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Are Foreclosures in Illinois on the Rise?

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the real estate market. As people lost their jobs and companies shut down in the hundreds, many found their properties go into foreclosure as they failed to make timely payments. The State Of Foreclosures in Illinois According to a Foreclosure Market Report from ATTOM, foreclosures in Illinois were at an all-time high in 2021. It had the highest foreclosure rate in the country. According to the report, one in every 3,848 housing units had a foreclosure filing per month. Besides Illinois, other states t...

What You Should Do If Pulled Over For A DUI in Illinois

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 47% of car accidents in Illinois are caused by drunk drivers. That is no small number and one of the main reasons the state has strict DUI laws. What to Do If You Are Pulled Over For A DUI in Illinois Whether you are a party animal or like to imbibe once in a while, there are some things you should and shouldn’t do if you are pulled over for a DUI in Illinois: Pull Over Safely Calmly pull over to the side of the road as soon as you hear a police siren behind you an...

Are We In Another Real Estate Bubble In The US?

Owning a home is one of the most sought-after dreams that anyone can have. While the world is still reeling with a pandemic that seems to grow stronger by the year and the resulting economic recession, they take heart from the favorable real estate market that allows them to buy homes at record low mortgage rates. While it may seem that a rapid increase in demand may lead to a real estate bubble, the opposite seems to be the case. A Warrenville real estate attorney from Covert Marrero Covert can guide you to the best decision. Why the US Housin...

How Harsh Are DWI Penalties in Illinois?

Illinois courts are pretty harsh when it comes to drunk driving offenses. As such, DWI penalties in Illinois carry both administrative and criminal consequences that can make your life extremely difficult. The penalties in the state differ per case. The actual amount offenders need to pay will depend on their blood alcohol concentration (BAC), their age, whether they had a child in their vehicle when they were stopped, whether they were driving on the wrong side of the road and whether they had a previous conviction. Any of these factors can in...

How To Buy A Short Sale Property In Illinois

Do you want to purchase a new home in Illinois for a bargain? If you answered yes, then you should consider getting properties that are on a short sale. A short sale property always sells below the amount the current owners owe on it to their lender. Anything from unemployment to a divorce can force homeowners to sell their home for less than what it would have amounted to, provided they paid their mortgage regularly. Experienced Illinois short sale attorneys from Covert Marrero Covert will ensure you get the best deal. How To Buy A Short Sale ...

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