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Denny Elmes, Real Estate Pro in Sun City, AZ
Mon Dec 7, 2015
Denny Elmes answered:
Hello donjac in Cut Bank Montana! You would find Sun City West, Arizona to be one of the most disability friendly communities in the nation. After living here for more than 20-years, I can tell you the Sun City communities were designed from the beginning with seniors and the disabled in mind. You can go to www.suncitywest.org to view many of our lifestyle advantages. All of the rec centers, pools, etc., are constructed to accommodate the disabled. Our Banner Del Webb Hospital, located within Sun City West is also one of the finest hospitals in the country. Google it for more information. To enable Sun City West residents to live out their lives in their retirement "hometown," the community offers four assisted-living residences plus three facilities for the memory-impaired. Hospice care is also available locally.Housing is also disabled friendly, with all homes on one floor, wide doors, etc. I also have a complete list of services that can help you with anything you might need. The weather, conveniences and people are great and you won't find a flake of snow. Come on down, you'll be glad you did! Please give me a call at 623-363-9128 or email me at info@awardrealty.com if I can be of further assistance. ... more
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Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Fri Oct 5, 2012
Grace Morioka answered:
Irene:

Thanks for the post.

Personally, termites are here in California because the weather is perfect for their existence--neither too hot nor too cold nor too wet or too dry. Subterranean termites are a problem in many areas of the United States (not just California) because our country was highly wooded at some time in its past. So while I'm sure orchards do add to the allure for termites, there is also a history in our country of big woods and lots of trees.

As for subterranean termite problems, these seem to be some of the easiest forms of infestation for most pest control companies to spot since subterranean termites travel from the ground to the food source (wood) through a series of mud "tubes." These can be seen under the home and the remedy usually calls for removing the tubes and treating the area around the foundation of the home with a pesticide that seeps into the ground and creates a barrier the deters a reinfestation. Obviously, the barrier is not permanent, which is why most forms of termite abatement do require additional treatments at intervals.

The termite that seems to be harder to find, however, is drywood termites. These usually invest a home by "flying" into the structure. Wings, shed from the termite's body, will sometimes litter the ground where the termites have nested or moved into the building. The best way to treat these pests is with a whole house fumigant called "Vikane." This gas would kill everything in a home including, pets, rodents and people, so its strong strong stuff. Once fumitgated, everything in the structure and the walls is dead. This does not prevent reinfestation by drywood termites, so it's a good idea to have the house checked once every couple of years for termites and to take the necessary precautions to remove wood sources (rotting or wet wood) that attract the pests into the home in the first place.

For more information about termites, talk with your Realtor and pest control or termite expert. Each home is different, and brand new homes can be infested with termites, so age is not necessarily a determining factor in finding or having termite damage.

Good luck!

Sincerely,
Grace Morioka
Allison James Estates
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Michael Daly, Real Estate Pro in Sag Harbor, NY
Thu Jan 22, 2015
Michael Daly answered:
"close" doesn't necessarily mean "noisy". Check this article out and spend some time at the house experiencing it yourself.
http://westhampton-hamptonbays.patch.com/articles/gabreski-noise
Everyone's tolerance is different. I grew up as a summer kid in Westhampton, during the days when the base was still an active Air Force Base and the Blue Angels performed every summer...it was pretty noisy then, but has been less so since the Air Force shut down operations and the Air National Guard started operations there.

Keep in mind it has a large runway that is capable of big planes. Air Force one has landed there when Clinton came to the East End and Joe Biden usually comes in there when he visits friends in Southampton.
While MacArthur/Islip is still underutilized and there is no shortage of capacity, it's not likely that Gabreski will see much commercial traffic anytime soon and most of the big money guys and gals fly into East Hampton Airport. That being said, Gabreski COULD be used for more as the DHS expands there in the future.

On another note, I sold a home to friends who live on Lewis Rd up towards the LIRR years ago and they rarely are bothered by air traffic noise. Do your homework.
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Dora Dillman, Real Estate Pro in Idyllwild, CA
Thu Oct 18, 2012
Dora Dillman answered:
Absolutely, there are a bunch of us locals out there! Have lived here for 35 years and have loved every minute of it. It is a fabulous community with an excellent school system. There are lots of things to do, with programs for the children, ranging from the arts, to music to sports. It is a so much healthier place to raise children in! Our community just completely the most amazing project - building a huge playground from scratch with all volunteer help. It took five days and went from seven in the morning until eight at night, with three meals a day provided, and a free glass of wine at the local wine tasting place for anyone who had a name tag from that day. I particularly enjoyed that :-)!
As far as the weather goes, the seasons are absolutely beautiful, but if one has not lived in snow before it might take a few winters to learn how to live in it. Having the proper vehicle and clothing makes all the difference in the world. But the good news is that the snow never last for a long period of time. Having been born and raised in PA, this type of winter is easy and totally enjoyable! Summers are beautiful, with temps going into perhpas the high 80's, but cooling down to the high 50's at night. Considering the surrounding HOT communities - it's heaven!
Hope this helped and please know that i'll be glad to help in any way that I can should you need any more information. It just so happens that I'm a realtor in town, and would be glad to help if it happens that you turn out wanting to evaluate Idyllwild more from a home perspective, but know that I will be glad to answer any questions that might come up for you.
Best of luck to you and your family!
~Dora Dillman
Idyllwild Realty
DRE# 01436174
(951) 288-5604
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Nadine Mauro, Real Estate Pro in Lake Worth, FL
Mon Sep 24, 2012
Nadine Mauro answered:
Hi Sandra,

