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Tue May 27, 2014
Phoebe Asci answered:
My sister and I are looking to buy in the area please contact me p67fire@aol.com we have searched for months this could be the one....! Thanks Phoebe
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
gerry.r answered:
Flagler Estates is a high crime area. I have been robbed twice within 1 year. First my A/C unit, then the water pump. If buying here fence your driveway and dont leave it empty
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
Caroltrulia answered:
The minimum age allowed for a reverse mortgage/ borrower is 62.HECM stand for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage. Loan to Value ratios on Reverse Mortgages are based upon these three factors: Home Value or FHA Lending Limit (whichever is least), current expected interest rate, and the age of youngest borrower. HECM Reverse Mortgage Loans are insured by FHA. You cannot get a reverse mortgage on investment property.Reverse Mortgages may be used as purchase money loans on a primary residence.Proceeds from a reverse mortgage may be used to buy a vacation home.Once you have a reverse mortgage and you are taking monthly payments - if you wish to change the method of payment you must Request a Change and Recalculation and pay $20. Reverse Mortgage Counseling is Mandatory, provided by HUD Approved HECM counselors, and must be completed prior applying for a reverse mortgage.

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Wed Feb 13, 2013
Jetbud2 asked:
Also whol foods groc store?

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Sat Apr 21, 2012
Theresa M Callahan answered:
I was just in this area last week looking at rental homes and the place is fantastic. I would suggest living in St. Johns County and not jacksonville (DUVAL County). Ponte Vedra is very nice but very pricy. Look at Julington Creek Plantation or World Golf Villiage or Nocatee Developments. They are beautiful. Crime is non existent. ... more
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Mon Jan 31, 2011
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello Mommolre,
You might also wish to consider a modular home. This is a home where the structure is partially pre-built off-site and trucked to the property to be completed on the property. It used to be that people perceived these homes to be "lower in quality" but nowadays modular homes have to go through rigourous inpsections so many of them are sometimes built better than a custom home.
Check the internet for some companies that construct modular homes.
I hope this is helpful.
Good luck!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Sun Jan 30, 2011
Marvia Thompson answered:
I did research this option a few years ago. I could help point you in the right direction.

Give me a call or email me for more information.
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Sat Apr 3, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since no local answers yet--any local agent can help you--call any realty office(s) and inquire or contact any local Trulia contributor(s) directly and ask.
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Tue Mar 30, 2010
Alma Kee answered:
Dear Sadie,

Did you already pay for an appraisal? Are you sure you can qualify to get the mortgage?

Are you getting a USDA mortgage with 100% financing? I've heard there are no funds available right now for those mortgages.

Call your Realtor and the lender you chose (or was it your realtor that recommended the mortgage company) and get to the bottom of why the closing has been delayed 5 times. You may lose the opportunity to buy that property if you cannot get it closed on time.

Good luck!
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