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MegSM, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
MegSM answered:
what if I have bad credit? Can I still rent a home?
It's very possible that you can still rent a home even if you have bad credit. Bad credit doesn't necessarily mean a bad tenant. The best thing you can do is to educate yourself as to w ... more
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Jackie Beard…, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Jackie Beardsley answered:
Hi everyone! My husband and I are looking into buying our first home together but we aren't sure when to start looking around or getting involved
Hi lovespring, by now you know the first step is to speak with a lender. I specialize with first time buyers and have been a long time resident in the Naperville area (since 1968). Pl ... more
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HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
whats the lowest amount i hv to put down for a conv. loan for a 200k s/f hm?
3% down if your credit score is 680 or higher. It's called the Conventional 97. Now available at a mortgage company near you.

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 30, 2015 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
Help needed! First time home buyer!!
the process is as easy as anything else you have bought.

Riccardo Wardlow

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630-670-8266
Specializing in Illinois and California
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
After my loan went to the underwriter it was passed to quality control and they state my answers on the credit explanation are too vague. Supposed to
The explanation has to be yours but a good loan officer will assist so that it is worded the correct way to pass underwriting approval for a full explanation.

For mortgage help, ca ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
How do you figure taxes on a house you are considering to buy? Do you look at what the current owner is paying and assume you will pay the same?
You can look them up on the county website. If you need help please call and i can walk you through it.

For mortgage help, call (855) 893-1177 or email for a free pre-approval in le ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
How do I know if a property is for sale, there is contract, pre-foreclosure? etc. It also says "public records". First time buyer.
I recommend working with a licensed realtor and they can help answer these questions about specific properties through the MLS system. I know several that will help if you want to cont ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
Looking for single family rental or rent to own property in Downer's Grove, Woodridge, Darien Area or Oak Park, Elmwood Park, Berwyn area
I can help you find a realtor and help you personally with the loan.

For mortgage help, call (855) 893-1177 or email for a free pre-approval in less than 10 minutes. We lend our own ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
Anyone with information on repairing credit reports and scores?
I have a company that I have seen first hand help clients go from denied to qualified. Please call or email if you want the name and details.

For mortgage help, call (855) 893-1177 ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
I bought in jan, fha and want to switch to conv. loan so i can buy a sf, fha. can i do it,how long ,and how do i do it?
We have our office in Downers Grove and there are many ways to refinance away from an FHA, it depends on your situation if it is better to do another FHA loan with lower interest or go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Nicholas Cor…, Real Estate Pro in 60046
Nicholas Corso answered:
I would like to start to buy HUD homes as investment property , is their a class or something i can take to help me with the process?
Hello Joe:
I'm a local lender and real estate investor. I have purchased distressed HUD homes in the past and can be cumbersome in choosing as I personally have rehabbed many in our a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Terry Kauffm…, Real Estate Pro in Lisle, IL
Terry Kauffman answered:
my daughter was looking at a house she loved, but the agent that was there told her it would cost her 70,000 dollars to clean the house just to live
$70,000 for ceaning is an enormous amount of money and very unlikely. It is possible that the realtor meant repairs and cleaning. I would agree that the five contracts she was referring ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 19, 2013 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Joe Kenny, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Joe Kenny answered:
downers grove rent to own?
There's a company that buys properties for people and lets them rent back with option to purchase. HyperionHomes.org If I can answer anything else please give me a call. 630-455-8135
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Joe Kenny, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Joe Kenny answered:
My wife and I are looking for owner financing.
Brian,
I have an investor that can help you and has already helped a few. Please give me a call. 630-334-2858.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Jo Ann Wilde, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, IL
Jo Ann Wilde answered:
How far in advance of buying should a 1st time home buyer contact an agent?
Hi Jason,

Now would be a good time to start contacting agents if you'd like to close in March 2013. Many homes on the market are short sales, which generally take a long time, i.e. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 26, 2012 Home Buying in Downers Grove
LaVonda Hardy, Real Estate Pro in 60148
LaVonda Hardy answered:
Want to purchase Fannie Mae home, but it is currently tenant occupied...how long to close?
I agree with you Lester, there are several variables here that need to be answered before any agent can give you the correct answer for it. Most of it hinges on whether the tenants are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 23, 2012 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Lester S.  , Real Estate Pro in Dupage County, IL
Lester S. answered:
why is the majority of the info wrong about 5737 Sherman Ave? IE, taxes are over 4k, crawl not basement, no family and living room- just one, etc...
Hi G, the further you get from the MLS, the more chance for incorrect or not up to date info you may find. No substitute for getting info from your trusted Broker working for you. I c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 1, 2012 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Lester S.  , Real Estate Pro in Dupage County, IL
Lester S. answered:
Hi I am in a initial stage of the short sale process-Does the seller have the responsibility to immediately
the simple answer to your question is that the seller/owner has NO obligation whatsoever to notify the bank that they have received an offer. in typical (more on this later) short sale ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 28, 2012 Home Buying in 60517
Lester S.  , Real Estate Pro in Dupage County, IL
Lester S. answered:
I'm buying a short sale. When shopuld I do inspection adn when should I start my mortgage approval?
just a clarification....to do the inspection "now" on a short sale means after you have a contract signed by the seller as in any standard deal, instead of waiting til you get the appro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 28, 2012 Home Buying in Downers Grove
Laura Karamb…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Laura Karambelas answered:
do the condos on saratoga take pets?
What condo building are you looking at over there? The one that is known as "Westbrook" allows pets but there is a weight and count limit. The management companes do vary...Foster, Va ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 28, 2012 Home Buying in Downers Grove
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