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Sun Apr 30, 2017
Sherri Teten asked:
The address is 7109 Sportsmans Drive, N Lauderdale FL 33068. When I put it on Zillow it said my rental ad would be also be on Trulia and Craigslist. However on Trulia when you put in…
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Tue Sep 6, 2016
John Burke answered:
Hi Dlforde,

Yes 10% down is required by FHA if your credit score is under 580.
No, 10% will not be your interest rate but your rate will be higher than average because of your credit score.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking the link below my phone number.

Please feel free to contact me for more information or help.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016
Alysse Musgrave answered:
I wrote a best selling book on the subject; you can read it free on Amazon Prime. When you're ready, be sure to hire an Exclusive Buyer Agent to represent you. EBAs represent homebuyers only so there is no conflict of interest to jeopardize your negotiating position. Visit for a referral.

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Wed Mar 23, 2016
Nctfl15 asked:
mean time the city is suing me alleging abandoned house and the outgrown lawn. Does the bank who is foreclosing should care for the property? if the city file a lien on the property will…
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Fri Jul 26, 2013
Patricia Dieudonne answered:

do you mean you are looking for a rental from an owner? If so I would be glad to help you find a rental.

Contact me directly at 954.608.4627 so I can assist you further, or email me at ... more
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Tue Feb 19, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
Once the foreclsoure is final and they close on the home and teh deed is recorded they become the new owner. if you are living there they can not enter the property or touch your things. They must go through the eviction process. if you are not living in the home and the home is vacant, many states allow the new owner to enter and secure the property. If personal property is found, they must abide by state law. In NH for instance if there is more than $300 in value, it must be helf for 30 days, the property posted with a notice of such and you have 30 days to pick up your items or they are disposed of. They can not just throw out your items. You should check with an attorney at once, If you are lliving there and they entered the home call the police and report teh break in. if you were not living there that was teh mistake and teh property is considered abandoned. You may be able to recover damages if you can prove what was there and its value, seek the lawyers advice for legal matters and recovery. Do not wait though as there is time contraints ... more
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Yanoska Diaz answered:
When you say ALL your personal belongings, what do mean? was the house fully furnished? or was it just a few things of little value left behind?
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Sandy Mushinski answered:
I am so sorry to hear about this...I'm assuming that the house was sold at sheriff's sale, the sale was confirmed, and the sheriff evicted you or the tenants. I find it hard to believe you would have had no notice. This is a long process and you should have received a whole lot of paperwork over several months. If all of this has taken place, then you likely have no rights to your property. I would suggest contacting the sheriff or the new owner to see if they will allow you to go get your stuff. Outside of their permission, you're out of luck. ... more
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Mon Oct 1, 2012
Erin Gargan answered:
Hi Travis,

My name is Erin, and I work for If you have any questions outside of this conversation that you would like to discuss with us, we are happy to help you with our auction process and make sure that your experience with us is as smooth as possible. Peter Chevalier is our Director of Customer Service and you can email him directly at

Thanks and good luck!
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Wed Sep 19, 2012
Meir Aloni answered:
It depends on numerous factors and things may change at any time:(
Best thing is to communicate with your lender and try to reach an agreement that both parties can live with....
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Wed Sep 19, 2012
Meir Aloni answered:
You should talk to more than one lender, BUT, do not allow all of them to run your credit (this will cause your score to go down:(, just give them a copy of your credit report (you may get one, once per year, free of charge, from the three credit scoring agencies).
Personally, I always preferred to work with a mortgage company vs. banks: try calling your bank loan officer after hours/ addition, any bank will have their own, limited, "menu" of mortgages to offer; however, a loan officer will shop within the state and out of state, among 80 different lenders and up, for the best terms to fit YOUR needs...
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Wed Sep 19, 2012
Meir Aloni answered:
With the inventory as low as it is nowadays, most likely the REO (Real Estate Owned = Foreclosures)
will sell at above asking price. Bedside, the banks will list at market value price ( based on a professional appraisal) anyway.
Best advice I can give you: make your HIGHEST & BEST offer with the largest escrow funds you can from the get go; this way, if you lose out to a higher offer you will need kick yourself, because had you know, you were willing to pay the higher price.......
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Mon Jan 9, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
We do not have an address or property to refer to ..... but since we are connecting since you have a lot of
requirements, pet friendly, pool etc. What you need to do is connect with a local Realtor in your area in Florida, to assist you, do not do this on your own.... Buying a property requires a lot of considerations, financial ones
and comfort ones a Realtor on your side would be the very BEST solution for you. If you need recommendations get back to us, we all have partner agents just about everywhere in the US....

And you need to know the price range of what you intend to buy, size type etc. etc.

Good Luck to you!
Edith YourRealtor4Life and Chicago and Northern Illinois / North Shore Expert
Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients, Buyers, Sellers and Investors alike....
Edith Always goes the X-tra Mile with a Smile for her clients!
To get to know Edith a bit better and to find out how a Realtor's experience, market expertise and various services offered can make the home sale or purchase a pleasant experience go to
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Sun Oct 16, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
For an accurate picture of costs, ask your agent or closing/title company the question; since you're purchasing in cash, costs will amount to less; one can expect title fees, attorney fees if applicable, any hoa fees, homeowners insurance, pro-rated costs, recording fees, appraisal fee, etc. ... more
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Tue Sep 27, 2011
David Campbell /Broker Owner answered:
Hello Jacqueline,

Unfortunately your question is too vague. We would need additional details about the specific community you are referring to. As a professional we are not allowd by law to give our opinion on the "Safety of a community". We can however provide you with statistical fact that would allow you to make an educated conclusion.

To discuss your needs further please feel free to call out office 954-374-8342 to speak to a professional in the area you are looking in.

A helpful site we use a lot is to determine area demographics.

I hope this helps a little and we look forward to working with you.


David Campbell
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Sun Jul 17, 2011
Juli Frederick asked:
I'm a mother , me and my husband together currently make 40 thousand a year which is considered low income. We live in Fortlauderdale florida and have not been getting the fair hand…
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Mon Jan 19, 2009
Henri answered:
would people stop saying call the police dept. either you have the info or not. when we hear that it seems that there is a high rate of break in.

if you want to answer just give numbers.

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