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  HUD Waives 90 Day Anti-Flipping Rule    By Brent Burns, Wintrust Mortgage Corporation, Crystal Lake Bank & Trust   HUD announced, effective February 1, 2010, that they will waive the rule that requires a seller to own a property for at least 90 days before selling to someone securing an FHA...
01/24/2010
Details of the homebuyer tax credit include: First-time buyers who have not had interest in a principal residence for three years are still eligible, and the maximum amount remains the same - $8,000 (or $4,000 for married couples filing separately). Current homeowners, who have consecutively main...
01/22/2010
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Tax Credit Ignites Early Spring Selling Season The homebuying season is starting early this year, thanks to the expanded first-time and move-up homebuyer tax credit.Typically, the busiest time for home shopping starts in March and continues through May, but this year buyers who want to take advan...
01/22/2010
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Understand first of all that there IS a difference between price and value. Price is the amount you are asking for the property. Value is buyer perceived, and this perception of value is influenced by many factors such as location, features, condition, comparison to other purchase option, etc. By...
01/20/2010
Five Tips for a Green Home  By Vicki Koeune Prudential First Realty   Eco-friendly. Carbon footprint. Global warming. Energy-efficient. These catch phrases have become part of our lexicon as we've become more aware of our impact on the environment and our role in protecting it. As a homeowner...
01/18/2010
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In this economy when new home building has come to a screeching halt, many homeowners have made the wise decision to change and improve the home they have.  This is always a good idea because you live there. There is regular maintenace that needs to be done to keep the home in good repair. You sh...
01/17/2010
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In this economy when new home building has come to a screeching halt, many homeowners have made the wise decision to change and improve the home they have.  This is always a good idea because you live there. There is regular maintenace that needs to be done to keep the home in good repair. You sh...
01/17/2010
It's not too late to take advantage of the federal tax credit being offered to first time home buyers and now available to existing home buyers.  First timers can receive up to $8000 in the form of a credit when taxes are filed and move-up or existing home buyers can receive up to $6500.  Off...
01/17/2010
Come to the Wonder Lake Business Expo.  Saturday April 25th from 10-2.  At the Wonder lake Chamber of Commerce office located at 7602 Hancock Drive in Wonder Lake.  For information call 815 728-0682.  wonderlake.org View area home and business booths, sign up for raffles, drawings, coloring conte...
04/14/2009
It's so exciting to be in Real Estate right now.  We have weathered and I believe we are more than half way through the storm.  It was so awesome to hear that there was a surprising 6 1/2% increase in existing home sales in December 2008.  Buyers are starting to understand that the market has...
01/28/2009
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