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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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 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, 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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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, 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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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, 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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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, 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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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, 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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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...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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#‎HomeOwners ‪#‎HappyMonday ‪#‎WhatAGreatWayToStartTheWeek ‪#‎HomeOwnership Nothing but smiles from Cheryl on her home refinance. Let me find the perfect mortgage for your buying or refinancing needs! Stop in to see me in the heart of downtown Naperville at 130 West Jefferson, Suite 208!
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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 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...
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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It's Not About "Having" Time.  It's About Making Time  Quote above by:  Rachael Bermingham            Mortgage Lenders often catch a lot of grief (and bad press) for Closings that don't take place on time ...      As a Mortgage Lender, I think some times that's a bad rap. But I can't speak to ot...
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 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...
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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  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...
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...

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