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Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
We are looking to buy a house and rehab it with a 203 k loan. Do we need both a contractor and an architect? Any info would be appreciated.?
The bank is going to require contractors to go out and give estimates.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Logan Square
David Hanna, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
David Hanna answered:
is this address a homeless shelter?
This building is not in the MLS. You should drive by, get the listing agent contact info and follow up with them.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Market Conditions in Logan Square
Sohail Salah…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Sohail Salahuddin answered:
i am not a usa resident i have an offer to purchase a house in south escanaba avenu e which is 0.07 acres and have 8 b/r and 6 b/r wt the price i pay
Shivinder,

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 8, 2012 Home Buying in Logan Square
Diane Boyle, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Diane Boyle answered:
i am an indian and want to buy a property in chicago my budget is 100000 $ please suggest the area
There are many neighborhoods in Chicago where $100,000 will buy a nice house. I just helped clients close on a $95,000 4 bedroom last week. Much depends on the size and your transportat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 8, 2012 Home Buying in Logan Square
Bill J Delig…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
How much have condo prices (2 bedroom , 1.5 bath) declined since 2007?
Prices have come down but it really depends on the location of the condo within Logan Square and the age of the building. Over the last 12 months for example, 7 2br/1.1ba units have sol ... more
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Mark Bazzetta, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mark Bazzetta answered:
My score is 744. I make between 37-44k ( not including my fiancé) I just started saving. What isminimum down payment on a $160k condo? I'm new@this
Hi Brian. Great start with the saving. Keep it going! I would speak with a qualified mortgage broker about your options with respect to all things loan related. But in general, anyw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 8, 2012 Home Buying in Logan Square
Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
Out of state investor needs rehab estimate
If the rehab is even basic you will need to pull permits. It's not a simple process here in Chicago. Yes, an inspector could give you an unbiased 'estimate as to how much cert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 6, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Logan Square
Steven Glick, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Steven Glick answered:
Searching for an honest General Contractor to make an estimate in Humboldt Park Chicago.
MY Company is CG Realty Group and we are accredited with the Better Business Bureau. We specialize in all types of residential construction and remodeling. We have been in business sinc ... more
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John Gutman, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
John Gutman answered:
who was the listing agent for 3302 W Armitage Ave APT 2Chicago, IL 60647??
Hello,

The listing agent was Roddie Antonijevic. This was an REO so he may have lost the property. Are you interested in it? Please shoot me an email, I would be glad to work with y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 24, 2011 Home Buying in Logan Square
Wayne Beals, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Wayne Beals answered:
What are the city of Chicago requirements to turn an attic into a legal studio apartment on an r-3 property that has two apartments already?
I would engage the services of a local architect to do a feasibility study. If the architect believes it will be allowed, you'll need to present drawings to get the permit anyway. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 16, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Logan Square
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
Can I get an FHA mortgage on a "fixer upper"?
The loan you are probably looking for is an 203k loan, which is an FHA rehab loan. You can take out a loan for more than the purchase price, but you have to get all your estimates lined ... more
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Philip Sencer, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Philip Sencer answered:
is the home located at 1924 N. Lawndale chicago IL for sale
No. It sold for 36K in May as a foreclosure. If you would llike some help finding property contact me via my web site.
Good uck

philip
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 27, 2009 Home Buying in Logan Square
Chuck Stupar…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Brook, IL
Chuck Stuparits answered:
What makes a basement apartment legal in Chicago?
There has to be proper ingress and egress, i.e not having to go through a room such as storage,furnace,or laundry room that's not part of the actual unit, to exit the apartment.. You h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 20, 2009 Rental Basics in Logan Square
Maria Thanas…, Real Estate Pro in 60614
Maria Thanasouras answered:
I'm interested in a few different areas and properties in logan square.
Great, I am familiar with Logan Square, I marketed a development in the area. Well as for which is the best area, I really cannot comment on that. What I would recommend is to determi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 10, 2009 Home Buying in Logan Square
Curtis Darra…, Real Estate Pro in Poughkeepsie, NY
Curtis Darragh answered:
Apprailal found to be worth more than I paid. Can I get rid of PMI?
Zach,

What your lender is telling you is true based on my experience. The MI is based on the purchase price. Typically after 12 months you can have a formal appraisal (not a brokers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 9, 2010 Financing in Logan Square
Tino Martinez, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Tino Martinez answered:
What's the best way to decide whether a home purchase for gut rehab makes sense?
Keith- the Prices are right for purchasing, however they are also NOT right for selling. Good rull of thumb- Purchase price plus cost to rehab should net you 20% in a quick sale ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 22, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Logan Square
Jim Roth, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Jim Roth answered:
Sorry if I posted this question 2x, but I moved next door to a vacant home, (apx vacant for 5 yrs), the
if the taxes have not been paid - then the county may currently own it or some one may have bought it in tax sale and it has not be recorded yet. Call the county again or try this atto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 16, 2009 Home Buying in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Scott Epstein, Real Estate Pro in Crystal Lake, IL
Scott Epstein answered:
How does one approximate the value of an oversized 25x200ft lot in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago?
Keith,

You could either pay for an appraisal from a licensed appraiser or contact 3 agents in your area and have them provide you with a CMA (comparative market analysis). The price ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 4, 2008 Home Buying in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
What is the good neighborhood to buy 1 bedroom in Chicago as investment for 5 years? Price range < 150K.
If you check the public transportation & PD websites should assist you in narrowing the search limits down. The states have restrictions on realtors comments for investments and where ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2008 Home Buying in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Will, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Will answered:
do the same mortgage rates apply to 203(k) loans (e.g. do jumbo rates apply to 203(k) loans over $417K)?
The rates on the higher balance 203k are currently showing an .125 higher than the conforming 203k.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 28, 2008 Financing in Logan Square, Chicago, IL
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