remax: NEW SHORT SALE GUIDELINES TO AVOID FORECLOSURES - 07/19/10 05:45 AM
 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
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remax: HAMPSHIRE ILLINOIS CASA DE AERO AIRPARK HOME WITH A LARGE HANGAR FOR YOUR AIRCRAFT - 06/04/10 08:22 AM

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remax: SHORT SALE INCENTIVE PROGRAM BEGINS 4/5/10-HAFA- HOME AFFORDABLE FORECLOSURE ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM - 03/12/10 06:13 AM
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)

remax: SCHAUMBURG, STREAMWOOD, ROSELLE REALTOR MARKET SHARE GRAPHS FOR COMPARISON-JUST RELEASED - 02/11/10 04:35 AM
Roselle/Keeneyville (172)Schaumburg (193)Streamwood (107)
This may help you decide which company to hire to sell or buy your next home.
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remax: JUST RELEASED-LATEST NORTHWEST SUBURBAN REALTOR MARKET SHARE GRAPHS FOR YOUR COMPARISON - 02/11/10 04:12 AM
 
When it is time to sell or buy a home, use an experienced Re/Max Realtor.
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remax: JUST RELEASED-LATEST DUPAGE COUNTY REALTOR MARKET SHARE GRAPHS FOR YOUR COMPARISON - 02/11/10 04:07 AM
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remax: JUST RELEASED-THE LATEST REALTOR MARKET SHARE GRAPHS FOR KANE COUNTY - 02/11/10 04:01 AM
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remax: BARRINGTON AREA REALTOR MARKET SHARE GRAPHS FOR COMPARISON - 02/11/10 03:55 AM
The latest data has just been released for your information.
Barrington Area (10)
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remax: WEATHERSFIELD, TIMBERCREST, PARK SAINT CLAIR,SPRING COVE AND SHEFFIELD SCHAUMBURG HOMEBUYERS-HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT QUESTIONS ANSWERED HERE - 02/09/10 08:33 AM
Still have questions about the homebuyer tax credit? IRS answers them here.
Still have questions about the homebuyer tax credit? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers this helpful Q&A on the homebuyer tax credit for homes purchased in 2009 or 2010. The IRS also just released Tax Tip 2010-27, "Seven Important Facts about Claiming the First-Time Homebuyer Credit."
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remax: NEW 2010 FHA MORTGAGE CHANGES FROM HUD-STILL A GREAT WAY TO BUY.... - 01/22/10 08:51 AM
HUD NEWS
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Shaun Donovan, Secretary
Office of Public Affairs, Washington , DC 20410
HUD No. 10-016 FOR RELEASE
Melanie Roussell Wednesday
http://www.hud.gov/news/index.cfm
 
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)

remax: NEW FANNIE MAE GUIDELINES WITH STRICTER RATIOS MAY MAKE IT HARDER TO BUY YOUR NEXT HOME... - 12/16/09 02:32 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.....    bob@realtybob.com   or 847-230-7303  and I will put my 25 years Realtor experience to work for … (0 comments)

remax: NEW 43 PAGE DIRECTIVE-HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS-MAKING HOMES AFFORDABLE-FORECLOSURE ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUR SCHAUMBURG, STREAMWOOD, HOFFMAN ESTATES, BARRINGTON, SOUTH BARRINGTON, ROSELLE AND CHICAGOLAND SUBURB HOMES - 12/11/09 03:06 AM
https://www.hmpadmin.com/portal/docs/hamp_servicer/sd0909.pdf  This link will take you to some helpful information and your foreclosure alternatives, from a directive just released and being passed out by the Board of Realtors to Realtors in Schaumburg, Streamwood, Hoffman Estates, Roselle, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Barrington, Barrington Hills, South Barrington, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale, Elk Grove, Algonquin, Dundee, Elgin, Elk Grove and all the Chicagoland suburb homes.
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remax: Housing market stabilizing, according to Fed Chairman at May 5th meeting - 05/06/09 04:33 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)

remax: #1 Realtor and #1 Realty Office for Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates - 02/25/09 03:14 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.
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remax: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009-details to save you money! - 02/21/09 08:30 AM
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
 
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>
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remax: The Stimulis Bill and Real Estate - 02/16/09 05:08 AM
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remax: BARRINGTON AREA WATERFRONT PROPERTIES TO LIVE YOUR DREAM! - 12/22/08 04:54 AM
Click on this link to see some great Barrington area waterfront homes and property. Call me with any questions or to see any. Get your kayaks and canoes ready!http://mredllc-pdf.connectmls.com/servlet/PdfDownload?pdfFile=report-c2940d9d7.pdf
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remax: Streamwood Homes Avoid Foreclosure-SLMP-Streamlined Loan Modification Program - 12/16/08 07:50 AM
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE STREAMLINED MODIFICATION PROGRAM
Q: What is a modification?


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)

remax: SLMP-Streamlined Loan Modification Program-Questions and Answers - 12/16/08 07:47 AM
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE STREAMLINED MODIFICATION PROGRAM
Q: What is a modification?


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)

remax: Streamwood Real Estate Market Sales Data from Last 12 Months - 12/08/08 04:04 AM
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