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60104 : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Feb 19, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
Posting for an ad or posting on a post by someone else?
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Wed Mar 13, 2013
Cornelia Matache answered:
Yes, There are currently 2 properties that match your criteria ...
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Wed Dec 19, 2012
Gary Hersted answered:
Yes; all you need to do is provide further details of the main criteria that the property needs to have and a timeline for when you want to begin looking and complete the transaction by, if that's important.

I will be happly to help you. Contact me at:

Bobbie Robertson, SFR
Coldwell Banker Gladstone Realtors
5331 St. Charles Road
Berkeley, IL 60163
(708) 544-6800 x224
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Jo Anne Wyatt answered:
One great website to locate free HUD foreclosures in your area is:
You can also check for FannieMae foreclosures
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Bobbie Robertson answered:
My office has been in the Bellwood area for over 30 years, so we are very familiar with it's housiong opportunity and challenges. Call my office so can get additional information from you, so we can possibly design a marketing plan to accomplish your goals.

Bobbie Robertson, Broker Associate
Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource
Coldwell Banker Gladstone
5331 St. Charles Road
Berkeley, IL 60104
(708) 544-6800 x224
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Sun Jun 10, 2012
Bobbie Robertson answered:
Sorry Joann, not at this time. But if you're interested in finding one in another area, I can help you.
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Tue Feb 21, 2012
Deborah Garvin answered:

I answered your other question and hope it helps. If you have been trying for a loan modification since 2009 it is extremely unlikely that anyone else is going to be successful at it either (even if you pay them the big bucks). I strongly recommend that you talk with an agent and consider short selling your home. You will not be able to buy for a couple years; however, anything is better than a foreclosure.

I also doubt that the new HARP 2.0 is going to allow borrowers to currently be in a Chapter 13...but that is strictly speculation on my part because the guidelines are not coming out until sometime in March. Again, best to you.
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Mon Feb 20, 2012
Christopher Snape answered:
Hey Brenda,

What we do is not a loan Mod however we can still potentially cut hundreds of thousands from your mortgage without ruining your credit score...

Have a look at our website to see more info..

Have a great evening...

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Tue Oct 11, 2011
Ggg.65peace asked:
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Mon Mar 14, 2011
Jim McCowan answered:
If you're talking about a neighborhood or city, you can go to the local police department's website and do a crime search. Some of them require a zipcode, others have maps where you can 'draw' out the areas your concernd about. ... more
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Fri Feb 25, 2011
Linda Dressler answered:
There are lovely places in that area. What are you looking for? How many bedrooms, bathrooms, price range? Call me directly and I would be happy to help you. (847) 809-1257

Linda Dressler, SRES, SFR, ADPR
'Helping from the Heart'
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Fri Feb 11, 2011
Linda Dressler answered:
Hello Vvision:

I would suggest that you contact a Realtor® that could help you find something in Bellwood. I would be happy to refer you to someone since Bellwood is a bit far for me to travel. You will see that you'll get many responses here, all very willing to help you out. Just make sure that you choose someone who is really looking after your best interests. Feel free to interview them, find out if you click and if you would enjoy working with them. There is typically no fee for us to find you someplace to rent - a cooperative commission is usually paid by the owner of the building you would be renting from. Good luck to you, and again, if you'd like to contact me directly, please feel free to do so. Just click on my name and the contact me button.

Linda Dressler, Realtor®
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Sun Jun 10, 2012
Patrick Thies answered:
There is a 2 bedroom single family on Marshall in Bellwood for $1250/mo and a 3 bedroom single family on Iroquois in Hillside for $1500/mo. Both are just rentals not rent to own.
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Tue Nov 10, 2009
Sean Dawes answered:

I would contact a local property management office and see if they have any vacancies for their landlords which accept section 8.

Or try craigslist. Here in Philadelphia you do not see too many listed on the MLS that have that in the remarks and those are your best options in my opion.

Best of luck finding a rental.

Sean Dawes
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Fri Oct 16, 2009
Mark Roncone answered:

The home at 3306 Madison in Bellwood is not currently listed for sale with a Realtor.
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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Katina Wright answered:
Greetings Kimberly,
Good Luck with E V E R Y T H I N G! !

I would get a reference letter from my previous landlord. People have thier own opinions of what Secion 8 means in terms of the damage to property. If you are a good tenant over come that objection with a referral.

In Georgia there is a repository of homes available to rent Section 8 with one of the Realtor Boards. Check with your case manager and find out if they are working with any agencies to help place people into homes.
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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Jason Hertenstein answered:
Here is a list of 7 rentals in Bellwood, IL using Cazoodle Apartment Search.
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Fri Sep 4, 2009
Dana Schuster answered:
The main factor would be your credit score which does not meet the minimum 620 required for an FHA loan in this market.
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Mon Jun 8, 2009
Nichole Lathus answered:


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Sun Aug 10, 2008
Wayne Beals answered:
I live in Maywood and can tell you that Proviso is suffering from the same slump that other areas are experiencing. Increased forclosure rates have impacted those trying to sell homes at a fair market value. Bellwood has mad many positive political and civic changes over the past years and I would not be surprised if consumers would not be looking at the village for a first home. The question is: "at what price?"

When I pull up Bellwood's recent activity, there are six closings in the last 14 days and seven homes placed under contract. All sales have closed under $150k which tells me that there is likely a vibrant first time homebuyer market.

The two townhomes that have changed status were priced at 189,900 and 160,000. If these townhomes have substantial improvements above the detached single family homes recently sold, they may get attention, however the detached homes have more sq. footage and much larger lots. The biggest advantage f the townhomes appear to be much lower tax rates.

Feel free to call with questions.
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