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Home Buying in 34983 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Feb 14, 2016
Amelia Robinette answered:
what does your agent say?

it could work to get under contract, but as Diane says, you want to be careful regarding the current lease because it usually stays with the property.

there are ways to write an offer/contract to cover most possibilities, get a pro to help. ... more
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Fri Feb 12, 2016
Becki asked:
I have a contract on the house I am selling and I really want to see a house that is on the market but the renters refuse to leave and refuse to let prospective buyers look at the property.…
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Fri Nov 28, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
"New to home buying...!!!" ....auctions may not be the best place from which to make a home purchase for a new home buyer.

It is possible you are an expert at repairs and calculating costs and determining values but have never owned a home. If this describes you, less catastrophic risk exists.

You would be well advised, if you are serious, to pick up the phone and call a local REALTOR.
With Him/her you can review the variety of auction options available and the process in place.

You should choose to be a shill buyer in order to gain access to all the documents that make clear the buyer agrees to hold all parties harmless in the event of an unfavorable outcome. Make certain you fully understand that preceding statement...HARMLESS.

In essence, the only thing you can be assured of is what you personally confirm. It becomes clear the extent of your due diligence must be exhaustive......and financed by YOU.

Still, auction opportunities exist and are worth pursuing. I've helped buyers secure several houses via the auction process. The ones offering greatest value will be 'short sale' betrayals (your agent can identify these) and those with DISCLOSED reserves.

There are multiple venues providing portals of access to consumers. The one you choose will determine the risks to which you will be exposed and the process to which you must adhere.

This will not be your REALTORS first rodeo, and he/she will be able to position you to greatest advantage. If you go rogue, be prepared to hold yourself fully accountable.

Get the document from the auction services and make sure you understand the rules. What you REALLY need to know depends on your objectives, expereince, resources, finances, abilities and exits. If you are a true newbie, all of these will be marginal, meaning, you really should not walk this path alone.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Palm Harbor FL
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Mon Sep 8, 2014
michaeltax3642@gmail answered:
I can tell you just do it if you have a right attitude and a selling skills.
You make friends or enemies a life time .
Lear from the pro. Make sure you choose the right broker very important. You have a mentor behind you. ... more
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Rus Turner answered:
Hi, I am Rus Turner with Coldwell Banker Thomas J White. The best thing to do is list your lot with another realtor. You want a realtor with a company that can give you listing as much exposure as possible. Coldwell Banker has great exposure on the internet and is one of the most recognized names in real estate. I live in the area and am very familiar with it. Does your property back up to the woods or have a house behind it? I would be glad to give you a Comparative Market Analysis that would tell you at what price similar properties in the area have recently sold. It is a nice newer area of Port St. Lucie. I would be glad to help you list and sell your property. I can be reached by email at or by phone at (772) 971-3065. Please drop me a line or give me a call. Thanks! ... more
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Thu Oct 18, 2012
Broker RMS Realty answered:
I closed a sale at $26,000 this year, a HUD home, Bank of America FHA 203K - home needed some repairs. It can be done. NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!
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Thu Nov 19, 2009
Michael Sanders answered:
My understanding is you at least have to have your green card. Where you are earning money and paying taxes. A non-resident "alien" does not qualify. Caveat: check with your professionals. ... more
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Tue Aug 4, 2009
Michael Micallef answered:
I live in Port Saint Lucie, contact me I will lead you every step of the way. From deposit to lending to closing.


Micharl Micallef
Realtor e-pro
Keller Williams Realty
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