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Greg Zajdel, Real Estate Pro in 60004
Greg Zajdel answered:
Looking for advice on reducing buyer's agent commission
It's a weird question since buyers brokers are being paid by the Seller not buyer!!!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 3, 2015 Home Buying in 60010
Kim Alden, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Kim Alden answered:
What is the average price per square foot for new construction in Barrington?
That question depends on the finishes you are requesting. Prices can range from $125 to $800 a foot depending.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 2, 2015 Home Buying in 60010
Kim Alden, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Kim Alden answered:
My family and I are thinking about buying a new construction home in South Barrington from Toll Brothers. How is their overall build quality?
They have a great reputation. Many buyers are very happy there including a past staff member.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 2, 2015 Home Buying in 60010
Michael B De…, Other/Just Looking in 48415
Michael B Decman 630-427-4668 answered:
I have credit of around 620. Good career income 120K , min debt, plan to sell condo to purchase a home. What are odds at getting a loan?
I have a program where with as little as 5% down(can be gift funds) will qualify you for a loan.

Mike Decman
Cherry Creek Mortgage Company
6440 Main Street, Suite 320
Woodridge, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in 60010
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
Commission rebate question for agents
No matter the business model, we are paid a success fee. Don't sell it don't get paid. If I promised you a $1500 rebate in stead of the $1,000 your guy offered and didn't sell it, moot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 4, 2013 Home Buying in Barrington
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
What is the primary cost driver for mold remediation?
fixing the source of the water entry, grading toward the house or bad flashing on roof to major restoration behind the walls. They walk in wearing hazmat suites looking like a ghostbus ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in Barrington
PAT FALBO, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
PAT FALBO answered:
I found a property I am interested in and found out that Prudential Relocation holds the warranty deed. What?
It appears Prudential Relocation has purchased the home or in some process of buying the home.

There is almost always room for negotiations in any kind of REO. A company does not wa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in 60010
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
Barrington, Deerpark, or Kildeer? Need help renting out my current home and then to buy in one of these areas...
How did this scenario work out for you?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Barrington
Lisa Mccauley, Real Estate Pro in 60010
Lisa Mccauley answered:
I need R1 zoning
What is the current zoning now? Is it commercial? Are you trying to get rezoned?

www.monalisahomes.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Home Buying in 60010
Pam Jacobs, Real Estate Pro in 60010
Pam Jacobs answered:
What is the sales to list ratio for Barrington?
The sales price to list price ratio has been 91% over the last 12 months in Barrington. Keep in mind that this is just an average. Many buyers are only judging how good of a deal they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 28, 2009 Home Buying in Barrington
Adam Roth, Real Estate Pro in 87321
Adam Roth answered:
are downpayment assistance programs a good idea?
Yes, New Mexico has the MFA which provides assistance to home buyers who are low-income, disabled, or public servants.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 19, 2009 Home Buying in 60010
Michael Lesc…, Real Estate Pro in Fox Lake, IL
Michael Lescher answered:
I've heard a lot about these first time home buyer programs thru affordable housing that provide downpayment
The Government has authorized the use of the $8,000 tax credit at the closing table (on FHA loans) for down payment and closing costs. Each lender now needs to to put the mechanics in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2009 Home Buying in 60010
Edward J. Pl…, Real Estate Pro in Carol Stream, IL
Edward J. Plaskacz answered:
Hello, Does anybody know the status and price history of 3 Creekside Lane, in Barrington Hills, 60010?
Hi Hotlips,
You sound like someone who has been disappointed by real estate agents in the past. I am sorry to hear that. An MLS is indeed private and owned by real estate profes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 31, 2009 Home Buying in 60010
Hotlips, Both Buyer and Seller in Beverly Hills, CA
Hotlips answered:
two offers on a forclosed home what is the process to make deal
Realtors try to create the false impression of a hot market by deliberately "underpricing" a house. Say a seller's agent knows that house will probably go for $400,000. He places ads as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 31, 2009 Home Buying in 60010
Kathy Diegel, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Kathy Diegel answered:
i am looking for a great buy for a single family home in Barrington or Cary. If any brokers know of a
Sites like Trulia or Realtor.com do not give you up to date information on what's available. The only way to get an up to date list of homes is through the MLS. Most realtors have you r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2009 Home Buying in Barrington
Mark Christe…, Real Estate Pro in 60005
Mark Christensen answered:
In process of buying home with previously undisclosed elevated radon levels. Are we still obligated to close?
I am going to assume that you found out about the elevated radon levels by having your own testing done. I am also going to assume that you have been in consultation with both your at ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2008 Home Buying in 60010
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