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Top Tips for Finding Your Dream Chicago Neighborhood

If you’ve decided to move to or within Chicago, one of your first steps will be to find the right neighborhood. However, this can be a daunting task, even if you’ve lived here your entire life. The good news is … Continue reading

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What Information Is Needed for a Loan Application

The process of applying for a loan can seem complicated. As a mortgage company in Chicago, we can help you better understand this process so that it’s less stressful and so you can be better prepared. Let’s look at what … Continue reading

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How to Overcome the 5 Biggest Obstacles in the Homebuying Process

While housing prices continue to rise across the nation, first-time homebuyers are facing daunting challenges throughout the homebuying process from a booming housing market that also has its downside. Here are 5 big obstacles you can overcome as a first-time … Continue reading

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Top 5 Arguments Couples Should Avoid During the Homebuying Process

Buying a house together is a huge step for couples to take. It represents one of the largest purchases they will make in their lifetime, and a financial commitment that could span 20 or 30 years. In December 2017, the … Continue reading

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Renting Home Versus Buying Home: What Can You Afford?

There are a lot of things that you should consider if you should start looking into buying a home, versus renting as it’s a decision that can change your life. Once you buy your own home, there are new responsibilities like … Continue reading

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Why Buying a Home in Chicago Is Great for Young Couples

Young people and millennials like living and working in bigger cities like Chicago because there are lots of things to do and see. Once they decide to take their relationships to the next level and start cohabitating or decide to … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Potential Home for Expecting Parents

You’ve learned you’re expecting a child. The registry is set up and everything is in order, or is it? You look around your current home and realize it’s just not the place you see this child growing up in. That’s … Continue reading

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How To Be a Buyer With a “Wow” Factor

Buying your first home is a milestone event, and it will be exciting to start looking for houses that pique your interest. But while browsing real estate listings online or driving around neighbourhoods you’d like to live in are fun … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Home Buyer’s Checklist

Buying a home is one of the most important investments you will make in your life. It can seem like an overwhelming process, but going in prepared will not only allow you to find the perfect home, you will also … Continue reading

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12 Myths About Mortgages Everyone Thinks Are True

First-time home buyers often get their information second-hand from others who have already been in their shoes. Unfortunately, recycled information often gets passed along that is as much myth as it is factual. When it comes to getting a mortgage, … Continue reading

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