Champaign Real Estate News
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Saturday May 2 | via The News-Gazette
A former Mahomet woman accused of stealing her boss's identity to obtain credit in that woman's name could go to prison for up to 15 years if convicted. Laura Huber, 43, of Findley, was arraigned Friday on four different counts of financial identity theft alleging she used the personal information of of her former boss, Madeline Hoeft, at ReMax Realty on Fox Drive in Champaign, to transfer thousands of dollars to herself. Comment?
Apr 10, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Apparently folks are too busy with spring gardening, had an election hangover, or were too exhausted from two thrilling St. Louis Blues wins over the Chicago Blackhawks this week to write to the mailbag. But what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality, right? This week: questions about Delilah, home sales, Church Street, a third Champaign high school, the Ameren transmission line and what Champaign-Urbana was like when I was a little boy in 1865. Comment?
Feb 12, 2015 | via Daily Herald
Illinois home prices continued to recover with median prices showing year-over-year gains every month in 2014. Home sales, while modestly lower than 2013, pointed toward a stabilizing market, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Comment?
Jan 21, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Former Champaign County Board member Stephanie Holderfield said she is deciding whether to make another run for a countywide office - recorder of deeds Incumbent recorder Barb Frasca, also a Republican, said last year that she would not run for a sixth term. She was first elected to the position in 1996. Comment?
Oct 16, 2014 | via The News-Gazette
Home sales in the Champaign County area were down slightly in September from a year earlier, but sales for the first nine months of 2014 were still ahead of the same period last year. The Champaign County Association of Realtors on Wednesday reported that 218 homes sold in September, down from 227 a year earlier. Comment?
21 hrs ago | 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. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
Tuesday | via My FOX Chicago
A series of spending bills sailed out of the Illinois House Tuesday evening, going to the State Senate without a single Republican "Yes" vote. Democrats hold supermajorities in both chambers, and they intend to pass their version of an Illinois budget without approving any of the pro-business reforms demanded by Governor Bruce Rauner. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Star Tribune
TCF Financial Corp. TCF's new ad campaign includes television spots; bright print, digital and outdoor advertising; new-look debit cards, and a redesigned website. Confident its TCF initials can stand on their own, the lender once known as Twin Cities Federal will launch a rebranding campaign next month designed as much to appeal to a new generation of customers as to bring its varied lines of financial services under one umbrella logo. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Daily Chronicle
Home sales in DeKalb County jumped 33.8 percent last month as the number of homes on the market declined, according to data released Thursday by the Illinois Association of Realtors. Sales of existing homes in the county increased 33.8 percent to 99 last month, up from 74 sales in April 2014. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via jdsupra.com
In Krol v. Key Bank National Association, et al. , Adv. No.14-00392 , the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois issued a decision of particular importance to lenders and securitization servicers facing complications from the bankruptcy of a borrower involved in a commercial mortgage-backed securitization . Comment?
17 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The Maryland-based bank is achieving solid and consistent organic growth as the company builds strong relationships with its customers and launches a new ad campaign. Highly skilled management team led by CEO Mary Ann Scully will allow Howard Bancorp to outperform and gain market share and reach $1 billion in assets in the next year. Comment?
25 min ago | via Barnstable Patriot
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank. How quaint, I thought, when I moved here in 1998. Comment?
37 min ago | via Reuters
Brazil's central bank on Thursday eased reserve requirements to foster lending to the housing and agribusiness sectors, but raised returns on term deposits, in a move that officials said will have a neutral effect on monetary policy. In a joint decision with the country's top economic body, the national monetary council, known as CMN, the central bank said it will allow banks to deduct up to 18 percent of their compulsory requirements as long as they use the money for housing financing. Comment?
37 min ago | via Reuters
May 29 Sales of new homes in Australia rose for a fourth straight month in April to reach their highest since at least 2010 as falling mortgage rates and the lure of rising house values drove demand. The Housing Industry Association said its survey of large volume builders showed sales of new homes rose 0.6 percent in April, from March when they jumped 4.4 percent. Comment?
40 min ago | via Independent.ie
Question: I read with interest your recent reference to tax relief on pre-1915 properties and am interested to know if this applies to specific designated areas in larger cities only or does it at all refer to more rural towns? Sinead replies: The 'Living City Initiative' is a new tax relief designed to regenerate old or historic buildings which are in danger of being derelict and inject life back into cities. It includes specially designated areas in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford and Kilkenny and your local authority's website will have maps of where these are. Comment?
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