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Housing Bulletin-Where the Foreclosures Are
Do you know someone who has recently lost or is about to lose his house in a foreclosure? If you don't, you may very soon-and that's true whether you're rich, poor, or somewhere in the middle. The latest and most precise figures show that foreclosures are on the rise everywhere in the Chicago area, including such affluent places as Glencoe, Lake Forest, Hinsdale, and Lincoln Park.Read More...
Posted On: 12-18-07

Poorer neighborhoods hit hardest, but wealthy, middle class also squeezed
The home mortgage meltdown isnít just gutting the poorer parts of town.Itís beginning to hammer wealthy and middle class Chicago neighborhoods like Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Irving Park, Portage Park and Mt. Greenwood ó all areas where home mortgage foreclosures have shot up by 100 percent or more from 2006 to 2007. Read More...
Posted On: 12-11-07

Big homes, large loans raise rate of foreclosure
"A good amount" of the gripes, said assistant city manager Patrick Brennan, "is attributable to the increase in the number of foreclosures. Many times, when a property is in foreclosure, it's abandoned."Read More...
Posted On: 07-23-07

ONLINE GUMSHOE: Interested in sleuthing on your new neighbor, co-worker or friend, such as finding out whether they've ever filed for bankruptcy? Want to check on a real estate deal?Read More...
Posted On: 05-13-07

Local Public Records Company Launches Website for People
One of Chicagolandís premiere data gathering firms is finally making its vast Illinois public record databases available to the public. Check Illinois (, a subsidiary of Record Information Services, Inc., will allow private individuals to search for public records on their coworkers, friends, neighbors, or anyone else that you would want to background check.Read More...
Posted On: 03-18-07

Elburn board member wonít run for re-election
Elburnís village board will change at least one of its members this year. Village Trustee Jeff Metcalf, who has served on the board for the last eight years, has decided not to seek another term in the coming April election.Read More...
Posted On: 01-02-07

Foreclosures on the rise in Chicago
Rising mortgage interest rates and high consumer debt loads are sparking a rise in Chicago-area home foreclosures, a marketing data collection firm said Thursday. Read More...
Posted On: 07-04-06

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