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Thu Sep 15, 2011
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Mon Mar 14, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
The 2 things you can do is to first check with your local police department, they may have stats on a web site however nothing beats driving through the neghborhood at different times of the day and perhaps evening, speak with the neighbors for a first hand account. ... more
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Fri Feb 25, 2011
Linda Dressler answered:
There are lovely places in that area. What are you looking for? How many bedrooms, bathrooms, price range? Call me directly and I would be happy to help you. (847) 809-1257

Linda Dressler, SRES, SFR, ADPR
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Fri Feb 11, 2011
Linda Dressler answered:
Hello Vvision:

I would suggest that you contact a Realtor® that could help you find something in Bellwood. I would be happy to refer you to someone since Bellwood is a bit far for me to travel. You will see that you'll get many responses here, all very willing to help you out. Just make sure that you choose someone who is really looking after your best interests. Feel free to interview them, find out if you click and if you would enjoy working with them. There is typically no fee for us to find you someplace to rent - a cooperative commission is usually paid by the owner of the building you would be renting from. Good luck to you, and again, if you'd like to contact me directly, please feel free to do so. Just click on my name and the contact me button.

Linda Dressler, Realtor®
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Tue Nov 10, 2009
Sean Dawes answered:

I would contact a local property management office and see if they have any vacancies for their landlords which accept section 8.

Or try craigslist. Here in Philadelphia you do not see too many listed on the MLS that have that in the remarks and those are your best options in my opion.

Best of luck finding a rental.

Sean Dawes
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Fri Oct 16, 2009
Hi there. I work with a very good realtor that handles this area. If you are still looking please give me a call or email. I will be happy to refer you over. Good luck!

Sean Cochran

Quality Mortgage Lending
630.330.2229 cell
630.759.1111 office
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Fri Sep 4, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Yes underwriting does look at value of home plus 100's of other concerns. If you have a 549 credit score you most likely can't qualify for a loan unless you have high down payment


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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Katina Wright answered:
Greetings Kimberly,
Good Luck with E V E R Y T H I N G! !

I would get a reference letter from my previous landlord. People have thier own opinions of what Secion 8 means in terms of the damage to property. If you are a good tenant over come that objection with a referral.

In Georgia there is a repository of homes available to rent Section 8 with one of the Realtor Boards. Check with your case manager and find out if they are working with any agencies to help place people into homes.
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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Jason Hertenstein answered:
Here is a list of 7 rentals in Bellwood, IL using Cazoodle Apartment Search.
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Mon Jun 8, 2009
Brandon Schuppe answered:
Hi Kathleen,

I'm right here in Westchester if you would like to see that house. Just give me a call on my call at 708-710-1859.
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Sun Aug 10, 2008
Wayne Beals answered:
I live in Maywood and can tell you that Proviso is suffering from the same slump that other areas are experiencing. Increased forclosure rates have impacted those trying to sell homes at a fair market value. Bellwood has mad many positive political and civic changes over the past years and I would not be surprised if consumers would not be looking at the village for a first home. The question is: "at what price?"

When I pull up Bellwood's recent activity, there are six closings in the last 14 days and seven homes placed under contract. All sales have closed under $150k which tells me that there is likely a vibrant first time homebuyer market.

The two townhomes that have changed status were priced at 189,900 and 160,000. If these townhomes have substantial improvements above the detached single family homes recently sold, they may get attention, however the detached homes have more sq. footage and much larger lots. The biggest advantage f the townhomes appear to be much lower tax rates.

Feel free to call with questions.
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