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schaumburg: NEW SHORT SALE GUIDELINES TO AVOID FORECLOSURES - 07/19/10 12:45 PM
NAR's Short Sales Information Resource HAFA Brochure HAFA FAQ Treasury Department Guidelines and Forms For help with and questions about buying or selling a home in the Northwest Suburbs, call Realtor / Broker-AssociateBob Brandt Re/Max Suburban847-230-730325 years of local Real Estate Experience in the Schaumburg area (0 comments)
schaumburg: SHORT SALE INCENTIVE PROGRAM BEGINS 4/5/10-HAFA- HOME AFFORDABLE FORECLOSURE ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM - 03/12/10 02:13 PM
Short sale incentive program begins April 5. The Obama Administration's Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) takes effect April 5. HAFA, will help homeowners who are unable to retain their home under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), by providing incentives for short sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure rather than foreclosure.This program will help many Chicagoland homeowners, homebuyers, homesellers and Realtors.For more information and real estate assistance from a local REMAX Realtor with 25 years experience in Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Roselle, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Wayne, South Barrington, Barrington, Elk Grove and surrounding areas, give Bob Brandt at Re/Max (0 comments)
FHA Announces Policy Changes to Address Risk and Strengthen Finances New Measures Will Help FHA Better Manage Risk, While Maintaining Support for the Housing Market and Access for Underserved Communities WASHINGTON - Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner David Stevens today announced a set of policy changes to strengthen the FHA's capital reserves, while enabling the agency to continue to fulfill its mission to provide access to homeownership (0 comments)
schaumburg: NEW FANNIE MAE GUIDELINES WITH STRICTER RATIOS MAY MAKE IT HARDER TO BUY YOUR NEXT HOME... - 12/16/09 10:32 AM
NEW FANNIE MAE GUIDELINES WITH STRICTER RATIOS-BUYING YOUR NEXT HOME MAY BE HARDER. https://www.efanniemae.com/sf/guides/duguides/pdf/current/rndodu80.pdfHere are the new rules that lenders will be following on Fannie Mae loans.It is usually a great idea to get pre-qualified before you venture out to look into the cold to look at homes.For help with this or any home buying questions in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs like Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Roselle, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Bartlett, Barrington, South Barrington, Elk Grove, Dundee, Palatine and surrounding areas-just give me a call or email..... firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-230-7303 and I will put my 25 years Realtor experience to work for (0 comments)
schaumburg: Housing market stabilizing, according to Fed Chairman at May 5th meeting - 05/06/09 11:33 AM
The housing market, which has been in decline for three years, has also shown some signs of bottoming. Sales of existing homes have been fairly stable since late last year, and sales of new homes have firmed a bit recently, though both remain at depressed levels. Although some of the boost to sales in the market for existing homes is likely coming from foreclosure-related transactions, the increased affordability of homes appears to be contributing more broadly to the steadying in the demand for housing. In particular, the average interest rate on conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgages has dropped almost 1-3/4 percentage points (0 comments)
schaumburg: #1 Realtor and #1 Realty Office for Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates - 02/25/09 11:14 AM
Our Re/Max office consistently comes in as the winner in the Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates market, due to the many hard working top agents with years of experience.The report is readily available to all the members of the MLS and looks something like the individual agent report below which shows who has been the number 1 agent in Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates for the last 2 months. (0 comments)
H.R. 1, the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," passed the House on February 13, 2009, by a vote of 246 - 184. Later that day, the Senate also passed the bill by a vote of 60 - 38. The President signed the bill on February 17, 2009. The bill is a $780 billion package, with roughly 35% of the package devoted to tax cuts (mostly for 2009) and the rest to spending intended to occur in 2009 and 2010. View how the U.S. House of Representatives voted>View how the U.S. Senate voted> (0 comments)
schaumburg: Schaumburg Waterfront Homes to Enjoy! Live your Dream! Vacation at Home! - 12/22/08 01:17 PM
Click here to see the Schaumburg Waterfront/Waterview homes. Call me if you wish to schedule a personalized viewing or if you have any real estate questions. I have been a Schaumburg Realtor for 24 years and am an Accredited Buyer's Representitive. http://mredllc-pdf.connectmls.com/servlet/PdfDownload?pdfFile=report-2a0dada74.pdf (0 comments)
A: A modification is a change to the original mortgage terms. It may include a change to the product (an ARM to a fixed rate mortgage), interest rate, amortization term and maturity date, and/or unpaid principal balance. The change/s is made to create a more affordable payment for the borrower. Q: What is a streamlined modification?
A: A streamlined modification is a modification that requires less documentation and less processing. In this case, the streamlined modification seeks to create a monthly mortgage payment that (0 comments)
schaumburg: Illinois School Report Cards-Which school is right for your family? - 11/25/08 05:34 PM
Interactive Illinois School Report Cards-What school is best for your child? What school district do you want? I can even narrow down your search to homes that go to only a certain school and then email you home listings with inside pictures, room sizes taxes etc....This site is great for comparing Illinois schools.......http://iirc.niu.edu/ (0 comments)
schaumburg: Illinois Real Estate and Mortgage Consumer Brochures- to keep you informed - 11/19/08 10:14 AM
10 Facts You Should Know about Today's Illinois Real Estate Markets (Item #1019) - Inform your clients about 10 quick facts they should know about today's local markets. Are You Having Problems Paying Your Mortgage? Learn How to Avoid Foreclosure and Keep Your Home (Item #1013) - Understand risky mortgages that can lead to foreclosure, counseling resources for consumers and benefits of using a REALTOR®. Buying a Condominium? Do Your Homework First (Item #1011) - Highlights issues buyers should be familiar with before buying a condo including physical management, assessments, fees and condo association rules. Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Understanding the New Law Requiring Installation (Item (0 comments)
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