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Longwood : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 23, 2017
Makasi_24 answered:
I grow up in the Philippines and I'm certainly new to this home buying business. I am only 26 years old as well so half of the things people are talking about here makes my head hurts. What is FHA, PMI, SFH etc etc.?I am definitely wanting to buy a house soon here in Orlando Florida that's why I'm here in this discussion to gain more knowledge about owning a house. I'm quite concerned about the down payment and closing cost I needed. Based on what I've gathered so far I would have to put 20% down payment to avoid mortgage insurance. That is problematic for me because I certainly doesn't have that much money for a down payment. Anybody got a solution for me? ... more
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Sat May 13, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
I would start contacting a real estate attorney. Nobody here can advise you because this is more of a legal matter and even attorneys cannot advise online.
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Tue Jan 24, 2017
Paul Carraro answered:
Hello Lilrabbitt66. At $1300 per month PLUS all the upfront fees for an option to buy with a lease, you might consider working with a top local real estate agent who works in the Longwood market who can assist you and sort through all the information online for you including for your options to buy for near the same money or even less. Having lived in Florida myself, I can share also that a top local agent can make a world of difference in your search for your new home. Our real estate company specializes in helping clients connect with top agents in any market, including in Florida, and there is no charge for our service. Go to my website for more details, and please let me know for any questions. ... more
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Wed Oct 19, 2016
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Fri Aug 5, 2016
Angelica P answered:

At this time, unfortunately, we currently do not have listings for rent to own homes. You may try your luck though and search our website using the Keyword section of the search filter which can be found in the All Filters button. However, these listings are extremely rare.

Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

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This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

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Mon Oct 12, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
The only way to get your FSBO home listed on Trulia is to have it listed on the MLS. Only agents have access, but you could also pay for what's called a flat fee listing service if you want to sell by owner (generally not a good idea).

We created UpNest ( to help home sellers get the best value possible. All you have to do is submit a few details about your home, and we'll invite several top local agents to submit proposals to you.

Since agents are competing to earn your listing, they bring out their best commission rates and value added services, saving you a lot of money. There's no risk to try us at all, and it's completely free for you.

Good luck!
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
I would contact a local lender to get the information on this home. Best of luck
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Fri Jul 10, 2015
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Wed Mar 25, 2015
Alberto Romero answered:

Home path is a very unique loan only issue by Fannie Mae, only Fannie Mae Approved Lender can tell you if you qualified for it, you can find qualifying lender on the website, it is very similar to an FHA Program but is not the same, then the house you choose has 15 days restriction when only owner occupying the property can make offers and them investor enter the game in case there is not contract. feel free to contact me anytime with your question. ... more
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Sat Feb 21, 2015
Jennifer August-Ruiz answered:
I would be happy to research for you.
Please contact me if I may be of assistance
Jennifer August-Ruiz
Kelly Price and Company
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Tue Sep 16, 2014
Quick update to this one - There are now mortgage programs that will allow you to buy ONE DAY after a short sale, with a 20-25% down payment.

Also, as always, if there were no late payments for at least 12 months prior to the completion of the short sale, one might qualify right away for a low down payment FHA mortgage. ... more
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Mon May 19, 2014
Misty Ill answered:
The home at 139 Tarrytown will be auction on June 6th at the Seminole county court house in Sanford, fl
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Fri Jan 24, 2014
Tanya Ess-Young answered:
Please see the provided link below for more information on this school.
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Tue Nov 12, 2013
Christian Bardsley answered:
Good evening Cynthia,

I personally have been through this situation just before i got into the real estate industry. My wife and I were approved for an FHA loan, with just over 3.5% down on a similar priced home. Unfortunately, a conventional loan would be unattainable, as mentioned below in a previous answer.

If you would like to make an appointment with our loan officer located in the Weichert Realtors, Longwood office please feel free to contact me and i can set something up for you. He will be able to guide to you through the pre-qualification process and answer any additional questions you may have!

All the best with your search!
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
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Fri May 31, 2013
Todd Schroth answered:
Winchester place is Governors Point off of Hunt Club Blvd. it is a townhome complex in the Wekiva Hunt Club area.
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