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pizzerustica, Home Owner in Tampa, FL
pizzerustica 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).
I may have a great solution for you. i am selling my perfectly located house - 12 minutes from downtown, 8 minutes from the airport and 25 minutes from the beaches. The house needs a li ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Quality of Life in Sun Bay South
Randy & Vicki…, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Randy & Vicki Biehl answered:
Why is so hard to get a foreclosure, there s a lot but nobody can buy it, I s this a tale or just for a small group with connections?
Maria,

I don't know what you mean by no one can buy them. You need to work with a realtor if you aren't already and have them send you properties as they come on the market. And you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Foreclosure in Tampa
Pejman, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Pejman asked:
What do you expect your agents to do for you as first time home buyers? I am an agent who enjoys working with the first time home buyers. It is a pleasure being able to hand over the keys to a home to my clients and see them expand their roots in the community.
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today General Area in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
how do I respond to emails about my rental with renters who email with trulia listing?
Are you a Realtor? Is this about the property on Whittier or 13th?

All the best,
Alma Kee
Future Home Realty
813.244.9898
www.SoldOnTampa.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 For Rent in 33637
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
What will the expiration of the PTFA mean for us (tenants in the beginning stages of a foreclosure)?
Maybe we all need to contact our elected "leaders" to extend this. Clearly it should get extended until we're through with the backlog of foreclosures.

Since you're on a month-to-mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Foreclosure in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
how far is the park from this address?
go to Google Maps and you can get an exact answer. Also if you're renting be sure to verify the owner and that they are not in foreclosures.

You can lookup an owner's name by inputt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
I'm in need of a buyers agent who is registered with HUD in Florida.
If you're looking in the under $70k price range you may have to offer a cash incentive to get a Realtor's attention.

HUD is pretty strict on acceptable price guidelines so if you're ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Investment Properties in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
Am I held liable for my lease term if the apt complex was sold?
Depends on your lease agreement. Normally on a the sale of a rental property the new owner will become your new landlord.

The State of Florida has up to $10k for First Time Homebu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Rental Basics in Tampa
Joo Fausto, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Joo Fausto answered:
Hello - I'm trying to choose a Florida Online Real Estate Sales Associate Pre-Licensing Course. Any suggestions?
I have done my course is Acre Institute http://(www.acreinstitute.com), it has classes in English,Spanish and I think Portuguese.

They are very thoughtful and the instructors have a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Agent2Agent in Tampa
Benjamin Mac…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Benjamin Macht answered:
Mortgage Approval Question.
Hey Alex - i am a little late to the game here but i am a local lender that can give you both FHA and conventional options and help you understand them both so that you make the best de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 27, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
is there a condo fee?
Read up on the legal issues in this complex by reviewing the Hunter's Green Master association minutes:

http://www.huntersgreen.com/

This is why it is crucial to have a Realtor th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 25, 2014 Market Conditions in Hunters Green
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
How much about HOA?
Hi,

Also be sure to work with a Realtor because there may still be some pending legal action from the Master HOA. Read over the minutes from Board of Directors meetings.

There is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 25, 2014 Market Conditions in Hunters Green
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
Is it a good idea to buy house in Brandon, Riverview area now ?. Are they all back to high prices now ?.?
Hi,

You will probably have to pay more to rent than buy.

If you're a first time homebuyer the State of Florida can give you up to $10k if you earn less than about $65k as a singl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 25, 2014 Market Conditions in Tampa
Michael Kahn, Real Estate Pro in 33618
Michael Kahn answered:
If my credit is below average and I have enough to purchase a home,would that be sufficient or would I need to better my credit score ?
The credit score only comes into play when you are applying for a mortgage.

If you have enough cash to purchase the home outright then you will often have leverage when negotiating ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2014 Home Buying in 33604
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
What is the average cost per sf to build a home in Tampa?
Here is link to a useful calculation tool:

http://www.building-cost.net/CornersType.asp

Flow their directions and you'll get a rough idea of what your's might cost.

In terms of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 21, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
Vlad, Renter in Tampa, FL
Vlad answered:
Hello, my family and I are looking to relocate to Tampa, Fl. What are the best areas to raise a family with great school and low crime rates?
Tampa Crima Map:

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Tampa-Florida/crime/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Moving in Tampa
Joseph David, Home Buyer in Commercial Circle In...
Joseph David answered:
Getting financing,or first time buyer program, with US credit history, but Canadian income, and mortgage below 50 K
A loan is very simple, contact a bank and get pre approved. With a 700 score you should be good. As far as a realtor helping you, it isn't necessary anyway. You can look on Zillow at ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Financing in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
How much are the HOA?
Listing shows $275 per month. Make sure to look at the crime...on the Trulia page scroll to the bottom.

If you need help in this price range and are paying ALL CASH, we can help you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Market Conditions in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
Two names on title of foreclosed home, but only husband on mortgage
You can contact Gina Harris with Embrace Home Loans, she's very experienced and can give you a quick answer. Gina is also approved to get up to $10k for First Time HomeBuyers if you ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Home Buying in Tampa
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