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Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Can I find an apartment in the Avondale area with section 8?
Avondale - Section 8?
...Yes You Can

Work with a Realtor to help you identify possible properties.
Prepare your paperwork - voucher, credit report, application.

Feel free to con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Tech Tips in 60618
Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
do you have a list of apartments that will accept section 8 in zip code 60625 or 60640?
not everybody ..in fact not even 1/2 of the apt owners want to deal with sec 8 payment and requirements.. you have to ask individual owners if the buildings are approved.. they do exist ... more
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Chicago Il R…, Real Estate Pro in 60625
Chicago Il Realtor Mary Jo Daly answered:
Why can I not find a MLS listing no matter how small the city?
This service is typically done through a license realtor on a state to state basis. The MLS is not a consumer web site. Good Luck with all your real estate transactions.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Tech Tips in 60613
jeffdonnellan, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
jeffdonnellan answered:
what recourse do home owners in a new custom built development have when the original developer sells all the remaining lots to a new developer that?
This would depend if there are size restrictions on homes like minimum sqft, brick on the face ect... in the covenants and restrictions of the original development, and who now has cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 29, 2010 Tech Tips in 60619
Cheri, Home Buyer in Elgin, IL
Cheri answered:
Gossip on the street is that Section 8 units are contracting rapidly in the Chicago Metro area. Is this true?
Last I checked Section 8 is any and everywhere - meaning that owners of investment property can sublet their property specifically for those with the vouchers - OR - the government actu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 1, 2009 Tech Tips in Near South Side
Vacation1999, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Vacation1999 asked:
Structured Wiring Specialist Hi: This may be a bit off-topic on a realestate forum but I figured I'd try anyway. I'm looking for a recommendation for a "structured wiring" specialist in the downtown chicago ar...
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 17, 2009 Tech Tips in 60654
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
If I have my own blog via blogger and now have a blog on Trulia and Active Rain - do I have to post to all 3?
I dont think they connect automatically. you can make a note of the others with a link to them but yes i would think for now you are stuck posting on all three.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 13, 2008 Tech Tips in Chicago, IL
Carl, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Carl answered:
I own a beautiful condo in the Bronzeville/Hyde Park area and I've accepted a job in NJ in which I need to
My experience with property management co's are that they are expensive. If you want a hands off approach on maintaining your investment property then a property management company is t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 28, 2010 Tech Tips in Hyde Park
Eric Marcus…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Eric Marcus (773) 244-1110 answered:
What's available to a developer who refuses to take legal action against those who refuse to pay assessments?
He can place a lien on the property so that the owner cannot sell the property until all back assessments are paid.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2008 Tech Tips in 60619
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Am I obligated to allow my landlord to show my unit while my lease is still valid?
Read your lease. Your lease probably addresses this point. Most provide for access upon reasonable notice. Some provide for access to show the unit. Others don't. Depending on what you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2008 Tech Tips in Chicago, IL
Marek, Other/Just Looking in Chicago, IL
Marek answered:
Can anyone recommend someone to build a rooftop deck in Chicago. I keep getting mixed answers from
Sure. Try www.zeesgroup.com They are reputable company and will help you out with any questions you may have.
Mark
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 30, 2012 Tech Tips in Logan Square
Pete Cantele, Real Estate Pro in Joliet, IL
Pete Cantele answered:
Does anyone know whether or not I can rent an apartment to a section 8 tenant in Historic Pullman in?
If I can't get an answer to this question, maybe I should ask this:
Could someone please tell me where I might find out rules about the community of Pullman regarding section 8 housing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 17, 2012 Tech Tips in Chicago
Greg Zaccagni, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Greg Zaccagni answered:
What is the minimum bedroom size reqirement for section 8 housing? Also is the closet part of this requirement
Try looking here:

http://www.hud.gov/sec2b.cfm

Greg Z
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Tech Tips in Chicago
Robbin Smith, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Robbin Smith answered:
How much does it cost to finish a two bedroom basement and a one bedroom attic?
Chicago is my hometown and I am there quite often for business. There is very strict code and you must get all permits on your work. I spent $30k finishing a basement on SF here in ATL. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2008 Tech Tips in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Carl, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Carl answered:
Can anyone recommend software good for real estate investment evaluation and organization. I have recently
Great question. I have seen some software on Landlord.com but they can be a bit pricey. I have 4 rentals and made up my own excel spreadsheet. I can't seem to find some free open softwa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2008 Tech Tips in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Kale Realty, Real Estate Pro in 60607
Kale Realty answered:
How can I find out how much a similar unit sold for in a particular building?
Hi

Your best bet is to consult with a Realtor. You can also try Zillow they might have the info you need. Its a lot easier then trying to navagate the Cook County Websites and Tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2008 Tech Tips in Chicago, IL
Brian Merrion…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Brian Merrion & Dan Merrion answered:
Besides Craigslist, are there any other avenues that have a great track record of advertising a rental in the
Carl,
If you're looking specifically for online outlets, I've posted rentals before on Kijiji.com also (an ebay owned website) and received good response there. People do still check t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 21, 2013 Tech Tips in Chicago
Kale Realty, Real Estate Pro in 60607
Kale Realty answered:
Looking for well maintained, no problem quality 2 br rental gold coast, river north area. The internet is
Hi
Depends on your price point. 111 Superior is a great rental building but also quite expensive- On the lower end you can get a great deal at 645 Kingsbury in River North by the East ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 5, 2008 Tech Tips in Chicago, IL
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Voices Member answered:
Where can I find a Section 8 Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL?
Contact your local Housing Authority. Most have a list of rentals. If you have a voucher, you should work that out with the landlord and see if they will take the voucher.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Tech Tips in Near South Side
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