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Fri Apr 21, 2017
Jeff answered:
60586 is split between Village of Plainfield, City of Joliet and unincorporated Plainfield Township. You would need the exact address to determine where you live.
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Fri Feb 24, 2017
Jaymereavis asked:
I recently put an offer in on a house, and my agent got an email back saying:
"The seller is accepting the offer as is. My transaction manager is sending the contract to the seller…
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Mon Nov 14, 2016
Valerie Wallace asked:
Thu Jul 28, 2016
natregzar asked:
We want to move out of state and buy a house but we're not sure what the first steps would be since we don't have job transfers. Will we be able to get a loan without being a…
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Thu Jul 14, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

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Tue Jun 7, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Since you are the listing agent, you should be able to do this yourself! FYI -- nobody here on this Q & A forum can help you. Nor can Trulia. They just pull listings from the MLS through IDX feeds. You need to figure out where the incorrect photo was placed originally (probably your MLS?) and fix it there. ... more
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Wed Mar 30, 2016
Bill Hayes asked:
Tue Dec 8, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
Mon Nov 9, 2015
Anthony Cavalea IV answered:
There are a few things going on here.

1) It's very typical when you first list a home to get a ton of activity. You're newly listed and the people looking in that area are going to want to view the home. As the listing goes on, you will get buyers that just started looking, which leads me to my next point.

2) It's November (you asked in October). The housing market typically does start slowing down now, and it was early this year. There are fewer new buyers and many current buyers are taking a break for the year.

3) Part of it could be the interior finish/condition. It's easier to get away with some cosmetic defects in 60586, but N Plainfield 60585 buyers tend to be pickier because the values are higher, different clientele.

A price reduction does 2 things: 1) will be automatically sent to active prospects on ConnectMLS (provided it fits search criteria), and other IDX websites where price update email features are enabled. So it reminds buyers you're still there and it gives you ac second shot at people that might have missed it before. 2) brings your list price closer to reality if you're overpriced.
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Wed Jul 22, 2015
Jeff Nobleza answered:
Engage the services of a realtor to help you in the process.

Sellers, developers and owners may be honest and legitimate but at the end of the day, they are looking after their interests and not yours.

Jeff Nobleza
At Prroperties
773 677 5340
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Fri Jul 17, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
It may be less than 1%, but ask your attorney or Realtor for more accurate guidance on the particular property you choose. Foreclosures may cost more out of pocket as they may not pay for surveys, closing fees, stamps, association dues etc.... Each property may be different. ... more
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Riccardo Wardlow answered:
Not only do i do VA but I am also a VET so i understand all of the goings on about VA loans.

Riccardo Wardlow
Sales Manager
NMLS 219402
Cross Country Mortgage
323 546 8066

Specializing in Illinois and California

*We do Conventional loans down to a 620 score
*We do FHA loans down to a 580 score
*We do USDA loans down to a 620 score (no money down)
*We do $100 down payment FHA program
*Unlimited Loan To Value refinances on Fannie/Freddie refinances (only on loans originated before May 31st 2009
*We do VA loans down to a 600 score
*We give free counseling on what needs to be done to improve your credit score.
*We do 203k loans down to a 640 score
*We do reverse mortgages
*We do JUMBO loans to 12 million
*Investment properties
*Closing loans in 3 - 3.5 weeks
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Wed Jun 17, 2015
Bob Brandt answered:
No. It may not cause it to sell anyway.
A multi-faceted marketing campaign is the key to getting a fair price for your property.
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Fri Apr 17, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
Hi Harry,

This is quite the loaded question, and something that real estate investors struggle with regularly. We'd like to chime in even though it was asked quite a while ago.

A few reasons off the top of my head to sell:

1. Your property is worth more than when you bought it. It's one of the main and plain rules of investing. If you can make money by selling, then you should strongly consider selling!
2. Negative cash flow.
3. It's a strong sellers market right now.
4. If you know that you're in a good situation with capital gains tax.
5. You find a great agent to sell, that would be willing to lower commission.

Investing is all about maximizing profits, and many agents are willing to lower their commission rate to help you have the highest net gain possible.

At UpNest, we connect sellers with top local agents that compete to earn your business. When agents compete, they bring out their best commission rates and value added services, so you know you're getting the best deal possible.
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
If you will go into the rental listing and scroll down to the MORE drop down menu that is just below the photo in blue. Click on FLAG you will get a dialogue box called listing error. Click on the down arrow called ERROR TYPE and choose suspected fraud. In the dialogue box, tell Trulia why you suspect this is a scam. The listing will be pulled down and if it is confirmed to be fraud it will NOT be put back up. And thank you in advance for making the world a better safer place. ... more
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Wed Feb 18, 2015
Jonathan Dees answered:
HI Kristenbrennan,
My name is Jonathan Dees and I work for Hubzu. I would like to see if my team can help get you information on the property you are trying to purchase. Email me at the property address and we will research.

Thank you,
Jonathan Dees
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