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  • Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind

    Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind
    Last week, James MacArthur, better known as the Baltimore Spectator, chronicled violent and racist comments posted on a Facebook for residents of the Bowleys Quarters community of Baltimore County. The online exchange began when one resident posted that...
  • Off-site unit owners can still serve on board

    Off-site unit owners can still serve on board
    Q: We have a director on our condominium board who has served over 22 years. Although he no longer lives on the property, he still owns a number of units, including at least one where he stays on weekends. Is this legal and even if it is legal, is it...
  • Real Estate Insider: Mortgage insurance? You must be kidding

    Real Estate Insider: Mortgage insurance? You must be kidding
    Health Insurance, life Insurance, dental, vision, disability and long term care insurance. I know, you feel "insured to death" with the hundreds, if not thousands of dollars spent monthly to protect yourself from the inevitable event(s) that become...
  • Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994

    Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994
    A recent knock on the door of Sheridon and Susan Turner's suburban home delivered news that shocked the elderly couple: Wells Fargo was suing them for foreclosure on a home they sold 21 years ago. The Turners sold the house on Hidden Lake Drive in...
  • Police want Naperville landlords to take part in crime prevention program

    Police want Naperville landlords to take part in crime prevention program
    A push is underway to require that landlords in the city be required to participate in the Naperville Police Department's crime prevention program. Police officials say the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a crime prevention program designed to...
  • Spring Cleaning for your money

    The much-anticipated beginning of spring comes amid the heart of tax season, which makes now a great time to conduct spring cleaning for your money. Taxes: If you received a tax refund of more than $1,000, your first task is to adjust your withholding....
  • Easier mortgage terms seem to be catching on

    Easier mortgage terms seem to be catching on
    Mortgage lenders appear to be loosening their purse strings, largely as a result of major changes recently announced to government-based loan products. An index on mortgage credit availability calculated by the Mortgage Bankers Association ticked up 1.8...
  • Family: It's easier to get a mortgage now

    Family: It's easier to get a mortgage now
    For many would-be home buyers, a low-rate loan has been tantalizingly out of reach, denied by tight-fisted lenders still skittish from the housing bust. That's finally changing. Now, thanks to rising home prices, less-stringent down-payment requirements...
  • Millennials are finally entering home-buying market

    Millennials are finally entering home-buying market
    Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that young couples and singles in their late 20s and early 30s have begun making a belated entry into the home-buying market, pushed by mortgage rates in the mid-3%...
  • Millennials jump into the mortgage market

    Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that young couples and singles in their late 20s and early 30s have begun making a belated entry into the home buying market, pushed by mortgage rates in the mid-3...
  • Sales of existing homes sag in January

    Sales of existing homes sag in January
    Amid high prices and tight supply, sales of previously owned homes fell to their lowest rate in nine months in January as the housing market continued its erratic recovery. Americans bought 4.82 million homes -- on a seasonally adjusted annual basis --...