Frankfort Real Estate News
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Wednesday Oct 7 | via Patch.com
The former Cook County prosecutor was found not guilty of all criminal charges but her license was still suspended for 30 days. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan offers nine tips to residents who might have had their personal information compromised in the hack. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via FindLaw
Melinda SCHWEIHS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, successor by merger to Chase Manhattan Mortgage Company-West, formerly known as Mellon Mortgage Company; Safeguard Properties, Inc.; Todd Gonsalez; and Edilfonso Centeno, Defendants-Appellees. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via Mortgage News Daily
Even though home prices have increased in a more or less uninterrupted pattern since early 2012 a joint report form RealtyTrac and Clear Capital puts buying a home in the first quarter of 2015 at the most affordable level in two years. RealtyTrac analyzed Q1 2015 average weekly wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average condo and single-family home prices taken from publicly recorded sales deed data in 582 U.S. counties, and average interest rates for 30 year fixed rate mortgages from Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Patch.com
Capitol Fax's Rich Miller takes a look at the poll and what the results could mean for Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats in the Legislature. Looking for a new job or just a way to supplement your income? See what Patch found for you this week. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via West Australian
U.S. District Judge John Lee rejected HSBC's motion to dismiss the March 2014 lawsuit by Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago. Cook County alleged that several HSBC affiliates used sophisticated algorithms and software to steer thousands of black and Hispanic borrowers into subprime loans they often could not afford, even if they qualified for lower-cost loans. Comment?
Thursday | via MSNBC
They were one of the worst blights of the housing crisis: zombie foreclosures - abandoned homes in some state of foreclosure but not yet repossessed by banks and put up for sale. In some neighborhoods there were so many, they took up half a block. Comment?
Wednesday | 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?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Pike Press
Whitetail Properties Land Specialist Aaron Milliken has been a top authority on western Illinois hunting and farm land for years. As a realtor, his focus is solely on rural real estate and it's helped area landowners capitalize on land sales in a big way. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Patch.com
Getting all parents, teachers, and students to feel like they "own" their schools could be the key to making public education better. In one of the most insightful articles about school reform I've read in a long time, Leon Galis shares his confusion about those who are pro-voucher as well as those who are opposed to people being able to select charters over traditional public schools. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "HomeStreet, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company is engaged in real estate lending, including mortgage banking activities and retail and business banking operations and serves consumers and businesses in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. Comment?
1 hr ago | via New York Magazine
As record-breaking sales continue, the borough has become a choice, rather than a priced-out-of-Manhattan necessity and Queens is rising too. For as long as there have been rivalries, Manhattan has often been presented as the place where people would rather live, and the other boroughs honorable mentions that will do nearly as nicely. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Mecklenburg Times
A recent study by RealtyTrac reveals the best times to buy a home and close a sale transaction. The study found the best month to close on the purchase of a home is October. Comment?
1 hr ago | via ABC News
It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008. I was exhausted, mentally and emotionally drained, but I could not sit. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Washington Post
The rules that financial pros say people should follow if they want to build wealth are usually straightforward - pay your bills on time, have cash on hand for a rainy day and invest money for your future. Sounds easy enough, but for many people these milestones can feel out of reach. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Oregonian
Portland ranked dead last among about 90 metro areas in a new report analyzing the number of homes within the budget of a typical construction worker. Only 9.2 percent of area listings are affordable on the median Portland construction worker's salary of $27,000, the real estate website Zillow found. Comment?
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