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Thu Jan 26, 2017
Jonathan Klurfeld, Esq. answered:
This is not the place to advertise your property but rather a Q&A forum.
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Sun Oct 23, 2016
Tomgarver answered:
We build in Lake Nona...

If you already own the Land my company builds (1) car garage 1,600 square foot Townhomes for $110-130k, dependent on features in the houses.
AR Bailey Homes ... more
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Fri Sep 23, 2016
Cocamoca_7 answered:
(507 )724-8418
I just hot a message from him say this

5:57 AM (9 hours ago)

to me
This is to acknowledge the receipt of your message, I personally own the house, I want my property to be well taken good care of, and there are some rules and regulation in which I do give out to tenant that's willing to rent my house so please don't disrespect my order But if you are interested in renting this home, the rules and the regulations goes this way, the surroundings most be well taking care of, you must know the way in which you use the stove so as to avoid fire outbreak, you must not disturb the neighbors, I decided to rent out the property due to our transfer to (Virginia) on a construction Work in VA,so we are renting it out since we need someone to take good care of the property on our absent. Don't be surprise if you find the home in another (SITE) with different PRICE, I have plan to rent it through Real estate agent before, but they are not serious simply because they have a lot of house to lease out And they added some money to the rent while there commission is not fair.

Attn: The rent and Utilities are intact such as Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Stove, Fridge, Washer,Air Condition,Sewage,Trash,all included in the monthly rent, as i am in a governmental programmer that sponsors my utilities on monthly basis etc.

Please note that, we are a kind and honest family, that spent a lot on the property that's available for rent, so in one accord! we are soliciting for your absolute maintenance of this house and want you to treat it as your own, If you understand and agreed to rent the property kindly fill out the application below we can go from there.


Name (First name/ Middle name/Surname )
Phone numbers (home,cell and office line)
Present Address :
Marital Status:
Will you have pets
Preferred move in date and how long do you intend to stay in the house
Do you agree to pay the payment before you move in:
How much do you have at hand right now if you are asked to secure the property today:
Length of previous tenancy :
Present occupation :
Do you smoke or drink :
Attach a photo of you :____________?
Email :
How much do you have at hand now out the deposit to get the keys :
Can we trust you and our house safe keeping in your hand :

Let me know the amount you have right now to secure the home prior your move in, the payment will be send to me or my attorney that will be issue the lease paper work, again if you which to see some pictures of the inside i will more than happy to provide them as soon as i can.

Notice : You can go ahead and do a walk through the property its empty now and the move in is ready anytime but you will not be able to see the INSIDE as the keys are here with me, it will be send to you as soon as the agreement is reached, Text me immediately you fill out the application Looking forward to hear from you with all this details so that we can have it our rentals file in case of issuing the receipt for you and contacting you..

Number of Bedrooms: 3, Number of baths: 2, Well trained Pets are welcome!!! Rent: $1,000 Refundable security Deposit: $1,000 Total move in : $2,000 House Address: 1416 Maury Rd, Orlando, FL 32804

Please text me as i might not be able to pick calls sometimes, please understand my above message and answer the questions thoroughly so that we can go from there, And please understand that this home is available for immediate move in for the first person that submit application.

Thank you

(507 )724-8418
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Sun Dec 21, 2014
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Andrew Sutherland answered:
This area is a hot bed for investment properties for several reasons. With the expansion project of Orlando Health, and The Sun Rail being minutes away from this location it will attract a higher price point then most area's located in Downtown Orlando.

If you invest in this area now, you will be more than pleased with the growth of your investment in 3 years time.

All the best

Andrew Sutherland, Realtor
Keller Williams Advantage II
12301 Lake Underhill RD 32828 STE 111
Orlando FL, 32828

PH: 407-923-9662
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Sat Jun 21, 2014
Margus Mahar answered:
Hello Mrs Kong,

There are currently 7 condos for sale in La Costa Brava Lakeside Condo. The average price for La Costa Brava Lakeside Condo properties is ~$77,000. The highest priced property in La Costa Brava Lakeside Condo is $99,900 while the lowest priced condo is listed at $55,900. Most of the properties available in La Costa Brava Lakeside Condo are condos . Compared to last month, the average price of real estate in the area has gone up 14%.

This is not a gated community. To see the crime statistics in the area, please use Trulia's Crime search.

By my knowledge there is no on-site security. I can look into it if you'd like.

There are bus stops near the entrance on Michigan Ave.

Please do not hesitate to ask further questions.

Have a great weekend!

Margus Mahar, RealtorĀ®
Specializing in Luxury and Investment Properties
- Certified 203K Renovation Specialist
- Advanced Construction Expert (ACE)
J.C. Penny Realty, LLC.
8701 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Suite 200
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Phone: 321-388-6856
Skype: margus.mahar
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Fri Aug 30, 2013
Jenny Wemert of Wemert Group Realty answered:
Most communities and private renters will do a credit check and criminal background. Sometimes what you think is bad credit isn't bad credit in the eyes of the landlord. It really just depends oneach individual. The best idea is to ask what criteria they are looking for up front. This will help you judge if it is worth it to apply.

