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Mary Kay Lau…, Other/Just Looking in Chicago, IL
Mary Kay Laurent NMLS ID: 8705 answered:
I am looking to buy a 2 flat building in the North Ravenswood area with the hope of rehabbing it and
Condo conversions are tricky and you will want to consult with an expert on doing this. Purchasing it as an investment property and getting rental income is an excellent long-term opti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Buying in Ravenswood
Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
If the property is in pre-foreclosure, how does one buy before foreclosure?
you go to the agent who has it listed for sale and buy it
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Buying in Ravenswood
Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
How often do sellers cancel contracts AFTER the attorney review period?
you have to call the attorney and ask them how to do it
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Buying in Ravenswood
James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
My husband and I are looking for a 1bd/1ba in Ravenswood. Move in beg of Oct. Laundry on site. Short credit history.
email me at jmichaels@remax.net and I will send you my list
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
Frank Salvage, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Frank Salvage answered:
Seeking dog friendly 1 bedroom in Ravenswood/Lincoln Square/North Center!
If you are still looking for help, feel free to contact me anytime.

Thank you

Frank Salvage
773-317-7198
frank@movingwithfrank.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
Anthony Gian…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, IL
Anthony Giannone answered:
I am looking to rent a small 2 bedroom home, preferably in Sauganash, Edgebrook, Edison Park - or similar. Very flexible on move in date.
I have just sold 2 properties in this area and am currently working with 2 families to find rentals.
Please email me a little more info such as your price range and length of the lease ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 15, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
I am looking for a 1bd/1ba in Ravenswood. Move in Sept or Oct. Laundry on site. Hardwood floors.
email me at jmichaels@remax.net and I will send you my list
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
Evelyn Fred -…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Evelyn Fred - (773) 981-2005 answered:
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Hi Cristina,

Have you figured out what it is you need/want to know?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Ravenswood
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
are you pet friendly?
No dogs allowed in this one.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 7, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Ravenswood
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
Which direction do you think interest rates are likely to move in the next year?
Up as we saw yesterday. Rates jumped already and with the fiscal cliff extension ending after this year they will prob go up even more next year.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Investment Properties in Ravenswood
Randall Lanc…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Randall Lancaster answered:
Moving back to Chicago from Atlanta. I'm looking for a 3 bdrm 2 or 3 bath home to rent. Preferably in the Ravenswood area.
While you are in Atlanta, take advantage of my free website www.idealhomesinchicagoland.com. You will always find up to date information and you can search by neighborhood, or price, o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
Randall Lanc…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Randall Lancaster answered:
Med student, wife, newborn looking for 1bdr ($750-950) in reven/n center/roscoe area for July 1 move in
July 1st is a bit away, so may I offer you the use of my free website www.idealhomesinchicagoland.com. The information is updated daily and you can get a feel for all the different are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 9, 2013 Rentals in Ravenswood
Michael Vrie…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, Chicago,...
Michael Vrielink answered:
Short sales and pre-closing possession fun!
Personally I would explore the idea of pre-possession provided your attorneys can draft up language that protects you.

Paying only HOA and utilities certainly helps you save your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Buying in Ravenswood
Sarah Ziehr, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sarah Ziehr answered:
nursing student, non smoker looking for top floor one bedroom in north center, lincoln square, ravenswood.
I'd be happy to help you in your search. Check out my rental website at innovativepropertyconsultants.com - you can search via map which is extremely useful. I can also perform a cust ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 For Rent in Ravenswood
Deborah Smith, Real Estate Pro in 60452
Deborah Smith answered:
We are renting right now in Lincoln Square 2 B 1 B our lease is up in May we are being proactive and are looking for condo/loft for rent or sale we
If you are going to buy see a Loan Officer to have yourself pre-approved for a loan this would be the first step
in knowing how much you can afford in buying a home. Next find yoursel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 4, 2011 Rentals in Ravenswood
Michael Hobbs, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Hobbs answered:
I need a furnished studio for rent in winnemac park´s area.We need the studio from august 15 to october 15. We are a couple from Costa Rica.
buenos días Agustin,
Seth and Philip brought up good points.
Craigslist is a great online source of information and furnished rentals are tough to come by because the northside of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 7, 2011 For Rent in Ravenswood
Josh, Home Buyer in Roscoe Village, Chic...
Josh answered:
Should I have a safety concern if I choose to buy a garden unit?
Obviously it is easier to get into a garden unit, the windows and doors can be reached from the ground. Also many doors for these are below grade and not visible from the street, so it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2010 Crime & Safety in Ravenswood
Joe Zekas, Real Estate Pro in 60654
Joe Zekas answered:
I am looking to buy a condo in Chicago for a reasonable price with good prospects for appreciation in the
Karen Elia nailed it: no such thing as a hot neighborhood in the foreseeable future.

Find a neighborhood you love and a place you love. Forget about appreciation for the next 5 year ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2009 Market Conditions in Ravenswood
Eric Rojas, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Eric Rojas answered:
How do i get my condo building approved for FHA to make it easier to sell?
Hi Jeanne,
Your building may be eligible for spot approval and (for your immediate purposes), you may not need to wait for the entire building to be FHA approved. However, you may ele ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 28, 2009 Financing in Ravenswood
Mike Long, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Mike Long answered:
Chicago's Property Transfer Tax was just raised to one fo the highest in the country and too often Buyer's
Yes. In February they passed the $3/$1,000 increase to the buyer. A month later they reversed it to the seller. So now the buyer pays a grand total of $7.50/$1,000. The seller has t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 12, 2008 Agent2Agent in Ravenswood
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