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Michael Rives asked:
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Timothy Sabol asked:
Relocating to Jacksonville area and would like to purchase home, however credit is not that great, but improving. Looking for Lease/Rent Option to allow for credit improvement. Looking…
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Tue Mar 21, 2017
Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

There are programs with no title seasoning. I would need more details.

If you have any other questions or would like help with this you are welcome to get in touch with me. ... more
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Tue Mar 14, 2017
Corbyn Looney asked:
So myself and two friends are looking to rent a house together, but I'm not entirely sure where I should start looking. We are all young adult and I currently live where we will be…
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Tue Mar 7, 2017
Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

There are programs available that calculate student loans differently to make it easier for you to qualify.

I'm not sure what program you applied for that you were denied for.

I would need more details to determine how you can be helped.

If you would like help with this or have any questions you are welcome to get in touch with me.
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Sat Mar 4, 2017
Waydownso answered:
I know of people who have had delay after delay from builder (or lack thereof)
The worst Sheetrock, trim and paint jobs and supervision I have ever seen.
Terribly dirty and no care given for floors put down-they never covered them and subs just tracked through on top of them every day-I have 'never' seen anyone leave a construction site like this.
Cant get a punch list for closing done -very indifferent. it will be a nightmare for them to ever get problems fixed afterward-very sad experience for paying so much money and sub par workmanship, and absolutely no caring by whomever the Site / Project manager is,
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Fri Mar 3, 2017
Lisa Schropp answered:
Kolee,.
I feel your pain, everything happens for a reason. I am currently helping a woman and her mother relocate from SC. She looks on here and most of the time information is not current.
Still need help?
LisaSchroppHomes@gmail.com
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Wed Mar 1, 2017
Tori A asked:
Back in 2015, I lost my high-paying job and was on unemployment. As a result, I couldn't afford a $1000 monthly rent anymore. There were months I was late on rent to the point they filed…
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Mon Feb 27, 2017
Scott Cope answered:
Check out Mandarin for a nice family environment. The West Side is more affordable.
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Fri Feb 24, 2017
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Fri Feb 24, 2017
Dpratty222 answered:
il tell u the straight truth there are inocent people getting shot down adults kids everywhere in jax fl and getting worse if you want to live where kids shoot each other on streets rents are outragous go online jaxnews streamline2 and just watch thats just half of it family outings shooting into crowds bodies bieng found everyday iv been here 30 years and getting out of here if i can in time there are no safe areas its random everywhere everyday ... more
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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Dorie Gamble answered:
I bought a HUD forecloser last summer. It sat for 3 years before being offered up for sale. There was no rhyme or reason for it to take that long.
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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Fisherman answered:
I can tell you from my experience that if you are a first time homebuyer like myself, I highly recommend that you bring a friend who owns or owned a house before because your friend can tell you that inspectors don’t. The name of the inspection company is Allied Building Inspection Services, they operate in south Florida tri-county.

The home passed the inspection and now my insurance company is dropping me off if I don’t get a new roof. I am very disappointed that the roof passed the inspection and now I have to get a new roof. Yes, it wasn’t new roof and inspector pointed out that there are 3-5 years of life left. Inspection Company wanted me to sign a release form so I don’t file a complaint about the inspector Gilbert Doval and the inspection company and offered to pay me 3 years life of a new roof. But it is something to have it replaced in 3-5 years, so I can save money, and replace it just after I purchased a house which is most expensive thing we buy in hour life. Every roofer I called informed me that this roof should have never passed the inspection and they asked me if I used the seller’s inspector. It is very sad that Inspection companies can get away with things like that and customer gets stuck with huge bill.

Also you as a buyer are not protected by any laws and the inspectors make you sing a contract, which releases them from any liability from the inspection.

You really have to do your own due diligence and especially if you are a first time home buyer, ask your friend to come out with you or find a really good inspector who has your best interest when doing the inspection. Find an Inspector that has only your interest in mind, one that does not concern himself with getting more business from agents. One that will inform you of any issue what will harm your property, cost you money and headache.
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Thu Feb 16, 2017
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Tue Feb 14, 2017
Jonathan Klurfeld, Esq. answered:
It's a 1099C, not 1095, and the lender sends it to you (or may not). It is not something you can just get online or something. It is much to your benefit if they elect not to send you one as that is possibly tens of thousands of extra income to you and will bump you to a much higher tax bracket paying more in taxes.

Disclaimer: I am a Florida attorney and licensed Realtor. Information posted or made available on or through this site is not intended as legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship between you and any attorney/our firm until officially retained. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation since every case is different and not all information is relayed in an online question.
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Sat Feb 11, 2017
Bodymanppg1 answered:
does the overage law apply when bank takes over title and sold at public auction in south carolina
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