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Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210 2016 Varsity Football Schedules

Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210 2016 Varsity Football Schedules
"There's two times of year for me:  Football season, and waiting for football season." 
Darius Rucker

Nothing says it's Fall like football ...

And Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210, serving the New Lenox, Frankfort, Mokena, and Manhattan communities, provides plenty of great opportunities to watch top-notch gridiron action.

Consisting of 3 schools and campuses, Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210 will offer a full 2016 schedule of exciting football games and superb half-time entertainment for area residents' and visitors' enjoyment.

Below you'll find the 2016 Varsity Football Schedules for each of the 3 Lincoln-Way High Schools. 

Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210

           2016 Central Football Schedule

2016 West Football Schedule

2016 East Football Schedule

Remember:  Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210 football games can be hea…

NOW May Not Be the Perfect Time to Buy, but It IS the Perfect Time to Start Your Preparation

NOW May Not Be the Perfect Time to Buy,  but It IS the Perfect Time  to Start Your Preparation 

A recent survey performed by Fannie Mae reported that a majority of Millennials feel that owning a home makes more sense that renting does.  And a full 49% said that their next move would be to a home of their own ...

Add that info and statistic to the statistics reported below and you quickly see what a great impact these actions could have on our economy, lifestyles, communities, etc., not to mention the real estate industry itself, should they become reality:

U.S. Millennials number 66 million individuals The median age for First-Time Homebuyers during 2015 was 31 years of ageTwo-thirds of millennials haven’t reached that homebuying age of 3122% are under 25 years oldMillennials are expected to form 20 million new households by the year of 2025
What this means of course, is that the Chicagolandreal estate market (and others) could experience a large influx of young Millennial - First-Time Home…

Waiting Periods and Extenuating Circumstances After a Short Sale, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy

Waiting Periods and Extenuating  Circumstances After a Short Sale,  Foreclosure, Bankruptcy

I wrotea while back about the Fannie Mae announcement regarding the extension of the waiting period for Buyers hoping to become Homeowners once again after having experienced a Short Sales (Pre-Foreclosures).

The waiting period is extended to 4 years ... regardless of Loan-to-Value considerations (or Down Payment percentages).

Naturally, there was a wide range of reaction to Fannie Mae's announcement. There were also many questions asked in regards to the change and to my post. I'm addressing some those questions here.

I'm also featuring info regarding those exceptions seen as viable hardships/options for Short Sales ... and the financing options that remain available for new potential Home Buyers having faced this situation.

Quite a few questions were raised regarding FHA and VA waiting periods. Both FHA and VA have shorter waiting periods.

As a general rule:
VA allows financing two (2)…