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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Are any of the homes listed as "for sale" able to be rented?
Generally no. People selling in this market generally need to sell to buy their next home.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 For Rent in Alton
eagle1bp, Home Seller in Decatur, IL
eagle1bp answered:
My wife and I are considering moving to Edwardsville, IL from California. Just too expensive for us to live here.
Just selling our home at 1565 Maplewood Ct. Edwardsville, Il. On zillow.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2015 Home Buying in Edwardsville
* Lisa Erthal…, Real Estate Pro in 62035
* Lisa Erthal * answered:
why is everyone surrounding selling?
It's a great market out there! Inventory is low and prices are up!! Let me know if you are thinking about selling, it is also the BEST time of year to list your home!!! I could come ... more
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Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Jeff Nobleza answered:
look at the County assessor site
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 14, 2015 Home Buying in Alton
Sandra Scott, Home Buyer in Evergreen Park, IL
Sandra Scott answered:
is SIUE nearby?
Yes, very nice town. Also, check out Glen Carbon which is across the street literally. I really miss Edwardsville. Lived there for sbout 17 years. It is a city town with a small town fe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Market Conditions in Edwardsville
Mark Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Spokane, WA
Mark Anderson answered:
I updated the square footage on our house but the listing is still showing the old square footage, how do i fix this?
Trulia is not a for sale by owner site so you will be unable to list your home here with out a real estate agent. The square footage is being pulled from public record so you will need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Selling in 62010
Jeri Patrick, Real Estate Pro in Savannah, GA
Jeri Patrick answered:
My husband and I are first time home buyers and are very interested in purchasing a home however are credit is in the 500 we have a co signer but not
I would contact a local lender and speak with them regarding getting pre-approved with a co-signer. I wish you the best of luck.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Buying in 62040
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
If a home is able to be financed through the USDA Rural loan program....would the seller of a "Cash Only" home reconsider?
If the house does not qualify for a USDA Rural loan, then the answer is NO.
The house may qualify for other financing products.

You need to discover why the home is being sold 'ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in Bethalto
Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Jeff Nobleza answered:
i filled chapter 13 back in 2008 and was cleared aug 15 2010 and i still have poor credit,is there a bank that would give a loan to get a place i have
One needs to be able to learn to crawl before they can walk....

As stated below, it is recommended you work on putting money in your bank account and working on that credit score.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2014 Home Buying in 62040
Greatenuff, Home Buyer in Alton, IL
Greatenuff asked:
Alton / woodriver il contract for deed Does anyone know of any 2-3 br houses in the Alton / woodriver Illinois area for sale contract for deed thanks dennis
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 11, 2014 Home Buying in Wood River
Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Jeff Nobleza answered:
If a quick sale on an investment property does not pay off the mortgage can the bank make me pay the balance?
Call Erik Miles for counsel at 312-854-8092 he's a great lawyer
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Foreclosure in 62021
Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Jeff Nobleza answered:
I'm looking for a duplex in Troy, IL with washer/dryer hookups. Rent around 700.00 per month.
engage the services of a realtor that works in the area to help. Their services are free as landlords pay their fee.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 9, 2014 For Rent in Troy
Cheryl De Bl…, Renter in Collinsville, IL
Cheryl De Bleyzer asked:
i will taking the bus to work, but which bus is it? I work at Culver's This question was asked from
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Collinsville
Aaron and Ch…, Real Estate Pro in Eau Claire, WI
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
I'm on disability. And I would like to rent 1 bdrm apt. next year Pet friendly is great. I would like it to be in a good location near shopping.
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check to see what they have for posted for renta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Rentals in Collinsville
Breanna Gray, Renter in Wood River, IL
Breanna Gray asked:
Looking for a 2-3 bedroom house for rent in Wood River Area. Needs to be pet friendly and would like to have a fenced in backyard. Looking in the $500-900 range.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 26, 2014 For Rent in Wood River
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
I have a credit score of 596 can I get a home loan
It seems that your scores in your range should work. Lenders like myself can go as low as 580 when it comes to credit scores. Of course, your other finances will need to be in place as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in 62058
Michael Abra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Abramsky answered:
We just got turned down for a loan for not having enough credit. What steps do we take or are there programs to help us get a loan for a home?
Here are 4 tips to help you improve your chances of getting a mortgage within the next 12 months.

1. Pay your bills on time.
Payment history makes up 35% of your credit score, and a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Home Buying in 62234
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
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