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General Area in Ocala : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Nov 25, 2016
Bigben1247 answered:
I stopped in the bp gas station while my wife went into to purchase a lotto ticket. A young man approach my car and wanted me to buy some junk he was selling. When I told him I was not interested he got upset and called me, "an old white mother---ker." I no longer stop or shop in Marion Oaks anymore. ... more
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Tue Apr 26, 2016
Shayna Spillman asked:
phone is 321-512-4465

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Thu Oct 8, 2015
Normlemelin answered:
How much are the HOA fees for S. W. 17565 36th ave rd? If you know the water bill I would like that to. I know you need the house to be occupied asap, so do we need to move in, I have a bid on it for the full amount, can you contact them and try to speed them up? 561 296 2113 Short Sale of America. Contact me at ... more
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Michael McCormack answered:
Hello Desiree! Ocala is spread out, but can be navigated without a car, you can live downtown or on the bus route, Silver Springs near the WALMART is on the bus route, some of the 55 plus communities off of RT 200 have almost everything you need, but to answer this question better, I would have to know, what amenities you need - to be near schools, or medical, a certain job etc.. you are welcome to contact me at 352-895-2315, My name is Mike McCormack - I am a licensed real estate agent with FOXFIRE Realty near downtown OCALA & I also work with TRULIA, hope this helps & Good Luck! ... more
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Mon Jun 29, 2015
Cavalrycop1 answered:
I have a home for sale in Summit Downs - will send info if you want.

Tek Marciniak
888 668 6860
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Mon May 25, 2015
Karen Grimes answered:
Ocala is movin on up as far as jobs go. With The Villages nearby and a growing population, I would think it would not be difficult for you to find something in your field. Have you had any luck yet? ... more
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Mon Oct 27, 2014
Carlos answered:
hi i am looking to buy in ocala best fl..alo 10 willow run ocala Formal fl..quisiera more information if a crime, etc ... since I have a daughter 13 years old and high school as presented ... advance thanks ..espero your reply ..... I am carlos ... ... more
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Sat Jun 14, 2014
bdmcewen asked:
health. We will need an advib specialist for my heart. Physical therapy would be an asset too. My husband needs to maintain is battle with diabetes. I would prefer women doctors.
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Wed May 22, 2013
Cheryl Jimenez answered:
Hi Stbamatr;
Here are some great websites to learn about Ocala, Florida: and

I've lived in Ocala for 18 years and I love it. Please feel free to call me anytime with questions. I'd love to help you find your perfect Florida home. Cheryl 352-304-4654 ... more
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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Cdngirl answered:
I read that less than 20% of the cities employable population has post secondary education............
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Sat Apr 28, 2012
Ronmy2 answered:
I am looking for an owner financed property in Ocala, Florida. I am looking for a 4/2 or a 4/3 in the 40- 70k price range. Willing to put 20% down. I have a middle FICO score of 680. If you have property, please email me with pics and details on the property:
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Wed Oct 19, 2011
Momh3295 answered:
The answer is yes. There have always been HOA fees for the Meadows of Marion Oaks Townhouses. As of August 2011, a new HOA took over the maintenance and upkeep of the Meadows.
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Sun Feb 20, 2011
Karen Kirkland answered:
Hi Rhonda,
I would be happy to assist you in your search. I am a fulltime realtor located in Ocala and I work with buyers just as yourself in seeking homes to suit your needs. Once you are ready to buy just let me know and I can start searching. Please visit our website at and leave me some information as to your specifications. Have a great day!! Karen ... more
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Mon Jul 5, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Unfortunately Federal Fair Housing Laws prevent an agent from answering--visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of belonging. Check out area statistics; real estate professionals are prohibited from “steering”—enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; so, you should check out demographics on your own to assure your comfort level can be reached. ... more
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Tue Jul 8, 2008
James Frasier answered:
Hello Mary,

Taxes, insurance and utilities will all vary depending on the property but I can give you a rough estimate based on a 3/2 on a 1/4 acre. Taxes could run you around $1400. Insurance around $1000. Utilities would probably be around $200-$300 per month. These numbers of course will fluctuate with each property and owner. If the property is Homesteaded you will save some on taxes. If you need any help locating a home to purchase feel free to contact me.

Jim Frasier
Coldwell Banker Riverland Realty
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Tue Jul 31, 2007
Bruce Lynn answered:
I personally don't like this idea. In my experience no one ends up buying. This presents a problem as your contract normally obligates you to buy and puts your downpayment at risk if you don't. If you want to rent --then do it, RENT. If you want to buy, then BUY, but don't mix the two. We've recently taken steps in Texas to prohibit these types of transactions. There are still people advertising such schemes and think they have a way around it, but the intent and content of the law is clear-NO RENT TO OWN. There's a reason for the law and that is that there were too many bad guys out there taking people's money in a lot of different ways. ... more
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