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Mon Feb 20, 2017
Kevin and Sue Colbert asked:
Sat Aug 6, 2016
Jeff Nobleza answered:
If your realtor's job is to help you negotiate the lowest price possible and it's the seller's realtor's job to help the seller get the highest price possible....

Jeff Nobleza
@ Properties
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Thu Jul 23, 2015
USMortgageRanger answered:
I would presume that you have a job lined up already. So I would suggest that you get approved by a Lender and lets reach out to a local Agent who will be responsible for finding you a short term lease so that you can first become aware of the surrounding areas within your price range. This will also give you time to look at the neighbourhood during the days and at night (something most buyers fail to do.)

I would be delighted to provide you with some mortgage options, (this does not require us pulling your credit) that will allow you to make the best decision for your family. I can be contacted via my profile information for a no obligation consultation. My Office hours are 08:00 AM-08:00 PM Mon-Fri and Fri and Sat 08:00 AM-06:00 PM CST.

Lowell Sterling
Mortgage Banker
NMLS 968898
Capital One Bank
Phone (469) 315-1709
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Tue Jun 3, 2014
Chong Wu asked:
When i select "Claim my property", there is no option to add my house. Please help!
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
John Wesolowski answered:
I've lived in Naperville for 40 years and will tell you that all of the high schools are excellent! The main distinction will be between district 203 and 204. I'm happy to discuss with you when you have a moment.. you can reach me at 630.222.9747 ... more
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
Sunita Tandon answered:
Hi Adam, just wanted to follow up if what we discussed was of any help to you. Call me when you get a chance.
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Tue Sep 17, 2013
Houry Rezaie answered:
Hi Johnny,

It is a rather involved process, that is best to consult with an attorney. I can explain the highlights of the process a bit. If you like please call me and I will be happy to refer you to a good Real Estate attorney as well. 630-915-1730.
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Fri May 31, 2013
Lester S. answered:
The 5.0 version contract does spell this out exactly including a set number of days for inspection requests and resolution of issues.....requests must be made in 5 days and resolution must be acheived in 10 days. Of course, the contract and its terms can be modified, negotiated and/or extended by mutual agreement, but the contract does provide a very specific timeframe as a starting point. If you are past this period and in "limbo" either side can cancel the contract (or continue negotiating) or set a deadline by which they will do so. The answer to all contractual issues is: read the contract, it's in there, and if not or not clear, ask your attorney.


Lester S.
"Lester the Lister"
RE/MAX 1st
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Tue May 15, 2012
Scott Hulen answered:
The absolute worst question in real estate because it is undefined! Cost per sq. ft. what does it mean? Is the land included, are real estate fees included, are city impact fees included, are taxes included, how about builder profit, bank profit & developer profit? What about floor plans, ranches cost significantly more to build then a two story and do we include finished sq. footage of walkout but not a basement? Finally are we talking about just materials or labor and materials? See where this goes and no one has a standard answer for this question! Your best bet is to focus on the value of the home as it relates to the surrounding area and a good full time Realtor® is your best bet in finding a home which represents quality & value. Good Luck! ... more
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Thu Oct 15, 2009
Christine May Pet Friendly Realtor answered:
The question was RESIDENTS not residences...
Best bet would be to check the real estate transactions posted for that zip code in the paper - you can also perhaps link to the cole directory and compare documents to check for new names...

If am wrong, and you are looking for residences, I too would be happy to assist - you can check all MLS and foreclosures on my website at

Good Luck -
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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Kurt Clements answered:

Nice. You should only need a 620 score for a 203k loan so I have no idea what is going on there. If you switch to a new mortgage company they would check your credit. If you stay with the same company they wouldn't need to recheck your credit assuming you close and fund within 120 days of when the credit was last pulled.

As far as the job deal, is he paid commission or is he on a 1099 (self employed, they don't take taxes out of his check)? If so, that is why they need him hourly. If he's salary, no big deal.

I hope this helps and call me or email me with anymore questions.


Kurt Clements
Senior Vice President
GSF Mortgage
3933 75th St
Aurora, IL 60504

Office: 630.806.7016
Cell: 630.430.1091
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Wed Jul 1, 2009
Jason Diperstein answered:

Two things- first, no legitimate lender will give you a pre-approval without knowing what your credit scores look like. I'm not implying that you are assuming anything else, just want to make sure you know. Second, take a look at the link below from the FICO website, it should clear up some of your concerns. You will not see a decrease of more than a few points for shopping a mortgage. Scare tactics of major credit score drops from rate shopping are garbage.

I also have a slight issue with what Mike said below. Lenders do not "feed lines" about guideline changes. The truth is that they do change, and I would not put my name or my bank's name on a pre-approval or any other paperwork that was completely useless because it was based on a hunch. Pre-approvals require documentation.

Kind regards,

Jason Diperstein
E Mortgage Management
800.793.9633 ext. 156
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