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Tuesday Nov 25 | via Chicago Metro Real Estate
The Case-Shiller Chicago Index for September is up 2.6% from September 2013. It's the 23rd consecutive month it's been up compared to a year earlier. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via Daily Herald
The $1.8 billion operator of the pancake house and casual- dining chain will have more money to spend after refinancing its debt and cutting millions in interest expense. DineEquity already announced an increased dividend and share buybacks. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via City of Chicago
A financial plan approved today by City Council will enable the construction of the sixth and final phase of the Homan Square residential development in North Lawndale. The $12.9 million Homan Square Rentals Phase VI, planned for 3601 W. Arthington St., will consist of 52 mixed-income apartments in four multi-unit buildings. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via The Item
Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 12 | via Daily Herald
David Foster, who sold his condo in Chicago last month, isn't plugged into Capitol Hill's political games. But he has banked the financial future of his family on Congress accomplishing at least one thing during the postelection session that began this week: Renewing the expired Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act so that he and his wife and three young children aren't crushed by unaffordable taxes next year on the $100,000 his lender agreed to cancel as part of a short sale. Comment?
13 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?
Wednesday | via Sys-Con Media
The national MiMi value stands at 74.4, indicating a weak housing market overall but showing a slight improvement from August to September and a narrowing 3-month decline of . On a year-over-year basis, the U.S. housing market has improved . Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Chicago Tribune
Sales of existing homes in the Chicago area recorded the fourth consecutive year-over-year decline in October, but quite a few area residents may be getting a new home for the holidays. The Illinois Association of Realtors reported that 9,146 homes were sold in October in the nine-county Chicago area, down 3.3 percent from a year earlier. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Lincoln Daily News
Colby Geiser started a business from scratch in 2003. He now has 85 employees and more than $6 million in annual sales. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via The Motley Fool
The dream that was once considered the birthright of Americans -- a lifelong career, a family, a nice house -- is a dream deferred for many. Although median home prices are seeing double-digit growth in the areas that were hardest hit in the housing bust, seven years after the Great Recession began, many homeowners are still dealing with housing troubles. Comment?
53 min ago | via The Motley Fool
Most of us want to keep our financial ducks in a row. Many of us work hard at it, living below our means, establishing emergency funds, saving and investing for retirement, and paying off or staying out of credit card debt. Comment?
12 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
Mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow homeowners who have been foreclosed upon to repurchase their homes at market value even if they owe more, reversing a policy that prohibited such transactions. Comment?
26 min ago | via Independent.ie
It had been expected that the controversial measures ensuring most first time buyers would need a hefty deposit to buy a house would be in place by the start of next year, although Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has already hinted at delays. "The full rules don't have to come in at the beginning of January," he told Pat Kenny on Newstalk. Comment?
32 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Pohjola Bank plc Stock exchange release 28 November 2014 Pohjola shares removed from the book-entry system Pohjola Bank plc shares were removed from the book-entry system on 28 November 2014. The removal relates to the public voluntary bid for Pohjola Bank plc shares completed by OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative. Comment?
33 min ago | via Business World
A report released by Davy Stockbrokers today claims that the current state of the domestic banking sector faces political scrutiny. The report comes after banks made their second bi- annual appearance in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee. Comment?
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