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Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Trying to find a renovated 2bd in Rogers/West Rogers Park at least 1100-1200 sqft between $1050-$1100.
Tough price point. May be best on craigslist.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Rentals in Chicago
Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
I have a 579 credit score
The quickest way to improve your credit score is to check and correct any negative errors on your credit report. Otherwise, there's no set time frame for a certain improvement in your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Markham
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
What's the best way to find homes that are rent with option to buy?
Mrs. S.

Before i get into rent options, have you talked with a mortgage broker to understand if can get financing for a 2nd home? That is the least costly way for you to get into a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 12, 2013 Home Buying in 60555
Kathy Diegel, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Kathy Diegel answered:
Will backing up to railway track be a big problem for a new 2013 in construction home?
Mr Williams,

It is very hard to sell a home anywhere near railroad tracks let alone right next to one. What price range is this home in?

Kathy Diegel
The Peggy Cobrin Team
Cold ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Buying in Buffalo Grove
mesutter, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
mesutter answered:
Is the Metra train a walkabe distance fom this home? Is there a path to the station?
You are less than a mile east of the Winfield Metra Station. You go out to Jewell Rd. and head west into town. The station is on Jewell. From Google maps, there appear to be sidewalks ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Buyer offers $1,100,000 can't afford more. seller wants 1,170,000 . Buyer score 720 earns $250,000 a year 20% down. Mortgage options?
Jamesr,
Who says they can't afford more? It will really come down to what mortgage options you have. You are looking at a Jumbo loan in either case. If you are limited to $1,100k ba ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Melissa Kamp…, Real Estate Pro in 60156
Melissa Kampschroer Leetzow answered:
Hoe do I find the value of my home in Hebron Illinois
I have been working on another farm in Hebron with the same question. Give me a call and we can talk.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Selling in 60034
Cindy Valek…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Cindy Valek Mottl answered:
We will be relocating back to Chicago. Is it rare to come across home rentals or townhome rentals in Western Springs?
The rental market is tight at this time due to the fact that homes are selling quite well in Western Springs. At the present time there are 2 vintage studio condos listed for rent on th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 Rentals in Western Springs
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Please see below
Talk to your Realtor.

Why are you canceling?
Don't want to sell anymore?
Found a buyer on your own?
Found another Realtor?

It depends on your reasons but the Listing Agreeme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Home Selling in Chicago
Mark Malave, Real Estate Pro in 60626
Mark Malave answered:
Move from Miami to Chicago?
It is awesome. Best city to live and we have jobs here!
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Mark Malave, Real Estate Pro in 60626
Mark Malave answered:
flight path park ridge
What's your question about Park Ridge?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in 60417
David Hanna answered:
trying to find out if 2751 e 79th street is in foreclosure and if it is how much is the taxes?
Take a trip down to city hall and visit the recorder of deeds office. You can find out about any liens and the tax info there.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Foreclosure in 60649
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in 60417
David Hanna answered:
How to a person purchase a lot from the city?
Go to the Alderman's office and ask about the lot. It is very rare for the city to sell single lots, but if there is a possibility, the alderman's office will know.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 General Area in 60649
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
When your home has been forclose on, and the mortgage company offer you relocation money what is that called?
Margaret,
Cash for keys is a common expression for this. It's not a lot of money, but often enough to allow you to move and put a deposit down on a rental. In exchange you promise to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 5, 2013 Foreclosure in Markham
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
What should I take into account when pricing a mixed use property? Ive pulled comps but feel that Im missing something. Its a 2 unit w storefront
Put this since I am assuming that you are a Realtor into the Blog Section of Trulia, and not here.
Sincerely yours,
Edith YourRealtor4Life & Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Chicago
Geoff Ommen, Real Estate Pro in Barrington, IL
Geoff Ommen answered:
Bowes Country Club - Toll Brothers - Fairways collection
Terry

I looked into building there a few years back when I moved to the area. Difficult to articulate the potential pluses/minuses on this board. Please contact me to discuss furth ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 5, 2013 Home Buying in Elgin
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I have a property with an upside down mortgage and would like to sell it. What are my best options?
If you do not have the cash to pay off the balance after a sale, a short sale may be best. You should start by hiring a local and experienced listing agent who can help you obtain the v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
Paris L. Smi…, Real Estate Pro in Plainfield, IL
Paris L. Smith answered:
is house still for sale?
Hi Ziad,

Yes. The property is still on the market for $199,900. However, it is a short sale and is currently already under contract. It's only been on the market a total of 6 days ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 5, 2013 Home Buying in Plainfield
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
I am a single female with no kids that have a section 8 voucher. I am looking to move on the northside only. No southside or westside.
You should connect with a local Realtor familiar with the rental market on the North Side of Chicago. It would be easier to connect you with the right Realtor to find you the right prop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 For Rent in Chicago
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