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Usda Mortgage…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Usda Mortgage Source answered:
I'm a first time home buyer in Tampa, FL, what advise can you give me for it not to be stressful on my part?
Many desirable locations just outside of Tampa are still approved for 100% USDA financing. The program is perfect for first time home buyers. Contact us below to learn more

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 30, 2015 Home Buying in 33609
Mmjsh4, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Mmjsh4 answered:
House with a 24 years old roof ( asphalt shingle)
House is 15 years old. Can ask seller to replace. House is 2400 square foot. Quote a 20 year typical roof
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 30, 2015 Home Buying in Tampa
Ben Hinds, Real Estate Pro in Saint George Island,...
Ben Hinds answered:
Hello, I 'm trying to choose a Florida Online Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licencing course. Any suggestions? Lilli R., Miami, FL
There are a lot of real estate schools who claim to be the best. I can tell you first hand from my own experience, the questions on the Florida state exam come from the REcampus online ... more
5 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2015 Agent2Agent in Tampa
tasha padilla, Renter in New York, NY
tasha padilla answered:
Why is it so hard to find a rental that is willing to accept a Housing voucher. .
I'm actually having the same problem as well
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2015 Rentals in 33647
Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Kee answered:
Hello - I'm trying to choose a Michigan Online Real Estate Sales Associate Pre-Licensing Course. Any suggestions?
You posted in Tampa so you may want to post in the Michigan area for other suggestions.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Agent2Agent in Tampa
Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Kee answered:
Why is this house not sold given its specifications?
It's probably overimproved for Fawn Ridge. Looks like a great house and the lot is large but in Fawn Ridge this would be on the high end of what homes typically sell for. Most of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Market Conditions in Tampa
Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Kee answered:
How do I, as an apartment renter, set up an escrow account because problems with management are being ignored?
Not possible, you need to follow the Landlord/Tenant laws:

View the Florida Landlord Tenant Statutes for help:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Stat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Home Buying in Tampa
Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Kee answered:
Homestead and veteran with a 10% disability
A 10% disability would give an additional $5k deduction ($100/yr savings) to your Homestead Deduction (about $700 savings because the 2nd $25k isn't counted against school taxes).

Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Military Movers in 33615
Alma Kee, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Kee answered:
Can a HOA foreclose on my townhome if there is no mortage and the deed says Life estate and one other person on the deed? Live in Florida. On disabili
Yes they can even if you only owe $1.

You need to show up for the next Board of Directors meeting and make sure to work something out before you will also owe attorney fees and court ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Foreclosure in Tampa
nickyunkles, Home Buyer in Miami, FL
nickyunkles answered:
Hello - I'm trying to choose a Florida Online Real Estate Sales Associate Pre-Licensing Course. Any suggestions?
Blakely School of Real Estate offers the best online real estate courses.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 24, 2015 Agent2Agent in Tampa
Real Estate…, Other/Just Looking in Denver, CO
Real Estate Bargains and Deals answered:
Am I held liable for my lease term if the apt complex was sold?
Most likely yes, unless there is something in your lease that states otherwise.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2015 Rental Basics in Tampa
Real Estate…, Other/Just Looking in Denver, CO
Real Estate Bargains and Deals answered:
We are selling our home in Colorado and would like to rent a house in the Tampa area. Do I have to sign a year lease?
You can find six month rentals but most landlords want a year's lease. Saves them taxes and it's a lot less hassle finding one tenant for a year than having to find one for six months ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2015 Rental Basics in Tampa
Mark Cowan, Real Estate Pro in Yukon, OK
Mark Cowan answered:
Who would you call to report a corrupt HOA board?
That's truly unfortunate. What I have seen in the past with this issue, is that someone or a group of homeowners hire an attorney. Be careful.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 In My Neighborhood in 33647
Suttingtonm, Home Buyer in Huntsville, AL
Suttingtonm answered:
I am retired and planning to move to Tampa in December/January time frame. Looking for an enjoyable and safe new Condo (1 or 2 bedroom).
the South Tampa area is nice near the Mcdill military base, or you can check out the condo's in Thonotosassa,Fl.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 Quality of Life in Sun Bay South
Rocco Fording, Both Buyer and Seller in Orlando, FL
Rocco Fording answered:
I am a Canadian and thinking to buy home in Florida, how can i get mortgage in Florida as i am retired Canadian .
Check out this guide to help you make a US property purchase:


http://www.knightsbridgefx.com/guide-for-canadians-making-u-s-property-purchases/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 Home Buying in Tampa
Dave Ducille, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Dave Ducille answered:
Hi, if renting, is it required that bedroom windows open and close?
No this is not legal. In an extreme situation you can withold your rent in an escrow account and if they try to evict you for non payment you simply show the judge that you have the mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 19, 2015 Rental Basics in Tampa
Anabelmeo, Home Buyer in Atlanta, GA
Anabelmeo answered:
I was served forclosure papers today - typically how long is it before the kick me out of my home?
The bank has to verify that the unit is occupied, once they do they then go to thier lawyers to start eviciton if the foreclosure has been completed. There is something called cash for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Tampa
Anabelmeo, Home Buyer in Atlanta, GA
Anabelmeo answered:
I've just been served w/foreclosure papers - do i need a lawyer to answer
I assume you have entered into the foreclosure process? If that is the case, the Attorney is the quickest way to help you postpone the foreclosure. If you are really interested in sav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Tampa
Catherine Ma…, Home Buyer in Cape Coral, FL
Catherine Matadobra answered:
Best Broker Pre-Licensing Course, Southwest Florida???
Larson is a great school to go to. I am taking class right now and an very happy with it.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Agent2Agent in Tampa
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