Some Advice from the folks in the Chicago Area

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    My niece has lived in the Chicago area for about 4 years now, she interested in buying a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo. I have a couple of questions.

    Does anyone here know a good real estate broker? and will she need to hire an attorney for the transaction, or will I be able to review the documents (P & S, closing docs, etc) since they are pretty standard in Illinois. Finally, do you know of any properties that would suit a 27 year old young professional?

    @eliasbboy
    @Engaged Chicken
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  2. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    Are there Co-ops in Chicago. or is it strictly condo's?
     
  3. Gwarn1

    Gwarn1 Single VIP

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    I know a personal chef service in Chicago she should steer clear of
     
  4. Hooper45

    Hooper45 Shit Mult Banned User

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    :facepalm: Askin these dopes for advice ?
     
  5. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie THE BEE BIT MY BOTTOM NOW MY BOTTOM BIG Gold

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    yea, cuz the smartest Chicagoans post on this forum :jj:
     
  6. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    let me ask my friend leroy brown
    he lives on the south side
    i've heard he's bad
     
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    Hooper45 Shit Mult Banned User

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    She's a lawyer ?
     
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    She's probably going to help her out and send her to Ryan lever for career counseling next
     
  9. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I'd love to help but I'm not in Chicago proper. I'm out in the suburbs. In Illinois if you live within 100-150 miles of Chicago people just say they live "in Chicago". :jj:

    @DrivenByDemons is a city dweller I believe. He may have some better insight.
     
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    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I believe he said it was bad bad.
     
  11. Mr Sinister

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    :mad:
     
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    My advice take some of the money you have fleeced from old people and give it to her to get a nice place which I'm sure she would rather have than real estate advice from her spinster aunt
     
  13. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie THE BEE BIT MY BOTTOM NOW MY BOTTOM BIG Gold

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    @J High can tell you all about their garbage collection schedules
     
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    :quote:chef:quote:
     
  15. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    PM system down?
     
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  16. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I guess I blocked too many people, I can't see any responses :jj:
     
  17. Mlaw

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    j/k
     
  18. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    that's ok, but you did buy a house, was the transaction fairly straight forward?
     
  19. doughhead63

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    Hangout thread?
     
  20. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Pics of the niece would be helpful. :whistle: