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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Does the bank pay for closing costs in a foreclosure?
Very seldom.
But they can be accomodating; you can put it in your offer and try.
Usually, you will have to pad your offer to include the CC so that they will accept.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 31, 2013 Home Buying in 60061
Peter Schifr…, Real Estate Pro in Northbrook, IL
Peter Schifrin answered:
How to calculate annual property taxes?
Alex,
There is no common formula to calculate property taxes based on square footage. I can help you look up certain villages and tell you how much (approximately) the taxes currently ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Home Buying in Vernon Hills
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
Can buyer cancel the contract?
Gita: You answered your own question. If you are still within the 10 days that your contract states then go ahead and cancel if you want to. So the big question is what was the date ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 15, 2011 Home Buying in 60061
Kim And Kris…, Real Estate Pro in 90403
Kim And Kristine answered:
how to identify a house listed in MLS is a Condo or Townhome?
HI Kumar,
Great question! A condo is one level and can have neighbors above or below you and on either side. A townhouse is typically 2 levels and you only have neighbors next door. Do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 22, 2012 Home Buying in Vernon Hills
Kathy Diegel, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Kathy Diegel answered:
What towns, or areas in Lake county have the lowest real estate taxes? I pay over $18K in Vernon Hills!
There are many factors in the cost of your taxes. They take into consideration square footage, # of bdrms, # of bathrooms and what the school districts are. For instance, homes in the S ... more
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Laura Karamb…, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Laura Karambelas answered:
what is the property tax on new townhomes at Aspen Pt 762 N Summit Ln Vernon Hills IL 60061?
There is a home that is listed as a "short sale" @ 309,900 that was built in 2006 and the property taxes for 2008 were $9552.19....listed as having no exemptions.

You ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 28, 2009 Home Buying in Vernon Hills
Michael Lesc…, Real Estate Pro in Fox Lake, IL
Michael Lescher answered:
I am a first time home buyer considering a townhome in vernonhills ,il 4 to 7 years old.
I don't believe anyone can give you an accurate estimate of townhome appreciation in Vernon Hills over the next 5-6 years. We are in uncharted territory in the housing market. The ... more
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Kathy Diegel, Real Estate Pro in Elgin, IL
Kathy Diegel answered:
First time home buyer need advise (Around Vernon Hills, IL)
Unfortunately realtors are not allowed to give their opinion on schools but here is great website to compare schools in Ilinois http://iirc.niu.edu/ so you can see what precentage of th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 17, 2009 Home Buying in Vernon Hills
Mike Stodola, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
Mike Stodola answered:
Buying a house in Cherry Valley -Vernon Hills?
What's wrong with Cherry Valley...where do I start? Just kidding. I have several clients who've bought and sold in Cherry Valley and love it there. I also have clients who like a mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Home Buying in Vernon Hills
Cynthia Nash…, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
Cynthia Nash-Frye answered:
Which is the better pick of Shadow creek Vs Crenshaw in Vernon Hills
Hi, again, Shushi!
I often have clients ask my opinion of one subdivision or another. Just so you know, "steering" or directing a client to one area versus another is a Federal Offense ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2008 Home Buying in Vernon Hills, IL
Cynthia Nash…, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
Cynthia Nash-Frye answered:
I planning to buy a town home in vernon Hills. Baytree Vs Shadow Creek.
Hi, Sushi!
If I were you, I'd buy the newest townhome available in Gregg's Landing as if for any reason you have to re-sell in the next 10 years, it's most likely to retain it's value: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 9, 2014 Home Buying in 60061
Paul Mackey, Real Estate Pro in 60060
Paul Mackey answered:
Planning to move to Bay Tree Ct ,Vernon Hills is it a wise decision or renting a place
Tough question with out knowing a little more. What price will you be paying, how good is your mortgage, how long do you anticipate living there? Overall, the inventory in Bay Tree is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 8, 2011 Home Buying in 60061
Ute Ferdig -…, Real Estate Pro in Newcastle, CA
Ute Ferdig - Atty. Negotiator answered:
Own vs. Rent
Hello Kim. Below is a link of a rent - own calculator that may help you make the decision at least as far as economics are concerned. Good luck with your decision.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2008 Home Buying in Vernon Hills, IL
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