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33543 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 9, 2012
Jeffery Lonas answered:
Alejandra, your not daydreaming!
The 1st step would be to see how much you can be pre-approved for your VA loan.
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Tue Oct 30, 2012
Michael Emery answered:
If you weren't working with your own agent at the time that you made your initial offer, how did you determine the value of the property at that time and how did you decide on your offer of $180,000?

Are you willing to counter at a number closer to the banks counter offer or are you attempting to justify your initial offer? If so, what proof do you have that your initial offer was correct? Keep in mind that since your initial offer was made, the market may have either drifted upwards or downwards as the market continues to be volatile - depending on the neighborhood of the location of the home.

Would you be willing to pay for either an appraisal or broker price opinion and would the sellers be willing to allow a professional into the home to do a current market valuation? I don't think you could get a real estate agent to assist you without compensation as they probably wouldn't be compensated by the sellers / bank at such a late date AND you are using the listing agent as your agent. And due to fiduciary responsibility rules the agent really can't help either party determine price and strategy as doing so would benefit one client while hurting the other.

If you don't end up getting the house, next time use your own buyers agent.
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
L MIchelle Pentifallo answered:
Hi Krystal:

we have a property mangement company and have several rentals and agents that can help. Please call 813-428-3131 and we will find something for you.
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Thu Mar 24, 2011
Alma Kee answered:
This home sold for $149k in November 2011. Did you see it listed for sale by owner? It doesn't appear on the Realtor MLS system as being for sale.

If you're not yet working with a Realtor, you're welcome to sign up for a free ListingBook account to browse truly active listings on my website:

Hope this helps.

Alma Rose Kee, PA
Future Home Realty
13045 W. Linebaugh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33626
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Thu Mar 3, 2011
Ainsley Daux answered:
Hi Johana,
Im pretty sure Meadow Pointe do not have any new construction but there are newer homes availble. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Thank you,
Ainsley Daux
Home Run Real Estate inc
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider asking your caseworker for a list of available rentals, contact any local realty offices, word of mouth, check local print media for by owner rentals, etc.
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Mon Feb 2, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider contacting any local realty offices, check local print media for by owner rentals, word of mouth, etc.
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Tue Jan 11, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
If you have an agent, you could ask them to contact the listing agent for the property and ask for photos, The listing agent would have taken initial photos when they got the listing and or photos for the BPO to help the bank or investor price the property. ... more
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Mon Jan 10, 2011
Jamie Devine Brown answered:
It is a short sale and it is under contract. The current offer has been presented to the sellers bank and it could take a few months before they close on it. Can I help you with your home search? If so, let me know what you are looking for and I will try and assist you. ... more
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Wed Nov 10, 2010
Keith Houtz answered:
This is a short sale where the Buyer is responsible for the negotiator fees. What information do you need?
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Thu Nov 4, 2010
Dan Tavares answered:
Are you looking at a bank owned property?
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Tue Jul 13, 2010
Bill Szydlowski answered:

Let me know if you want to go over how it can be accomplished.

Bill Szydlowski
Future Home Realty
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Tue Mar 9, 2010
George Sentementes answered:
It all depends on the propertymanager, some will rent to you if you put down a double security deposit, others might want more, you need 3 times the rent as total houshold income (gross) just to qualify financially.
Your best bet if you dont qualify for an appartment, which is most stringent , try to rent from a private owner, they will work with you better, and are a lot more flexible, especially if he has property that has been vacant for a while, and make sure the person you are dealing with is actually the owner, or the property manager, make sure you get proof,.
It wont be easy but it can be done, if one says no, go to another one..
Good luck
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Fri Jan 29, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
What is your attorney and or agent advising--and why are you signing documents if you don't know what they are--without knowing exactly what was signed, it sounds like you're almost there if all you're waiting for is the recording--again what is your agent and or attorney suggesting. ... more
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Tue Jan 26, 2010
Mark LeMenager answered:
What is your concern? Is the lender aware of the work that needs to be done? Will you be using a credit card to finance the repairs or do you need a personal loan? Hard to say what is or is not OK from such a short description. Good luck, enjoy your new home. ... more
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Sun Nov 17, 2013
Kathy Weber answered:

It depends on when the foreclosure process has started on either end.

I would contact a local area agent & have them pull up your property profile to see what the County Records show.

They may be able to give you advice on a Short Sale, if possible, or research where you're at with both processess.

Best of luck!
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Sun Nov 17, 2013
Mark LeMenager answered:
Can't comment specifically on Pasco County, but here in Central Florida the delay between the date that the initial papers are filed and the final judgement occurs is rarely less than a year. ... more
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Sun Nov 24, 2013
Pat & Steve Pribisko answered:
Talk directly to officers and board members of your HOA about a payment plan, as the HOA is paying for its legal fees. You can also try the management company for your HOA.
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Tue Dec 17, 2013
Bob Movin-On answered:
They can foreclose but they will need to pay Wells Fargo if they succeed, Wells Fargo is the first lien holder. Good Luck Bob
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