Champaign Real Estate News
Friday Apr 10 | 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?
Oct 14, 2014 | via The News-Gazette
At the church known as "The Love Corner," Bishop Lloyd Gwin preaches a message that can be hard for some folks to accept: The 63-year-old pastor of Church of the Living God in Champaign, Gwin is one of five people to be honored Friday by the NAACP Champaign County with its Freedom Fund awards. Gwin was selected to receive the interfaith community service award because of his work and leadership in starting the "Love Clinic," his church's monthly health care clinic, according to Shandra Summerville, chairwoman of the Freedom Fund awards event. Comment?
Friday | via Daily Herald
The Illinois spring housing market got off to a strong start in March with sharp gains in year-over-year home sales and median prices, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Statewide home sales, which include single-family homes and condominiums, totaled 11,416 homes sold in March, up 13.1 percent from the same month last year when 10,093 homes sold. Comment?
Thursday | via NEWS.com.au
THE answer is yes - your boss can see everything you're doing. Every email you've sent, every website you've been on and every search term you've typed. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Housing Wire
The lender aims to serve Illinois' small business owners, self-employed workers, entrepreneurs, contractors and Millennials with non-traditional career paths. Privlo noted that approximately one in three workers in the greater Chicago metro area are self-employed and, parallel to that, roughly one in three traditional purchase loan applications in Chicago get denied. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | 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?
Jul 16, 2009 | via Examiner.com
Housing counselors are struggling to keep up with strong demand for foreclosure prevention services, while some communities lack counseling resources all together, according to a new report by Housing Action Illinois, a counseling advocate, and Woodstock Institute. The report, entitled On the Foreclosure Front Lines: Surveying the Capacity of HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agencies in Illinois, found that much of South Suburban Cook County, McHenry County, and parts of Northwest Will County had startling gaps in counseling services. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Kos
Low taxes make it so the wealthy no longer have to invest in a robust economy. They can amass wealth and power by grabbing up all "the stuff" instead. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via 4 Hoteliers
During the 8th entrepreneurship forum of Shenzhen Stock Exchange held on April 15, Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin gave a keynote speech entitled 'The Asset-Light Model at Wanda', where he elaborated for the first time on the Group's asset-light strategy. "Heavy assets" will disappear from Wanda Plazas, meaning that Wanda Commercial Properties will be transitioned from a real estate developer to a business investment service operator We believe the Chinese real estate industry has come to a turning point in terms of supply and demand, and the era of huge profit has come to an end. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Peninsula
FRANKFURT: Deutsche Bank will cut back investment banking, sell its Postbank retail chain via a public share offering and reduce costs, the group said late on Friday, in a restructuring plan designed to boost profits. Germany's largest bank is under pressure to revive its performance as new regulations, legal headaches and weak markets eat into returns but investors will have to wait until tomorrow for details of the strategy, which was unanimously endorsed by the group's supervisory board after hours of deliberation. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Scotsman.com
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Many older borrowers who took out their loan under the more relaxed affordability rules find they can t get a deal under the new regime. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Jim Obergefell says he "instantly pictured growing old" with John Arthur when they fell in love here in 1992. Just seven weeks after they began dating, Arthur gave Obergefell a ring set with diamonds - a sign that, in their hearts if not in law, they were married. Comment?
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