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Sun Aug 13, 2017
Juana Morales answered:
Contact me at (305)316-6647 I probably have a property for you!
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Mon Jul 24, 2017
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Wed Jun 21, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should interview with a couple of different companies. You may find big companies have more resources and online training while smaller offices train one on one, hands on training on the job. You need to ask what the office charges, what they pay and if they provide leads. I prefer small officers for those reasons. Also go to Active Rain and sign up for a free blog, i put a link below so you can start to market yourself. ... more
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Tue Jun 20, 2017
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Wed Jun 7, 2017
Eric W Vander Werff answered:
That is just fine for a down payment with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or FHA loans as the minimum down will be from 3-5%, depending on program. Credit score, income, and other factors are also considered when looking at your loan approval. Feel free to read my reviews on zillow and reach out if you'd like more detailed answers. Best of success with your home buying process! ... more
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Fri May 5, 2017
Angelica P answered:
Hi,

Please follow these instructions to find Section 8 rental listings:

1. Click Rent tab on homepage.
2. Enter your desired area in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click More

4. Enter the Keyword 'Section 8'
and click Search.


Thank you for using Trulia!

Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
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Wed Apr 12, 2017
Neisha_angullo asked:
Fri Feb 10, 2017
Becker.remseck asked:
- furnished kitchen as pots and pans,
plates knives, forks, spoons, glasses etc.
should be available
- 4 adults, and 2 children(girls 14 16yo)
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Mon Jan 16, 2017
Ogiwaramatthew answered:
I am a resident in the area of Homestead Senior High School. This area is overrun with crime. In the past 6 weeks. I was mugged at gunpoint, shot with a paintball gun by total strangers in a moving vehicle, and most recently a crazy woman pushed her way into my house when i opened the door to tell her to get away from my house. None of these events ever popped up on the cute little crime heat map on Trulia. Do not rely on that map. Red zones simply mean people there talk to the police, In areas where the police have a bad relationship with the community crimes go unreported or the cops do not follow up on the report and it never hits the internet. ... more
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Mon Dec 19, 2016
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Wed Dec 14, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
If your agent used the FAR or FAR/BAR standard contract forms for Florida, there is a place on the front page giving you the option to put in an expiration date/time for your offer. Did you put in a deadline for a response? If you did and the deadline has expired, then you would need to resubmit your offer. If you do not have a deadline for a response (and shame on your agent for not suggesting one), then the seller can take their sweet time and shop your offer around to see if another buyer will go higher.

Unless this is a bank owned (REO) listing or special circumstances such as an estate sale, a week is a long time to give sellers to respond.

Talk to your agent about your concerns.
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Tue Sep 13, 2016
Telye79 asked:
I Don't have a good credit and I heard of the lease progran or rent to own. I live in Homestead, FL and I would like to get some help since I don't know where to start.
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Sun Sep 11, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Honestly, this sounds way over the top intrusive - like looking through a medicine cabinet or clothing drawers. Checking for what? If you are the landlord and it is your refrigerator, and the tenant has complained (or you have concern) it is not working properly, or you routinely inspect the home to ensure ALL items are in working order, that's one thing. Looking without purpose, for the sake of curiosity is something else.

If as a landlord you have concern about illegal activity or your tenants lacking food, call the authorities or social services for assistance.

Best of luck to you!
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Fri Sep 9, 2016
Amaya Castro answered:
Hi, Were you still interested in finding info about how short sales work? I would be happy to speak with you about the process! There are a lot of details involved :-)
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Fri Apr 8, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
No idea. Why not shop around with insurance companies?? All depends on what coverage, deductible, if you have other policies (like auto), etc.
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Sun Mar 20, 2016
Alan May answered:
SUPRA is a brand name for lockboxes... they make both manual lockboxes (pushbutton and combination style), as well as eletronic lockboxes.
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Thu Mar 17, 2016
Bettysimpson22222 answered:
I can help you find one apartment in florida, text me 3057872558, am betty, hearing impaired.1
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Wed Feb 10, 2016
Ann Ryan answered:
This is a classic strategy to gain wealth. You just want to make sure you find great tenants, and keep the property occupied as much of the time as possible.

If you can do so, my recommendation would be to see if you can qualify to buy the $100K property without getting a tenant under contract. Once you have the $100K townhouse purchase contract written, go find the tenant for the 4 bedroom home. Make sure there's a 15 day gap between the purchase of the townhome, and the tenant's lease.

Trust me, there's frequently delays on closing, and the last thing you need is more stress when you're buying a house.

Happy to send you information if you're really buying in 33033.
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