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Kipp Bates, Real Estate Pro in Champaign, IL
Kipp Bates answered:
Trulia is asking for a PIN before accepting my listing.
The PIN is your Property Identification Number. Every home has it. As well, this is public information and available on the county's website. Here is that site. http://www.co.champaign. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 12, 2015 Home Buying in Urbana
sjapartments,  in Urbana, IL
sjapartments asked:
Where do I get a Trulia PIN ?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 29, 2014 Home Buying in Urbana
sharonjackso…, Other/Just Looking in Lincolnshire, IL
sharonjackson224 answered:
What is the best way to access equity in my home in order to obtain $$ for an investment property down payment?
Hi!

I just came across your post in searching for Urbana. My son is a freshman this year at U of I and we are looking to do the same.

Did you ever buy the rental house?

If so, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Investment Properties in Urbana
Brad Neumann, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, TN
Brad Neumann answered:
There are a great many houses in the Montgomery St. area for sale. Is there something about those houses or that area that make them undesirable.?
If you need help with the mortgage, call or email for a free pre-approval in less than 10 minutes. We lend our own money and are licensed in 49 states.

We can do: FHA, Conventional, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Home Buying in Urbana
Peter Kedzior, Real Estate Pro in Elk Grove Village, IL
Peter Kedzior answered:
What options, besides renting, are out there for people with low credit scores to purchase a home. I would be a first time home buyer.
If your credit score is at least 620 and you have a reliable source of income, you should qualify for a real estate purchase. Depending on your income/debt ratio, you may only qualify f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Home Buying in Urbana
Heidi Kellner, Home Owner in Urbana, IL
Heidi Kellner answered:
i am looking for a single family residence for sale between lincoln and Broadway no further north than Springfield and no further south than Florida.
We just listed our house today:
http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1307-Stout-Dr_Urbana_IL_61802_M70906-24052?source=web
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in Urbana
Jared and Am…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Jared and Amanda Christiansen answered:
if a house is cheap as under 25000$(foclosure), is there hope to negociate for the price?
There is always hope for negotiations Yelqqf.

Find a local Realtor, have them run comparables, and make the offer. Good luck to you!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 21, 2012 Home Buying in Urbana
Jennifer McL…, Real Estate Pro in Champaign, IL
Jennifer McLennand answered:
65 year old house 1,900 sq ft needs alot of Updating asking price is 159,900 what would be a fair offer.
Tim,
Do you have a Realtor representing you in Buyer Agency? If so, that Realtor can and should advise you on statistical information for comparable sales on the property you are inte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 18, 2012 Home Buying in 61802
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Juarez answered:
Is it better for the buyer to ask for an allowance in the purchase contract or to offer less money for the house?
Generally speaking: if you have plenty of money to buy the house, pay the closing costs and fence the yard and do whatever else you need to do with your new house, offer a lesser price. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 20, 2011 Home Buying in 61801
Tt, Home Buyer in Urbana, IL
Tt answered:
I have recently signed a purchase agreement recently. For home owner insurance purpose, I tried to ask the
Thanks for the answer. It's very helpful. A little bit more clarification:
The seller has lived in their house for 20 years. And I don't have an inspection contigency in th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2009 Home Buying in Urbana
Nick & Trudy…, Real Estate Pro in Devon, PA
Nick & Trudy Vandekar answered:
I purchase a home in Il in Feb of 09 a first time buyer. What incentive is offered for me?
Elonda, as a first time buyer if you have not owned a home for the past 3 years you qualify for the first time buyer credit, you can apply for this now by re-filing your tax form for th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 22, 2009 Home Buying in Urbana
Val, Both Buyer and Seller in Urbana, IL
Val answered:
Does anyone have advice on purchasing a cottage in the Fairlawn community in Urbana? We need a small place
I looked at these units when I was purchasing my home in 2007. I thought that they were a great deal until I decided to tour the neighborhood. If you go further east ( just a couple blo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Buying in Urbana
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