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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
what percentage below asking price can you expect in the kingston, ny area. I am looking at a townhouse and asking price is 155,000.
There is no standard as to how much below (or above) asking price you should offer. You should hire a Realtor to work for you as a buyer's agent. He/she will be able to research s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Buying in Bucktown
Shirin Rezan…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Shirin Rezania answered:
What are typical dues for condos? and what is the property tax rate?
Hi Dhmosler,

It depends on the property age, property type( high rise vs. low rise), location, etc. In general, the older the bldg, the higher the assessments and lower taxes. Newer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 31, 2012 Home Buying in Bucktown
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What percentage below asking price could you typically expect to have accepted in Franklin, NH.?
There is no standard--make sure you are aware of recently closed similar properties in the immediate area--review the data, factor in repairs, extensive or cosmetic, and make a determi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 8, 2010 Home Buying in Bucktown
Kipp Blackbu…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Kipp Blackburn answered:
What is the difference between the real estate market n Ukranian Villlage, Wicker Park / Bucktown and Roscoe?
Roscoe Village is a little cheaper than Wicker Park / Bucktown but about the same as Uk Village. I've lived in these areas and can suggest pros and cons of both. I also have a fantastic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in Bucktown
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in 20176
Vicky Chrisner answered:
My condo deal imploded and I'm out on the street in 3-weeks. I'm on the fence about finding temporary
Can't tell you about Chicago, but in general there are always homes available, and buying "off season" is sometimes easier - with less buying competition. I assume you have an agent? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2008 Home Buying in Bucktown, Chicago, IL
Ida Mccarthy, Real Estate Pro in 60148
Ida Mccarthy answered:
Space between the sidewalk and the street?
It is city property and you would have to contact them. Hope this helps,

Ida
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 6, 2008 Home Buying in Bucktown, Chicago, IL
Sierra Bloom, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sierra Bloom answered:
What percentage below asking price could you typically expect to have accepted in the Bucktown/Wicker?
Greg,
I love your thought process, because yes, it's a buyers market, but you have to be educated when making your offer and also manage your expectations. My suggestion is to first fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 3, 2009 Home Buying in Bucktown, Chicago, IL
Brent Johnson, Real Estate Pro in South Lake Tahoe, CA
Brent Johnson answered:
I'm looking to build a SF home in Bucktown, who should I go to for plans? Also, how would recommend finding a
Finding a compent builder can be a real challenge! I would recommend NOT just picking a name out of the phone book! Ask around, a builder with a good reputation will be well known by th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 16, 2010 Home Buying in Bucktown
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