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Home Buying in 32818 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 28, 2017
Mark LeMenager answered:
You really have to know what you are looking at on Trulia and Zillow. For the most part their foreclosure sections are just reporting on actions in the courts. So you were probably looking at a house that is currently in foreclosure, not foreclosed. ... more
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Mon Feb 6, 2017
Hi Tricia
Tough to say for sure without reviewing pay stubs, w2's, bank statements. Need to know the whole picture, but a general idea based off of those income and debts would be about $700/month for a house payment (including taxes and insurance).

That translates into maybe $90,000-$100,000 in terms of a purchase price.

Again, that's just a generalization. If you would like to talk in more specifics - which you definitely should - then shoot me a message with your contact information and we can go from there.
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
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Mon Oct 13, 2014
Nydia Perez answered:
I would suggest for you to rent first. Maintain your credit (don't go buy a car) then purchase a home. If you want to speak to a loan officer, I have one that can give you a check list on how to prepare for your purchase while you are renting.

Nydia Perez
LaRosa Realty Realtor.
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Thu Jul 31, 2014
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
Fri Nov 1, 2013
Hello Atiya

We have a great program thst is called Fannie Mae "Homestyle", you can borrow upto 95% with 680 credit score , the rates are great and you can add funds for renovation just like an FHA 203K but with this you do not have to pay the FHA funding fees, the PMI is lower in most cases and you can addd luxury items such as a pool !!!

Pls contact me for further details, i think you will love this program!!

Tom Bawany | Mortgage Loan Originator | NMLS #519971
Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc.
500 Winderley Place, Suite 112
Maitland, FL 32751
F: 866.552.6351 | C: 407.924.2759
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Wed Sep 4, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since rent to own properties may not be listed as such, consider working with an agent of your own. Keep in mind that rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money, therefore do inform yourself well, and consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate beforehand. If you haven't done so yet, visit with any licensed loan officer, see if you can buy outright... ... more
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Thu Nov 29, 2012
Praycf answered:
By all means meet with a loan officer but since you already know your scores are poor that probably won't help. I suggest doing a rent-to-own or lease/option (two names for the same thing) for a time period that will give you time to improve your credit enough to qualify for the mortgage to buy the house.

As you might suspect, I do this and would be glad to talk with you. E-mail George at
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Sun Jun 17, 2012
Mark LeMenager answered:
Call the Clerk of the Court's office. They will be able to assist you, but as noted already, there is not much you are going to do with that information.
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Sat Feb 5, 2011
Mark LeMenager answered:
Get a local realtor to help you out. Try John Bennett. He's here on Trulia at:
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Thu Feb 3, 2011
Jeramie Vaine answered:

As the others have said talk to your accountant for starters, if you don't have or need one, then it is up to you. We are seeing a lot of individuals up buying properties due to the discounted prices. Most of the buyer's I have been dealing with are looking long term, so you are getting more home than you would a few years ago.

There is not a better time to buy than now, especially if you are patient, watch the market, utiilize your Realtor and when the time is right buy that perfect distressed property and hopefully with some instant equity!

Best of Luck!
Jeramie Vaine
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Thu Jun 24, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider working with an agent--he/she can/will notify you when the property hits the market; your agent can also answer questions, schedule showings, etc.
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Sat Oct 3, 2009
Rick Aguirre answered:
It may be for sale but I did not find it listed in the MLS.
Realtor Rick.
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Tue Oct 28, 2008
Matthew answered:
You need to be more specific. Please call at 352-573-9610, Thank you,

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Thu Jul 10, 2008
Shaela answered:
but my friend lives there and it is a fun place to be and i want to move there
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