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Investment Properties in Tampa : Real Estate Advice

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Mausi, Home Buyer in Sarasota, FL
Sun Nov 6, 2016
Mausi asked:
Where in the northern east coast is the best where on the northern east coast of Florida is the bestplace to buy and rent out a vacation home/condo?
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Doug. Hibbing, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Sat Oct 22, 2016
Doug. Hibbing answered:
USE an HEL all day long. You can use it for major purchases without any hits on your credit. If your cashflow is good then pay it down until you need t again. Much more flexibility than a mortgage. ... more
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Mrpla10, Renter in Hialeah, FL
Tue Jul 12, 2016
Mrpla10 asked:
I'm Interested in investing in multifamily investment properties
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alexandre, Home Buyer in Clearwater, FL
Mon May 16, 2016
alexandre asked:
In Florida, is it true that after the first year rental, it goes automatically to a month to month contract? Stated by law!
Can I ask the tenant to sign for a new year contract?
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Geminik, Renter in 34606
Tue Apr 12, 2016
Geminik asked:
I have lived in a USDA loan property for 5 years. I am getting married soon and want to move in with my spouse. We want to rent my home out, as it is not big enough for a family. I was looking…
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Janet Montano, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Thu Jun 18, 2015
Janet Montano answered:
Hi Alex,
I just saw your question. Are you still looking for some properties?
Janet Montano
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Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Thu Apr 30, 2015
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
You can try some local attorneys as well as the title companies. There will be factors involved that you aren't describing. I'd try Consumer Title. If you want to speak to a few attorneys that do closings, and offer the title insurance, just let me know. I've got quite a few that I work with. ... more
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Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Thu Apr 30, 2015
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
I have a number of well respected attorneys that can help you here in the Tampa area. I can't quote their fees though, because I don't know them . if you'd like to contact me directly, I send a list to you and you could call them to find out. All are good, and if it's filling out paperwork, I can't imagine it's expensive at all. ... more
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Owner sells, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
Mon Dec 1, 2014
Owner sells answered:
It is possible to find however they don't come up often, in this area. Your best bet is to be patent and work with an agent who can scout the area and report back quickly for you when they do come open. ... more
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Dena Karlin, Real Estate Pro in Deerfield Beach, FL
Tue Nov 18, 2014
Dena Karlin answered:
Hello Shomari,

An "Acquisition Fee" is an amount charged to compensate for expenses incurred in arranging a lease. These types of fees typically include charges and commissions paid for the acquisition or purchase of property, such as closing costs, real estate commission, and development/construction fees. The amount can be paid up front or added to the loan amount and paid over the term of the loan.

Please let me know if you have any further questions I can help answer for you :)
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Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Tue Oct 28, 2014
Alma Kee answered:
If you're looking in the under $70k price range you may have to offer a cash incentive to get a Realtor's attention.

HUD is pretty strict on acceptable price guidelines so if you're thinking you can get a "steal" on a HUD then you may be spinning your wheels.

Also if you're not buying with ALL CASH and under $75k then there are even fewer Realtors willing to donate their time. Find a newbie that wants to practice on you.

I would image EVERY full time realtor works for a broker that is authorized to submit HUD bids.

Good luck!
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Stephanie Ad…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Thu Oct 9, 2014
Stephanie Adams answered:
I would recommend Robert Vanpamelen
He handles various rental properties and listing specifically in the St. Pete/Tampa area near the beach. If you happen to need any assistance with financing please let me know I would be more than Happy to assist.

Warm Regards,

Stephanie Adams
Senior Loan Officer NMLS # 1001484
1511 N. Westshore Blvd. Suite 260
Tampa, FL 33607
Direct (813) 377-2226 Fax (813) 377-4071
Mobile (678) 296-2488
8813Stephanie Adams, ADB, MIBA
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Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Thu Oct 2, 2014
Lynn Brock answered:
Bryan, There are homes at this price point, however, it would be best for you to personally evaluate if the home works for you.

Typically investors buy homes as rentals using a rule of thumb if they would live in the property themselves.

Best regards,

Lynn Brock
Brock Realty Inc.
Visit where you can sign up for a FREE account which allows you to search the MLS in real time and receive morning reports on new listings, current pendings and recent solds.
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Mike Slatton, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
Tue Sep 30, 2014
Mike Slatton answered:

If you haven't checked out our list of Tampa investment properties, do so here -

We have about 45 houses, ranging in price from $34k and up, from Tampa to Clearwater and St. Pete.

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Mike Slatton, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
Fri Sep 19, 2014
Mike Slatton answered:
Hire a property manager.

The fun of being a landlord lasts about 1 minutes, and ends before the first lease is ever signed. We use Palm Island Property Management - . They manage houses all over St. Pete, Clearwater and Tampa. Call Jessica at (813) 321-0166. ... more
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Terry McCarl…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Fri Sep 5, 2014
Terry McCarley answered:
Monique Hols…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Monique Holston Greene answered:
If You Haven't Found Anything Yet, Give Me A Call. Know Several Areas In The Tampa Bay Area That Is Prime For Flipping.
Monique 813-922-5993
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Scott Otis, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Wed May 21, 2014
Scott Otis answered:
Hi Reidmike23,

The best way to find the best invesments/flips are deals you find that are not on the market. It takes work, but networking your way around town abolutely helps you connect and find those special deals.

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