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Old Seminole Heights : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 19, 2013
George Leone answered:
According to what I see on the description, Yes, it is pet friendly
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Sun Jan 13, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
First of all assessed values have NOTHING to do with what the house should sell for. It could be a benchmark to go by, but it has nothing to do with it's sale value. Here, in NC, the assessed values change between 4-8 years and remain the same for years. I am not sure what Florida does, but home sale prices can be over, at or under the assessed value which is set to tax similar homes similarly to each other. They do not take into account what is in the house at all so two could be next to each other and assessed the same while one is gutted out and the other upgraded to the max. You need to find a Realtor who can show you what comparable homes have sold for and base you offer on that, not a tax assessment. ... more
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Wed Jan 9, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
You are experiencing what other buyers are which is a shortage of homes for sale in some areas. First thing is foreclosures are the best deal as they can close sooner than a short sale. A short sale can take longer and the savings are not great. The more work a home needs the better the deal you may get. The key is finfding a short sale listed by a well experienced agent that has already started the process which cuts down on waiting, ... more
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
If were a homeowner, and you were behind on your payments; you could ask the Bank to let you sell the house for less than you owe them for it: Thus, the name Short Sale.

It takes a lot longer than a Foreclosure Sale, allows you to live in the house until it is sold, and hurts your Credit Rating less.

As a Buyer, you can pick up some good buys; you just have to be prepared to wait a long, long time for the deal to go thru.

In both cases, the deals are done through Realtors; representing the Bank and representing YOU.

For more information, talk to a Realtor.

Good luck and may God bless
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