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Robert Spino…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Robert Spinosa answered:
Hello, I am a non US citizen looking to buy a house/condo in chicago, Illinois? Is it possible and can I get a mortgage? What mortgage is available?
I just wanted to simplify a few points on this topic, but before I do, I am licensed as a mortgage loan originator only in the state of California. It is possible for those in all four ... more
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Atxaviermar…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Atxaviermartin answered:
how can I get a list of condos for sale that are FHA loan eligible.?
A loan consultancy (VALoansFinance.com) is the best option, who gives you a list of condos, which are eligible for an FHA loan.
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Neil Roxas, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Neil Roxas answered:
Please let me know if you have any Russian speaking realtors in chicago il and respond with the name and phone number.
Hello,

You can take advantage of our vast network of agents here on Trulia. You may found the link below.

To search for a foreclosure specialist using our site:

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John Meyers, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
John Meyers answered:
Looking for a condo in Chicago but don't know where to start
Hello Mikaela. There are IL loan FHA programs that only require 3.5% Down and more condos are qualifying for this program which is great for you.

The first step is to get pre-approv ... more
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Roxcarlin, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Roxcarlin asked:
Private money lenders Hello, I was wondering if anybody knows of any private money lenders in the Chicagoland area? I have a somewhat unique situation that will require an all cash deal in Chicagos East Avondale…
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Vaginalatrice, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Vaginalatrice asked:
1524 1536 west marquette rd still up for sale 1524 west marqette rd i would like to purchase
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Tomschlechte, Home Buyer in Newburgh, NY
Tomschlechte asked:
address of my house
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Dustin102783, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Dustin102783 asked:
Trying to refinance to get X off mortgage but have been stay at home parent for the last 2 years. We owe 167 on the house and I would have to refinance for 208 to buy her out. The house is worth around 250 as is, it is a fixer upper. I have found someone to invest in the house with me…
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Dustin102783, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Dustin102783 asked:
Trying to refinance house after being stay at home dad for last 2 years. Getting divorced and I want to keep the house. It is worth about 250 in its current state so this means I would have to refinance for 208. I have someone who is willing to invest in the…
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Pcummins, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Pcummins asked:
My landlord wants to sell my husband and I his 2 flat that we are currently living in (Chicago) for a very good price of $20,000, but we know that it will cost us more to have the building rehab. Do you think this is a good lst time purchase for us?
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Bethmcfadd, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Bethmcfadd answered:
Is it possible to use unemployment as a income for a home?
The appraised value of my house is $625,000.00 and the balance on my mortgage is $378,00.00 and I need a cash out to P/O personal loans and credit cards. Would I be able to refi my Firs ... more
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
Looking for a good independent broker who is well versed in working with FHA loans. I'm a first time home buyer. Located in South Suburbs of Chicago,
Hi Andie, if you haven't already found someone, please contact http://gustancho.com
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne 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
I think the 203K loan will give you the most flexibility. Definitely speak to your accountant though about any and all tax benefits to assuming the 9.5% mortgage.
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
Primary vs Secondary residence if we are buying within 3 months but not moving until later in the year?
If the goal is to be in the property and if it will be your primary residence soon, then you should state it as such. Speak with a lender about your situation. I'm sure there are option ... more
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
Can charging the closing costs change your credit score and cancel the purchase of a house?
You'd be better off rolling the closing costs into the mortgage. Interest rate will be much lower than a credit card. Talk to your realtor and lender about this. Typically you are allow ... more
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
Can a 766 credit score get me a pre-approved for a mortgage loan and possibly low monthly payment?
Hi Bobby, you should talk to a lender but here's an easy calculation. For every $100K you borrow, you add $500/mo to your mortgage. To that, you will likely have to escrow for property ... more
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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
I am a US citizen non residing in the US. Now I want to move back and want to buy condo in Chicago with no credit history. Can I get a mortgage?
Hi! It can be done! You're likely going to have more stringent income and higher down payment requirements by lender, but shop around because it can be done. Hope this helps.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 16, 2016 Home Buying in 60610
Makoy1971, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Makoy1971 answered:
How hard is it to clear up code violations when a basement was illegally converted into a duplex down?
dont do it i just got cited about my basement
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 9, 2016 Home Buying in 60613
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