The Illinois Hardest Hit Program, which provides financial assistance to qualifying homeowners who are having trouble making their mortgage payments because they have lost their job or are underemployed, has helped approximately 4,000 Illinois homeowners so far, according to an article in the State Journal-Register.
The housing recovery continues as July existing home sales reported by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) were up 10.4 percent compared to July 2011, and up sequentially from June 2012 by 2.3 percent.
It might not be warranted, but you won't get far without it. Don't bother going to that meeting or reading that book unless you can momentarily assume the message comes from a place of goodwill and generosity.
On Tuesday, August 28th, the Case-Shiller Composite Home Price Indices for June will be released. Zillow predicts that the 20-City Composite Home Price Index (non-seasonally adjusted [NSA]) will be up by 0.3 percent on a year-over-year basis, while the 10-City Composite Home Price Index (NSA) will be flat on a year-over-year basis.
Who are you? Do I trust you? Am I afraid of it? Will this work for me? Who says it's important? What will my peers think? These are all variations of one complicated thread: how will this process make me...
Michael Pierson and Chris Eigel, principals of Chicago real estate firm Prudential Rubloff Properties, have announced the addition of Melinda Jakovich and her her team to the brokerage's Magnificent Mile office.
Most people don't care enough to make a difference. Most people aren't going to buy that new thing you're selling. Most people are afraid to take action. Most people are too self-involved to do the generous work you're hoping for....
A study by quality control and assurance company Quality Mortgage Services shows that the percentage of misrepresentation on mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration declined 40% in 2011 from the prior year.