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Home Buying in Pompano Beach : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 30, 2017
Marsha Umansky answered:
There is practically no condos in SE Florida that could be financed with an FHA loan, and the info you can find online is not updated. Talk to a good mortgage broker and a realtor for other options.
Best of luck,
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Sat Feb 11, 2017
Jonathan Klurfeld, Esq. answered:
Other than subleasing likely not for $800 for 2 bedrooms. Not in the Pompano/Deerfield area. Rents for 1 bedrooms on average are more than that in our area.
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Sun Nov 27, 2016
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Mon Nov 2, 2015
Richard answered:
I am looking for an owner financed home or condo in the Sarasota, Fl. area. My credit is rebuilding. I own four rental homes and have a substantial down payment. I also have had the same full time job
($60k) for 15 years. Anybody help me?
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Fri Jan 30, 2015
Stefanie Cohen PA, ABR, SFR answered:
I recommend that you check with the local police department for the most accurate information. They are usually happy to provide that info to future residents.

Stefanie Cohen, PA, ABR, SFR
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty
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Sat Jan 3, 2015
Simon Campbell answered:
It looks like the low credit ratings and tax issues will disqualify you from a traditional mortgage. As long as you are absolutely convinced that you can afford a home now (i.e. they cost more than renting, let me tell you), then there are other options.

If you like the house that you are in, why not talk to the landlord and see if you can buy it on a land contract with a 3 or 5 year payoff. This would give you time to fix your credit and qualify for a loan.
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Mon Jun 16, 2014
a5776874 answered:
Before the bubble popped, realty companies and other property investors were taking advantage of the lenient loan stipulations and buying up as many properties as possible. Now, there are individuals and realty companies that own large quantities. Instead of selling, they take advantage of the rental demand they in fact, help create by owning all these properties. They make a lot more money from renting than selling for reasonable prices.
Capitalist do not care about the growing number of homeless and broken homes in this country. They are not going to lose a penny on the properties they've invested in. Plainly, they are taking advantage of renters. They won't admit it, but what are we to do? They aren't going to sell them, no. They would have to lose money by lowering the prices.

Hypothetical proposition: (that will never happen of course) The government creates a law limiting the amount of separate properties any company or individual can own. This would force them to sell to needy families, rather than allowing "LORDS of LANDS."
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Wed Jun 11, 2014
Amy Givoni answered:
Hi Lydia,

We moved here from Boston ten years ago. I have two children in the public school system. I would be happy to email you properties for sale that meet your criteria, and answer all your questions about the area. Feel free to call or email anytime. You are welcome to set yourself up for email alerts on my website at I look forward to hearing from you.

Amy Givoni
Givoni Realty Corp.
Phone: 561-361-8555
Efax: 786-345-5806
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Fri May 30, 2014
Perry Martin answered:

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Kindest Regards,
Perry Martin
Licensed Realtor®
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Century 21
(954) 445-5426
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Fri May 30, 2014
Sharon K. Welker answered:
go near the beach. there are alot of units near the beach you can buy and rent out. maint fees across the street from beach or on intercoastal side are less money than on beach side. if you need help call me in office 954 236-7009 sharon k. welker ... more
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Karen Elyse Gordon answered:
Happy Monday DSK!
I know that Palm Aire offers some amazing opportunities and deals, but like every neighborhood, it depends on the individual buyer. I love it there. I find it meticulously cared for and a great local gateway location.
I have worked specifically as a Trained Buyers Specialist for half a decade when I began my career and I love working with buyers.
I have listed many and sold them to buyers and represented both sides on many occasions. When offered the opportunity, I almost ALWAYS suggest you use your own Realtor who's one and only fiduciary duty is to you, their Buyer. Good Luck!
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Sun Mar 9, 2014
Ximena Rosensweig answered:
Hi :)

Please check this video out, and let me know what do you think for a permanent residence ;)

This city has:
- Eight amazing parks for kids
- A+ Schools
- Free fun activities
- And much more...

Thank you,

Ximena Rosensweig
Parkland Resident
Direct Line: 954-670-7994
Languages: English, Spanish
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Wed Mar 5, 2014
Ximena Rosensweig answered:
Hi Joanne,

I can help you.

Please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

Ximena Rosensweig
Direct Line: 954-670-7994
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Sat Feb 1, 2014
it slowed down thou. Hedge Funds have stopped purchasing by bulk, and financing is tightening a little with more restrictive rules, such as the QM. On the other hands are going up, and they are expected to keep adjusting upwards this year. The curve is softening... ... more
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
If you are representing the seller:
Time to have a heart-to-heart with the seller. Very often their real goals have not be clarified or they stressed out over the process. Setting expectations is essential and pressing to level 5 for the goals IS the secret to enduring the storm.
You are representing the buyer:
1. Set up new date for showing other homes.
2. If your buyer is submitting 'dirt ball' offers, evaluate if this is who YOU want to work with.
3. If your buyer is weak, carrying toxic financing, piled on the contingencies, shopping above their price point, you need to have a honest chat and stop wasting your time.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
Palm Harbor University High School distirct
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Mack McCoy answered:

I thought that the buyers have gotten too smart, and were using schools as a proxy for their bigotry.
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Wed Oct 30, 2013
Tommy Forcella answered:

You may expand your options and available properties if you are willing to look just outside of Pompano Beach.

Also, what would you consider a low HOA fee? In South Florida, a low HOA fee would be $150-$200 per month.

Instead of providing a blank slate of current listings, more details would allow me to present listings that truly fit your requirements.

Contact me for personalized assistance.


Tommy Forcella
Wolfe Real Estate Group
Oakland Park, FL
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Mon Oct 28, 2013
Jesse Pan answered:
it depents different community has their different hoa fee also see what it includes for. not by the beach condo 2/2 goes around $300. most time townhouse is cheaper than condo.
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