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Property Q&A in Niceville : Real Estate Advice

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Travman100, Home Buyer in Niceville, FL
Mon Jun 29, 2015
Travman100 asked:
Daughter moved out over two weeks ago and a Niceville realtor who owns his own real estate company has not returned her deposit and is now claiming the house was not cleaned but the realtor…
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Doug Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Fr Walton Beach, FL
Thu Jan 31, 2013
Doug Murphy answered:
HI SAM,
THIS APPEARS TO BE ANOTHER TRULIA/REALTY TRAC MISQUOTED PROPERTY. IF YOU WILL CLIK ON THE "MORE DETAILS AT REALTY TRAC" TAB, IT SHOWS THE PROPERTY AT $368,368.
PLEASE ALLOW US TO SHOW YOU ANY REO'S/SHORT SALES/PRE-FORECLOSURES FOR YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS. YOU CAN REACH ME BY CLICKING ON MY NAME ABOVE.
THANKS
DOUG
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Mary Ann Tro…, Real Estate Pro in Miramar Beach, FL
Wed Jan 30, 2013
Mary Ann Troiano answered:
Thank you Peter,

I agree that the best way is using a professional but some properties if they are owned by Bank of America and you can find the original owner you can contact them directly and offer to buy without it going to foreclosure first...have worked with foreclosures for the past 3 years and every bank is different, I just wanted to make sure that the question was answered to the fullest not just giving them one option....

Smiles,
Mary Ann
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Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Thu Dec 20, 2012
Peter Mohylsky answered:
Have you been satisfied with your dealings with the USAA service. I am interested in your comments
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Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Thu Dec 20, 2012
Peter Mohylsky answered:
This house is a real find in Niceville. I have toured it several times.
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Lynn Bowling, Real Estate Pro in Niceville, FL
Fri Sep 21, 2012
Lynn Bowling answered:
I've done a search of properties that are very similar to the one that has rented and perhaps you can search for these by MLS#s:

581395m 13/02 A 362 ILLINOIS AVE 1,614 3 2/ $147,000 1965 EWRI
580689m 13/03 A 1110 CORAL DR 1,518 3 2/ $139,900 1974 ECU1
562249m 13/03 A 1856 BAYSHORE DR 1,706 3 2/0 $169,000 1989 EKW4
581337m 13/04 A 304 HARDING RD 1,715 3 2/ $137,500 1959 ERMS
576217m 13/04 A 2450 DUNCAN DR 1,792 3 2/1 $163,000 1972 EAM2
557648m 13/05 A 126 POPLAR PL 1,746 3 2/1 $165,000 1997 ENSR
571520m 13/07 A 1523 CEDAR ST 1,650 4 2/ $109,000 1959 EMNG
582132m 13/10 A 192 MAGNOLIA ST 1,591 4 2/0 $124,900 2006 EIMS

Good luck with finding an appropriate home. You may either contact me for more information or the listing agent directly.
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Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Destin, FL
Wed Aug 22, 2012
Peter Mohylsky answered:
Pets are allowed with prior notice and a pet deposit
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Teddy Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Niceville, FL
Fri May 18, 2012
Teddy Stewart answered:
Hi Melanie,

This condo is in a great location and is in great shape. Regarding financing, as long as your credit score and debt to income ratio falls within the lending guidelines, obtaining financing should not be a problem. I just had a client who was 18 years old, had a job for a couple of years and she just purchased her first home. So yes it is possible.

If you would like any further information, I can be contacted at kenkoger@gmail.com, or 850-621-3247. You can also preview my website at www.kenkogersellsnwf.com.

Take care and have a great day!


Ken
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Lynn Bowling, Real Estate Pro in Niceville, FL
Sun May 13, 2012
Lynn Bowling answered:
In California, you are required to disclose any death or murder to prospective renters or buyers for three years after the death occurs. Regardless of the cause or the people involved.

