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Illinois : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Tamara Schuster answered:
You want to speak with your attorney right away as they will have the correct answer for you. This is very important to making the right decisions.

Good Luck!
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
For a rental a bankruptcy will hurt, but there are a lot of ways to combat that. Your income is excellent and if your credit has improved that says volumes.

Job opportunities are the most important, but a lot of times time in the job is a factor in qualification. If you can wait, sometimes it is better, but if job is better move and same industry, sometimes not a big deal.

I would be happy to help you. I have helped people with bankruptcies before. It just depends on what the landlord is looking for, but there are ways to help. I would be happy to discuss with you.

Please feel free to contact me.

Suzanne Hamilton
Managing Broker/Owner
RE Marketing Consultants, Inc.
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Sean Morrissey answered:
Eric -

This home is currently "under contract" with a short sale contingency between the buyer and seller.

I'll be happy to send you additional homes, that are actually AVAILABLE, as will not always show contingency status. Our website:

Don't let the name deceive can search the entire northern Illinois MLS.

Our office is in downtown Aurora (River and Downer) if you would like to sitdown and discuss further.


Sean Morrissey
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Fri Mar 13, 2015
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Chicago Bridge Loans


GMA Funding
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Bob Brandt answered:
I think sometimes it is because the picture taker person ( I will not call them a photographer) does not use or probably own a wide or super wide angle lens capable of capturing more than just a corner of a room or a toilet. Equally frustrating is the poor lighting and overexposed windows and underexposed room interiors.
It is a garbage in and garbage out scenario.
A basic photo book or class would benefit many marketers of real estate.
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Arlyn Tratt answered:
I would love to learn more about your location.
The rental market is really hot right now, but I also work closely with a builder that is looking for lots.

Lets Connect!
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Sari Levy answered:
Often the properties are rented when they are on the market. That's the best scenario because it tells you exactly what the market value of the rents are. You should get a rent roll that will help you confirm the rents.

If they are not already rented then you need to really study the area rents.

Make sure you are working with a realtor that is financially savvy so that they know how to evaluate the opportunities. Because Lakeview is so popular the returns are often lower there on investment properties.

If you would like to discuss further you can call me at 312-738-0232 and I can tell you about our commission sharing program that can be worth thousands of dollars to you.
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Matt Laricy answered:
Its tough because we would need to know what type of property, beds, baths, etc.
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Hilary Pender answered:
Of course! You never know what a seller might do. Did you have an agent representing you with your offer? If so, you need to go to him/her and ask to have your offer raised. If not, please contact me and I can help you through the process. Thank you, Hilary ... more
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
coleen grenier answered:
Assuming you are attending or have attended Great Lakes academy, maybe?
I'd be happy to help you with some other ideas. Feel free to call, write or text and tell me a little about yourself.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Pay down the loan to the required LTV ratios (80% LTV), ;-(
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Matt Laricy answered:
I would suggest to shop around to as many lenders as possible and see who gives the best rate.
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Matt Laricy answered:
Have good credit, make payments on credit cards, get all your paperwork together.
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
According to our data, there are currently 14 homes for sale in Pawnee, IL.


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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
This is a very broad question, don't even know which market you are referring to.
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Mon Jan 13, 2014
Evelyn Santiago answered:
Try the following brokerages as they are listed as having Agents speaking at least Chinese - So they are bound to have both Cantonese and Mandarin speakers:

Pan Realty Naperville (630) 983-6888
Jen Realty Lisle (630) 247-1704
Real People Realty, Inc. Oak Brook Terrace (815) 469-7449
Stellar Performance The RE Clinic Oak Park (708) 329-1982

Good luck with the sale of your home!
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Sue Stalzer answered:
There are plenty of available rentals in Elgin. Feel free to call me directly at 630-345-7767 so we can discuss your needs and what is available.
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Scott Eoff answered:
Hi Ron,

Are you asking about the house at 35 Book Lane? There is no Brook lane. If that is the home you are asking about it, it is still on the market. Its a 4 bedroom house. Any other questions let me know... 217-473-8592
Scott Eoff @ remax
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Fri May 8, 2015
Sam Stewart answered:
You can try putting a sign out front and putting an ad on Craigslist, but I honestly think you'll find more success if you hire a good agent.
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