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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



      Why Do I Need to Jump Through All These Hoops During My Condo Purchase?            A recent blog by  Anna "Banana" Kruchten, Phoenix Property Shoppe (Phoenix, AZ) regarding a challenging condominium  transaction she had pending, prompted quite a conversation on the  ActiveRain  website and ...
    Don't be a Self-Diagnosing Doctor or Armchair Quarterback When Buying and Financing Your Home                     Hard to believe in this record-setting summer of intense heat, but yep ... NFL football camps are already back in session or starting soon.         Football came to mind when read...
Need Something to Cheer You Today? This Should Help              I've meant to share this pic ever since I received it from my son, Tom, and daughter-in-law, Jenny.            This is a photo taken of our 8 month-old grandson, Henry, while he was visiting his other grandpa from the Houston area....
    Midwest Brewer's Fest to be Held in Plainfield, IL on August 25th              The 100 degree heat we've been experiencing lately sure makes the upcoming "Midwest Brewer's Fest" being held in  Plainfield, IL  (Will County) on Saturday, August 25th, sound pretty darn good!        Whether the w...
The Magic Elixir Needed When Buying a Home and Seeking a Mortgage in Chicagoland                    One of my wife's favorite movies is the 1938 version of,  "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer".   It's a movie classic that's been seen many times at our home.        If you've read  Mark Twain's   book...
    The Limitations of Modern Technology & Social Media Within the Mortgage Process      Use the Good ... Out With the Bad                  Modern technology allows us to communicate quickly and easily. But no matter what device or brand of technology preferred, social media is fast becoming the ...
      What are the Odds? You might be surprised ...             Years ago, our youngest son, John, worked as a caddy at the  Olympia Fields Country Club located in  Olympia Fields, IL.             One day, John is serving as a  Fore Caddy  during a round at Olympia.  Out of nowhere, from somewher...
         During August, Kids entering Kindergarten thru 6th Grade can get a FREE haircut, courtesy of JC Penney                My wife brought this great info to my attention this morning.  She had just received an email from  JC Penney  containing it.  I agreed with her that it was pretty cool n...
    Down Payment Requirements, Credit, and Interest Rates. Finding Reliable Info ...                     Today ... I'm frustrated. And maybe just a tad ticked too.                Why??           Because I ran across yet another so-called "expert" of our industry providing totally misleading and i...
    Basking in Some Recent Good Housing News             Interesting statistics and trends have been reported by the  Bureau of Economic Analysis  recently.         Refreshingly, they show some positives have finally come to many current households ... and provide reason for some momentary baskin...

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