Champaign Real Estate News
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Jul 12, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
This home is for sale for $1,295,000 at 1508 Wyndemere Point in Champaign on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Last time the Champaign County housing market had a July like this last one, Barack Obama had yet to forward his mail to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Five takeaways from the new monthly numbers from the Champaign County Association of Realtors, due to be released publicly today: - There were 357 homes sold in July - up from 305 the same time last year and the Champaign County area's top July performance since 439 were sold in 2007. Comment?
Jun 21, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
On Thursday night, everything was set up for a ceremony celebrating the promotion of two firefighters and the naming of three new officers. All hands were on deck - Deputy Mayor Vic McIntosh, City Manager Dorothy David and Fire Chief Gary Ludwig. Comment?
Jun 18, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Dennis and Denise Donaldson had been looking for a bigger home for several years, and they finally found it this year. Their choice: a 3,200-square-foot ranch-style home at 119 Blazing Star Drive in Savoy's Prairie Fields subdivision. Comment?
May 2, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
A former Mahomet woman accused of stealing her boss's identity to obtain credit in that woman's name could go to prison for up to 15 years if convicted. Laura Huber, 43, of Findley, was arraigned Friday on four different counts of financial identity theft alleging she used the personal information of of her former boss, Madeline Hoeft, at ReMax Realty on Fox Drive in Champaign, to transfer thousands of dollars to herself. Comment?
Apr 10, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Apparently folks are too busy with spring gardening, had an election hangover, or were too exhausted from two thrilling St. Louis Blues wins over the Chicago Blackhawks this week to write to the mailbag. But what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality, right? This week: questions about Delilah, home sales, Church Street, a third Champaign high school, the Ameren transmission line and what Champaign-Urbana was like when I was a little boy in 1865. Comment?
15 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?
Friday Aug 28 | via The Capitol Fax Blog
A top aide to the Illinois treasurer said Thursday it was "unlikely" that the state's cash balance was so low last week that the comptroller couldn't follow a federal judge's order to pay for services for the developmentally disabled. The treasurer's office pointed to daily balance sheets showing the state began the day on Friday with more than $217 million and ended it with more than $57 million on hand. Comment?
Sunday Aug 23 | via Northwest Herald
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Heartland Realtor Organization in Crystal Lake recently raised $1,500 for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance during its annual volleyball tournament. The statewide alliance tries to raise public awareness about fire safety and provides educational programs for fire departments, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, child development centers and assisted living facilities. Comment?
Saturday Aug 22 | via Illinoisreview
Illinois property taxes are now so high that they are equivalent to a second mortgage, according to a new study from the nonpartisan Tax Foundation , a Washington-based tax-research and -education center. The report, which shows the effective property-tax rates in each state, ranks Illinois as the second-highest property-tax state in the U.S. The top spot goes to New Jersey, where the effective property-tax rate is 2.38 percent, barely higher than Illinois' 2.32 percent. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Daily Herald
The strong summer housing market continued in July as home sales and median prices posted robust gains while the time it took to sell a home declined, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. In the nine-county Chicago region, home sales, which include single-family homes and condominiums, totaled 12,384 in July, an increase of 9.6 percent from the 11,298 sales in the same month last year. Comment?
2 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Toronto Dominion Bank is a Canadian chartered bank and offers a wide range of business and consumer services. These services include checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgage and student loans,trusts, wills, estate planning,investment management services and financial and advisory services. Comment?
3 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
There is no single statistic that reliably identifies when a housing market is overvalued or when house prices are likely to fall, says Freddie Mac's recently released monthly Insight & Outlook for August. Instead, substantial human judgment is also required. Comment?
33 min ago | via USA Today
Financial stocks were whacked hard Tuesday - and a letter from Jefferies CEO Richard Handler may have had something to do with it. In a letter to staff, Handler confirmed "some pain" in its trading business due to recent turmoil that has led to wild swings in stocks, commodities and currencies. Comment?
46 min ago | via This Is Money
At first glance, Robert and Claire Snedden's detached home in Cramlington looks like the perfect place to raise a family. It stands on a neat estate built in the late 1990s, and has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious garden and schools nearby with great Ofsted reports. Comment?
46 min ago | via Zillow Blog
If your company has asked you to move to a new city or state for work, you're not alone. Each year, nearly seven million people in the United States relocate because of their jobs. Comment?
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