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Tue Apr 16, 2013
John Bourassa answered:
Hi Angielee,

Anything in close walk to any beaches in the entire country is always a good to a best neighborhood to be in for they are by far the #1 locations every one wants (or, at least, dreams to one day live on a beach). Remember the old saying: "Location, location, location!).

That being said, if your husband is to work in Fort Lauderdale, then, Fort Lauderdale's "east-side" (along the beach) will be where to look (if your husband will work north Fort Lauderdale, then you can also consider south Pompano Beach, and so on). But, if you don't mind long commuting drives, then, Delray Beach (about 25 miles away) or South Beach (also 25 miles away) are also great areas to live.

However, Fort Lauderdale is really a small town with a big, BIG attitude loaded with tons of civic activities, theaters, zillion of restaurants, exciting night life, GREAT SCHOOLD (public or private) and a huge International Airport only 15 minutes drive to. If you get bored living in Fort Lauderdale, don't blame Ft Lauderdale ;-)

For your budget of "...up to $2,000/month..." it should not be difficult to get you in a condo (not a house) within a short walking distance to the beach on a yearly lease. If you want a house, you will need to be in-land within 10-15 minutes drive to the beach.

Welcome to Fort Lauderdale!
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Sloan Yorek answered:
I'd recommend speaking with DeAnna Morgan with Benchmark, she can probably work with this... 817-944-8094 or DeAnna.Morgan@benchmark.us
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
Ray Akers answered:
A quick check of the NWMLS database shows that there are 71 properties in Seattle priced at $150,000, or less. Even with the soaring real estate market there are investment properties --in your price range-- available in almost every neighborhood in the city.

In terms of appreciation, your best bet is usually a single-family home. A condo in a convenient location is also worth considering, but there may be rental restrictions associated with a condo which are imposed by the condominium Homeowner's Association. You don't have to worry about that with single-family homes.

You're likely to get more for your money in SE Seattle or SW Seattle, but you're not limited to the southend of the city. Start by choosing a neighborhood with good schools and easy access to public transit. From there, it comes down to personal preference, location, price, etc. Good luck with your search.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
David Whiteside answered:
Contact me with requirement as to size,price and area of interest and will forward anything I find to you, when you see something that interest you we can go look. Houses that include shop will mostly be on the out skirts of town and a "Bundle" house and shop could be the way to go factoring all expenses.
David
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Wed May 1, 2013
Steve Mikrut answered:
Hi Danny, It's totally possible to find what you are looking for. I'd be happy to help if needed.

Steve
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Michael Lueck answered:
There are allot of things to go over with you as a first time home buyer, when you have a chance please feel free to call me and I will be happy to talk to you about it. 928-542-1601
Thank You,
Mike
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Thu May 5, 2016
Jim Olive answered:
I can't think of anyone better than my Real Estate licensing course instructor...Tony Macaluso. Give him a call, he's a legend, and I can't imagine anyone with more experience!! 561-301-2171 ... more
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Fri Aug 16, 2013
The Medford Team answered:
Overbidding is everywhere in the current Bay Area:

2 posts to read:

Current Bay Area Market NOT A Bubble: Top 5 Buyer Recommendations
http://bit.ly/1460Yzt

Tough Year Ahead: Top 10 Issues Facing Bay Area Buyers
http://bit.ly/W6J2zc

Like many Alameda County Realtors, I spend time almost every day writing offers. Each offer represents a client’s hopes, dreams and aspirations and, in many cases, their frustrations as offer after offer meets with rejection. While it’s true that we ARE getting offers accepted, when you have one property and thirty hopefuls, at the end of the day, only one gets the keys. The remaining twenty-nine go off to the succeeding round of open houses hoping to get lucky the next go-round. While some buyers may fade away in defeat, others join in the dance bringing new energy and hope to the melee.

While house after house comes on the market only to disappear just a few days later, one constant remains: multiple offers. It’s been so long since we’ve experienced a “normal market in the Bay Area – either we have a down market with multiple houses and one offer … or today’s red-hot market with one house receiving multiple offers. The trick is to figure out what type of market you are currently in and leverage that market to your advantage.

Since we’re currently in a seller’s market and multiple offers are a given, it’s important to understand the existing market metrics. In a recent meeting with Central County agents, Carole Rodoni,* President of Bamboo Consulting, outlined the following guidelines:

List Price Price per offer submitted
$200,000-$400,000: increase of $2,500-$5,000 for every offer including yours
$400,000-$800,000: increase of $7,500-$10,000 for every offer including yours
$800,000-$2,000,000: increase of $12,000-$15,000 for every offer including yours
$2,000,000 and above: increase of $20,000-$25,000 for every offer including yours

While it’s obvious that there are no absolutes here – every home receiving offers is different based on condition, amenities, location and a number of other factors – these formulas at least provide a framework with which to begin. The fundamental key is determining whether or not any give property’s list price is realistic – if it’s low, you have to adjust upwards; high, you tweak it down. Another key is trying to get feedback from the listing agent as to how many offers are either already in hand or anticipated.

