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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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NOW May Not Be the Perfect Time to Buy, but it IS the Perfect Time to Start Your Preparation      A recent survey performed by Fannie Mae reported that a majority of Millennials feel that owning a home makes more sense that renting does.  And a full 49% said that their next move would be to a hom...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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What “out of the box” tactics do you use when following up with a CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) request or other seller lead? How do you make sure you’re unforgettable? I make the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) my good friend. I make all the great technologies serve my potential Seller Client...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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 Updates, Renovations and Remodels When selling a home or property, one of the main goals of the seller is to get the highest offer possible. If the market is hot, the chance of getting a high offer is relatively high. If the market is on the cooler side, many sellers look to alternative options ...
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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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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Gifting of Down Payment Funds: An Early Christmas        Many of today's Millennial First-Time Homebuyers have learned from previous homebuyers' experiences and their financial struggles ...             The previous decade's housing crisis and financial recession taught them that they should buy ...
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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 2016 Frankfort Fall Fest, Carnival, & Parade  8/31 to 9/5       One of the Midwest's most enduring and long-running festivals, the Frankfort Fall Festival, Carnival, & Parade, is being held once again this year in the beautiful historic Village of Frankfort, IL ...                         The an...
By Steve Roake
(Inspire Realty Partners)
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 Homes For Heroes Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Fundraiser for A Hero’s Home  Inspire Realty Partners and Homes For Heroes are hosting a Ribbon Cutting and fundraiser to benefit Homes For Heroes® and A Hero’s Home. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 2nd at the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce,...
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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  Newsletter      Friend ... The extremely hot weather we've been experiencing makes it hard to believe ... but kids will be heading back to school soon.It's a time of preparation, as a result of this fact. Whether you're moving to a new home in a new school district, shopping for school supplies...
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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Schools Back in Session on August 24th, 2016 forManhattan School District 114 Kids              School will soon be back in session for children attending Manhattan School District 114 schools (Manhattan, IL) ... my hometown.        The first day of the 2016-2017 school year is slated for August ...
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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Closing Cost Options That Help Buy or Sell a Home          The accumulation of a Down Payment is often a First-Time Homebuyer's  primary focus once the decision to buy has been made.  Monetarily and mentally, the down payment becomes the one central goal they focus on ...       So when I raise qu...
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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New Lenox School District #122 Students Head Back to School for 2016 - 2017             The summer is flying by!        It's hard to believe, but kids in New Lenox School District 122 (Pre-School through 8th Grade) will soon be heading back to school.      The first day of the 2016-2017 school ye...
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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Wedding Gift Registries: Thinking Outside the Gift Box       A recent post entitled "Crowdfunding your down payment?",  written by fellow ActiveRain member, Alan May (Coldwell Banker Residential, Evanston, IL) raised the topic of:     Engaged couples establishing a Wedding Gift Registry for the p...
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 Scoop on Down Payments:They Don't Need to be 20%           It seems like a lifetime ago, but in actuality, it’s only been (approximately) 8 years since our nation’s housing crisis began …     Since that time, there has been a tightening of Mortgage Underwriting Standards.  Much needed, as it’...
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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What's YOUR Personal Breakeven Point? Renting VS Buying       Do a Google Search.  Type in "home buying fears".  See all the pages of articles that pop-up addressing the topic and the many reasons you should or should not be fearful ...       Home evaluation is often mentioned within the context ...
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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Friend!Our country will be celebrating its independence over the upcoming weekend. Monday is the 4th of July! Where will you enjoy fireworks?  If in the Will County area, I hope you'll consider viewing from one of the county's many communities hosting this year.  Click HERE to view a list of opti...
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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4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations in Will County - 2016      The skies across Will County will be lit-up with fireworks, the streets will be filled with marching bands and floats, and exciting celebrations of all kinds will be taking place during the upcoming 4th of July weekend ...     Ther...
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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 Announcing "Lockport Neighbors",Lockport's New Magazine       Live in the City of Lockport, IL (Chicagoland) as I do?  You probably received a copy of a new local magazine called, "Lockport Neighbors" in the mail recently ...       Filled to the brim with local information, "Lockport Neighbors" ...
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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For Current Rate Locks & Refinancing: There's No Rule of Thumb      I'm working with a young couple that is currently obtaining financing for a newly constructed home (started the process in February this year).  During the last week, we reached the important step in their financing where we want...
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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Will County Farmers Markets - Summer 2016      I married a farm girl ... a very proud "Farmer's Daughter" ...      Because of that fact, each year I share current info regarding all the many Farmer's Markets held throughout the growing season in Will County, IL.        Many residents (and visitor...

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