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Home Selling in Polk County : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jan 11, 2013
Guy Gimenez answered:
Cash: 70% of "After Repair Value" less the cost of any needed repairs

Terms: Up to 95% of current market value
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Tue Nov 6, 2012
Kim Glass answered:
Hi Jgreer4,

Not really sure what you are asking here. Please provide a few more details so we can help get your questions answered.

-Kim, Community Manager
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Simone asked:
HOME 316 DOGFISH COURT, KISSIMMEE, FL 34759 REALTOR (whoever) finally removed off market, but the DESCRIPTION STILL STATES IT IS FOR SALE. PLEASE REMOVE IT. I am the only owner Simone M...
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Simone asked:
HOME 316 DOGFISH COURT, KISSIMMEE, FL 34759 REALTOR (whoever) finally removed off market, but the DESCRIPTION STILL STATES IT IS FOR SALE. PLEASE REMOVE IT. I am the only owner Simone M...
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Kelvis Melo answered:
I checked this home in the MLS and it is not listed. None of the realtors answering your questions on this site control Trulia or any other public site.

Kelvis Melo

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Sat Jul 28, 2012
Fabiola Digiorgio answered:
I don't have that listing I'm sorry contact trulia directly costumer care the status of this property is sold
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Sun Jul 29, 2012
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Sat Sep 28, 2013
Michael T. Hall answered:
Would I be able to come out and show you how we could market these homes and get you the best possibe price. Thank you,
Michael T Hall
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Mon May 14, 2012
Danielle Sharp answered:
Real estate professionals are unable to help you with tax matters. Contact another tax professional or an attorney.

Best of luck.
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Tue Nov 6, 2012
Luis Mora answered:
You can get more information in this link,
If you need more information about other Real Estate needs, do not hesitate to contact me.

Luis Mora
RE/MAX Paramount Properties
2600 South Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33803
cell: (786) 556-2119
Office: (863) 680-3322
Fax: (863) 680-3542
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Wed Dec 19, 2012
Julie Roberson answered:
I typically do more activity in retired living communities when the northerners are in town for the season - October thru April. A northern couple has asked that I provide potential homes for sale in September, before they arrive in October, and the Colannades is one of the areas they're interested in. If you'd like an estimate of the value of your home in the Colonnades, please don't hesitate to email me at ... more
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Tue May 17, 2011
Alma Kee answered:
Hi Paula,

If you're in a hurry and want to sell at the highest possible price, hire a licensed appraiser that lives near your area to determine the "correct" value for your mobile home. Then after you have a very qualified market value, contact at least 3 local Realtors and don't tell them you have the appraisal in hand. Go with the Realtor that has a value close to the expert's price and make sure they pay for the extra marketing features on You see if a Realtor "overprices" they may be trying to "buy" the listing knowing full well that it will never sell at their proposed price but they will lock you into a contract. The other end of the spectrum is the less than ethical Realtor who will advise you to "underprice" to ensure an easy and quick sale for the Realtor. So pay the $350 to well qualified local appraiser to ensure you are priced correctly. Then chose the Realtor based on their marketing skills.

Have you been to Zillow to see what automatic value it gives? How did you arrive at a $60k price? Also I'm not experienced in your area nor with mobile homes that do not own the land beneth them so a buyer may have difficulty obtaining financing because I think your mobile home is not considered Real Estate, just a mobile home on a rental lot.

Good luck with your sale.

All the best,
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Fri May 20, 2011
Chuck Howell answered:
Don't forget about the taxes and insurance. A call to the county property appraiser's office will ensure there are no surprises or regrets.
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Wed Apr 6, 2011
Michael R Krigelski answered:
You may want to talk to your bank to determine if the bank will even allow a short sale. Your entire financial situation will be examined. Each bank is a little different so it is important that you speak with your bank before you make any decision.

If you have any questions, please call me.
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Sat Mar 19, 2011
Cathy Esses answered:
I would be pleased to assist your client in the selling of his property in Lakeland. If you wish to contact me,and find out about the services I am able to provide, you can always reach me on my cell at 863-660-7117. ... more
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Thu Mar 10, 2011
Karen Wantuck answered:
Convert it for sure! I have had one of my clients with a two plus den put a closet into the "den" and now it is a bedroom. Of course, the tax records will still say two bedrooms but having that option for a 3rd bedroom is the way to go.

Three bedrooms are looked at more, sell more often than 2s. How much faster? If I could answer that with any certainty, then I would be advising kings and queens instead of kissing a lot of frogs until a prince comes along.

But with 17 sales last year under my belt, I think you can trust me to say, TURN THAT ROOM INTO A BEDROOM by simply adding a closet. If someone wants it for a den or an office, well goodie, but another bedroom is always welcomed in Florida where one ends up with more guests than envisioned.

If you have some friends who want to buy in Sarasota, I'm your gal. Please send them my way and I promise they will thank you.
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Sun Sep 7, 2014
Akop Balayan answered:
Hi Tim,

Hook-up with a knowledgeable agent in your area and list the property a reasonable amount below market value. In my area, below market listed homes receive offers from investors almost immediately (within a couple of days) If you receive an all cash offer you may be able to close in 2 weeks or so. The question is are you willing to take a lower price for your home?

So the answer to your question is yes, but it will probably cost you.

Good luck,
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Wed Jun 15, 2011
Mark LeMenager answered:
Hi Steve,

There are currently 6 Sonoma's on the market in the Ventura condos at Bella Trae at Champion's Gate. 5 are short sales priced from $90,000 to $125,000. The 6th is a dreamer (alas also from the UK) who raised the price to $220,000 from $210,000. There have been 3 sales this year for $100,000, $120,000, and $149,360. The last of those was builder's inventory. If you bought one of these new in 2006 for $245,000, sorry but it hasn't worked out. For $245,000 you can now buy Del Webb's top of the line townhouse new with all the bells and whistles.

Regards, Mark
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Wed Feb 23, 2011
Mark LeMenager answered:
Hi Joyce,

Wouldn't we all. No it can not be done. Why would you think it could? The lowest price for what you describe is $142,500, for which you get a 38 year old shack. There is one house for less than $50,000 on less than an acre. It was built in 1945, interested?

To everyone out there who reads this, Florida has indeed fallen on hard times, but not this far. For $50,000 you do NOT GET MUCH in Florida, even today. Beware of anyone who trys to tell you different.

Good luck,
Mark LeMenager
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