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Wed Jul 4, 2012
SophieMiamiBeach answered:
It depends on your situation.

If you would like to wait for the market to raise, which it is, then renting for a couple of years would be a good option and sell your house then for a higher profit..

If you would like to sell your house because you would like to make some quick cash then, since the market is going up, you will still be able to make a little profit.

Let me know if you have any additional questions.

Sophie Bamps
Real Estate Agent
Engel & Voelkers/Miami
1200 Brickell Avenue
Suite# 1500
Miami, FL 33131
Cell: 305-206-8867
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
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Tue Mar 22, 2011
Dominick Martinez answered:
Are you looking for a single family home,townhome, or condo ? As a Realtor specializing in the Kendall area, the homes your going to find under $99k are going to be either townhomes/villas or condo's . ... more
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Why not consider working with your own agent, he/she can provide you with suitable listings, keep you updated with new properties, price changes, schedule showings, provide any necessary information, etc.; if purchasing with a mortgage, be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously.... ... more
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Fri Jan 14, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
Properties that are priced at or below market value are actually selling quite rapidly, it is important you act quickly when a new listing comes on teh market, you should already have your prequailification for a mortgage in hand, look at the place without delay and if interested do not wait in making an offer. If your agent is slowing you down, you may need a new agent.

Please see my blog with tips and advice for buying bank owned homes.
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Thu Jan 13, 2011
Bill Eckler answered:

This depends on the location and particular property. Some areas have leveled out and are "bumping along the bottom."

It's a great time to consider taking advantage of the opportunities that exist...terrific selection, motivated sellers, low interest rates, and opportunities to find a property that would be otherwise, out of your reach.

We are not saying to rush out and buy the first thing that appeals to you but don't make the mistake of sitting on the sideline and waiting for a housing bonanza to fall in your lap. It time to find out what is happening with your RE market.....and then make your decision.

Good luck

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Wed Jun 29, 2011
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi Domdre. You can get a sense of the rental rates by looking at a local newspaper and on-line, ie: Craig's List.

Robert Greenblatt
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Fri Oct 23, 2009
Sean Dawes answered:
Have you tried looking into the "find a pro" feature on trulia to find an agent in your area?

Sean Dawes
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Wed Jul 15, 2009
Hannah Fliegel answered:
Hi Elisa,

Even though Indy Mac doesn't have an office there locally, they probably have a REO realtor in the area that will plan to list the property for sale. Therefore, when the REO realtor knocks on your door you can speak directly with them. Meanwhile you might be able to obtain some information through a local title company in your area. Call the title company give them the address and let the title officer know about your lease agreement. I think in your state of Flordia, a foreclosure would wipe out the OPTION contract, but not the lease agreement. Therefore you can use the lease agreement to work with the bank or REO Agent to try to get a sale. Meanwhile, if you have a mortgage broker, bank or credit union who you are 'pre-approved' with good credit, some money in the bank, etc. then you should have all your ducks in a row so that when that REO realtor does appear at your doorstep you are prepared for the acquisition of that property, quickly. Also, make sure that the person who shows up on your door is the "REO" agent for the bank and legit. Do not give information away without knowing who you are providing that information. Best of luck! ... more
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Fri Aug 7, 2009
Margaret Amador answered:
Those papers are telling you that the lender started foreclosure proceedings. During that process which can take 5 months and much longer various things can happen. The owner may ask for a loan modification or the owner may decide to short sale the property or the owner may decide to file BK. All in all, this is a process underlying other options the owner may exercise. Nothing is happening over night but with due process. You may just ask the owner what his/her plans are since you as the tenant need to know your options. ... more
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Wed May 4, 2011
Michael P. Garcia answered:
There is a small restaurant on SW 88th St., and Sw 127 Ave., known as "Off the Grill". Great atmosphere. They play music in and outside. Staff is super friendly. Prices are great. Of course the food helps me pick this as one of my favorites. Steak and shrimp...grilled and seasoned perfectly, with rice. I think i'm making myself hungry. ... more
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Tue Jun 24, 2008
Jose Castillo Lic REA answered:
Judith my teammate and I Mirlan Saad and Jose Castillo would be happy to help we cover both miami-dade and broward counties, if you contact me i give try and help you through the purchase doc's and negotiate on your behalf you can reach me at 954-240-3940 thnaks and hope to hear from you soon. ... more
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Mon Jun 2, 2008
Mott Marvin Kornicki answered:
Not to my knowledge. In a short sale there can be NO proceeds to the seller; the seller is "already" contributing the amount shorted the lender~ so to speak.
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