Minooka Real Estate News
9 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?
Jul 16, 2009 | via Examiner.com
Housing counselors are struggling to keep up with strong demand for foreclosure prevention services, while some communities lack counseling resources all together, according to a new report by Housing Action Illinois, a counseling advocate, and Woodstock Institute. The report, entitled On the Foreclosure Front Lines: Surveying the Capacity of HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agencies in Illinois, found that much of South Suburban Cook County, McHenry County, and parts of Northwest Will County had startling gaps in counseling services. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Bureau County Republican
April is Fair Housing Month and the Illini Valley Association of Realtors will join Americans across the country as they honor Fair Housing Month. This year marks the 47th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Daily Herald
A former Moecherville Water District board president is facing federal charges after being accused of stealing district funds, officials said. Mark McDonald, 57, of Aurora, is charged with stealing $33,597 in property mortgaged and pledged to the Secretary of Agriculture, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Freddie Mac reports on average U.S. mortgage rates on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Repeated natural-gas accidents - including a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people - suggest that California's largest power utility could be too big to operate safely, the state's top utility regulator... Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Comment?
5 min ago | via Planning
Once rife with contaminants like lead and arsenic and plagued by a toxic reputation that derailed neighboring home sales, a sprawling 446-acre site now supports a $300 million tax base and is being heralded as a national model for cleanup and site redevelopment. The Midvale slag site, first named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund list in 1991, was removed from the list earlier this month - a milestone celebrated in a ceremony Monday featuring a tour of the mixed-use development that occupies the land. Comment?
7 min ago | via West Australian
EasyProperty, a British online real estate agent co-founded by businessman Stelios Haji-Ioannou, plans a share placement or initial public offering in the second half of the year to raise funds to expand in Europe, its chief executive said. The company, which helps customers let out their houses in England and Wales, intends to raise a "significantly larger" amount than the 9.75 million pounds it raised through a share placement in September, CEO Rob Ellice told Reuters. Comment?
17 min ago | via Forbes.com
Northwestern Mutual has helped clients achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. The company offers a comprehensive approach to financial planning, offering risk management solutions and investment services. Comment?
18 min ago | via Housing Wire
MGIC Investment Corporation today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 of $133.1 million, compared with a net income of $60 million for the same quarter a year ago. Diluted net income per share was $0.32 for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, compared to diluted net income per share of $0.15 for the same quarter a year ago. Comment?
25 min ago | via Common Dreams
Whatever it's called - just-in-time scheduling, on-call staffing, on-demand work, independent contracting, or the "share economy" - the result is the same: No predictability, no economic security. These days it's not unusual for someone on the way to work to receive a text message from her employer saying she's not needed right then. Comment?
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