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Hsdesignworks, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Sat Jan 14, 2017
Hsdesignworks answered:
My family and I moved to Lehigh acres about 6 years and love Lehigh. I always laugh when people say it is too far to drive or it is full of crime, what a crock! If you look up the crime stats on Lehigh and compare them to the surrounding area! Fort Myers who has a crime rate 3 times worse and Cape Coral that is barely better however look out for all of the drunks the cape is full of them.

Lehigh property values are rising fast and has many new building projects starting throughout the town. Aldi, a new seafood restaurant, Culver's, a new shopping plaza off of homestead Blvd, Wawa, several discount and convenience stores, new medical offices, a new urgent care, and new houses going up, I can see three being built from my back yard.

To anyone looking to move to Lehigh I would suggest you do your research in person and avoid believing all of these online writers that have probably never even set foot in Lehigh. Please come visit and see what Lehigh has to offer but remember Lehigh is growing fast and values are increasing quickly so I would move fast so you can get a deal and avoid paying more than you have to.

Hope to see you around town, happy hunting and good luck wherever you end up!
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Lizbeth Ivy…, Home Buyer in Lehigh Acres, FL
Thu Jan 5, 2017
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Marilyn Kidw…, Renter in Lehigh Acres, FL
Thu Oct 20, 2016
Marilyn Kidwell answered:
My Realtor told me trailer or moblie homes weren't allowed in Lehigh Acres.
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Maricris A, Other/Just Looking in Seattle, WA
Tue Aug 30, 2016
Maricris A answered:

I apologize we have false foreclosure information listed on our home details page. This data is provided to us from Zillow foreclosures and we currently do not have the ability to edit or remove the information that they are sending us.

Please be advised that I have created a request regarding the removal of the erroneous foreclosure information for your home on Zillow.

Once the status is removed from Zillow, it will automatically update to Trulia after 24-48 hours.


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melannewis, Home Buyer in Murphy, NC
Tue Aug 23, 2016
melannewis answered:
I know that this is an old post, but I thought I would share some observations that I have had living in Lehigh for the past five years (2011-2016). First there are some not so great areas. One of those being the area that is close to 82 (the southwest corner) that has a multitude of duplexes. Most of these are section 8. Do not get me wrong not all of these people are bad people, however you did get a lot of rif raf, drug dealers and not so good intentioned folks coming into this part of Lehigh. I lived there for 4 years and felt like it was okay up until about 2015 when crime started becoming a more common place thing and drug deals were being done out in the open during the day time. I moved to the North Central part of Lehigh (north of Lee Blvd and across from Walmart). This area is wonderful. I will not say that nothing ever happens, however it is rare. I can go out by myself and take walks at night and do not have to worry about what might happen or who might be lingering in the streets. Most of the people I see outside are families playing with their children or people mowing their lawns. I have lived in that area for about a year, however my rental is coming due to expire and I am looking to purchase a home. I have found in my search that the areas that seem to be the best are either those in the southeast area of Lehigh and the Northern part. After looking for a few months I have settled on a home in the extreme northern part of Lehigh which will allow me to continue to enjoy the neighborhood that I have enjoyed over the last year. ... more
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Angelica P, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Thu Aug 11, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Flor Matos, Home Buyer in Clifton, NJ
Thu Jul 21, 2016
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Steve.conrea…, Home Buyer in Estero, FL
Fri May 27, 2016
Steve.conreaux asked:
This problem just happened, I've never had it before with your site. I can click any featured areas and go to them, it's just the pictures button doesn't work.
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Feliciana McC, Home Buyer in Lehigh Acres, FL
Thu May 12, 2016
Feliciana McC asked:
I am in process of buying my first house I was pre approved for certain amount. When I sent my tax return they found a right off in the line 20 and I was disqualified for a loan
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Jon Payne, Home Buyer in Fort Myers, FL
Sat Apr 30, 2016
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David Lang, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Wed Apr 27, 2016
David Lang answered:
There are only a few that will accept owner financing in Lehigh. Here is what I found.

David Lang
Keller Williams Fort Myers
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Swfl2419, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Wed Feb 3, 2016
Swfl2419 asked:
70 Riviera St., Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
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Toomudge, Home Buyer in Lehigh Acres, FL
Thu Jan 28, 2016
Toomudge answered:
Have lived in Lehigh Acres for eight years and counting and have not experienced any type of crime what so ever. It mostly depends on what part of Lehigh Acres that you live in. I know people that live in SW Lehigh Acres that tell me if you have anything it must be locked up in your garage or it will be stolen. Looking at the crime statistics where I live in the NE part of town has a low or almost non existent crime rate. If you live in SW Lehigh Acres, there is a high amount of crime. Check Lehigh Acres crime statistics to find out if the area that you wish to live in is safe. I do and have left property in plain sight and nothing has ever been touched. My neighborhood is peaceful and quiet. Other neighborhoods are quite the opposite. That's my opinion. You can research crime statistics by neighborhood and validate my claims. Thanks for the question and I hope that I've been of some help. ... more
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Thu Dec 31, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
Sorry, but 620 is really the minimum you'll need. Your lender should be able to give you some easy tips to get your score up.
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Rolf Anthony, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Mon Oct 26, 2015
Rolf Anthony answered:
I can help you. I am a Realtor in the area. Email me.

Rolf Anthony
Platinum Properties of Naples
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Thu Oct 8, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
I'm very sorry for your families health difficulties. Before you start looking for a rental, there are many steps you may want to pursue to keep your home first. I can't guarantee an outcome, but a foreclosure is the worst possible.
If you were in my market, we'd set up a meeting with a law firm I work with. They would review your situation and give you impartial advice based on current law. It may not be possible to save the home, but there may be a way to stall the foreclosure longer, do a short sale, declare bankruptcy or other ways to protect you and your family until things settle down.
Please don't assume you only have one option. Get some very specific advice based on a full disclosure of your current circumstances. I wish and pray for your best.
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