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kokomuncie, Home Owner in Galena, IL
kokomuncie answered:
Hi There, I am thinking of investing in a home in Galena which I can use it to rent it out and maintained. Is this profitable?
Hi Raj,

Don't know if you've already bought a house, but we have a FSBO in the low 100's. It is a 4 bed/2 bath and comfortably sleeps 10. Does need updating.

Let me know if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in Galena
lgoeins, Other/Just Looking in Galena, IL
lgoeins answered:
What are the advantages/disadvantages of using wood for heating fuel?
The advantage would have to 1.) it's renewable 2.) it is a comparatively less pollution gathering energy
The disadvantage would have to be that t provides less energy per unit than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Home Buying in Galena
Debbie Wolco…, Home Buyer in Elizabeth, IL
Debbie Wolcott answered:
Why are property taxes always n/a?
Because IL property taxes are quite high. I'd buy this house if it wasn't for 11,000.00 in property taxes. I use to live in the area and we were transferred to OK. Now, at retirement ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Home Buying in Galena
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
Me and my wife would like to buy our first home, but our credit isn't very good and cant afford down payment can we still buy
I am one of the Realtors encouraging Buyers to be careful.....
I know that home prices are low and interest rates are low, so in general a good time to buy property.

But I always al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 18, 2012 Home Buying in 61036
Marco Gomez, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Marco Gomez answered:
I have been approved by my local bank for a VA loan I want to be able to buy a Townhouse. I called another bank told me yes . plse advise
Your best bet is to ask each loan officer how many VA loans each has closed and ask for references from past borrowers. The biggest reason for doing this is that you want to make sure t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 13, 2012 Home Buying in Galena
Ray Oczak, Real Estate Pro in Galena, IL
Ray Oczak answered:
I am concerned about the long term property valuations in Eagle Ridge. Are there any projections that can be substantiated with real data?
Real estate values in the Galena Territory will begin to appreciate as fast and if not faster than the residential properties in the Midwest. There are 16 million people living within ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Home Buying in Galena
Gene Mundt, Real Estate Pro in 60451
Gene Mundt answered:
Are there any houses for sale in galena illinois that would consider renting?
Robby: Can you provide a bit more information on your needs? What kind of home are you looking for ... rooms? Size? Amenities? In town ... or would you drive a distance?? That mig ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 24, 2012 Home Buying in Galena
Dianne Willi…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Dianne Williams answered:
Looking for offer price advice...Home in Galena, OH off of Africa Rd. with $600K asking price. Only slightly
Hire a realtor to do a comparative market anylasis. They should be able to help you with the price differences on the tow you mentioned. If you do not know a realtor I can contact my re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2008 Home Buying in Galena
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