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Working With Your Clients During the Gov’t Shutdown

By Dave Robison In the midst of the government shutdown, we are still working with our clients to get their deals closed.  Yes, the FHA is still committed to getting loans processed, but other government entities are closed, including...

3 Tips to Avoid Financing Pitfalls

By Scott Newman Many agents forget that barriers to getting deals to the closing table exist in both good and bad markets.  We are seeing a lot of appraisal issues in the Chicagoland area as over-regulation and timidness on...

Tricks and Treats for the Real Estate Market

By Heather Soldonia More scary than mummies, black cats, or cobwebs is the looming question: Has the real estate market bottomed out? We REALTORS® have been asking Congress “Trick or Treat? … Please come up with some creative ways...

Working With Short Sales: Too Much Junk in the Trunk! Try These Navigation Techniques

By Dave Robison A short sale would have you think it’s going to be a quick and short closing. The problem is they all have too much Junk in the Trunk. In a race, their tail end is dragging...
September 2, 2009