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Home Buying in 32176 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 8, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
In Florida you'll want to check the permits for the pool, to make sure everything was property permitted with the county, if it was not installed by the original builder of the home. You'll also need to verify by survey that the home was not built within any utility or HOA easements.

Pools now have to comply with certain safety rules about fencing, pool alarms, etc.

Your real estate agent should be able to answer specific questions for you OR know where to get those answers from a professional on that particular topic.
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Thu Jun 2, 2016
Pmejordan asked:
It seems houses sell before they hit the MLS, so I thought contacting several realtors to let them know my intention would be beneficial to catch the listing.
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Mon May 16, 2016
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Wed Jun 18, 2014
Byron Hebert answered:
I have lived in the Ormond Beach area since 1984 and would be pleased to help guide you through the buying process anywhere in the greater Daytona Beach area.

Byron Hebert
Adams Cameron & Co Realtors
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Tue May 13, 2014
Gary Hitchcock answered:
Hello if you are serious about buying in this seller’s market you'll need to find a good Realtor that can answer ALL your questions promptly. Go to the top of Trulia and click on Find An Agent, then input the city you are interested in. The top Realtors will appear, click on their profile AND read their recommendation letters. If a Realtor has been in business for a minimum 10 years and has lots of recommendations then I’d call and interview the top 3 that have that level of experience and success. ... more
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
Byron Hebert answered:
Ormond Beach is a great area to buy a second home. Depending on the size and age home you are looking for 150K will allow you to find a nice home in the area. Keep in mind however typically as you get closer to the beach you are going to pay more for a house. Depending on your lifestyle you may find that looking at homes on the mainland just over the bridge offers much more home for your money, yet you are still under a 5 minute drive to the beach. Beach side homes are great but you are going to pay more for less home, and some of the areas are not maintained as well as you may be looking for. There are very few areas near the beach or on the mainland that are close to the beach that have HOAs so that should not been an issue at all in selecting a home. If you are not all ready working with a Realtor I would be happy to assist you in finding the perfect home. I have lived in the Ormond Beach area since 1984 and am a real estate investor as well so I can offer you valuable insight for the Ormond Beach real estate market. Fell free to call me directly 321-296-8000 EXIT Real Estate Property Solutions. ... more
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Tue Dec 17, 2013
Michael Oppenheimer answered:
It was a real ad. It just doesn't say the "price" is the monthly rent amount for an annual lease. However, the offer was withdrawn as the house sold in October for $251,500. If you want a house of this quality to purchase, please let me know what areas of town you would like.

Michael Oppenheimer
Realty Pros Assured
2110 Ocean Shore Blvd.
Ormond Beach, Fl 32176
Cell: (386) 290-7597
Phone: (386) 441-7653
Fax: (386) 441-7575
Call Michael O.
Your Realty Pro
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Sat Aug 17, 2013
Gerry McLoughlin answered:
Hi Frank
Check out my fsbo tips. I have a network of really good agents if you need a free referral. Best Wishes, Gerry
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Thu Aug 15, 2013
Linda Grey answered:
I'll throw my name in the mix, I would welcome the opportunity to be of assistance to you.

Either way best wishes on your search and purchase.
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Stephen McRory answered:
As a Florida Mortgage Broker writing to you from a hotel room in CO after that nasty snow storm yesterday that standed me here...I DON'T BLAME YOU! Now if United Airlines can only locate my luggage and send back to FL!

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Steve McRory
Pro Option Mortgage/ Florida

Prior Service U.S. Marine Corps
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Tue Jul 10, 2012
Fsbo answered:
This home is just south of Coquina Key in a small no HOA community called Sea Bridge. Go to: or, 4/2 CBS, built in 2002, one block east of A1A at: 48 Sea Harbor Drive East, Ormond By The Sea, 32176 ... more
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Wed Jul 29, 2009
Candace Curtis answered:
Yes, there are lots of options for first time homebuyers right now in our area. Some are based on the location of the property and each city has their own programs. It is important that you understand what you qualify for because each program has it's own income restrictions. If you would like more information about what is available and your eligibility to receive funds please give me a call. We can discuss what options you have and get you talking to the right people. Once you get started then we can begin looking for a home, and you've picked a great time to start looking!! I am at 386-451-5642.
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