Best of luck to you!
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Wed Aug 28, 2013
Avi Maganda answered:
Hello Judith:

Landlords look for somebody able to pay rent ON TIME.

One good way to overcome your Credit issues when renting is using SOME or ALL of these:

1. LARGER DEPOSIT/ PAYING ADVANCE RENTS (Paying more than first month's rent).

Good Luck!
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Wed Aug 28, 2013
Avi Maganda answered:
Dear Renter:

I just wanted to save you a little time and letting you know about the Condo Rental Market in Orlando.

If you are looking for low deposit less than one month's rent, you are better of inquiring in Apartment Complexes (There are books that advertise APARTMENTS in Groceries Stores that are at the entrance and they are FREE) not in Condominiums owned by Individuals (Those are often rented through Property Management Companies, Realtors, By Owners...ex: The ones advertised in Trulia, RealtordotCom, etc)

Good Luck!

Avi Maganda
Charles Rutenberg Realty
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Wed Aug 21, 2013
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Thu Aug 2, 2012
Eric Pfeifer answered:
Hi Dan,

Can you share with me the rent you are asking and the size of the home?
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Mon Jun 4, 2012
Guy Burkholder answered:
I had an offer on this property for a client. There was no HOA and it was converted to CASH only
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Fri Jun 1, 2012
Sylvia Paul answered:
Each loan has its own guidlines and requirements, FHA being one of the strictest in regards to the condition of the home.

If the condition of the home does not meet the FHA guidlines, your lender will not grant you an FHA loan on the home.

As with any seller, banks, want to go to contract with the buyer most likely to close the transaction. If the home does not meet FHA requirements it would be a colossal waste of time for all involved
to go forward.

A conventional loan is a little less strict because it has a much higher downpayment requirement
so the risk to the bank is less.

Believe me, 'there is a method and a justification to all the madness'.

Hope this helps, and if I can be of further assistance, just pick up the phone and give me a call.

Sylvia Paul
Realty Center
(407) 864-3139
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Sun Nov 27, 2011
Alma Kee answered:
Hi Jackie,

If the outstanding mortgage exceeds the current market value and the 1st mortgage lender isn't willing to sell for less at the courthouse; the house will eventually be listed for sale after it is foreclosed.

If there is a reason why you want this specific house, find a Realtor to set you up with an automatic email once it's listed for sale so you can be sure to submit your offer the first day it comes on the market. Some lazy asset managers will not even wait a day to accept an offer so speed is key to getting the best bargain.

All the best,
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Thu May 19, 2011
Mott Marvin Kornicki answered:
There are a few reasons. First reason is for security purposes.
Second is so that one must contact the listing agency.

Another possible reason is so that one is forced to pay for the information. ... more
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Tue May 10, 2011
Ken Anderson answered:
Lighthouse is a nice complex. I would suggest a comparison to a few others that are also very nice that way you can get a better feel for all the opportunities and what they have to offer in comparison..

I can make some suggestions if you would like to know more. drop me a line or call.

Ken Anderson
ApexOne Realty, Inc.
Cell: 321-246-3190
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Sun Apr 3, 2011
Katherine Kinchla answered:
If your are looking long term have you considered purchasing? Take a look at our website Just minutes from ORMC and downtown. FHA financing approved.
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Sat Mar 12, 2011
Veronica Davis-Lee answered:
This is a great question. I am glad you're doing your due deligence. No, it is not true that you have to pay on the spot the total price when purchasing a home as a short sale. A short sale is when a property is being sold for less than what is owed against the property and where the home owner ask their Lender to take a lesser amount to settle the debt. Because of this the process is long. From you standpoint as a buyer you will make an offer to purchase like any other offer subject to financing and appraisal like a regular transaction. The biggest down side to short sale is that you will need patience. This priocess can take from 40 days to 10 months to complete. If you need to move right away a short sale may not be the right transaction. However, if you have some time before moving a short sale transaction often represnet a great deal especially for first time buyers who will need as little as 3.5% down and for Veterans you can 100% financing. Find a knowledgeable local Realtor and she or he will walk you thru the process with ease.
The bulk of my practice are short sales and the biggest frustration for a buyer is the waiting time to get an answer from the seller's lender. However, do not shy away from Short Sales if you have the time to wait.
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Sat Dec 11, 2010
Darin Principe answered:
Hello Oz

There are a lot of great communities right near downtown. Depends on what you are looking for and if you want an older home to possibly fix up such as in Colonial Town or Delaney Park or something move in ready like Thornton Park or Baldwin Park. Of course each area offers both it just that there was more invested in upgrading homes and new construction in the latter two.

My site offers a map search that also gives you a walkability score and let you know what is nearby your prospective home at

If you want the best walkable neighborhoods with access to dining and shopping I would recommend Thornton, Baldwin or College Park along with any of the downtown condos.

Just go on your days off and spend a couple of hours walking around and talking to local residents, you can find out so much from them, possibly find a home that is going to go up for sale or some sort of development that might make it more appealing or less. Also most of the stores there have some sort of free local area newsletter with upcoming events, farmers markets, etc.

Good Luck
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