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Thursday Aug 20 | via Chicago Reader
"Everyone is entitled to moments of insecurity, of course, but you don't want to be with a man who melts down over nothing." Q: I'm a woman in a straight relationship. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Chicago Metro Real Estate
The index rose 0.7% from May. It typically rises from May to June as it's part of the big spring market. Last year the rise from May 2014 to June 2014 was 1.7%. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via FindLaw
BANCO POPULAR NORTH AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Mark GIZYNSKI, Defendant-Appellant . Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Business Journal
New York's Highland Development Ventures this week bought two large Milwaukee properties, including a former Marcus Corp. theater, and plans to convert them into high-end self-storage units. The two projects are among eight new storage facilities that Highland Development plans in the Milwaukee area, each valued at $5 million to $8 million. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Business Wire
While CE has continued to increase, the current characteristics of the transaction are not consistent with high investment grade ratings. As such, the class A and B notes were affirmed at 'Asf' and 'BBBsf', respectively. Comment?
Wednesday | via Connecticut Post
Building and Land Technology completed the sale of more than 4,200 rental homes in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Tennessee to Cerberus Capital Management, exiting the single-family rental market after acquiring the portfolio starting in 2012. BLT created the Harbor Point neighborhood in Stamford where it has its main office, featuring a mix of new residential high rises, office buildings and retail space. Comment?
Tuesday | 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?
3 min ago | via Warrington Guardian
Research from credit comparison website TotallyMoney.com revealed that the Cheshire town was one of the best places to call home when comparing average wages to mortgage repayments. Warrington was placed in seventh position with the average monthly salary in Warrington listed at A 1,799 and average monthly mortgage repayments standing at A 721. Comment?
6 min ago | via Albany Times Union
With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. That's because a healthy job gain would provide one of the final pieces of evidence the Fed needs to start raising interest rates from record lows on Sept. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Arizona Republic
Three members of a Scottsdale family are accused of orchestrating a $1.3 million real-estate scheme targeting Fannie Mae. Scottsdale family arrested in $1.3M Fannie Mae fraud case Three members of a Scottsdale family are accused of orchestrating a $1.3 million real-estate scheme targeting Fannie Mae. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Gleaner
As 2015 cycled towards its midpoint, companies and household reduced demand for bank loans, this despite a reduction in lending rates for most products, the central bank reports. Personal loans, however, were more expensive and demand for credit in that category dropped by more than 50 per cent year-on-year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via UnionLeader.com
Clients have recently asked "Do we need 20 percent down to purchase a home?" I have good news. Comment?
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