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2010 

Dawn Zurick | O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus | 847-287-1148 236 Forestview Drive, Crystal Lake, IL Newer 2003 modular home built on premium lot. 3BR/2BA Manufactured offered at $129,900 Year Built 2003 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 3 Covered spaces Lo...
01/28/2010
In the state of Illinois... This press release from IAR highlights some good numbers among all the bad news.  The good: "December 2009 were up 20.1 percent, totaling 8,197 homes sold compared to December 2008 sales of 6,823 homes, marking the fourth consecutive month of year-over-year sales incre...
01/25/2010
Homes for Sale in Venetian Gardens, (Fox River Grove, Illinois http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/reb/1568320391.html House for Sale in Oakbrook Estates (Crystal Lake, Illinois ) http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/reb/1568316456.html http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/reb/1568265129.html House for S...
01/24/2010
Our (Illinois) AG is part of this group.  The full report is published at many sites, the first one to come up on google is here. Here's an article summing up the report: State AGs predict uptick in home foreclosures this year The State Foreclosure Prevention Working Group, made of AGs and state ...
01/21/2010
Information from IAR weekly update: The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is expected to announce major changes to its program this week in an effort to build up its capital reserves, according to NAR. FHA will be looking to improve loan quality, increase mortgage insurance premiums and change...
01/20/2010
McHenry County has a new site and with it a new link to the county foreclosure list.  The list seems to be more updated than the old scan-and-post lists. Every Thursday, at 10am there a sheriffs in McHenry county. The following link is a list of properties that will be auctioned to the highest bi...
01/19/2010
This chart I found on a blog from Philly shows how the top four states stack up against the rest of the country.      Illinois is number four in total numbers, but number seven per capita. See the November 09 numbers in this previous blog post. --- We subscribe to RealtyTrac and are the exclusive...
01/18/2010
More RealtyTrac numbers on Illinois as reported by the Tribune: 131,132 homes received a foreclosure filling in 2009 about 1 in every 40 homes received a filing This a 32% increase over 2008 fillings See the November 09 numbers in this previous blog post. --- We subscribe to RealtyTrac and are th...
01/15/2010
Dawn Zurick, our top agent at O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus is now SFR certified.  She completed the course when it first came out early last year and then took all the available webinars in December.  She is also e-PRO and GRI certified and working towards ABR certification this year.  
01/14/2010
Illinois is sitting at #7 according to this Bankrate.com article which probably gets these numbers from RealtyTrac.  Also from RealtyTrac, in Illinois there were 16,422 properties getting foreclosure notices (at least 3 months behind on mortgage payments) in November 2009.  This is over a 100% in...
01/12/2010
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