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Wed May 31, 2017
Justin asked:
There is some information out there that the FHA one time close construction loan really exists, but there is just as much information out there that says it doesn't exist.

To be…
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Thu Apr 13, 2017
Kupkekj asked:
Looking for townhome / condo with two white small Pekingese dogs (quiet), garage, storage and 2 bedroom with 1 bath. Rental truck is coming on April 26th, 2017. Greatly appreciate your…
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Thu Jan 28, 2016
Mohalloran917 asked:
since I was in a hardship. During that time I started dating my now husband and we got married. Since we were unsuccessful in short selling it went into foreclosure now I got a 1099c how…
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Fri Apr 24, 2015
Steven Johnson answered:
If you wanted to ban the agent for poor job performance then that's not possible. You can dodge his emails and phone calls to prevent him or her from showing your home, but even that can become a blurred line at times. If you still have a contract with this agent, find out the soonest chance you can to cancel your agreement and find a new realtor to work with. The listing agreement you signed should show when it expires and when you are legally allowed to cancel it. Look it over again to find out more about it. Good luck, feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have! ... more
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Sun Apr 5, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
I am not an attorney, but maybe you should check with yours first, before you do that.
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Wed Jun 11, 2014
Brad and Sharon Vinson answered:

I completely agree with Jeff comments. Many people underestimate the importance of having a realtor in your corner that's solely responsible is to protect your interest in a real estate transaction. Good advice would have potentially resolve this problem from the start and saved you a great deal of worry and frustration. There is probably little change that you will get price concessions at this point to address the problem, but perhaps going to the city in person you might be able to convince them to accept a Performance Letter of Credit in lieu of cash. The letter of credit should cost you roughly 2% of the gross amount that the city requires, but some Bank have a minimum charge for smaller Letter of Credit. I think paying the Letter of Credit fee and doing the required work beat by a long margin tying up money with the city AND having to fund the cost of the work out of pocket. Best of Luck! ... more
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Joyce Adair answered:
I will call Trulia in the morning and report her. Hopefully they will remove her fake listings! She is only selling a report and is not a broker. There is no 123 Main in Mokena, which is one of the homes. All legitimate listings will have an MLS number on them. ... more
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Mon Jan 6, 2014
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
There are no homes currently on the market on Wembley in Mokena. Sometimes the consumer sites have old listings that are no longer on the market.

If you want a list of homes directly from the MLS which are on the market, feel free to contact me and I would be happy to send you one.

Suzanne Hamilton
Managing Broker/Owner
RE Homes Source
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Thu May 9, 2013
Suzanne Hamilton answered:

You heard the verdict on the water. Just wanted to chime in with a few benefits. Lake Michigan water is becoming increasingly costly with Chicago and Indiana providers raising rates in huge increments. I live in this area and have well and septic. First of all, an unincorporated area has less rules (no municipality) which can be a good thing and a bad thing but also less taxes. Wells cost very little to maintain and you can purchase fiters to make the water bottled water quality. If you are looking for larger yards and more rural quiet environment in this area, often well and septic going along with the deal. Just wanted to give you another side to the story. This is a nice area and has many benefits a subdivision can not offer.

I would be happy to give you more information or help you with all aspects of your search.

Suzanne Hamilton
Managing Broker/Owner
RE Marketing Consultants, Inc.
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Mon Apr 29, 2013
Tony Mitidiero answered:
Hi Edward,

As Mary stated below, this property is new construction listed by a builder. The actual home you requested information on, 12241 Maggies Way has not been built yet. Coincidentally I just so happened to have a buyer with interest in the same property last week. I took this prospective buyer to tour this builder's model (in New Lenox). His craftsmanship is fantastic, but he is not building spec homes, so each house is built-to-order.
If you are interested in new construction with this builder you should first tour his model to get a feel for his work. Then you'll want to meet with the builder to discuss pricing and options (you will be given monetary allowance for various items/amenities). Then you will meet with an architect, he can refer you to one or entertain the ideas of your own. You should expect a 4-6 month process for delivery.
There are several other builders building in the same subdivisions right now. I am available to arrange a tour of these models as well as similar existing construction. You may want to take a look at what is currently on the market if new construction does not work for you. There are some fantastic properties on the market already, but they're moving faster and faster all of the time now.
Please feel free to reach out to me.
Thank you,
Tony Mitidiero
Ph. 708-259-3734
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Thu Jan 3, 2013
Fred Hoff answered:
This is a FannieMae HomePath property. It is a foreclosure. Please contact me direct or email me for specifics or to view:
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Thu Dec 13, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
No address how can we help?
Sincerely yours,
Edith YourRealtor4Life and Chicago and North Shore and Northern Illinois Expert
Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients
Edith speaks French, German, Spanish and more
@Properties North Shore
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Sat Aug 25, 2012
ceokarens answered:
Yes, it is! Open house every weeeknd until sold from 10 am - 2pm.
18921 Creekview Lane, Mokena, IL find it on trulia and zillow or you can google the address!
Karen & George
708-308-0295 for appt.
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Thu Jul 26, 2012
Brendan Cain asked:
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Sun Apr 29, 2012
Look2c answered:
You're kidding. What took you so long to decide to change realtors However it might not be the realtor. Are you listening to their suggestions. Also, is your home in the 'for sale" mode. No personal pics on the walls, bare essentials as not to look overcrowded, patched little holes and/or needed repairs. Does it have curb appeal? Don't forget you're selling to someone that wants to see neutral colors in the rooms, updated kitchen and bath as much as you can. Clean carpets or laminate hard wood floors. You're trying to sell not keep it looking the way you did while you've live in it. Hope this helps. ... more
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Tue Mar 13, 2012
Sherrie: As a local mortgage lender, I can tell you what I am seeing in the market right now. Interest in buying is up. My telephone is ringing much more often with those inquiring about financing, since the beginning of this New Year. My clients' general outlook seems to be more positive. They are aware that interest rates are .. and should remain .. low for financing. That said, it is almost impossible to predict the housing market future in the short term. My opinion is that there will be some ups and downs. Pockets of prices improving and pockets/regions where prices hold or dip further. Real estate, as mortgage financing, has become increasingly local. And that can mean as small an area as a subdivision or portion of a development.
The thing you have to remember currently, is that should you have the capability to sell your present home, you will most likely discover a reduced cost on the buying side as well. Only your personal financial scenario and housing situation will dictate whether the timing is right for a move ... or possible. With that in mind, my suggestion would be to talk to a mortgage lender to see the options you have available for you right now .. and for the future. By doing so, the right decision will become more clear to you.
Best of luck, no matter your decision. If I can answer any questions or be of assistance, do not hesitate to write me here ... contact me.
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Wed Jan 28, 2009
Kelly Ryan answered:
Hello Becky:

I am a LOCAL agent! You can find rentals on my Website at or you can contact me via my cell phone: 708-822-RYAN/7926 and I can set you up on a "window shopping" software that will email you rentals for that area directly to your email!

Please let me know if I can be of any help!
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