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Dan Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Dunmore, PA
Dan Taylor answered:
203k loan confusion...HELP, am I on the right track?
It may actually not even be possible for EITHER of those scenarios. The first (80+40) would be above your pre-approved lending amount. The second (50+30) theoretically may work. However ... more
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Joey Chiappe…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Joey Chiappetta answered:
I'm looking for a rental, but I have to move in May 1st. How do I search by move-in date?
There's not a searchable field that you can really use to search by date of availability. Right now, most landlords are looking for an April 1 tenant. As we get to the middle of March ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:33pm Rentals in Chicago
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How to buy a Fanny Mae homepath condo?
Have you found a property you are interested in yet? Have you spoken with a lender or viewed the Homepath website? There are many programs available and you may be able to repair your F ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:43pm Home Buying in Chicago
Jacquie Yekm…, Real Estate Pro in West Palm Beach, FL
Jacquie Yekmalian answered:
How does a broker become a designated Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae listing broker? I've approached a couple banks but no luck with that yet.
I have been trying for years to get listings with Fannie Mae,
Would love to know how others get them??
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:39pm Agent2Agent in Chicago
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How do I find mortgage lenders that are willing to work with those with poor credit?
Just be honest and ask the lenders. If you are straight forward you will get an honest answer.
Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:26pm Home Buying in Hegewisch
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
How do I go about finding a local agent?
Ask your friends who they use and call some of the local Real Estate companies and interview a few Realtors and find someone you feel comfortable working with.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:24pm Home Buying in Hegewisch
C. T., Home Owner in San Francisco, CA
C. T. asked:
Why are the differences so high between the different types of financing? This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3186969475-13525-S-Green-Bay-Ave-Chicago-IL-60633
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:52pm Market Conditions in Hegewisch
Steven Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Steven Johnson answered:
I will be gone for the summer, but need an apartment when I get back. When should I start looking/applying for apartments?
Hi there! Especially with limited time to actually see properties, it would be a good idea to get a real estate agent to represent you. We can find properties for you and make sure it i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:59pm Rental Basics in Chicago
Eve L Benton, Real Estate Pro in 60647
Eve L Benton answered:
Is the corner of Foster and Damen Safe? It shows up in orange right in the middle of a whole bunch of Green. Any Particular reason?
As many have stated, Brokers can not advise as to whether an area is "safe" or not. In addition to the other resources provided, check out EveryBlock.com. It couldn't hurt to attend t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:40pm Crime & Safety in Lincoln Square
Steven Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Steven Johnson answered:
What is the average amount of showings before a house is sold?
Great question! There really shouldn't be "an average number of showings before a house sells" because over or under listing a home creates a variance and falsely manipulates the number ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:36pm Home Selling in 60804
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Is #401 at 4100 N Keystone Chicago IL 60641 taken and who are the renters?
Yes the property has been rented and legally Realtor's can not provide the renters information. However you can contact the property manager for more information.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:06am For Rent in 60641
Thomas Evans, Real Estate Pro in Boise, ID
Thomas Evans answered:
My husband and I would like to buy our first home! What are the requirements? Help please
The first step is to select a home mortgage lender and apply for a mortgage if you don't have cash to buy outright. That will tell you how much money you need to put down and how much ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 1, 2015 Home Buying in 60804
Todd Shissler, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Todd Shissler answered:
Do you know what 1855 North Sheffield Chicago, 60614 is being converted into?
Multi unit residential building.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 In My Neighborhood in Chicago
Crisann Conr…, Real Estate Pro in 89128
Crisann Conroy answered:
How do I take a look at properties? I am interested in a few locations that are listed.
Have you considered looking at the Las Vegas market? We have amazing weather and I have found properties for many buyers from Chicago who have retired or relocated here.

Please click ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Buying in 60645
Greg Zajdel, Real Estate Pro in 60056
Greg Zajdel answered:
Are short sales worth the time and effort for Brokers?
Of course. These are great listings. We got paid usually more ...
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Foreclosure in Chicago
Crisann Conr…, Real Estate Pro in 89128
Crisann Conroy asked:
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Buying in Chicago
Greg Zajdel, Real Estate Pro in 60056
Greg Zajdel answered:
safe areas in chicago
Use app Homefacts... Llok for different crimes!! It's a good app.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Buying in Lincoln Park
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
The add for the property at 6139 W Gunnison St is a scam. Please remove it. I am the owner of the property and did not post the add on this website.
You should assume all rental listings here are scams. Report them. Find the link on the page named MORE, under it is a drop down menu with FLAG - click it. I would be a majority of ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Rentals in Chicago
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
what is a sublease?
When someone has a lease on a property and they want to move during the period in which the lease is valid. To sublease a property means to get someone else to assume the remaining time ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Rental Basics in 60639
johnzeiglerlv, Home Seller in 89147
johnzeiglerlv answered:
Has anyone tried RedX or Landvoice? They both claim that they provide FSBOs, Expired, & Pre-Foreclosure leads based on their up-to-date databases.
After our listing expired, we received so much call from Agents, so much that there is no peace left in our household. and because of that we would never relist with any agent who call ... more
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