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Mandy Fritsc…, Real Estate Pro in Wisconsin
Mandy Fritsche answered:
can I purchase a home or rent to own using the special programs through HUD and Social Security as my income ($9080/yr)?
You may want to check with your local Wells Fargo as they will finance loans under $50,000.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 5, 2013 Home Buying in Kenosha
Lynn Fairfie…, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
Lynn Fairfield answered:
Do you have any homes for rent with option to buy?
I don't have any at this time. If you would like I can put you on an email blast from the MLS when the homes come on the market with your criteria.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 26, 2013 Rentals in 53143
Mini Samuel, Real Estate Pro in 53158
Mini Samuel answered:
where is the nearest fire station to this location?
This property already has an accepted offer on it. Below are the fire stations in Kenosha...

Station 2 - 8530 80th Avenue Captain Dan Harris
Station 3 - 2121 Roosevelt R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 19, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Kenosha
Sunnie Zemaj, Real Estate Pro in 53142
Sunnie Zemaj answered:
How does a new casino in the neighborhood affect home values?
I live in that same area myself.......There are many conflicting points of view.I focus on the ease of transportation,hospitals nearby,shopping,great schools.As far as the casino goes,i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Kenosha
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How long should it take to hear back on an offer?
You have a Realtor.
You are not listening to your Realtor!
Why would you listen to strangers?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Foreclosure in Kenosha
Margaret Jac…, Real Estate Pro in Kenosha, WI
Margaret Jacobson answered:

Only a lender can tell you if you qualify. You could possibly qualify in the future, follow the direction from the lender on how to clean up your credit.

0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Financing in 53142
Richard Moen, Real Estate Pro in Watertown, WI
Richard Moen answered:
why are my property taxes soo high? they are $ 4,340 i have a lot that is 70' by 100' i barely need a lawn mower 2206 geneva street racine.
Your taxes are based on your assessed value in conjunction with the values for your entire community.
Lot size is not as important as the improvements on the lot.

If you feel you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 20, 2012 Home Buying in Kenosha
Vlazic, Home Buyer in Kenosha, WI
Vlazic asked:
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1085437268-5801-19th-Ave-Kenosha-WI-53140
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 23, 2012 Home Buying in Kenosha
Andrew Calla…, Real Estate Pro in Kenosha, WI
Andrew Callahan answered:
What is the difference between renting your home vs. someone getting a land contract on it?
The quick and easy answer is that the difference is that someone with a land contract on it is looking to purchase the home at the end of a term of renting it, whereas renting your home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2012 Home Selling in 53140
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
why are the property taxes in WI so high?
You need to ask your state elected officials.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 18, 2012 Home Buying in Kenosha
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
How can I best assess overall cost of living effects on moving out of Kenosha County Wisconsin to Lake County Illinois?
Predicting the future tax burden will be difficult, but I recommend calculating your current cost of living (mortgage/rental costs, utility bills, taxes, travel costs, etc.) so you will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 21, 2012 Quality of Life in 53142
Ron & Diana…, Real Estate Pro in 53158
Ron & Diana Dahlberg answered:
Rental Houses......will they come down in price if they are not rented?
Hello Baker:

Thank you for your question about Rentals in Kenosha. For the most part, when a Landlord has put a dollar figure amount for Renting his house or rental unit ... he/sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 11, 2012 For Rent in Kenosha
Sunnie Zemaj, Real Estate Pro in 53142
Sunnie Zemaj answered:
Can My husband get a home loan in WI and leave me off of it?
This is a question that must be referred to a lender.I have reputable lenders on hand that can handle you situation.Feel free to contact me for a list of those lenders.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Financing in Kenosha
Rose Bogosian…, Real Estate Pro in Kenosha County, WI
Rose Bogosian, Broker/Owner answered:
Is basement space counted in the home's overall square footage?
No usually not. Below grade is not included. Check the assessor office for sq.ft. of a property. This is what should be used.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in 53140
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
Will I be able to get a first time home loan with a 622 FICO score in Kenosha, Wisconsin?
Your credit score should be fine to qualify but they will look at other things such as income and debt. I would talk to lender and see about getting pre-approved. I think you have a pre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 10, 2013 Credit Score in Kenosha
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Voices Member answered:
Can my husband qualify for a mortgage if his name was not on my previous loan?
He should be able to. If the mortgage was never in his name or reported on his credit report then the bank would only be looking at his credit and not yours. Keep in mind though that th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 2, 2012 Home Buying in 53144
Mini Samuel, Real Estate Pro in 53158
Mini Samuel answered:
I don't get the square footage listed. Adding the foyer, bathroom and a couple of generous closets this house CAN'T be more than 850 sq. ft. tops,
Good Morning - What is the address of the home that you are referring to? Mini Samuel
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 1, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 53143
Tony McMahon, Real Estate Pro in 20601
Tony McMahon answered:
what is lot rent?
I great example is , owning a mobile home and placing it in a mobile home park. The park owner owns the land and charges you a fee for placing your mobile home on their lot. You own the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 1, 2012 Home Buying in Kenosha
Kyle and Lois…, Real Estate Pro in New Richmond, WI
Kyle and Lois Hinrichs answered:
What does activeWO mean?
Ryan the WO stands for With Offer.....As agents we sometimes leave properties with accepted offers on the market until they clear inspections or a short sale is approved. Hope it helps ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Home Buying in Kenosha
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