Olive-Branch Real Estate News
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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?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Daily Herald
The strong summer housing market continued in July as home sales and median prices posted robust gains while the time it took to sell a home declined, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. In the nine-county Chicago region, home sales, which include single-family homes and condominiums, totaled 12,384 in July, an increase of 9.6 percent from the 11,298 sales in the same month last year. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | 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?
Saturday Aug 8 | via WTAX-AM Springfield
The Belleville News Democrat reports the housing agency received $30 million from the federal government to help those wanting to buy homes in ten Illinois counties. The housing agency says those who qualify may receive $7,500 in down-payment assistance with an interest rate that could be as low as 4.1 percent for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage. Comment?
42 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Mortgage rates were just barely higher today, greatly decreasing the momentum in a now 3-day losing streak. The timing of these movements is important as it relates to Freddie Mac's widely disseminated mortgage rate report. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
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Jul 6, 2015 | via FreedomWorks
Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center. Comment?
1 min ago | via Business Journal
Foreclosure rates for home mortgages in North Carolina and its Triangle region have declined to less than one-third of the number of homes that were in some stage of the foreclosure process at the Triangle mortgage crisis peak in 2012, according to a review of data from property research firm CoreLogic. North Carolina's foreclosure rate dropped to 0.76 percent in June, compared to 0.93 percent the year prior, according to CoreLogic's most recent report. Comment?
2 min ago | via American Banker
Walter Investment Management has received approval from Freddie Mac to hold the mortgage servicing rights on $3.3 billion in residential mortgage loans. From Beijing to Paris to Dublin, peer-to-peer lending is blossoming. Comment?
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