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Home Buying in 33619 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 17, 2016
Carissas825 answered:
When you can provide your bank statements and show the Loan Officer that you can make the mortgage payments every month but after that is paid you have $300.00 left over, Will they wonder how you will be able to pay the rest of your house expenses such as groceries, cable or electric? Or will they say ok, she has $1000.00 left over every month, she can deffinitely take on a mortgage payment? ... more
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
Alma Kee answered:
The "Certificate of Title" is issued 10 days after the auction. It's possible the new owner will rent to you but don't count on getting low rent, you will probably pay ABOVE market rents. The owner may simply want to "flip" the property and he/she may even offer you a few hundred dollars to vacate. If you don't move, he/she will probably immediately hire the sherrifs to remove you after the eviction is done--it's fairly quick in Tampa. ... more
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Wed Oct 29, 2008
Liane Jamason answered:
As the others have said, property taxes can vary greatly from one home to another in the same neighborhood, so it is a good idea to check out the Hillsborough tax website to see approximately what your taxes may be. Also it may seem like the taxes are high because there is a CDD fee in Carriage Pointe, which usually shows up in that tax figure. You may notice that tax figures look less on homes in communities without a CDD.

I have some listings in Carriage Pointe, contact me if you'd like to schedule a showing on some homes in that area.
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Sat Aug 16, 2008
Theace answered:
This chap Paul has made my case when he states that as a rule of thumb use 2% for property tax estimates. Everywhere else in the the country the rule of thumb is .5% to 1% maximun. Also, he blantantly lies when he says that property taxes are falling, there are not falling if anything they have increased.

An honest real estate pro.
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