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Nicholas S N…, Other/Just Looking in Rockford, IL
Nicholas S Nelson answered:
We are looking for a first home to buy,we have been renting for four years and have always heard its cheaper to buy and pay a morgage but its so hard
Good Morning Kimberly,

Congratulations on taking this opportunity to look at purchasing your first home. You are correct that a lot of times people find that buying a home is cheape ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2014 Home Buying in 60409
Laura Karamb…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Laura Karambelas answered:
Who do i ask for information about this house?
Good morning!

You didn't include an address in your question.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in Calumet City
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
I am a resident of South Bend IN. I wanted to know why the property taxes are so expensive. They are 7-10 times more than in South Bend.
If you look closely at the detailed Illinois tax bill, you will see the 12-15 government bodies that are allowed to tax each property and that the biggest majority or about 80%, will go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 29, 2013 Home Buying in Calumet City
Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
can a family member buy my home that is going to foreclose once it goes to auction in illinois?
An arms-length transaction is sometimes required of homes in this situation. In that case, it is often prohibited to have an immediate family member buy the home for that exact reason. ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Buying in Calumet City
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Kitty Hawk, NC
Tim Moore answered:
if an investment group buys property at 33.5k what would they sell it to me for?
When an investor sells property they first find out what it is worth in today's market in its current condition. They don't figure how much they paid for it as long as they sell it for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Home Buying in Calumet City
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I would like to know more about your rent to own program?
Lease/Option
You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
You need the Seller to help you out!

The Seller will know it, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Home Buying in Calumet City
Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
any mortage lenders willing to work with a annual income of 16500.00 to purchase a 40000.00 property with around 3000.00 down ?
If your bankruptcy was just discharged, you typically have two years from that date to wait to loan. Plus, income qualification is probably going to be an issue and any job typcially h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Home Buying in Calumet City
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Charles, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
i need someone(a realter) that speak spanish so i can see a house in calumet city il
Fidel,

I have a great Realtor that works with my team that is Spanish speaking. What is the best number for her to call you?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Buying in Calumet City
Wesley Jones, Both Buyer and Seller in Chicago, IL
Wesley Jones answered:
I AM INTERESTED IN HOUSE 1118 LUCAS ST, CALUMET CITY, IL 60409. BUT FRIENDS SAY IT IS OVERVALUED AT $99900.00. WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Hey Olsam,

My name is Wesley I am a local real estate home buyer and I am familiar with that area. Some partners of mine have sold many homes in that area and none of those properti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 14, 2011 Home Buying in Calumet City
Sarah Goulart…, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MA
Sarah Goulart Nathe answered:
A bank approved short sale with multiple offers. Can and should I put another offer in?
Ron has given you some great advice. How does your realtor feel the home is priced comparably? Will it appraise for $6,000 over asking price?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 13, 2011 Home Buying in 60409
Jose Hernand…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jose Hernandez answered:
A bank approved short sale with multiple offers. Can and should I put another offer in?
Cedric,

I must agree with Walter on everything he said. Offering more does not guarantee you will win the bidding war. The seller is in distress and for them the most important thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 13, 2011 Home Buying in 60409
Stephen Katz, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Stephen Katz answered:
Is it illegal for a landlord to rent a house thats already in foreclosure?
As long as the reprieve for the owner is still on the effect or if he or she is working on a negotiation to save the house from being taken over by the lending company, an owner can ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 4, 2010 Foreclosure in 60409
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