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Daniel85, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Daniel85 asked:
List of banks for HELOCs for 1-4 unit investment property List of banks for HELOCs for 1-4 unit investment property
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 12, 2016 Financing in 60626
Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
Will I owe capital gains on a condo sold in Chicago if I apply the sale amount to the principal of a mortgage here in California?
Unless "primary residence" rules apply, the only way to avoid taxes on a rental home is to do a 1031 Exchange in which you roll the proceeds from one income property to purchase another ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 3, 2016 Home Selling in 60626
Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Jeff Nobleza answered:
Can I lease an apartment with a bankruptcy?
It is definitely possible to lease just based on what you have stated. Truth be told some landlords may hold your bankruptcy against you while others may be a little bit more forgiving. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 9, 2016 Credit Score in 60626
Anthony Cava…, Real Estate Pro in Channahon, IL
Anthony Cavalea answered:
I want to gift 10% of the down payment for my daughters new condo. Is there a procedure I need to follow?
You and your daughter need to talk to her lender. If you want a referral for a lender please contact me.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 9, 2015 Home Buying in 60626
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Matt Laricy answered:
Could someone helpme to find a 3 bdr aprtment in Rogers Park that accepts section 8. Thank you very much
You may want to try craigslist for this sort of thing.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 For Rent in 60626
peterulrich, Renter in Chicago, IL
peterulrich answered:
I sent 3 emails through Trulia last night. Only one response from a residential agent. What do you consider a 'reasonable' time period for?
My original post was on April 17th and, to date, no answer. Those of you that have replied make it clear that attention to 'follow up' is a part of your practice. Keep that work ethic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 24, 2014 Rental Basics in 60626
Rob Weber, Real Estate Pro in Lisle, IL
Rob Weber answered:
Is IHDA down payment assistance available for short sales?
As the previous noted, the Welcome Home program is a great program, all IHDA programs or similar programs in any state are all great for home buyers who qualify and to my knowledge, non ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Buying in 60626
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
Burger King coming to 7500 block of Sheridan in Rogers Park. Does the neighborhood want it?
What's wrong with .49 cent ice cream cones and flame broiled burgers?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 60626
Manuel Brown, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Manuel Brown answered:
Recently my partner and I were asked to leave our apartment after living there for the past 7 yrs.
Dear Renter,

I am so sorry to hear the situation you are in. This year alone I have helped two people whose buildings were sold and the new owners were asked them to vacate. I am g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 4, 2013 How To... in 60626
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
any brokers that can help with my 2bd search in rogers park or edgewater? I have a 2bd voucher and 2 small dogs. thanks
How much is your voucher for?
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 20, 2013 Rentals in 60626
Evelyn S. Fr…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Evelyn S. Fred answered:
Rogers park market condition five years later
Hi Harry,

Nothing new to add except that you must do your own due diligence in terms of what you are looking for in the ROI.

No one can foretell the future of any market or neighb ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 21, 2013 Market Conditions in 60626
Randall Lanc…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Randall Lancaster answered:
My husband and I were not able to sell our condo for 10 months. With two kids, we are in dire need of larger
I would like to recommend that you utilize my free website at www.idealhomesinchicagoland.com. You will be able to search for properties throughout Chicago and the surrounding areas. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Market Conditions in 60626
Randall Lanc…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Randall Lancaster answered:
How long until I could sell in Rogers Park?
I would like to recommend that you utilize my free website at www.idealhomesinchicagoland.com. You will be able to search for properties throughout Chicago and the surrounding areas. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Market Conditions in 60626
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mike Opyd answered:
What kind of lease agreement would I use for a renting a bedroom in a 2 bedroom condo I own and live in?
Any agent should be able to provide one for you or check online for one.I would also Google Chicago Landlord Tenant Agreement and read up on your responsibilities as a landlord in Chica ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Rentals in 60626
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mike Opyd answered:
A 1 bed 1 bath condo is listed for about $225,000. What's the lowest bid I can put in to start?
You agent should do a comparative market analysis (CMA) on the unit for you so you can see what comparable properties have sold recently. Properties on Trulia and Zillow may have sold a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Buying in 60626
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mike Opyd answered:
Can I buy a condo and rent it out?
Owning a home you wont have the restriction a condo association might put on in order to rent out the condo. Some association put rental caps on the number of units that can be rented o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Buying in 60626
Ivan Sagel, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ivan Sagel answered:
What is the best place for breakfast in Rogers Park? Lunch? Dinner?
Mark,


Have them check out the Heartland Cafe. It's the "heart" of Rogers Park!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 19, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 60626
Rusty Payton, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Rusty Payton answered:
Renting & Insurance
I would strongly recommend that you get condo owner's coverage and require that your tenant get renter's insurance. The cost of these policies are very minimal in relation to the cover ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 27, 2012 Rental Basics in 60626
Laura Karamb…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Laura Karambelas answered:
where are some places to go for musical entertainment?
One of my favorite places is The Back Room for Jazz.

They just opened their new place at 937 N. Rush St.. They feature live music 7 nights a week. I posted a link to their Facebo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 27, 2012 Entertainment & Nightlife in 60626
Jared and Am…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Jared and Amanda Christiansen answered:
This is an etiquette question: My husband and I are considering making an offer a property in Rogers Park. We've been working loosely with an
Did you sign a buyer's agreement with this agent? If not, just be honest with him. Tell him exactly waht you typed here. It's not personal at all, it's just business. Good luck to y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Home Buying in 60626
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