raymond kennedy: Score for the little guy! No more Dual Tracking on Foreclosures. - 01/19/13 07:12 AM
New Federal Guidelines Prohibit Dual Tracking on Foreclosures  New guidelines stipulating that banks and servicer's are prohibited from "Dual Tracking" on foreclosures as well as other guidelines giving homeowners a fighting chance to avoid a judicial foreclosure in Illinois. CNNMoney published an article breaking down these new rules and guidelines implemented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. These new guidelines are not specific to only Illinois but for the purposes of this article, I am going to concentrate on Illinois since different states have different laws and are affected differently. 
CFPB Director Richard Cordray says "the new rules are aimed at trying … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Brook Hills Subdivision Homes For Sale in Orland Park - 12/15/12 11:28 AM
Brook Hills Subdivision of Orland Park Illionis Brook Hills Subdivision is located at the Southwest corner of Orland Park. Brook Hills subdivsion consists both single family homes with various styles, price ranges from $250,000 to $350,000 and townhouses on the east side with prices ranging from $190,000 to $220,000. Brook Hills subdivision was built in the early 1990's which included 1 story ranch homes, 2 story homes, step ranch homes, split level homes among other style homes. Some of the common features are generous sized lots, brick exteriors, combination of 2 to 3 car garages and a basement. The square footage … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Orland Park IL Real Estate Market Report For Nov. 2012 - 12/13/12 11:00 AM

November 2012 Orland Park Market Report Let's take a look at what has happened over the past few years in Orland Park. In Nov. 2012 Orland Park the average price was $311,792 which is up from Nov. 2011 with an average price of $289,950. With the exception of an odd spike in Nov. 2010 the average and median prices are pretty consistent since Nov. 2009.
What does this mean for Orland Park Real Estate prices? Looking at the average and median prices for Orland Park over the last four years you would think there were almost no change. Unfortunately this … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Oak Forest Short Sale In Forestview Hills - 12/10/12 03:52 PM

15324 Orchard Ln. Oak Forest IL 60452, Oak Forest Short Sale We just listed another Oak Forest short sale in Forestview Hills subdivision. This is a great opportunity for a buyer looking for a great updated 2 story 4 bedroom Oak Forest homes for sale. These homeowners put a lot of updates into this property and some of the features include brick exterior, hardwood floors, granite kitchen counter-tops, custom cabinets in the ktichen, hardwood floors through-out, cathedral ceilings, large windows with plent of natural light. The location on this Oak Forest single family home for sale is in an ideal … (4 comments)

raymond kennedy: Frankfort Illinois Distressed Property Report For Nov. 2012 - 12/10/12 01:43 PM
Market Report for Frankfort Illinois | November 2012 Distressed Sales ReportIt's that time again, the time to report November 2012's sale statistics for Frankfort Illinois. To help illustrate the pie chart about Frankfort total sales for both detached single family homes and attached single family homes totaled 32. Of those 32 total sales 22% of them were distressed. I am happy to see that short sales are still out numbering the bank owned foreclosures. This tells me that homeowners in Frankfort Illinois are learning that short sales are a better option for homeowners today and there are far more benefits to … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Follow Rudolphs Bright Red Nose to Tinley Park For Reindeer Games - 12/09/12 12:57 PM
"Rudolph the red nose raindeer, had a very shiny nose, and if you ever saw him, you would even say it glows. All of the other reaindeer, use to use to laugh and call him names. They never let poor Rudolph join in any reindeer games."
Well guess what you and your family could come and join Rudolph at Bettenhausen Recreation Center and help get Rudolph into shape before his big night on Chritmas Eve with a lot of fun fitness activitives. I promised the other reindeer will not laugh and call you names and will allow you to play. 
Every … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Enjoy the readings of Mrs. Clause in Tinley Park - 12/09/12 12:46 PM

Tinley Park Holiday Event Wth Mrs. Claus Some of the most memorable events as a kid during the Christmas season was the many many stories. Stories like it "Rudolf The Red Nose Reindeer", "Frosty The Snow Man", "The Grinch", "Twas The Night Before Christmas", "A Christmas Story" just to name a few common ones. 
This year you can visit Mrs. Claus herself for a whole hour of holiday stories and fun. Bring your family, blanket, holiday spirits and help create more memories. This event will be located at the recreation center in Tinley Park Illinois from 6pm to 7pm on … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: Dinner With Santa - Mokena IL - Aurelio's Hosts Dinner - 12/06/12 02:48 PM
Two of my favorite things, Pizza and Santa, who can argue with that? A tradition that never gets old, dinner with Santa. As a kid I remember going every year to breakfast with Santa and it's wonderful to see the tradition continue.
Dec. 12 2012 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm Santa will be visiting Aurellios Pizza in Mokena. Aurelliios is a very popular restaurant known for their pizza. They do however have a variety of items on their menu so if you don't have the taste for Pizza, you do have other options.
Some of my favorite moments in my childhood were … (1 comments)

raymond kennedy: Don't Forget About Frosty - Orland Park Contest - 12/06/12 01:56 PM
Orland Park Snowman Building ContestAs a kid what was your favorite part of December and Christmas? There was so much I can't pinpoint one thing. Remember snowball fights, ice skating, sledding, snow forts, Christmas decorating, less school work and parties, snow days, Christmas vacation, opening presents, the anticipation of Christmas morning and of course don't forget Frosty. Building the biggest and sometimes craziest snowman on the block. As much fun as that was a big part of that was warming up to hot chocolate with marshmallows. In a perfect world I would transform to a 10 year old every December. The next … (0 comments)

raymond kennedy: A Christmas Carol in Orland Park IL 60467 - 12/06/12 01:15 PM
Christmas Carol Performance in Orland Park Illinois - It is that time of year again, the time for cheer, the time for joy, the time for family and friends, the time to remember what is important and why we all work so hard. The time to see our childrens face light up with joy and excitement.
Orland Park Theatre Troupe is spreading the Christmas Spirit by preformaning a life show of the Christmas Carol. This will be held at the Civic Center in Orland Park on 14750 Ravinia Ave. I have listed the days and times below.
We have all seen … (3 comments)

raymond kennedy: 11632 Diamond Ct. Frankfort IL 60423 | Cobblestone Walk Home For Sale - 12/04/12 12:12 PM
Luxury 4000 square foot 4bd Frankfort Home For Sale located at 11632 Diamond Ct. Frankfort IL 60423. Exceptional value for this cusotm built 2 Story four bedroom Frankfort Home located in sought after Cobblestone Walk subdivision. Cobbelstone Walk is South of Laraway Rd. and west of Wolf Rd. in a high end luxury subdivision. This Frankfort home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops, high-end appliances, custom cherry cabinets, beautiful brazillian cherry hardwood floors, main level office includes a wet bar and wine cooler, large master bath with his and her sinks, whirlpool tub, separate shower and an … (1 comments)

raymond kennedy: Romeoville Short Sale Sold - 500 Lemoyne Ave. Romeoville IL 60446 - 12/02/12 01:27 PM
Romeoville Townhouse Sold | Wells Fargo & BMO Harris Short Sale
We just closed on another Wells Fargo Short Sale and BMO Harris Short Sale in Romeoville IL. Our homeowners can now move on with their lives knowing they will not be responsible for the remaining balance and can possibly purchase another home much sooner than if their home went through a judicial foreclosure in Illinois.
Wells Fargo Short SalesI have been helping homeowners with Short Sales for many years and one of the most common servicers / banks I encounter is Wells Fargo. Since this company is one of … (0 comments)

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