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Old 06-12-2011, 12:06 PM
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I have a 1/1 mobile home that I had rented out for 3 yrs. The renter bailed on me unexpectedly, and I'm done being a landlord.

House is in decent shape, could use some minor work, but it's not bad at all. I would keep it if I had a need for it, but I don't.

I'm giving it away to whoever wants it. You must be over 40yrs old and be approved by the park. It's a really great park, pool, gym, billiards room, shuffleboard, etc. Located in Clearwater Florida, and is perfect for snowbirds or a single person.

Located at Hillcrest Mobile Home Park, 2346 Druid Rd, Clearwater. If you're interested, pm or email me.



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not to be picky, what are the mantance fees and taxes on a mobile home in this community?
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I will take it, call me to work out the details.

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Park fees are:

Space Rent - $430/mo
Water/Sewer/Trash - monthly average is around $50-$55 per month.

No property taxes (valued below $25k).

This would make a great snowbird house (70% of the residents are snowbirds), or a great vacation home. It's roughly 5 miles from Clearwater Beach, and about 2.5 miles to Upper Tampa Bay.

The address for Googling is;

2346 Druid Rd, Clearwater, FL 33764

Any questions, feel free to call me at 727-388-7073

In an ideal world, I'd love it to go to a single person who is in need of decent, safe housing. But, if you want to rent it out, that's fine. If you want to flip it, that's fine too.
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seriously we all need to send this guy a case of beer very cool
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Dayum Beefer, times must be good for you man, giving away free houses and all! LOL j/k.
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If it doesnt work out with FUBAR, pm me as my father would snatch it up from you in a heartbeat! Awesome act of kindness btw!
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1. Sounds like a nice deal esp for what you said , "preferably a single person in need of decent housing." Very generous if that's the case.

2. Being devils advocate for others, do u have a lease or agreement with the park? ie ur responsible for the $500/mo ($6000K/yr) for X years?
3. What's the occupancy rate of the park? If its real low, I'll assume there is a reason no one wants to live there. If its full that could mean it is a desirable place to live.

My apologies if your are truly giving away a valuable item to someone in need. However I have seen many unsophisticated people get taken (aka "we pay cash for houses" -- yeah but we keep all your equity and if u don't have equity we don't want ur house).... or "here's a free house", (but the trailer is worthless and you just got me out of a $6000/yr x 20 yr = $120,000 debt obligation I had).

I don't know trailers or this sit... if its valuable and ur giving it away, again kudos to you-- very cool to help people esp now as there are many that could use it.
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There is no set term on the park lease.

When park is at 90-100% occupancy. During the summer though, it's quiet - about 70% of the owners are snowbirds. It's an excellent park.

As far as who gets it, I really don't care. I just thought it would be awesome if someone in a shitty situation was able to use this as a way out to a better living situation, but there are no requirements in my offer.

It's not the Taj Mahal, but it's a decent place, and in a wonderful real estate market such like we're seeing, it's easier to just give stuff away sometimes. Not everyone has an ulterior motive....
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As far as who gets it, I really don't care. I just thought it would be awesome if someone in a shitty situation was able to use this as a way out to a better living situation, but there are no requirements in my offer.

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As far as who gets it, I really don't care. I just thought it would be awesome if someone in a shitty situation was able to use this as a way out to a better living situation, but there are no requirements in my offer.
Very cool. Hope it goes to someone worthy and you get the good karma back you deserve.
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Very cool. Hope it goes to someone worthy and you get the good karma back you deserve.
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That is cool what you are doing way cool.
I would clause it though that the people that get it cant just rent it out and use it there selfs,
You know that way the new owner aint just a land lord.

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I wont be able to do it, great idea though!!!
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there is no set term on the park lease.

When park is at 90-100% occupancy. During the summer though, it's quiet - about 70% of the owners are snowbirds. It's an excellent park.

As far as who gets it, i really don't care. I just thought it would be awesome if someone in a shitty situation was able to use this as a way out to a better living situation, but there are no requirements in my offer.

It's not the taj mahal, but it's a decent place, and in a wonderful real estate market such like we're seeing, it's easier to just give stuff away sometimes. Not everyone has an ulterior motive....
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Your kidness should not go unrewarded, send me your address I'd love to send you a Free Kite. Don't find to many people that go out of their way like you did.

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Do you have any deep water houses with gulf access you are giving away? I would be interested.
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