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Mary, Home Buyer in Fairview Heights, IL
Mary answered:
My wife and I are considering moving to Edwardsville, IL from California. Just too expensive for us to live here.
I just found your post, and I agree with others that this is a nice area. If I didn't have to move, I'd stay here forever. Very tranquil, 15 minutes from the SIU campus and city of Edwa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Home Buying in Edwardsville
Jen and Jean…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Jen and Jean Team, CRS, GRI answered:
Would a price reduction or a decorating allowance be more attractive to a buyer?
This is a fantastic question and one that many ask when considering buying a home with needed repair.
Lenders these days are not allowing any types of allowances, so the quick Answer t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Selling in 62025
Mike Kirksey, Real Estate Pro in Collinsville, IL
Mike Kirksey answered:
is SIUE nearby?
Yes you are just a short distance from the SIU-E campus and the downtown area and lots of shopping.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 16, 2014 Market Conditions in Edwardsville
Mark Pulliam, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Mark Pulliam answered:
I'm looking for a 2-3 bedroom & 1-3 bathroom house/apartment. Myself and two others plan to attend SIUE this upcoming fall. Appreciate any help!
The best real estate company to contact for rentals is Strano & Associates Real Estate. You can call them at 618-257-7675 or visit their website at strano.com/rental.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 16, 2014 Rentals in Edwardsville
Kim Garbe, Real Estate Pro in 62025
Kim Garbe answered:
I'm looking for a four bedroom house to rent. I plan to go to SIUE in the fall of 2014. Any help is greatly appreciated!?
Hi Tara,

Coldwell Banker Brown has a rental department and you can call and ask for Linda Wheaten. The number is 618-656-2278, Mon. - Sat. Also picking up the Edwardsville Intelli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 28, 2013 Rentals in Edwardsville
Jessica Bate…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Bateman answered:
Lower than 620 score VA Home Loan
I tell my clients that are having difficulty getting approved to go to The Lenders Network. They go down to 580 for FHA and VA loans in all 50 states

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 13, 2013 Financing in 62025
Nancy Milton…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Nancy Milton Holtzscher answered:
We're looking for a two bedroom home in Edwardsville, with utilities included. We plan on moving in this summer! Any help is greatly appreciated!!!?
Hi, Anostermann: If you send me your email address I will send you a list of my Edwardsville rental links. Thanks!
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Rentals in Edwardsville
Marge Haworth, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Marge Haworth answered:
We have traditional brick 2 story, 4 bedrm, 2 bath up, open kitchen/breakfast/fam rm w/ traditional dining room, living room, 1/2 bath on main.
So you already have 4 bedroom up stairs? And if I understand it you are considering adding an additional master bedroom with bath to the main level for a total of 5 bedrooms but at the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 7, 2013 Home Selling in Edwardsville
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
I don't have FICO, because I am building my credit history. can I buy a house with 50% downpayment?
Good afternoon Roxy,

It is unlikely you can qualify for a mortgage loan at this time without a FICO score and a credit history established for at least 2 years. Take the time to do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Financing in Edwardsville
Susan Jo Cok…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Susan Jo Coker asked:
Considering the Metro East? I Market this Area(Edwardsviile,Troy,Collinsville,Belleville,O'Fallon,and Highland) for Over 15 Yrs!. I have the Knowledge & Expertise to Make you Move SUCCESSFUL! Call me Today 618-444-2671
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Buying in Edwardsville
Nancy Milton…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Nancy Milton Holtzscher answered:
Lookin 4 place to live. 1 or 2 bed. Prefer with rent less than 800 a month. House or apt. Email at jacobbarfield@hotmail
Hi, Jacob: I have a list of rental resources in the Edwardsville area that I will email to you. Good luck with your search and don't hesitate to ask if you have other questions about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 For Rent in Edwardsville
Carolyn Koes…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Carolyn Koester (618) 791-6712 answered:
I'm looking to rent a 3 bed home near SIUE (and District 7 for middle school) for the fall. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Hello Samara,
It is good that you are starting early to search for a rental as the next six weeks are critical to find the best locations and prices to match your needs . I did a quic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Rentals in Edwardsville
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
Who believes Open Houses SELL the listing?
I know in the past, there have been similar questions like this and some answered that they always had really good luck with opens. I believe that it is truly local. There are some ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 Home Selling in Edwardsville
Rich Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Rich Anderson answered:
I am looking to buy either a small house, mobile home or condo in the Edwarsville, illinois area for my
Alison, getting ready to sell one that was used exactly for what your wanting to do. Safe area 3 bedroom home,all one level.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in Edwardsville
Rich Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Rich Anderson answered:
Hello! My family recently moved to Edwardsville and are looking to buy a house. We have excellent credit,
Jenny, $100 a square foot including the lot will buy you all the home you can imagine. Someone hasn't showed you the possibilties. Its buyers deluxe market and there are definetly deals ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in Edwardsville
Terri Blackm…, Real Estate Pro in O'Fallon, IL
Terri Blackman answered:
which of the real estate companies are the best producers in Edwardsville?
Some of the answers you've already seen are very good. I would however say that you cannot judge which agent or firm would best serve your needs based on this kind of a search. To ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 7, 2011 Home Buying in Edwardsville
Nancy Milton…, Real Estate Pro in Edwardsville, IL
Nancy Milton Holtzscher answered:
How much have home values declined in the last 18 months in the Edwardsville area?
While we're now halfway through 2011, this question posted by a homeowner back in 2009 is still valid for Edwardsville residents planning to sell or buy a home in the near future.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 18, 2011 Market Conditions in 62025
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
When a house goes under a contingency contract, do you take that property off Trulia?
No and this is why it is good to have a local agent using the MLS tools keep you abreast of new and recently under contract homes that are pending close. Another wierd thing is that tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 1, 2011 Using Trulia in 62025
Jimmy Linvil…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, IN
Jimmy Linville answered:
I looking for one bdrm/furnished rental near SIUE. unfamiliar with the area. Where do I look? Any suggestions?
I am just 45 min away if you would like I will do some research for you and email it. How quickly do you need it.
Lisa
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 1, 2011 For Rent in Edwardsville
Jerry Grodes…, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Jerry Grodesky (630) 533-7600 or (217) 386-4220 answered:
I'm looking for a room near SIUE. Any suggestions?
Depending what you want to afford, I know of a wonderful lady with a large complex there. Contact me with your info and I will put her in contact with you.
email: farmandlakehouses@ya ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 1, 2011 For Rent in Edwardsville
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