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By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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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...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Trying to Underwrite Your Own Loan               I often have the pleasure of working with well-read, well-informed Borrowers.  Borrowers that have obviously done some homework prior to contacting me ...     Their comments and questions prove they're invested in themselves, their home buying, the...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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     If YOU are a Renter, but Don't Want to Be ...       Day after day, messages via social media and news media constantly show-up regarding the Rent VS Buy debate ...     An article I ran across in Forbes today is a prime example.  It offered some rather startling facts regarding the current co...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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2015 - Joliet Park District's Summer "Concerts in the Park"      The Joliet Park District is once again hosting its annual "Concerts in the Park" during the summer of 2015 ...      Each "Concerts in the Park" is held on the 3rd Friday of the month at: Preservation Park  710 Taylor Street  Joliet ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 FHA, VA, and Conventional Loans ...The Waiting Periods       There is a phenomenon at play in the American Home Buying marketplace currently.  Former homeowners that suffered financial catastrophe during the housing crisis (often referred to as "Boomerang Buyers") are asking ...            "How ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Joliet Market Trends for March 2015Joliet home sales for the month of March rose in volume by 19.4% when compared to last year, while the median sale price rose by 17% from $102,500 to $119,900. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 17.3%, while the median sale price rose by 19.9% from...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Rule of Thumb Regarding Mortgages: Inquire and Get the Facts       There's definitely been an upswing seen in the local Chicagoland housing market, as well as many other markets across the U.S.   All good news.     But the positive that's spoken loudest to me as a Mortgage Lender has been the "sh...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Returning Home:  The Benefit of VA Loans                  Home.  A small, simple word that wields undeniable impact and emotion ...       After working with many veterans over the years, I've come to believe that U.S. soldiers ... those that have served to protect us and our way of life ... know ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Wooded Creek, Joliet, Illinois - March 2015 About Wooded Creek Wooded Creek is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 2000's. Wooded Creek is located in Joliet, Illinois on Black Road east of I55. Average taxes in Wooded Creek $18,539 Average association fees in Wooded Creek $50 ($...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Joliet Market Trends for February 2015 Joliet home sales for the month of February rose in volume by 4.6% when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 19.1% from $95,000 to $76,900. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 11.1%, while the median sale price decreas...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Wildflower Ridge, Joliet, Illinois - March 2015 About Wildflower Ridge Wildflower Ridge is a duplex and single family home community built in the early 2010's. Wildflower Ridge is located in Joliet, Illinois south of Theodore Street and east of Plainfield Road. Average taxes in Wildflower Ridge ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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What Does 580 + 43 Equal?   MORTGAGE APPROVAL!          Credit Scores of 580 or higher ... and Debt-to-Income Ratio of 43% or less ... mean FHA Buyers can obtain Mortgage Approval.        Other qualifying factors such as:     Employment/Income Stability  Down Payment  Acceptable Credit History  N...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  How Choosing the Right Lender  Can Make a Big Difference      Mindset.  Mood.  Outlook. Funny how the human mind works ...       Saturday night we headed into the northern part of the City to visit family.  What really stood out that night was the number of people walking or riding bikes.  Ther...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Hollywood Casino Snocross National -  Route 66 Raceway - Joliet,  February 20th & 21st, 2015         Have you heard the old saying ...  "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em?"     Well, the saying definitely goes for weather ...     Last week's big snow dumped 19 to 20 inches of the fluffy white stuff...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Do You Know What Your Mortgage Interest Rate Is?        An article I read today quoted a remarkable survey finding.  It reported that a whopping 35% of American mortgage holders are unaware of the interest rate they currently pay on their home loan.      35%!  1+ out of 3.  Unsure of what inter...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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In the Mortgage Process? Follow These 10 Commandments          There's an abundance of info available for Home Buyers looking to be Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved for a Mortgage.  And that's great ...         Gaining financing info is the first step towards successful home buying ... and perhaps ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Lakewood Prairie, Joliet, Illinois - January 2015 About Lakewood Prairie Lakewood Prairie is a subdivision of duplex and single family homes built by Lakewood Homes between 2006 & 2013. Lakewood Prairie is located in Joliet, Illinois east of Ridge Road and south of Theodore Road. Average taxes i...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  50% of Homebuyers Don't Do This.  Will You?            The first article I read this morning stated ...      "Americans may be spending more time shopping for shoes than for a mortgage, a report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau suggests. Almost half of consumers seeking a loan to p...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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My Top 6 Posts - Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender             Now that I've been blogging for well over a handful of years, I have a real "library" of articles and topics I've addressed ...       During this time I've also had a chance to analyze just which of those topics my followers have thought t...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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6901 Riley Dr., Joliet, IL 60431  List Price: $179,900 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 4 1.1 2003 1,850 ft2 2 $4,335 2 days Fabulous home w/so much to offer! 4 bedrooms! Large room sizes w/generous closets! Eat in kitchen w/stainless steel appliances! Super spacious family room! M...

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