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Mon Nov 23, 2009
Lyn Sims answered:
You would have to be more specific with your question so I can help you out Sue. Subdivision, basement?
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Brandon Schuppe answered:
Call Jose Tejada. 708-296-0138. He supplies the carpeting for our condos in Schaumburg. Hawthorn Estates Condos.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013
Patrick Beringer answered:
Has the bank acknowledged the fax with your initial offer and the seller's financials? Has the bank assigned a negotiator? Have they done their appraisal of the property? If any of these have been done, you should just sit tight. If none of these have been done, then you need to make sure the bank has actually received the entire package--If they don't receive everything complete and in one fax, you will be waiting forever. ... more
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Mwass answered:
not yet, no.

the august 1 date is a "target" that they have only hit 1 time in the last 14 years....
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Thu Aug 28, 2008
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Tue May 27, 2008
Staci Wolff answered:
Gabrielle, there are many options to accomplish what you are looking for. If you would like, I can set you up with my free home finder service that will automatically scan all the listings in the area you are looking to buy in and it will select properties that best match your criteria. This system will allow you to see listings that come on the market from every real estate company in the area. If you would like me to set this up for you via email, please contact me and we can further discuss it! www.staciwolff.com ... more
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Sat Oct 18, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
Schail
Have your owned income property before?
If not, I do have some advice for you.
1. Talk with your CPA regarding the tax consequences. Depending upon your personal financial situation and also the potential gain on sale, you should know the difference between selling now and selling it AFTER it becomes an investment property and you no longer have the personal tax deduction.
2. I don't know what condition your home is in, but renters never take as good of care as you did. So know that when you do finally sell it, you will probably have to do a lot of work to put it in showing condition. While it is a rental, more maintenance will need to be performed by professionals because you will not be around to do it.
3. Probably the most important aspect is "who is going to manage the property"? I have worked with great property managers, and lousey ones. And the appear the same on the outside. A bad property manager can cost you a lot of money, stress, and headaches. A great one can make your life much easier.

I encourage you to do diligence now. Then make your best call.
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Wed Aug 13, 2008
Hi answered:
8.2% average across the country. your area may differ slightly.

anyways

good luck
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Tue Feb 22, 2011
Lyn Sims answered:
Yes, great area to choose! I can send you info if you need it, recently posted blog on the area with prices, etc. Subdivision offers 2.5 baths with most homes which is nicer than some of the older units that might only have 1.5 baths. Newer built in 1997 or so. Nature Sanctuary area/park/tennis court/play ground section is very popular. ... more
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Thu Oct 18, 2007
Ken Herrera Group answered:
Hello Kelly,

If you have a substantial downpayment, you may be able to purchase without having the credit. I would advise you speak to atleast 3 mortgage professionals in order for you to make the best decision.

Cheers,
Ken Herrera
Century 21 Infinity
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