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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



       Growing-up, and then later raising a family in the  Lincoln-Way Community High School District  of Chicagoland, it was our (and many others) annual ritual to make a trek to the Fall Festival held in Frankfort, IL over Labor Day weekend.  It sortof "kicked-off" the school year and was a gre...
       While reading the paper this morning, my eyes caught an article headline that read ...      "Police say mom stole daughter's identity, charged money".      You can see why my attention was drawn to the article, can't you?  Nothing seems more low or appalling than the thought of a parent ha...
          Most kids across our nation are back in school now or heading back very shortly.  For most Americans, this annual ritual represents the beginning of Fall, no matter the temperatures outside.      What lies ahead for our kids during their school year? Limitless chances to learn new thing...
     Divorce can be devastating.  With U.S. divorce rates hovering right around 49%, it's obvious that divorce and its far-reaching consequences touch many lives.      Add the present housing crisis into the upheaval experienced during divorce and you find many Americans presently experiencing a ...
       Local, State, and U.S. members of Congress announced Wednesday, August 24th, that an agreement regarding the conversion of the Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet into a veterans' medical facility had been secured.      This new agreement means that the present Emergency Room at Silver Cross H...
Extremely helpful and timely reminder fron Liz Lockhart, Century 21 Key Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO regarding HUD NAID (Name Address Identifier) expirations. She provides a great tutorial for renewals ... easily followed and understood. Hope it helps all those that handle the renewal process for t...
Not much I can add to this message by  "Housing Guru", John Mulkey.  It's a message to take to heart and learn from no matter the employ you're in, but perhaps nowhere more applicable than to our real estate industry. Adapt and learn new skills and methods ... or be left behind.  A harsh reality,...
I'm re-blogging this post of  Howard and Susan Meyers of The Hudson Company, Winnetka and North Shore, for many reasons ... First, appraisals are a huge and growing issue within mortgage processing and getting deals approved.  The more educated buyers, agents, and lenders are regarding the apprai...
       If you're the loved-one of a senior person, the topic of your senior's driving and safety probably weighs on your mind or has been a topic of discussion.      The  AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)  helps seniors face those concerns.  They've developed an 8-hour refresher cour...
          I have got to say ... I am really diggin' these new Social Media buttons  across the top of ActiveRain blog posts.      I've been "tweeting", "liking", "Google +1-ing", and "LinkedIn-ing" like crazy.  These new little tabs have made it so very easy to spread the word about great posts, ...

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