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Lighthouse Point : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Oct 21, 2017
Alan May answered:
Thu May 25, 2017
Unspecified asked:
I lived in South Florida for 5 years, a year ago I moved to NJ and hate it... I want to move back but def dont want to rent. I would like to buy an apt 2/2 and on Trulia I have looked at…
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Thu May 11, 2017
Liliane Bol asked:
What if I flip it 3 months after for $200,000, how much would be income tax on the $60,000 profit? What if I invest in another house?
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Thu Jun 30, 2016
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Mon Feb 15, 2016
Ann Ryan answered:
Michael, I'm not Trulia, but I am a tech-savvy agent. Can you email me the listing information? I want to check if there's a specific probem I've run into in the past.
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Sun Dec 13, 2015
Anna Torres answered:
Are you looking for a house, townhouse or a condo? Some of the 55+ communities have all three, but smaller, cozy ones are only consist of either homes or condos. I live in Boca Raton and my 55+ community has only 44 single family homes with decent size backyards, but you don't have to worry about cutting the grass and bushes: community does it for you as well as it takes care of a community pool and a hot tub.
You have to figure out what you like first and it's not a problem to find you suitable property for your money. :o)
Call if you like to discuss:
954-325-8486
Anna
Realtor
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Fri May 29, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
Most of your questions pertain to your purchase agreement, which are best answered by a lawyer as it requires legal interpretation of a contract. How notice should be given regarding inspection results should be covered in your contract, but it may not if you used a boiler plate contract from a big box store.

However, I can respond to the question about disclosure of defects. FL homeowners are required to disclose to buyers facts or conditions about the property that have a substantial impact on it's value or desirability that are not readily observable. Aluminum wiring would fall into that category.


This is a perfect example as to what can happen when people go the FSBO (for sale by owner) route vs hiring a professional agent with experience handling these and other types of issues. Not all closings are smooth sailing.
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Sun Oct 26, 2014
Shotttas answered:
Please call Karene Anderson (manager) at Surealty title 954-680-5959. They are located in pembroke pines, fl. She is honest, hard working and most of all efficient.
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Sally Grenier answered:
Not sure I understand your question. If a home owner is wanting to remodel a house, you'll need to call your local building department and find out what permits you need, based on what you're wanting to do. You can try to research it yourself on your city or county's website. Here in CO you need a permit if you're adding SF to the house, or adding rooms or bathrooms (such as finishing a basement). But if you're just remodeling what's there -- like updating an existing bathroom, I don't think you need a permit for that. But you should double check. ... more
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Ron Rovtar answered:
You also might try https://www.hudhomestore.com

Best,
Ron
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Fri Dec 27, 2013
Michael S Gellert answered:
http://www.miamihomestore.com/community/area/LightHouse%20Point/
Click here to stay current on all lighthouse point homes for sale
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Fri Dec 27, 2013
Michael S Gellert answered:
Click here for an easy to use resource for all comps and current lighthouse point listings
http://www.miamihomestore.com/community/area/LightHouse%20Point/
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Fri Nov 8, 2013
Denise Stewart answered:
This is really a question for an Attorney. When you deal with Title Issues, there are matter that only someone that has specific knowledge can answer. If you don't know a Florida Attorney, you can go here: http://floridalawhelp.org/

Denise Stewart
denisestewartrealtor@gmail.com
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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Denise Stewart answered:
You are going to get a lot of suggestions, but after having got cheated, my best advice is to get references, and go see the property that the contractors are claiming they did work on. Doing the work, and guaranteeing their work, are both very important.
Any contractor that is reputable will have 2-3 current references....
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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Denise Stewart answered:
You really need the opinion of an Attorney. Our office at KW has an Attorney that is always available to look at documents and give a quick, honest, and reliable opinion....
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Gary Hitchcock answered:
North Broward Prep is about 15 minutes away, several in Ft. Lauderdale Westminster Academy, Pine Crest, Cardinal Gibbons, etc. Many in Boca, Pope John Paul, St. Andrews, etc. Are you a boater ? If not you may want to check out Parkland which is 15 minutes west of Lighthouse Point, Schools were rated #1 by Forbes magazine. We raised 2 boys form kindergarten to college, they were tested gifted in elementary school, and we feel they got a private school education for a public school price ! We got to save our money for grad school. ... more
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
RealtyFire Group answered:
Hi Mary,

Are you looking to purchase or rent? Below is a guide for pet friendly rentals in the area. If you are looking to purchase please feel free to email me/phone me so we can discuss your needs further.

http://www.apartmentguide.com/apartments/Florida/Lighthouse-Point/pet-friendly-4lh/

What kind of pet do you have? Cat/Dog?

Thanks for using Trulia!

Mike G. Benton
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