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Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
We are interested in buying a house (range 200-300K) in Schaumburg. We have two kids and schools are very important for use. There is a house in 1709
I was just in 1709 Park and the interior is all redone and nice.
The outside could use some general extra attention. It is not in an official flood zone, but the yard is flat and not h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2016 Home Buying in Schaumburg
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
Property listed for auction multiple times
The bank doesn't own the property until the auction process is complete so they can't sell it as an REO before then.

It is very common for an auction to be delayed. Perhaps the curre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 17, 2016 Home Buying in Schaumburg
iggy, Home Buyer in 60067
iggy asked:
Buying a property at an auction I am interested in a property that was listed at 500k the last time it was attempted to be sold. The "amount owed" is 400k. Not sure about the opening bid (any thoughts on how I can find…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 17, 2016 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
I am buying a home in Ashton Park community in Schaumburg. Does anyone have update on the EIFS siding replacement and the extent of structural damage?
I would suggest knocking on some neighbors doors and discussing it with them, calling the association president and the management company, requesting minutes from the last board meetin ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Feb 28, 2016 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
Should I consider townhomes in Briar Pointe Schaumburg?
I have recently shown most of the available townhomes to other buyers and it remains a great choice for someone that want super easy access to the train and expressways, someone that wa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 5, 2016 Home Buying in Schaumburg
B.benson, Home Buyer in Schaumburg, IL
B.benson answered:
I am looking to purchase a house within the next 3 to 4 months in the Schaumburg, IL area. My credit score is 591 at this time.
Your credit score can absolutely go up in a few short months with our legal system. Visit Financial Revitalize site http://:www.financialrevitalizeillinois.com..It's not "repair", it ac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60193
B.benson, Home Buyer in Schaumburg, IL
B.benson answered:
1st time home buyer options?
Your credit score can absolutely go up in a few short months with our legal system. Visit Financial Revitalize site :www.financialrevitalizeillinois.com..It's not "repair", it actually ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2015 Home Buying in 60193
Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Sarah Leonard answered:
i am looking at buying a condo or townhouse around Schaumburg or closest area. something looking for under 150K
Schaumburg is a great area! There will definitely be some properties available to you.

Good luck with your search!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in 60193
Paul Cionczyk, Real Estate Pro in GLENVIEW, IL
Paul Cionczyk answered:
If an offer is accepted and signed by the seller, can my attorney add in contingencies/proposed modifications?
Jou,
Your attorney can "try" to add in contingencies/proposed modifications. Proposed is really the key word, the seller still has to agree to the changes. If the seller doesn't ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Maria Novak, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Maria Novak answered:
Looking for a TH in the schaumburg area (vicinity of 60173 zip code).
We are right now in a shortage of homes because the inventory of shorts sales & foreclosures has dropped and the number of buyers in the market place has increased considerably because ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2014 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Tejash Lodha…, Real Estate Pro in Palatine, IL
Tejash Lodhavia answered:
I am starting a new job and want to buy as soon as possible, how long do I have to be at my job before considering to buy??
Most lenders prefer that a loan applicant is with the same employer for past 12 months, however there are many other factors that are considered for loan approval such as your total inc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 26, 2014 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Greg Olson, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
Greg Olson answered:
i earn 40,000 a year and I'm thinking of buying a townhouse in Schaumburg for a price of 150,000 i have saved 20,000. I have a good credit.
Talk to a lender and also discuss the many grants available in certain towns. There is currently a grant program for the city of Schaumburg you may want to check out! Here is the inf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Greg Olson, Real Estate Pro in Arlington Heights, IL
Greg Olson answered:
Do most agents in the Schaumburg area require a signed exclusive buyer representation agreement? What about consent to dual agency?
All agents work differently. You always have the choice on who you want to work with and if you want to sign a buyers agency agreement and consent to dual agency. Find someone you want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Dave Lempa, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Dave Lempa answered:
I am lookig for townhome in Elk Grove Village to rent 1000-1200?
I have helped many people find a rental in EGV. Call me at 847-732-4678.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 16, 2013 Home Buying in 60193
Bob Brandt, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
We're looking at buying a home around Hanover Park, but not in it. Preferably Schaumburg or Bartlett and are looking for something under 200K.
Not sure why this old question popped up, but you can still find what you are looking for in these areas.
I think it makes no difference to you if you have a written contract with your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 15, 2013 Home Buying in 60193
Bradley Neum…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, TN
Bradley Neumann answered:
Question regarding seller concessions....
Seller concessions help offset the money you need to bring to closing. They help offset the down payment money as well. You will never lose the money so don't worry about that. Your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Bradley Neum…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, TN
Bradley Neumann answered:
I am moving to the Schaumburg area and I would like to find a Duplex that I can live in and my brother and his girlfriend can live in the other side.
As for securing the mortgage, we can help as we deal directly with Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae and fund the loans in our name. We aren't waiting around on the big banks to approve the dea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Buying in Schaumburg
William Chu, Real Estate Pro in Lisle, IL
William Chu answered:
does 21 kirstin have garage parking what is assessment how old is furnace ac roof?
Joan, a young couple recently benefited from my help to finance their purchase of a 2B condo unit at 21 Kristin Place. From previous answer by Stewart Ramirez, the condos at 21 Kristin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 Home Buying in Schaumburg
Michele Wils…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Forest, IL
Michele Wilson answered:
Pre foreclosure/Short sale..Should I wait longer for a response?
Are you still waiting on this or did you decide to move along to another home?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Buying in 60193
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