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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



How Prepared are You?       The question above is a timely one.  Why?  We're entering Tornado Season again in the Chicagoland area ...      Did you know ...  In an average year, 1200 tornadoes are reported? That a tornado has the capability to lift 20-tons? The winds of a tornado are clocked at 2...
 Tracy Becker of North Shore Advisory, Inc. Credit Education & Restoration addresses a problem that I see more and more often as a Mortgage Originator ... many younger clients having little credit history when they go to buy their first home. Many of these young hopeful home buyers have avoided e...
Mortgage Change With Real Impact:FHA to Loosen Standard Regarding Student Loans        In recent months, it appears that mortgage lending practices are trending in favor of Borrowers ...          This is great news after years of restrictive guidelines implemented as a result of the mortgage cris...
Tips on How to Protect Your Home and Family         Last week, we had a bit of excitement in our neighborhood.  Someone tried to break into multiple homes during the middle of the night ...     Our neighborhood's not known for having such problems.  The police reported it had been years since the...
 Some excellent advice for potential home buyers by Karen Winters (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koenig-Rubloff in Chicago)  ... especially for those in the Chicago and Chicagoland housing markets, where inventory remains lower. Remaining open to new options and possibilities will help you as y...
 Friend: If you go on Facebook*, you don't have to be there long before you run into an opportunity to take a quiz ... or see a friend posting the results of a quiz they took.  They're extremely popular right now. Admittedly, some of the quizzes you see are kind of silly or obviously for entertai...
                        2 Simple Steps That Will Help You                               Avoid Problems During the                      Buying and Financing of Your Home          There's an old saying that I heard frequently while awaiting the birth of my children ...          "Babies rarely arriv...
Beyond Down Payment: What Will My Mortgage Closing Costs Be?  When I first speak with new mortgage clients … especially those that are first-time home buyers … there's often a bit of confusion regarding what costs will be involved in the obtaining of their loan.After I've spent some time with the...

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