Morning Minute: Freddie Mac offering mortgage relief options for Illinois tornado victims

HousingWire reports that Freddie Mac is providing relief options to Illinois tornado victims with Freddie Mac mortgages whose homes were damaged or destroyed including: forbearance on mortgage payments and foreclosures for up to one year and waiving late fees and penalties. Read the full news release from Freddie Mac.

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Will Americans move to rural areas to find affordable housing? – HousingWire

What it takes to buy a home in 25 cities – Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area MLS, MRED, using CoreLogic tool to share listings with 12 other MLSs nationwide – Inman News

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Associate Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Associate Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.