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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
If a listing agent does not get back to me can I submit an offer on a home through another agent?
Not only can you but you should. The listing agent represent the Seller and while it's legal in every state for the listing agent to "represent both sides" {referred to as Dual Agency" ... more
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Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Jeff Nobleza answered:
I'm wanting to sell my condo so I can get into a house. The condo has already been on the market for a three months
Even condos with high HOA fees. Without knowing more about your situation I would bet you are likely over priced. Lower the asking price of your condo.
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Marco Amidei, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
The Pinnacle, Near North Side, Chicago, IllinoisAbout The PinnacleThe Pinnacle is a 49 story 213 unit residential condo building built in 2004. The Pinnacle is located at 21 E Huron in River North neighborhood… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 12:02pm by Marco Amidei Home Buying
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Kenan Jue, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
One of the trickiest parts of the home selling process is selecting a list price that’s just right. Not just any number will do: if you overprice your home, it will sit idle on the market, and if you… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 9:19am by Kenan Jue Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Marco Amidei, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
The Apex, Near North Side, Chicago, IllinoisAbout The ApexThe Apex is a condo development in the River West neighborhood of Chicago.Average taxes in The Apex$2,919Average association fees in The… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 7:55am by Marco Amidei Home Buying
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Marco Amidei, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
609 W. Stratford, Lake View, Chicago, IllinoisAbout 609 W. Stratford609 W. Stratford is a 30 unit condo building built in 1924. 609 W. Stratford is located in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.Average taxes in… Read more
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Chris Hazlew…, Real Estate Pro in Johns Creek, GA
Chris Hazlewood answered:
can i be approved for a conventional loan with a mid score of 668 ?
Rose what you have below is terrible advice and not indicative of what you typically find in educated and professional responses here on Trulia.

YOU ABSOLUTELY can qualify with a mi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:35am Home Buying in 60640
James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
I make about $75K, have some CC debt and a loan. Can i get a mortgage without a down payment?
email me at jmichaels@remax.net I will send you my contact
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Chicago
Mark Malave,…, Real Estate Pro in 60626
Mark Malave, Buyer's Agent answered:
Thoughts on buying a house that had a leaking underground oil storage tank removed?
You may want to get the soil tested and do a complete environmental test before moving forward.
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Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
Monthly payments with low down
You should talk with a good loan officer
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Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
If your condominium unit suffers damages due to a material defect in a "common element" of the building, must you disclose this defect?
YES , YES AND YES ! you just said ..you condominium unit suffer damages ! you must to disclosure
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in 60640
Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
If I use 401k to prchase condo will I be charged tax .
You should talk with the funds holder and ask them that question
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Chicago
Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
What can I do if the HOA refuses to release the bylaws?
The seller has to provided those docs , if they dont the question is ????? WHY ?
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Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
Can I be approved for FHA loan for a 3 unit property with a 610 credit score for a 3.5% down payment?
Not , you cant but you will get $7,500 and even more for first time buyer
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Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
How much should a real estate attorney cost for Chicago buyer contract flat fees?
You should call them , Depends if you are looking for a good one or regular
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James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
I am considering buying a property using the Veterans Homebuyers Grant. Looking at the Hyde Park, Bronzeville, Beverly areas. Can you be of?
email me at jmichaels@remax.net and I will send you a list
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Chicago
Michael Rose…, Real Estate Pro in 60654
River West is growing and here are the reasons why...Live:  There are many reasons to live in the River West neighborhood including proximity to the West Loop, easy access to major expressways and public… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 16, 2014 by Michael Rosenblum Home Buying In My Neighborhood Moving
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Michael Rose…, Real Estate Pro in 60654
With  warm weather on the horizon, more and more people are finding funds to invest in a second/vacation home.  It is currently a buyer’s market for lake homes and vacation houses in the Midwest, specifically… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 16, 2014 by Michael Rosenblum Quality of Life Home Buying
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Michael Rose…, Real Estate Pro in 60654
Long time renters-brace yourself- as city grows so does the popularity of so many neighborhoods, like Logan Square. In turn, landlords are capitalizing on this trend by dramatically increasing rents to… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 16, 2014 by Michael Rosenblum Home Buying In My Neighborhood Rent vs Buy
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Michael Rose…, Real Estate Pro in 60654
Given the crazy mobility of the Chicago market, many buyers have to pay over the asking price on homes.  Inventory is so tight; it is getting a little crazy! Some real estate brokers are suggesting clients… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 16, 2014 by Michael Rosenblum Market Conditions Home Buying
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