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Sonia Mansour, Real Estate Pro in 60517
Sonia Mansour answered:
Is it hard to get a home loan with credit score of 560 but have 10% or more for down payment?
It would be very difficult. I would highly recommend raising your score. Many lenders can do automatic rescoring for you. They can tell you exactly what you need to do and then rerun ... more
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Anthony Schi…, Real Estate Pro in 29572
Anthony Schibilia answered:
I feel that attorney dropped the ball. There where supposed to be personal property included in the sale of my home,
There should have been a bill of sale and/or personal property listed in the purchase contract which would need to be verified at the final walkthrough before closing.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Selling in 60018
Michael Pitt…, Real Estate Pro in 60004
Michael Pittman answered:
How can I rent an Apartment with poor credit and and no co-applicant, Im looking for Apartment in the nw suburb areas of, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect?
This may be a challenge. You may need to submit a letter to the landlord explaining your hardship and show what you have done to improve the situation.
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Matt Leighton, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Matt Leighton answered:
Would like to know the seller closing costs in Des Plaines IL. Selling price of 235K.
Most lending companies or closing companies can give you a pre - HUD1 which outlines the closing costs involved.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 29, 2014 Home Selling in 60016
Paul Cionczyk…, Real Estate Pro in Glenview, IL
Paul Cionczyk - Realtor/Broker answered:
I am looking for a 3bd house for rent in Des Plaines preferably in the >$1600 range that allows a small well trained dog. My husband & I have 3 kids and would be great places to start. A realtor may be able to help you find a rental, but you will find greater selection on the sites I mentioned. Just be car ... more
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gkrisw, Other/Just Looking in Des Plaines, IL
gkrisw answered:
how close to the metra?
5 blocks from the Cumberland station
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 13, 2014 Market Conditions in Des Plaines
Lane Hudson, Home Owner in Des Plaines, IL
Lane Hudson answered:
we recently bought a property at des plaines, illinois for 275,000 but the property was originally sold for
The quick answer is to always, Always, ALWAYS check the comparable MLS listings for your home before you buy. Be sure to check both current listings as well as Sold Properties. The So ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Home Buying in 60016
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
I have just checked ZILLOW for my house and almost had a coronary. The listing claims 1350 sq.ft. and a price of $219.000. So I took out the certified
Zillow estimates are all but worthless. Don't let it bother you at all.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 17, 2014 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
Does this mean the other 2 bedrooms are closed off, or that he might later rent the other bedrooms and I would share the house?
Your question does not refer to any specific address. Most home rentals would not allow you to divide it and then rent out part of it.. You should check with the landlord and the zoning ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 21, 2013 Rentals in Des Plaines
770pearson, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
770pearson answered:
Hello , I am looking for a 1 or 2bd apt. in Des Plaines, close to the metropolitan square area carlos rosa
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 14, 2013 Rentals in Des Plaines
J.R. Thrasher, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
J.R. Thrasher answered:
Appraisal came higher than our offer price
Once you have agreed on price and have a contract what is the problem with moving forward at the agreed purchase price? Does the seller want more money? why would you re-negotiate?

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 26, 2013 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Chris Fischer…, Real Estate Pro in Homer Glen, IL
Chris Fischer and Tim Sherry answered:
Are you looking for a condo in Des Plaines, Illinois? Save yourself some money and buy direct from the owner.
It is always recommended to consult a Licensed Realtor when purchasing or selling a property.

In this case, the only person saving money is the seller.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Selling in Des Plaines
Lisa Compean, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
Lisa Compean answered:
Myself and 4 kids need a 3 bdr townhome/apt. Oct 1. My credit isn't great but I've been in my current rental for 9yrs. Help please.
It shouldn't be a problem but I know it is hard. Vouchers are not supposed to be something you can discriminate about as far as how you get your income. But, these days the properties ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Rentals in Des Plaines
Daniel Mirea, Real Estate Pro in 60641
Daniel Mirea answered:
what is a note sale?
Many lenders are using note sales as a way of disposing of distressed loans secured by real estate. The note is sold at a discount to a buyer who is interested in the note at the reduce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Daniel Mirea, Real Estate Pro in 60641
Daniel Mirea answered:
By the way...Trulia's information is similar as Zillows...both wrong...
Hi There,

Find a good agent to search for you and to give you updated information! It is free!!!

Good Luck to you!

Daniel Mirea
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Daniel Mirea, Real Estate Pro in 60641
Daniel Mirea answered:
How do I find out if the house I want to rent is legal to rent because they say they are out of the country?
That Sounds like is is a scam!!!! Please do yourself a favor and don't send any money! Just talk to an agent and will check everything for you for free!

Daniel Mirea
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Rentals in 60016
Art Berkwitt, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
Art Berkwitt answered:
how come this propety 9406 Meadow Lane, Des Plaines does not havea HOA fee? I thought all townhomes have HOA fees...
There are many Duplex townhouses that are not are part of any home owners association. the property's are self maintained by their owners. It of course does mean that the owner is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in Des Plaines
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