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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



    Information Available at the Tips of Your Fingers. Tapping Information Available Through Chicagoland County Websites   Why and How It's Important ...              I've written more than a few times, that I have a  background of over 20+ years  as a licensed IL Real Estate Appraiser.  Back whe...
       Many people SAY they want to do the right thing.  Want to step-up.  Help others.  Few follow through and actually do it.      Shar Sitter, (Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, MN) is a "DO-er".  She had a dream of helping less fortunate ... those in trouble.  And instead of ju...
      Celebrate Valentine's Day 2012 in Chicago and Chicagoland                       Valentine's Day is coming soon!        I thought it'd be fun to take a look at what the City of Chicago and Chicagoland area offered in the way of celebrations for Valentine's Day.  Mortgage lenders need to do "...
    The Appraisal Process ... Chances to Learn More, Share, and Be Happy When the Stars All Align            This last week, I attended my local  Three Rivers' Association of Realtors (Serving Will and Grundy Counties, IL) Learning Lunch.  I was very impressed by the great turnout for this partic...
    Time COULD be Money ... Should You Delay Too Long. Be Prepared to Make Your Mortgage Application            A short while ago, I wrote a blog regarding the upcoming increases that will be coming to mortgages as a result of recent government Enactments regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.    ...
    Mortgage Terminology ... Definitions to Help You Better Navigate Your Home Buying and Mortgage Transaction          Words ...       That's all clients hear, if they don't understand the meaning of the words being used or thrown at them.  And that leads to frustration, lack of action, confusio...
Can YOU Spare a Strike?? Bowl for Kids' Sake Through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties in March        It's a sad fact.  Some kids aren't lucky enough to have strong role models in their lives.  But the  Big Brothers Big Sisters  organization is trying to change that for kids ...
      My wife's entire family is plagued by allergies and asthma issues ... so the title of this post by Inspector David Snell, "Do You Know the Difference Between Allergies and Mold Symptoms?" .. really caught my attention.     I've seen the misery people suffering from these issues can have ......
Being 2012 Optimistic Let Me Count the Ways!         I don't know if you've noticed it, but I have ...           There's been a distinct change in the air, as of late.  An air of optimism that has been missing within our real estate industry for way too long.                  I don't mean I'm ju...
  Champions Know the "Rules" of the "Game"          I can't tell you how many times, as a mortgage lender, I hear rumors or misconceptions expressed to me regarding the mortgage process.         So much of my time is focused on promoting the "un-learning" of what a client thinks they know as they...

Gene Mundt,IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi

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