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Home Buying in 60804 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Oct 6, 2016
Paul answered:
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Fri Aug 7, 2015
Judy Mitchell answered:
You should check with a lender. They will help you with your credit questions. Where I practice real estate 620 credit score has been strong enough to get a mortgage. The other factor is your downpayment. You would need at least 3.5%. Your realtor and mortgage lender can help. Good luck. Owning a home is the fastest way to accumulate wealth! ... more
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Sat Jul 25, 2015
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
I suggest you reach out to a local bank or lender, sit down, in person, and discuss your financial situation.

He or she should be able to advise you as to what you need to do to get ready to be approved for a loan.

You can also speak with a local Realtor - he or she can explain the home buying process to you in detail.

Best wishes!
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Sat Jun 20, 2015
Kash Vaidya, MBA answered:
Walk out basement done properly will add value as long it has proper drains installed at the entrance to prevent water entering the house.
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Tue May 19, 2015
David Pool answered:
I would recommend waiting for feedback from the showings. If you want to offer a credit for the buyers to change the tile (if they have a problem with it) I would let your agent know so they can offer that as part of the negotiation. Some people may not mind it, other's will want to change it, but just hold on to your money until you know if that what is going to make or break your sale! ... more
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Wed May 13, 2015
Maria Smith answered:
I am in the process of purchasing mixed property and am working with a banker. I would like to add there is more than one plan to use these mixed use properties and allow them to work for you. I caution people not to get caught up in one concept and rather be open to creative thinking. Do your homework and speak with city leaders as they can be of great value in resources information. ... more
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Sat Apr 25, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
You should talk to a good Mortgage Broker. If you need help, let me know. I have a good recommendation for you.
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Matt Laricy answered:
The best thing I could tell you is to talk to a lender. If you need a referral, let me know.
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Mon Mar 9, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Amy, I show that house to not be for sale in the multiple listing service. If you want the history of this property, let me know
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Mon Mar 9, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Arturo find yourself a good lender or mortgage broker and see what options and programs you could qualify for or what you need to do to get a loan.
Watchout for Uncle Sam.
Good luck
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Wed Feb 25, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
A good lender can guide you in credit repair or raising your FICA score. There are many lenders and mortgage brokers interested in helping their clients.
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Wed Feb 25, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
That all depends on what your credit report has in it....
Best to contact a good mortgage loan officer. I can refer one to you if you would like.

Mark Zatz
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
I would be happy to help out. Give me a call for a list of properties that will fit your criteria.
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
I use Guy Petropoulos at Wells Fargo home Mortgage. very competent, professional and competitive. 312-287-9866
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Thu Feb 19, 2015
Mark Zatz answered:
It has been my experience lately that the banks and their independent appraisers are coming up with relatively high market values on their assets, most of the time not really taking into account the condition of the property. It is, and can be a long negotiation. If you plan on staying in the property, then I may advise that you not worry so much about squeezing every dime from the bank.
best of luck...
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Wed May 8, 2013
Nicholas Radakovich answered:
I just sold an REO property in Cicero on Pershing Road. If you have any specific questions send me an e-mail.
Nick Radakovich Home Sales Realty
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Tue Jun 2, 2009
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