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Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Laurie Christofano answered:
Is this extra money?
Unfortunately no; banks will not lend above the purchase price these days. If you're buying a fixer-upper you may want to consider an FHA 203K rehab loan which does include money f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Lynne Butler, Real Estate Pro in Deerfield, IL
Lynne Butler answered:
deerfield bakery
Great bakery and very creative. They can put any theme on a cake. I ordered their cakes for many years for my kids birthdays. The cakes and all of their bakery goods were delicious a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Deerfield
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
What exactly does the HOA fees cover for the Townhomes in Inverrary Lane, Deerfield?
$185-235 per month depending on the size of the unit. includes water only, and pool access and snow, garbage and exterior care.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Coleen Greni…, Real Estate Pro in Hawthorn Woods, IL
Coleen Grenier answered:
should i consider buying a two story house covered with dryit is this a problem the house in seashore area?
Hi Bobby,
Feel free to call me about the dryvit question. I have delt quite often with this material and there r different ways to go about it should you consider this purchase. I'd lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I told my realtor I'd like to place a bid on a house I saw this weekend. She said I need a pre-approval ltr *before* an offer, is this standard
You have an experienced professional at your side,
you really should take advange of her.

Good luck and may God bless
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in 60015
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
Looking in Deerfield and Highland Park. Are there pockets where one could find newer (1990's and newer) construction homes?
Yes there are pockets near the train station when times were good, speculators tore down a small house and built to the max on a city lot. Many of those are bank owned and the owner de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Scott Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Scott Miller - REALTORĀ® answered:
I live next to a Deerfield house that has been vacant for more than 30 years. It is boarded up and hard to see from the street due to the abundance
Hi Lives. Wow. That sounds cool and spooky. What else can you find out about this house? I used to spend some time in Deerfield and Riverwoods, too, when I worked in Des Plaines ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 11, 2012 Home Buying in Deerfield
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
We want to sell our property. It should sell as commercial (commercial built up all around it). What should we expect?
Mamech

You should be able to sell a signle family home with commercial around you.

While a regular home buyer will likely ding you for having so many businesses around you,
a reg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Selling in 60015
Eric Egeland, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
Eric Egeland answered:
What is the best way to find available rental homes in 60015?
Jean,

The best way is to either contact a Realtor & have them search for you, or check sites like Realtor.com, Craigslist, Backpage and Zillow (now offering rental listings).
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2010 General Area in 60015
Robin Wilson,…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
Robin Wilson, Real Estate Broker & Property Mgr answered:
Does Exterior dryvit affect resale?
Dryvit can carry a negative impression because if installed improperly, it traps moisture behind the surface, leading to a host of issues. If installed correctly, along with sealed join ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 9, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Michael Lesc…, Real Estate Pro in Fox Lake, IL
Michael Lescher answered:
2nd lien holder short sale question
The answers to your questions depend on the details contained in your contract and written communications with the other parties. Only your attorney or short sale facilitator knows enou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2010 Home Buying in Deerfield
Kathy Diegel, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Kathy Diegel answered:
Are Deerfield/Lincolnshire comps really comparable?
You should really have an experienced agent pull comps with you and counsil you on an opening offer. There is no fee to use a buyers agent and then you would have someone who's on your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 23, 2009 Home Buying in Deerfield
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
how much below list price should i be able to get a house in this market?
Without knowing the location of the property and additional details your question is one that can not be answered accurately.

The strength of a Re market can vary greatly within a s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 17, 2010 Home Buying in Deerfield
Cathi Weaver, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathi Weaver answered:
Should seller discount price of home if backyard is busy 5 lane road, but front yard is on a quiet street?
Hi Buyer,

I suppose it depends on from what angle of the home buying/selling process you are referring.

If a seller has the home you described, their agent should give direction ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
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