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Aiby Nava, Home Buyer in Bartlett, IL
Aiby Nava asked:
How to buy a second home? What type of loan is best to apply for when trying to buy a second home and your almost done paying the first?
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 26, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Jonathan Blo…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, IL
Jonathan Blomquist answered:
Are there any reliable Chicago area builders who will build on your lot?
Check out these guys: http://www.icon-group.com They do an awesome job building custom luxury homes around the Chicago suburbs.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 23, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
I live in pa and am due to be discharged from chap 13 may 10, 2016 my c-score now is 742 when can I get a mortgage?
Hi Mrjaguar2000,

You are eligible right now for an FHA or VA mortgage.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking the link be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 23, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Mariagc06, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Mariagc06 asked:
Primary vs Secondary residence if we are buying within 3 months but not moving until later in the year? So we are looking on buying a home within the next 3 months in a new state as the houses are much cheaper and we have family currently living in the area. We also want to get a head start…
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 20, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Lawrence Yuen, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Lawrence Yuen answered:
Home lender is letting me assume the mortage on my deceased moms home. Best way to do it has a 9.5% interest and needs repairs that I would like to do
Depending on the severity of the required repairs, you may be able to do a conventional cash out loan as long as there is enough equity to borrow on. The appraisals are not a stringent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 19, 2016 Home Buying in 60620
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
What is the name of the Sherwin Williams exterior pluggable sealer for block? I think it starts with an "M". Thanks!
You may mean LOXON, but they have several products that may work for you. Check their website.
I have had great success with their products.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2016 Home Buying in 60618
Tarjoadi, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Tarjoadi asked:
Why is real estate so cheap in Chicago (1 bedroom in Streeterville under $180K) ? Is it a good idea to buy and to rent it (assuming that the association allows it) ?
The rent ranges around $1500 so the ROI would be around 7-8%
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 10, 2016 Home Buying in 60611
Paul, Both Buyer and Seller in 11968
Paul answered:
Home purchase after chapter 13 discharge
Use InBedrock.com to fully understand + analyze all real costs of homeownership, including purchase price, down payment options, closing costs (title insurance, bank fees, inspection/ap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Assuming my deceased mothers mortgage or purchase for whats left on loan.
Hi Elaine,

Based on your post there are a few question to ask. Did your mom have a will stipulating that you should receive the property and was the will probated. If so the Lender c ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 5, 2016 Home Buying in 60620
Doradavis2006, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Doradavis2006 asked:
How long does it takes for a lender to cancel a fha case number.? We submitted a home loan application for a fha 30 year. The first application had to be done over because of a schedule c loss, so we did a second application with another fha case number…
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
is it hard to obtain a mortgage in a condo bldg. if renters outweigh owners
Unfortunately, it is difficult getting a mortgage loan if the condo building or complex has a majority of renter's. You need to understand that lenders own your condo until the loan is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 3, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Samantha5409, Home Buyer in Riverside, IL
Samantha5409 asked:
FHA 203k and IDHA grant I'm a first time homebuyer and my lender has approved me for an FHA loan with $7500 down payment assistance. The home I'm interested in needs some basic repairs like new kitchen…
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 1, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Nicoleedward…, Home Buyer in Glenwood, IL
Nicoleedwards31 asked:
Second time home buyer If I had fha loan 14yrs ago..Am I considered a new homebuyer if the 2nd home will be my primary home?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2016 Home Buying in 60617
Nicoleedward…, Home Buyer in Glenwood, IL
Nicoleedwards31 asked:
new homebuyer program Can I receive any new home buyers credit since I purchased my first home 14yrs ago?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Guysmiley1922, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Guysmiley1922 asked:
I am interested in buying a home for the 2nd time and this will be my primary residence. Would I qualify for any types of programs such as FHA loans? My first home was a short sale after experiencing a financial setback in 2010.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
Austinjguy, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
Austinjguy asked:
Why are appraisals not independent? I understand that appraisers need to review the purchase agreement, and are most often, if not always, ordered by the lender. My question is why? The ability for the appraiser to review…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 18, 2016 Home Buying in Chicago
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