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Home Buying in 34689 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Oct 13, 2014
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
Yup, just had a previous client who had a foreclosure 1.5 years ago and just purchased a new home. Hardworking, diligent and good credit scores are key. So don't give up.
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
Jewel Defiores answered:
Dear Lorrie,
Your request is often heard but rarely accomplished. I suggest you put together a bio on yourself and also tell the potential owner what kind of terms you had in mind....would there be a balloon payment? What interest rate are you able to handle? Explain why you need owner financing.
I'll keep you in mind if anything pops up.
Feel free to contact me
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Sat Dec 29, 2012
Alma Kee answered:
Absolutely contact an attorney or at a minimum pay a Title company to search to verify the current owner and the amount they owe on their mortgage. If they owe more than the property is worth--run. Otherwise it will be the equivalent of paying above market rent and having to make all repairs, too! Eventually the Seller may then do a short sale and you will have Realtors and their clients coming through the house, too!

If your credit is the issue, try the Bank of America NACA program to help you get back on track.

In the meantime, pay your penalty and rent the least expensive property in a safe apartment complex.

If you lack the downpayment but have good credit, we have State of Florida Bond money that can get you up to $7,500 towards your downpayment and closing costs.

Contact me and I'll send you the details... you'll need a 640 or higher credit score to qualify..

All the best,
Alma Rose Kee, PA
Future Home Realty
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Sun Sep 7, 2008
Bill Eckler answered:

Be patient... this process takes time. Our best advice is to have your real estate agent make regular contact at least a couple of times daily to help expadite the process.

Hope things work out for you.

The "Eckler Team"
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Sun Aug 31, 2008
Vera Ziegler answered:
Pinellas county is great, BUT high prices , taxes and insurance. Go to Pasco. It is a next county north. I am a realtor and live in Holiday. It is next to Tarpon Springs. We have canal front homes here from $100000 and non waterfront homes from $50000. Taxes and insurance are much less. I will be glad to show you around.
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