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Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
we have a living area in the lower level of our home. it does have a window and a closet but no door... would this qualify as a bedroom....?
It would not count as a bedroom the way the Plainfield area MLS counts. It has to be closed off from the other area. It may be worth putting a door on to count it and to sell for more.
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Jenbish56, Home Buyer in Plainfield, IL
Jenbish56 answered:
I'm looking for information on Krughoff Builders Enclave development. I'm considering buying existing or building new. What's their
By the way... Do not listen to real estate sales people. I would listen to the people that actually live in one. And yes the windows leak and rot. I have to put plastic on every year.
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
has anyone worked with james mcnaughton builders out of hinsdale? of so, what was your experience? please
I have a few realtors that are familiar with all the local builders. Please contact me for information.156

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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
how should agent advise after customer has his offer accepted by owner?
Tell him to find a good loan officer.

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Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in 10538
Diana Hellman answered:
private schools versus public schools
I am a believer in public school education. Generally, they can offer the most choices, from the basics to electives, where a private school may not have the breadth of course work. If ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
what is an FHA loan?
It's a loan the government insures to help people buy homes that might not qualify for conventional financing. FHA loans have about .25% lower rate than conventional so it is still a g ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
Plainfield Flooding
Check to see how high the home is built in relation to other homes. Some subdivisions you can clearly see that some homes were built higher and that can be becasue the builder realized ... more
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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
Why are there so many forclosures in the plainfield area?
Plainfield, IL was one of the fastest growing communities in the country when the boomed stopped in 2008.

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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
I had a foreclosure in 2010, now I bought a lot .My credit score now is 720. Can I get a FHA loan for construction? I am a contractor I'm working
It is very hard to a construction loan that close to a foreclosure. You can get an FHA loan to buy an existing home or based on a newly constructed home that is finished.

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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
What is the average # of days a house is currently on the market in plainfield IL?
Average is about 75 days but a nice house that is reasonably priced will go quicker.

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Brad Neumann…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Brad Neumann - NMLS 948036 answered:
looking for home 150,000 and under in Plainfield, Illinois
I live in Plainfield, IL and you can call or email anytime. I have many realtors in the area I work with, please call or email for their contact info. As for securing the mortgage, we ... more
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Curly Sue, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Curly Sue answered:
what is an FHA Loan and how can you get out of one if you have one?
Google: FHA
Sell the home or refinance it.
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EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
is house still for sale?
This is an approved short sale, are you working with a Realtor, your own Buyers Agent, if you are not
you probably should, especially if you are looking to make an offer on a short sal ... more
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Maya Thomas…, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Maya Thomas LLC CRS ABR answered:
Purchasing short sale home, owners want to accept our offer, and yet leave it on the market in case they get higgher bidders! Seems alittle one sided
Ask your buyer's agent about back up offer options. In Florida, we have a Florida Association of Realtors Short Sale Addendum. The buyer and seller can either agree not to accept back ... more
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Michael Knec…, Real Estate Pro in Plainfield, IL
Michael Knecht answered:
looking for single fam. home under 80,000. plainfield, shorewood, starter home. yard. basement
Dear Sue:

Thnak you for your inquiry. Presntly in the Multpile Listing Service there is only 1 property not presently under contract. The other properties under contract are short ... more
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Sean Cochran, Real Estate Pro in Bolingbrook, IL
Sean Cochran asked:
I have a client looking to assume an existing FHA mortgage in Plainfield, Il. Will also consider Joliet only if in Kendall County.? Client is looking for a total monthly existing payment of $1350 or less (piti). Plainfield school district (202). 3 beds 2 baths. Willing to consider single fam, condo or town hoe. 2 car…
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Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
Short sale deadline is in 4 days and seller was denied hafa credit.
David,

You should discuss this with your lawyer. Whether it's legal or not depends on the wording on your contract. Likely it's not a breach of contract for the seller to back out. ... more
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Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
I am looking for a private hard money owner occupied lender in the aurora/napperville/joliet area. 25k to 50k Loan. 2-5 year term. No pre-pay penalty.
what you are asking for is not impossible..... but that loan is going to have to make sense in order to be realistic. We have a commercial lending specialist if you need some scenarios.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
Who is responsible for presentation of R & R to buyers of Condo's.?
Are you working with a buyers agent to assist you in your search for your new condo? No, may be
it would be a good idea, as your Buyer's Agent will be representing you and working on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
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