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Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate info, plus details and local info pertaining to New Lenox, the Lincoln-Way Area, Will County, the Greater Chicagoland area, Illinois and Wisconsin
  2018 Forest Preserve District of Will County "Food Truck Fridays" Visit the Forest Preserve District of Will County, either in person or online, and you'll quickly find out that the benefits and services offered by the Forest Preserve District go way beyond the trails, animals, preserves, and b...
   It Really is a "Small World" After All You've probably heard the phrase, "It's a small world" ...  The message and phrase, created by Disney for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, was proven fact to me here on ActiveRain over the last weekend.  (To hear the Disney song, click HERE) How?    I...
  Calendar of Events, Celebrations & Observances for April - 2018   When you think about the month of April, what pops into your mind?Spring beginning to show itself ... grass turning green once again ... wearing lighter jackets ... sunshine lasting 'til later in the day ... April offers us all o...
  I've Applied & Successfully Closed on a Mortgage Before. I'm Buying Again ... What Now? Spring ... In Illinois and the Chicagoland area, Spring typically signals the kick-off of a new home sale year.   New construction starts popping-up as warmer weather allows for digging and pouring of home f...
  The Businessperson's Pot O' Gold:Testimonials and Referrals Testimonials and referrals ... as a businessperson, it just doesn't get any better than receiving them, right? Neither are ever a given, no matter how well-deserved.  And in this busy world, they can be hard to come by.  Clients (even ...
 Do You Really REALLY Love that Home? A statement I often hear from my new mortgage clients is ...  "I found a house!  I just love it!"I think that's exactly what you should hear from clients searching for a home.  A home that will house their life ... and probably represents the single-most expe...
  Choosing Your Loan Officer:Don't Short-Change Yourself The act of obtaining a mortgage has become a deeply personal and individualized pursuit. In its present form, it has little in common with mortgage applications of the past.Because of that fact, the act of choosing a Mortgage Originator/Len...
  March 2nd & 3rdAnnual "Manhattan Irish Fest" Manhattan, IL is my hometown.  It's located in the heart of Will County, IL.  It's a town proud of its history, its present and future ... and deep Irish roots ... Residents will proudly tell you that Manhattan is the home of the "Manhattan Irish Fes...
  Avoid "Mortgage Approval-Ivy". Don't Make These Mortgage Mistakes When our boys were little, we decided to construct a home in the Lincoln-Way Area of the Chicago Southland.  When choosing a lot to build on, we visited subdivision after subdivision in the area.   After deciding on the subdivisi...
  HOW and HOW MUCH Late Mortgage Payments Can Hurt You  From client info, applications, communications, mortgage industry news, marketing ideas, to social media and more, it seems like I'm reading all the time these days.  The gathering (and sharing) of info is vitally important for an LO.  But a...

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