How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Chicago

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in IL

Understanding the foreclosure process in IL is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s not … Continued

Can I sell my Chicago house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Chicago IL house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the IL foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

I Can’t Sell My House In Chicago IL… Help!

If you’ve found yourself saying, “I can’t sell my house in Chicago IL,” this article is for you. Maybe you’ve been trying to sell your Chicago house for a while now and haven’t received any offers, don’t panic! You still have a few options at your disposal to help you sell your house for a fair … Continued