Archive for Economy

The Best Finance Apps for Your Budget Plans

It seems like today there is an app for everything, from monitoring your security systems at home to calculating how many calories you’ve eaten today. You can even transfer money from one bank account to another on your smartphone without ever stepping foot into an actual bank. People use their smartphones to monitor their bank [Read More]

July 31, 2015 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Economy, Education

Seven Advantages of Buying a New Home

When you purchase a new home, you are creating a fresh new beginning for you and your family. The kitchen is brand new, the backyard is clear to plant a beautiful garden and the entire home is open to your imagination. Buying a new home allows for freedom of creativity, and also ensures that you [Read More]

Register Now for the SSHBA March Membership Meeting

Reserve your seats today for the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association’s (SSHBA) March General Membership meeting on Thursday, March 19 at the Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont, Illinois. The event  will feature a discussion on the 2015 housing market forecast by the National Association of Home Builders’ chief economist and senior vice president, Dr. [Read More]

March 03, 2015 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Economy, Events, SSHBA

Reserve Your Seat at the SSHBA February Membership Meeting

Join the SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) for its February General Membership Meeting, featuring guest speakers Bill Ward and Mitch Levinson. The meeting, which will take place on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m., will be held at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont, Illinois. The first guest speaker of the evening, Bill Ward, [Read More]

February 16, 2015 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Economy, Events, Internet Marketing, Marketing, SSHBA

Consumer Borrowing Increases to New Highs

The end of the year saw positive changes for the credit market, as many sectors reached their best levels in years! According to Equifax, November 2014 saw an increase in non-mortgage credit balances and a decrease in non-mortgage and home finance write-offs. The Equifax National Consumer Credit Trends Report shows that non-mortgage credit balances reached [Read More]

January 19, 2015 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Economy, Economy AOI

New Mortgage Programs for Chicago First-Time Home Buyers

The challenge of saving for a down payment is a constant struggle for many first-time home buyers in Chicago. According to the Washington Post, the housing market is missing one specific group: young first-time home buyers. Realtors are commenting on the low numbers of this young generation that they are seeing in the marketplace. The [Read More]

December 23, 2014 | Author: Carol Morgan | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy, Education, Featured, Homebuying Tips, Locations, Mortgages, New Homes

Chicago Among Top Cities for Fastest-Growing Companies, Inc. Says

Chicago is a top city on Inc.’s annual ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies, the magazine said today. The Inc. 5000 ranking for 2014 analyzes companies’ three-year revenue growth and lists the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies and small businesses in the U.S. Chicago has 95 companies on the list — the most of any city except New [Read More]

August 31, 2014 | Author: Chicago Business News | Comments: Comments Off on Chicago Among Top Cities for Fastest-Growing Companies, Inc. Says | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Economy, Economy AOI