Thinking of simply writing an offer at list price? Your chances in the current market closely resemble those of a snowball in a very hot place … it may look pretty for a few seconds, but will quickly disappear in a burst of steam.

*Carole Rodoni was formerly President of Fox and Carskadon Real Estate, Chief Operating Officer of Cornish and Carey Real Estate, and President of Alain Pinel Realtors.
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Fri May 24, 2013
Kevin Sechelski answered:
Hey Abby,

Are you looking to Rent or Buy? There are lots of great Subdivisions in the NW West part of town! I grew up out there and do a lot of my Business out that way. When are you looking to move?

Feel free to contact me and I will send over a list of questions to try and help you out. Then I can send you direct links to properties based on the information you provide me.

Talk Soon,

Kevin Sechelski

Realtor

832.545.5503

Contact@HouseHuntingHouston.com

www.HouseHuntingHouston.com
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Yesterday at 8:17am
Joe Roman answered:
Hello Miz Repped;

I cannot give you an exact time frame as to how long it would take to increase your credit score, but I do know that a mortgage broker can run your score free of charge provided you eventually work with that broker. The score include all three bureaus which will indicate what steps you'll need to take in order to raise your score to 680 asap. You can also to credit.com and pay a fee and run your score yourself and determine what you need to do. That choice is yours! If you need to be in contact with a good mortgage broker that can help you get a home through various low down payment programs, call me @ 954-557-3416 and I'll be glad to give you his contact info.

Sincerely;
Joe Roman
ERA Herman Group Real Estate
josephwroman@gmail.com
www.realestateinsouthfla.com
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Lucid Realty Team answered:
This area is super hot right now. I live just a few blocks west of here (almost bought east of Ashland) and they are tearing down everything and building new. I also really like the newest finishes and apparently everyone else does also because it sells quickly. There are some great properties available and we love the neighborhood.

Although this pertains to East Village, just west of Ashland, it's interesting to note just how much new construction is happening in the area: http://www.chicagonow.com/getting-real/2012/07/chicagos-east-village-a-mecca-for-new-construction-homes/
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
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Thu Jul 18, 2013
Jesus Soto answered:
Hello from the states! I've done this many times for clients overseas and across borders. I have dedicated resources and procedures to get this done and have helped both civilian and military.

Please email me if you would like to get started right away.

V/R,
Jesus Soto
2108436053
Exit Realty Partners II
Email: jesus@930exit.com
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Thu Jul 3, 2014
Diana Sibrel answered:
According to Bing maps it says it is 40 minutes from the center of downtown to the center of the town of White Bluff. However it depends on which side of Nashville and to where in White Bluff you are going. I would say it is closer to 45 minutes due to the fact that you have to take back roads. If you took the hwy it would take longer, again depending on starting and ending point. ... more
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Mon May 6, 2013
Susan J Penn, PA,SFR,CDPE answered:
Plantation Florida was mainly built in the 1970's and 1980's. Hawks Landing is one of the new home communities although the homes are from the $600,000's to the millions. Artesia is a newer town home/ condo community close to Plantation where prices are in the high $200,000's to the $300,000.00's. You may need to select a few cities to meet your request.

You are able to find a condo/townhome although the year will more than likely be older than 6 to 7 years old.

Susan Penn, PA, SFR, CDPE http://about.me/HomesForSale_SusanJPennPA
EWM Realtors® | A HomeServices of America Company | An Affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway
2000 Main Street, Suite 103 | Weston, FL 33326
T: 954.306.7337 | C: 954.557.5993 | F: 954.515.0200 | penn.s@ewm.com | www.ewm.com
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Randy Mulsow answered:
You can start by looking at my website www.randymulsow.com and see if there are any homes that interest you. All the homes on the Lubbock Multiple Listing Service can be viewed there. But the best advice is to select a realtor and meet with him or her and discuss your needs. Getting pre-qualified for a loan so that you know the price range to look is also key to efficiently finding the right home for you.

Randy
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Mon Sep 8, 2014
Barry Shapiro answered:
There are 17 rentals currently available that fit your criteria. They range from $2,500-$10,000./month. When you are ready, we can set you up on your own personalized web-based portal, so you will be notified as soon as a new listing comes on the market. ... more
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Wed May 8, 2013
Ector Olivares answered:
The city is still working out its debt issues and being allowed to declare bankruptcy will help in righting the ship. As far as the housing market, now is an excellent time to buy. Low interest rates and affordable housing make it a great time to buy. Weston Ranch is an area that your dollars can go a long way.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give me a call.
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Mon Sep 1, 2014
zimmer8 answered:
My daughter has a historic home for sale 4766 E Sand Run Rd, W College Corner, IN 47003. RE/Max has it listed. It is in the country & has 4 Ac. Brian Bauman is the listing agent out of Brookville. ... more
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
They are not decreased.
If the HOA prohibits the parking of cars in the driveway, these comunities will exhibit higher values as a community.

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