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Short sales give sellers a fresh start without being financially responsible for any previous mortgage deficiencies.
Biometric technology is being utilized more fully. In Illinois, there are consequences for data misuse.
The season of giving may have come to a close, but community organizations still need our help. As we continue to commemorate our anniversary in creative ways, we have compiled a list of 25 organizations you should consider donating to this year. The challenges faced by individuals due to the coronavirus have created a tremendousContinue reading “25 Ways to Give”
Experiencing a divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences in life. However, being informed, knowing what to expect and preparing for important steps may reduce the strain associated with the experience. Below you will find some tips to remember throughout the divorce to ease the process. Before Manage the difficult emotions that comeContinue reading “Tips to Remember During a Divorce”
COVID-19 vaccinations have already started in some parts of Illinois. As news of the vaccine rollout continues, many employers and employees are left with questions about vaccines in the workplace. Should it be required? Can it be required? Can I refuse the vaccine? No clear-cut answers exist, but current laws do provide guidance. Employer PerspectiveContinue reading “Can the COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory? Perspective for employers and employees.”
No single word aptly captures a description for the year 2020, but if faced with a choice the word “unprecedented” would seemingly fit. As we leave the chaos of 2020 behind and prepare for the new year, we thought a few clever comments and quotes might be in order to usher in the new year. Continue reading “25 Quotes to Start Your New Year Laughing”
UPDATE: The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 was signed by President Trump on December 27, 2020. Nearly 9 months after the CARES Act was signed into law, Congress has agreed on a new federal stimulus package that is likely to be signed by President Trump, though he has voiced concerns over some aspects of the bill.Continue reading “New Federal Stimulus Package”
Several weeks ago, the United States Department of Justice filed a complaint against the National Association of Realtors for alleged anticompetitive acts. In addition to filing the complaint, the DOJ proposed a Final Judgement or settlement for the case. It is unclear if settlement in this case will affect the outcome of a lawsuit filedContinue reading “Proposed Settlement in DOJ Case Against National Association of Realtors”
Several weeks ago, the National Association of Realtors along with four other major brokerages found themselves in a class action lawsuit allowed to proceed as ruled by a federal judge in Illinois. The lawsuit, Moehrl v. National Association of Realtors, filed by several homeowners alleges unfair and anticompetitive practices on the part of the brokeragesContinue reading “The Case Against the National Association of Realtors”