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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Pat Argo, CRS, RealtorEmeritus answered:
This I believe is in Lake Harney Woods area. Legally it is in Volusia County, Mailing addresses are Mims and Public Services are provided by Seminole. No lots are under 5 acres because of the wetlands and proximity to the east side of St Johns River, just north of State Road 46. A number are as much as 10 acres. Homes vary in size from small to huge! ... more
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Thu Mar 20, 2014
havingfun46342 asked:
Tue Jan 28, 2014
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Tue May 28, 2013
John Bennett answered:
Whow!!!! I have never told anyone the MLS advertise price has a thing to do with the home value.

There is very good reasons why!

Value of a propety has NOTHING to do with list price, nor unpaid balance, nor county appraisers office value, and am shocked anyone would suggest otherwise.

Value of a home has only to do with present condition (and condition at time of transfer), the homes value as established by local market conditions. For a fact a home maybe worth far less or far more than MLS listing price.
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Wed Mar 13, 2013
dawnjimbo50 asked:
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
Yep, some are.
Just got a call regarding 'my listing' which never existed.
"Let's find what meets your needs and is really for sale." is the best response.
Too often the consumer does not realize aggregate websites are for entertainment purposes. The data displayed on Trulia does not come from the MLS. The data they do display is spindled, folded, stapled and mutilate to suit the website owner. If you are a serious buyer, you need to graduate to serious tools. Call a d Titusville FL real estate professional, who has responded here, and have them provide you a portal to the local MLS. When you are connected to the real data you won't be chasing the illusion of homes for sale of the vapors of home sold long ago.....and there won't be any 'hoax' listing.
You need to call.
Don't use that 'contact' link.
Don't use Trulia email.
Go old school and call,
if you are serious.

Best of success to you,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
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Fri Jan 25, 2013
Phil Rotondo answered:
Please re-confirm the address and I'll let you know what I find.
Phil Rotondo, Realtor
ERA Showcase Properties and Investments
Mims, Fl
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Fri Apr 30, 2010
Alma Kee answered:
Dear Cat's Meow,

There are certain protections for renters who have a signed lease. If your lease is "market" rate, (not discounted below the normal rents paid for your type of rental) then you may be able to stay in your rental house until your lease expires, even if the bank actualy forecloses and takes ownership.

You need to contact the attorney's office that served you with the notice of the Lis Pendens or foreclosure immediately. Send a certified letter. Also you may want to send a certified letter to the lender listed on the foreclosure notice you were served with. You may also want to hire an attorney. That can get expensive so you may be able to send an "answer" to the courthouse to explain that you are renting. The lender may actually require you to send your monthly lease payments directly to them if the owner is delinquent on making their payments.

One other thing to consider is if the house is part of a condo or Homeowners association is the association can also foreclose and take ownership.

Either way, you need to continue paying your rent so you don't get an "eviction" on your record. I've seen it happen, too, where a landlord gets upset when the tenant doesn't pay rent and they file an eviction on the tenant. Not sure if you can deposit your rents with the clerk of the court until it is determined who is entitled to your rent money, though.

Good luck and start looking for another place to live. Hopefully you're now in a position to buy.

If not, attend Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University at a local church. You don't have to be a bible thumper to attend. It will help you get get your priorities in order so you can eventually be a homeowner.
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Mon Sep 28, 2009
Mims, I am guessing you are looking to take cash out right? Then the 1st question I need to ask is how long ago was the home purchased? In situations like this, most lenders are requiring a certain amount of time of ownership before they allow a cash out transaction.

I guess the next question is why do you want just you on the loan. It is a complicated issue, so it is important for us to discuss the ultimate goal and find thepath of least resistance with the current underwriting guidelines.

I would be glad to discuss,

Andrew Kashella
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Sat Feb 7, 2009
Luann Malark answered:
There are opportunities for you in the Mims area depending upon the price ranges and affordability that you need. Would you like to have your horses on the property where you reside or would having stable opportunities nearby be an option for you? ... more
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Wed Jan 9, 2008
Mark Palace answered:
Hi Susan: You can also search thousands of rental properties at

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Mon Oct 15, 2007
Robin Ricker answered:
No one can deny that property values have decreased since 2006. However, we have seen signs of the values starting to stabilize. Buyers are now looking seriously instead of wanting to wait any longer. ... more
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