Markham Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Markham, IL continually updated from thousands of sources.
Thursday Dec 5 | via Chicago Tribune
Foreclosure activity is on the decline, but officials continue to struggle to stop desperate homeowners from being victimized by individuals who make false promises about mortgage loan modifications. Comment?
Sunday Nov 24 | via Chicago Sun-Times
Two months ago, the Illinois Medical District Commission picked Jack Higgins, a politically connected developer with close ties to former Mayor Richard M. Daley, to develop a $175 million project on the West Side. Comment?
Oct 16, 2013 | via The Southtown Star
First Midwest Bank has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court claiming that the west suburban developer planning a limestone quarry and underground mine in Robbins defaulted on a $350,000 loan. 18 comments
Sep 25, 2013 | via Daily Herald
Des Plaines Police Chief William Kushner would like residents to familiarize themselves with the Property Fraud Alert System and a new hotline, 312-603-4000, established by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office, to report possible fraudulent deed and property activity. Comment?
Sep 20, 2013 | via Patch.com
The owners of one the Northwest suburbs largest properties, Horizon Farms in Barrington Hills, has filed a federal lawsuit against the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, claiming the district was in the wrong in trying to buy their property while they fought foreclosure, according to the Daily Herald. Comment?
7 hrs ago | via The Washington Post
Local governments placed tax liens on more than 1.6 million properties nationwide last year, but tax collectors from Illinois to Florida to New Jersey acknowledge there are few safeguards in local laws to prevent the private investors who bought them from taking advantage of distressed homeowners, according to a Washington Post study. Comment?
Saturday Nov 30 | via The Miami Herald
Why have many of the local housing markets that were hit hardest during the bust -especially in California - bounced back so vigorously and quickly, with prices close to or exceeding where they were in 2005 and 2006? And why have many others along the East Coast and in the Midwest had a slower move toward recovery, with sluggish sales and gradual ... (more) Comment?
Friday | via The Herald-News
Will County Veterans Benefits Assistance and Laura Burke of USA Mortgage Financial Group are co-sponsoring four free seminars for veterans at the Will County Veterans Assistance Commission office, 128 Scott St. The seminars are: How to Build and Repair Your Credit, 1 p.m. Wednesday; Homeownership, Do I Qualify?, 1 p.m. Dec. 18; Guide for Small ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Dec 5 | via GlobeSt.com
Start each day with GlobeSt.com's Chicago AM Alert for original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the commercial real estate industry. Comment?
Thursday Dec 5 | via Credit.com
Customer service representatives shouldn't be too surprised to hear salty language if they are dealing with Ohio residents. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
Not because you bet away your mortgage payments. Or because you hock your engagement ring for a night at the craps table. Comment?
11 min ago | via Bangor Daily News
The firm that threatened to foreclose on hundreds of struggling D.C. homeowners is a mystery: It lists no owners, no local office, no website. Comment?
29 min ago | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding Saturday allowing tribal veterans to apply for the VA's Native American Direct Loan program. Comment?
34 min ago | via Belleville News Democrat
Tricia Tialdo was recently named the 2013-2014 President of the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois. Comment?
36 min ago | via This Is London
Are we already beginning another boom in house prices - followed by the inevitable bust? Or is the outlook more for a series of steady but modest increases, reflecting the growth in the population and real demand for somewhere to live? It matters hugely. Comment?