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RASI REALTORS® meet with St. Clair County officials

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:04pm
The REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI) hosted a meet and greet and Government Affairs Committee meeting today with St. Clair County officials. Attending the reception were St. Clair County Assessor Jennifer Gomric Minton, St. Clair County Associate Judge Heinz … Continue reading →

With interest rates down, mortgage applications climb 10 percent

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:32am
The number of mortgage applications jumped 10.3 percent for the week ending June 6, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest mortgage survey. The association’s Refinance Index shows that the number of applications to refinance a mortgage also grew 11 … Continue reading →

Aurora Habitat build slots going fast; get yours now

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:25am
More than 100 Illinois REALTORS® have committed to help build a Habitat for Humanity home in Aurora beginning July 7, 2014. The home is one of three being built in the state under the leadership of IAR President Phil Chiles. … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: FHFA seeking comments on mortgage guarantee fees

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:54am
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is looking for public feedback on how guarantee fees, or G-fees, charged to lenders on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae mortgage loans are set and the impact raising those fees will have on consumer … Continue reading →