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Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Do you think the fact that 1/3 of a condo buildings units are owned by CHA and rented out for low income housing,affect resale value of other units?
It could and even if 33% were rented out to anyone lenders do not like buildings that have many rentals. This is why condos boards limit the number of allowed rentals in a building or e ... more
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Greg Zajdel, Real Estate Pro in 60056
Greg Zajdel answered:
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Mark Zatz, Real Estate Pro in 60102
Mark Zatz answered:
Who owns 1856 N Howe st?
Best place to check that is through the cook county recorders office.. Online is www.ccrd.info.
If you are thinking of writing an offer or looking for similar properties, I would love ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Chris Baker, Real Estate Pro in 60523
Chris Baker answered:
What is the best neighborhood in Chicago to buy? I am not familiar with the city but am interested in an upscale area close to everything , trans.
There are several upscale areas that are conveniently located. However, each area is different so to say one area is better than another would be biased. I would need to dig deeper in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Michael Vrie…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, Chicago,...
Michael Vrielink answered:
What are lots worth on the 1600 block of North Burling St?
I see two previous listings on that block -- A 26.11' wide RM4.5 zoned lot that sold for $987k, and a VERY aggressive standard lot/tear down listing from 2010 for $2.3M. Generally, I wo ... more
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Mack Alsaidi, Real Estate Pro in 60201
Mack Alsaidi answered:
I am interested in purchasing a 1 BR condo in Lincoln Park/Lakeview area but don't have a broker or agent.
I'm sure you've bought a place by but if not, please let me know.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 21, 2014 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
More affordable areas around Lincoln Park
I suggest you talk to a licensed real estate agent. I know a great one I can refer you to if need be.

Sean Cochran
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Ivan Sagel,…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ivan Sagel, ABR, SFR answered:
Was Planning on buying a property, then got laid off, what to do?
Hi Julie,

Have you found a new job in Chicago yet? Mortgage rates are very low, now is a great time to take advantage of them.

All the best,

Ivan Sagel
Ivan@atpr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Vikas Wadhwa, Real Estate Pro in 60611
Vikas Wadhwa answered:
% of listing price for offer?

I agree with many of the other responses that it depends on the property. But, I did just submit offers for two clients in Lincoln Park in the last week, so I compiled the at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Jennifer Ames, Real Estate Pro in 60614
Jennifer Ames answered:
Is it a bad time to buy in Lakeview/Lincoln Park area? Are the prices inflated and are there too many?
Hi Laura,

JC mentioned the Forbes Magazine story entitled “America’s Most Troubled Luxury Neighborhoods” that was published last month which suggested that Lincoln ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Aug 16, 2009 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Lisa Schade, Real Estate Pro in 60048
Lisa Schade answered:
To pay cash for a home or get a loan - which way saves more money if I plan to sell it in 7 years?
Hi Maggie-
To answer your question, ask yourself these questions...

Do I make money on a cash sale? Or do I make money on a loan purchase?

Is your money working for you or ar ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2008 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Sierra Bloom, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sierra Bloom answered:
What should I ask a realtor who I am interviewing to be my buyers agent?
I think that I may have been misunderstood in my answer. Originally I said that you want your agent to be available and I got some slack for that because other agents assumed that if an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 26, 2008 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
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