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Home Buying in 32246 : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Feb 2, 2013
Cyndi Marler answered:
There are homes available in those zipcodes that are short sales and foreclosures. What price is reasonable? Is there a timeframe that you must meet for move in? I agree with all the others! A realtor is your best avenue to find what you need. Just give us a call. ... more
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Sun Nov 4, 2012
Sharon Molnar answered:

I am not a loan officer, but from my experience there are many things on the credit report that may determine if or when you may purchase a home. Things like how accuracte is the report and other things like that. I am sure we all could recommend a lender to you. I would suggest you interview a few loan officers. There are free / or very low cost counseling sources that can help you, too. Taking a home buyers class is a requirement in some cases, and in my opinion a good idea for anyone making a first time home purchase.

Sharon Molnar
First Coast Realty Associates
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Beverly Howe answered:
There is a difference between some who is a buyer broker and someone who is an Exclusive Buyer Broker. This is explained in the #1 Mistake That Buyers Make on my homepage. An Exclusvie Buyer Broker does not list properties for sale. So, there is no conflict of interest between the buyer and the seller. Some buyer brokers also list properties and they may have to change to a transaction broker who does not represent the buyer or the seller.

There is typically no extra/hidden or additional cost for you to obtain Exclusive buyer broker services in your real estate transaction. In the State of Florida only a buyer broker who represents the buyer can negotiate for the lowest price and best terms for the buyer. When you work with an Exclusive buyer broker, the brokerage firm does not list any homes, there is never a conflict of interest in your transaction. The State of Florida assumes that all buyers know all agents are transactions brokers who do not represent anyone one in the transaction and that the agents have very limited if any liability in the transaction. Unless, an agent or broker tells you they will represent you exclusively the agent is not required to disclose to you that they are a transaction agent or broker.

On my informative homepage you will learn about:

The #1 Mistake Real Estate Buyers Make – explains buyers relationship to agents/brokers in FL
21 Critical Mistakes Buyers Make
20 Things the Listing Agent Does Not Tell You about Short Sales
Short Sale Fraud
Foreclosures - the Wild West of Real Estate
Unrealistic Buyer Expectations
Buyer Beware
Chinese Drywall

There is no obligation required of you to access this important free educational information on my homepage.

An exclusive buyer broker is required to give the buyer loyalty, confidentiality, care and diligence, accounting, disclosure of all known pertinent facts and your financial status is protected.

I am licensed to sell real estate in Florida since 1981.

Serving Lee and Collier County Southwest Florida

Beverly Howe, CIPS, ABR, GRI, TRC
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Local Direct: 239-601-2013
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Fri Aug 24, 2012
Rosina Eisenmann 904-482-8666 answered:
Hi Sally. No matter the neighborhood, the best place to start is Once you are satisfied with the stats, your next step would be to coordinate with a reputable Realtor, familiar with the area. Let me know if I may be of assistance. ... more
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Thu Jul 7, 2011
John Breen answered:
Hi Miryam, You and your husband can purchase as long as you can secure a loan. Just curious,,,why Jax. Fl.? Do you have friends or family here? Good luck with your loan and if you're looking for a realtor to help with the buying process please look me up. Have a Great Day John Breen 904 349 0082 Chow ... more
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Tue Oct 19, 2010
Blaine Rabe answered:

Your program plan is in place, and you are starting right at the front end.

Make sure your realtor partner is not competing against you in your search for properties. Make sure they are investors also and have a track record in similar purchases. Make sure they know the ins and outs of investment financing. Anyone can pick properties out of the MLS, but who knows about septic replacement programs and area?

Scare you yet?

My specialization is in the 08and 09 areas. I only look for cash cows. These are rentals that we rehab and rent, not flip. I have a crew that completes the rehab.

I do handle other investors in other areas and price ranges, but they furnish the local knowledge on each property. So as a team, we have a combined intelligence to accomplish the task.

Good luck and best wishes,

Blaine Rabe
REMAX Specialists
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Sat Jun 13, 2009
Larry Atwell answered:
Hi Tony,
If your requirements are for Greater Jacksonville, I can assist you with that endeavor. I have had experience helping buy a nice sized acreage for a future home and it has definitely things to look out for so as to protect your interest. If the property is outside Duval county then there is a possibility of getting 100% financing. Let me know how I may further assist you with this important transaction.

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Sun Apr 5, 2009
Jack Vance answered:
Terence, my advice would be to get some credit repair. Get with a reputable lender for guidence and if you need the phone no. of someone send me an e.mail and I will help. Jack Vance, ... more
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Sat Oct 25, 2008
Dondra Lewis answered:
I'm a Jacksonville native, and also live at the beach. I've spent some time back and forth to The Woods community many times, and I find it to be well priced, well located, and naturally beautiful. I think it's worth looking into, and I'd be glad to show you a few properties if you think the area might be a match for you.

I'd be glad to try to pair you with another area if you find that The Woods doesn't suit you... Of course, we'd need to determine exactly why, solve that, and wah la!
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Sun May 18, 2008
Parvesh Saluja answered:
You can see it on my web @ or you can google it on earth google, you can see your house on it as well as any other house in the world.
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Fri May 16, 2008
Parvesh Saluja answered:
Well!! it is hard to say. there are so many predictions out there, it is a cycle we are going thru. We could have a turn around but I think it will be couple of years before we get better again. Jacksonville is still a very good market, either it is buyers market or sellers market. Too many homes in short sale right now. It is not a flippers market for sure. I can be reached at 904-504-8162 to discuss this further or visit me at ... more
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