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Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
The property taxes in Park Forest seem excessively high. Why is this? Do you think there will be changes to lower them?
Great question. First of all, if you look at all the south suburbs, with few exceptions, the taxes are high. Why? One reason is most of these towns have home rule, which allows them ... more
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Karen Breen…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
The news lately has been filled with reports of blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and fires, each of which has resulted in untold loss of lives, homes, and possessions.  As we watch with horror… Read more
Blogged Sun Jun 22, 2014 by Karen Breen Elia, ABR, CRS Home Insurance Home Ownership
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Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Tips on homeowners insuranceFrom http://money.cnn.com/Things you need to know about home insurance, including picking the right insurer and getting the proper coverage.1. You're a statistic.To an insurer,… Read more
Blogged Mon Apr 28, 2014 by Sarah Leonard Home Insurance
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Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Not sure if this question can be answered here! Is there a rule of thumb on approx how much homeowner's insurance is vs. the purchase price?
No not really - it all depends on the rebuild cost. Depending on the coverages that you have, for a single family owner occupied home the cost should be between $600-$1200. Get a few qu ... more
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Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
What is a FHA Loan?Definition given by WikipediaAn FHA insured loan is a US Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance backed mortgage loan which is provided by a FHA-approved lender. FHA insured… Read more
Blogged Thu Jan 30, 2014 by Sarah Leonard Home Buying Financing Home Insurance
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Bill Dafnis, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
Fall is in full swing and no matter where you live, Old Man Winter will soon be arriving. If homeowners are not careful, they can be caught off guard, putting both their finances and families at risk.… Read more
Blogged Mon Dec 2, 2013 by Bill Dafnis Quality of Life Property Q&A Home Insurance
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Peter Burke,…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
The following is interesting information on what to do when the storm hits. However, here are a few ideas on what to do BEFORE THE STORM! To claim a loss you may need to prove what you had! Take a cell… Read more
Blogged Fri Nov 22, 2013 by Peter Burke, SFR Remodel & Renovate Home Insurance Home Ownership
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Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
 Deaths from fires and burns are the third-leading cause of fatal home injuries, and Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Michael Consedine has offered five simple ways to prevent home fires. "Often… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 18, 2013 by Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 Home Buying Home Selling Home Insurance
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Lala Mahoney, Real Estate Pro in Wilmette, IL
Did you know...“In real estate business and law, a title search or property title search is the process of retrieving documents evidencing events in the history of a piece of real property, to determine… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 11, 2013 by Lala Mahoney Home Buying Home Insurance Home Ownership
Nancy Case, Real Estate Pro in 60074
Homeowners Insurance: Winter Prep to Keep Costs DownFall is the perfect time for homeowners to ensure their house is prepared for winter weather. A home should be winterized so it will be able to sustain… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 31, 2013 by Nancy Case General Area How To... Home Insurance
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Angel Calzad…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Appraisers expect continued growth in mortgage lending appraisals and specialized areas of consulting, according to a recent survey conducted by the Appraisal Institute.Residential appraisers expect… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 24, 2013 by Angel Calzadilla Home Buying Foreclosure Home Insurance
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Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Five Insurance Tips for Married CouplesWhether you've dated forever or had a whirlwind romance, enjoyed a big wedding or kept it simple, one fact appears to be almost universal – those first months… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 23, 2013 by Sarah Leonard Quality of Life Home Insurance Home Ownership
Greg Olson, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
There are more than enough brands, shapes and sizes of water heaters around. The fuel types and energy ratings vary as well. There are also tank and tankless heaters. Review tips provided by top rated… Read more
Blogged Tue Oct 1, 2013 by Greg Olson Property Q&A Home Insurance Home Ownership
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Nancy Case, Real Estate Pro in 60074
This Halloween, Don't Forget About Safety and Home Security Halloween is the beginning of an exciting time of year for children, as well as the child in all of us. This Halloween, safety and home security… Read more
Blogged Mon Sep 30, 2013 by Nancy Case Crime & Safety In My Neighborhood Home Insurance
Nancy Case, Real Estate Pro in 60074
Preventing Falls Crucial to Keeping Older Adults SafeThe Home Safety Council, one of the only national nonprofit organizations solely dedicated to preventing injuries that occur in and around the home,… Read more
Blogged Sat Sep 28, 2013 by Nancy Case Quality of Life Crime & Safety Home Insurance
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Nancy Case, Real Estate Pro in 60074
Home Safety Tips for National Fire Prevention WeekAs National Fire Prevention Week draws to a close (October 4-10), it is important for homeowners to keep in mind and practice fire safety tips throughout… Read more
Blogged Sat Sep 28, 2013 by Nancy Case General Area Crime & Safety Home Insurance
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Nancy Case, Real Estate Pro in 60074
Safety Awareness during Crime Prevention Month More than 13 million Americans become victims of crime every year. While much is done reactively when crimes are committed, Master Lock, an industry leader… Read more
Blogged Sat Sep 28, 2013 by Nancy Case Crime & Safety In My Neighborhood Home Insurance
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Jackie Lynch, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
 By Barbara Pronin Going without home insurance is risky, so most of us bite the bullet and pay the premium. But there are ways to sav… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 26, 2013 by Jackie Lynch Property Q&A Home Insurance Home Ownership
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Bill Dafnis, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
10 Ways to Control Home Insurance CostsBy Barbara Pronin Going without home insurance is risky, so most of us bite the bullet and pay the premium. But… Read more
Blogged Tue Sep 24, 2013 by Bill Dafnis Property Q&A Home Insurance Home Ownership
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Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
Why is insurance more on a FHA than a USDA loan?
I agree with others, the loan officer said mortgage insurance, you heard home owner’s insurance.

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
JSimms@cmcloans.com
Financing Kentucky One Home at ... more
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