Call Catherine Leonard who manages the Baird & Warner office in Evanston. She's at 847-491-1855 and at the minimum have a conversation with her.
If you are interested in doing business on the North Side of Chicago (your Trulia question mentions zip code 60640), I recommend you call David Bailey who manages the Baird & Warner office in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. He lives in near Evanston and used to manage the Evanston office. He can be found at 773 697 5555... more
I would be happy to help you with the Pre-Qualification letter for financing. If there are numerous condo in the bulding in short sale or foreclosure, you will need a 20% down payment. We have down payment assistance programs for first time home buyers.... more