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Managing Real Estate Broker - Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, LLC
General real estate and Tampa real estate discussions.
In today's market, the FHA loan has been the loan of choice, especially for first-time homebuyers. The low down payment, and the ability for a seller to contribute up to six percent in closing costs are some of the loan's appeal. However, there are some recent changes as well as proposed changes ...
Many buyers prefer new construction to existing resale properties because there is a perception that a newer home will require less work and because it's new, they think they can save the expense of a home inspection. Yes, a newly built home won't have wear and tear and the operating systems like...
It happened yesterday and today I'm still mad! Why...because a listing agent I know feels it's incumbent of him to tell his sellers that the sales assoicate who will be helping him out with an open house is a "big black man". My question is why? Because the man is big? Of course not. I told the a...
Here in Tampa, it seems that approximately 6-7 out of 10 homes are short sales. This is especially true for the entry level homes priced between $75,000 to $225,000.  Short sales are homes in which the seller owes more on the home than he can sell it for, hence with lender approval, he must sell ...

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General real estate and Tampa real estate discussions.