Highland Park Real Estate News
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Thursday Oct 2 | via Patch.com
Highland Park home sales for the month of September decreased in volume by 7.8% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 28.6% from $616,100 to $440,000. The number of Single Family homes sales decreased by 22.2%, while the median sale price decreased by 22.1% from $616,100 to $480,000. Comment?
Sep 22, 2014 | via Patch.com
As the Chicago area continues to dig itself out from a housing crisis that has hit the suburbs hard in recent years, the first half of 2014 did bring some good news. From January to June of this year, the Chicago area saw the lowest level of new foreclosure filings since 2007, according to recent data released by the Woodstock Institute, a research and policy organization that specializes in fair lending, wealth creation and financial systems reform. Comment?
Sep 9, 2014 | via Daily Herald
Media reports about rising home prices, strangely enough, are starting to have a dampening effect on the local housing market, said Royal Hartwig, a member of the Royal Family team at Keller-Williams Realty's Palatine office. "After hearing these optimistic reports, sellers who have been holding back are deciding that it is time to list their homes. Comment?
Aug 11, 2014 | via Lake Forester
Lake County Circuit Judge Mitch Hoffman of Highland Park has been stemming the tide of foreclosure suits one home at a time, taking his message about the court's Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program on the road. Comment?
Jun 13, 2014 | via Chicago Tribune
Thousands of homes in the Chicago area have been the subject of foreclosure-related auctions that have taken place in courthouse lobbies or auction house meeting rooms. Comment?
11 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?
Yesterday | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months. As 2014 draws to a close, Micoley.com is holding their final online property auction event of the year, with properties featured from the following twenty states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. Comment?
Tuesday | via Glenview Announcements
"Clients really need guidance and I like solving people's problems," said mortgage broker, Rick Von Der Sitt. "A client said to me the other day, 'You've made my dreams come true.' Comment?
Tuesday | via jdsupra.com
Connecticut has added mortgage brokers, lenders, and servicing companies to the list of "financial institutions" exempted under the state's existing law limiting credit checks for purposes of employment. The amendment , which took effect on October 1, allows these institutions to inquire into and otherwise consider an applicant's or employee's credit history in hiring and personnel decisions. Comment?
Thursday Oct 23 | via Daily Herald
Tighter inventory was a factor driving home prices higher in Illinois during the month of September, while home sales showed an annual decline, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Statewide home sales, which includes single-family homes and condominiums, totaled 12,879 houses sold in September, down 4.4 percent from 13,469 in the same month a year ago. Comment?
5 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market. Weekly applications increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. Comment?
6 min ago | via West Australian
Britain's government published proposals to give the Bank of England new legal powers to control residential mortgage lending on Thursday, but said it wanted more evidence before deciding on a BoE request to regulate lending to landlords. The proposals are in line with finance minister George Osborne's desire to give the BoE greater oversight of residential mortgage lending to reduce the risk that the housing market could overheat and destabilise Britain's economy. Comment?
6 min ago | via Alabama Live
Monthly Sales: Lee County residential sales totaled 107 units in September, a significant improvement in sales growth of 39.0 percent from the same period a year earlier. September sales were 13 units above our monthly forecast . Comment?
37 min ago | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates arrested their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage rose to 3.98 percent from 3.92 percent last week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via US News & World Report
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