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Thu Feb 2, 2017
Angelica P answered:

Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours. When you do list your property, you will have the ability to create a new listing and it will override the outdated information and photos.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Thu Nov 17, 2016
dgall asked:
Extra room has three windows a door and a full closet with door but is fully occupied by homes second air handler. Is this condidered just an extra room or could it be listed as third bedroom?
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Wed Feb 3, 2016
Five Stars answered:
Jumbo loan requirements have changed some over the past few years. We can do up to 95% financing with a 680 credit score. Up to 850K loan amounts. You can see the complete chart of jumbo requirements in the provided web reference link below. Please contact us with questions.

thank you,

Five Stars Mortgage
National Home Loan Resource
7 days week - 9am-8pm
Ph: 800-871-2636
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Tue Jan 6, 2015
Karen Weathers answered:
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Wed Oct 8, 2014
Randy and Vicki Biehl answered:
It can get a little tricky if you are moving to Florida and changing jobs at the same time. You need to talk to a local realtor and let them put you in contact with local lenders so that they can help. Starting a new job can be an exciting prospect, but the impact on your creditworthiness can be affected as many lenders will consider you higher risk the less time you are with a single employer. Therefore getting a mortgage after starting a new job can be much more difficult ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Joe Bornstein answered:
What is your flip? Please describe?, pricing?, upgrades/improvement? current condition? Address? More info the better.
Rock Springs Realty
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Wed Jul 17, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
I would recommend working directly with an agent:

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Thu Jul 26, 2012
Chad Creech answered:
This property was at one time listed for rent. It currently shows that it is "Pending" and scheduled move in this month so it is no longer available. If you are still looking for a property you could contact Watson Realty Property Management at (407)-629-6643 or I hope this helps. ... more
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Thu Jul 26, 2012
Chad Creech answered:
This property was at one time listed for rent. It currently shows that it is "Pending" and scheduled move in this month so it is no longer available. If you are still looking for a property you could contact Watson Realty Property Management at (407)-629-6643 or I hope this helps. ... more
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Myke Atwater answered:
Hello Jack,

Cartus is a large national relocation referral company who refers their real estate services to companies in any given area. Most real estate companies that are in the network have agents they work with. Their referral fees are high, so many agents choose not to participate. I was a CARTUS trained agent with Coldwell Banker United, but left because of the high referral rates I was paying. Cartus does negotiate many buyout situations where companies have relocated an employee.

Being cartus trained does not make an agent a better agent, it just means that much of their business may be generated by referrals from the cartus relocation network.. Many companies work directly with Cartus and require the agents that handle their business be a part of their system. If you are not eligible for relocation benefits with a company, there is no advantage to working with a "cartus trained" agent. If you are working with a company that offers relocation packages, you would go with their relocation company anyway.

Myke Triebold, GRI,SFR,ABR,LMC
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Kris West answered:
Hi Jack it stands for withdrawn, that has been taken off the market. Let me know if you have any other questions, or need assistance looking into homes in the area. I am here to help!

Kris West, REALTOR® & Certified Notary Public
Exit Real Estate Results
(407) 620-5053
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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Marla Sorensen answered:
It can be set up on a per cut basis, or monthly. Per cut can range from $25 - $35 and monthly from $90-$120 depending on the size of the lawn and if they trim bushes and trees also.
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Sun Feb 12, 2012
Devi Pokhoy answered:

You should find an realtor who you trust, so they can assist you in the buying process.
Just remember that the assessed value is different from the market value sales price.

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Wed Mar 16, 2011
Mark LeMenager answered:
Sorry, but there is nothing here as to why you are desperate. If your current lender won't switch you to a fixed rate, then it isn't going to happen,
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Wed Jan 5, 2011
Tammy Hayes answered:
PNC means the sale is pending. Someone has put an offer on the property and it has been accepted by the seller. It will stay listed as PNC until it either closes or the sale is cancelled and it goes back to Active. Generally you cannot look at homes that are listed as Pending. Some sellers will allow it for back up offers, but it is not very common.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor, Sandals Realty, Punta Gorda, FL
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Mon Aug 3, 2009
Amanda Sarnes answered:
I'm actually surprised to hear this. I help buyers purchase new construction quite often and one of the great sellings points for many builders is the guarantee that you're getting a great deal. In fact, I've even had some contracts have a clause in them that states you'll purchase the house at the fair market value at the time of completion along with rate locking.

So, as my colleagues have stated, how does your financing contingency read? In a standard Florida Association of Realtors contract, your financing contingency states that not only do you have to obtain financing at or lower than certain terms, but the home itself must appraise. And, as a buyer, you are legally allowed to have a copy of the this something you have in your possession?

Essentially, this all boils down to how your contract is written. If you went in to a builder without an agent, now might be the time to hire an attorney, or consult and agent you trust. If you have a Realtor, they should be aware of your financing contingencies and should be able to protect you at this point. Most of the builder contracts are pretty iron clad and protect the builder, so if you feel you cannot mediate this value issue on your own, again, consult another RE pro. ;)

I am also concerned as to how a financial institution will justify you obtaining a loan amount over appraised value, unless your down payment is so significant it negates that? Let me know if you need any help. I know it's frustrating, but as a buyer you hold a lot of cards right now-don't be afraid to pull out the big guns when it comes to negotiations.
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Wed Aug 6, 2008
Barbara Remington answered:
Hi Sean I understand that you would like the public web sites to check the solds in your area. You can go to the Orange County Property Appraiser, unless you live in Apopka that spands Seminole County then of course check Seminole County Property Appraiser. That would be your best bet. I could also drop a market analysis in the mail to you. No obligation. Please feel free to email me. ... more
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