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Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate, and local Chicago-area/Will County/Lincoln-Way Area news and information.
Trifecta of Home Buying Motivators: Rising Home Prices, Rents, and Interest Rates           Knowing WHY my clients want to buy a home is important to me as their Lender ...       I try to engage them in a conversation about themselves.  Ask them questions.  Find out what's inspiring them to buy o...
Are You a Mortgage Borrower? Flex Your Muscles!      It's fairly common to see and hear advice provided about the importance of comparing Mortgage Lenders when looking to finance a home purchase or refinance.  Advice is also commonly given to conduct comparison shopping when it comes to Interest ...
 Friend ... The winter holidays are upon us once again, as Thanksgiving ... typically the "kick-off" holiday ... is only 1 week away.   Time certainly flies ... even if turkeys can't! Life gets busy for us all around this time of year. Who can't use some tips and a helping-hand to carve-out some ...
Interest Rates Rumored to Rise Soon.What To Do to Save Yourself Money NOW       While many Economists, Banks, and Lenders are now assuming (and reporting) that there will be a rise in interest rates in the near future, that assumption is at best, an educated guess ...        A rise in interest ra...
Change is Inevitable.The Outcome From That Change is Not                This last weekend was filled with "My Little Pony", "Shopkins", and "My Littlest Pet Shop" toys.      Our grandbaby, Marilyn, visited with us while her Mom and Dad were busy.  As usual, she had her collection of Ponies, Pets,...
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 Keeping Your Current Home While Buying Another:  New Guidelines Apply        In recent weeks, there has been some very good news in home financing for homeowners that choose to retain their primary home (or can't sell because they're underwater) while pursuing the purchase and financing of a new...
  Friend:  Witches!  Zombies!  Ghosts! Haunted Houses!    October is the time when spirits lurk at each and every corner ... October's the time for playing in fall leaves, chillin' in front of bonfires, and bundling-up with warmer jackets for football games played in crisp fall weather. October's...
2015 Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms,Hayrides & Halloween Venues in Will County        Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean that Fall has arrived and Halloween is just around the corner.  And that means pumpkin farms, corn mazes, haunted houses, scarecrows, spooky ghosts, witches, and goblin...
Buying a Home After Extenuating Circumstances: Get Started Early               Presently there are many people that previously suffered a Short Sale, Bankruptcy, or Foreclosure during the housing crisis becoming eligible to purchase a home once again ...      The waiting periods surrounding each ...

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