Elgin Real Estate News
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Thursday Apr 20 | via Daily Herald
Seniors and their adult children are taking interest in a series of free Home-selling Workshops for Seniors that American Fidelity Mortgage Services and RE/MAX Action, both in Lombard, have offered since late 2016 in conjunction with an attorney, home inspector and moving expert. The next workshop is scheduled for May 18 at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 18 | via The Legal Record
The second Night at the Museum Children's Party will be held from 6:30-8:30 April 21 at the DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley, Wheaton. What were the causes and consequences of the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis that contributed to the deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s? Steven W. Kuehl, economic development and Wisconsin state director for the community development and policy studies division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will share his insights on economic development, the Community Reinvestment Act , fair lending laws and consumer banking regulations. Comment?
Mar 20, 2017 | via Daily Herald
Centro de Informacion opened its doors to help Elgin's immigrant community 45 years ago Tuesday, and it's needed more than ever, co-founder and Executive Director Jaime Garcia says. The agency at 28 N. Grove Ave. in downtown Elgin has a staff of 15 serving a largely Spanish-speaking clientele but also immigrants from Poland, India, China and others. Comment?
Mar 18, 2017 | via Daily Herald
That's what prompted Marshall Wright, who had been stocking store shelves for Coca-Cola, to switch careers. He enrolled in Elgin Community College's truck driving program and, four months later, he left with his commercial driver's license. Comment?
Mar 12, 2017 | via Credit.com
That's according to research from economists who studied families with children who moved to different counties from 1996 through 2012. The effect is especially pronounced for low-income families, according to the paper from Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren, economists from Stanford University and Harvard University, respectively. Comment?
Friday Apr 21 | via Chicago Tribune
Chicago home sales and prices rebounded strongly in March from a surprisingly sluggish February, just in time for the all-important spring housing season. Chicago home sales and prices rebounded strongly in March from a surprisingly sluggish February, just in time for the all-important spring housing season. Comment?
Friday Apr 21 | via US News & World Report
In most cases, you don't have to pay federal taxes on interest from muni bonds, as they are now, and generally they are also exempt from state and local taxes. The higher your tax bracket, the more attractive these funds are to an investor, says Alan Schankel, a municipal bond strategist with Janney Montgomery Scott. Comment?
Monday Apr 17 | via USA Today
Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2pteDh7 Alabama: This 100-year-old one-bedroom cottage in New Market is rumored to have been the first doctor's office, and one of the first post offices in northern Alabama. Alaska: This three-bedroom house in Palmer is listed on the National Historic Register and is an original 1935 Matanuska Colony house. Comment?
Friday Apr 14 | via Chicago Tribune
State Sen. Daniel Biss waits to take the podium during Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield on Aug. 20, 2015. State Sen. Daniel Biss waits to take the podium during Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield on Aug. 20, 2015. Comment?
Thursday Apr 13 | via Credit.com
Mortgage debt is rising fast. Nationwide, the average balance owed on a mortgage is $196,014, up 2.5% from the year prior and 6.4% from nine years ago. Comment?
16 min ago | via 680News
A sign advertises a new home for sale in Carleton Place, Ont., on March 17, 2015. A 15-per-cent non-resident speculation tax proposed by the Ontario government Thursday forms a key plank in the province's plan to cool the hot housing market in its southern cities. Comment?
16 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
On April 18, 2017, America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. was notified by Bankers Trust Company that the Bank had received the commitment of another lender to participate in the Credit Agreement dated May 14, 2015, as amended, between the Partnership and the Bank. As a result of such participation, in accordance with Section 2.1 of the Credit Agreement, the maximum principal amount of the Line of Credit is now $50 million, representing an increase of $10 million. Comment?
18 min ago | via Reuters
CHICAGO, April 24 Fitch Ratings has placed the ratings of Ocwen Financial Corporation and its wholly-owned, primary operating subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC on Rating Watch Negative. The entities have a long-term Issuer Default Rating of 'B-'. Comment?
22 min ago | via Bloomberg
China's non-performing loans have stabilized and the pressure from capital outflows has eased as the nation's economic recovery takes hold, said Deputy Central Bank Governor Yi Gang. "NPLs are getting pretty much stabilized after a long time of climbing," Yi said at the International Finance & Infrastructure Forum at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York. Comment?
24 min ago | via West Seattle Blog
After big pushback to proposed regulations last year , the City Council is ready to consider a revised set of rules for people who rent short-term via Airbnb , VRBO , and similar services, as well as potential bed-and-breakfast operators. The legislation would establish a new definition for "short-term rental" as a type of lodging use and establish standards for short-term rentals, including a limit on the number of dwelling units that an individual may operate as a short-term rental. Comment?
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