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Home Buying in 33172 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 2, 2015
FHA Mortgage Source answered:
Yes it's allowed. However the CFPB ( government mortgage watch dog) is starting to change some of these in house arrangements that real estate companies.. and more importantly home builder have. ... more
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Sun Aug 23, 2015
My NC Homes Team answered:
The best advice I can offer you is to simply contact your state real estate commission and ask them. Your question isn't particuarly clear, were you paid a referral fee in NY for people you referred to a comapny in Florida, if so this is perfectly legal you don't need any form of license in Florida. As long as you have an active license somewhere you are entitled to receive a referral fee. You cannot however sell or list real estate in a state where you do not have a license. I wouldn't be overly concerned, unless someone is filing a complaint nothing is likely to happen, but if you are concerned, contact your real estate commission, tell them what happened and I'm sure it will be resolved without your losing your license, At worst you may be remprimanded. ... more
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Wed Aug 19, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
It may be faster if you consider contacting any local agents/realty offices, they all have access to the same information, it does not necessarily need to be the listing agent/listing office.... ... more
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Wed Aug 19, 2015
Albert Ash answered:
Hi, you need money now. My brokerage firm does offer $5,000 while you are in training ,I recommend you to call me now! or Tex.

MULTIVEST REALTY ,INC. (786)317-1111

ALBERT ASH / REALTOR ... more
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Wed Aug 19, 2015
Michele Wilson answered:
Most loan officers work with credit repair companies. In many cases they are able to raise credit scores by 100 points in a month or two.
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Martha Cebrian answered:
I can help you to get your house. Al Credito! Call me soon i am specialist.

Martha L Cebrian
817 658 8076
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Tue May 20, 2014
Irina Karan answered:
Congratulations on buying a new home!
I will assume you did go through with it...

Check out current rates and programs in different banks, not just the one you purchased through.
Then, refinance, if it makes sense financially.

When comparing rates, make sure you are comparing apples to apples:
1) Ask for the note rate (rate you'll be paying)
2) APR - Annual Percent Rate - that rate includes your closing costs.
When choosing by rate - APR should be the lowest you can get.
3) Ask what your closing costs would be - and get them in writing
4) Ask what the process is to lock your rate (until it's locked, it could change)

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
IrinaKaran@gmail.com
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Tue May 20, 2014
Irina Karan answered:
Hello Julio,

There are new programs available that will allow to buy with a bad credit, but they do require more money down and their interest rate is higher. The best line of action is to fix your wife's credit.

You need to find a good mortgage pro that can recommend a credit repair company.
There are many credit repair companies, but not all are legit.

Other things to do is to get rid of your wife's outstanding debt - completely, if possible,
or get it down to 30% of available credit, on all credit lines.

If her credit is "underdeveloped", then you need to open secure credit card lines of credit.
You need a total of 4 good credit lines - 24 months long each.
Make sure that your credit lines are reported to credit agencies - by asking the bank rep.

Additionally, you can contact credit agencies requesting to eliminate the wrong info - if any.
They are supposed to respond within 30 days.

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
IrinaKaran@gmail.com
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Fri Oct 4, 2013
Djrobriggs answered:
Looking for listings of Rent/Lease with the option to buy for homes in North Miami/Miami area.
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Robinson Seda Jr answered:
I am not going to put down anyone but your realtor works for you. He needs to find you a deal that works, negotiate the terms that meet your needs and find you a mortgage originator that knows what they are doing to close the home fast.

there are opportunities for you to have your dream home.

At Lifter Realty Inc. we work with our clients to obtain the best options for them. We also work closely with a local mortgage originator who is experienced in FHA programs that can get you qualified and ready to close fast.

Visit my site and look at all of the options available in the neighborhoods you want. If not a single family home, then let's get you a fine town home to start. What is important is that you get a start on homeownership today while prices are still low.
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Mon Jun 6, 2011
Susie Chamot answered:
Tracya,
Did you find an agent to help you find a property in the Miami area?
You can send me an e-mail schamot@bellsouth.net
Susie Chamot
The Keyes Company
786 877 8507
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Tue Aug 24, 2010
Susan Ortega answered:
Hi! How are your moving plans going along, I understand Southern Command is such an important place to serve at. Doral City is a privileged one since all the schools are "A' rated, so you will have several options to choose for your children it doesn't matter what grade the are in. I'm sure once you are in Doral you will love the special vibe of the city and its strategic geographic location.
Best of Luck!
Susan Ortega
susanortega_ve@yahoo.com
786-597-1052
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Thu Mar 25, 2010
Jeanette Maal answered:
Hola Angel, el tema de comprar un condo o townhouse aprobado por FHA es un poco complicado pero no imposible... Lo primero, aqui te envio un link donde podras ver cuales propiedades han sido aprobadas por FHA anteriormente: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm
Sin embargo, aunque este aprobado en esa lista, siempre la asociacion tiene que volver a aplicar . Una de las razones es el seguro de la propiedad: en una asociacion, generalmente el seguro esta incluido en el pago del mantenimiento; debido a la situacion que estamos viviendo, hay propiedades vacias, otras que los duenos no estan pagando la ascociacion, etc. Esto hace que dicha asociacion no pague el seguro (por falta de fondos), por lo que el banco que esta prestandote el dinero, no tiene protegida su inversion.
Espero esto te ayude y si necesitas algo mas, comunicate conmigo:
info@jmaalrealtor.com
SUERTE!
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Sat May 30, 2009
James asked:
I desire both, but I’m unfamiliar with Miami’s commuter traffic. In regards to the ocean access, I’d like to dock a boat in my backyard and drive it down rivers/commuter…
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Wed Feb 25, 2009
Rosie Morot-Gaudry answered:
Diana,
I cant's see the link to the property but i can tell you there are may condos in Fonainbleau for sale.It is possible to have condos listed at this price,most likely forclosures.
For more infos please contact me,
Best regards,
Rosie
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Sat Dec 27, 2008
Cb answered:
Are you still looking for a home in Doral? I am relocating and selling my home off 33 in Doral, down the street from the new SOUTHCOM building. I am listed for 314,900. My price is very negotiable (very negotiable). Please contact me if you are still looking or know of someone that is looking. ... more
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Sun Dec 14, 2008
Rosie Morot-Gaudry answered:
Hello Mustapha,
You can find foreclosures on our website www.floridamoves.com or just give me a call and tell me what you are looking for.
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