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Joe Schiller, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joe Schiller answered:
Can I rent an apartment with bad credit?
with 3 months security deposit
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 7, 2012 How To... in 60644
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I just started a small cleaning business and would like to know how I can go about finding residential/ commercial move in/outs?
Hey Karen,

That's exciting! Congratulations. I would recommend making your services known to the agents in your area so that when they need a cleaning business, you are on the top of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 23, 2012 How To... in 60538
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
How can I find a seller who is willing to be the bank for the sell of his/her property?
Hi Andar-

You may want to ask this in the Agent to Agent category so that the right set of eyes see it!

Thanks,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 22, 2014 How To... in Chicago
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
I'm thinking about starting a property perservation business, but I was told the best way to go was through the banks to get the jobs.
I would speak with your lawyer, set up the business, and get moving on it!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 19, 2012 How To... in Chicago
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
I am 56 years old and wanting to go for my real estate license in ILLINOIS.
Gary - It's always better, in our opionion, to go to the actual classes. Try calling your local real estate board for class info.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 6, 2012 How To... in Rockford
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
A plumber we used for repairs sent us a letter saying that they will put a lien on our property if bill is not paid.
This is called a "Mechanic's Lien".
You might check this with an Attorney;
I heard that if you are making payments, and the creditor has been accepting payments, then t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 22, 2011 How To... in 60053
Michele Nixon, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Michele Nixon answered:
whom shud i contact to remove my home photos from this website. we bought this house more than a month back, but all photos are still available
Hi,

If we know the home, we can find it on Trulia and find out where the information is being sent from. This usually happens when an agent advertises the home on a particular site b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 16, 2011 How To... in Naperville
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
How can I change my email address?
Try going to your profile, then "edit profile". You should be able to change your email address in there.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 How To... in 60612
Lucid Realty, Real Estate Pro in 60622
Lucid Realty answered:
How do I claim my property and get photos and listing information off Trulia now that I've taken it off the market?
Hi G,

Did you have your property listed with a broker? If so, they should be able to remove the property for you.

Sari
www.LucidRealty.com
877 LUCID99
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 How To... in 60611
B.J. Tregoni…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
B.J. Tregoning answered:
How do I find if there is a lien on my home in Chicago at 651 E. 92nd Street, Chicago, IL 60619
Go to ccrd.info and search by Property Identification Number (PIN). Enter the PIN in the website and see if there are any recorded liens. This does not guarantee that the property is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 How To... in 60619
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
How can I get my taxes on my home down?
Hi Rg2slick,

If you believe the assessed value is too high, contact your countay assessors office to find out their procedure for getting your property taxes/assessed value re-evalua ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 16, 2011 How To... in Beach Park
Daniel Fisher, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Daniel Fisher answered:
sq. footage of my house is incorrect. The one the government is using for RE taxes in cook Co., Ill. How do you remeasure,what is included?
In NC, we have a nice guide that explains square footage and how to calculate it. When reporting square footage, North Carolina real estate agents should carefully follow these Reside ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 26, 2012 How To... in Mount Prospect
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
can anybody recommend an attorney to consult about the eviction?
You can consider checking with any local Chamber of Commerce Branch for recommendations...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 29, 2011 How To... in Palos Hills
Spirit Messi…, Real Estate Pro in 85716
Spirit Messingham answered:
How do I get a copy of one of the property records for 124 4th Street in Illiopolis, IL??
You can start at the county assessors site, and a property search by name, address, or tax ID.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 5, 2011 How To... in Illiopolis
Sindy Verdugo, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Sindy Verdugo answered:
I'm interested in cleaningout REO prroperties in the Madison- Granite City ,Il area. Where and how do I get started????
I would contact realtors with signs up in your area. If you drive around you will see the bank owned properties. Many of the realtors that represent banks will put in on their signs. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 19, 2011 How To... in Madison
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
What is the best method to become a certified-short sale professional? Any Recommended programs/websites? Thanks!
These websites may help you out. The National Association or Realtors has training on short sales and foreclosures.

http://www.realtorSFR.org/

http://www.cdpe.com/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 6, 2013 How To... in 60048
Patricia McD…, Real Estate Pro in 60642
Patricia McDonald answered:
Where can I find a apartment in chicago il with bad credit?
Do you know your credit score? How much are you earning annually working part-time? Do you have student loan money? Do you have a good landlord reference? There are more factors to rent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 How To... in 60637
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
we bought a new built home from a builder who is now bankrupt. I an getting a few lien notices . Am I liable for the money owed?
Without much information as to the liens--do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate and have all related paperwork reviewed--then go from there, he/she is your best sou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 13, 2010 How To... in Hoffman Estates
Joseph Domino, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Joseph Domino answered:
Is the Coursey Dower Law Valid in Illinois. My husband own property and recenty died. My name not on deed he has a child we had no children
Try a legal forum, or even better try a lawyer. This has nothing to do with Real Estate. If your husband did not have a will then his estate will be probated. The probate court will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 15, 2010 How To... in Louisville
Furrycoral, Home Buyer in Orange County, CA
Furrycoral answered:
how can i find photos of a property that was built in 1890?
Check your local public library's history archive room. Mine had old yellow pages where I found the names of the original owners. And they also have really old photos of the comm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 12, 2010 How To... in Peoria
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