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John Meyers, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
John Meyers answered:
I'm interested buying the new construction house in chicago zip code 60634. The property tax is very high is
If that is new construction, it sounds like $7,700 already has the homeowner exemption.

I grew up in that neighborhood (Dunning), am now in Park Ridge, and would be happy to look it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 8, 2016 Home Buying in 60634
Alicia O'Too…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Alicia O'Toole answered:
I am getting ready to remodel two bathrooms in preparation of selling my house. What opinion do buyers have of Bath Fitters and other similar type?
Hi Tom,

What are the properties in your area like? If the other homes in the neighborhood have custom tile work, buyers in that area will most likely be looking for similar rehab. It ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 8, 2015 Home Buying in 60634
Heather S, Home Buyer in Concord, NC
Heather S answered:
Looking for a rent or rent to own home, 3 bdrms, on the northwest side of Chicago (60634). Is anyone aware of any homes available?
Im looking for a rent to own house with 3 plus possibly 4 bedrooms a full basement, Im looking in the illinios northwest subburbs. if i could get me information on propertys and how the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60634
Steven Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Long Grove, IL
Steven Johnson answered:
I own a few properties now, but would really like to buy a three unit w/store front, i just don't have the 20% to put down... any ideas?
Hi Joe,

There are likely other options you have aside from getting a conventional loan. It sounds like you have a lot of funds tied up in other assets which also shows financial stab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in 60634
Chris Diamond, Real Estate Pro in Gurnee, IL
Chris Diamond answered:
Hello my Trulia friends. I'm planning to buy a second home for investment. Then remodeled (flipping)and sell it in a few months.
No you do not have to wait; we have a product that the terms range from 3 to 36 months.

Fast closings as well with this product.

Chris Diamond
Diamond Residential Mortgage Corp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in 60634
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I want to sell my rental property to my son, not seeking to make a profit, he will finance the purchase, do i need a real estate agent ?
I agree with the others. You don't need a Realtor. However, the advice that each of you have your own attorney is good, and you might find that an attorney might recommend that option a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 11, 2014 Home Buying in 60634
Brendan Ross, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Brendan Ross answered:
Offer accepted on a short sale 2 1/2 months ago by seller. Can we ask for another showing?
You are always entitled to ask for what you want through your Realtor. He or she will give you his professional opinion as to the appropriateness of your request, but ultimately, you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 31, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
John Meyers, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
John Meyers answered:
Can I be denied after loan commitment?
Not if you use a mortgage broker who does his/her homework before preparing a pre-approval letter.

I have a great broker at Wintrust Mortgage who has been a big help to my clients.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 29, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Chris Diamond, Real Estate Pro in Gurnee, IL
Chris Diamond answered:
How do I get a note of the type of loan I got way back yr 2000? I don't have the settlement papers anymore.
Agree with answer directly below.

Chris Diamond
Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation
NMLS 771882
847-775-2181
chris.diamond@thedrmc.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Bev West, Real Estate Pro in Greeley, CO
Bev West answered:
I'm about to close on a short sale property in Chicago I'm told that I will pay for the closing fee for the title company. What does it mean?
The title company charges a closing fee to for providing closing and settlement services. These fees vary according to what type of services they are doing ie. Real Estate, Loan Clos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Carl Ben Wit…, Real Estate Pro in Upper Montclair, NJ
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
FHA QUESTION: we are interested in buying a property that is a reo and has mold in the basement?
I just closed on a conventional loan home sale, where mold was detected, then tested and found non-toxic. But to provide remediation for what caused or contributed to the mold, a credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Bolingbrook, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
Hello, first time homebuyers, wondering what we need to qualify?
qualifying for a home is not difficult, and you dont need to have super high scores to make it happen. I'd love to go into detail how to make it happen.

Riccardo Wardlow
Owner
Qual ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Jeffrey Olic…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jeffrey Olichwier answered:
We are in the process of purchasing a foreclosure, after having the appraisal we were told there is peeling exterior paint on the windows,
Are you making the fixes with money out of your pocket before you own it? Are you getting an exceptional price?

If you cap it, generally that will relieve the issue since as Sandro ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 19, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
JIM Michaels, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
JIM Michaels answered:
does school and intership count as employment history in illinois? I was also offered a full time position at the company i intered
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
Cheriamor Ho…,  in Chicago, IL
Cheriamor Houston, REALTOR, ADPR, CNE answered:
How do I place a cash offer?
Phil, I've only browsed through other people's answers and I definitely agree with Scott. You'll need proof of funds. I'd just like you to be aware of the fact tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 3, 2010 Home Buying in 60634
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