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Fri Sep 8, 2017
Mary answered:

Please note that if your property is inactive on Trulia, we do not have the option to add new photos. However, we do have the ability to remove your home photos. Please be assured that if you are intending to sell your home, you or your agent (if you choose to use one) will have the ability to create a new listing with new photos, and submit the listing to Trulia. The new listing will override the off market property page with the outdated photos. I hope this information is helpful.

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Mon May 8, 2017
Jackie Bell asked:
Closing agent is not able to get clean title because of a marital status on previous transfer. Now seller is asking for more money to close
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Fri May 5, 2017
Mary answered:

Thank you for reaching out. Please follow the instructions below on how to find a Section 8 rental listings.

1. Click the Rent tab on our homepage
2. Enter your desired area in the search bar and hit Enter
3. Click More, enter the keyword 'Section 8', and click Search.

Let me know if you have additional questions by replying to email I sent you and I will be happy to assist.

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Thu Feb 16, 2017
NCA.fdg answered:
When you say occupied is it a renter or previous owner.
I am assuming the property is in California.
It makes a difference if the occupants are renters or previous owners as the eviction process is different. California law has provided special protection to tenants in post foreclosure evictions. In a 2012 Amendment, providing the tenant with a 90-day notice to quit if the tenant were a bona fide tenant (§ 1161b).
Moreover, if a tenant has an unexpired lease, a landlord/tenant relationship exists until the lease expires and, thus, no notice to quit can be sent until after expiration of the lease.Of course, if the tenant fails to pay the rent or is otherwise in breach of the existing lease, the successful purchaser has the right to pursue eviction under standard landlord/tenant grounds.

As to a holdover owner, you would have to file an unlawful detainer.
Through my experience there are two things that could happen.
The holdover owner leaves or stays and fights the UD.
If the previous owner decides to fight, the legal cost can become quite significant, especially if it goes to trial.

Investing in these types of properties can be tricky, another issue you must investigate is pending litigation on the property.
California is a non judicial state, which means the foreclosing entity can foreclose on the property without court involvement.

A title search can reveal a pending action against the property, but only if a lis pendens (pendency of Action) was filed in the county recorders office.
The problem is that a pro -se litigant(representing themselves) may not file a lis pendens, therefore not revealed through a title search as they rely on the public record.
Even if the court finds you are a bona- fide purchaser unless there was fraud involved, you can be drawn into the lawsuit as a doe defendant and again costly in legal fees defending your position.

I hope this helps avoiding pitfalls in buying foreclosures which are occupied in California.
*Disclaimer* This is for educational purposes only and not legal advice, you should seek competent legal representation.*
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Tue Jan 17, 2017
Maricris A answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.


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Tue Oct 18, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Not necessarily. You really need to ask your Realtor this question. We have no idea what your contract to buy states regarding the condo association.
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Mon Sep 5, 2016
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Sat Nov 21, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
FL foreclosures are judicial, meaning lenders must file in court to foreclose on a homeowner. FL has one of the longest foreclosure timelines in the country, with an average timeline of over 2 years from Lis Pendens filing to actual foreclosure.

If you are behind on your payments, try talking to your lender about a possible loan modification. If that is not an option, you may want to consult with a local attorney that handles foreclosures for homeowners. It's better to work something out with the bank through your attorney than to have the back foreclosure and then find out later they now have a judgment against you and can come after you for the unpaid balance.
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Robin Ricker answered:
Hello Artie, I' Robin Ricker I would love to help you make your next move ! We have great properties for sale in the Titusville and surrounding area just waiting for a new owner, give me a call soon! ... more
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Robin Ricker answered:
NOW ! School will be out soon, and we have more buyers than sellers, its time to make your move!
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Robin Ricker answered:
This is a great time to sell, it has gone from a buyers market to a seller's market, just give me a call and we can discuss your next move! 321-289-8881
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Robin Ricker answered:
You couldn't ask for more! Easy laid back living, just minutes from Playalinda beach, and the Wildlife Preserve! Viera, Daytona, Melbourne and Orlando are easy to get to areas just 30-45 minutes away. ... more
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
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Sat Mar 29, 2014
Gary Hitchcock answered:
I have a client that has a nice piece of land for sale there. I believe it is zoned for multi-family, townhomes, etc.
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Tue Jul 30, 2013
Melissa Goss answered:
It would equal to 1 months rent, but read the fine print, sometimes there can"

1 month rent
1 month security- or in some cases, 2 months security
1 month broker fee if a broker is involved. ... more
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Sun Jul 21, 2013
Bonnie De Caro answered:
The deposits for most rental is equal to the amount of the monthly rent, however if there are credit issues it might be higher.
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Sat Sep 15, 2012
fbeyeshadow answered:
Hopefully plowed under. Located in a drug and crime infested area
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