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Wed Mar 9, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
I would be very careful and entirely transparent to both parties that you are doing this and why you are doing it. It would help to know why you are considering this.

It might make sense if you've interviewed two amazing agents and can't decide who you want to work with so you have one list your current home and the other help you with our next purchase. The only other time I would suggest this is if you are hunting on both side of a state line and you really like one agent on each side of the line neither of whom is licensed in both states.

Aside from those two circumstances, I can't come up with a legitimate reason to do this. There are a number of ways this could be a very problematic situation for you.
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Wed Mar 9, 2016
Penelope.reed7266 answered:
I think Beacon Square is a better area than Holiday.
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Sun Feb 15, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
You should assume all rental listings here are scams. Report them. Find the link on the page named MORE, under it is a drop down menu with FLAG - click it. I would be a majority of rentals on this site are scams.

Never Ever send money = those are scams.Never Ever send money = those are scams.
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Sat May 10, 2014
Alma Kee answered:
I checked the EPA website and this is the only property I found:

City / State / ZIP: HOLIDAY, FL 34690

NPL Status: Not on the NPL
Non-NPL Status: Removal Only Site (No Site Assessment Work Needed)

EPA ID: FLN000410368
EPA Region: 04
County: PASCO

All the best,
Alma Kee
Future Home Realty
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Donald Mituzas answered:
There are a lot of qualities to look for in a Realtor. Annette gave some good tips. I'd like to add some of my own.

When working with a Realtor it makes you life easier if you feel comfortable with that person. You'll be dealing with the a lot from the start of your home search through to the closing. You want to feel they are competent and knowledgeable with all facits of a real estate transaction. You also want to find a broker who listens to you and what your needs, wants and desires are when purchasing a home.

Finding an agent that's a full time agent is also important. There are many part timers in the business and a full time agent will be networking with other agent and may hear about the perfect home for you before it hits the market.

Experience counts and an experienced agent can make a big difference in finding the right house at the right price. If a house appears to be priced very low for the market they might be aware that a shopping center is soon to go up in the back yard. They can also help you avoid homes that are priced too high because they know the market. This also ties in with being full time.

Many agents have different badges here on Trulia as well as different Realtor designation. I don't give them much weight unless you are looking for commercial property and they have a CCIM designation or if you are an international buyer and they have the CIPS designation. The other Realtor designations mean they have taken some additional classes or have proved some basic qualifications, but in my opinion it doesn't match experience.

Find a Realtor that likes to communicate the way you do. Do you like texting or email and they don't do much of either? Perhaps they're not right for you. If you like to get an answer to a question via phone, make that clear also as some agents do almost everything by text.

Last, but certainly not least, if you know anyone who has bought a home in the area you're looking, ask them if they liked their agent and would they recommend them. This can be the best way to find a great Realtor.

This is not meant to be all inclusive of how to choose a Realtor, but I think if you get these qualitied in who you find you'll be on your way to a successful home purchase.

Good luck.

Donald A Mituzas
Licensed Associate Broker
2008 Realtor of the Year
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Wed Oct 24, 2012
patc19523 answered:
Yes, it is still on the market! Amazing neighborhood very close knit and everyone watches others homes as well. This Particular home is NOT a short sale, does not need wind nor flood insurance. Whoever buys in this neighborhood is making a wise investment the HOA is wonderful and efficient and VERY reasonable. ... more
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Fri Jul 27, 2012
Fred Strickroot SRES, MBA answered:

3307 Kimberly Oaks Dr is recorded in the public record on 11/18/2008 with a sold price of $51,000. If you would like to search the Pasco County Property Appraiser website for additional information go to .


Fred Strickroot, Realtor®, MBA, CDPE
Florida Lic. Real Estate Brokerage
2154 Seven Springs Blvd, Suite 103
Trinity, FL 34655
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Fri Dec 16, 2011
Danielle Sharp answered:
Unfortunately you really aren't in a position to negotiate now. I would take what is offered and do the best you can to move on with your lives. The amount of CFK varies depending the investor, loan amount and borrower. Most banks do not evict during the holidays but come Jan 1st files ramp up.

I wish you the best.
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Thu Apr 28, 2011
George Sentementes answered:
Are you buying or selling?
If you are buying this is a great time to buy,we all need a place to live.
If you are selling because you have no choice then it does not matter , you have to sell, you are at the mercy of the market. ... more
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:

Are two great sites, Tom.

Hope this helps.
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Sat Feb 14, 2009
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Sun Apr 20, 2008
Robin Landis answered:
You need to contact the listing agent immediately and your lawyer as well. As to the deed-even though the deed only has your name on it, if this is your homestead (primary residence) then the State of Florida says she as your wife owns 1/2. Even if you owned it before you got married, the minute you said "I do" she owned half. :0(
Now if it's investment property and not your homestead, then she does not automatically own 1/2. It sounds like you need to seek legal representation. It will be well worth the cost! Good luck.
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