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Patrick Nola…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Patrick Noland answered:
looking at 7243 Madison St. 211. Is stated info correct that assessments are over $18,000 a year. If so, is that because of building vacancies .
I am not sure where you found that info. The monthly HOA fee is $235. The taxes are $4958. Hope this helps.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Home Buying in Forest Park
John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
Looking for a 2 bed room to rent or to own by June.
Check these links:,IL/2p_beds ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Rental Basics in Forest Park
Patty Harris…, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Patty Harrison 630-854-3459 answered:
How much money will I have to put down??

If you are purchasing in Illinois, I would be happy to help you. If you are VA eligible, you do not need a down payment. Other programs require 3.5-5% down; some of theim wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Market Conditions in Forest Park
Djordje Golub, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Djordje Golub answered:
If you had a foreclosure in 2007 are you allowed to purchase a foreclosure?
Give me a call so I can review your financial situation and help you get a pre-approved for a new home loan.

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0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 26, 2013 Foreclosure in Forest Park
Patricia McG…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Patricia McGuinness answered:
Tried to inquire about property and having problems send message.
Hi, Windy. I'd be happy to help you find out about any property you're interested in. Feel free to email me directly at or give me a call at 708-697-5 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Rentals in Forest Park
Lanny Gibson, Home Buyer in Forest Park, IL
Lanny Gibson answered:
how far is this rental from 101 main st.?
it's park forest il. but correct address of which I had originally stated.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 15, 2013 Rentals in Forest Park
John Bates, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
John Bates answered:
How much would it cost to demolish a house built in 1923 on a 38x123 lot in Forest Park, IL 60130?
A home built in 1923 will more than likely have asbestos, and lead paint. Is this home of any historical significance? It may be in a protected historic district. It is best to start wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 60130
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
When are the down payment and lender fees due?
When you make an offer, in the offer you and your agent will decide how much of an earnest money deposit you will initially put down, so the seller knows you are earnest in your intenti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 24, 2012 Financing in 60130
Zak Knebel,…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Zak Knebel, ePRO, SFR answered:
I am looking for a 3 bedroom apartment in the Forest Park area, or Elmwood Park area for around 1050.

Instead of contacting the listing agent you would need a local selling agent to represent you. There are two agents in each purchase and/or rental transaction (unless your wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Rentals in Forest Park
Jolyn Crawfo…, Real Estate Pro in River Forest, IL
Jolyn Crawford answered:
I would like to buy a parking spot that is in an under ground heated garage, in downtown Forest Park. It's
If you're in Georgia, check with a local realtor in your town who has sold under ground parking spots in other condo buildings. In Forest Park, IL they range from $10000 to $200000. In ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in 60130
Jolyn Crawfo…, Real Estate Pro in River Forest, IL
Jolyn Crawford answered:
203K - In need of a contractor - Chicagoland
You need to get an FHA consultant first, to inspect the house once you have a contract and then shop for the contractor...the consultant determines what has to be done with FHA funds an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Home Buying in 60130
Jm, Both Buyer and Seller in Forest Park, IL
Jm answered:
My kids are first-time buyers. They would like to buy within 1 mile of the blue-line and near the Madison St. business district.
Have them check out our townhome at 1114 Des Plaines Avenue-- It's walking distance to the Blue Line & we have loved living here for the past 8 years!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Home Buying in Forest Park
Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
How can I edit the home details to remove interior photos of the house? They are invasive!!
Hi Rosa,

Laura's answer below is correct. If your home is for sale you should ask you agent to remove any photos that you don't wish to be displayed online. If however your home is n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 22, 2012 Tech Tips in Forest Park
Anthony Cava…, Real Estate Pro in Channahon, IL
Anthony Cavalea IV answered:
Can a Village enforce Code Violations they neglected to identify when previously granting a Cert. of Compliance? Nothing has been changed in the home.
I disagree with Vincent somewhat. Usually, if the codes have changed, you are grandfathered in. I see no reason why this shouldn't be the case.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 21, 2011 Home Selling in Forest Park
Mike, Home Buyer in Indianapolis, IN
Mike answered:
Has anyone used Market Place Homes to buy a new home and rent their old condo/home?
We are also considering this company, the company makes the majority of their money through the commission on your new home, they will agree to buy your house at a certain price if they ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in 60130
Sondra Savino…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Sondra Savino, SFR answered:
Could I sell my condo and have the buyer just take over the payments in IL?
Hi Wolfiea,
I agree with the other agents that have responded, first things first, check your loan documents. Most of the loans we are seeing are not assumable, however there are a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 14, 2011 Home Selling in 60130
Dana Schuster, Real Estate Pro in 70458
Dana Schuster answered:
want to rent a coach house
hello to Forest park!

My grandparents lived on Beloit Ave. in FP. my mother was married from that house--graduated from PROVISO in the 40's. Their house was a really great bungalow-- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2009 For Rent in Forest Park
Marion Digre, Real Estate Pro in 60302
Marion Digre answered:
Conflict of Interest? Dual Professions? Attorney & Title Co. Board Executive/Employee...?
I can't see how it could have had any negative effect on you as a buyer or even if you had been the seller for that matter. Almost all real estate attorneys I know have title company a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2009 Home Selling in 60130
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