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Terra Walsh, Real Estate Pro in 34637
Terra Walsh answered:
Why does property tax go up after buying a home?
Your taxes are assessed at the new purchase price, and current market value. Short sale and REO purchases, are usually sold somewhat , and very often very below what the actual market v ... more
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Lowell Sterl…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lowell Sterling 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 ?
Hi Trace,

Not only can I help you get a great mortgage loan, we also have the technology to ensure you can qualify with the healthiest credit file possible. Did you know your credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 22, 2013 Home Buying in 33604
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
i was looking in to relocate to florida i was interned in this house but was looking to get a good feed back on neighborh
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an ag ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Is it possible to review an Ernest Money agreement for review prior to writing an offer?
Sure it is, just ask the Realtor for a copy of the offer and take it to read it.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Tech Tips in Tampa
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
is this area like the "ghetto" or the "projects" ?Just what is it like ?
Hi there-

Check out some of the local community info here: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Tampa-Florida/community-info/

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0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Home Buying in Terrace Park
Kim Glass, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Kim Glass answered:
Looking for a nice place with 2 bed and 2 bath that is under 800 that doesn't look like a shack or is outdated in a nice neighborhood
Hi Valencia,

Not sure where exactly you want to find a rental, but I ran a search in Tampa using the parameters you provided. Check out the current results here:
http://www.trulia. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Rentals in Tampa
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
Construction to Permanent loan with 10% down.
20% is the norm, I have not heard of 10% programs.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Financing in Tampa
Mary Grimme, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Mary Grimme answered:
why do you need flood insurance?
According to the the Hillsborough County Tax report this property would be outside the 1% flood plane. It would mean that flooding would be a rare occurrence. Rare does not mean a flood ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Market Conditions in Tampa
Margaret Moo…, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Margaret Moore answered:
I have a home I want to rent in Tampa, on northdale should I rent myself, or should I get a management agent?
If you're prepared to do the work required of managing a property yourself go ahead, but keep in mind that you'll need to be able to screen qualified tenants, be ready for calls any tim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 For Rent in 33624
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
hola me gustaria saber si ustedes tienen el programa de Hud para ya que yo vivo bajo ese programa en ct
There are lots of Hud programs available, hire a Realtor and they will be able to help you find what you need.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Rentals in Tampa
Tracy Hoyt, Real Estate Pro in Valrico, FL
Tracy Hoyt answered:
Any recommendations for communities in the Tampa, FL area?
Samantha,

It all depends on the lifestyle you live. I always ask my clients what things do they like to do besides work. We all know many hours are spent with our jobs or schools b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Alma Rose Kee, P.A. answered:
Does anyone know of areas with rental homes that will allow 4 dogs?
Try a rural area. Most planned communities will limit to 2 dogs max--even if an owner wanted to rent to you.

Sad to say but many rental listing agents only share about $100 to a buy ... more
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Bill and Lois…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Bill and Lois Szydlowski answered:
Can anyone recommend a good FHA 203k loan expert in the Tampa area please?
Mike and Mary,

I would be happy to recommend one of the brokers I work with. I just got one of my clients approved in less than 20 days for an FHA loan. I am a little curious though. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 18, 2013 Financing in Tampa
Nick Parrine…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Nick Parrinello answered:
is this place for single nice woman?
Regardless of marital status, this is a great building in a popular and growing area of Channelside. The urban lifestyle is a relatively small (but rapidly growing) segment of South Tam ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in Channel District
Michael Ging…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michael Gingras answered:
I am looking for a broker or lender with a 10% construction perm loan product in the Tampa, FL area
If this is the end loan you are looking to do after construction is complete it is an easy loan to do. You can call Matt Kenna at 813-465-0059. You can do this loan with 5% Conventional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Buying in Tampa
Tracy Hoyt, Real Estate Pro in Valrico, FL
Tracy Hoyt answered:
What lenders in Hillsborough County are familiar with and work with the MCC tax credit for first time buyers?
DBrain29,

I have several lenders that can help with the MCC tax credit. Do you just have questions on how to use it? Have you already received your certificate? Please feel free to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Buying in Tampa
Dwight A. Mc…, Real Estate Pro in Brandon, FL
Dwight A. McDonald PA answered:
Can I buy a home in Tampa florida for $40,000 living on social security?
As long as your income to debt ratio is in line you can use any solid income. If you would like to contact me off line at emailmybroker@verizon.net I can help you prequalify and let yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Buying in 33609
Lisa Lowe, Real Estate Pro in Belleair Bluffs, FL
Lisa Lowe answered:
Does anyone know of a 2bed2bath condo rental in the Raintree Lakes community in Temple Terrace, Fl 33617 ?
Hello - Our office has a 3bed/2bath condo for sale, but nothing for rent at this time.

Here are 4 listings through other real estate offices/agents which are located in Raintree an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 13, 2013 For Rent in Tampa
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk 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?
Sam start by getting prequalified with a local and trusted loan officer and hire a good buyer broker who will guide you through each step of the buying process. Havuing a good buyer bri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Buying in 33609
Diana Flood, Home Buyer in Clearwater, FL
Diana Flood asked:
Sierra Madre Pl -- Are 2 cats allowed? How much are the monthly dues? What is an average summer electric bill? This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3105681792-7006-Sierra-Madre-Pl-202-Tampa-FL-33617
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Market Conditions in Tampa
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