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Brian Bleers, Real Estate Pro in 60605
Brian Bleers answered:
What is the Owner Occupancy Ratio for the Running Creek community in Florence, Kentucky (41042) ? Thank you, Melissa Hayes
You should get in touch with an agent who is licensed in the state of Kentucky. Visit http://www.century21.com and scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see an option in the b ... more
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Matt Hoyt, Real Estate Pro in 60035
Matt Hoyt answered:
what is everyones opinion of the wellington park subdivision? .
Nice location and very residential. Kind of a "tweener". An area Located in between neighborhoods that are more of a destination. You have to leave your neighborhood for entertainmen ... more
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James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
Can I sue Fannie mae to force them to uphold the contact they agreed to when they accepted my offer to buy a forclosure unit?
sue sound like its a legal that would be a good question for a lawyer
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 5, 2013 Home Buying in 60657
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
Are there any first time buyer programs that can assist me, anything with closing cost to some sort of credit ?
Speak to your lender. One thing I suggest is wrapping the closing costs into your loan and asking for the credit back from the sellers. Basically you increase the purchase price you agr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Home Buying in 60657
Manuel Brown…, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Manuel Brown (312) 600-5710 answered:
Cash buyers can score better deals? myth or for real in the current market?
Cash buyers absolutely score better deals especially in today’s economy and generally beat out mortgage buyers that are trying to purchase banked owned real estate.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Home Buying in 60657
Thomas Forem…, Real Estate Pro in Glencoe, IL
Thomas Foreman answered:
Do you think it is better to buy a studio in say Lincoln Park area or a two bedroom in Irving Park.?
I depends if you need the space or are you just buying it for an investment. What are your specific needs?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Home Buying in 60657
Thomas Forem…, Real Estate Pro in Glencoe, IL
Thomas Foreman answered:
I'm looking for a realtor who specializes in historic property listings in Chicago - anyone know of one?
I can set up a search for exactly what you are looknig for.

Thomas Foreman
Kale realty
773-405-0600
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Home Buying in 60657
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
How do builders get away with this?
Get away with what? Whats the concern/question?

Matt Laricy
Americorp Real Estate
Brokers Associate, e-PRO
mlaricy@americorpre.com
708-250-2696
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 12, 2010 Home Buying in 60657
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
I am buying a shortsale. Is it legal to be asked to pay the realestate taxes of the seller for the last year and a half?
They can ask for anything. You have no reason at all to agree to it.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 23, 2010 Home Buying in 60657
Ron, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ron answered:
what are the costs of property when buying a condo?
It really depends, but one that you should always do before you buy anything is check the title! I can't tell you all the horror stories I have heard about people who though that t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2009 Home Buying in 60657
Ken Dooley C…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ken Dooley CIPS, ABR, TRC answered:
Do I qualify for the 8K tax credit?
Take a look at the following link to a video along with an FAQ section with additional links.

http://www.kendooley.com/am-i-eligible/

Best of luck,

Ken Dooley, Conlon: A Real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 12, 2009 Home Buying in 60657
Christopher.…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Christopher.Thomas answered:
how do i get the best mortgage rate out there? it always seems like someone else gets that 1/8 point better
Dear David (and Hubie),

I just want to point out a couple of things. I formerly worked as both a loan originator and support staff for a mortgage loan originator in addition to work ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 2, 2009 Home Buying in 60657
Tim Haywood, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Tim Haywood answered:
Where, specifically, can I go online to find out about new developments going up in a particular area?
You can find new developments at www.findyourplaceinchicago.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 26, 2008 Home Buying in 60657
Jeff Kropp, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jeff Kropp answered:
as a buyer, what related costs will i be responsible for and what does the seller have to cover? I am trying
Donnie, there are two components to your question. First, repairs are negotiable so the seller may or may not have to repair the HVAC (assuming it no longer works). If it works, it is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2008 Home Buying in 60657
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Dual Agency? My husband and I have been searching for property on our own.
Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to let you know that Lauren posted some additional questions about this situation at the link below.

Best Wishes,

Emily Gibson
Customer Service Rep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2008 Home Buying in 60657
Pam Winterba…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Pam Winterbauer answered:
the house i want to buy has an adjacent lot being used as another yard. i can't afford that lot. risks?
Is the intent to build another home on the property? I would ask them to do a lease option.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 18, 2007 Home Buying in 60657
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