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Tue Jul 12, 2016
Joey.r.blanco asked:
because i do not have my own place will be put up for adoption against her will and againat mine if i am not in a rental by August 22.PLEASE HELP!?
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Sun Jun 26, 2016
Codcreekcottage asked:
Want to buy property on CR 347 or CR 345 in Cedar Key, FL and need to know if that area is zoned for mobile homes
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Thu Jun 16, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
With most new construction in FL, the builder/developer retains control of the HOA until a specifically stated percentage of homes have been sold, generally in the 90%+ range. At that point the HOA control gets turned over to the residents of the community, although I have noted a few where the builder still maintained at least 2 or 3 seats on the board until the community was fully built out.

You'll have to read your bylaws, but most likely yes, the developer can amend the HOA covenants to not allow rentals if the developer deems it is in the best interests of the community.

If you don't like the rule changes, you have the option of lobbying to reverse it again AFTER the homeowners have taken over control of the HOA.
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Tue Jun 7, 2016
nmartin00 answered:
Find a different agent that will get the house sold
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Sat Apr 9, 2016
Theresa Infinger asked:
I can be reached at 561-768-1733 or eagleinfinger@aol.com

6151 NE 131st Ave Williston, Fl 32696...
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Sun Sep 27, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
Talk to a local contractor or engineer who can figure out a water drainage solution for your house.
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Thu Aug 27, 2015
Janicechooper answered:
Call a loan officer in Florida for those questions.
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
Annette Lawrence answered:
There are over 12 methods available to sell real estate traditionally.

In the distressed market of real estate there are 5 common methods to sell real estate.

In the bank foreclosed market there of 4 common ways to sell real estate.

All of these ways have multiple methods in which a buyer can submit a purchase offer.

In your case it is unknown if you are 'bidding' at the courthouse steps, at a Christie's auction, via Hubzu, Auction.com at the county fair or through Homepath.

They are all different, with unique set of risks for the buyer and requirements imposed by the facilitator or seller. What is amusing to me is the overall cost of auction sales far exceeds the cost real estate professionals charge in a traditional sale.

In essence your question is so poorly defined, so cosmic, all one can to is tell a joke or two.

Horse sits down at the bar.
Bar keep asks, "Why the long face?"
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
fosterkicks99 answered:
It would make sense that they are cooling towers for a power plant. I don't know a lot about power plants or cooling towns, but they probably don't make much extra noise. What is your concern about these things?
http://www.marleyflow.com.au/Cooling%20Towers.html
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Thu Dec 4, 2014
Alma Kee answered:
ABSOLUTELY get a home inspection BEFORE you close. I had a newly constructed home by a reputable builder install a defective, warped, rotted TRUSS! Luckily my home inspector caught this mistake. It could have resulted in a catastrophic life threatening event.

You have leverage "before" you close to have any repairs done so don't give up your bargaining power by closing and then waiting and waiting for the builder to repair "after closing".

All the best,

Alma and Teresa
Alma Rose Kee, PA
Teresa Rose Kee
Sold On Tampa Team
www.SoldOnTampa.com
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Sat Oct 11, 2014
Geezer Bean answered:
I just nailed a weekend rental there for December. They get booked solid early in Jan, Feb. Never been there but I look forward to it. I have a winter place outside of Floral City so an easy drive. My opinion for the desireability is that it has a real island atmosphere, quiet, not glitzy, and a very uniform climate compared to inland. If you buy a place, be prepared to lose it in a big storm or build on stilts. I would buy a cheaper shack and just kick back. ... more
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Wed Sep 10, 2014
Eric Robertson asked:
3600sq ft, pool, 3/2 CBS, detached bungalow that needs nothing. Mother-in-law suite on back that needs finished, 2 acre lot 1 block from the water.
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Sat Aug 9, 2014
Michael Joseph answered:
You can list it on Zillow For sale by owner. These days majority of home buyers start looking online. I've seen a few homes listed on Zillow by owner but priced to high. They then remove it and list with an agent bring the price down and a few sold some of the others are still sitting there months later. Price a home right and it will sell. A real estate attorney can advise you on the contract and will ensure you cover yourself. ... more
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
localvoice answered:
You do not want to live in Chiefland or Cedar Key or Yankeetown or Inglis or any of those areas. There is nothing there, no pretty beaches, no wide variety of stores or good hospitals - you CAN not make a living in this region. You have to go all the way to Gainesville to have a chance. Most of the houses in Chiefland and areas around are old and in bad shape and in need of a lot of repair. Next door to Chiefland: Old Town and it is aptly named. There is a nuclear plant in nearby Crystal River which you can see from Cedar Key - I think it is shut down now - but still not a good thing. Chiefland is not known for its diversity or beauty - very little of that there. I swear when I am in Walmart in Chiefland - it and Winn Dixie are your only real grocery options - I feel like I am back in Alabama. I can't think of any reason to live there. Chiefland is not waterfront and not that close to the water. Cedar Key is the nearest waterfront town and will give you a little recreational distraction for a day or so, but Cedar Key will get old quickly because it has very little there, no nice beach, mostly closed down businesses, and it takes about 45-60 minutes to get out there. Not worth it. I used to live in Chiefland and was lucky to get out, but I sold my home for less than half of what I paid for it. Don't be stupid like I was. This asker is probably happily settled somewhere else by now, but a couple of others may want to know info from someone who is not an agent. But don't take my word for it, drive around and see what you think, do your research, just do not rely on agents for info. Good luck! ... more
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Christine Davidson asked:
Mon Jul 14, 2014
John Bennett answered:
Flood, leaks from pipe, AC issues, roof, its like asking why a room is dark. Many possible answers. don't think anyone could answer you . . . did not you know that?
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Sat Jun 14, 2014
Mom answered:
Bronson is due east about 20 miles from Gainesville on SR-24. You are 20 miles from Shands Hospital, on SR24 and 23 miles from N. Florida Regional. Crystal River is twice the distance. ... more
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Sun Mar 2, 2014
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