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Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
looking for a condo hat we could live in as transition to Chicago in a few years that would have ability for short term rental. Suggested areas?
There are no specific areas in which to find short term rentals. 95% of condo buildings do not allow short term rentals. They want a 12 month lease although I am unclear exactly what yo ... more
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Connie Bernal, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Connie Bernal answered:
Im planning on moving back to chicago,can someone tell me where i can find a 3 bd apartment or house in the archer heights area or area code 60632?
You can get the Brighton Park Local Newspaper or call a local Realtor like me who is familiar with the area. You can leave me an email and I could email you some properties for rent. ... more
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Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
When a seller offers a "special warranty deed", what does it mean? What does is usually cover? This is for a bank-owned property. Thanks!
Thsat is a legal question so do not believe everything you hear on this site. It is not as good as General Warranty Deed, but typical of what REO's give you
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
Finding comps for a bank-owned two-flat pre-listing?
If you are not planning to use an agent then it is a bit more difficult to find good comps. Zillow/trulia/realtor.com have the ability to search for sold listings, but in a very vague/g ... more
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Megan Paul, Real Estate Pro in Vancouver, WA
Megan Paul answered:
Is it risky to buy foreclosed property at an auction?
The people I work with at the courthouse are professionals. They view houses, comp the houses, they know down to the penny what they should bid in order to get the required return once ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 14, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Ivan Sagel,…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ivan Sagel, ABR, SFR answered:
what are the current days on market of 3 bdrm single family homes?
Estelita,

This varies greatly depending on pricing and neighborhood. Contact me if you want some specific advice.

All the best,

Ivan Sagel
312.515.7823
Ivan@atproperties.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Home Buying in 60628
James P. Mic…, Real Estate Pro in 60605
James P. Michaels answered:
How does the two-year-exemption tax break work?
Best to call a great tax accountant
Steve Thompson CPA. Address: 270 W Fullerton Avenue Addison, IL 60101. Phone: (630) 458-1600
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 11, 2013 Home Buying in Wicker Park
Sam Sharp, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sam Sharp answered:
Is it possible to put down a small amount of cash, in order to bring the property down to FHA purchase guidelines?
Absolutely - FHA has a limit on the loan amount - not the purchase price
You will just need to put down enough to get the loan amount down to the limit

Sam Sharp
Senior VP of Mo ... more
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Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in 06440
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
FHA loan for Foreclosure property?
They cannot legally refuse an offer because it is FHA. As far as them trying to persuade you away...... I'm not sure of that being actually illegal. Buyer shouldn't care where the funds ... more
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Riccardo War…, Real Estate Pro in 06440
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
What are the current days on market for a 3 bedroom house in Chicago zip code 60653?
You should really talk to a licensed real estate agent. I can refer you to a good one if you need.

Sean Cochran
630-330-2229
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Angela Bailey, Real Estate Pro in 60606
Angela Bailey answered:
What are the average taxes for a 3 bedroom house in Chicago zip code 60653?
The average is going to be a little deceptive; but the range recently has typically been between $2500 to $3500./year. However, if the property was not owner occupied (i.e., it was owne ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
What are the rules on radon disclosure?
Owners should disclose any material facts which affect the subject property; however, if this is a concern, you should hire your own inspector.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Roscoe Village
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
What is the market value for 2 bedroom apartments in Park Manor?
Hi there-

Take a look at the real estate market trends: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/60619-Chicago/

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in 60619
Sarah, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sarah answered:
Hello, first time homebuyers, wondering what we need to qualify?
Smart moves program! Credit score 640 minimum, income cap at $90k for a single person and you only need about 3% for closing costs. This is the equivalent to security deposit and first ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
Looking for a rent or rent to own home, 3 bdrms, on the northwest side of Chicago (60634). Is anyone aware of any homes available?
Even renters should work with a trusted Buyers Agent, look here why:

Please use a Buyers Agent
Pleases if you are interested in buying a property, do yourself a huge favor and work ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Buying in 60634
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
Hey all! What are my options on getting cash back for a refinance on an owner occupied 2 flat? I have 20% equity.
Michael Plating, Inlanta mortgage. more info is needed to really answer this question. Michael is one of the best when it comes to cash out re-financing.
Mike Plating (630) 842-3328 m ... more
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Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
Interested in buying an investment property
you will most likely be in the 150 range for a rehabbed unit-
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Purchase contract for non Realtor but active agent.
Contact the Illinois Association of Realtors.

http://www.illinoisrealtor.org/
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 6, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
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