If you, like so many Americans today, find yourself unable to make your house payments and are seeking mortgage relief, you should know that the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act gives individuals with federally owned or federally backed mortgages a right to forbearance. But what is forbearance and how can it…

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If you’ve been thinking about buying a home for a while and can afford a down payment, now might be the time to start looking for your dream home. Interest rates are at a historic all-time low right now and moving towards a buyers market. One of the best opportunities for buyers is when there…

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COVID-19 and the shelter in place order for Illinois has significantly increased the amount of time we are spending in our homes. Boost your productivity by tackling those projects that you’ve been meaning to get to all winter. Spring cleaning can either be the best or worst part of the new season, depending on who…

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Eat Local at John’s Place in Chicago As Chicagoans practice proper social distancing, many of us are experiencing the direct impacts of our local restaurants, bars and shops being closed. These closures impact Chicagoans in different ways – but one thing is the same: the resilience shown our neighborhood locals. Many restaurants and eateries are…

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