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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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  A Mortgage Originator's View of Property Valuations Recently I read an article by Appraiser Tom Horn (Birmingham, AL) entitled: "How do Appraisers Calculate Price per Square Foot?" ...  Soon after reading this informative article, I received an Appraisal in my office on a (purchase) transaction...

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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 2018 - Holiday Shopping Safety Tips Today's brisk cool wind reminds me, another summer with its warm sunny days is in our rearview mirror ... Brrrrrrr!  It also reminded me that the Holidays are just around the corner!   Of course, that means holiday commercials will soon be running on our TVs 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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 Rental Income: A Growing Investment Trend Over the recent months, I've seen a growing trend in my local Chicagoland real estate markets ... The number of Investors inquiring about the purchase of condos, apartments, townhomes, and even traditional owner-occupied single-family homes to be utilize...

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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 Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, Hayrides in Will County - 2018 Fall in all its glory has arrived in Will County ...   There's a new crispness to the air, especially at night now. The hours of sunlight are fewer.  Leaves are turning in color and falling to the ground.   Fall in Will Co...

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 Freddie Mac Guidelines Regarding Credit History, Authorized Users and Mortgage Approval Recently, Freddie Mac updated their underwriting guidelines, via its "Bulletin" from September 19, 2018 ... One of the key points documented in this Freddie Mac Bulletin related to Credit Reporting and s...

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 Impact of Late or Missed PaymentsAre You Playing "Catch Up"? As a kid, you probably used it yourself with friends when you said ... "You go ahead, I'll catch up".  As an adult, it's likely you've said, "I'm playing "catch up" at work" after returning from a long weekend or vacation.  Or upo...

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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   When You Navigate Your Mortgage Process: WHO are the People That Help You? You've decided to become a homeowner ...Congratulations!For most people, that means it's time for them to: Seek and Choose a Mortgage Originator Learn about the steps involved in the mortgage process Educate yourself ab...

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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  Pre-Approval VS Pre-Qualification:How "Approved" are  You?  If you take a look online, you can easily find multiple definitions and opinions on just what constitutes a Mortgage "Pre-Qualification", "Pre-Approval", and "Pre-Approval Letter" ... and the differences that exist between them ... So ...

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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  Lincoln-Way Community High School2018 Varsity Football Schedules(Central, East, & West)   Kids are back in school already ...   That means some great gridiron action is available each week at your local high school ... Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210, serving the New Lenox, Fra...

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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 Recent Changes to Fannie Mae DeliverGood News to Chicago - Chicagoland Condo Buyers   No matter your lifestyle, Chicago - Chicagoland ... with its many diverse neighborhoods and extended surrounding suburbs ... has real estate property for sale that will fit and satisfy your personal tastes, bud...

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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  Lender Remorse:  Why and How to Avoid It No matter the size of the business, businesses today typically choose to incorporate some type of social media into their marketing efforts ... That's certainly true for me.  As a Mortgage Originator, I participate in many of the major social media outle...

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 Options and Opportunity Availableto Singles Hoping to Buy a Home  Here's a statistic I find fascinating ...According to a recent survey released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR):     Single-female homebuyers outpace single-male homebuyers by a margin of over          2-to-1.  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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  What Makes You Special When You Buy a Home?  Your Financial DNA Parents often tell their children they're "special".  They're unique.  Like no other person on earth.  I know I told both of my boys that ... still do.It's a pretty heavy message for a child to hear, isn't it?  One based on love ce...

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 1 Reliable Way to Learn  How Much Home You Can Afford     Want to know how much home you can afford?  To do that you must consider ...    Your Income Outstanding Debt Credit Scores Savings Accumulated for Down Payment/Closing Fees Interest Rate Loan Term Property Taxes Possible HOA Fees...

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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 Becoming a First-Time Home Buyer: How & Where to Begin You've made the big decision ...  You've decided to buy a home! Now what?  Where do you begin? Begin by focusing on your future mortgage needs ...So ... you've heard that securing a mortgage and financing a home can be challenging?  The mort...

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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  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...

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'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...

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 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 ...

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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 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...

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 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...

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