Category Archives: ‘financial tips’

Summer Refinance Tips

  Paying your loan off in a shorter period of time is not only a surefire way to save money over the life of your loan, but it is also a way to obtain an attractive rate on your mortgage. … Continue reading

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Renovation Lending Aids the Property Search Given Available Inventory

One problem facing buyers in the current market is the lack of available inventory. Sellers continue to bide their time. However, buyers do not need to miss out on low interest rates or the ability to purchase in their target … Continue reading

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The Welcome Home Illinois Loan Program”

 The state of Illinois started a huge advertising campaign 2 weeks ago for a new program called “Welcome Home Illinois”. Your members may be calling for more information. The program gives 1st time home buyers (a buyer who hasn’t owned … Continue reading

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A and N Mortgage Tips: New Year, New Changes for 2014 Mortgages

Mortgages Affected: 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are enforcing a new set of Qualified Mortgage rules that will start to phase in on January 10th, 2014 and the residential real estate market could be in for some major changes. … Continue reading

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Save Big Over The Life Of Your Loan

When purchasing a home, the interest rate of your loan is of prime importance as it can dramatically affect the amount you pay for your home. Depending on the amount of your loan, a 1 percent difference in loan rate … Continue reading

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Neena Vlamis Talks Homebuying and Credit with Bill Moller on WGN News Radio

In order to maintain the absolute best credit score make sure to set your bills on auto pay for the minimum payment.  This way when you are out of town you won’t miss a payment!   Listen to Bill Moller … Continue reading

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Cost Effective Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

  Make the most of your hard earned dollars and focus your remodeling efforts on renovations that will boost the home’s value and your bottom line.  Condition Buyers will often bargain down your asking price if your home isn’t in tip-top … Continue reading

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Borrowing Against Your Home May have its Benefits

  Did you know there are two types of home equity loans: fixed rate and lines of credit. Both loan types are offered with loan terms that generally range anywhere from 5 to 15 years and require the borrower to … Continue reading

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A and N Tips: Rock That Tax Return!

Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Consider using your tax return to maximize your future financial situation Refi to a Lower Rate By refinancing to a fixed and/or lower interest rate, you can improve your mortgage savings and your … Continue reading

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