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33917 : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jul 8, 2017
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
Hello, 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! ... more
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Tue Apr 25, 2017
Shane Milne answered:
If you paid $314k with 20% down, then your loan amount would've been $251,200, and may even be lower now depending on the terms of seller financing and if you've paid any principal off. That loan amount falls within the FHA loan limits for Lee County, FL. FHA financing allows higher debt to income (DTI) ratios: up to a housing DTI ratio of 46.99% and a total DTI ratio of 56.99%. If you are an eligible veteran, then VA financing also allows a much higher DTI (there is no specified limits, and I've gotten DTI's into the 70's get approved in the past). If you are self-employed, then there are loan programs that will use bank statement deposits over 12 to 24 months to calculate your qualifying income (rather than tax returns). There are also loan programs that will only look at the equity you have, but the types of terms those loan offer aren't as good as the other options I mentioned.

If you'd like to go over any of your options or just discuss your situation in general I'd be happy to help you out.

Shane Milne | Lending in all 50 states | NMLS #81195 | 949-322-3616 direct
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Fri Jul 29, 2016
John Stahl asked:
Location, 16513 Johnson Lane, NFM, 33917 double wide, to be completely remodeled inside and out. New siding, new deck, double wide, 24x43, 2 br 2 full bath. new flooring. not furnished.…
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Fri Aug 28, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
If your agent used the FAR-BAR contract forms, there is a section that specifically covers buyer/seller default, deposits, mediation, etc. Look for a section titled "Escrow Agent and Broker." ... more
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Wed Jul 29, 2015
Gary Farber answered:
Hello Tiggyman4454,
Trulia is a agent only website, but we do offer different options for our sellers, it's not you typical listing agreement! If you would like to learn more and discuss it you can contact me at: I would be happy to help you! Please put listing options in the subject line.
Thank you and have a great day,
Gary Farber
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Thu Sep 11, 2014
Ann Ryan answered:
You need to call a lawyer now, and get real legal advice on what to do about it.

There is almost certainly too much money on the line to fool around. Paying for a few hours of a lawyers time could save you thousands, and many hours of aggravation. ... more
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
Old Bridge has its own on site sales office. Do you own your lot? Is it on the water? Lots of variables come into play in Old Bridge. Contact me if you would like to discuss your options. You can email me at ... more
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Wed Dec 19, 2012
Ilene Adanuncio answered:
Call My professional team today agent Barry Barkin for a consult no fee
at 845 825 8067 Insurance Advice.
Or Tom Gildea Lender with Hudson United Mortgage
845825-8085 and Michael Adams 845 638 2000 Title sales Associate
Kindly tell these agents ILene Adanuncio gave the recommendation

You will be pleased.

Thank You
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Tue Dec 18, 2012
Taylor Teter answered:
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Thu Jul 12, 2012
Marge Bennett answered:
lotws of great areas in the Cape. We have school choice in Lee County, so you don' have to be close to a particular schools. A lot depends on your budget. Give me a call, I would love toi help you find a great place for you to call home.
Marge Bennett
RE/MAX Realty Group
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Wed May 30, 2012
Chris Adamski answered:

It looks like your home is priced right. The concern I have, is that there is another unit for sale that went on the market about a month ago, and is about 10k less than your home. Your Agent SHOULD be giving you this information.... If I can help you in any other way regarding Real Estate, I am around all hours of the day. My team has been #1 in Florida for the past 8 years. Have a great day!

Chris Adamski
Century 21 Sunbelt
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Tue Jan 31, 2012
Edward Humbert answered:
As has been indicated by others, we are not permitted to to express opinions on a particular area or zip codes, etc.
Some additional sites you can view to acquire information:

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Ed Humbert.GRI,MBA,
Advanta Realty, LLC
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Mon Nov 21, 2011
Carolyn Giandonato, Realtor answered:
Is the home currently listed with a realtor? Tax value is $105 -- add 10% and the market value should be about $116k. Is this what you are asking?
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Mon Aug 8, 2011
John Giaccone answered:
You can look up lee county foreclosure auctions at
Let me know if you are interested in purchasing an auction property …I have a solid process in place to purchase these kind of properties that includes making sure the home has clear title etc.
Thanks John
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Mon Jul 18, 2011
Terry McCarley answered:
As the others have all said, we need an address to answer your question. Please feel free to email me or call me if I can be of assistance.

Terry McCarley, Realtor®, CDPE
Jones & Co Realty
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Mon May 30, 2011
William answered:
Great question Jerry but you are not going to get a straight answer from agents/brokers. They are bound by law not to be bias and they are only looking to sell a home. The answers you got from non agents/brokers are all good. I live in NYC and looking to move to Fort Myers. I have family Fort Myers, south of Daniels Pkwy, West of I75 and North of Coconut Rd.
There are shading areas in every good neighborhood. My suggestion is stick to the area I stated. Good Luck

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Fri Mar 25, 2011
Sean Hess answered:
A home will stay on the MLS theoretically forever. As a Realtor and broker I need it to be there so I can see how price changes in a neighborhood, and for a certain type of home, over time. It also allows us to see what condition a home was in when it sold in a different year as opposed to now. This information is accessible by members of the MLS only.

As for public sites, where a real estate listing was syndicated out from an MLS feed or other feed, it could also be out there and viewable by the public forever! A lot of time our listings get "scraped" of legitimate sites and re-posted by someone trying to steal leads and then sell them back to Realtors. Or, feeds we syndicate to don't do a good job keeping things current. Unfortunately, there's nothing we can do about those.
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Mon Nov 15, 2010
Marc Comisar answered:
Have you listed the property yet? I would like to discuss our marketing with you.
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Thu May 28, 2009
Mark Washburn answered:
Here is a link to that property on the Lee County Property Appraisers website: The information includes a contact at GMAC Mortgage. ... more
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