Granite City Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Granite City, IL continually updated from thousands of sources.
Aug 15, 2016 | via RiverBender.com
Mayor Brant Walker joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Granite City Mayor Ed Hagnauer and Justine Petersen Founder and CEO Robert Boyle for the relaunch of the Hardest Hit Fund program. The Hardest Hit Fund is a federal program that was established in February of 2010 to provide targeted aid to families in states hit hard by the economic and housing market downturn. Comment?
Apr 23, 2016 | via RiverBender.com
ALTON Bob Madewell , a Granite City native and Navy veteran, recently opened his own business, Madewell Inspections , and is eager to help his fellow citizens in all their home inspection needs. Home inspections are a crucial step in both buying and selling a home. Comment?
Saturday Jan 7 | via Inman
While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print for your perusal. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 3 | via MyBankTracker
You know the words 'credit report' and 'credit score.' You've heard that credit scores matter when it comes to getting a car loan or a mortgage. Comment?
Friday Dec 30 | via Chicago Tribune
Even though the state's housing market has not fully recovered since 2008, the Southland ended 2016 with higher prices and faster sales, authorities said. "I think we are in a positive mode," said Doug Carpenter, president of the Illinois Association of Realtors. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 21 | via Y 103
December 21 - Illinois home sales regained momentum in November statewide, while the number of sales last month dropped in Macon County. According to Illinois REALTORS, statewide home sales for November 2016 totaled 11,341 homes sold, a 14.8 percent increase from 9,881 sales in November 2015. Comment?
Dec 16, 2016 | via National Mortgage News
"The president-elect is putting practitioners in positions of leadership and I think that is a really smart move," said Edward Brady. The transition team for President-elect Donald Trump is considering several candidates to fill key spots at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Federal Housing Administration, including a homebuilder and former lender. Comment?
5 min ago | via Reuters
Note: Delayed from Tuesday due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday. OTTAWA, Jan 17 Canada's housing agency said on Tuesday it will increase its homeowner mortgage loan insurance premiums in a move that makes it marginally more expensive for borrowers to buy a home but should not materially affect the housing market. Comment?
11 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
She's known for being a Hollywood wild child, but in her new comedy, Drew Barrymore shows off a whole new side. Santa Clarita Diet is the latest comedy from Netflix, though it perhaps has more in line with Hannibal than any of their other efforts. Comment?
16 min ago | via Daily Mail
The average ten-year fixed rate is now 3.2 per cent, up from 3.12 per cent in October. Price hike: The average ten-year fixed rate mortgage deal is now 3.2 per cent, up from 3.12 per cent in October Experts expect ten-year fixed deals to get even pricier as growing confidence in the economy increases the likelihood of an interest rate rise. Comment?
16 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Declining non-interest income and a potential decline in broader markets do not bode well. WFC is still not a buy. Comment?
18 min ago | via Finance and Commerce
Cotty Lowry, left, and Tina Angell, delivered a year-end home sales report Tuesday on behalf of the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors and the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors. The event took place at Portland Tower in Minneapolis. Comment?
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