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Palm Bay : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 5, 2017
Kimabraham75 asked:
Fri Jul 28, 2017
Rrobulock answered:
We moved to Palm Bay 7 months ago. Despite what people call it; Palm Boring & Mel-boring, you have to find things to do. The beach in amazing, Space Center, Brevard Zoo, lots of events in Downtown Historic Melbourne, shopping, bowling, Cocoa Planetarium. Yes, we have to drive 15 min to Publix, the store, even the gas station is about 7 miles away. Basically, you move here for peace of mind & relaxation. Here, no one judges you by the car you drive or the stuff you have or your nice landscaping. People just don't care about that here. So if you're one of those that likes fancy stuff, this is definitely not the place for you.
My cousin came to visit from Miami, she was not impressed with P.B.; then again she is 11 years younger than I & still likes to go partying occasionally, likes brand name purses, so you see, this is not a materialistic city.
In my opinion, the schools use a more traditional form of teaching & still make it fun. Kids here love to go to school.
Most of our neighbors work in Viera, Vero Beach, even Orlando. Like I mentioned, you move here for the practical reasons. It is affordable, although Palm Bay''s real estate is rising rapidly. The people are nice & friendly. Best move we made for our family!
As for the mosquitos, yes lots & they are gigantic. Do your best to protect yourself with repellant. This is nothing new to us born & raised in S. Florida.
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Sat Jul 22, 2017
Judy_musso63 asked:
Tue Jul 11, 2017
Patty Dixon asked:
would like to rent or buy small home in 55 for winter weather for now
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Wed Jun 21, 2017
Ronoldo Appleton asked:
Hi, I'm in NYC and have a 2-family house with a mortgage balance of $439k, down from $490k in 2005. It was a no-money-down loan at the time, and since then we did a modification given…
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Tue Jul 26, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
You do realize that you are looking for potatoes in a pumpkin patch right?

Realtors do not rent houses, they work on sales and purchases.

Once you know the town you want to live in ..... Google "Property Managers in (the town you want to live in)"

Call a Property Manager and they can tell you all about the rental market.
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Wed Jul 13, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
Most home inspectors have the customers sign a contract, I am assuming you have one. Go back and read the terms of what you signed.

Most likely the liability of the home inspector is limited to the cost of the inspection.

FL home inspectors are licensed and regulated by DBPR, the Dept of Business & Professional Regulation. You can make a complaint with them if you feel the inspector was grossly negligent.

Regarding the home being sold As Is. That does not mean the seller is not required to disclose known defects that are not readily observable. The seller, however, could argue that the mismatched system would be readily observable. Also, you have to prove the seller intended to deceive you.

Who handled your closing? A title company of a real estate attorney? If attorney, I would give the attorney a call regarding this matter, get his/her opinion.
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Fri Jun 24, 2016
Adrienne Willis asked:
My husband and I are looking into building a home with Maronda in Palm Bay. I have read many complaints regarding their construction and curious what we could do while in the building process…
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Fri May 27, 2016
Kathleen Hard asked:
To find a place at Holiday Park near here. Her companion who is retired and has MSA is willing to move before this winter. They are living in north NY and prepared to sell a house real soon.
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Mon Apr 11, 2016
Dan Frey answered:
Not many options, if you have a large down payment 30%+ you may be able to find a private lender but the interest rates are very high, like 12% or higher. The other two options are cash or wait 2 years. ... more
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Thu Mar 3, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Your best option is "waiting" two years from the date your bankruptcy was discharged to purchase a home. While not the answer you may have wanted to hear; it is the truth.
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Fri Dec 11, 2015
Jacquie Yekmalian answered:
Hi Jeanine,
I would suggest google Palm Bay Realtor or go on Trulia and look for an agent in your area of choice.
The local Realtor will be able to search for exactly what you are looking for and give you current listings through the local MLS.

Good Luck

Jacquie Yekmalian
Lic. Real Estate Broker
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Mon Aug 24, 2015
Javier Montiel answered:
Have your agent create a Realtor profile. Once the profile is created they can manually input the listing.
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Sun May 31, 2015
Joe B asked:
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Tue May 26, 2015
Major Collins asked:
Looking for rental home or apartment, 3/2 but will settle for a 2/1. Have visited several times without success.
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Thu May 7, 2015
Caroline Witte asked:
i am looking for a home that the landlord would let me put a garden in or that I could do container gardening.
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Mon Apr 27, 2015
payrickwalsh asked:
Thu Apr 23, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
No one can see the area or home you are asking about...

Insurance - This question cannot be answered without knowing the previous owners and having their permission to divulge their personal information. Moving forward, you can find out what current rates would be by going to the listing and calling an insurance agent. With a few pieces of pertinent info, they can give you a quote by phone.

Crime - While on the listing, scroll down the page which should have neighborhood statistics. I think one of them "speaks" to crime.

Hope this helps! If not, your best bet is "always" to speak with a local agent.
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Wed Apr 22, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Read the paper or do an online search for news stories about such things. Chances are they exist, but are rare and not something you'll encounter without looking for them.
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