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Villages of Palm Beach Lakes : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Apr 29, 2016
Kelly Reilly answered:
That property was sold on 3/24/16. I would be happy to help you find something else.
Kelly Reilly
Realtyka llC
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Wed Jul 22, 2015
Ashley Chase answered:

The HOA fee for this property ? It would be nice if HOA fee's were posted along with property info .. :) ... more
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Fri Nov 14, 2014
Katie Ingram answered:
Hi Jodi~

Palm Beach County offers a number of seasonal rental options. Our winter months are slightly different than yours! What is your budget and when are you planning to visit your parents?

Katie Ingram, Realtor®, CDPE, CFA
Keller Williams Realty of the Palm Beaches
Direct: 561.389.7863
katie@katieingram /
* Serving Buyers & Sellers in South Florida since 1999
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Mary Ngati answered: or call for a list of new construction 561-863-5546
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Katie Ingram answered:
Hi Julissa,

It really depends on who is renting the property. Some private owners may be more lax about your credit score if you can provide bank statements and/or pay check stubs. However, if an HOA has to approve your application, your credit score may be more heavily weighted. Every property is different.

Katie Ingram, Realtor®, CDPE, CFA
Keller Williams Realty
561.389.7863 /
* Serving Buyers & Sellers in South Florida since 1999
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Mon Jan 6, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
Ah Maranda,
There are many reasons, some caused by the situation, some reflect a temporary status while others are strategic. Each has a purpose.
The occurrence of the purpose not being in alignment with your purpose matters not a whit. If a home is suitable for investors ONLY, the best way to keep out those who will never buyer is to create superficial barriers. The real buyers see beyond the 'DIRTY PLACE' and will make their offer based on the value they DO see below the grit and grim. This screening process IS effective and saves EVERYONE time and money. The right buyer will not waste their breath or mine asking how old is the HVAC or when the roof was replaced. DIRTY means do your homework and know what you are doing.
Those wanting to buy the pretty stuff...well there are lots of that out their also...usually already sold if your trolling Trulia or Zillow.
That is what's so great about real estate. There is rarely only one way to get the job done. If you do not know the outcome being sought, you really can't judge if it's right or wrong. But you can observe if its dirty....then You should THANK the agent for saving you a trip.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
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Wed Oct 16, 2013
marc jablon answered:
Auction properties often have some fix-up problems attached to them, so it is a very good idea to inspect such properties thoroughly before bidding.

Short sales may or may not save you money; however, they move off the market quickly if they're appealing, so it's a good idea to take a look at them as soon as they hit the market.

What you may find, in terms of short sales and auction properties, is that they may --or may not -- save you money on the purchase.

Short sales typically take a very long time and sell fairly close to market price. That's because banks have become much better at determining home values. Also, because there is a shortage of home inventory, banks have learned that they do not necessarily need to discount short sales.

Short sales mean the seller is short of cash and is unable to pay the mortgage, but these homes do not sell at large discounts.

Auction properties may sell at discounts, but they may also sell at inflated rates because of the excitement that the atmosphere creates.

You may find that dealing with an owner who controls his or her property is equally worthwhile.

Marc Jablon, the Jablon Team
Re/Max Complete Solutions
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Mon Aug 26, 2013
Sandra Gold answered:
Dear Jean,

Contact me for a list of homes available meeting your wishlist.


Sandra Gold - Realtor
Keller Williams
561-860-3321 ... more
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Sat Feb 16, 2013
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Sat Aug 4, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Possibly you could pull yourself away from your computer and try walking yourself:
It might accomplish several things.
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Diana De Paola Nardy answered:
Good morning. West Palm Beach like any other city is a place that demands you pay attention to your surroundings. Across the street is a big supermarket, restuarants and shops so its a busy area. You can always check the crime reports in any area to find your comfort zone. ... more
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Diana De Paola Nardy answered:
By the way .... why are you leaving Palm Springs I love it used to go there often when I lived in Laguna Beach. Diana
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Sat Jul 28, 2012
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Marsha Mayer answered:
I am a full-time professional Realtor and I lived in the Village of Palm Beach Lakes a while back. I am familiar with the communities there from $23,900 government owned FHA condos to million dollar homes and I would be pleased to assist you in finding a quality 'deal' priced property.

Please feel free to contact me for assistance in purchasing.

Marsha Montoya Mayer- Realtor
Paradise Properties of Florida, Inc website:
Email: Direct Cell: 561-329-0428
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Tom Priester answered:

The rental market in The Sterling, like in many Palm Beach County developments is very strong and you should have no problem finding a tenant. In fact over the past 90 days there have been five 2 bedroom units rented at prices ranging from $900 to $995 and you should expect to find a tenant in that price range. As of today there are only two 2 bedroom units available and both are being offered as furnished only.

If your unit is in rentable condition you should have a quality tenant in place in no time. In this market you should be able to get first and last months rent as well as a security deposit. Make sure you run a credit check and have an application filled out and check references. If you need someone to market your property please feel free to contact me as I would be very happy to be of service.

I hope this information is helpful but if you need anything additional please do not hesitate to give me a call.

Always at Your Service,

Tom Priester e-PRO
"Results Driven Real Estate"

Keller Williams Realty
561 308-0175
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Bob Brubaker answered:
My Time- In looking over your prospects for an" FHA Loan "you might want to look at.
what is really behind products branded as such. Different lenders have
different standards and requirements for their FHA " insured " Loan Product.
In theory FHA can insure Loans to borrowers with considerably less than 600. FHA
criteria for the issuance of their insurance is not "credit score driven" They allow
a number of compensating factors to be considerered in evaluating "credit worthyness".
Credit Score issues surface with individual lender's company "overlays".
In selecting a lender make sure they are approved to originate FHA Loans and have
the underwriting experience and willingness to lend effectively with added flexibility.
The lender you are looking for will want to examine a number of factors in addition
to a credit score to support your application. Get an "approved lender " they can
they can help! Ssee what FHA says too! at Much success!

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Mon Feb 27, 2012
Annette Levinson answered:
Go to your local non profit housing group for credit counseling. The counselor will go over your credit report with you. They will tell you what you are doing wrong and what you should be doing. Listen to them and when your score is 640+ you can think of buying. ... more
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Fri Jan 6, 2012
Diana De Paola Nardy answered:
I would be delighted to help you find an available condo in this area (Village Blvd). As a 40+ year resident of the area I can assist all your needs and negotiate the best price for you. Please call me (561-371-334) or visit our website at
Kind regards,
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Thu May 19, 2011
Myrna Hernandez answered:
Hello Suna:

I am a property Manger as well as a Real Estate Agent. I have a very nice unit in the area of downtown Lake Worth for $ 900.00 per month and water included. The builidng has private parking, The area is great. just walk out of the building and you will have resturantes, shops. art gallery and a very active night life.

Myna Hernandez
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