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Fri Apr 4, 2014
Mark Merrill answered:
47m with a SID balance or $1255, going through BK court for approval
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Leslie Hamilton answered:
This is a country club community that requires that each owner purchase a membership equity interest in the club. The cost at Hunters Run is approximately $39,000. In addition there are monthly HOA fees for the unit that you purchase if $408 per month. This is what provides you with landscaping maintenance and a number of other services .

I hope this was helpful and if I can be of any additional help please give me a call or email me.

Leslie Hamilton
Keller Williams Realty
Boynton Beach FL.
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Michael Doyle answered:
Jeanie: Yes, to the contrary, there is financing available for mfg homes in the desert. I have several excellent sources that I can steer you to.
What I need to know however, is the subdivisions you are looking at and are you open to any others? I really need to know what your parameters are for a purchase and if you are working with any realtor currently?
I have several nice places for you to consider, but, I need the above before I can recommend we look in these areas. But, bottom line is, financing is available with half way decent credit and above and a few other things.

Please let me know how I may assist you?

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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Ira Miller answered:
Please go to my website and click on "The Villages". There you will see a link called "Monthly Cost Of Living". This will give you the breakdown you are looking for. If you can't find it please email me at and I will send you the link.

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Sun Sep 8, 2013
David Pautler answered:
At this price it is a nice buy however have not been in it yet.

The home is still on the market it is a short sale. The P.O.A. Property Owners Association annual Fee is only $975.00. What are you looking for in a community in Bluffton ?

If you are looking for info on POA Fee's in Bluffton please visit my page on my site.

If I can answer any questions feel free to e-mail with your questions and enjoy view my site about Bluffton
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Sat Apr 13, 2013
My NC Homes Team answered:
Paying with cash rather than financing is always the least expensive way.
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Hector Gastelum answered:
Of course they do, First time buyers have a good chance if they have the right REALTOR and said REALTOR having the right offer and relationship. A serious buyer has to have all its ducks in a row:
-Letter of approval from the lender
-Proof of funds
-DU Results, Credit Report

Hector R. Gastelum
Realty Executives Dillon
REALTOR #01382940
efax 619-270-2516
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Sun Aug 4, 2013
Hermann Wiehls answered:
There is no exact time that I know of but you may want to consult an attorney to be on the safe side and know your rights.
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Susan Paerels answered:
Hi Janice, I'm in NJ and our HOA fees here are monthly. The monthly HOA charge should be included in the listing. If you don't see it, ask a local Realtor and I'm sure they will be able to help you. If it's a for sale by owner you can ask the owner of the condo or the condo association/management company.

Thank you,

Warm Regards,

Susan Paerels
Sr. Loan Originator
Mortgage Associates
36-42 Newark St. Suite 201
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
I've seen this many times:
Understand that Realtors do not give LEGAL advice, and you need to check with a Lawyer:
The Key is whether the actuall did file a LIEN on the House; the only way to be sure is to contact the Title Company: They should have a record of all Liens.
Most HOAs will not file a lien, because they know that it will be wiped out in a Foreclosure. As a private debt, they can sue you for everything up to another owner, (not the Bank,) taking possession.
And they will!

You will need a Lawyer, I repeat!
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Wed Sep 9, 2015
The Rodgers Brothers answered:
I agree with Ryan below. Naples is indeed paradise and it's the expansion part on our economy right now. Today is the Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda moment. Buy before I say "I told you so"

Jamie L. Rodgers
IBR Realty
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Susan Hofflander answered:
Hi, Nubrandon!
I just had a situation like this with clients who purchased a foreclosed property. No past due association fees were disclosed to us, even though we submitted the proper forms.

Since this was a foreclosure and it was a FNMA loan, the bank's practice was NOT to pay those fees. That is fairly common, that the banks do not pay the fees in arrears, though I'm sure there are exceptions.

So, generally, with the knowledge that there are past due fees in the amount of $5K, the bank would generally price the property accordingly to make up for the fact that the buyer is going to have to take that on when they close. I don't know if you got a great deal on the place or not, but that may be what the "compensation" is for having to shoulder the fees.

BUT, you're right, I will suggest you consult an attorney since there are other, more dire legal issues at play in this instance.

Good luck!
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
allan erps,ABR,SFR answered:
In my area they would be things like the inspection, Insurance premium, and any up front fees charged by a Mortgage Broker.
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Mon Jan 9, 2017
Tim Burroughs answered:
I'm not sure which subdivision you are referring to. If you could could clarify, I can answer your question better. Some subdivisions have annual rates, like the one I live in which charges $407 per year. In our case they cover the irrigation water. We have large amounts of common area to be mowed, watered and trimmed.

Other subdivision charge monthly, but they cover exterior maintenance of the home and yards.

HOA fees can be a good thing, if there is coverage for items to make the subdivision more desirable, thereby increasing the likelihood of the sale of your home in the future probable.

Some subdivisions also have community swimming pools.
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Tue Jan 21, 2014
Jim Mitchell answered:
Hello cnlmiller. Congratulations on working with a lender before you start searching for a home!

You've put yourself one step closer to purchasing and owning a home!

