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17 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?
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?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Bureau County Republican
April is Fair Housing Month and the Illini Valley Association of Realtors will join Americans across the country as they honor Fair Housing Month. This year marks the 47th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Daily Herald
A former Moecherville Water District board president is facing federal charges after being accused of stealing district funds, officials said. Mark McDonald, 57, of Aurora, is charged with stealing $33,597 in property mortgaged and pledged to the Secretary of Agriculture, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Freddie Mac reports on average U.S. mortgage rates on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Repeated natural-gas accidents - including a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people - suggest that California's largest power utility could be too big to operate safely, the state's top utility regulator... Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Comment?
6 min ago | via National Mortgage News
A new report from Fitch Ratings suggests that the time it takes to liquidate a distressed loan may be on its way to shortening. As of the first quarter of 2015, the time it took to close a foreclosure was 42 months, Fitch said in an April 21 news release. Comment?
11 min ago | via My Mother Lode
Realtors in Calaveras County hope that steady spring home sales will herald solid gains for this year's crucial spring-summer selling season. In its first quarter of 2015 report the Calaveras County Association of Realtors indicates the market is in a "slow but steady recovery." Comment?
15 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
CoStar Group, Inc. today announced that Apartments.com is now the most trafficked apartment rentals site among consumers searching online for a new place to live. All four of the leading independent authorities on internet traffic measurements reported that Apartments.com had more visitors in March 2015 than any other apartment rentals site. Comment?
18 min ago | via Cleveland.com
A national mortgage servicing firm accused of abusing homeowners behind on their mortgages by swearing at them, calling them names, mocking their illnesses and threatening them with prison will pay out more than $60 million. Green Tree Servicing of Minnesota will pay $48 million in restitution and $15 million in civil penalties to settle the charges of illegal loan servicing and debt collection practices. Comment?
20 min ago | via USA Today
Americans take for granted being able to go online to get a flight arrival time, turning on GPS for directions or checking online to see what the house next door sold for. But a new study find most have no idea the data that makes all that possible is part of an open government initiative launched in 2008. Comment?
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