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Home Buying in 34223 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Oct 27, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
It depends on how things were worded in your purchase agreement. Most builders have something to the effect that if there are cosmetic issues you must still close and cannot force the builder to escrow money for the repairs. The roof is a different topic. My suggestion is to contact a local FL real estate attorney to review your contract and tell you what options you have open to you. ... more
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Sat May 30, 2015
Tammy Hayes answered:
You can search my web site for listings at:

If you could provide your search criteria, I can set you up in the MLS system to receive listings automatically. I would be happy to help or answer any questions you may have.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Re/Max Palm Realty
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
Annette Lawrence answered:
In most instances the listing agent and the owner have already discussed the types of offers that may be received that will prove to be a waste of everyone's time.

Such offers could be:
1. Offer 80% or less of 'market value.'
2. Offers close or equal to the zestimate.
3. Offers contingent on selling existing home without executed contract
4. Seller financing
5. Funded by unreliable banks.

Because laws in Florida are extremely biased in favor of the buyer, it becomes increasingly important to insure the buyer is vetted and serious, otherwise the seller can inherit REAL DAMAGE as the result of a seller who did not have serious intention.

It will not matter what agent submits the offer, the result will be wasted time and effort. In such cases the agent for the buyer should apply a per/submission fee to keep things real.
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Mon Mar 23, 2015
Tammy Hayes answered:
If you are looking for a home to purchase, you want to look at the listings that say For Sale, and Not Lis Pendens or For Rent. I would be happy to help you find a home.

You can search on my web page at:

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
RE/MAX Palm Realty
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Fri Feb 13, 2015
Lynn Brock answered:
On the top right of any Trulia page you can see your name when you're logged in. there is a drop-down arrow right next to your name. Point to it and there will be a drop-down menu - Click on My Profile - On the right hand side under the green Trulia banner/ header click on "Edit my profile" - Your profile page will open up with the "Personal Information" field open, but right above that there is the Email and Password category, which is not opened automatically, so you might have overlooked it. To the right of the category header there's a " + " sign (almost transparent), click on the " + " sign and "Email and Password" field will open up.

Here you can change your email address and/ or your password - Click on Save.

In steps:

My Profile
Edit my profile
Email and Password
Change and Save

Hope this was helpfull
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Randy and Vicki Biehl answered:

There is not as much difference between a Canadian buyer and a US buyer as you might think. The offer,contract process is the same, the biggest difference is in the financing arena. But since this is Florida and we happily sell many homes to fellow Canadians there are many with the experience you are looking for. Ask around with friends and family or local Canadian Clubs for some personal references. ... more
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Sun Jun 15, 2014
Tammy Hayes answered:
Here is a link to my web site which lists the expenses involved for the buyer and seller.
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Wed Jun 12, 2013
Jennifer Keys answered:
I have sent you an email with my finds in the area under 30k feel free to email me back if you are still looking or just to say hi.
Thank You
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Tue Aug 16, 2011
Tammy Hayes answered:
I know this was posted awhile ago, but just in case anyone else is looking.

Expense of Buyer

Attorney Fees (if required)
Recording Deed
Termite Inspection
Home Inspection
Defective Drywall Inspection
Mold Inspection
Flood Insurance
Well Test/Sulfur/Sodium
Proration of Real Property Taxes
Proration of Maintenance Fees
Homeowner Insurance

Additional Expenses if Mortgage Obtained

Mortgage Title Insurance Policy
Service Fee or Origination Fee (if applicable)
Doc Stamps on Note (.35 on each $100)
Lender's Attorney Fees
Appraisal Fee
Assumption Fee on existing mortgage
Intangible Tax (.002 on New Mortgage)
Recording Mortgage
Credit Report
Escrow Account (Taxes and Mortgage)
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Sun Sep 12, 2010
Patti Szemkus answered:
HI Genevieve
I just listed a home on a canal that is completely redone inside with the furniture all included for $189900.
The dock is 40 feet long. Please email me at and I will be able to tell you more about this property.
Patti Szemkus
Nicole Mantha Team @ Keller Williams in Englewood
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Wed Nov 11, 2009
Bob Stahlschmidt answered:
Hi Ken,
Toby is correct. Some peripheral sites have links to obsolete data and agents leave up yard signs till closing and sometimes after. I'd be glad to show you other homes in Oak Forest and similar areas. Put my 20+ years experience to work for you. I look forward to serving your real estate needs.
Bob Stahlschmidt, your real estate professional
call 941-349-6465
Prudential Palms Realty
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Mon Aug 31, 2009
Sandra Newell answered:
Hi! Just spotted your request while doing another search..I live in Stillwater and love it! I am also a Realtor for Coldwell Banker Sunstar. Please contact me if you are still interested. There are only a few homes on the market now in that area, but I can sure tell you a lot about Stillwater living. Have a great day! 941-735-6405 ... more
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