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Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate, and local Chicago-area/Will County/Lincoln-Way Area news and information.
What Do Band-aids and the Modern    Mortgage Process Have in Common?            Remember when you were a kid and you got a cut or scrape?  Your mom would wash it up, then place a band-aid on it, right?     Days later, after the cut healed, the band-aid would have to come off.  I can tell you, jus...
What Closing Costs to Expect if You're a First-Time Home Buyer        There's a lot of things to learn and know when hoping to become a First-Time Home Buyer.  It can all seem a bit overwhelming ...     Closing Costs:  Closing Costs are one of the most important things you must know as part of yo...
Frankfort Fall Festival & Parade  September 5 - 7, 2015       One of the Midwest's most enduring and long-running festivals is just around the corner ...     The Frankfort Fall Festival is slated to be held over the Labor Day holiday weekend, September 5th thru 7th, 2015 in the historic Village o...
  Veterans:  Basic Info to Know About VA Loans                 The interest and use of VA Loans by veterans when purchasing a home is growing.     That's a great thing ...      However, there are still many veterans that could be utilizing their VA Loan benefit, but are not.  The VA estimates tha...
2 Successful Home Buying and Mortgage Transactions NEEDS        Two themes I pound away on in my mortgage posts concern:   The need for good communication skills That clients conduct homework prior to choosing their real estate and lending professionals       Both were certainly front-and-center ...
Homebuying & Mortgages:What Should be Learned The summer has slipped away quickly.  And schools are already back in session or will be soon ...       It makes it the perfect time to talk about the value of "learning", specifically within the financing process.  Both from the homebuyer's perspecti...
How to ROCK the Rest of your AugustGene Mundt, Chicagoland Mortgage Lender Newsletter  Friends! Hard to believe!  We're already in the middle of August and School and Fall are just around the corner again. That means time is of the essence if you hope to tackle and complete some "end of Summer" t...
Buying, Building, or Refinancing a Home?A Glossary of Terms          Everyone is susceptible to it ...      No matter their profession. But as a Mortgage Lender I sometimes catch myself using slang or industry terminology when talking to clients and referral partners.  When you read and "talk" th...
Before You Represent a Client on a Condo or Townhome Property ...        Agents:  Do you know what the correct answer is for this question?     What is the difference between a Condo and a Townhome?     A simple answer would be:     The #1 defining difference between the two types of properties i...
Manhattan School Dist. 114 Students Heading Back to Class for School Year 2015-2016       School will soon be back in session for children attending Manhattan School District 114 schools (Manhattan, IL) ... my hometown.       The first day of the 2015-2016 school year is slated for August 19, 201...

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