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007, Home Buyer in Saint Charles, IL
007 answered:
I noticed that the information about St. Charles North High School incorrectly indicates the teacher/student ration is 1/10. Can anyone explain?
My daughter attends North HS and some of her classes have 2 teachers so that might explain the 1/10 ratio you found.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How do I upload more photos?
David,
Are you an agent or the home owner? Only licensed agents can input pictures and information here on their listings. Trulia does not accept for sale by owner listings.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 20, 2014 Home Selling in 60174
John Wright, Real Estate Pro in Wheaton, IL
John Wright answered:
Can I Mortgage Rehab Costs With Homesteps?
Hello Bill, I list Freddie Mac HomeSteps properties. No, unfortunately you are not available to use HomeSteps financing for rehabbing a home ( unlike HomePath where you can) Also, there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 6, 2014 Home Buying in 60174
Carmen Rodri…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Carmen Rodriguez answered:
Timing my purchase.
I would say the time is now to start with a prequalification. I have great lenders that I can connect you with in IL. The reason you need to start now is due to the fact that you need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 13, 2014 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Gene Mundt, Real Estate Pro in 60451
Gene Mundt answered:
Qualifying for a mortgage?
Carl: Because you have quite a few issues feeding into your question and they are complex, it would be best ... prior to giving any comment or reply here ... to get a bit more info fro ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 10, 2014 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
Best Value for the money?
In my humble opinion, over the next many years, ranch one level homes will be the hot item. There will be a glut of inaccessible 2 story homes for the aging Boomers.
In the rough area ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 6, 2014 Market Conditions in Saint Charles
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
I am recently self-employed and looking for a lender. Can't qualify under traditional guidelines, but can under certain portfolio lenders?
Yes, it is likely that under your situation that you will need to seek portfolio lenders instead of the traditional guidelines process. There are loans that can fit your situation that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 7, 2013 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Sharon Menne…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Charles, IL
Sharon Mennerick answered:
what are the locations of the fire stations for St. Charles, Illinois 60175
There is a station right down town St. Charles on 1st Ave and another on Campton Hills Road, just west of Rt 64 & Randall Rd.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 25, 2013 Home Buying in 60175
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
I am considering renting my home in st charles for a year or so until the market improves. Is this a?
Joe,

The market has improved quite a bit in Kane County overall. If you are interested in a Neighborhood Market Analysis, or specifically interested in the current value range for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 3, 2013 General Area in 60174
Jeri Lee Tow…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Charles, IL
Jeri Lee Towell answered:
i currently live in texas with the army, im looking for a 3 bedroom house to have rented before i get to illinois, i was wondering how to do that?
Jay's suggestions are very good. Here are a few additional tips:
- You can obtain a free credit report at https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp. The free report doesn't pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 24, 2013 Rentals in Saint Charles
Rachbowm, Home Buyer in Saint Charles, IL
Rachbowm answered:
Are they set school wise in Dist. 303 or will they be trying to pass a referendum that will further increase the property taxes?
I have lived in this community for 12 years taxes have risen approximately 9% a year in my neighborhood. Plan for hefty tax hikes here each year. Even when our appraisals went down they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 8, 2013 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Jennifer Men…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Charles, IL
Jennifer Mencias answered:
How can I estimate my current and near future value?
The best way to determine your homes value would be to look at what similar homes in your area have sold for in the past 6 months. Look at homes with similar square footages, # beds, # ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 31, 2013 Market Conditions in 60175
Jessica Bate…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Bateman answered:
Need jumbo loan-new home purchase, 750 credit . How low of a down payment in kane cty, IL jumbo?
90% with the right lender, maybe less depending on the loan type. Check out The Lenders Network they can get you to the right lender
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 28, 2013 Financing in 60174
Matthew Roder, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Matthew Roder answered:
WOULD LOVE TO SEE THIS ONE?
You're probably right Bob.......which means they're probably just about ready to buy their next home.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Melissa Leet…, Real Estate Pro in 60156
Melissa Leetzow - Real Estate answered:
looking for a two family duplex/kane county area
Have some that came up in McHenry County if you would like to go a little north.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Market Conditions in Saint Charles
Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
I would like to find a Realtor with residential property investment experience. Where would be a good place?
The pros at chaseforeclosure.com are pretty good.

Sean Cochran
Quality Mortgage Lending
630-330-2229 cell
630-470-6830 office
www.qmlending.com
*We lend FHA down to a 600 Middle ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 1, 2013 Tech Tips in 60174
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
For empty nester's looking to move into the FV community, where would you go? Like all outdoor activites
The Fox Valley offers many recreational and outdoor activities. Many communities offer their own unique variations.

For the ones you mentioned above; golf, biking, running, etc., mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 29, 2013 Quality of Life in 60175
Randy Schule…, Real Estate Pro in Algonquin, IL
Randy Schulenburg answered:
I would like to buy a foreclosed home in St. Charles or Carol Stream, what is the easiest way to do so?
Donovan,

Have you purchased your home yet? If not, I have access to the information you request for a number of homes in Kane County that are foreclosures. The number has grown sin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 60174
Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Laurie Christofano answered:
short sale counter offer.
Yes, counter with those comps and contractor estimates and pictures of the work needed. Best of luck!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 Home Buying in Saint Charles
Mortgage Mama, Real Estate Pro in Sugar Grove, IL
Mortgage Mama answered:
What incentive would persuade you, as a Realtor, to attend a "Brokers' Open House" conducted by the homeowner?
I attend open houses all the time as a loan officer. I find that the potential buyers coming through have lender questions. I'm simply there to answer those questions.

Since I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2011 Home Selling in Saint Charles
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