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Aug 1, 2014 | via Belleville News Democrat
Homes sales recorded in St. Clair and Madison counties during the first half of the year are lower than from a year ago, however, the 301 sales in Madison County and 273 sales in St. Clair County during June were the highest recorded for one month since the recession. Comment?
Jul 18, 2014 | via Belleville News Democrat
In another sign that the economy is improving, foreclosure rates locally have fallen to the lowest level in years and are approaching pre-recession levels. Comment?
Jul 2, 2014 | via RiverBender.com
Many Madison County homeowners who are facing foreclosure have seen relief through a program that is now nearly three years old. Comment?
Feb 17, 2011 | via Examiner.com
Josh Altman may be the new guy on this season of " Million Dollar Listing ," but his accomplishments in real estate are those of a veteran. Comment?
14 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?
15 hrs ago | 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?
Tuesday | via Northwest Herald
SPRINGFIELD – A federal jury will begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions of dollars in state public health grant money for luxury cars, vacation-home upkeep and a mortgage for their son. Leon Dingle, 77, and Karin Dingle, 75, are charged with conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering for allegedly steering grant money intended for AIDS- and cancer-awareness campaigns through a web of organizations and into their pockets. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via Business Wire
The Notes were offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended , and to institutional accredited investors in a manner exempt from registration under the Securities Act. The private offering is expected to close on December 17, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via Chicago Tribune
Sanjay Shah, founder and CEO of Vistex, Inc., in the 14,260-square-foot penthouse atop the Trump International Hotel & Tower he recently purchased. Sanjay Shah, founder and CEO of Vistex, Inc., in the 14,260-square-foot penthouse atop the Trump International Hotel & Tower he recently purchased. Comment?
3 min ago | via Business World
The U.S. credit union regulator said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against U.S. Bank and Bank of America over mortgage securities sold in the years leading up to the financial crisis. The National Credit Union Administration said the banks broke state and federal laws by failing their duties as trustees for 99 residential mortgage-backed securities trusts. Comment?
4 min ago | via Community Advocate Newspaper
I want to wish you all a happy holiday season and prosperous new year! As I look back, the 2014 real estate market showed signs the market is back! Our housing inventories have decreased and buyers are looking for new inventory, indicating that 2015 will be a robust and great year for real estate. A special thank-you to all my clients for choosing me as their Realtor, and for making 2014 another successful year. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via This Is Money
Fixing at a low rate for a decade sounds tempting but long term fixed rate mortgages can be off-putting because of early repayment charges. Lenders will often charge an exit fee if you want to leave your mortgage before the end of the deal period. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via This Is Money
Nationwide Building Society has come under fire from a commercial property owner in Somerset who feels it is bullying him after a recent damning valuation. Richard Hearn owns Lobsgrove Park, an industrial business park site mainly used by firms in the motor industry in Wellington, just outside of Taunton. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
The housing market is heading into the end of the year with "substantial momentum", but faces a geographical shift in 2015. "While values are still rising at a healthy rate, at least at a high level and in trend terms, we anticipate that 2015 will see the housing market dynamic shift geographically," Tim Lawless, head of research at CoreLogic RP Data, said on Thursday. Comment?
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