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Home Buying in Dunedin : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jan 22, 2010
Gwen Campbell answered:
There are many people from all parts of the globe and US, including Canada, that own property in Dunedin. It's nickname is "Delightful Dunedin" for a good and well earned reason. There is something in Dunedin for everybody, young and old, full time resident or part time, water lover or golfer, beachgoers or nature lovers, or those that just love the warm, friendly old-time town center hospitality. Dunedin's crowning gem, Caladesi Island, has been voted the number one beach in the country many years in a row. With the Mardi Gras, bead throwing parades, Wines the Blues Festival, Antique Fair, Juried Art Festivals, Restaurants to write home about, and people that just love to be around those that love being here, everyone can feel welcome. If there is anything we can do to help introduce you to Delightful Dunedin and help you find your perfect home in one of the best places on earth, just give us a call.

Gwen & Doug Campbell
Sun Bay Associates at Keller Williams Realty
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Mon Oct 12, 2009
Melissa Antenucci answered:
Hi First Timer,
It all depends on your loan secaniro, of your credit score, debt to income ratio etc. It seems as if someone has already quoted you with a point so my best suggestion to you is to get a second quote to see if the 2nd one also has one but then you at least have two Good Faith Estimates to compare. Good Luck

Melissa Antenucci
Ameritrust Mortgage
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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Carol McAlister answered:
yes. The lender will always order a BPO and sometimes even order another depending on offers. The lender because so many SS....... always wants the best terms in general so cash offer if LOW, does not always get it. Also, with cash they will ask that you supply proof of funds to pay for the purchase. ... more
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Mon Sep 21, 2009
Fred Griffin answered:
Our company offers $500 to $1000 Gift Certificates to the store of choice for Buyers, at Closing.

I regret that we are not presently in Pinellas County; we should be there later in 2009.

see this page of our website for more info:

Best wishes,
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Sun Oct 11, 2009
Robert Rowe answered:
Hi Errol, Take a look at Englewood & North Port in Charlotte County. You can get a lot of house for the money and Englewood is right on the Gulf with beautiful beaches. Call me if I can help.
Bob Rowe
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
Annette Lawrence answered:
Mediterranean Manors is indeed an incredible community with slightly more than 400 Residences. Communities within Mediterranean Manors are The Reserve and Bella Costa.This is an all ages community with all the immenities and in a locations that simply can't be beat. Walkable to grocery, pharmacy, resturants, shopping, bank, beaches, pinellas trail AND a City of DUnedin Park will be created at the very north end of this community. This is truly a car free location. The community is primarily villas and condos. In the past five years high end town homes have been added. Both condos and townhomes have waterfront availablility. The community has a private beach and park with many owners mooring their boats just off the beach.
Prices range from $50,000 to $500,000. It certainly worth a look.
Would you like me to send you a list of available properties in Mediterranean Manors?
Selling in the Tampa Bay area? You need a LPA
Give me a call.
Annette Lawrence
ReMax ACR Elite Group, Inc
727. 420. 4041
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Thu Mar 19, 2009
Fred Glick answered:
Yes, just have your husband be the buyer!

As for the Seller assist, your real estate agent should know how to do that and how to negotiate.

If not, your mortgage broker can put the deal together for you.

Good luck!
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Fri Dec 4, 2009
Kathleen answered:
If it is a pre-approved short sale, the bank has agreed to the price listed. Even if you offer the ful listing the Realtor or Bank could be holding the offer until they have more than one so the bank can get the highest and best offer. Your Buyer Agent should contact the listing agent to see how the sale of the home is being handled.

I have one now where the Buyer offered less than the agreed upon price so it is taking much longer to go through the process. It has been over 2 months now. It took the bank 3 weeks to enter the appraisal in the system.
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Thu Oct 30, 2008
James Moran answered:

You didn't include a link to the listing in question. Please do so & I'll get back to you.

Jim Moran
Broker Associate
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Thu May 1, 2008
Kathleen answered:
I will be happy to email you all available condos in Patrician Oaks. Just email me at I provide 100% Buyer Representation at no cost to you.
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Thu Feb 14, 2008
Lars Kier answered:
Home owner insurance depends very much on the location of the home. You can get homeowner insurance, it just depends on how much. If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me. You can find all my contact informations on my website. ... more
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Tue Feb 26, 2008
Phil Fowler answered:
Hello Karen,

The aswer is two fold. A legitimate price difference would involve upgrades or additions, e.g. new cabinetry, plumbing, roof, or bathroom, pool, location, lot size etc.

The other part is an over inflated price, usually due to what the seller wants to make on the sale of the home, or the seller paid too much for the home and could be in a pre-foreclosure situation.

Some upgrades can warrant a higher sq. ft. price while others, may have additional features but not necessarily price inflators. What I mean by this is, 2 t.v.'s are selling for the same price but one has a built in DVD player. That would be considered a feature.

If someone is desperate to sell, they should reduce the price significantly and that would lower the sq. ft. price too. The list price divided by the heated sq. ft., will give the sq. ft. price. If they lower it by another $5,000, the sq. ft. price will obviously decrease.

Hope this helps.
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Fri Nov 30, 2007
Infinity Realty Network answered:
What type of information do you need on this house. Also do have any specific needs to why you need the information. To better help you on this request sometimes its better if you also give a bit more detail, so we can make sure to give you the right info. Not just spit out some data you might not need. ... more
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