem is that; I can't access the comparables…
What neighborhoods in San Diego are good for renting (for a landlord's perspective)?
Mid-20s desiring to investing. Budget around $350-$375k. Plan is to get a house, live in one of the rooms, and rent out the others. What areas will receive high rents while still able to cover much of…
We are relocating from Great Britain and looking for a rental property in the Suburb of San Francisco
We require short commute to San Francisco, good schools, friendly neigbourhood, good church, child day care facilities, 3-4 bedroom house/ ranch/bungalow with 2 bath with a monthly rental of $2000-$3000…
What do you get for your cell tower lease?
My husband and I own a cell tower site in Central Florida and our current lease is nearing time for renegotiation. We will likely be seeking the advise of an attorney for the contract, but would love…
We are relocating from UK and need rental property in commuting distance to San Francisco - University of the Pacific
We require short commute, good schools, friendly neigbourhood, good church, child day care facilities, 3-4 bedroom house/ ranch/bungalow with 2 bath with a monthly rental of $2000-$3000 in the surburb…
Are there any older, cheaper rental areas near Mesa College San Diego? It can be a house, apartment, etc.
I need someplace that will allow my 2 labs and will rent for no more that $1000 (2 bedroom). I am writing from Utah, so I really don't know prices in CA.
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