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By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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How Do You Turn Your Dream of Buying into Reality? Through Preparation   “Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.”   -  Sun Tzu       Who doesn't like looking at beautiful homes?      Who can resist the temptation of imagining themselves living in those...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Choosing Your Neighborhood When You Buy          Not too long ago, my wife received a call from one of our neighbors.  The neighbor was asking Marilyn to come over immediately, as she had cut herself and needed help.       She wanted to know first though ... could Marilyn see blood, apply a but...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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               Can I Sell and Buy a Home at the Same Time?                                  What You Need to Know          Back in the late 70's when I started in mortgages, it was fairly commonplace to have "domino" closings take place.  That meaning multiple buying/selling transactions, each de...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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How Prepared are You?       The question above is a timely one.  Why?  We're entering Tornado Season again in the Chicagoland area ...      Did you know ...  In an average year, 1200 tornadoes are reported? That a tornado has the capability to lift 20-tons? The winds of a tornado are clocked at 2...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Mortgage Change With Real Impact:FHA to Loosen Standard Regarding Student Loans        In recent months, it appears that mortgage lending practices are trending in favor of Borrowers ...          This is great news after years of restrictive guidelines implemented as a result of the mortgage cris...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Friend: If you go on Facebook*, you don't have to be there long before you run into an opportunity to take a quiz ... or see a friend posting the results of a quiz they took.  They're extremely popular right now. Admittedly, some of the quizzes you see are kind of silly or obviously for entertai...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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                        2 Simple Steps That Will Help You                               Avoid Problems During the                      Buying and Financing of Your Home          There's an old saying that I heard frequently while awaiting the birth of my children ...          "Babies rarely arriv...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Beyond Down Payment: What Will My Mortgage Closing Costs Be?  When I first speak with new mortgage clients … especially those that are first-time home buyers … there's often a bit of confusion regarding what costs will be involved in the obtaining of their loan.After I've spent some time with the...

By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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Let the celebrating continue with our latest homebuyers, Brian and Lauren! After one failed contract, they found a more perfect home of their dreams and with the help of loan originator William Piotrowski were clear to close three weeks ahead of their closing date allowing them to coast worry fre...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 "How Long Will My Chicagoland Mortgage Closing Take?"               You have found the home of your dreams ...       The documentation and underwriting requirements for your mortgage have been met.  You've finally heard the sweet words "Clear to Close" from your Lender.  The big day, Closing Day...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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There's No 'I' in Mortgage        I have a confession ...           I am a "Sportsaholic".  Anyone that knows me knows that to be true.  Especially my wife.      Name the sport.  I probably watch it or follow the outcome of its competition/games.  Football, golf, baseball, basketball, hockey, bul...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Friends! The weather in Chicagoland has been especially mild as of late, so this last weekend I walked the perimeter of my home to assess what home maintenance needs to be tackled as warmer Spring weather permits. Unfortunately, I discovered that one bit of maintenance just can't wait for Spring...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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       Yesterday was a big day for my 5 year old grand-daughter, Marilyn ... as she became a brown belt in Tiger Kwon's Taekwondo.        Marilyn's pictured above with Master Kwon at the New Lenox (IL) school location.  He's been great and taught her well throughout her time at the school.      I...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Have Credit Challenges?Don't Sell Yourself ShortMortgage Options May be Available       FACT ...      Just because you faced credit issues in the past, doesn't mean you can't obtain an Approval on a home loan today ...      I, (via, American Portfolio Mortgage Corp.) have a FHA loan option avai...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Are You a Hopeful Home Buyer?Did You Just File Your Taxes?         Did you just file your taxes?  Or hoping to soon?            If so, and thinking of buying an IL/Chicago-area (or Wisconsin) home in the near future, now is the perfect time to talk to me to get started with your financing.      ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Is 20% the Perfect Down Payment When Buying a Home?Maybe … Maybe Not      A 20% down payment is often heralded as the perfect goal for those contemplating the purchase of a home ...       And it's hard to argue that there's anything wrong with having that goal in mind when saving for an upcoming ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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More Favorable Lending Guidelines Now Available for Borrowers      On December 21, 2015, Fannie Mae rolled out a new "more forgiving" loan program.  One that will make it easier for Borrowers to qualify for a mortgage.  That program's name is "HomeReady".       "HomeReady" is a lending program re...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Friend ... The winter holidays are upon us once again, as Thanksgiving ... typically the "kick-off" holiday ... is only 1 week away.   Time certainly flies ... even if turkeys can't! Life gets busy for us all around this time of year. Who can't use some tips and a helping-hand to carve-out some ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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Change is Inevitable.The Outcome From That Change is Not                This last weekend was filled with "My Little Pony", "Shopkins", and "My Littlest Pet Shop" toys.      Our grandbaby, Marilyn, visited with us while her Mom and Dad were busy.  As usual, she had her collection of Ponies, Pets,...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Friend:  Witches!  Zombies!  Ghosts! Haunted Houses!    October is the time when spirits lurk at each and every corner ... October's the time for playing in fall leaves, chillin' in front of bonfires, and bundling-up with warmer jackets for football games played in crisp fall weather. October's...

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