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Old 03-13-2011, 09:51 PM
 
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Hello,

We are a couple 50 years old and want to buy a nice townhouse in nice gated community to retired and spend 6 month on winter in Florida.
we will like a close location near a lake or the beach.

We are looking for a nice 2 bedroom house at around 160,000.
1. It is a good idea to buy a new house or a foreclosure house ?

I saw in TV that new houses have problems with Chinese drywall. any ideas which areas may have these townhouses affected by Chinese drywall?

2. Also I heard that being a snowboard we are paying more in taxes. Any one can help us giving us some ideas of nice places. Also I read that taxes are calculated based on the area. Any idea on areas with lower tax

3. Also I noticed that there is a HOA tax. It is a membership fee and what is cover on this tax( cutting the grass, access to the swimming pool and other facilities on the gated community.)
Could someone explain to us!!

4. I will like to get something closer to Hollywood. I saw couples of townhouses on Pembroke Pines any advice on those area or Miramar

Much appreciated all your advises advices.
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Old 03-14-2011, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Fl
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Check out Hobe Sound. We been here 20 years and love it. On of the best things is the ONE traffic light in town!
Hobe Sound, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Also the place to eat, been here from the 40's...
Harry & the Natives - Restaurant/Catering/Bakery/Takeout/Live Music

A beach...
http://www.evsmartin.com/hsnwr/

Larry - Hobe Sound

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