Some buyers want to immediately start looking for a home without knowing the exact amount of a new mortgage they can qualify for and end up getting disappointed when they finally do get around to talking to a lender. By doing this up-front, you can set realistic expectations and eliminate homes that are outside of your price range and focus only on the homes that you can afford. This saves a TON of time and ENERGY.

Back to your question...the biggest difference in these areas would simply be the location in relation to the rest of the Valley.

Maricopa is appx. 22 miles from Phoenix while the San Tan Valley/Queen Creek area is appx. 35 miles from Phoenix.

Both areas offer some shopping (Maricopa is a bit limited on retail but has some restaurants, supermarkets, etc) but the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area boasts a fairly new hospital called Banner Ironwood Medical Center that is minutes from most residential communities in that area. The nearest hospital to Maricopa would likely be in Chandler which is at least 20-25 minutes away.

Also, both areas offer newer communities/subdivisions (most being built after 1998) and newer schools.

As for transportation, getting in and out of both Maricopa and San Tan Valley/Queen Creek is a bit limited. HWY 347 is the best bet to travel to and from Maricopa. while US60 to Ironwood RD is the top option for driving from metro Phoenix/Mesa (and the rest of the Valley) to get into San Tan Valley/Queen Creek.

Any one that lives in either area will tell you...there WILL be traffic in the peak times (morning and evening). Expect some average to long delays during those times, but that's not much different than the rest of the Valley.

Homes in either area typically range from $110,000 to $160,000 for a single-family, 3bed/2bath/1500 sq-ft home in a subdivision of other similar homes. Of course, most of these communities also have a homeowner's association (HOA) which comes with certain rules that must be adhered to.

At this time, there are 336 homes listed as 'ACTIVE' on our MLS in Maricopa that are at least 3bedroom/2bathroom/1500 sq-ft. They range from $100,000 up to $789,000. Here's the link to those 336 homes:,12,1

The same search in San Tan Valley/Queen Creek pulls up 419 homes that are 'Active' ; they range from $105,000 up to $1,900,000.
Here's that link:,12,1

Here are some market statistics from Queen Creek:

And from San Tan Valley:

You can see that sales have increased since the first of the year while active listings have declined a bit. The Avg-Price-Sq/FT has also increased during that same time period.

Sales in Maricopa have also increased since JAN 1st as available inventory has declined. There's also been an increase in the Avg-Price-Sq/FT.

Here's the same market data for Maricopa:

I would also ask your lender to check the latest USDA map to ensure that ALL of Maricopa and San Tan Valley are still included in the USDA program. There has been talk of the program borders being 're-written' over the past few months; also have him/her check the availability of funds. I know they get depleted from time to time and it takes weeks or sometimes months for them to replenish the fund.

If for some reason you cannot utilize a USDA loan, there is a fantastic grant program for Pinal County that will grant you up to 3% of the purchase price to use toward an FHA down payment OR your closing costs. It's a grant and does NOT need to be repaid. I can send you information about this program if you like; there are income/credit and debt-ratio limits that must be adhered to, but the program is open to buyers who purchase ANY type of home (bank-owned/REO, short-sale, HUD or REGULAR sale).

Feel free to contact me directly with any questions you may have. I've worked in both areas extensively over the past four years and I'm quite familiar with the specific subdivisions and surrounding areas.

*Keep in mind...there is NO fee to use the services of a 'buyers agent' to assist you in finding a home. That fee (commission) is paid by the SELLER, not YOU, the BUYER. The only costs you'll incur are things such as: loan fees that your lender charges to process your loan, title-escrow fees at closing, inspection fees, HOA fees, etc.

Thanks for the question! You'll love Arizona and all it has to offer!

Jim Mitchell
Realty ONE Group
PH: 480.231.6769
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Fri Apr 19, 2013
Darrin Tinsley answered:
That money would go to the estate assuming there was actually any overage after everything was said and done. If the previous owner was subject to probate and a probate was never opened then what? I would like to see where this goes please keep me posted. ... more
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Nadine Mauro answered:
Hi Julia,

First thing you may want to know is that this community has a mandatory membership fee of about $50,000.

The maintenance fee is quoted at $1,347 per month.

If I can be of further service please contact me directly.

Nadine Mauro
Highlight Realty
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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Kassandra King answered:
There are no HOA fees here, this is an apartment complex.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Jon Zolsky answered:
Association Dues for Pelican Bay is $600 a year, but this is for the Master Association. There are 16 communities in Pelican Bay, and the arrangement is different between them and maintenance fee (association dues) are different. For the subdivision for Surfcooter, besides the Master Association fees, they also pay $750 a quarter, but the Association takes care of a lot of things.
If you check St. Anerews, their Association fee is minimal, but they do not include practically anything for the owners, so they would have to paint, change tile, etc on their own.
Call me 386-405-4408 if interested in Pelican Bay or any other place in the area
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Sun Sep 15, 2013
John Corten answered:
It depends on the size and location of the unit but generally speaking they are anywhere from about $275-360 per month. Right now it's a bit tricky to purchase there because of pending litigation but feel free to contact me for more information.

John Corten
Better Homes and Gardens | Mason-McDuffie Real Estate
2095 Rose Street, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94709
DRE # 01902004
efax 510.288.1399
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