When You Navigate Your Mortgage Process: WHO are the People That Help You?

Mortgage and Lending with NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 IL Lic 031.0006220/WI
When You Navigate Your Mortgage Process:
WHO are the People That Help You?

You've decided to become a homeowner ...


For most people, that means it's time for them to:

  • Seek and Choose a Mortgage Originator
  • Learn about the steps involved in the mortgage process
  • Educate yourself about the other professionals involved in the mortgage process 
  • Learn what real estate professionals you'll need to assist you as you navigate your journey to successful homeownership
  • Educate yourself as to their roles and responsibilities in the process
  • Take action!

The following infographic will help you learn and accomplish that more smoothly ...

It's a roadmap for the mortgage process.  It will help you easily and successfully navigate the exciting home financing and buying path you're about to begin.  




I and the other professionals mentioned above will work with you every step of your home buying and financing process ...   
Please, don't be afraid to ask us questions should you not fully understand something.  Our goal is to thoroughly explain every step and to help you feel comfortable with the decisions you are about to make.
Should you have mortgage or credit questions ... or be buying (or refinancing) in New Lenox - Will County - Chicagoland - IL or WI:   Contact me I'll be happy to assist you in every way possible.  
Should you be in need of a referral for the other local real estate professionals needed during your process:  I'll be happy to help with that too.  With over 40 years of experience in the mortgage industry, I know the area's best.
Reach out soon.  I look forward to hearing and working with you ... 
* Hoping to Buy or Refinance a Home or Investment  Property in New Lenox, Will County, or elsewhere in the Chicago - Chicagoland area, IL or WI? 

Contact me!

I'll put my 40+ years of Mortgage experience and expertise hard to work on your behalf.
I'm easily found at:


Gene Mundt
Mortgage Originator - NMLS #216987 - IL Lic. 031.0006220 - WI Licensed #216987
American Portfolio Mortgage Corp.
NMLS #175656
Direct: 815.524.2280
Cell or Text: 708.921.6331
eFax: 815.524.2281
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Gene Mundt

 Mortgage Originator  -  NMLS #216987    

                                 IL Lic. #031.0006220  -  WI License #216987                                                                                                    

NMLS #175656


Gene Mundt, Mortgage Originator,  40+ years of #mortgage experience, will offer you exemplary mortgage service and advice when seeking:  #Conventional, #FHA, #VA, #Jumbo, #USDA, and Portfolio Loans in #Chicago and the greater Chicagoland region, including:  The #Lincoln-Way Area, #Will County, (#New Lenox, #Frankfort, #Mokena, #Manhattan, #Joliet, #Shorewood, #Crest Hill, #Plainfield, #Bolingbrook, #Romeoville, #Naperville, #Wilmington, #Peotone, etc.), #DuPage County, the City of Chicago, #Cook County, and elsewhere within IL and Wisconsin. 


Your Referrals & Testimonials are Always Greatly Appreciated! 




Re-Blogged 5 times:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
  1. Debbie Reynolds 09/14/2018 12:00 PM
  2. Jeff Dowler, CRS 09/14/2018 08:08 AM
  3. Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain 09/15/2018 04:55 PM
  4. Gita Bantwal 09/24/2018 10:40 AM
  5. Joan Cox 10/11/2018 06:51 AM
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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Gene great job on the blog, and I love the infographic!

Sep 13, 2018 01:15 PM #1
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

A well deserved Feature, Gene!  

hould you have mortgage or credit questions ... or be buying (or refinancing) in New Lenox - Will County - Chicagoland - IL or WI:  Contact Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi 

Sep 13, 2018 02:04 PM #2
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Excellent post, Gene.  It's more complex than most people realize.  Clients should never be afraid to ask questions to understand what to expect!  

Sep 13, 2018 03:15 PM #3
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Gene

This is excellent information and it clears up a lot of details that I know confuse buyers about the mortgage process. That's a very useful infographic!


Sep 13, 2018 04:30 PM #5
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Gene - what an excellent infographic and additional information for anyone getting ready to begin the home buying process. 

Sep 13, 2018 05:55 PM #6
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

Excellent infographic, even if you did Not where I can talk right now create it. Great info that will help all mortgage seekers.

Sep 13, 2018 06:00 PM #7
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Gene, great advice and a well illustrated post for those who are in the early stage or should I say beginning stages of the home buying adventure,Endre

Sep 13, 2018 06:00 PM #8
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Good mortgage people are key players in the real estate sandbox. Good ones give the agent peace of mind.

Sep 13, 2018 07:09 PM #9
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Congratulations Gene on your Feature on ActiveRain. All I have to add is:

IN Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi I trust!

Patricia Feager, previously from IL; relatives in WI

Sep 14, 2018 03:05 AM #10
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

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

Congratulations on a well deserved featured post!Very informative and love the inforgraphic....really tells the story.

Sep 14, 2018 04:39 AM #11
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Gene --- a road map is an excellent description.  Well-written. 

Sep 14, 2018 05:26 AM #12
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Consumers who can find anyone who has decades of experience should grab them and then relax after that. The hard part (finding good help) is over

Sep 14, 2018 06:36 AM #13
Solly Assa
Assa Properties Inc - New York, NY
Solly Assa is the Founder & CEO of Assa Properties

Interesting article, like the infographic!

Sep 14, 2018 06:55 AM #14
Charita Cadenhead
Keller Williams Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

Gene Mundt knows his stuff.  I'd trust him with my mortgage in a heartbeat.

Sep 14, 2018 08:13 AM #15
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

There is more to a mortgage than the "dotted line" and having a reliable lender is of course...Priceless !

Sep 15, 2018 05:30 AM #16
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

What a terrific blog post, Gene and congrats on the feature. A trustworthy lender who gets the job done is a huge part of a successful transaction. Infographics are great tools for helping people digest information. D

Sep 15, 2018 06:01 AM #17
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Great info, Gene.  And, I love the infographic as well.  I may share this one with others if it's OK with you.

Sep 19, 2018 04:51 AM #18
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Gene, great post alerting borrowers as to WHO they will be communicating with.  Most of my clients think they will talk to the LO all the time, and not the case.

Sep 22, 2018 07:09 AM #19
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Great post Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi . I saw it first as Joan Cox rebloged it.

Oct 11, 2018 10:05 AM #20
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