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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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    New Lenox Fire Department to Host Open House October 13th to Kick-off Fire Prevention Week                Fire Prevention Week is being kicked-off in the  Village of New Lenox, IL on Saturday, October 13th.  To celebrate the New Lenox Fire Department will host an Open House: Saturday October ...

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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    Don't Accidentally Start a Fire   Install a Fire Detector Within Your Contracts                  From start to finish ... the dates and chronology of a Real Estate Contract have become increasingly important to the outcome of the transaction.  This is certainly true here in my  Will County, I...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Is It Finally Time to Sell is a question analized by Draper and Kramer mortgage company?  Analyzing Your Financial Situation, with interest rates at record lows and home prices remaining low, we know it is a good time to buy, but is it a good time to sell? The biggest influencer in home sales is ...

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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    The Not So Simple Task of Quoting Interest Rates                     I liken Interest Rates to onions in more than a couple of ways.  Much like onions, Interest Rates have "layers".  In today's mortgage financing, a  Mortgage Lender  must weigh all the facts and peel away "layers" of informat...

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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The Magic Elixir Needed When Buying a Home and Seeking a Mortgage in Chicagoland                    One of my wife's favorite movies is the 1938 version of,  "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer".   It's a movie classic that's been seen many times at our home.        If you've read  Mark Twain's   book...

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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      What are the Odds? You might be surprised ...             Years ago, our youngest son, John, worked as a caddy at the  Olympia Fields Country Club located in  Olympia Fields, IL.             One day, John is serving as a  Fore Caddy  during a round at Olympia.  Out of nowhere, from somewher...

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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    Basking in Some Recent Good Housing News             Interesting statistics and trends have been reported by the  Bureau of Economic Analysis  recently.         Refreshingly, they show some positives have finally come to many current households ... and provide reason for some momentary baskin...

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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     I Promise to Love, Cherish ... and Pay My Bills??     *  Food for thought:            According to the 2010 Current Population Survey (conducted annually by the U.S. Census Bureau), there are about 7.5 million unmarried opposite-sex couples cohabiting in the United States today, a well as an...

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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Santa's Elves Babysitting Services Offered Through New Lenox Park District (IL) on December 2nd and 16th              Are you a busy parent with lots to accomplish this holiday season?  Holiday parties to attend?  Shopping to complete?  Do you live near New Lenox, IL?         Then wow ... do I h...

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, in Part 1 of this post, I spoke of a first-time home buyer facing the dilemma of having to "adjust" her purchase offer on a home or walk away from the transaction.  This home buyer found herself in this predicament because appraisers (and yes, I said plural) would not "adjust" th...

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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           Nothing says fall like football ...       And the Lincoln-Way Community School District provides plenty of great opportunities to watch top-notch gridiron action.      Now consisting of 4 superb schools, the LIncoln-Way School District offers a full fall schedule of exciting football ...

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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                            My best Summer crop?  It's Also Good News!                  Potential Home Buyers with Newly-Approvable Credit ...          While going over my databases this last weekend, I unearthed exciting news not only for myself, but for my referral partners too.  I've been trac...

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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     Given the recent additions to our family, these days my wife and I are watching Sesame Street once again.  Always big fans when our 2 boys were little, we find ourselves renewing our affection for this program and its characters, both old and new.      Our grandchildren are fascinated by th...
The New Lenox Village Board has passed an ordinance which would require the registration and inspection of properties that are vacant and/or foreclosed. The draft ordinance requires any foreclosed property and/or a declared vacant property - unoccupied for six (6) consecutive months or greater or...

By Tim Ireland
(Midland States Bank)
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Since it's happened several times and again just recently, I felt it was an obligation to warn uninformed buyers...BEWARE OF THE CROOKED LOAN OFFICER!!! I'm amaized and dumbfounded at the same time that some loan officers continue to do the same misleading practice over and over again. Amaized be...
 Since becoming a Certified Distressed Property Expert (C.D.P.E.) and working more and more with distressed homeowners, I've become increasingly aware of how many consumers are not aware of the differences between a Short Sale and a Foreclosure or REO property. Most people looking to buy a home ...
The Critical Questions You Must Ask Any Realtor Before You List or consider hiring a Realtor. Eight questions to ask during an interview process before you hire a real estate agent to list your home. 1. What is your company’s track record and reputation in the market place?  It may appear like ev...

By LOUIS VELA
(Wells Fargo Home Mortgage )
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 For many people, the ability to refinance your home may shrink daily expenses and actually better credit all at once. Contrary to what you might think, refinancing is still a viable option for many householders. Discover if it's a sound idea to refinance your home with this quick quiz:   1. Are ...

By Belinda OnullBrien, Elegant Stager, New Lenox, IL
(Elegant Stager)
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It's that time of year again. It is time to think about your New Years Resolution! I have a few this year. My resolution this year is to: Spend more quality time with my family (never enough time) Start eating healthy (lord help me and keep the chocolate away) Find more time for myself(LOL) I thi...

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