Category Archives: homebuying

Pre-Approval Adds Certainty to the Homebuying Process in 2021

If you’re ready to purchase a new home, one of the smartest steps you can take is to obtain a pre-approval for your new mortgage. Even if you have a pretty good idea of where you stand in terms of … Continue reading

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How Do VA Loans Work

VA loans, or Veteran Loans, are a benefit offered to Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces on behalf of a grateful nation to facilitate the process of homeownership. The VA loan program was established in 1944, providing opportunities to millions … Continue reading

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Tips For Today’s Changing Mortgage Rates

You may have noticed that things have been kind of volatile in recent weeks. Huge segments of the country are going into lockdown. Many employees across all sorts of industries are working from home. Tragically, many have lost their jobs. … Continue reading

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10 Commandments For Home Buyers

So you’ve decided to buy a house. Congratulations! Buying a new home and securing a mortgage can seem intimidating, but this handy overview will assure you of your decision and how to proceed. The key to skillfully navigating the process … Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Expect When Working With Brad Boden

If you are looking for a mortgage lender with an exceptional reputation behind them, you’d be hard-pressed to find one better than Brad Boden. Brad has been a Top 1% mortgage lender with A and N Mortgage Services for the … 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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Kiki Calumet Honored As A Market Leader in Forbes

Forbes magazine is in the business of making lists of the best of everything that the market has to offer including, incidentally, mortgage brokers. This year, the company (in conjunction with Five Star Professional) recognized our very own Kiki Calumet … Continue reading

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2019 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

Rated #1 for companies with less than 99 employees and #4 overall. A & N Mortgage Services Inc. has been named one of 2019’s Best Mortgage Companies to Work for. This program was created by National Mortgage News and Best Companies … Continue reading

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Should You Refinance Or Get A Home Equity Line Of Credit?

  If you are looking to make some improvements to your home, but you don’t want to dip into your personal savings, there are some options for you to consider. You might want to consider refinancing your mortgage or taking … Continue reading

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Buying a Home? Holiday Savings Tips from Your Chicago Mortgage Broker

If you’re saving up for that big down payment on your first home, you know how tough it can be to trim your expenses and stick to your budget. While scrimping and saving are rough-going all year round, it’s particularly … Continue reading

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