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Sam Sharp, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sam Sharp answered:
I am looking for a private money lender in the Chicago area. My boss is a real estate investor and would like to get connected to work with someone.
I can help you
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Sam Sharp
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Financing in Chicago
Tony Mitidie…, Real Estate Pro in 60491
Tony Mitidiero answered:
Can I sell my condo if my 2nd mortgage was charged off in Jan of '09?
The short answer is yes. It was charged off because it was second position on the title, so they had no ability to foreclose and the bank had to do something with the bad debt.

Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Home Selling in 60462
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Where do I go for expert advice with purchase of a short sale/foreclosure?
We have heard this senario hundreds, maybe thousands, of times in the last few years:
If the Bank says it will 2 months; it probably will be 5 months. I have seen a year!
Up to you: I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 18, 2014 Foreclosure in 60616
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Could someone please send me sales at 5100 W. 96th St, Oak Lawn, 60453 since 2010. Greatly appreciated.
I would just ask your agent to send them your way.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in 60453
Regina Corre…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Regina Correa-Cartright answered:
Are there 1 b/r apartment in any of these: Optima Horizons/Views/Tower, Evanston Galleria, Sherman Plaza, Park Evanston, Evanston Place?
Yes, the views has a one bedroom for rent. All leases in the views are 18 month minimum.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 For Rent in Evanston
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
Is there a place to report a realty company in IL?
There is a board that you can report agents/brokerages to, but that is generally in the case of fraud or negligence. There is not much you can do about poor service. Have you spoken w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Home Selling in Illinois
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
hi i live in india now , wish to buy a home in united states of americais it possible?Ajai
Yes. No problem. You will want a good lawyer and a good local realtor in the area that you want to buy. You can wire the money in and give power of attorney for signing. It is easier to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in Woodlawn
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
This property will show up as for rent one day and then when I contact them the listing disappears! What is going on?
Erin

Unfortunately this property actually went under contract yesterday (4/8). It had been on the market for a long time too. Just bad timing on your part. If you are serious abou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Home Buying in Bolingbrook
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
So my lender has all the needed paperwork and appraisal but says he is waiting on a few more things. what does he need exactly?
He's waiting for the underwriter.
He's waiting for his supervisor to get back from Miami.
His secretary is on maternity leave.
They're replacing the Airconditioner Unit.
He just got ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Home Buying in 62269
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
What's the difference between shower curtains and liners?
The liner goes on the tub side of a curtain. The curtain can be one piece (waterproof) or just the outside, with a waterproof liner. A curtain is, or has, a liner.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in West Lawn
Cindy Wilson, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cindy Wilson answered:
What is the best way to mount wall paintings such that doesn't damage walls?
Carefully. If you hang something heavy like a painting, it must be well anchored to a wall.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in West Lawn
Kenneth Gerr…, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Kenneth Gerrans answered:
Are the Elementary Schools air conditioned?
No, not all of them have a/c. Is there a follow up real estate question?

Ken Gerrans
John greene Realtor
Naperville, IL
630.946.4688
kengerrans@johngreenerealtor.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 General Area in Naperville
Lucid Realty, Real Estate Pro in 60622
Lucid Realty answered:
What are your thoughts on new construction in this market? Specifically west town area on Erie just east of Ashland.
This area is super hot right now. I live just a few blocks west of here (almost bought east of Ashland) and they are tearing down everything and building new. I also really like the new ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in Goose Island
Debi Weinberg, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Debi Weinberg answered:
Spring clean-up date for Highland Park, IL for 2013?
These are the 2013 Spring Clean-up Dates:

SE April 27
SW May 4
NE May 11
NW May 18
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 28, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Highland Park
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Do I have to sign a buyer agreement contract with an agent before viewing a property?
NO YOU DO NOT. There are some agents that will not show you homes unless you do sign. My suggestion is to find another agent that does not push that stupid agreement on to you. It only ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Westmont
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
I've seen a few listings that are either contingent or active contingent ?Can anyone explain what exactly that means ?Are those houses off the?
It means the seller accepted an offer and it's no longer available.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in Oak Lawn
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
How hard is it to get a mortgage when you are self employed?
If you have enough down payment for the property in question, and if you have income proof for several years, that you are self employed and making a regular substantial income, a lende ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
how do you find rentals .... having a hard time getting anyone to call me back
Kevin
Give me a call or send me a note letting me know what you are looking for. I am sorry other agents are not being responsive.

Geoff Ommen
Broker Baird Warner
847-271-2622
ge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 5, 2014 Rental Basics in 60014
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
how much cost dewinterize and rewinterize?
Some homes may cost and some plumbers may charge about $125-$200 each ot total of 250-400 for both. It depends. First ask the listing agent to have it done in case the bank will pay for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Foreclosure in South Beloit
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
How do you go about buying a house that owners owe 2 years in back taxes and they live in different states?
Is that all they owe?? Just the taxes or is there also a mortgage? You have to offer the seller enough for them to be able to pay off the loan and all liens or they can not sell and con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
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