Champaign Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Champaign, IL continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday Mar 11 | via The News-Gazette
February home sales in the Champaign County area were up about 15 percent from a year ago, but the number of pending sales was down. Comment?
Feb 6, 2014 | via Chicago Tribune
State Sen. Bill Brady voted in November for tax subsidies that helped revive his family's struggling real estate investment in a central Illinois town, raising issues of potential conflict of interest as Brady seeks the Republican nomination for governor. Comment?
Jan 24, 2014 | via The News-Gazette
Champaign County Board members Thursday night approved appraisal and engineering contracts for the inspection of a long-vacant apartment building next to the notorious Cherry Orchard Apartment complex, shut down by health officials in 2011. Comment?
Jan 19, 2014 | via The News-Gazette
Habeeb Habeeb, the Champaign businessman and Lebanese immigrant who has headed the Champaign County Republican Party for two years, won't be seeking another term as party chairman this spring. Comment?
Jan 14, 2014 | via WAND-TV Decatur
The number of houses bought in the area rose by almost nine percent in 2013. However, the median price paid for these homes dropped from $140,000 in 2012 to $135,000 last year. Comment?
Saturday | via Lincoln Daily News
Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced this week that her office collected nearly $1 billion in 2013 on behalf of the state of Illinois. Comment?
Thursday Mar 13 | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. Comment?
Thursday Mar 6 | via Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis
Blank Check Proposal for More Tax Hikes Heads for Illinois Legislature; Picking-Your-Pocket Numbers: How Much More Will You Pay? Currently the Illinois state constitution requires a flat tax on income. Comment?
Feb 11, 2010 | via Examiner.com
According to industry blog site reverse mortgage daily , Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit against Illinois-based Hartland Mortgage Centers and California-based American Advisors Group for deceptive marketing practices while soliciting seniors for reverse mortgages. Comment?
Monday Mar 10 | via The Capitol Fax Blog
Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that her office collected nearly $1 billion in 2013 on behalf of the State of Illinois. Comment?
8 min ago | via Daily Kos
Incredibly, in a state in which registered Dems outnumber Republicans by 63,000 voters, no serious candidates will challenge incumbent Republican Brian Sandoval for Governor in this year's election. Comment?
19 min ago | via The News Journal
Delaware homeowners who are behind on mortgage payments, face foreclosure, or have questions about their mortgage can meet face-to-face with mortgage lenders at free housing workshops on Saturday, the attorney general recently announced. Comment?
42 min ago | via The Washington Post
The 53-year-old's extradition hearing will be closely watched by reporters and others desperate for details of Severance's connection - if there is any - to the February slaying of music teacher Ruthanne Lodato, the 2003 killing of real estate agent Nancy Dunning and the November slaying of regional transportation planner Ronald Kirby. Comment?
42 min ago | via Reuters
A draft bill to wind down government-run mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, released by two leading senators on Sunday, would leave a decision on how to treat their private shareholders to the courts. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Heritage Foundation
Improper accounting for Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's budgetary impact has created the illusory effect that the government-sponsored enterprises represent a free lunch for Washington, which is encouraging higher spending and harming efforts to eliminate the entities. Comment?