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Home Selling in Oak Park : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jan 31, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
That is a legal question that needs the service of a Real Estate Attorney Ana. You can probably get a consultation for a good price or free. If you need the advice of an Illinois lawyer, let me know.. ... more
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
Elaine Stratos answered:
DISADVANTAGE….Especially when the seller is not informed,uninformed consent, that the agent would be representing both sides………..first lawsuit….withholding information.…secondly very simply first offer will be accepted for the Buyer who is signed to your agent……… multiple bids,no MLS,
no cobrokering to get the highest pice thru a pool of interested buyers.
Yes excellent location…New York City…….2010…Upper Eastside……………301 east 62nd, street…
All for Double Ending a deal………….ask your agent this important question or you the Principal tell them in no way do u want Dual Agency………Read the complicated Disclosure ,as well as Designated Agency relieves any liability for the Brokerage representing the Agent….all for Double ending a Deal…..that is Illegal or should be,or subagency………………or your attorney should make you aware

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Fri Mar 23, 2012
Richard Schulman answered:
As others have mentioned, consider renting it out. It may depend on the financials, and how that would work out in your situation, but at least give it consideration and run the numbers.

Also, you may want to consider trying to do a HARP refinance on it. If you are eligible, this may save you money, lower your interest rate, and/or lock in your interest rate (if it's not already). You can read more about it here: and contact your lender for more information too.

Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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Mon Jan 17, 2011
Ken Little answered:
You are looking for an agent who will empower you to gather information and collaborate with you information from their own resources and experience to determine a median price that compels a buyer to make an offer. Seek out an agents who firm has the tools to give your home maximum internet and local marketing exposure. Seek an agent who integrates staging strategies that will impel buyers to proceed to an offer. The agent should also have tools in place to provide you feedback from showings, open houses and broker tours. It is the feedback and following through that will quickly determine why a home will not sale and turn it into a sold home. ... more
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Thu Oct 15, 2009
Christopher Krohe answered:
FIrst off, let me acknowledge Laurie's answer, I would love to improve on it but to be honest I don't know that you can. I know Kyra (Laurie's business partner) personally and she is a very professional and knowledgable agent. The only thing I would add would be that if it is possible for you to rent out your condo, you might consider that. If that in fact allows you to make the move that you desire.

There are draw backs to this approach espescially if you are not willing to be a landlord. The truth is that being a landlord isn't for everyone and it could possibly make things worse if you don't go in with your eyes wide open. The other obstacle to this approach would be financing your next purchase. If the sale of your
condo would be the only way for you to come up with a down payment or if the your debt to income ratios are tight this could make it difficult to obtain a mortgage. Don't listen to the media there are banks out there that are lending you just have to meet their criteria.

If you would like to talk more about this feel free to email me at or visit I would love to offer you an exclusive Price Trend Analysis for your condo in the event you do decide to move forward with the sale. I hope to hear from you soon. Good luck with your decision.

Christopher Krohe
Weichert Realtors-Nickel Group
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Sun Feb 1, 2009
Stan Rosenber answered:
We have a house for sale in the NW corner of Oak Park. Just listed. Would maybe consider right situation. Is immediately available. House has 4+ bedrooms and asking around $800, 000 for sale. Spectacular house. Call if very serious. Stan.708-267-3129. ... more
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Mon Aug 20, 2007
Greg Zaccagni answered:
Consider having your realtor highlight the dates & mechanical improvments to your home on your listing sheets. Good luck selling your home : -)

Greg Zaccagni
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Mon Aug 13, 2007
Ruthless answered:
By the way, the information on the square footage is deemed to be accurate but not guaranteed. Please verify all information and do not rely on it as factual. The television is a bonus for a signed contract by August 30, 2007 and the Beefeater Guard has a contract through the end of the year.
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