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Aaron Maslia…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Aaron Masliansky answered:
Am doing a FSBO, how can I estimate my closing costs?
Mike,

Here is any easy way to do it: http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/calculator/closing-costs-calculator.htm

If you need any help with selling, I would be happy to help and I know ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Sep 8, 2013 Home Selling in 60201
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
To whom should I report a realtor's unethical behavior?
Thursday will be the three-year anniversary of our unfortunate poster's question. Maybe they don't need our help any longer.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Home Selling in 60201
Ryan Rahim e…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ryan Rahim e-pro answered:
Are non-US citizens allowed to buy houses?
Yes most of my non-us citizens buyers have been cash buyers. To fund a loan for a non-us citizen feel free to contact my lender. Thanks

Karlton Uhm, Senior Mortgage Banker

People ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Home Buying in 60201
Mallory Peck, Real Estate Pro in Deerfield, IL
Mallory Peck answered:
i am looking for an apartment/house to rent for my sister in law and her four kids in Evanston close to haven middle school and kingsley elemenary
Hi Sylvia,

If you haven't received the information you need yet, feel free to contact me!

Good luck and best wishes!

Mallory
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 26, 2012 Home Buying in 60201
Celeste John…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
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Something to Make You Go HMMMM... Did you know for every 1% rise in mortgage rate, the average homebuyer loses approximately 10% in purchasing power. Monthly payments increase and affordability of…
1 vote Share Flag Tue Nov 6, 2012 Home Buying
Dayle Lively, Real Estate Pro in Winnetka, IL
Dayle Lively answered:
are coop/condos prices going up?
Hi Rob,

In the past 12 months, 268 attached units (condos, co-ops, townhouses) sold in Evanston with a median price of $208,750--this does not include foreclosures or short sales, w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 24, 2012 Home Selling in 60201
Kathleen Buf…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Kathleen Buffington answered:
Does anyone know why 15 units are for sale in 1570 Elmwood? Is there a problem with the locaton or bldg? Assessments seem high?
I forgot to address the assessments. When there is a full time doorman and additional facilities such as the exercise room and pool the assessments will be higher. The assessments her ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 15, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 60201
Kathleen Buf…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Kathleen Buffington answered:
coops condos
Buying is always a better option as it is a way to build equity and put that hard earned cash back into your pocket rather than someone elses. In terms of coop vs condo ownership I wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 20, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 60201
Attorney Ranj…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Attorney Ranj Mohip answered:
Splitting a garden apartment into 2 pieces of property
A new condo survey will need to be done and an amendment to the declaration will have to be signed and recorded. We usually charge less than $2,000 to do this.

Attorney Ranj Mohip i ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat May 28, 2011 Home Selling in 60201
Panhandle Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Navarre, FL
Panhandle Patti Mankoff answered:
I dont live in USA and i am intrested in purchasing property in Los Angeles i wanted to know is that possible for a non-immigrant someone who comes
Yes you can buy property here. The taxes come into play when selling a property if you do not have a US social security number . Then it is 10%. From state to state other taxes may app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Buying in 60201
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
How is the market in the Lincolnwood Elementary school district area in Evanston?
Susan is absolutely correct Lincolnwood school district holds its own. I, too, live and work primarily in Evanston, and Lincolnwood remains one of the schools that buyers consistently r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Home Buying in 60201
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
What is the average price of home properties in this area?
While Bill is correct, that the average in the 60201 area is about $400,000 +, the area you've specified is even a tighter micro-area, and the average sale price of properties in a tigh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2009 Home Buying in 60201
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
When should I sign a lease for a 2009-2010 school year?
Esther,

Keep looking. You may be able to find an owner that knows their renters are not going to be returning next year. If they have underclassmen in place as renters now they may b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2009 Rental Basics in 60201
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Voices Member answered:
What kind of tax rules/laws apply to Foreign citizens who are on F1 visa and want to buy a house in the US?
As a non-citizen, non-resident a 10% tax on sales price applies. As a resident, this rule does not apply.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2008 Home Buying in 60201
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
What % of asking price would you expect to get in Evanston IL right now?
Robin - you had a nice '09.

I certainly think that working with a good buyer's agent is an excellent idea. But just as a general though, I still think that Investor's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2008 Home Buying in 60201
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