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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Sam Sharp answered:
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Sun May 18, 2014
Ron Thomas answered:
We have heard this senario hundreds, maybe thousands, of times in the last few years:
If the Bank says it will 2 months; it probably will be 5 months. I have seen a year!
Up to you: If you are patient and really, really want the house; then be patient.
If you will kick yourself for waiting for nothing, and miss out on the deals the next few months; then walk away.
Waiting for the Trustee Sale is not much better; it will 3-5 months until that is Listed too.
There are a lot of houses out there, maybe a better home and deal will reveal itself.
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Tue Sep 10, 2013
Bob Brandt answered:
Yes. No problem. You will want a good lawyer and a good local realtor in the area that you want to buy. You can wire the money in and give power of attorney for signing. It is easier to be here to do some of these things. ... more
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Tue Jul 16, 2013
David Hanna answered:
The liner goes on the tub side of a curtain. The curtain can be one piece (waterproof) or just the outside, with a waterproof liner. A curtain is, or has, a liner.
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Tue Jul 16, 2013
Cindy Wilson answered:
Carefully. If you hang something heavy like a painting, it must be well anchored to a wall.
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Lucid Realty answered:
This area is super hot right now. I live just a few blocks west of here (almost bought east of Ashland) and they are tearing down everything and building new. I also really like the newest finishes and apparently everyone else does also because it sells quickly. There are some great properties available and we love the neighborhood.

Although this pertains to East Village, just west of Ashland, it's interesting to note just how much new construction is happening in the area: http://www.chicagonow.com/getting-real/2012/07/chicagos-east-village-a-mecca-for-new-construction-homes/
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
If you have enough down payment for the property in question, and if you have income proof for several years, that you are self employed and making a regular substantial income, a lender will evaluate your
income, your credit and all other of your expenses (credit cards, auto loans etc.) and then make a decision to give you a loan, and for how much and the loan amount they would grant you based on
all those facts. Your very best way would be to sit down with a local reputable lender- put all the details in front of them, bring your tax returns from several years and let them know about all your other expenses as mentioned above...

And see what they are willing to allow you to borrow etc.

If you need a recommendation for a good lender in the city, let us know, it is with the lender you need to start before connecting with a good local Realtor, your personal Buyers Agent, who will help you to
buy a property within your means! If you need a recommendation for a good Realtor and a local Lender e-mail me and I forward them to you via e-mail as well.
Sincerely yours,
Edith YourRealtor4Life & Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert

Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients, Buyers, Sellers and Investors alike....
And always with a SMILE 
Covering for @Properties the city of Chicago, all N and NW suburbs, the fine homes on the
North Shore, and many of the W and SW suburbs, and with her trusted Partner Agents all of
the US and worldwide properties. Edith speaks French, German, some Spanish and other.....
@Properties ---- EdithSellsHomes@gmail.com
Check out my website at htttp://tinyurl.com/YourRealtor4Life
HAVE THE MOST WONDERFUL DAY :)
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
Is that all they owe?? Just the taxes or is there also a mortgage? You have to offer the seller enough for them to be able to pay off the loan and all liens or they can not sell and convey clear title to you. ... more
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Matt Laricy answered:
Sat Apr 13, 2013
Dan Tabit answered:
Jamesr,
Who says they can't afford more? It will really come down to what mortgage options you have. You are looking at a Jumbo loan in either case. If you are limited to $1,100k based on down payment, could your lender or the seller set up a second mortgage for the difference?
If you are limited due to debt ratio, can you pay off some other debts to free up room or select an ARM or other mortgage product that would allow you the flexibility you need?
If you need more down, could you borrow against a retirement account?
Just to be clear, I'm not recommending any of these options, I don't know enough about you, the home, the values etc to recommend. These are suggestions to explore with your lender and or Realtor.
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Mon May 13, 2013
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Talk to your Realtor.

Why are you canceling?
Don't want to sell anymore?
Found a buyer on your own?
Found another Realtor?

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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Mark Malave answered:
Fri Aug 23, 2013
Mark Malave answered:
It is awesome. Best city to live and we have jobs here!
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Mark Malave answered:
What's your question about Park Ridge?
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Sat Apr 13, 2013
David Hanna answered:
Take a trip down to city hall and visit the recorder of deeds office. You can find out about any liens and the tax info there.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
David Hanna answered:
Go to the Alderman's office and ask about the lot. It is very rare for the city to sell single lots, but if there is a possibility, the alderman's office will know.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Put this since I am assuming that you are a Realtor into the Blog Section of Trulia, and not here.
Sincerely yours,
Edith YourRealtor4Life & Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert


Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients, Buyers, Sellers and Investors alike....
And always with a SMILE 
Covering for @Properties the city of Chicago, all N and NW suburbs, the fine homes on the
North Shore, and many of the W and SW suburbs, and with her trusted Partner Agents all of
the US and worldwide properties. Edith speaks French, German, some Spanish and other.....
@Properties ---- EdithSellsHomes@gmail.com
Check out my website at htttp://tinyurl.com/YourRealtor4Life
HAVE THE MOST WONDERFUL DAY :)
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Wed Dec 3, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
If you do not have the cash to pay off the balance after a sale, a short sale may be best. You should start by hiring a local and experienced listing agent who can help you obtain the value of your home to see what is owed after obtaining your payoff. They can assist whether a short sale is for you. ... more
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Sun Apr 7, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
You should connect with a local Realtor familiar with the rental market on the North Side of Chicago. It would be easier to connect you with the right Realtor to find you the right property, if you would let us know which areas you want to consider, what type of property you need, in other words a condo with how many bedrooms, one or two ok? Do you have pets? As this may eliminate some buildings as they may not allow pets or have limitations, You also need to give us a little more information about the amount of your voucher, if you need a garage or street parking is ok, if you need an elevator building or walk up works for you, so as you can see there are many questions you need to discuss with your own
personal Realtor.
Let me know if you need a referral...
122 Chesterville Rd
Landenberg, PA 19350
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
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Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. I would appreciate the opportunity to earn your business, contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been in the mortgage business since 1987. I work for a lender that has been lending for over 100 years. I am happy to answer your mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario. I lend nationwide.


Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.





Bart Gabe

www.bartprequalifies.com

bart@bartprequalifes.com

bgabe@englending.com

800 315 8803



NMLS# 20743 - my licensing information

http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/ - link to look up my license number
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