North Chicago Real Estate News
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Tuesday Nov 15 | via Curbed
It's no secret that renters across the country are struggling to pay rent , but what about those looking to purchase a home? For many, purchasing a home may be a better option than renting as the monthly mortgage check builds equity instead of lining a landlord's pocket. However, a new study from HSH Associates shows that Chicagoans will have to earn over $60,000 per year to be able to afford a mortgage. Comment?
Oct 13, 2016 | via Daily Herald
Anyone underwater on their mortgage or worried about foreclosure can learn about new options for homeowners at a presentation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, off Hook Drive west of Route 83. Two new forgivable loan assistance programs can help homeowners stabilize their mortgage. I-Refi provides up to $50,000 to eliminate negative equity caused by the economic downturn, while the Hardest Hit Fund offers up to $35,000 to homeowners working toward regaining employment and financial stability. Comment?
Oct 5, 2016 | via Daily Herald
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam is calling Hillary Clinton's plan to provide free college tuition to middle-class families "a unicorn." His Democratic opponent in the Nov. 8 election -- Amanda Howland of Lake Zurich -- also has serious doubts about the proposal from her party's presidential nominee. Comment?
Sep 7, 2016 | via Business Wire
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Aug 9, 2016 | via Curbed
When it comes to living in an urban environment, a lot of fuss these days is made over a given area's walkability. While buying a home in a vibrant, amenity-rich neighborhood with a reduced dependency on automobiles for trips is a perk that is understandably coveted by millennials and boomers alike, to what extent does increased walkability translate to higher real estate prices in places like Chicago? Redfin compiled data from its affiliated company Walk Score to find out. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 7 | via The Capitol Fax Blog
Businessman Chris Kennedy is interviewing potential pollsters and consultants as he moves toward a possible 2018 gubernatorial run, sources close to Kennedy told POLITICO Illinois. Kennedy, son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, has increased his public profile since the spring and has publicly discussed the possibility of running for governor - without making commitments. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 30 | via Switched
A bank is granting free money to help you with a down payment on a house! It sounds too good to be true, but it actually is true. Here are the details. Comment?
Monday Nov 28 | via National Mortgage News
Home buying in the Chicago area plunged sharply in October, continuing a downward trend in sales that began over the summer. In October sales fell 6.3 percent in the Chicago metropolitan area compared with a year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday by Illinois Realtors. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 23 | via Bureau County Republican
A drop in the number of homes on the market and a typical seasonal slowdown helped drive Illinois home sales lower in October, even as median home prices continued to post solid annual gains, according to Illinois REALTORS. Statewide home sales in October 2016 totaled 12,469 homes sold, down 5.4 percent from 13,186 in October 2015. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 22 | via 95Q
November 22 - A drop in the number of homes on the market and a typical seasonal slowdown helped drive Illinois home sales lower in October even as median home prices continued to post solid annual gains, according to Illinois REALTORS. Statewide home sales in October 2016 totaled 12,469 homes sold, down 5.4 percent from 13,186 in October 2015. Comment?
25 min ago | via Texarkana Gazette
U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out of the post-election rally, including health care companies and makers of household goods. Comment?
50 min ago | via The Advocate
August's flood has thrown the tax schedule off kilter, and property owners could face a more confusing process to square their government dues during the approaching tax filing season. After the federal disaster was declared, local tax assessors were required to recheck the value of property in flooded parishes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Yorkton This Week & Enterprise
The charred remains of the home where five-year-old Quinn Butt died on April 24, 2016, is seen in this December 9, 2016, handout photo. Trent Spencer Butt faces charges of first degree murder and arson. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Trinidad Guardian
Single mom, Cheryl Alexander, lived with her four children in a small house in Jacob's Hill, Wallerfield blocked around with plywood and galvanise sheets. She bought puzzles and other toys for the children and thought they would sit on the floor and play with them. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to the following bonds expected to be issued on behalf of Miami Jewish Health System, Inc. : The bonds are secured by a pledge of gross revenues and a mortgage on certain property of the obligated group and a debt service reserve fund. WIDE ARRAY OF ELDERLY SERVICES: Miami Jewish provides a unique array of services for the elderly, drawing from a fairly geographically limited service area in Miami-Dade County. Comment?
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