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Hva1mid, Home Buyer in Oak Lawn, IL
Hva1mid answered:
how is crime rate in oak lawn , Il?
Oak Lawn has changed and not for the better.

Have lived in Oak Lawn since 1991 and now is the time to move.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 9, 2016 Crime & Safety in Oak Lawn
Taycollins42, Home Buyer in Opelika, AL
Taycollins42 answered:
If your carpeting is old, should you change it or try to clean it.
It just depends on the situation. If you've taken good care of it, cleaning it could probably make it look new enough to server any purpose you need. I would definitely suggest having a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 15, 2015 Home Selling in 60453
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
Should I hire house inspector or licensed contractor to inspect my purchase? Looking for recommendations. Thank you
The sales contract calls for you to use a licensed professional home inspector.
If you already have a specific concern beforehand, then you may want to also engage a plumber or roofer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 9, 2015 Home Buying in 60453
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How much should I save for closing costs on a 250k house with 10% down.?
I would say about $5,000. Your lender should able to tell you exactly how much.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 19, 2015 Home Buying in 60453
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Can you negotiate on short sale? If so, how much is reasonable? Thank you
Often times you can. If you have a strong contract and a good Realtor to help you through the process you have a chance.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 19, 2015 Home Buying in 60453
Mia B, Renter in Oak Lawn, IL
Mia B asked:
I am looking to rent a 3br home in the Alsip or Oak Lawn area, I do not want to go through a realty company? I will guarantee rent and pay more than required for security deposit.....3 adults and I do have a small dog also who is fully trained.
please leave a email address or contact me
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2015 Rentals in Oak Lawn
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
How do I list my home for sale?
By signing some listing papers with a Realtor and letting them develop the MLS listing, which has about 38,000 Realtors throughout Northern Illinois that will be notified and which then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 16, 2015 Home Selling in 60453
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in Crestwood, IL
Ron Krauch answered:
This is a BIG MISTAKE! I have my property for lease, for $1350 and it was showing it and now it's showing an incorrect price, $600.
It would appear as though your listing has been "scraped" or hijacked. Contact customer service to get it straightened out ASAP. 1 (888) 466-3501.

Good Luck.

Ron Krauch
Managin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2015 Investment Properties in Oak Lawn
USMortgageRa…, Other/Just Looking in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
If the seller pays the closing cost, how much money do I have to have in my saving?
Your closing cost is limited based on the loan type and the down payment. Keeping in mind that there a loans with 3% down payment on conventional loans. Get my Top 25 Questions for FREE ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in 60453
Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Jeff Nobleza answered:
Looking to buy a family home with 4 bedrooms in Oaklawn, help?
Engage the services of a realtor to help you in the process.

Also, did you know you may qualify for assistance of $7500 to help you buy a place? Consult Bernard Duganzic with Key Mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 9, 2014 Home Buying in 60453
paolita_mz, Home Buyer in 91304
paolita_mz answered:
I am interested in buying a 6 unit apartment building in the Chicago area southwest suburbs.How much of a?
I am looking for a building 40 units on Canoga Park
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Market Conditions in Oak Lawn
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
How do I upload photos, of my updated home, to my profile on Trulia?
Right, to be able to do that you have to be an Agent.

Otherwise you can have unscrupulous persons, selling and listings
home, vacant, or abandoned or for rent.

It becomes a Valid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
we have been looking for a house over 3 months and no luck?
Remember, the purchase and sale of real estate includes a large component of LUCK...for the perfect house for YOU to become available for sale precisely when YOU are ready to buy takes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Rental Basics in Oak Lawn
Harriet Maj, Real Estate Pro in Oak Forest, IL
Harriet Maj answered:
Where do I sign for this one I got the money?
Which property are your referring to? You may contact me directly at 708-870-1802 or buyahome8@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
Bart Gabe, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bart Gabe answered:
Are there any bankruptcy friendly lenders in Illinois that have a less than 2 year waiting period?
As long as you have 20% down we have options.

Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been offering loans since 1987. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 4, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
Eileen Kelsa…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Eileen Kelsall answered:
Am looking to buy Two condos what are the rules regarding subleasing one ofthem?
You would need to check with the homeowners association regarding the rules and regulations and association bylaws. This will determine if you can lease a home and the processes you mus ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
Are there any three bedroom condominiums for sale in Oak Lawn?
Sharon

Oak Lawn has a lot of condominiums available at different levels of age and upgrade. One thing Oak Lawn does not have is a lot of condominiums that allow FHA financing. Many ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
Rent to own or similiar program in Illinois
I have structured RTO deals before. I fund them myself or work with investors to do so. It totally depends on your long term outlook for credit and what your expectations are. Please ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 9, 2013 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
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