If you're looking for investment properties there are many areas in Broward and Palm Beach counties where you can get a good return on your investment.

Please contact me directly and let me know more about the type of properties you would like to purchase. I can find you the properties, find you tenants, and recommend a management company that can oversee the day to day operations for your properties.

Nadine Mauro
Highlight Realty
561-414-0864
NadineSellsHouses@gmail.com
http://www.floridahouseseller.com
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David Drayer, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Sat Apr 6, 2013
David Drayer answered:
Now is a great time to sell. The amount of property for sell is low thus prices are going up. Have you ever been an out if town landlord? Do you have an idea of what your place is worth? Please feel free to give me a call anytime and we can visit about your options.
Regards,
David Drayer
512-743-8685
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Diana Downs, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Sun Apr 27, 2014
Diana Downs answered:
Hi, I guess that depends on what you're used to and where in Lincoln you are. I95 between Lincoln and Bangor is pretty well taken care of although, during heavy snow storms the speed is often reduced. If you're on a main, town road the travelling would be a matter of judgement on any given day. Just like anywhere in Maine, there will be times that you might want to wait until the storm subsides and the plows can catch up.

Diana Downs, Realtor®
ERA Dawson Bradford
417 Main St., Bangor, ME 04401
C - 207-735-6988 F - 207-941-9866
dianadowns@eradawson.com
http://DianaDowns.com
http://facebook.com/Diana.Downs.Maine.Real.Estate
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Michelle P.…, Real Estate Pro in Altamonte Springs, FL
Fri Sep 20, 2013
Michelle P. Bardsley, Pllc answered:
Hi Gary

I am a UK citizen who made the move from the UK to Florida in 2004.

Please contact me for more in depth assistance.

Thank you,

Michelle Bardsley

DIRECT SELL & TEXT: (407) 619-1961
SKYPE: michelle606379

www.weichert.com
http://www.zillow.com/profile/MichelleBardsley/
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Daniel Luce, Real Estate Pro in Vero Beach, FL
Wed Oct 10, 2012
Daniel Luce answered:
Robert,
Vero Beach has a excellent elementary school on the barrier island called Beachland. As for the middle and high school grades the best category tends to be our local Charter schools.
Crime rate is lowest on the barrier island with pockets of higher crime rates on the mainland.
If you would like more details please call or email me your contact number to schedule a meeting.

Sincerely,

Daniel Luce
(772) 532-7236
Dale Sorensen Real Estate
www.veroluxuryproperty.com
dluce@sorensenrealestate.com
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Liz McCarthy, Real Estate Pro in Greenbrae, CA
Sat Dec 29, 2012
Liz McCarthy answered:
Hi, and congrats on your job relo! Not sure if you are already here in the bay area, but I hold a monthly Marin Seminar, that would help you figure out exactly what you are looking for:
www.MyMarinHouse.com

In it I go over Marin neighborhoods, commute times, weather patters (YES it does matter where you live if you want summer sun). Some parts of SR (even though they are further North) might be a quicker commute than San Anselmo. It all depends where you are commuting to, and what time of the day. I'd be more than happy to talk to you on the phone or Skype if you aren't yet here and I can give you a good overview of towns, prices and such.

So many neighborhoods offer exactly what you are looking for (community, great schools, and more). On my street we just had our annual block party this weekend, and it just reinforces to me how much I love our sense of community and friendships with my neighbors.

You may also want to get set up on a home search alert using CleanOffer.com, which is tied directly into our MLS system. Here is the link to set up your search (you have to know an agent in order to get access to CleanOffer):
http://mcguire.cleanoffer.com/client/registration/registerClient?mls=BAREIS&mlsLoginName=A322355

I have young children myself, so have a good pulse into Marin Schools.

