3 Tips for Showing Homes to Wow Buyers

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The Illinois housing market is outpacing last year with an increase not only in home sales, but also in median prices. You can cash in on the trend by selling your property or home. Set the stage for a successful sale by preparing your property for buyers with these home-staging tips: Clean as if Your… Read more »

What You Should Know About Illinois’ Probate Law

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If you pass away in Illinois but leave a will behind, it may go through probate. This process is designed to clarify who inherits your properties and to ensure your standing debts and taxes are paid off. This is overseen by a designated executor who must: Determine and inventory your assets; Pay relevant outstanding taxes… Read more »

Making a Valid Will in Illinois

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If you want to ensure your estate and assets go to the people you love, you need to create a last will and testament. In Illinois, these allow the testator, i.e. the individual preparing the will, the chance to ensure their loved ones will be taken care of in case they pass away. Aside from… Read more »

A Basic Guide to Estate Planning in Illinois

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Planning for death is a necessity – especially if you are the breadwinner of your household. You want to ensure your assets end up in the right hands after you pass away. Estate planning can ensure your properties, vehicles, money and other assets are handled and distributed according to your wishes. Questions Your Estate Plan… Read more »

Foreclosure Defense Strategies

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Foreclosure can happen because of an inability by an owner to repay mortgage debts and loans on time. Because foreclosures can have a negative effect on the credit score of a homeowner, many seek foreclosure defense to get extra time to repay their loans or get loan modifications to stop a foreclosure. If you are… Read more »

Will Bankruptcy Ruin My Credit Forever?

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Your Bankruptcy and Credit Score Declaring bankruptcy is a difficult and challenging decision because it comes with several repercussions and financial instability. Declaring bankruptcy will immediately have a negative effect on your credit score. However, when you are facing financial turmoil, declaring bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is a better option than continuing… Read more »