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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Diane Grinnell answered:
Are you on which puts you into, zillow , etc?
There is often many "behind the scene " things done. Ask your realtor what all has been done and how many web sites your listing is on. ... more
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Fri Apr 19, 2013
Meg Sahdala answered:
Dear Amanda,

You need a realtor to represent you in order to negotiate the best deal and guide you through the transaction, financing, inspections, closing etc.
Please contact me directly at or call me at 305.877.2880 I will be happy to present an offer on your behalf. Please note that all services for buyers and renters are free of charge.

I hope to hear from you soon!
Meg Sahdala
Vivienda Realty

Tel: 305.877.2880
Fax: 305.675.3976
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Mon Mar 11, 2013
Meg Sahdala answered:
Closing is the last step of your real estate transaction. If everything goes well the following things should occur during the closing:

- A home’s title (and the keys) are transferred from seller to buyer.
- The proceeds of the sale are distributed to the seller.
- If the home is financed, the buyers sign the mortgage note.
- The buyer and/or seller pay other fees such as real estate commissions, title insurance, and pro-rated property taxes.

If you need any assistance locating the property I would be happy to help you. Please note all the services to buyers are free. Contact me at or call me at 305.877.2880

Meg Sahdala
Vivienda Realty

Tel: 305.877.2880
Fax: 305.675.3976
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Katie Sweet answered:
That is a hard one to pin down as each house varies but the price range you give is a good estimate. It could be more or less depending on a variety of issues. A few of which I have listed below.

1. Location of the house. HOA fees, taxes and utilities could vary depending on the subdivision, city, and county.
2. The age of the home and the maintenace it has had to date. An older home typically have more repairs needed but if it has been well maintained these could be fewer.
3. How you or your management company manage the home. There are numerous ways to reduce expenses with preventative maintenance.

The big keys to offsetting the cost of any vacation of is bookings and a good management company who takes pride in the condition and appearance of your home. Also as the owner you need to be proactive for getting bookings and keeping your property up to date.

Let me know if you have any other questions as this is just the tip of the iceburg.

Thank you,

Katie Sweet, Realtor
Watson Realty Corp
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Sun Mar 31, 2013
Baruch Rosenberg answered:
Hi, That's a great question. It all depends on your goals and the outcome you are looking for. It will be based on your current competing available listings, current pending sales and what has sold most recently and how they compare to your home. If you'd like to get an idea for your specific zip code visit


Baruch Rosenberg
Keller Williams Realty
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Terri Vellios answered:
You are correct. It is criminal. It is spammers and scammers doing it. Until the web "police" find a way to weed them out you are going to continue to see these types of offer attempting to take advantage of the uninformed and innocent. ... more
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Tue Feb 19, 2013
Gia Palacio answered:
Once the property is sold to the new owner. It is his property including what is in the home. If you were still in possession of the home, illegally, then he would have been in his rights to call the police on you for trespassing or worse evict you. ... more
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Thu Feb 14, 2013
Andre Shambley answered:
Check out You can learn everything you want to know on

If you need to speak with a real estate agent give us a call.

Andre Shambley
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Sun Sep 17, 2017
Claire-Anne Aikman answered:
I find them entertaining. I know of a one person that ever did this - a friends neighbor. They bought the home but the sellers were desperate and sold it for below market value. I guess it all depends on level of motivation ... more
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Fri Feb 15, 2013
Jennifer M Hess answered:
Do not send this person ANY money. This certainly sounds like a classic scam, and unless if you want to go into researching it to the core, I would drop this place and move on. Don't waste your time and money. It's always important to feel 100% comfortable with your transactions. If your instincts tell you that something is fishy, (particularly when they are asking you to wire money) it probably is. I wish you the best of luck with your search!