Feel free to call/email/text any time!
Liz McCarthy
#1 Agent McGuire Marin County
415-250-4929
www.BayAreaRealEstateSales.com
Liz@BayAreaRealEstateSales.com
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Ryan Bass, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Sun Dec 9, 2012
Ryan Bass answered:
Hi Ms. K,

First of all, a plumber will likely be able to best address your plumbing-specific questions, but from what I have been told, CPVC (different than PVC) is currently the best type of piping. I would also recommend contacting a few new insurance companies to obtain estimates with your current polybutulene set-up.

I wish you the best!

Take care,
Ryan
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Maggie Hawk, Real Estate Pro in New Smyrna Beach, FL
Sun Sep 23, 2012
Maggie Hawk answered:
Cindy,
If you're willing to consider a sleepy little town on Florida's east central coast, I would suggest where I live.

New Smyrna Beach is a great place to call home. It has something for everyone. In addition to a wide beach with sand as soft as talcum powder, New Smyrna Beach also has the Indian River with its inlet from the Atlantic Ocean.

We have fishing, boating, kayaking, eco-tours, paddle-boarding, bicycling, art shows, antique shops, a historic district, 50s-style cruise nights in our old-fashioned downtown, and lots more. Perhaps it`s the right place for you. Good luck with your home search.
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Jonathan Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Mary, FL
Fri Jan 15, 2016
Jonathan Schaffer answered:
We would be more than happy to help you with finding a great tenant and managing the property.

The Management Fee which is 10% of the rent per month
The Leasing Fee which is ½ of the first month’s rent.
Lease Renewal fee of $150 when the tenant’s lease expires and we re-execute a new lease (hopefully for a higher rent amount!)

We don’t charge any Advertising fees while the property is vacant, and we don’t mark up the cost of any repair work and no up front fees. Email me and I will send you a copy of our Owners Info Guide that will give you some more information too. You can also view our website at : www.allcountysterling.com

Please email or call if you have any question.
Best regards,
Jon


Jon Schaffer, Property Manager/Realtor
All County Sterling Property Management
Office: 407-674-5601 Ext. 5
Fax: 407-674-5631
E-mail: jschaffer@allcountysterling.com
www.allcountysterling.com

"The finest compliment I can receive is a referral"
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Rich Homer, Real Estate Pro in NAPLES, FL
Mon Nov 30, 2015
Rich Homer answered:
You are correct that inventory is tight here. http://www.naplesrealestateguys.com/blog/moorings-beach-homes-in-high-demand/
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Susan Lucas,…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, SC
Mon Apr 25, 2016
Susan Lucas,ABR, ABRM, CRB answered:
Nubia Rojas, Real Estate Pro in Parkland, FL
Mon May 6, 2013
Nubia Rojas answered:
For me Parkland, Weston are the two ciites best to live because the school are Although you have to pay high taxes . Because of the taxes the city have good living conditions
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Rodney Macke…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Rodney Mackenberg answered:
You can pick the school then work with me to find a place to live in that schools boundaries. Go to http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/schoolboundaries/Maps/Schools.shtml for public schools. Taxes are based on the tax rates, most of them are similar in broward county. If you go with private schools then you can just pick nice communities to live in.

Rodney Mackenberg
954.494.6505
Riverview Realty, Inc.
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Steven Ornel…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Thu Feb 7, 2013
Steven Ornellas answered:
Dtanddg:

Since schools will be important for you I suggest you take a peek at www.SchoolAndHousing.com
Based on property address, this site provides attendance area schools (Public, Private and Daycares) along with useful statistics and other information.

The link above is the Free version; however, there is also a Pro version that has better search capabilities. I can add you as a guest user if you like, just contact me via my website.

The Pro version of "SnH" will certainly help you with what schools to target; however, to find homes meeting your requirements you will need to also have an automated regional geo-bounded (based on school attendance boundaries) Realtor®-based MLS search agent, which I can also set up for you. If you want to see all available properties this is a must! Please see the following blog post regarding this topic:

MLS Data Accuracy – Where to search if you’re “without Realtor®”
http://www.trulia.com/blog/steve_ornellas_mba_re_mastersgri/2011/01/mls_data_accuracy_where_to_search_if_you_re_without_realtor

Best Regards, Steve
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Stephen McRo…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Fri Sep 14, 2012
Stephen McRory answered:
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Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in clifton, NJ
Wed Oct 24, 2012
Andrew Tisellano answered:
I live in the Essex, Bergen, Passaic county area and my mom and brother live on SI
it is about a 40 minute commute to them
To the city is 30-40 minutes.
My 2 boys are in 8th and 9th grade
We can find the house you are looking for here.

You can also look in the MIddlesex area where they have a train to the city about 45 minutes
and then you are only 20 minutes from SI

let me know if I can help you
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