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Mortgage and Lending - NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - IL Lic 031.0006220/WI
Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate info, plus details and local info pertaining to New Lenox, the Lincoln-Way Area, Will County, the Greater Chicagoland area, Illinois and Wisconsin



My thanks to Carra Riley of Cosmic Cow Pie for offering me the opportunity to visit with her on her upcoming BlogTalkRadio show April 6th.  (See below for times.) I hope to educate and clarify for our listeners many of the current issues within the mortgage industry and discuss their impact on t...
       The home mortgage crisis in the United States has spawned problems in the mortgage, real estate and banking industries, and many consumers are now facing mortgage payment increases in the coming months that could cause the number of home foreclosures to climb even higher. And all of those ...
      Townhome .... or Condo?  As an agent, do you know what type of property you are showing your client?  As a client, do you know what you are being shown?  Do you know and understand the differences between the two and what those differences can mean to you now ... and in the future?     I ha...
       Now that I have been on ActiveRain for over a year, I feel I have gained my footing and discovered a little more about my hopes, needs, and wants for my participation here.  I certainly have not abandoned my initial intentions that I brought into my membership, but I have fine-tuned and ad...
       "What is old ... is new again"  I'm sure you have heard this saying many times.       A recent study released by the Pew Research Center proves it true.  The American way of life is evolving once again ... and it's heading backwards.  Multi-generational family households are staging a come...
            Thought I would post this helpful quiz I found on the National Association of Home Builders site for all of the homeowners amongst us ... and particularly those seriously thinking of selling their home in the near future.       With spring upon us, this article seemed particularly tim...
            Because of a rise in the water rates charged by the City of Chicago along with other rising costs, the residents of Plainfield, IL will experience an increase in their village utility bills starting this summer.       Accompanying this increase, will also be a small 2-cent municipal ...
     The City of Naperville, Illinois is helping is residents to go "green" and save money through its recently enacted Home Energy Savings Program.      Now open to all ages of Naperville homeowners (once only to 55+ residents), this new program was made available to the municipality through a ...
              Remember the old "Suggestion Box"?  Many companies had them available so they could take advantage of their employees' creativity, thoughts, and ideas.       It was a great move for a company to make ... but offered limited ability for its employees to bounce ideas off one another....
                   A March 1st headline in American Banking News read:       "Big whoops!  Citibank apologizes to 600,000 customers after accidentally printing their social security numbers on the outside of envelopes!"       Don't know about you ... but I agree ... that's one big whoops!  This h...

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