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     Residents of Village of Mokena, IL Will Enjoy FREE Electronics Recycling Pick-up as of January 1st, 2012           A law banning the pick-up of discarded electronics by waste haulers will soon go into effect in Illinois.  As of January 1st, 2012, it will be unlawful for electronic items to b...
Santa's Elves Babysitting Services Offered Through New Lenox Park District (IL) on December 2nd and 16th              Are you a busy parent with lots to accomplish this holiday season?  Holiday parties to attend?  Shopping to complete?  Do you live near New Lenox, IL?         Then wow ... do I h...
     Proving To be a Hard Pill to Swallow.  The Cheapening of a Chicago Iconic Site ...        Before I even enter into this post, I want to state ... "I get it".  I understand cities and local governments (especially in the State of IL) are having a rough time keeping their services going, meet...
There's little I can add to the great advice and sound reasoning provided in the following blog by Jane Peters, Los Angeles Real Estate, Power Brokers International.   What I can tell you as a Mortgage Lender is this ... obtaining a mortgage in this current market, has become an increasingly mult...
Chicago Toy and Game Fair to be Held   November 19 and 20, 2011 at Navy Pier         Anyone that has kids to shop for during the Holidays knows ... toys and games aren't inexpensive.  And the pressure to find just "THEE" right gift can be staggering for a gift-giver too.        So finding out th...
  Duking it Out Between a Rock and a Hard Place. What Homebuyers SHOULD Know VS What They WANT to Know             As a mortgage lender, I find that much of the time I am in that proverbial "between a rock and a hard place".        After almost two years now of working with the new Loan Applicati...
Festival of Trees to be held November 20th through November 27th at the Historic Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, IL           Although the  City of Joliet, IL  has many wonderful examples of beautiful and historic architecture within it, perhaps none shine as brightly as the  Rialto Square Thea...
     As a mortgage lender, I cannot applaud the message in this blog by Jane Peters (Los Angeles Real Estate) loudly enough or counsel you to heed it any more urgently.      Especially heading into the holiday season, the temptation to buy or open up new credit can be great.  For those buying a h...
 41st Christmas Crossroad Craft Show to be held November 19th & 20th, 2011 in Lockport, IL         Christmas Crossroads Craft Show has been an anticipated event for Lockport, IL, and many Chicagoland-area holiday shoppers, for over 4 decades.  This year's hosting by the  Lockport Woman's Club  w...
       Financing Rates and Options Depend on Knowing ...  Condo or Townhome?        The Scenario:      A female applicant for mortgage contacts me as the result of a referral.  She says she has contracted to buy a townhome.  She has spoken to two (2) mortgage lenders prior to speaking to me (one ...

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