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  The City of Chicago's and Chicagoland Housing Market is Gaining Strength        Back in January of this year, a report from Standard and Poor's/Case-Shiller showed that Chicago and the Chicagoland Suburbs housing market was "lagging behind" other U.S. metropolitan cities as it related to the ho...
  Questions and Attention to Detail Make for Successful Mortgage Closings   "It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen" ...  John Wooden               As of late, I've been blessed with some very intelligent and engaged Mortgage clients.  From our very first com...
  What Helps a Chicagoland Appraisal and its Comparables Survive the Scrutiny of Underwriting?      Mention the words Appraisal and Underwriting together in the same sentence these days  and you likely better stand back.  The reaction you receive could be fast and furious!      In Mortgage Lendin...
 2nd Installment of Will County (IL) Property Tax Payments Due September 3rd, 2013        The Second Installment of Will County Property Tax Payment is due on September 3rd, 2013. Payments of your Second Installment Will County Property Taxes can be paid in a variety of ways: Pay in Person at a W...
  Tackling Millennial Student-Loan Debt: Getting on Track to Buy a Home in Chicagoland       Being the father of two Millennial-age sons, I can tell you from personal experience ... this age group is facing some serious financial issues.  For one, student-loan debt.  It's much higher than ours wa...
  Should a Simple Repair Needed on a Property Kill a Deal?       In quite a few of my recent Mortgage transactions, I've seen Appraisal Reports where the Appraiser has commented that the condition of the REO property (foreclosed) they are viewing has been "Less than ideal". In each instance, the ...
  Fall Means Football! Here are the Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210 2013 Varsity Football Schedules               Nothing says Fall like football ...       And the Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210, serving the  New Lenox,  Frankfort,  Mokena,  and  Manhattan  comm...
  These Words Will Strike Fear in the Heart of Your Chicagoland Mortgage Lender:  "Let's Go Shopping!"        As we often do, my wife and I watched an episode or two of shows on HGTV last night.  "Property Virgins" was on.  The episode we saw revolved around a young cute couple, Ed and Courtney. ...
   August is National Immunizations Awareness Month in Will County & Chicagoland       August is National Immunizations Awareness Month.  It serves to bring attention to one of the most important tasks parents and guardians in  Will County  and Chicagoland must carry-out at this time of the year ...
  Mokena School District 159 Students Heading Back to Class for School Year 2013-2014                  School will be back in session soon for children attending Mokena School District 159 schools.  The first day of the 2013-2014 school year is slated for August 21, 2013.  (For a full school year...

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