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Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate info, plus details and local info pertaining to New Lenox, the Lincoln-Way Area, Will County, the Greater Chicagoland area, Illinois and Wisconsin



          Call it the "ex-Chamber of Commerce President syndrome", but I like to get to know, comment, and promote the real estate professionals that are right here in my own backyard in Chicagoland and Illinois.  The lessons honed during my three stints as Mokena (IL) Chamber of Commerce Preside...
Judy Chapman, Koenig & Strey (Glenview ∙ Northbrook ∙ Prospect Heights ∙ Surrounding Areas) provides an excellent online seminar/blog on real estate Short Sales below.  It answers many of the basic and more detailed questions surrounding this timely topic. For those that have heard and read about...
       Do you, or a client, have a Chicagoland lending need that is a little out of the ordinary?  Something you consider "niche"?      Has finding a mortgage lender and a mortgage program in Chicagoland to address those financing needs become something like "trying to fit a round peg into a squa...
          I receive the  Keeping Current Matters  blog each day.  There are very timely mortgage and real estate topics being addressed within these posts.  But today's post, and the thoughts and facts contained within it, may be about the most timely I've seen so far ... and the most important, ...
       Here's a cold hard truth ... Buying and Selling condominiums in the current real estate market can be very challenging.             Market conditions have made condominiums harder than ever to sell in many regions of the country.  Guideline requirements have made the condominium properties...
      Tick ... tick ... tick ...      That's the sound of time slipping away on lower-priced mortgages, smaller-downpayments, lower interest rates, and cheaper closing costs.     Getting worried?     If you're a first-time buyer ... or live in a high-priced region of our country ... maybe you sh...
     All weekend long and for the next couple of days ahead ... I will be preparing for the KidsMatter Student Job Fair being held on March 23rd at the Northern Central College Campus in Naperville, IL.       I'm really psyched to be doing this Job Fair.  I think the prospect of working with som...
           Babies ... and taking good care of them ... is a very important and popular topic at our house as of late.  As I've related in past posts, my wife and I became grandparents for the first time this last fall, courtesy of our younger son and his wife.      Yesterday, we learned that our ...
                 Confused regarding the pros and cons of renting versus home buying?      Are you trying to form a list of positives and negatives for yourself concerning this issue?      Not sure if NOW is even the time for you to take either action?      CNNMoney.com  just provided some pretty ...
       What do you think of when you think of Spring?      Warmer weather .. budding trees ... plants popping up. Newborn animals ... grass turning green ... kids outside playing again ... adults out sprucing up their yards. They all come to mind.  But to me, nothing says Spring like Baseball. Th...

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