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Wed Mar 29, 2017
Alain Arwas answered:
Mon Dec 12, 2016
Michaelsomberg asked:
Wed Oct 22, 2014
gmais2017 answered:
Hi Armando,

I've been in the lending industry for 11 years. We're a direct lender that's local here in Hollywood and would be glad to help!

Call me to discuss at 305-986-8022 or email me anytime at ishrayev@goprime.com.

We also have a number of incentives for local clients that I'd love to discuss with you!
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Thu Jul 3, 2014
Gilberto Viguie answered:
Hi,
I considered this neighborhood when it opened until I saw the taxes, insurance and maintenance fees (Wow). You paid a higher rate due to a special assessment in that building site. The entrance and exit to the site is not convenient and everything appears to be very tight. The prices are also elevated when you consider what you are getting for your money. Would not recommend to anyone…. ... more
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Santhosh Samuel answered:
Welcome to Broward , the best schools are in Cooper City , Pembroke Pines schools and Davie might be others to be considered . All these places the average single family 3 bedrooms are close to 250 range . You could try a good deal in short sale as you have enough time to move in before the next school year starts and gives you enough time to plan
Call me at 786 444 6499, always there with the best .
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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Hermann Wiehls answered:
Seat Stroud at Caliber Home Loans said "That is no problem at all. That is just in reference to the new guidelines that will allow a short sale, Job loss, BK, or foreclosure, within a certain period of time as long as all other parts of the application are acceptable and there were compensating factors that attributed to the occurrence of the negatives" Give him a call at 954-850-0500 or sean.stroud@caliberhomeloans.com.

Hermann Wiehls
Realtor Associate
Carrington Real Estate Services
(Formerly Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
Direct: 954-300-2BUY (954-300-2289)
2950 W Cypress Creek Rd. Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 http://www.SouthFloridaRealEstateAdvisor.com
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Tue Nov 26, 2013
Ana Gonzalez answered:
Hi Armando,
Please feel free to give me a call so we may chat. You can probably do a short sale and I can assist you with that. I work with a few lenders that can also assist your wife. I have a website that may answer some of your questions AnaHelpsHomeOwners.com. Looking forward to assisting.
You can call me at 954-792-6903
text me 954-816-3855
email me ana@anasells.com.
anasells.com
Best wishes,
Ana
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Sat Nov 16, 2013
Robert DiAlberto asked:
Sat Sep 21, 2013
Andrey answered:
Hello Boris! My name is Andrew. I am looking for a house to rent for the period 26.12.2013 - 16.01.2014, 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5-3 baths, a swimming pool, furnished. Pembroke Pines.33028
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Mon Mar 11, 2013
Susan J Penn, PA,SFR,CDPE answered:
Short sales are not the normal sale where the purchase price is between the buyer and the seller.
You now have a lender who is going to issue an appraisal or order some broker price opinions on the property. This is what has happend in your case. As the buyer you can either accept the higher price or walk out of the contract. Your realtor can send in comparables back to the lender to see if the lender will change the price. I have answered this question awhile ago.

Susan Penn, PA, SFR, CDPE http://about.me/HomesForSale_SusanJPennPA
EWM Realtors® | A HomeServices of America Company | An Affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway
2000 Main Street, Suite 103 | Weston, FL 33326
T: 954.306.7337 | C: 954.557.5993 | F: 954.515.0200 | penn.s@ewm.com | www.ewm.com
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
Susan J Penn, PA,SFR,CDPE answered:
Lately, there have been a few homes available in Town Gate. Let me know if you need help. I can send you listings.

Susan Penn, PA, SFR, CDPE http://about.me/HomesForSale_SusanJPennPA
EWM Realtors® | A HomeServices of America Company | An Affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway
2000 Main Street, Suite 103 | Weston, FL 33326
T: 954.306.7337 | C: 954.557.5993 | F: 954.515.0200 | penn.s@ewm.com | www.ewm.com
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
Irina Karan answered:
The best time to start with the pre-qualificaiton is really...now.

Why? Because you'll have your credit report pulled from 3 credit agencies, and,
what if there is an error there in their reporting, or something is not reported properly?
Then - you'll need to fix the issues, clean your credit, possibly apply for additional cards (
to have a higher available credit limit)...you might need to pay off some past debts like collections,
or medical bills or just to pay down your car loan below 10 payments (this will increase your buying power)...

There is the additional money that you might need to set aside for the purchase - for inspection,
downpayment, closing costs, home & flood insurance policy, insurance inspections...and reserves (leftovers to show that you'll be ok for at least 3 months worth of payments).

So, if you start now, you'll be in a much better position later on - and ready to roll!
By then - you'll also need a pre-approval letter from your lender (the difference will be in
providing full documentation for loan approval-but without the actual house).
Pre-approval is a must have when buying a property.

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
IrinaKaran@gmail.com
305-904-2355
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Joel Grant answered:
This home is located in Pembroke Falls. Please contact me and I will help you with contacting the Bank , owner and or listing agent.
www.joelgrant.com
954-274-1440
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Zach Mani answered:
Raul--Pembroke Isles is a great community, I used to live there. It is not as large as Falls, but the HOA manages it well. Drive up there and talk to folks at the gym or at the pool---zach the Lender ... more
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Tchaka Owen answered:
What you're referring to is 100% financing with closing costs included. The short answer is no, that's not available (not all lenders or programs allowed it before the burst either). USDA loans allow it (if you can get one) and there are certain downpayment assistance programs available that simulate it. However, those are rare. If you don't have much money to spare, your best bet is to go FHA (which requires 3.5% down) and request the seller contribute towards your closing costs. Given that you're in Broward County, you may be able to get assistance with your downpayment. I'm currently working with a client who found such a program through the county.

Tchaka Owen
Keller Williams Realty Professionals
954.552.6112
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
First of all Congrats, on deciding to buy a home of your own!

First and most important get in contact with a lender and get pre approved for a loan. This will let you know what price range you can truly look in. Knowing how much home you can actually purchase is a plus. The pre approval process will also inform you about how much you will need for a down payment and closing cost. The lender can also give you info on down payment assistance programs and low interest rate loans for first time buyers. I suggest you work with a major lender, perhaps you can check with the bank where you do your personal banking.

Second find yourself a great buyer's agent. You need an agent who is not too busy to take the time needed to help you find a home you will be most happy with.

Again, Congrats!

Best of luck to you!

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Irina Karan answered:
From talking to many foreign buyers buying for investment, I noticed that they prefer to buy cash, and they are ok to break even, as long as the value of the property is expected to go up. It's sort of "parking" for their money...for many geo-political reasons...with the safety of US investment, and a long term investment appreciation (as they get in on the low end of the market and this expectation is reasonable).

Some like to rather buy several smaller properties (reducing their exposure), but others like to buy a large commercial property or a profitable business. However, all buyers do appreciate the agents that they choose to work with. They rely on us to tell them what's best and why, and to find/recommend a great value/investment.

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
305-904-2355
IrinaKaran@gmail.com
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