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Home Buying in Chicago Heights : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Aug 3, 2016
Joan asked:
a home inspection report. Is there away to avoid a home inspection? We are doing a quit claim deed. its more like an investment property bc we are fixing it up. We live next door to the…
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Tue Jun 21, 2016
Ethan Noah answered:
I've personally used services for and can recommend them.
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Wed Jun 15, 2016
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Fri Mar 11, 2016
Bob Brandt answered:
The water source feeding the mold should be identified. Maybe it needs a roof repair? Changing out the drywall with the mold and maybe the insulation above it would probably be involved. Get a ladder and look in the attic or bring a home inspector or other handy individual to troubleshoot it. Leaks are going to happen. Perhaps the seller will fix it or ask a handyman/roofer for an estimate. Some buyers just walk away at the mention of mold, but it is pretty common. Ask your Realtor and inspector for advice. ... more
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Fri Jun 27, 2014
Nicholas S Nelson answered:
Good Afternoon Rodney,

Rent to own options are agreements between you and the seller. If you are considering a rent to own, I would recommend you have a attorney review the agreement before accepting to make sure your interests are being met and you do not get left without the house and any money.

Before doing a rent to own, I would recommend you talk to a mortgage lender to find out if you can qualify for a mortgage and if not, how long it would take and what you would need to do so that you are in a better position to purchase in the future.

I offer a free mortgage preapproval where I will analyze your income, credit and assets to find out what you can afford and if you would fit into a specific mortgage program.

If you would like to find out more about my free mortgage preapproval process, please contact me at the below phone or email.

Good Luck,

Nick Nelson (NMLS#384413)
Mortgage Lender
Community Bank of Rockford, A Division of Harvard State Bank
2470 Eastrock Dr.
Rockford, IL. 61108
815-289-0880 - Phone - Email
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Wed Jan 22, 2014
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
Patty Harrison answered:
Hi Lydia:

I would happy to see if we can help you with your home buying here in Illinois. We work work with 30 different lenders that allow for scores as low as 580 with a 3.5% down payment.

Please give me a call or send me an email to discuss different options.

I look forward to hearing fromy you.

Best regards,

Patty Harrison
Smart Mortgage Centers
630-854-3459 / 630-478-2684
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Chris Fischer answered:
Unfortunately, there is not an answer to this question that will help. There a tons of factors that can come into play including who owns the property (Which bank, lender, etc...), are there liens that they need to remove prior to listing, how busy they are, how big of a priority the property is..... and the list goes on. Your best bet is to keep looking out for it, or feel free to contact us, and I will let you know when the property becomes available on the market. If you'd like us to do so, I will need your contact information and the property address in question. Thanks! ... more
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
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Mon Sep 23, 2013
Brian Nguyen answered:
Some lenders like myself offer loan products that can cover fees and costs such as appraisal, underwriting, and processing fees. You just have to find the right lender that can help you get the loan that best fits you. Well I hope this helps! If you have any other questions or if you would like a loan, feel free to contact me. Good Luck! Brian Nguyen Sr. Mortgage Banker NMLS # 659743 Phone: 949.667.2887 ... more
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Sun Sep 22, 2013
Agnes answered:
Its very high and the property value is very low!!
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Tue Jun 4, 2013
Ronaldmtrulia answered:
Its an important question.You should get answer from any reliable reverse mortgage company. I have a reverse mortgage which name is reverse mortgage lenders direct. They are very helpful. You can get right answer from their by search
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Tue May 14, 2013
Rebeccatrulia answered:
Hi Anna

I have a reverse mortgage which name is reverse mortgage lenders direct .They are helpful.You can get right answer from their.
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey Justin,

Do you have the address or listing on Trulia? Looking forward to helping you!

Ali, Community Manager
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Wed Apr 11, 2012
Tracey Martin answered:
An inactive foreclosure means that the lender/servicer has stopped the process for some reason. Usually it means that the homeowner is working with them to modify the loan in some way. I agree with Tim, you need to talk to your landlord or property manager to find out what is going on. It may be ictive today, but that doesn't mean it won't be active again tomorrow. They can start the process again at anytime. ... more
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Thu Dec 15, 2011
Annette Lawrence answered:
Only 30% of listed short sales actually close as a short sale.
Many of these 'failed' purchases are due to the inordinate time involved and the disregard the bank has for the buyer. Short sales will take as long as they take, 60 days to 2 years. Your cash offer for a short sale has no relevance what-so-ever.

Bill and Phil has shed some insight you must regard as important. If time has ANY relevance in your purchase, a short sale should not be in your vocabulary.
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Thu May 5, 2011
John Potter answered:
The range is $6,500 to $175,000. The average for all houses in Chicago Heights is $62,000. If you need an appraisal give me a call.
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