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Yesterday at 12:57pm
Bridgette Atwater answered:
You are evaluating 3 builders who build on 3 levels of quality Southern Crafted is semi-custom, West Bay builds large homes for the price with little information about quality or efficiency plus they have built in area for many years so hard to evaluate long term standards. DR Horton builds starter to estate homes out of the 3 i would select Southern Crafted any day- if you are seeking estate home and I loved Westbay style but would choose Meritage or Taylor Morrison
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Thu May 25, 2017
Mary answered:

Thank you for reaching out. Please follow the instructions below on how to find a Section 8 rental listings.

1. Click the Rent tab on our homepage
2. Enter your desired area in the search bar and hit Enter
3. Click More, enter the keyword 'Section 8', and click Search.

Let me know if you have additional questions by replying to email I sent you and I will be happy to assist.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Tue May 23, 2017
Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

We have programs for your situation.

If you have any other questions or would like help you are welcome to get in touch with me.
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Sat May 20, 2017
Dalinden1210 asked:
The property is correctly listed with Keller Williams Lakewood Ranch but your listing shows the agent's name as Toliver Jones with Century 21. The listing agent is Carlos Santana with…
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Thu May 11, 2017
Diane Christner answered:
Who pays what should be spelled out in your sales contract.

Seller generally pays any real estate commissions, unless your contract specifies otherwise.

One of the larger expenses is the title search, exam and new title insurance policy. In some areas of FL it is customary for the seller to pay that expense, in other areas it is a buyer expense.

Sellers are generally responsible for paying the doc stamps to the state of FL on the deed. Those run 70 cents per $100 and are based on the sales price.

Property taxes and any HOA dues are generally prorated at closing. If you are in a HOA, the closing agent will require the seller to cover the cost of getting an estoppel letter from your HOA.

If you have a mortgage, that will be paid off at closing and the closing agent will typically charge you a nominal fee.

If you are doing it on your own (FSBO), I would strongly suggest having a local real estate attorney put together the sales contract of agreed upon terms between you and the buyer. The state of FL requires a number of disclosures by sellers to buyers, you don't want to let ignorance of the law put you in a situation where the buyers could later sue you.
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Tue May 9, 2017
Jdmjeanpaul asked:
me and my wife are looking to buy in florida with out finding a job there first. we figured we buy a house in FL as our second home (currently live with my mom renting to save money )so…
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Tue May 9, 2017
Alex asked:
Can you please upload the pictures for the house at 9805 long meadow drive, Tampa, fl 33615 from zillow to trulia website. It is empty and no pictures on trulia. I already uploaded 5 pictures…
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Wed May 3, 2017
Katie Allen asked:
So I've filed taxes the last two years for a side cleaning business I have. I get 1099's which I file sch C taxes etc
I don't write off any as a business expenses either.

First year…
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Wed May 3, 2017
Emilia Geller answered:
I used HomeGain back in 2006 but stopped using them because a lot of their leads didn't work. I was convinced to give them another try last year, and their service (both the quality of the leads AND their customer service!) has improved a LOT. Still not a 100% guaranteed sale for every lead, but I'm doing better on homegain now than I was doing with zillow ... more
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Tue May 2, 2017
Tambirdz asked:
4 acres of woods. Dollar value range$.
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Mon May 1, 2017
Jane.e.elliott asked:
I am searching in the Tampa, FL area and would love it if I could set the crime level to low and have only those homes come up in my search. Thanks!
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Sat Apr 29, 2017
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi Katie,
It is very common to negotiate a closing cost credit (to be paid by the seller) when purchasing a home. Closing costs in my service area tend to be approximately 3.5%-4.5% of the sale price. Depending on where you are shopping, a USDA loan does not require any down payment. A well-qualified local lender will be able to assist with additional details on what else may be available in your area.
- Robert Greenblatt
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Wed Apr 26, 2017
Chris.partipilo answered:
Here in south Florida I spend about $100/ month for my pool service. I use Sentry Pool and Spa, they are wonderful. I can always count on them showing up, and my wife feels safe cause Sentry Pool and Spa is Veteran Owned.

You should call them if you are in South Florida.

Sentry Pool and Spa

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Thu Apr 20, 2017
He works for Target on W Waters avenue and would like a place close to there it is just him no children or pets
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Tue Apr 18, 2017
Cassie Beard answered:
Hello, Are you looking for a Room to rent or an apartment for that amount? I currently have a room available for rent in your price range.
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Mon Apr 17, 2017
Melvin List answered:
FHA and VA down to 500 credit score with compensating factors.
Bank Statements
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I work with all type of credit situations including trying to help you raise your scores if possible.

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