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Sally May, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Sally May answered:
Who are the low credit score lenders in Orlando, Florida?
KISSIMMEE FL BAD CREDIT FHA MORTGAGE LENDERS
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Karen Weathe…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Karen Weathers answered:
I am looking to buy a home for rental pruposes in the Orlando area.
Hi Bryson,

Champions Gate, Kissimmee, Reunion, Davenport are all areas where you can find homes that are zoned for vacation rentals. Are you looking for an existing vacation home or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 5:29pm Home Buying in Orlando
Candy, Real Estate Pro in Forks, WA
Candy answered:
Villas at Regal Palms, this is the return that investment company promise me , what is your opinion?
My opinion is steer clear of Regal Palms! They have as of recent been terrible.They charge 30% of all bookings, you pay HOA as well as a Club member fee, in addition to that your guest ... more
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Karen Weathe…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Karen Weathers answered:
Seeking to purchase a home- Currently out of state
Hi Ms. Lambert,

I live and work in Seminole County so I am very familiar with this side of town. With some planning, it should not be terribly difficult for your parents to purchase ... more
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Jeri Patrick, Real Estate Pro in Savannah, GA
Jeri Patrick answered:
I need information on buying a first home in florida. I am hoping to have a job before I get there but, there may be the possibility I may not...
I would contact a local lender to get pre-approved and contact a local real estate agent to help you with this process. Best of luck.
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Karen Weathe…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Karen Weathers answered:
should property taxes be part of debt to income calculation on VA Loans. Buying in florida no taxes for 100% disable veterans. why include it?
Hi Fj,

If you are having issues with your VA loan, I may have someone who can help you. You may call or email me for more information. Thank you and have a great day!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 2, 2015 Home Buying in Orlando
Melissa Muse…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Melissa Muse Wiggans answered:
On a cash deal are there any disadvantages to using a credit card for down payment? Reason for doing it is solely to collect rewards points.
I agree that most states do not allow your downpayment to be made with a credit card. I completely understand why you would want to do. Gotta love the points!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Buying in Florida Center
Ramon Morales, Real Estate Pro in 32821
Ramon Morales answered:
Possibly relocating to Orlando
My fellow agents have given you some great advice, but I would also strongly suggest beginning your search in the Windermere/Dr Phillips area. Great schools, fantastic upscale neighbor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Home Buying in Orlando
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I have been contacted by another scammer from your site. Do you have any "real" properties for rent or are they all scams?
Be aware that scams do exist; be mindful that such web sites are third party sites, so the information is fed by various sources, therefore data is not really verified. If you choose no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Home Buying in 32811
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
Why do agents show horrible properties when they know what I'm interested in?
Really depends on how much you want to spend and what that will actually buy. A lot of times my first visit with a buyer is actually a reality check.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Home Buying in Orlando
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
Cash buyer, how to choose an appraiser?
What I wrote four years ago still stands. If you are paying cash, why get an appraisal? There is no advantage.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Home Buying in Florida Center North
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Does this site only allow scams?? Does trulia make money off of the scammers?? Why is this site allowed to function?
Mary,

Rental scams are common here and on any site that allows the general public to post. Please be very cautious with deals that seem too good to be true. NEVER send money expecti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2015 Home Buying in 32811
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
with swimming pools
Swimming pools are interesting things to consider. Pools are extremely popular in some places, but in other places, they are hard to sell. It's important to factor in the extra amount o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 18, 2015 Home Buying in Orlando
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Am in search of FHA approved homes. Any suggestions or advice of where to find approved homes will be appreciated. Thank you!!
If searching for condos see link https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 15, 2015 Home Buying in 32837
Jenny Wemert, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Jenny Wemert answered:
My wife and I both have credit score is 620 and higher. 160K income. low debt. Can someone talk to us about home financing.?
Hi Rodney, let me know if I can still help you with home searching here. We are Orlando's top Keller Williams group. I'd be happy to talk with you and help you find a home that fits you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Buying in 32828
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Gurnee, IL
Gary Geer answered:
I need 3 bed in metrowest Orlando fl 32835 I have broken lease past 5 years but I can pay double deposit
Marie,
You need to talk to and work with a local agent in this area. A double deposit may help. Local agents have information from their MLS regarding active real estate rental listin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 11, 2015 Home Buying in 32835
Zach Seybold, Real Estate Pro in Winter Park, FL
Zach Seybold answered:
how can canadian get a mortgage in US?
You would apply for a "foreign national" loan in most cases. If you have credit and other assets in the U.S. you might be able to get a traditional loan. Most foreign national loans r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 11, 2015 Home Buying in 32821
Richard Rutl…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Richard Rutledge answered:
How is the building quality in Village Walk? Any thing I need to be aware of regarding the buying process, village walk community or Lake Nona?
All of my clients who have recently moved there love it. Lake Nona is a great new community to live in. When you do make the move down to Florida, do know that 80% of your life will be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2015 Home Buying in Lake Nona
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
Is there anything you can do if a home has been foreclosed on but has not been put on the market yet?
If the bank has not taken possession you could always approach the owner and see what they would need to sell it for.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2015 Home Buying in 32801
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