But in Florida, under Section 689.25(1)(b), Florida Statutes, a homicide, suicide, or death that occurred on the property is not a material fact that must be disclosed in a real estate transaction.
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Myke Atwater, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Mon Jan 23, 2012
Myke Atwater answered:
Dear s4said10,

There frequently are discrepancies in square footage in listings at different websites. The county tax records give you a square footage based on the original footprint of the home when it was built. It only gets updated if there is a construction permit pulled for purposes of remodeling. In an mls listing, the agent gives their best estimate of square footage based on measurements of interior rooms, which is a guestimate. This is the reason that just looking a price/sq ft is misleading, because many other factors can come into play affecting the price per sq ft. It is always up to the buyer to verify what the actual sq footage is, and frequently the buyer relies on the appraisal done by the bank's appraiser for this determination. It is best if you look at the tax records, have your agent look at previous listings of the home, and ask the seller why there is a discrepancy--maybe they know something that is not apparent to others (like remodeling that was done without pulling a construction permit).

I hope this helps you in your determination.

Myke Triebold, GRI, SFR, LMC
850-305-6256
MykeSaysSold@aol.com
www.DestinHomeRealtor.com
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Marcia Bowlds, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Fri Sep 16, 2011
Marcia Bowlds answered:
Have you got questions about Real Estate in Northern Virginia? Contact me:
mbowlds@mcenearney.com
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Myke Atwater, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Tue Feb 22, 2011
Myke Atwater answered:
Hello K--here is a description of the property. Price is listed as 475,000.

Vacant, level lot with existing dock now available with spectacular view of Choctawhatchee Bay. Located at end of quiet cul-de-sac in great neighborhood. Lot has approximately 200 ft frontage and 2.19 acres. Part of this acreage is tied up in natural wet lands which provides privacy. Large cleared area has been filled and is ready for construction. All offers subject to bank approval. Listing Broker/Salesperson has ownership interest in the property.

Waterfront: Bay, Bayou, Shore: Natural
GulfFrntDesc:
LotFeat: Build To Suit, Cleared, Cul-De-Sac, Dead End, Flood Insurance Required, Level, Wetlands, Within 1/2 Mile Of Water Waterview: Bay, Bayou
ProjFacil: Dock, Fishing, Marina, Waterfront
Utilities: Electric Available, Gas Available, Gas:Natural, Public Sewer Available, Public Water Available, TV Cable Available


If I can be of any further assistance to you, do not hesitate to call or drop me a line.

Myke Triebold, GRI, LMC
850-305-6256
MykeSaysSold@aol.com
www.DestinHomeRealtor.com
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Debbie Mock,  in 32536
Sat Feb 27, 2010
Debbie Mock answered:
Hello Kelly,

The USAF turned over Eglin AFB reservation land to help the community in building a much needed by-pass to the MidBay Bridge from Hwy 85 south of Crestview. You can try Myokaloosa.com or okaloosapa.com for more details. Myke is right, the best answer to your question lies with the County Planning Office for Okaloosa County. ... more
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Karen Butler, Real Estate Pro in Fort Walton Beach, FL
Mon Feb 8, 2010
Karen Butler answered:
They are correct Jordan, this was a bank owned waterfront property that was on the market for quite a while. The status is contingent right now, which means there is possibly a reason for a delay, buyer financing, or they may have to sell another property in order to purchase this one. Or maybe even a home inspection. What that means to you is depending on the contingency, you can submit an offer as well, or a back up offer in case this one falls through. It's not a done deal yet. ... more
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Ginny Lee De…, Real Estate Pro in Niceville, FL
Mon Jun 1, 2009
Ginny Lee Deptula answered:
This home has been purchased. I have one just a few miles to the east that is a steal. Check it out. If I can be of any assistance let me know.

Happy Monday!
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Myke Atwater, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Mon Dec 15, 2008
Myke Atwater answered:
No, it is still on the active listing--would you like to see it?
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Linda Tucker, Home Buyer in Niceville, FL
Sun Dec 14, 2008
Linda Tucker asked:
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This question is about this property: http://www.trulia.com/homes/Florida/Niceville/sold/1719084-1000-Bay-Dr-510-Niceville-FL-32578-SFL
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