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General Area in Port Richey : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Jul 4, 2011
Tammy Hayes answered:
Southwest Florida is in the Gulf Coast Region. The following cities are considered part of Southwest Florida: Bonita Springs, Naples, Cape Coral, Captiva, Desoto County, Estero, Englewood, Fort Myers, Marco, North Port, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Sanibel, Sarasota, and Venice.

Here you will find white sandy beaches, crystal blue warm waters, and light tropical breezes. This is such a beautiful area with many lifestyle choices. You will find it a wonderful place to live. The real estate market offers a variety of homes and condos which are unique to each city. There are properties from magnificent golf course luxurious estate homes along the high rises in the retirement communities.

Home prices are low, interest rates are low and there is no state income tax. Insurance rates are different depending on location. You can compare homeowner insurance rates by going to the following web site: Florida also offers a homestead exemption. Details can be found at

Some lifestyle activities are golfing, fishing, boating, biking, swimming, tennis, shelling, museums, art, shopping, music, sports, dining, parks, bird watching, and nightlife. There really is something for everyone. Because of our tropical Florida weather, there are events year round. If you would like more information about living in Southwest Florida contact a Realtor or Chamber of Commerce in your area of interest.
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Sun Jul 3, 2011
Steven Zimmerman answered:

Good morning. Would you be interested in a cash positive, long term tenant occupied, short sale home in New Port Richey ?

Steven Zimmerman Realtor
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Tue Dec 8, 2009
Michael J. Gallo answered:
Tracy, I agree with Beth. You will need to advertise yourself heavily to Realtors, Landlords, craigs list, trulia, zillow and Definitly Activerain.

I would be happy to pass the word around in my circle if you want to send me a promotional e-mail. ... more
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Mon Sep 22, 2008
Mott Marvin Kornicki answered:
Sun Aug 3, 2008
Gaile Waldhauser answered:
Hi! It was on the market last year for $219000. It was not sold, the listing expired.
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Sat Aug 2, 2008
Gaile Waldhauser answered:
Hi John,
May I ask why you need to know if 8535 Zane Lane is for sale? Are you looking for a 3/2 in New Port Richey, because there are many to choice from.
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Fri Jan 4, 2008
Paul B. Perez answered:
You must be trying to buy a house without using a REALTOR. Not a good idea. Your agent would have been able to explain this one to you.
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Sat Dec 29, 2007
Bridgette Kostek, REALTOR, Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish answered:
They have VERY (last 6-8 months) recently updated the flood maps for the state of Florida. What was not in a flood plain last year, may well be in one this year. Every great REALTOR tries to keep current with this type of information, but your absolute best bet is to consult an insurance professional in the Port Richey area. Any responsible REALTOR would advise you to do the same (we are not insurance experts). Best wishes! ... more
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Fri Nov 23, 2007
Lorraine Bennett answered:
Visit the Pasco County Property Appraiser's website:

You'll need to agree to their terms but once you do you can search their database. You can search by address or owner's name. FYI - I did a search on the address given and it appears that the heated square footage is 1698. ... more
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Fri Oct 19, 2007
Elizabeth Burr answered:
Research the Property Appraisors website and drop a note to the owner.
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Sun Sep 16, 2007
Scott Cotrell And Mathew Tobey answered:

This typically means that the community has restrictions and covenants that are designed to upkeep the overall appearance of the community. They were originally intended to help communities retain their values. Typical covenants may: restrictions on colors that can be painted on the exterior of a home, upkeep of yard, certain vehicles such as commercial trucks or broken down vehicles from being parked on the premises, etc.

Fees are typically required to help upkeep common areas, lawn care, escrows for Home Owner's Associations etc. These can vary greatly depending on the size of the community, the number of residences, and ammenities the Association is in charge of taking care of.

Hope this helps!
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Wed Jul 25, 2007
Loretta Buckner answered:
Still for sale, for 153 days, listed at $214,900. Bear Creek is a nice area.
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Tue Jul 3, 2007
Keith Houtz answered:
It is currently not listed and they tried to sell this @ $219K for over 18 months and never moved down on the price. I do not think that they are serious and the asking price is too high for the area. I can help you search, if interested. ... more
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