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Sun Dec 4, 2016
Lianna Smith answered:
Not having any luck finding anyone willing to manage it, that is. I would like to understand my options, or how I can smooth the process of becoming a first time landlord.
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Wed Oct 5, 2016
Mark LeMenager answered:
Check on Zillow. They have a rental estimate that's pretty good in my experience.
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Tue Jun 14, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
Only licensed agents can post or edit homes for sale. Each agent or the listing agent company can sign up for an auto feed that transfers listings from mls to Trulia. Owners can not edit ads on Trulia. ... more
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Mon Dec 29, 2014
Robert Williams answered:
Hi Mary,

Yes they do allow contingencies and I am currently doing one in Lakeland where the buyers are from out of state.

If you would like assistance with this, feel free to give me a call as I spend a lot of my time in the Lakeland area and would be glad to offer assistance.

Rob Williams

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group
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Sun Dec 7, 2014
Mark LeMenager answered:
Unless there was a contingency covering this, yes you probably will lose your deposit.
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Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cedrick OHara answered:

Please visit our website for available rentals. Credit isn't the only determining factor!!!
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Sat Feb 1, 2014
Darrell White answered:
To qualify to rent a home, you'll need to take steps to clean up your credit. Get a copy of your credit reports then fix or dispute any errors. Establish a record of regular on-time bill payments for cable, telephone and gas bills for at least three months. Search for a home that has been in the rental market for a long time. Save up for a larger security deposit and search for a landlord who doesn't run a credit check. Show good references when applying for your new rental house. I hope you have success. ... more
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Thu Jan 9, 2014
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check to see what they have for posted for rentals. ... more
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Michael DeFilippi answered:
Thu Mar 28, 2013
Michael DeFilippi answered:
Typically they will be fair and your agent (if experienced) should be able to see anything that sticks out. Never pay any type of transaction fees. A lot of these companies charge $395+ "transaction fees" to their clients. I believe it's totally unfair and greedy. We're compensated well through commission. Other things to look at are anything with a 'fee' attached to it. Always ask if they can be removed or reduced by the closer. ... more
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Antonio Vega-Pacheco answered:
You cannot place a bid on "Transfer Value", what you are looking at is just a public announcement of a court transaction...not a sale ad.

If you are referring to listings here on Trulia it could mean several things:

A. You are looking at a public record. It just provides info on transactions that happened at court level but have nothing to do with the home being sold to the public. Like "Transfer Value".
B. You are looking at Estimate sites, they are only providing information for the purpose of giving you are prices and comparable properties.
C. Or Realty Trac strikes again:
Look at the posting for that home again and find the logo for Realty Trac (black and red). Most times when you see that logo on any listing it means the price you see is NOT a sale price, and the home is probably not for sale as of yet. It is just a posting of what the Bank/Lender had to pay the courts to document regaining custody of the home when they foreclosed on it (transfer value); and/or an announcement that the foreclosure process has just begun (Lis Pendens). Next that Bank/Lender will take several months to put the property on the market at "Market Value for the specific community" and it will be listed/advertised as a Foreclosure or an REO. Was this answer helpful? If so please click on the "thumbs up" above.

Tony Vega
La Rosa Realty
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Mon Aug 6, 2012
Luis Mora answered:
This property is already rented...
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Fri Jan 27, 2012
Earlene Lash answered:
Get pre approved with a lender before you start searching if you're going to finance. I work with several in the area that can help. From there select the criteria that's important to you, ex. location, price, # bedrooms and baths. I can build you a free web site with listings that match. I'd be happy to help you.

Earlene Lash
Xcellence Realty inc
"Turning Your Dreams Into An Address"
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Thu Nov 18, 2010
Steve Marnier answered:
Hi Paul,

Did you actually manage to get a mortgage and complete?. I also invested in Sunset Lakes, but couldn't ! :-(
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