Highland Park Real Estate News
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Thursday | via Daily Herald
The Route 53 extension, investing in our workforce and what a new governor will mean to Lake County were key topics addressed Thursday at a business outlook forum. The Daily Herald Business Ledger , in partnership with the GLMV Chamber of Commerce , presented Business Outlook 2015 at Doubletree by Hilton in Mundelein. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 12 | via Patch.com
Chicago real estate company @properties announced that Jennifer Scheu has recently joined the firm as a broker in its Lake Forest office. Scheu, 53, comes to @properties from RE/MAX Prestige/Long Grove, where she was a managing broker. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Patch.com
Highland Park home sales for the month of October decreased in volume by 6.4% when compared to last year, while the median sale price rose by 11.8% from $475,000 to $531,250. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 9.7%, while the median sale price rose by 29.6% from $490,000 to $635,000. Comment?
Oct 2, 2014 | 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?
22 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?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Chicago Tribune
Sales of existing homes in the Chicago area recorded the fourth consecutive year-over-year decline in October, but quite a few area residents may be getting a new home for the holidays. The Illinois Association of Realtors reported that 9,146 homes were sold in October in the nine-county Chicago area, down 3.3 percent from a year earlier. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Lincoln Daily News
Colby Geiser started a business from scratch in 2003. He now has 85 employees and more than $6 million in annual sales. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via The Motley Fool
The dream that was once considered the birthright of Americans -- a lifelong career, a family, a nice house -- is a dream deferred for many. Although median home prices are seeing double-digit growth in the areas that were hardest hit in the housing bust, seven years after the Great Recession began, many homeowners are still dealing with housing troubles. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Seattle Times
It's official: The equity boom, which has added an estimated $1.6 trillion to the personal net wealth of American homeowners in the past year, has slowed dramatically. In the latest quarterly data from the Federal Reserve, which tracks residential real estate, home-equity holdings across the country rose by $177 billion. Comment?
11 min ago | via MDJonline.com
Berkshire Hathaway Executive Vice President Toni McGowan, left, greets Tom Ferry, guest speaker and the No. Comment?
20 min ago | via Columbia Daily Herald
Jonathan Hickerson, United Country Columbia Realty real estate broker and auctioneer, was named the 2014 Realtor of the Year in the Southern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors. "It is just something that means a lot to me," Hickerson, also known as "The Real Estate Man," said Friday. Comment?
23 min ago | via Sunday Herald
Sentiment is at its strongest since last December, according to a survey by Halifax, after investors shrugged off the October wobble in the market. Financial stocks were favoured by 65% of investors last month, overtaking energy and mining on 61%. Comment?
34 min ago | via Mercury-Register
Elena Jaime and her 2-year-old daughter Sophia cut the ribbon and get the keys to their new house Saturday, built by Habitat for Humanity on 19th Street in Chico. Chico >> Holding a housewarming party is a common custom. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Kos
Ever since the financial crash of 2008 there has been a running controversy about the criminal responsibility of the executives of the major banks who had carefully constructed the house of cards that suddenly collapsed creating a chain reaction that created a global recession. When one looked at their elaborate schemes to create and peddle exotic securities that rested on junk debt, it was pretty difficult to swallow the line that nobody could have known that this would happen. Comment?
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