Decatur Real Estate News
Yesterday | 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?
4 min ago | via Journal Gazette
This month, the upper level of the Relax Inn and Suites was condemned after an outside stairway collapsed. Comment?
19 min ago | via Houston Chronicle
The Houston Association of Realtors analyzed Houston-area subdivisions for the Chronicle based on residential property sales handled through the Multiple Listing Service. The list of neighborhoods contains 3,035 subdivisions that recorded three or more sales in 2014. Comment?
25 min ago | via News Journal
Marketing area's commercial spaces getting easier Realtors: bottom of 2007 downturn is long past on retail, office, industrial buildings Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1yGDdxU Some factories, offices and retail stores that formerly were occupied became vacant spaces - starting in 2007 and 2008 - as companies struggled in the wake of the economic downturn. Specialists say the commercial real estate market in Richland County has shown recovery - with the speed of that revival dependant on type of building use - in the last few years. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Day
If you're a renter pining to become a homeowner or a foreclosure or short-sale victim, you may think that a home loan is out of reach. However, home loan products and home-buyer assistance programs are available from lenders, local governments and nonprofit groups eager to help renters move into homeownership. Comment?
49 min ago | via Credit.com
Q: I'm buying a home and the seller has offered to personally give me a mortgage instead of me going through a bank. My credit is fine so it's not like I need the help from the guy. Comment?
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