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Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Laurie Christofano answered:
How do I find out if the house I want to rent is legal to rent because they say they are out of the country?
It probably is not a real rental post then... These scams are very common. You should never send payments or cash for a property you haven't seen. Feel free to contact me via my we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Rentals in 60016
Steve West, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Steve West answered:
Hi ,is posible get aprove for FHA (firs time buy for condo. ) if you credit score lou 550 -584 ,
I'm sure some lender may approve you, but you may get dizzy when you see the interest rate...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Home Buying in 60016
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Can I walk away from a back-up offer on a contingent short sale property, in case I find another one I like?
How can you not know the answer to that before submitting your Offer?
The Answer is sinply; if you are not under Contract, you are not under contract.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Home Buying in 60016
Tom Kostopou…, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
Tom Kostopoulos answered:
Buying a condo with bad credit
Paul- It sounds like You need to get the Mortgage in Your Wife's name- How much money do You have for Your down payment? Call My Cell @ 773-710-7782 and I can explain more about the pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 1, 2012 Home Buying in 60016
Ms. R. Monte…, Renter in Des Plaines, IL
Ms. R. Montellano answered:
Looking for a3 bedroom 2 bathroom with a den or basement in des Plaines
have u tried craigslist for apartment rentals in des plaines? i believe there is one posting today the 16th of Aug. Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Rentals in Des Plaines
Nabil Eid, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Nabil Eid answered:
can somebody please help me find an apartment to rent at Bay Colony?
Have you checked online classified, such as Craigslist, torrent.com etc....
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 Rentals in Des Plaines
Tom Kostopou…, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
Tom Kostopoulos answered:
Do You allow Dogs?
This Condo Was Rented Out About 3 Months Ago And The Listing Said "No Pets"
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Shopping & Local Amenities in Des Plaines
Joseph Hedri…, Real Estate Pro in Morton Grove, IL
Joseph Hedrick answered:
can i get loan around $132000/ to buy a home i ca pay 30% 0f value of cost?
I would like to meet you to determine what works best for you. Call anytime 847-212-5336
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
Is it hard to get a home loan with credit score of 560 but have 10% or more for down payment?
Most lenders are looking for over 640, but some do 580-639 FHA. I would say 560 may be tough. But I would encourage you to speak with some lenders. Some can get you on a path to corr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 28, 2012 Home Buying in 60016
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
We own a condo and would like to sell it and at the same time buy a house. What is the best way to go? Sell the condo, rent and then find house?
Coordinating two closings can be tricky. Also, your condo sale will set you up for a contingent offer on the buy side which will lessen your leverage. My advice is to focus on your co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 27, 2011 Home Selling in Des Plaines
Victor Gorni…, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
Victor Gornikowski answered:
when can i see 10073 linda ln condo?
Dariusz ja pracuje w tym zawodzie na pelen etat wiec moge pokazac to kondo prakrycznie zawsze. Napisz email lub zadzwon to porozmawiamy o szczegolach.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 8, 2011 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Andrzej, Real Estate Pro in Morton Grove, IL
Andrzej answered:
how come this propety 9406 Meadow Lane, Des Plaines does not havea HOA fee? I thought all townhomes have HOA fees...
Ten rodzaj townhome nazywany jest "duplex". Jeden budynek jest dzielony pomiedzy dwoch wlascicieli i prawie zawsze nie zakladaja oni "association" a wiec nie maja do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in Des Plaines
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How much is a down payment for a condo in this area?
Hi Diana, minimum down payment will depend whether or not the property is FHA eligibile in which case your minimum down payment would be 3 1/2%. If not FHA eligible you would need to p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 26, 2010 Home Buying in Des Plaines
Tom Kostopou…, Real Estate Pro in Des Plaines, IL
Tom Kostopoulos answered:
i want to know how much is my properaty tax now.
I'm Showing $3426.87 A Year (2008) 2009 Full Year Amount Won't Show Until The End Of 2010 We Are Always One Year Behind In Illinois(Paid In Arrears)
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 29, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Des Plaines
Donna Plank, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
Donna Plank answered:
I see a lot of homes located on Linda Ln or Holly Lane on the MLS with great prices! Single mom, with young child, any info on the area?
Hi,

I am a buyer's agent with Prudential Starck and am available to give you information about the Des Plaines area. Specifically, what information are you looking for? I have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 15, 2010 Crime & Safety in 60016
Carolyn Thom…, Real Estate Pro in Bethesda, MD
Carolyn Thompson 301- 674-3056 answered:
i am looking for a foreclosure /REO in Chicago anyone know a good agent
Philip, I don't work your area directly and would have to screen any agent I would recommend.

I suggest when you get tons of emails, you ask the agents what their experience i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 15, 2010 Home Buying in 60016
Donna Plank, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
Donna Plank answered:
Is the home at 9055 N Western Ave, MLS 07338423, yet for sale? Who can I contact about this home? Thanks
Hi,

This home is for sale however on March 27th, the seller and a buyer worked out agreeable terms of an offer. Currently the buyer and seller are going through the due diligence pe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 9, 2010 Home Buying in 60016
Carolyn Young, Real Estate Pro in Palatine, IL
Carolyn Young answered:
can you tell me what is the crime rate at robin dr desplaines ill?
That is not something a real estate professional would know or can tell you. I'd suggest checking with the Des Plaines Police at 847 391-5400.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2010 Home Buying in 60016
John F. Matt…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
John F. Matthews answered:
I purchased a home in 3/09 and all property taxes were settled at closing. The seller requested an accessment of the property in 2007. The tax
The taxes settled at closing should have been all of 2008 and the time the previous owner occupied the home in 2009. Assuming the seller had paid the 2007 taxes (many short sale situati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 3, 2009 Home Buying in Des Plaines
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