Jennifer Hess
HB Roswell Realty
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Tue May 7, 2013
Ann Ryan answered:
John, I know you are looking for Boca, but there's a lot of exciting new construction here in Doral in that price range.
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Tue May 14, 2013
Teresa M. Fellows answered:
Hi Patty,

I'm sure you will get may opinions from well intentioned people on their personal preferences. In Sarasota, there are many, many condo complexes that might fit the bill. If you are not currently working with an agent, I strongly recommend that you find one to help guide you through all the pros and cons of every condo complex on the bay in Sarasota that accepts small dogs. It's a long learning curve and only you, can decide in the end what makes the best fit. An agent would need to ask you many questions before making suggestions and forming opinions. In most cases, the newer condo complexes will have the most up to date building codes thus reducing noise between units, but newer construction tends to come with higher price tags. Wether it's me or someone else, please engage the services of an experienced agent who is located in the area of interest to help you.

My best,

Teresa M. Fellows
ERA Waterside Realty
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
Tamika Moses answered:
Hi ,

I may have some properties for you. The market continues to go up on a daily basis. I receive a lot of properties that are not listed on the MLS, and ca be bought at reasonable prices. I work wit a lot of investors, so if you are looking for reasonably priced investment properties you can contact me and I can put you on my mailer list of avaliable properties, that are wonderful income producing properties. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,
Tamika Moses
Keller Williams Realty Partners SW
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Sun Feb 17, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
It will depend on how far along it is. in non-judicial sattes foreclsoure can be completed start to stop in under 2 months, It will depend on your state laws regarding tenant protections as how long they have to give you a notice to vacate. Not all states mandate the notify you there is a foreclosure even taking place. Once teh foreclsoure is finishedm, whoever the property is assigned to will contact you. At that time you can ask for "cash for keys" where they pay you to reloacte within a specified amount of time where you voluntarily leave instead of go though eviction which give syou relocating money. it is negiotiable so negotiate for a little more. ... more
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Wed Apr 8, 2015
Ron Thomas answered:
Assuming that you have moved out;
You give the keys to your Listing Agent and let him worry about the Keys.
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Dwight Bailey answered:
Ormond Beach is a great place to live.
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Hickory & Donna Delegal answered:
There are fantastic opportunities for investors here in Jacksonville.Be SURE to work with real estate agents who have successfully owned /own investment property.There are KEYS to success in any need to know and understand where to buy, what to improve, people to assist you with finance as well as repairs and/or improvements. Even if you are familiar with the area......remember.....this is a need a plan of need to educate yourself by working with real estate agents who want you to succeed....not just someone who wants to sell you a "pig in a poke"! Contact Hickory (904) 463-5664 or donna (904) 732-7225 for expert, experienced assistance. Good luck!!! ... more
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Fri May 24, 2013
Shanna Rogers answered:
Hi Jacedionne,

Get pre-approved for your loan (unless you're paying all cash) - so you know what properties you should look at for purchase. And, hire a Realtor to assist you - unless you know all the Real Estate laws in your state. The seller usually pays all the commission - for both the listing agent and the selling agent (buyer's agent).

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
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Thu Aug 7, 2014
Hillary Moffitt answered:
You absolutely need to find a good realtor before you become serious about home searching. SInce interest rates are low there are a lot of buyers out there wanting to buy! Also inventory of homes for sale has been at very low levels so you need to be ready to buy/put in offers so that if a house comes on the market you are ready to make an offer. I personally love my jobs as a realtor and the best reward for me in it is to find the homes for y clients. There is nothing like the feeling of being able to hand them the keys to their new home. My clients come first and foremost. I would love to meet with you or talk to you further to tell you more about myself and how I work with clients and the steps you need to take to get an offer accepted in this challenging market place. Also just to note prices have steadily increase over the past few months, so if that continues, delaying your search will cost you more money as home prices increase. Trulia is a great source to look at homes, however in this market where homes are moving so quickly you really need to work with a realtor who has access to the most up to date status of the home and whether its still an active listing or already in pending. Trulia will show you homes that may not necessarily still be on the market as it changes so rapidly.

"Your Satisfaction is my Success" is my motto!
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