Author Archives: Neena Vlamis, President of A and N Mortgage

Licensing for Mortgage Brokers: How To Become A Licensed Mortgage Broker In Illinois

A and N Mortgage is Chicago’s premier mortgage banking firm. We employ some of the most renowned mortgage officers in Chicago and are ready  to help new mortgage brokers navigate the mortgage lender license requirements in Illinois. This guide will … Continue reading

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Is A Multifamily Home And Mortgage Right For You?

The number of loan origination for multifamily units has continued to increase in recent years and it’s easy to see why. This growth trend is due in part to low interest rates as well as the strong demand for rental … Continue reading

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Do Biweekly Mortgage Payments Make Sense For You?

As anyone on the housing market knows, mortgages come in all different shapes and sizes. There are fixed and variable choices, differing mortgage rates, and a whole lot for homeowners to consider. And, just when you thought you had gotten … Continue reading

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Understanding The Different Types Of Mortgages

Buying a home is arguably the most important purchase that you’ll ever make, which is why it’s important to make the right decision. Given the high costs of a housing purchase, the odds are that you will need to take … Continue reading

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Why Mortgage Applications Get Rejected And What To Do Next

  Finding out that your mortgage application has been rejected is one of those heart-sinking moments. You may feel frustrated and upset. You may assume that your property dreams are over for now. You may also be feeling completely perplexed. … Continue reading

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Your Guide To FHA Loan Requirements

What Are FHA Loans? An FHA Loan is a mortgage loan which is insured by the U.S. Federal Housing Administration. Often aimed at first-time buyers and low-income earners, an FHA loan can enable applicants to obtain a mortgage with a … Continue reading

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Your Guide To Reverse Mortgage Loans

Are you interested in increasing your income after you retire? Do you have a home with a fully or mostly paid off mortgage? If so then you might want to consider a reverse mortgage loan. You probably have heard about … Continue reading

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Low Down Payment Mortgages That Allow You To Buy A Home Much Sooner

If you’re like most first-time home buyers, when it comes to finding a home loan, one obstacle tends to get in your way more than most. We’re talking about down payments. High down payment requirements can serve as the first … Continue reading

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Why You Should Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage This Summer

If you haven’t thought about it yet (or done so), this summer may be the perfect time to refinance your mortgage. Mortgage interest rates are still very low and have just recently dropped again. If you’re a homeowner with good … Continue reading

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What To Expect on Closing Day

Closing on a property can often seem like a process that takes forever. There are many steps to purchasing a home from making an offer and negotiating on the property you want to buy, finding a mortgage professional to help … Continue reading

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