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Nicholas S.…, Real Estate Pro in Rockford, IL
Nicholas S. Nelson answered:
Question regarding HARP refinancing
Good Morning Ally,

As Larry mentioned there have been numerous changes to the HARP program since it was first introduced. You are best to sit down with a mortgage professional and s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 4, 2014 Home Buying in Carpentersville
Larry Bernst…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Brook, IL
Larry Bernstein answered:
hi, which area is better to buy a home Carpentersville or South Elgin? I have 3 little kids btw age 6 and 5month.
I a professional in a real estate-related field and have 3 children ages 6,6 & 4. I know it can be difficult to find the house not only best for your physical needs but those of your f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 2, 2014 Market Conditions in Carpentersville
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
How is the rental market for the West side of Carpentersville. How much does a 2 BR townhouse rent?
Roxi

Are you looking for something like Silverstone lakes, or an area that is closer towards the 90? Silverstone should rent in the $1000-$1200 range, depending on the updating. Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 29, 2013 Rentals in Carpentersville
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
the 3068 shenandoah dr.still in the market? and who was the previous owner?
Frosticee

The property is not currently for sale. It is currently owned by a private person. Nothing in the Shenandoah subdivision is currently available for sale. That should cha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 24, 2013 Home Buying in Carpentersville
Bart Sitzber…, Real Estate Pro in 60102
Bart Sitzberger answered:
is it still for sale?
Hello Emila,
This Listing has been cancelled. If you would like, I could find you a home thats available in the Carpentersville area. Please feel free to contact me:
homes@bartsitzber ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Market Conditions in Carpentersville
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
I'm looking for a 3 bedroom home to rent for myself, 10 month old and mother. We are on a very limited budget. Anything between 900-1200.?
Here is my recommendation to YOU, connect with a local Realtor in Carpentersville Illinois, if that is where you are looking. If you need recommendations, I would gladly recommend an Ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2012 Home Buying in Carpentersville
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
HELP!!!!!!! HOW DO I GAIN NEW INTEREST IN OUR HOME? LOWER PRICE (DON'T WANT TOO)? NEW AGENT? RE-STAGE THE HOME? TAKE IT OFF MARKET (winter)?
First of all .....
your home in order to attract attention there have to be several elements falling together

a) great photos on the internet, which requires a well furnished or we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Selling in Carpentersville
Bart Sitzber…, Real Estate Pro in 60102
Bart Sitzberger answered:
HELP!!!!!!! HOW DO I GAIN NEW INTEREST IN OUR HOME? LOWER PRICE (DON'T WANT TOO)? NEW AGENT? RE-STAGE THE HOME? TAKE IT OFF MARKET?
HI Dawn,
Unfortunately this has been a bit common lately due to stringent Lender requirements from Borrowers. First and formost the initial 60 days market time on a Listing is crucial ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 9, 2012 Home Buying in Carpentersville
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
I have decided to offer a land contract for my property. What is the best way to advertise for sale via land contract? Thanks
Angel

Land contract listings are very rare. There is a section in the MLS for financing options, where it should be placed, but I would recommend making it the first sentence in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Selling in 60110
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
I have no idea about reality trac. Some of these homes look great. but dont know what is involved with this.
Roberta,

IF you're still in the market to buy a home, prices have come down dramatically from when you first inquired. Contact me at the number below for an update on what is availa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 60110
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
What thing are offered to first time home buyers?
Amy,

The answers you've received are good. There are some nice programs available for a first time home buyer. In the past a lot of those programs were created to allow someone to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 60110
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Land contract or lease to own option, when association won't allow rentals.
Lease/Option
You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
You need the Seller to help you out!

The Seller will know it, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 60110
Nike (Nikki)…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, Chicago, IL
Nike (Nikki) Fasanya, aka Nike Knows Mortgages! answered:
My name is on a mortgage from my previous marriage. Would I still qualify for a new mortgage w/ new wife?
Hi Tom5,

Please let me explain in more detail to cut through some of the confusion. I am a Lender (over 15 years), and the guideline is very simple - people sign on mortgages every d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 8, 2012 Financing in Carpentersville
Marc White, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Marc White answered:
should i sell to a va buyer?
Great answers, its all about the condition of the property and if you truly want to sell. If your property is in bad condition, then it may not be worth your time...but that should be f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 60110
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
we bought a home last year for 47K, we already have a house that is on a loan so my question is which house do we have to live in, or can we choose???
When you purchased your home with a mortgage you told the lender you intended to occupy it in a certain manner - either as your primary residence, second/vacation home or investment/ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 19, 2011 Home Selling in 60110
Seleana, Home Buyer in Lake Zurich, IL
Seleana answered:
is it necessary for an attorney to review my rent to own contract?
thank you so much for all of you that responded i did have an attorney review my contract and she approved it another thing is bothering me now i noticed on this website the same proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 10, 2009 Home Buying in Carpentersville
Gino Metallo, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Gino Metallo answered:
what's the price of 1719 kingston?
It's not listed on the MLS.
Can you tell me if we are talking about single family, condo or townhome?
in which city?
E-mail me at gmetallo@comcast.net and I will help you with your q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2008 Home Buying in Carpentersville
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