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Thu Mar 16, 2017
Christina Feeney answered:
Hello! Yes you can certainly make an offer with a home sale contingency. It's always helpful if your home is already listed and even better, already under contract! If you are in need of a Realtor, please contact me as I would love to assist you!

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Fri Sep 4, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
You will need a letter from your lender or bank statement to convince the seller that you can buy the house. You may want to plan on having a Realtor, Attorney and a Home Inspector.
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Karen Feldman answered:
How did your dilemma resolve itself? Then Glen is becoming a better buy these days. I can tell you details why later. If you still require help, please let me know.
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Fri Nov 8, 2013
Vienna Jacob answered:

I've seen the commission rates from 5-7 %.

The answers below explain quite accurately the split of that commission and I would add that ( as with everything else in life) you get what you pay for.

If someone is luring you with a lower commission rate what are you giving up for that rate Advertising!? Co op commission ( commission givien to agents that bring a buyer) ? Marketing of your property?

Hopefully you can find a happy medium with commission rates and quailty of work.
Good Luck!
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Wed May 22, 2013
Michele Wilson answered:
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Wed May 22, 2013
Michele Wilson answered:
This question is 4 years old ...should be removed by now.
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Wed May 22, 2013
Michele Wilson answered:
This is an old question and should be removed
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Wed May 22, 2013
Michele Wilson answered:
This is an old question. Each property is different. Where is it located ?
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Paul Cionczyk answered:
At the current time with inventory levels being so low, foreclosures are getting much more attention and competition than they had before. Multiple offer situations are not uncommon these days as some foreclosures are being priced below market to attract more attention. We have clients ask all the time for foreclosures, as they are looking for a good deal. Just because it is a foreclosure doesn't make it a good deal. A good deal is a state of mind.

Paul Cionczyk| Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage |Broker
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Paul Cionczyk answered:
Corner lots tend to have much of the land disbursed to the front and sides of a home, and proportionately less of a real backyard. When looking at a lot with a home to teardown, check the setback requirements in the specific city or village you are looking in. Just because an old home was built a certain way on a lot, doesn't mean that you will be able to build the same way if you teardown.

As for recreational parks and swimming pools being in very close proximity, some people will love it, and some will hate it. The amount of traffic from both pedestrians and vehicles can be bothersome in an otherwise quite neighborhood. Once again, depends more upon the buyer.

Paul Cionczyk| Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage |Broker
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Sat Nov 24, 2012
Cindy Finnerman answered:
One more thing Mike. No one cares how much the seller paid for his property or how much he borrowed against it. It's all about the current value within approximately $10 to 15K
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Fri Aug 20, 2010
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Hi Bill, something went wrong and my answer ended up in the wrong post.... so here it is again.... Sorry about that...

Edith Karoline,...
Hi Bill Gunning,
This is quite an interesting question, except hard to answer as I am not sure what your interest in the answer is at the end. You say that you are just looking, and you show your location as Palatine. I want to assume (and correct me if I am wrong...) that you are currently living in Palatine and looking to buy property in Glenview, but you want to make sure that you buy the correct number of bedrooms for a future resale. Am I correct?

So if you want to get back to me to let me know why you are looking to get the a.m. information I will gladly provide you with the detailed stats available!

I am a Realtor working out of Glenview and I know Glenview very very well and I have been working with many
buyers and as a general information I can tell you at this time that a 4 bedroom home with 2 1/2 or more baths and a basement or a 1st floor family room is a good home size for families in Glenview.... but understand this is a general information, as price ranges, sizes of homes, ages of homes, floor plans and styles of home are as varied as possible in Glenview, there are many many much larger and more expensive homes as there are many
3 bedroom homes in Glenview as well....

So if you want a truly well informed answer to your question you may want to contact me and give me the background for your question, so that I can tailor the answer to your actual needs.... I would be glad to give you the
information you need at this time. No pressure, just useful information.

I can provide your with homes that have recently sold, as well as with homes currently on the market, which should give you a good insight into the Glenview market.

Hope to hear from you and good luck with your decisions.

Sincerely yours,
Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients!
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Tue May 4, 2010
Peter Geo answered:
The property was sold to the plaintiff for $ 62,250.
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Sat Jun 13, 2009
Mary Anne asked:
800 Becker Rd.
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Mon May 4, 2009
Sj209 answered:
You can get a second opinion to be sure it is an active mold problem and if verified move on. It could cost a fortune to eliminate an active mold and water issues in the basement.
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Sun Sep 28, 2008
Greg answered:
You could have checked for mold presense before you moved in. If you are concerned, you should consider moving.
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Thu Aug 21, 2008
Mark Roncone answered:
Try going to this link or calling 847 724-1700.
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Thu Aug 2, 2007
Cathi Weaver answered:
Hi Jerry,

A quick look at the 3bd townhouses in the Heatherfield subdivision shows only 1 that has closed in the last 6 months (it just closed on July 27th) at $675,000. If there are more, the listing agents haven't specified the subdivision.

If you need a more in depth comparative market analysis, feel free to contact me and we can set up an appointment. I have an appointment in the Glen next week and could meet with you before or after that if it works. Otherwise, we can work out another time.

Cathi Weaver
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