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  The "Science" of Pre-Qualifying Home Buyers During the 1st Quarter of 2014        Some would say that Pre-Qualifying a Home Buyer these days is a Science.  That meaning there is an exactness to the process as it now stands during the 1st Quarter of 2014.         I'd say that's definitely wrong....
  Looking for Trends in Mortgage Lending During 2014            Turn on the TV.  Read a newspaper. Check-out Social Media ... and you'll run into an article(s) regarding the latest "trends".  Heck, on Twitter they have a trend list that's constantly evolving and updating.  Trends ... and being ab...
Education + Preparation =  the Confidence a Chicagoland Single Female Home Buyer Needs to Start & Successfully Complete their Home Buying Transaction            A little over a year ago, I wrote a post entitled, "Have a Daughter?  Educate her Early about Finance, Credit, and Buying a Home".  It's...
   Balancing Risk with Affordable Financing: Lower Loan Limits & Higher Costs of Borrowing        An interesting phenomenon is taking place within the financing world these days ...        What "used" to be ... doesn't "remain that way" long!     This has always been the case in quickly-changing ...
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! And Get Started on Becoming a Chicagoland Home Owner!      I'm sure you recognize the following winter song lyrics ... Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we've no place to go Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow It ...
  Good News for Many Hopeful 2014 Home Buyers:  FHA's "Back to Work - Extenuating Circumstances" Program            Many U.S. Homeowners became the unfortunate participants in the recent real estate housing crisis.  A large number of them dream of becoming Homeowners once again.  These hopeful po...

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