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Wed Dec 21, 2011
Michele Nixon answered:
Hi Janice,

Assuming all goes well over the next few years, you should be eligible in 3-4 years to buy another home. Of course, utilizing that time to rebuild your credit will be very important and will determine how quickly you'll be able to make a home purchase again.

If you'd like, I can introduce you to someone who can help you formulate a plan to rebuild your credit. Let me know.

Michele Nixon
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Mon Nov 14, 2011
Dan Firks Defined Realty Group answered:
I don't see that address in the mls. Please visit my site to search for past sales and current homes.
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Wed Nov 2, 2011
Gary Geer answered:
You can change the closing date if all parties ( buyer and seller) agree in writing. Have your agent or your attorney generate that change for everyones approval. You may have a problem with the buyers lender not being ready, or the title company not being ready to support a closing sooner. Have the buyer discuss with his agent, lender and attorney, and you should discuss with your agent and attorney to see if everyone can support this change.

All the best,
Gary Geer
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Thu Sep 22, 2011
Anthony Cavalea IV answered:
I don't think they've complete foreclosure process on that property yet. And it still would need to be listed on the market.
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Tue Jun 28, 2011
George Slowinski answered:
Please feel free to give me a call, I am George's assistant, and I will get some more information from you so that we can see what we can do to assist.

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Wed Jun 22, 2011
Gary Lee answered:
I don"t know the history, but are you working with your agent?If not, get the listing agent involved. The title company can only request payoffs, resale certificates or for transfer fees. The seller must work with Title to get everything completed. Hope this helps ... more
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Tue May 31, 2011
Connie Bernal answered:
What is the home address? It might be a rental for that price or a typo. Send me the address. If you are looking for a good lender, I can recomend several and help you with the purchase process. Are you looking for a rental or a purchase? How can I help you? ... more
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Mon Mar 25, 2013
Tammy Tschida answered:
It is a Plainfield address but Joliet Utilities and Plainfield park District.
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Sat Sep 27, 2014
Voices Member answered:
Much depends on where your home is located. The amount of commission or fee charged for selling your home can vary, as there is no set or fixed amout, by law. In my market, I have created a system of charges and fees based on the services used by the consumer. Location, price and condition are three considerations I give to saleability, and may consult with that particular seller differently than with others. I have to be able to estimate the time it will take to sell and all the work needed to make that happen. So you can see, I may approach the sale of your home differently than other brokers. In some markets, it is still one size fits all with a commission based approach. My advice is to qualify your agent carefully. Ask for a resume, experience history, marketing plan (and this better include the use of technology), and credentials. Google agent ranking sites for agents that stand out in your market. ... more
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Fri Mar 4, 2011
Brandon Schuppe answered:
Hey Joshe,

I would call a few local Realtor in your area and interview them. First of all, "where" in Illinois?

Give that a try.
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Fri Jan 7, 2011
Michael Emery answered:
30 to 45 days is a good rule of thumb for homes where the buyer is seeking financing.

If the buyer has attached a contingency to the purchase agreement whereby they have to sell before closing on your home, make sure there is language in the addendum that (when you ask) they are compelled to either find a buyer for their home, drop the contingency or cancel the purchase agreement. Usually the time frame to perform on the contingency can be as little as 24-48 hours. Also make sure that there is language in the purchase agreement that will allow you to continue to market the property to prospective buyers. This way if the buyers are unable to sell their home, you will be allowed to show the home and take other offers. ... more
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Sun Sep 12, 2010
Inaas Arabi answered:
Ez4u, thanks for your question and using to find out answers to your questions...

As for the list... what people are reffering too is to get on the approved vendor list of the asset managment compaines. When you get approved as a vendor that means that asset management company will possibly use your service when needed. Please note being on the list does never guarantee that you will get business it just means that the asset management company looked at your company and found out that you are trust worthy to work with them if needed.

My advice is for you to research asset management companies and apply on their site if possible to become an approved vendor if their website does not have this option then call them to find out how you go about doing that... please keep in mind getting on anyone's list will take time..

I know of some people who sells lists for these companies but the most economical way to get this done is by doing a search on Google for the term asset management company. Find their website and proceed from there.

Good luck with it...

Best Regards,
Inaas Arabi
Re/Max of Naperville
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Wed Jul 21, 2010
Maria Mastrolonardo answered:
The only program that I know of that is currently being offered in Plainfield is the Assist program. It's a first-time homebuyer's assistance program that if you qualify will gift you 4.25% on the amount borrowed. Here is the link that provides more information. ... more
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Wed Jul 7, 2010
Michele Nixon answered:
Hi Marie,

I'd be happy to assist you in finding a home in Plainfield. Which home are you referencing?

Michele Nixon
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Mon Oct 13, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
I assume you are asking how you should contact the customer upon the owner accepting his offer. I always call the buyer personally and congratulate them on the offer being accepted and let them know what they need to do next and how quickly it needs to be done. by holding their hand and taking teh time to explain things, you ca ward off most problems ahead of time. good luck with your sales. ... more
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Wed Sep 22, 2010
Deb answered:
Ps don't I have the right to call and find out? I have read where people are aloud to call every day whether they have a Realtor or not!
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Mon Mar 25, 2013
KC Ye answered:
If the seller has signed your offer, they need to take it off the market per rules and regulations set by the MLS. Though it's a short sale, it is still a contract and they should not be marketing the property! Especially because you put escrow money. The agents need to do their due diligence and make sure the bank is looking at your offer. Seller does have the right to take back up offers but cannot sign more than one offer. Best of luck to you and I hope it works out for you in the end.
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Thu May 13, 2010
Rob Domke answered:
There has been an effort by the banks to speed up the process, but you still can be in for 8-12 weeks. Hopefully yours will move quickly. Best of luck!
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Wed May 12, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Depends on the lender, some are quicker than others in response time--what is your agent advising as to an expected time frame.
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Sat May 8, 2010
Stephanie Campani answered:
It is going to be different with each company. I just submitted an offer for an REO and it only took 3 days to get an answer back but in the past other offers have taken a few weeks for an answer. I wish there was some required time frame but there is not. Although banks would like to get rid of their inventory as soon as possible, 46 days in this market is not a long time. Good luck with your offer.
Hope this helps.
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