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Home Buying in 32836 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Nov 1, 2015
Josh Barnett answered:
Discuss with your Agent, they should be handling this for you, it is their job.
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Mon Aug 17, 2015
Scott Garrison answered:
Yes, The seller can deny an offer for any reason and doesn't have to give an explanation as to why...that's just the way it works. There are extensive Fair Housing Laws, but like any law you'd have to PROVE that you were being discriminated against, which could be a long, expensive and ultimately unsatisfiying resolution for you.

Imagine a Realtor was selling YOUR home for you, and someone made an offer, and for whatever reason you did not want to accept it. Can you imagine how you would feel if your Realtor or the US Government then MADE you sell your property, or FORCED you to provide a reason to the buyer (that was to the buyers satisfaction)? Having been a Realtor for 24 years, I've never seen a single case where any party to the transaction was made to buy or sell against their will. Your case is kind of like dating- who knows why someone won't go out with someone else? Rather than trying to figure it out, it is best just to move on to another.
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Fri Sep 20, 2013
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Thu May 9, 2013
Francisco Orchilles answered:
This is a huge issue. Many listing agents are advising their clients to steer clear of FHA buyers. Since inventory is so low in many areas, prices are steadily increasing and any good agent knows this. FHA appraisers seem to be slow to react to market signals and for this reason, listing agents and sellers try and avoid FHA buyers. ... more
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Wed Jan 25, 2012
Linda Gustafson answered:
It is true that you must purchase outside of a 50 mile radius in Florida, however it is best to always check with your accountant as well as a reputable realtor, depending on the area you are looking to purchase. In South Florida we have increasing numbers of international buyers and second home buyers, the market is also listed as the 4th by Realtor.com in terms of best deals. It is worth considering! Best of luck. ... more
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