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Sat Sep 24, 2016
You may want to check with your local Wells Fargo as they will finance loans under $50,000.
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Lynn Fairfield answered:
I don't have any at this time. If you would like I can put you on an email blast from the MLS when the homes come on the market with your criteria.
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Mini Samuel answered:
This property already has an accepted offer on it. Below are the fire stations in Kenosha...

Station 2 - 8530 80th Avenue Captain Dan Harris
Station 3 - 2121 Roosevelt Road Captain Matt Loewen
Station 4 - 4810 60th Street Captain Chuck Leipzig
Station 5 - 2125 Washington Road Captain Steve Allemand
Station 6 - 2615 14th Place Captain Gregg Sinnen
Station 7 - 9700 52nd Street Captain Dave Riley
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Wed Mar 13, 2013
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Sunnie Zemaj answered:
I live in that same area myself.......There are many conflicting points of view.I focus on the ease of transportation,hospitals nearby,shopping,great schools.As far as the casino goes,it is still in negotiations.If you have more questions,swing me an e-mail.
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Tue Feb 12, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
You have a Realtor.
You are not listening to your Realtor!
Why would you listen to strangers?
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Sat Apr 13, 2013
Margaret Jacobson answered:

Only a lender can tell you if you qualify. You could possibly qualify in the future, follow the direction from the lender on how to clean up your credit.

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Thu Dec 20, 2012
Rich Moen answered:
Your taxes are based on your assessed value in conjunction with the values for your entire community.
Lot size is not as important as the improvements on the lot.

If you feel you are over assessed you can contact your municipality. However the time frame for contesting assessments is over for 2012 but you can begin the process for next year. ... more
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Fri Nov 23, 2012
Vlazic asked:
This question was asked from this property:
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Tue Sep 11, 2012
Andrew Callahan answered:
The quick and easy answer is that the difference is that someone with a land contract on it is looking to purchase the home at the end of a term of renting it, whereas renting your home is just that - a rental agreement for lease only.

There are many different versions and details that can or would need to be worked out, but the main difference is that the land contract goal is to purchase the home.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss this in more detail or any other questions you may have.


Andy Callahan
Associate Broker
Cove Realty
262-620-0318 (Cell)
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Thu Jan 15, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
You need to ask your state elected officials.
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Sat Jul 21, 2012
Christopher Lefebvre answered:
Predicting the future tax burden will be difficult, but I recommend calculating your current cost of living (mortgage/rental costs, utility bills, taxes, travel costs, etc.) so you will have a baseline. When you move, your biggest expenses will be your monthly mortgage or rental payment and real estate and income taxes. You should be able to estimate those costs in the new area that you want to move to by looking at home values for the type of home that you want to move to. Real estate taxes are readily available at town assessor offices and the state income taxes are published as well. Since you already work in IL you are probably already paying IL income tax. ... more
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Fri May 11, 2012
Diana Dahlberg answered:
Hello Baker:

Thank you for your question about Rentals in Kenosha. For the most part, when a Landlord has put a dollar figure amount for Renting his house or rental unit ... he/she has usually done their due dilience "research" for the going rents in the area and it is unlikely that the rental amount will be reduced just because the unit has not been rented right away.

The Landlord also has to take into consideration what their monthly costs are for mortgage, insurance, taxes, and deferred maintenance and repairs ,,, thus they must be careful to price their rental so that they are able to make their monthly payments. If they were to lower the rent it could put them upside-down. Another consideration for the Landlord is to make sure the right tenant is chosen for the property

Of course, every situation is different, so it cannot hurt to ask the Homeowner/Landlord if they are firm on their rental amount or if there is room. Sonetimes there can be some negotiations agreed to for caretaker-type services of the tenant ... yard maintenance, show removal, painting, minor repairs, etc.

Hope this helps.

Diana & Ron Dahlberg
1 MONTH REALTY - Serving SE Wisconsin since 1994
(262) 657-1171 OR (262) 697-6008 home/office (262) 308-3563 cell phone
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Mon May 13, 2013
Sunnie Zemaj answered:
This is a question that must be referred to a lender.I have reputable lenders on hand that can handle you situation.Feel free to contact me for a list of those lenders.
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Sun Jan 15, 2017
Rose Bogosian answered:
No usually not. Below grade is not included. Check the assessor office for sq.ft. of a property. This is what should be used.
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Alain Picard answered:
Your credit score should be fine to qualify but they will look at other things such as income and debt. I would talk to lender and see about getting pre-approved. I think you have a pretty good chance. ... more
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Fri Mar 2, 2012
Jackie Bafus answered:
He should be able to. If the mortgage was never in his name or reported on his credit report then the bank would only be looking at his credit and not yours. Keep in mind though that the new loan would only be in his name and they would not be able to use any of your income to qualify. Lastly, if you reside in a community property state and are applying for a government loan (ie: an FHA or VA loan) the bank will most likely pull your credit report but they are only looking at your debts not your credit history.

Hope this helps :)

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Sun Jan 1, 2012
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Sun Apr 1, 2012
Tony McMahon answered:
I great example is , owning a mobile home and placing it in a mobile home park. The park owner owns the land and charges you a fee for placing your mobile home on their lot. You own the home, they own the land, you pay them lot rent for use of their land. ... more
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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Lois Hinrichs and Kyle Hinrichs answered:
Ryan the WO stands for With Offer.....As agents we sometimes leave properties with accepted offers on the market until they clear inspections or a short sale is approved. Hope it helps. Kyle ... more
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