6/36 Rule Keeping the house after divorce

The 6/36 Rule can affect what mortgage lenders will consider qualifying income. Learn more about the 6/36 Rule and how it affects occupying spouses who wish to retain the marital home by reading below. Introduction One significant decision that divorcing parties consider is what to do with the marital home. In general, there are three…

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Zillow Zestimates

Rising property taxes is a frustrating fact of life in Chicago and greater Cook County. However, the City and County’s rising debt has caused politicians to increase real estate taxes to solve city and county’s budget woes. Even worse, county assessor’s valuation methodology has come under increasing scrutiny. Savvy homeowners need to understand how the…

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