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Sam Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sam Stewart answered:
When is the best time for house hunting in Hyde Park?
There are advantages to buying or selling in any season. For example, there may be more listings in the summer and spring, but you may be competing with more buyers if you submit an of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Charles Edwa…, Both Buyer and Seller in Chicago, IL
Charles Edward Smith answered:
I AM 59 YEARS OLD AND LOOKING FOR 55 SENIOR LIVING ON MY OWN SECTION 8 APARTMENT RENTAL? THANK YOU.
Hi Cheryl,you have several options,1st the CHA has new units the areas you are inquiring about and
there are several private agencies that have beautiful buildings in those ares also.y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 For Rent in Hyde Park
Mark Malave,…, Real Estate Pro in 60626
Mark Malave, Buyer's Agent answered:
How come i keep getting addresses, requesting for a call back, bu never get one?
Which property are you interested in seeing?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 10, 2012 Rentals in Hyde Park
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
LOOKING FOR LANDLORDS IN HYDE PARK WHO FAVOR SECTION8 TENANTS AND THEIR CREDIT SCORES UNDER THE 700'S?
I would get a good leasing agent to help with this. They can work with you to find a landlord.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 8, 2012 Rentals in Hyde Park
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Looking for a Section 8 (2) Bedroom Apt. in Hyde Park.
Work with a Realtor to help you find appropriate properties. Should you need any assistance, feel free to contact me
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Rentals in Hyde Park
Greg Zajdel, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
Greg Zajdel answered:
What are some tips to surviving a first Chicago winter?
good gloves, woolen hat, and layers,layers, AWD car and good trekking shoes.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 13, 2013 Moving in Hyde Park
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
Lease vs Rent vs Sell a Condo in Hyde Park. What would you do?
Lease it another year would be my advice based on the very limited information you have provided.
There is solid demand for rental housing, and while single family, row house and town ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Rental Basics in Hyde Park
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
How much is the rent aprox for a 2 bedroom 1 bath condo close to the UofC Campus?
You can use $600 per bedroom as a loose rule of thumb for 2-3 bedroom rentals near campus.
South of 55th is more, but just south of the Midway and west of Drexel will get you lower ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Rentals in Hyde Park
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
Why are prices in the Hampton House now so low?
Not sure they are the only building with those prices, but the whole market has been in the toilet for a few years. 2625 Clark is worse as are some others. I assume you are an owner so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 21, 2012 Market Conditions in Hyde Park
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
What is the average assessment fee for 1450 E 55th place?
the assessments here are based on square footage, and floor height. This is a full service building.
You can expect to pay about $700 on a 2 bedroom unit there.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
I would like to learn about setting up a company to buy an investment property.
Why would you want to do that? There are tax/legal issues with respect to liabilitry and other things to consider. You need to speak with an accountant and attorney to see your options. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Can someone explain to me what a co-op is and the benefits of purchasing one?
There are none, actually a Condo is a better value. In a condo one owns the inside of the apartment. You own that percentage of the building that the unit equals. A two bedroom owner wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 6, 2012 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Ryan Gossett, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ryan Gossett answered:
I am looking for a good property management company to manage my townhouse located on Dorchester Ave., between 51st-53rd Street, Hyde Park, Chicago,IL
My clients have had excellent luck with Chicago Apartment Finders.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 23, 2011 For rent in Hyde Park
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is a credit score of 700 high enough to purchase a home in this market? Blaze
Not knowing your overall financials-- your score is fine for a loan--however, do visit with any qualified loan officer(s) first--see if you do qualify, how much and have your credit sco ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Sandra Matson, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sandra Matson answered:
Hi, bought my condo (3400 square feet) in a private park a little over two years ago. We paid 950,000. It is beautiful/
Hello Chicgirl27,

There are a couple of reasons I cannot give you an answer. First, I would not offer that kind of information without viewing your home and doing a formal Comparati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 22, 2009 In My Neighborhood in Hyde Park
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
Hi! I have rented out my 3BR/2BA condo in Hyde Park and would like to understand the rental real estate
The rental market in Hyde Park seems to be about like it is in most areas of the city. It tends to favor the tenant over the landlord. If anything, there are more 'nominal' rent concess ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Market Conditions in Hyde Park
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
Jennifer, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, Naperville &...
Jennifer answered:
Is this good news for a short sale?
I would really have your Realtor get answers to all these questions for you. WIth that being said I will put in my opinion. One short sale I have been working on has gone 7 weeks now ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2008 Home Buying in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
Thomas Hall, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Thomas Hall answered:
I can't come close to affording home prices in Hyde Park (south side of Chicago) but want to stay as close as
Hi Andrew, Not sure if you've investigated Bronzeville to the north or Washington Park just to the west of Bronzeville. I did a quick search and found 7 townhomes / single family home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 15, 2012 Home Buying in Hyde Park
Jim Roth, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jim Roth answered:
Should I sell or rent my Hyde Park Condo?
Good morning - a couple of things - first without knowing more about your specific unit( sq. ft, age, location, parking(y/n), condition of unit and building) it is hard to gauge appre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 19, 2014 Home Selling in Hyde Park
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