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Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
can a condo association file an eviction against an owner?
It depends on the by-laws. To hard to answer, you need a real estate attorney to answer this question.
Good luck
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Marcin Talaga, Real Estate Pro in 60656
Marcin Talaga answered:
Good real estate agent in the Chicago area, specializing in buying foreclosures and short-sales
You won't have to focus squarely on foreclosures and short sales. When you start looking, you'll notice that foreclosures and short sales are no longer much cheaper than the rest of th ... more
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Brendan Ross, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Brendan Ross answered:
Any lender recommdations that will work with a 620 credit score?
I recommend either of the following two:

Mark A. Boller
President
Sharmark First Mortgage Corporation
415 North LaSalle Street, Suite 404
Chicago, IL 60654-2742
(O) 312.955.LEN ... more
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Rashida Khar…, Real Estate Pro in 60601
Rashida Kharkhariwala answered:
How often do sellers cancel contracts AFTER the attorney review period?
Most definitely not fair play , it was also your attorneys responsiblity to remind you of the remainder earnest money. Sorry to hear this happened to you. I guess they must have had a h ... more
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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Me and my daughter isl looking for a house for 3 children 2 adults I'm looking around Old Town area
Hi PAulette1221

Thanks for your post & congratulations on your decisions to purchase a home. The first part of home buying is getting APPROVED by a Lender who has done their due dili ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
What is the average price per square foot in Chicago (Near North Side)?
We do not calculate or base our price off of price per square foot here. If you have a specific building your agent can provide this info for you but it wont help you in determining pri ... more
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Todd Shissler, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Todd Shissler answered:
how much it should cost to sue a small condo association?
Different lawyers will charge different rates. However, you typically get what you pay for. You should probably select a few that specialize in this sort of things and get some quotes ... more
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Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Hi. I wanted to know if it is possible to get a hom even though I have good credit but I do not make alot of money?
Talk to a lender about rebuilding your credit.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
La Tonya Mcc…, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
La Tonya Mccune-winfield answered:
Is my deal going down the drain?
The house is a reo and owned by a bank, but will ask my realtor if we can just make the repairs. thanks for your quick response. I been having a bad vibe by the whole process moving so ... more
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Labrador Real…, Real Estate Pro in Loudoun County, VA
Labrador Real Estate Jim Kerr answered:
How long after a short sale?
Depends - 2 years - 3 years FHA - 2 years VA.

I have done over 45 short sales
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
I'm a surviving spouse that is eligible for a VA home loan.
Hi Sebeckman84,

Thank you.

I specialize in VA financing & would be honored to help you.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
Chris Baker, Real Estate Pro in 60523
Chris Baker answered:
What is the best neighborhood in Chicago to buy? I am not familiar with the city but am interested in an upscale area close to everything , trans.
There are several upscale areas that are conveniently located. However, each area is different so to say one area is better than another would be biased. I would need to dig deeper in ... more
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Lucid Realty, Real Estate Pro in 60622
Lucid Realty answered:
Where is the best place to buy a condo in the northwest suburbs area for my goal is to sell it after a few years if ever i gain equity?
Ray,

The north west suburbs of Chicago is a pretty broad area and there are several decent communities that might suit you. How much equity are you seeking?

We track a few of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
Wendy Kiang, Real Estate Pro in Downers Grove, IL
Wendy Kiang answered:
houses for rent to own on Chicago's Southwest side
Talk to a Realtor first to get an idea on the rent in the area your are interested in. Get a credit check because all the owners would like to see a credit report, be prepared that the ... more
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amy a, Home Owner in Chicago, IL
amy a answered:
Are they crazy,10818 albany they want 20,000 more than appraised?
Zillow is a horribly inaccurate site to find real estate values. Its completely automated and my own homes have been grossly inaccurate in the past (the home info their computer us ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Home Buying in Mount Greenwood
Atm Shamim, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Atm Shamim answered:
My husband and I would like to buy our first home! What are the requirements? Help please
First You need to make a plan about your house which you want to made then you need to contact with a real estate company. If you want to learn more please visit our web Palm Beach Isla ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Home Buying in 60804
Valen Smith, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Valen Smith answered:
I will be a 1st time home buyer, but I will like to get my finances in order . Can pass credit problems be bad even though I paid it off?
My fiance is a wealth manager with a host of degrees. We have had this debate several times. I was well on my way to paying off the house that we are now residing in when she pointed ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Home Buying in 60804
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Can I get a home loan without my wife's credit and income?
This depends on many issues. You should talk to a good lender and they can answer that question. It depends on how you legally want to have the ownership of the property too.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 17, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
My husband is a truck driver who is an independent contractor.
Easiest way to find out is to call a lender.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 16, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
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