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Looking for a realtor to help sell co-op in the edgewater area. Need to sell fast. please send me an e-mail at tobars@comcast.net
Hello,

We currently have a listing at 5801 N Sheridan # 16A and had a few showings. We can certainly help list your property and show your property together with ours. Please contac ... more
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Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Please see below
Talk to your Realtor.

Why are you canceling?
Don't want to sell anymore?
Found a buyer on your own?
Found another Realtor?

It depends on your reasons but the Listing Agreeme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I have a property with an upside down mortgage and would like to sell it. What are my best options?
If you do not have the cash to pay off the balance after a sale, a short sale may be best. You should start by hiring a local and experienced listing agent who can help you obtain the v ... more
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Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
If I sell my condo in Cook County, Illinois what are my expenses to sell it.
Mary

That variable will vary depending on the town you are in and the services you need. Your true costs include: Realtor commissions, attorney fees, title insurance and other smal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 7, 2014 Home Selling in 60613
Sam Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sam Stewart answered:
how can I list my condo for sale by owner?
You can try putting a sign out front and putting an ad on Craigslist, but I honestly think you'll find more success if you hire a good agent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 4, 2013 Home Selling in Lincoln Square
Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
What are your most effective marketing tools when selling a home?
The Internet hands down! I have postings on roughly 20-30 websites depending on the listing. I have also had great success with direct mail postcards to everyone in the neighborhood as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago Lawn
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
Was told bsmt apt, was not above grade level, do I need to change the property description through zoning? It was once 2-11, now 2-03.
Same as the other post, can you clarify? Don't lower the unit count to two from three, especially if you have a third unit. Below grade or not, if the building is a three flat on city r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 5, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
how do I change my property description? It was 2-ll at one point, then changed to 2-03, and basement cannot have a legal kitchen?
Just edit the listing and make the changes from there.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
B.J. Tregoni…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
B.J. Tregoning answered:
If both units in a 2 unit condo are up for sale and one sells, is there a problem with closing for the buyers?
Ask your lender or your buyers lender.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Corey D. McC…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Corey D. McCray answered:
Can both units in a 2 unit condo building be on sale at the same time in Chicago?
Justin,
Loans for Condo's these days are an issue. Check with your bylaws then speak with a loan officer. Here is Janet Mrowka's work number 312.927.6618 and email Janet.Mr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
Whose job is it to negotiate with the lender?
The listing agent is in contact with the negotiator at the lender.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
www.RealtyBySR.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Is it guaranteed that the property will sell if it is a short sale?
Absolutely NOT guaranteed. Even if your price the house properly and you find a qualified buyer and your client agrees, it does NOT guarantee that the seller's lender will approve.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Laurie Christofano answered:
I will probably put my downtown Chicago up for sale once I am pre-approved for a new loan so that I can buy a house to move into.
You're missing the point of how real estate works these days. Hire an experienced realtor who is an aggressive marketer who will have professional photos, virtual tour, YouTube vid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 5, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
If both parties have signed the contract but the buyer wants out, what rights does the seller have?
The starting point for finds the answer will be in the contract, especially if it is one of the local Realtor board documents commonly used.
The end point is to consult with an attorn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Selling in Bucktown
Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
When does one receive their first purchase offer?
when the property is at the market price someone will try and buy it.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Selling in Uptown
Deb Russcol,…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Deb Russcol, GRI answered:
What is a Property Disclosure Form?
There are several disclosures that should be included when purchasing a condo or home. 1 is the Real Property Disclosure. This form asks the owner to let you know of certain troubles wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Selling in Rogers Park
Jody Wise, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jody Wise answered:
I will be selling my condo in DePaul area very soon.
The average closed price for a 2 bd 2 bath in Lincoln Park in 2012 was $332,013. Market time averages 123 days. And there is currently 5.2 months supply of inventory of 2 bedrooms condo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Mark Bazzetta, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mark Bazzetta answered:
What's the standard realtor commission in Chicago for an approximate $350k condo? Thanks
Hi Daniel. There is no "standard" realtor commission. If you e-mail me, we can chat about what services you are looking to employ and what I would charge for those services.

Thanks ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
What is one legally obligated to disclose about my home?
You should speak with your attorney about that, but if you were a buyer what would you want the seller to tell you???
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Home Selling in Loop
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