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Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
I am a US citizen non residing in the US. Now I want to move back and want to buy condo in Chicago with no credit history. Can I get a mortgage?
Hi! It can be done! You're likely going to have more stringent income and higher down payment requirements by lender, but shop around because it can be done. Hope this helps.
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Francesco Bi…, Home Buyer in 60610
Francesco Bianchi asked:
Homeowner insurance for foreigner - Chicago. Is it possible? I am about to buy an investment property in Chicago downtown, with the goal of rent it. I am a foreigner, which means no SSN and no credit rating. Is it easy / possible (and of course, for…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 22, 2015 Home Insurance in 60610
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How do I change or delete searches?
Good answer by Samantha, I just will add that the help screens on Trulia are pretty good,
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60610
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How much should a HOA have in cash reserves for a building with roughly 20 units?
It depends on how old the building is and what amenities it has. Somewhere between $5 and 10K per unit.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60610
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Is it smart to buy a 2 bed 2 bath without a parking spot in west loop?
Chicago is different than New York in that people can get away with never driving Tony. I would suggest getting a parking place if at all possible. I am using NY because it is another b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60610
Michele Wils…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Forest, IL
Michele Wilson answered:
If a listing agent does not get back to me can I submit an offer on a home through another agent?
The listing agent does not represent you!!! Find an agent who will act in your best interest as your buyer agent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 24, 2014 Home Buying in 60610
Mack Alsaidi, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mack Alsaidi answered:
advice in short sale and pre-foreclosure
I can help you. Feel free to contact me.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Home Buying in 60610
doug,  in Noblesville, IN
doug answered:
Anyone know of a source to do blanket loans in the name of an entity, such as an LLC, for NOO residential properties in Chicagoland area?
RentalHomeFinancing.com – February 10, 2014 - Direct provider of permanent commercial blanket mortgage financing for 5 to 500+ rental properties on a Nationwide basis.

Competitive ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 11, 2014 Investment Properties in 60610
Hilary Pender, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Hilary Pender answered:
Selling agent won't answer my realtor's calls, emails, texts. What should we do? Is there someone we can report him to?
You have an agent and there is a process through which your agent can file a grievance.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 1, 2013 Home Buying in 60610
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Matt Laricy answered:
Any one know anything about Springfield MA buy program?
Cant say I do, but I would speak to some good lenders. They would be able to help you out with this.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 18, 2012 Home Buying in 60610
Clifford  Ro…, Real Estate Pro in Holyoke, MA
Clifford Roule answered:
Are any lenders doing Homepath Renovation financing these days?
Try https://www.prospectmortgagedirect.com/homepath/
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 8, 2011 Home Buying in 60610
Dallas Texas, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TN
Dallas Texas answered:
I need a loan as a Self-Employed individual
When you are closer time purchase approx. 90 days out contact a mortgage broker who can work with your entire file.

Your 09' tax return would be complete, self employment will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 19, 2010 Home Buying in 60610
Ken Dooley, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ken Dooley answered:
Residents of 825 North Hudson! How is your living experience?
A lot was planned in the area and a lot has been done over the last 10 + years. However, all that has stopped and not much will happen in the immediate future. Banks won't lend and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 22, 2010 Home Buying in 60610
Person,  in 94546
Person answered:
I was thinking of buying a unit in 825 N Hudson but I'm concerned about the area
You really have to ask? Did you even see the property in person?

You'd think the boarded up project building right next to 825Hudson, the cop cars patrolling the area and all the run ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2009 Home Buying in 60610
Sam Gordon,  in Delaware
Sam Gordon answered:
I live in Illinois in my owned home. I have a second home in Las Vegas. If I were considering letting a
A) Simple answer,Illinois law. Why would your lender attempt to apply law from a different state? They have to work within the laws of the state where they are taking action...B) Have y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2009 Foreclosure in 60610
Joe and Jean…, Real Estate Pro in Park Ridge, IL
Joe and Jean Marella answered:
Are there real estate agents that conduct research for an hourly or fixed fee? I need comps and title history.
Finding a real estate agent to help you in this situation is a great idea. But please be upfront with that person on what you expect. You may find yourself developing a relationship t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2009 Home Buying in 60610
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Christopher Thomas answered:
If all cash is offered for a condo, what does the condo board look for in the buyer approval process?
Dear Bea,

To answer your question a little more generally, all condo associations are individual. They are all governed by the same laws in Illinois, and generally speaking they fol ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2008 Home Buying in 60610
Ken Dooley, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ken Dooley answered:
Who are the selling/rental agents for 1250 N. Dearborn, 60610?
Hello Bea,

Make sure you connect with an agent that knows the area well. Local agents are through similar properties on a regular basis and have the abaility to compare apples to app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2008 Home Buying in 60610
Will, Both Buyer and Seller in Chicago, IL
Will answered:
825 N. Hudson Chicago ???
I went to see this building not too long ago. Their pictures are deceiving along with their model unit.

First, their listing agent @ ksgmac has no idea what is standard and what is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 24, 2008 Home Buying in 60610
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