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Home Buying in Round Lake : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jan 23, 2014
James Tiernan & The Tiernan Group answered:
I have helped a couple clients purchase a HUD home recently. The process can be challenging if you do not know what you are doing. If you are still looking for help, Round Lake is an area I am very familiar with. There are still some great deals out there, let's find one together! ... more
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
PollyAnna Snyder answered:
Annie - mold can kill given certain variables. It can definitely harm people and can have long-lasting effects even if it does not kill - again, research the varieties and other variables. Can be a scary subject. Research it well and hope this helps. Cheers! ... more
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Fri Feb 3, 2012
Susana: You have been given alot to digest within prior comments ... much of it very good advice. But the bottomline is this ... you won't know exactly what IS possible until you talk to a qualified mortgage lending professional regarding your financing options. Until more is known in detail about your personal financial scenario and credit scores, all comments are pretty much guesses. Should you want to bring parents into the transaction, their information is needed to know your options too. My suggestion is to find a mortgage lender, sit down and talk with them regarding your financial situation, your hopes and plans for purchase. They will be able to direct you as to your best options and course of action.
That said, I would be happy to provide that service for you, should you be interested. You can contact me here at trulia ... or at the website below. I wish you the best of luck, no matter what decision you make ...
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Thu Feb 2, 2012
John Walin answered:
Renting dollar in Round lake goes pretty far. Madrona has predominantly 4BR homes so if you are capping search to 3BR for renting due to anticipated rent, you wont find it. As Kay said $1,800 is the going rent in there for a 4BR. That area is nice! school in subdivision, newer construction. My only concern is owners planning foreclosure renting their home, buying another house and once they get that new house financing stop payments on the home they are renting to you. Ask any agent you work with to qualify that owner is current on mortgage, and has a good reason for renting like they already moved out of state. Banks are getting wise to owners strategic default, buy and bail because that owner can probably buy a neighbors house for cheaper than what they owe on the home they are renting.

Please call, text or email me if i can be of service!

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John Walin
Coldwell Banker
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Fri Apr 23, 2010
Mike Stodola answered:
No. I don't and I haven't heard anyone who does.

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Mon Jan 18, 2010
Timothy Fitzgerald answered:

Unfortunately, it is against the standards that Realtors are held to, to comment on the safety of a particular area.

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