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Mon Dec 22, 2014
Lora Roberson answered:
I had the same thing happen to me in Santa Rosa beach,Fl. It's a scam. You'd think they'd have enough sense to capitalize i. Sad that hard working people like ourselves fall victim to scam artist that waste their intelligence to scam people. My reply was their family was on a Christian Mission trip in Nigeria. Get a REAL job losers rather than stealing. I don't know how they're not in prison where they belong. ... more
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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Bola Williams answered:
Hi Joyce,

IF your credit score is a 780 you should have no problem obtaining financing for your mortgage, if the 780 is your Vantage score then I would suggest contacting Brent Mendelson, he's helped some of my client with challenged credit obtain financing.

You can find his trulia page here:

He's a good guy and very responsive.

Best of luck to you!

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Tue Aug 21, 2012
kbo1024 asked:
Interested in a vacant residential property in Michigan where the lender is Deutsche Bank Nat'l Trust. An affidavit of abandonment was recorded (Michigan) 3/5/12. What steps can I…
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Mon Apr 23, 2012
Kelly Putz answered:
Hi Eva,

I've never seen a property listed as "pre-foreclosed", but I work in MD, DC and VA, and maybe they do things a little differently in FL. Here, if it's not a regular sale, it's a short sale - meaning the owner is asking the bank to sell it for less than what they owe before it goes into foreclosure - or it's a foreclosure - meaning the bank has taken possession of the property. Sometimes it's a lot easier to deal with a foreclosure, because it's a quicker process, but in either case, don't expect any repairs to be made.

If a property doesn't have a photo, unless you are an investor, it's usually a red flag that something is seriously wrong with the property and it needs a lot of work done before a typical home buyer would want to live in it. If it also doesn't have any info....then, I would be very wary.

Your best bet is to get yourself a Buyer's Agent in Florida who can help you in your search and educate you on the ins and outs of the process. If Miekeba is licensed in Florida, then she's your gal!

If not, then I would talk to a Keller Williams office in the area you are interested in and let them guide you.

Hope that helps!
Kelly Putz
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Mon Jul 26, 2010
Daniel Johnson answered:
Contact an agent who is experienced in the purchase/sale of this type of property. I have my SFR (Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource) certification and am part of a network of Realtors who have the knowledge to help you write the best possible offer. Let me know if you need my personal help, input, a referral for another SFR agent, etc... I hope your search goes well!

Daniel Johnson
Realtor licensed in MD & DC, SFR
Long & Foster Realtors
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