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By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Interest Rate "Indifference" ... it Can Cost You      Interest Rates are talked about endlessly ...     Will interest rates rise ... or won't they?   How big will the rate hike be? How soon will the Federal Reserve Board raise its benchmark interest rate? What indicators could influence a decisi...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Turning the IMpossible into the Possible via HomeReady Loans      Today's home financing is all about having options available to you as a Borrower.  The wider the selection of financing options you have at your disposal, the better ...      Fannie Mae's HomeReady Program is a recent addition to...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Knowing the ABC's of FHA Loans           Did you know that the FHA has been around since it was established as part of the National Housing Act of 1934?  Yet, there is a mystique that still surrounds the FHA (and FHA loans), even after its many decades of existence.            The letters FHA ar...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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How High Demand, Low Inventory, Multiple Offers Effect Chicagoland Appraisals           Media Reports regarding the somewhat limited inventory of homes currently for sale within Chicagoland housing markets are everywhere.  They certainly are supported by a large portion of my mortgage clients' pe...
By Joe Sunil Malvarapu, Keller Williams Realty Infinity
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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Greywall Club Joliet, Market Update - May 25th, 2016As of 5/25/2016, there are 18 Homes on the market in Greywall Club Joliet, with an average list price of $201,478. Highest priced property on the market with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath and 2,686 sqft of living area is listed at $249,0...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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O Say Can You See ...   and Read Your House Numbers?          Over the last year, I've been lucky enough to work with some great clients.  And quite a few of them added to their family via the birth of a new baby ... or even two.  Yep .. twins!          For those with new babies, Mother's Day had...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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How wonderful is it to be able to start the week off with these incredible smiles??? These smiles after the disappointment of being told by a major lender that they could never be homeowners. This is the "why" in what we do! Dan Potilechio (Keller Williams Infinity) helped them find the perfect ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 We are rounding out our week with another happy first time homebuyer who reminded us why we do what we do.The excitement and appreciation from Noe for helping make his dream of owning a home for his family come true absolutely made our week. With the help of realtor Giovanna Salazar Schmieder (K...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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The UnSung Advantages of theNew Mortgage Process “Fear not the unknown. It is a sea of possibilities.” ― Tom AlthouseInaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.  -  Dale Carnegie“How ca...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Common Sense Credit AdviceWhile Buying and Financing a Home         It would seem to be common sense, right?      If you're in the process of applying for a Mortgage and heading towards your Mortgage Closing ... you shouldn't do anything that would upset the fragile balance of your credit or the ...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Applying for a Mortgage Soon? Don't Dispute that Account       Sounds counterintuitive, I'm sure ...      But until you've talked to me (or your own local Mortgage Originator), don't even think about disputing an account found on your Credit Report.      Why?  Unknowingly, you can be creating rea...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Account Activities Matter When Applying for your Chicagoland Mortgage        Almost all Mortgage Lenders require that Loan Applicants submit each and every page of their Bank Statement, Investment Account, and Retirement Fund (showing source of Down Payment), not just a first page.       And not...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Overwhelmed or In Charge During Your Mortgage Process?  YOU Decide          Today's mortgage process can seem a bit overwhelming to some Borrowers ...        And that's true whether those Borrowers are First-Time Home Buyers or those that have bought a home a dozen times.      In comparison with ...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Keep Those Mortgage Questions Coming!       Maybe because of the timing of the release of Fannie Mae's new mortgage program ... that being December 21st during the week leading up to the 2015 Christmas Holiday ... the fanfare and media hoopla that typically surrounds the release of a new mortgage...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Check That Holiday Gift List Again ...       Are YOU on it anywhere??    What I mean is ... often we can get so busy doing all the right things for others during the Holidays, that we overlook ourselves.      Just think all you've had to do and accomplish this Holiday Season.  You've definitely p...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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  These make my day12/13/2015 -  user5428908 Closed refinance loan. Joliet, IL 60431William was a huge help. Anything I didn't understand via email, he was immediately calling to explain it over the phone or offer to come by our home or invite us to his office. Definitely will be using his servic...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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The Unicorn of Real Estate Transactions:The "Perfect" Appraisal      Did you know that ...      According to a survey performed by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 1 out of 5 Real Estate Contracts (20%) are delayed prior to Closing as a result of disagreements and problems within the A...
By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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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 ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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   These make my day:10/27/2015 - user18828693Closed purchase loan. Crystal Lawns, Joliet, IL 60435 With his helpfulness, follow through, and knowledge of the house industry, we were able to close our house fast. William treated us like family, which was a nice feeling to have when you are g...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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These make my day: 10/26/2015 - bhawks52 Closed refinance loan. Joliet, IL In all honesty, William was great to work with. We started my loan back in February but hit some bumps in the road on my end which prevented me from obtaining the loan at that time. However, he kept in touch with me often...

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