Highland Park Real Estate News
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Monday Sep 22 | 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?
Tuesday Sep 9 | 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?
Jun 2, 2014 | via Cinema Blend News
How much would you be willing to pay for a piece of movie memorabilia? If you are, say, Abe Froman, money may be no issue. Comment?
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?
Monday Sep 29 | via Illinoisreview
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Friday Sep 26 | via Chicago Tribune
From left, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon and Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka talk with members of the Tribune editorial board in the Tribune Tower Thursday in Chicago. From left, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon and Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka talk with members of the Tribune editorial board in the Tribune Tower Thursday in Chicago. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Capitol Fax Blog
Today, Cheri Bustos for Congress launched a new TV ad that highlights Cheri's fight to cut wasteful spending so we can protect Social Security and end tax breaks for corporations that ship Illinois jobs overseas. "Basketball" makes clear that Cheri's priority is to give the "middle class a fair shot." Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via jdsupra.com
On July 16, 2014, Illinois enacted Public Act 98-764 , which amends the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act to prohibit subordination of mechanics liens on Illinois construction projects, unless such subordination is to a construction mortgage lien made after 50% of the construction loan has been disbursed to fund construction costs. SB 3023 represents continuation of a multi-year dispute in the Illinois legislature that arose from the Illinois Supreme Court's decision in LaSalle Bank N.A., v. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Miami Herald
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice arrived at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday morning and are scheduled to be sentenced on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges. The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting that they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. Comment?
7 min ago | via Star-Telegram.com
At issue is the theory that certain housing or lending practices can illegally harm minority groups - even when there's no proof of intent to discriminate. In recent years, the court twice agreed to hear similar challenges. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via US News & World Report
Applying for a credit card may not be as major a decision as applying for a mortgage or auto loan, but the card you end up with could either cost or save you hundreds of dollars in interest and rewards, so it's worth spending some time researching and thinking about what card is right for you. Ask yourself these five questions before submitting that credit card application: There are hundreds of different credit cards available to consumers. Comment?
Feb 10, 2014 | via Carrickonshannon Today
Leitrim County Council has stressed that land which cost the taxpayer nearly half a million euro to buy for a sheltered housing project near Dromahair is the subject of a mortgage agreement and "cannot be sold or used for any other purpose". On Thursday night last, Prime Time broadcast an investigation into the payment for a site which was to be used by charity, the Sue Ryder Foundation, to build a 30 unit sheltered housing project. Comment?
10 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Chinese companies traded in the US had another awful trading session on Wednesday, with the majority of listed names ending the day decidedly lower. Wednesday's slide marked the third day in a row of red ink for US-listed China stocks, and by the end of trading, had fallen about 13% from recent highs set in early September. Comment?
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