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Home Buying in 60622 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Jan 18, 2017
Davistracy2004 asked:
Fri Jun 24, 2016
Paul answered:
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Tue Nov 10, 2015
Kathy Lewis answered:
likely referring to monthly MI. Yes, the USDA loan is lower, by nearly 40%.

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Sat Oct 10, 2015
Pebbleswing15 answered:
Interested in a home that was foreclosed and abandoned but the auction was canceled in april and still not on market,how do I get the house or can I?
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Fri Aug 14, 2015
Mark Saunders answered:
yes but the better the credit = better rate
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Fri Aug 14, 2015
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Fri Apr 24, 2015
Matt Laricy answered:
I hear you, but the market is hot. And builders can call the shots. If he holds out a little longer, he will probably get over list price. Once a house is further along, buyers see the potential and will pay more. The attraction to the builder is he has a bird in hand now, so hes willing to sell, but to give 10k off list, he wont do. (essentially, 10k in closing costs is 10k off price. Money comes from somewhere) ... more
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Sat Apr 4, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
FHA mortgages are not for buying income property. It is to live in. Someday later you can rent it out.
A lender may some better ideas for you.
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
aaaa answered:
If it's a chapter 7 bankruptcy you would have to wait 2 years after it's been discharged. Chapter 13 is 1 year after it has been discharged. Best solution contact a lender and get pre-approved.

BJ Patel
Loan Originator (IL)
NMLS #1270313
1430 Branding Lane Suite 190
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Office: 630-423-3600 xt. 5711
Cell: 630-337-5877
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Fri Oct 24, 2014
Steve Burgess answered:
Yes it is true that investing in a purchasing property, can be a smart idea. Where it not only helps in saving money from future of view, but also works well in saving excess expenditure. ... more
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Mon Oct 20, 2014
Matt Laricy answered:
You accidentally asked this question in Chicago. It would be more beneficial to ask this in Cali.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Scott Newman answered:
List price is irrelevant- the only thing that matters is what the home is worth. If it's worth $80K and you offered $95K then you'd be significantly overpaying.
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Tue Oct 8, 2013
Bradley Neumann answered:
If you have a realtor, ask them and this is part of the negotiation. I have worked in the area for the past 15 years and work with several quality realtors in Chicago. Our company works directly with Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae and fund the loans in our name. We aren't waiting around on the big banks to approve the deal. We staff our own underwriting department and get things done quickly. You can call me at (630) 639-1081 and I can give you a preapproval the same day and help you find a quality realtor in the area.

We can do: FHA, Conventional, USDA, VA, HARP, Interest Only, Home Equity, Fixed, and Variable. Find out which product is right for you by calling Brad at (630) 639-1081.

Brad Neumann
Sr. Loan Officer
Mobile Phone: (630) 639-1081
3130 Finley Rd. Suite 510C
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Thu Oct 3, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
Thu Sep 26, 2013
Matt Hoyt answered:
Yes! Run for your life. AS long as no electrical or plumbing was done, you should be ok with the City permit wise. Definitely get a great inspector. I know many.
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Thu Sep 26, 2013
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Thu Sep 26, 2013
Daniel Mirea answered:
If you want to buy it at this stage you should convince the family not to walk away and to do a short sale. Get a good Agent and a good Attorney asap!

Otherwise will go in Foreclosure . ... more
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Wed Sep 25, 2013
Daniel Mirea answered:
Can you do conventional? FHA will not work! Talk to your loan officer and your Attorney and they will advise you on this one also!
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Wed Sep 25, 2013
Daniel Mirea answered:
i also use HWA . Liane Luckett is the best in the industry!!!! She can work with you on the price!
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