Frankfort Real Estate News
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Tuesday Dec 23 | via FindLaw
A 1 Plaintiff, Daniel Thomas, filed a petition for writ of certiorari in the circuit court seeking review of a Chicago Transit Board ordinance sustaining the Chicago Transit Authority's termination of Thomas's employment for violation of its requirement that certain employees reside within a specified service area. The trial court denied the petition. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Chicago's Home Weblog
I've posted these Chicago Real Estate Purchase Steps in varying forms over the years but I believe the message bears repeating. The buy and sell transaction process is handled a little differently here than in other areas of the country . Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via Sys-Con Media
The lawsuit alleges that defendants' predatory and discriminatory mortgage lending, servicing and foreclosure activities are part of a broad "equity stripping" practice that continues to this day and, in part, led to the foreclosure crisis in At issue are over 55,000 potentially predatory and discriminatory mortgage loans Wells Fargo is now responsible for that it, and its affiliates, made to minority borrowers in minority neighborhoods and communities as depicted on the attached GIS map. In contrast, just 22.6% of all owner-occupied homes in The County is seeking injunctive relief and monetary damages for the resulting harm that the defendants caused. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via Housing Wire
Cook County, Illinois accused Wells Fargo of targeting black and Latino borrowers for more costly home loans than their white counterparts in the Chicago area. Per Bloomberg : The bank's tactics start at home-loan origination and continue through refinancing and foreclosure, the country said, a process its lawyers summarized in the complaint as "equity stripping." Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via Chicago Tribune
Cook County has filed a federal lawsuit against a third mortgage lender, alleging that unfair, predatory lending and loan serving practices, particularly in minority communities, violated the Fair Housing Act. The suit, filed against Wells Fargo on Friday in U.S. District Court in Chicago, is similar to others brought in late March against HSBC, Bank of America and its subsidiaries Countrywide and Merrill Lynch. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via World News Report
The national MiMi value stands at 74.5, indicating a weak housing market overall but showing a slight improvement from September to October and a positive 3-month trend of . On a year-over-year basis, the U.S. housing market has improved . Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
The U.S. housing market continues to stabilize, with 70 of the markets tracked now showing positive momentum, according to Freddie Mac's recently released, newly updated Multi-Indicator Market IndexA . "When we look at the stability of the housing market we've seen a modest 0.5 percent improvement since the beginning of the year in the national index," says Freddie Mac Chief Economist Frank Nothaft. Comment?
Sunday Dec 21 | 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?
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Capitol Fax Blog
A federal jury Wednesday found a Chicago couple guilty on all counts in a state grant scam trial that featured testimony about power, money and sex and saw a high-profile ruling that one of President Barack Obama's golfing buddies was a hostile witness. The seven-man, five-woman jury deliberated for about five hours on the fate of Leon and Karin Dingle, who faced conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Inman News
Executives with leading multiple listing services, franchisors and brokers have been working for months on a plan to launch a new national listing portal to serve as a broker-centric alternative to the big search portals like Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com , Inman has learned. According to internal communications among participants, the group is not legally organized and has not secured funding. Comment?
31 min ago | via Travel Weekly
The Hawaiian Islands are now home to an estimated 22,238 vacation rental units, listed currently on popular websites like Vacation Rentals by Owner , Clearstay.com, TripAdvisor and Airbnb, according to a study released Dec. 23 by the Hawaii Tourism Authority . Those vacation rental units account for more than 43,000 bedrooms, capable of accommodating more than 117,00 people, according to the study, which used SMS Research from separate periods in 2013 and 2014. Comment?
31 min ago | via Arutz Sheva Israel News
Meanwhile, the Bank of Israel published that in November household expenses and mortgages cost 1.14 billion shekels of the total volume of 3.5 billion shekels for the period of September through November. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Reader question: We are selling our home with an experienced agent. Several occurrences have us questioning the agent's value; missed or late for appointments, pricing advice refuted by a professional appraiser and more. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via SouthCoastToday.com
MAJOR ARTICLES: Purchase of Mill Road land for business expansion; transfer custody of the former Rogers and Oxford schools to the Board of Selectmen; approval of $9,000 to advertise the sale or lease of the schools FAIRHAVEN - Selectmen are recommending at Tuesday night's special Town Meeting that the town buy 31.7 acres of farm land on Mill Road to attract new business - a purchase strongly opposed by the Finance Committee and being closely watched by a solar developer. The town is attempting to acquire the land at 211 Mill Road, which the owner, Philip Denormandie, must first offer to the town because the property was used for agricultural purposes and has been taxed at a lower rate under a state program designed to encourage such uses. Comment?
46 min ago | via YoChicago
The Reserve has a mix of studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Two-bedrooms have either 1 or 2 baths; 3-bedrooms have 2 baths. Comment?
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