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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Jbattista29 asked:
My husband took sole possession of the home and lived there for 2 years before he feel behind on payments. It has now appeared on my credit report I want to find out more information on…
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Mon May 22, 2017
Andrew Pope Jr asked:
Mon Nov 10, 2014
Tammy Hayes answered:
You can go to to the county tax record online to see what the current owner is paying for taxes. Keep in mind that Florida has exemptions, so some properties may have exemptions, others may not. What you pay for taxes may be different than what the current owner is paying.

Homeowner association fees are different for different communities. Connect with a Realtor and they can provide you with the information you are looking for.
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Sun Nov 9, 2014
Phyllis Clark answered:
My advice is to speak directly with a lender. Qualifications are ever changing and they are best to answer any financial type of questions. There are several lenders that I know of (regular lenders & a hard lender) that will consider your situation. ... more
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Mon Aug 19, 2013
Brian Grant answered:
Lake front homes almost always command a premium price compared with non lake front homes. Lake Padgett Estates is a diverse lake / horse and tennis community. .
In lake Padgett Estates as a non waterfront home owner you still have Lake, park, tennis Privileges allowing you to ski, swim,fish, picnic, etc.

Brian Grant
Exit Prime Realty
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Sun Jan 13, 2013
Alma Kee answered:
Go to Pasco County's website and you may be able to find the info you seek.

Otherwise a Realtor that is a member of the MyFlorida Regional MLS has access to IMAPP TAX and it will show an aerial view with property lines to give you a "basic rough" estimation of where the property lines are. The agent could email a link to you with the info.

If you need the exact lines for a legal matter, you will need to hire a surveyor.

Also if you're considering buying a property that is NOT a bank owned, the current owner may have a copy of their survey and may be able to give you a copy.

Hope this helps.

All the best,
Alma Rose Kee, PA
Future Home Realty
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Wed Aug 24, 2011
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Michael,

Trulia isn't a property manager or broker so we can't help you find a rental property over the phone. However you can use our site to search for rental properties. If you're looking in Land O' Lakes, check out the link below to view the rental listings we have in that location.

I hope this helps you.

Best Wishes,

Emily Erekuff
Community Moderator
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Thu Mar 17, 2011
Alma Kee answered:
Hi Jessica,

This is listed by owner so you'll need to call the owner directly for any info:

2629 Kristi Ct
Land O Lakes, FL 34639

Contact Gordon Onderdonk

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Sun May 23, 2010
Keith Manson- Metro Milwaukee Wisconsin answered:
How are they going to buy the house from you? Unless they have cash or a wealthy realative the likely hood of them buying the house is small. Don't waste any time, start the eviction and if they can come up with the money to buy it great, if not, you will be able to get the sherif to evict them and you can take over ownership.

Keith Manson
First Weber Group
Certified Distressed Property Expert
Metro Milwaukee
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Fri May 21, 2010
Joseph Runfola answered:
NY State laws grant a period of redemption after a tax sale during which a defaulted owner or lienholder may redeem the property by paying the amount paid at the tax sale plus interest and charges. This is known as the statutory right of redemption. During the statutory redemption period the property owner and other parties who have an interest in the property, including a mortgagee, may redeem the property by paying the back taxes together with penalties and interest. ... more
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Wed May 19, 2010
Alma Kee answered:
Spring, ask the Seller to do a short sale. If you're an agent you may be able to earn a commission on the short sale. Good luck! Alma
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Tue Feb 19, 2008
Gary De Pury answered:
As a Land O' Lakes Broker I can tell you that.....Huh? What? ... Who said what about Lease Options.....???

Here is who is attracted to Lease Options....Everyone who sees the value in locking a place is at todays or tomorrows dollar amount while waiting to see what the market does.

Put yourself in the buyer/consumer shoes. (I prefer a nice golfing shoe or maybe deck shoe) You don't know what the market is going to do, so you "option" a property. You lock in a future purchase price with a contract which will expire in one or two years. If the property value goes up, you exercise the option and close, but if it goes south, you can just walk away leaving the seller in the same place.

I have done several Lease and/or Purchase options and here is what I have found. The Tenant takes mental ownership and begins to take better care of the property than a regular renter. They feel a tangible connection to the property and begin to repair small items that you would normally have been called to take care of. (I had a call about a year ago that the ice tray was empty)

What you must do is figure out what you believe the market is going to do. There are many opinions here on Trulia, but I have found that everyone above 30 who has seen this market before is pretty optimistic. There are a few young'uns who are screaming that the sky is falling...but then there always are.

Talk to your CPA, and any other decision makers in your home and if you need any advice, there quite a few qualified REALTORS here on Trulia, including yours truly.

Gary De Pury
Bay Vista Realty
Director, Florida Association of REALTORS®
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