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60621 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Helen Mandel answered:
I would recomend chosing a large company.
Take a look on line for offices in the neighborhood that you would like to purchase in.
Your realtor should know the rea well. You can pull up agent profiles and see which person would be the best fit for you. ... more
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Mike Opyd answered:
Have an agent set you up on a MLS search. Only true way to know whats currently available.
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Sat Oct 20, 2012
Terrance Bakowski answered:
Maria got it almost right, the website you want is WWW.THECHA.ORG.
But don't hold your breath, 'section 8', now called HCV or home-choice voucher,
doesn't appear to be a viable solution. The waiting list is closed, has been for
several years, far as I know. Folks WITH an HCV are very fortunate to have them.
If you're looking to buy a home, call or visit the FHA website to locate a local lender
familiar with them. The HOMEPATH and HOMEPATH RENOVATION mortgages sound
pretty good.. interview realtors, they can tell you about various programs.

Good luck.
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Wed Nov 3, 2010
Terry Perdue answered:
I agree with Ellen. No realtor wants to force a relationship. This business is built upon loyalty, trust and relationship. If for some reason you have had a change of mind write the agent a letter advising him or her that you wish to terminate the contract. Also, I must say that during this current market a 4 month listing with no offer or viewing is not unusual. The things that could be affecting your property not getting a contract may be out of the agent's control. Some factors could be price, condition of property, location or just timing. Please have patience. One thing for sure, if your place is not out there for sale no one will come along. It doesn't cost you anything to have the property listed. ... more
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Sat Jun 26, 2010
The Hagley Group answered:
Commercial short sales are very differnet that residential short sales. Choose a firm thaat has a one on one relationship with your lender.
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Tue Jun 22, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
Since the loan would be for repairs (that means you buy the house outright with cash) why not just fix it up a bit at a time as you can afford to?

p.s. if you are looking at a realtytrack foreclosure you are not seeing a real for sale house. The prices there are bogus and often the houses are not even for sale. ... more
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