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Old 01-25-2012, 09:28 AM
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I see that condos and houses in Florida are going pretty cheap these days and I have my eye on a place that I found online in the town of Rivera Beach on Marsh Harbor Dr. My questions are if anyone knows....

1.) What is the area like
2.) I do not want to be in the ghetto
3.) I am just going to go down in the winter so is there a market to rent it out in the summer..?

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I live in NE Florida but I'm not familiar with that area specifically. What I can say is the a condo will be nealry impossbile to finance due to many condo associations being in deep financial trouble and unable to manage the property.

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I live in NE Florida but I'm not familiar with that area specifically. What I can say is the a condo will be nealry impossbile to finance due to many condo associations being in deep trouble.
Yeah I heard the same thing. The realtor that I talked to said that Florida is 50% off right now...which is good for a buyer but really bad for a seller. I would be able to pay cash for the one that I am looking at if I could get it for the right price.
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I see that condos and houses in Florida are going pretty cheap these days and I have my eye on a place that I found online in the town of Rivera Beach on Marsh Harbor Dr. My questions are if anyone knows....

1.) What is the area like
2.) I do not want to be in the ghetto
3.) I am just going to go down in the winter so is there a market to rent it out in the summer..?

Any help would be great
Do you know how to use google earth?
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Still do some due diligence on the HOA. Just becuase you are paying cash doesn't mean a troubled HOA will not be a problem for YOU.
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Do you know how to use google earth?
Google earth does not tell me what type of neighborhood it is. But they should offer that capability.
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I see that condos and houses in Florida are going pretty cheap these days and I have my eye on a place that I found online in the town of Rivera Beach on Marsh Harbor Dr. My questions are if anyone knows....

1.) What is the area like
2.) I do not want to be in the ghetto
3.) I am just going to go down in the winter so is there a market to rent it out in the summer..?

Any help would be great

Riviera is where Miss Geico is located and doesn't seem to be the best area in town I actually would reach out to Scotty Begovich
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Riviera= RUN and GUN...

Unless it's the Loggerhead Marina and Marina Grande area. Real Estate is my business.

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We have a condo in the Singer Island and thats a beutiful area. Anything in that area east of the causeway wont be hard to rent in the summer time especially in winter for snow birds like yourself. Good luck with your search. Again stay to the east of causeway which is on the island side (Singer Island). Theres a huge marina that you can keep your boat at in the island. Anything close to I95 or turnpike is the GHETTO. Hope this helps a little better
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