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Sales of new homes plunged to a record low in January, underscoring the formidable challenges facing the housing industry as it tries to recover from the worst slump in decades. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that new home sales dropped 11.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted...
02/24/2010
Here is a good "primer" video for home buyers on mortgage rates..... _____________________________________________________________________ As Exclusive Buyer Agents - we provide expert research and negotiation for home buyers and investors in the Chicago area. Unlike "buyer agents" - we are speci...
02/23/2010
Waukegan IL will receive $850,000 in federal stimulus funds to buy, rehab and resell foreclosed properties. The money is distributed through Lake County as part of a national allocation. Overall, Lake County will receive about $4.6 million in federal funds for the program. Nearly a third, or abou...
02/18/2010
As the market moves forward one of the most competitive conventional programs currently available is Fannie Mae's Home Path.   Just close on a Fannie-Mae owned home between January 28 and April 30, 2010.   Buyers purchasing properties listed on the HomePath site that are closed within this period...
02/17/2010
My company has profiles of 77 community areas in Chicago - and 13,000 buildings, including floor plans, photos, maps and declarations. As a Real Estate company that only represents buyers - never sellers - unlike other agents - we are 100% on the buyer's side... 100% of the time.   Some of the co...
02/17/2010
A little more info on my recent post....  Newly revised for 2010, HUD's latest publication related to buying a home is titled, "Shopping for Your Home Loan: HUD's Settlement Cost Booklet." It is a must-read for anyone who will be buying a home in 2010 (or beyond). In spite of the title, the bookl...
02/02/2010
As a Buyer - Do You Know About Exclusive Buyer Agents? (Hint - they work only for buyers - never for sellers) Here is a nice clip from CNN that covers the many conflicts of interest that can exist if you don't make sure the agent you hire will work only for you. If you are a home buyer or investo...
02/02/2010
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released an updated version of a booklet that's intended to help consumers comparison-shop for a mortgage. Much of the 49-page publication, "Shopping for Your Home Loan: HUD's Settlement Cost Booklet," is devoted to the new standardized G...
12/17/2009
Finally - the goverment gets around to doing what i proposed that they should do 2-3 years ago......  I've been saying it till I'm blue in the face..... (prices are inversely related to rates - period - and any other fix is a band-aid) -- rates have to come down in order for prices to stabiblize ...
12/03/2009
A rising proportion of fixed-rate home loans made to people with good credit are sinking into foreclosure, adding to concerns about the strength of the economic recovery.   Driven by rising unemployment, such loans accounted for nearly 33 percent of new foreclosures last quarter. That compares wi...
11/19/2009
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