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Home Buying in Hollywood Hills : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 28, 2016
Leslie Arouh answered:
It is the same answer i gave Esperanza a moment ago. The market is going through many changes. The private money lending sector is growing faster than any part of the real Estate Market in the past 18 months. The smartest way to keep your price within reason is getting a private loan to start with and 6-12 months later after paying your loan on time you will be ready for a public market loan from a multitude of lenders. They will be seeking you out and at rates between 5% and 8%. you must babysit your loan because they take no ones excuses or problems.Mark my will be thanking me a year from now when you are
Les A. Arouh
Florida Realtor #SL3276769
RealtyOne Properties LLC
216 NE 31 ST
Boca Raton Fl. 33431
Mobile: 561.866.6111
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Thu Mar 26, 2015
Gabriela Cejnarova, PA answered:
Hello John,

I can help you to look for the house with pool in Hollywood Hills, contact me so we can start looking for the houses that accept VA financing.

Gabriela Cejnarova
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Wed Feb 25, 2015
Darren Ragoonanan answered:
Absolutely the best value for the money in the entire area. Huge lot sizes, minutes to the beach, NO ASSOCIATION, good schools, ten mins to airport and more. I have two pool homes for sale in Hollywood Hills. Completely remodeled, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, new bathrooms, new roof and much more. Will consider giving 3% of sale price to your closing costs. Feel free to contact me directly so that I can give you the Hollywood Hills tour.

Best Regards

Darren Ragoonanan
Owner /agent
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Carolyn Campos answered:
Its a common question when buyers feel they cant qualify at the moment. Not sure of your situation or your motivation. In certain markets its a viable option...when sellers are having difficulty selling. Not the case in todays market. I would recommend sitting down with a finance person to look at your options. I think most realtors would veer you away from Lease with Option because your Landlord still holds the cards. Not where you want to be as the renter. Don't want to discourage you, but want you to know the facts. First recommendation would be a lender that could educate you on all the programs and put you on a track to improve your credit (if that's the case). I would be more than happy to show you listings at you request. They will be limited, but they exist.
Contact me if you have any further questions or if I can help you in any other way.

Carolyn Campos
Licensed Real Estate Consultant
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Sun Jan 19, 2014
Susan J Penn, PA,SFR,CDPE answered:
Hollywood Beach has some great condos. There are condos for less than $100,000.00 that are 275 sq feet. You still have the condo association monthly fee which is usally 600.00 per month and up. Hollywood Beach has condos into the millions. It is dependent on your price. ... more
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Thu Mar 7, 2013
Margie Loden answered:
I see you have already received lots of answers to your questions. I always take lots of photos, many times paying to have a professional take them, of my listings. I agree, no photos or only one of the outside is many times a red flag. Regarding square footage, sometimes there is confusion about "under air" and the whole area including garages and screened patios. Then again, sometimes an agent will be "confused" on purpose to state the larger number. As in life, honesty is always the best policy in any RE transaction. If you don't already have an agent to work with in South Florida, I will be very happy to help you. I am a Buyer Specialist and am familiar with the Hollywood area. I am also from MD - grew up in Towson, went to Towson State. I'd love to share my love of FL with another Marylander. Please let me know if I can be of any help with anything regarding your move.

Margie Loden, Realtor
The Keyes Company
954 560-0499
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Tue Jan 8, 2013
Irina Karan answered:
Special assessments...very important!

It depends on the negotiations between the buyer and the seller.
Sometimes, the seller agrees to pay, and sometimes there is a split between the buyer and the seller, and sometimes the seller pays to the date of closing, and the buyer from the date of closing on, or buyer pays it all - or, the short sale lenders negotiate those and pay to the association.

Irina Karan
CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Tue Jan 8, 2013
oscar echeverri answered:
Hollywood Fl Home Inspections Start at $200

Once you find the property you are looking for, I will help you save thousands of dollars and prevent you from buying a property in bad condition or with hidden defects.

We are Licensed and Insured Home Inspector and General Contractors.

Would you like to paint, renovate, add value to your property ?
Feel free to call me with any questions.

For a sample of one of our reports, pelase visit

Oscar Echeverri
GAIA Construction Inc
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Margie Loden answered:
Hi, I am a RE Agent in the Ft. Lauderdale area and am familiar with Hollywood. I am a Buyer Specialist, and Keyes is a full-service RE Agency. We can help you with each step along the way from finding the house to make your home, to mortgage pre-approval, through closing, and even with moving! I'd love to assist you in your home search. Please contact me if I can be of any assistance with your relocation.

Margie Loden, Realtor
The Keyes Company
954 560-0499
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