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By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 6
    Thanksgiving is a time for reflection.  What ... Who .. are you thankful for?   I know that I'm thankful for my family.  This Thanksgiving I'll look around the dinner table and be lucky enough to see my Mother, healthy and still enjoying life.  I'll also see my wife, our 2 sons, 2 wonderful d...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 66
   Why Are the Most Recent 2 Years of Your Life Important in Financing?      It's definitely true.  Much has changed in the Mortgage Industry and the financing of homes in a very short time.       But one thing has not changed.  That is the importance placed by Mortgage Lenders and their Underwri...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 0
As a follow up to part 1 (Location, location, location), a buyer wanted to know when they should start looking. My response regarding price.... PRICE - You and I need to know what you are preapproved for. Buyers are under the impression that we just want to know so we can show you homes in that p...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 53
   Why Bank Statements and Verification of Funds Are So Important to Mortgage Underwriters      One topic ... one direction provided during the Mortgage Process that seems to baffle and frustrate my prospective home buyers during their Mortgage Process, surrounds the sourcing and documenting of D...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 2
I recently received an email from a very sweet homebuyer. She was very thorough and told me that they were renting and that they hadn't talked to a lender yet. Bottom line was she wasn't sure when she and her husband should start looking. She didn't give me a phone number which sometimes means t...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 21
Entering or Currently Navigating the Mortgage Process?   Don't Even THINK About it!   Follow the warnings found on my Flyer below             If hoping to Buy, Build, or Refinance a Home in the greater Chicagoland area, please contact me!  I'll put my 37 years of mortgage experience and expertise...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 13
   Think You Can't Buy a Home in Chicagoland? 10 Facts That May Change Your Mind      I've found that Home Buyers looking to be Pre-Qualified  for a home loan purchase are sometimes quite surprised by their ability to successfully get a Loan Approval without having PERFECT credit.        To add t...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 8
    Did you have snow at your house this last weekend?  Don't know about you, but I'm not ready for it, at least mentally.  But yet, clocks were turned back, we ushered in the month of November, and dragged our winter coats out of the closet over the last week.  So ready or not, here comes winte...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 20
  You Decluttered Your Chicagoland Home.  What Now?        I'm just guessing, but I'm betting there are thousands of videos and real estate articles about the importance and wisdom of "decluttering" your home prior to putting it up for sale ...       Magazines, blogs, and social media are all fil...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max All Properties New Lenox Illinois)
Comments 4
In a recent interview on "The Chew" show I heard Gladys Knight best define Gratitude.   When asked what were her preshow eating rituals, she explained them after sharing first, she never ever takes it for granted, after all these years of performing, when an audience shows up for her performance....
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 13
 How to Make Your First Mortgage Payment                Inside Mortgage Finance News reported on October 28, 2014 ...       "Total mortgage-related complaints filed by borrowers with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fell again in the third quarter of 2014 – the fifth drop in the last six ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 57
Fewer Condominium Associations FHA Eligible             Recently, an agent that is a referral partner of mine contacted me regarding a listing of his that was a Condominium.  He had received an offer on the listing and the offer called for FHA financing.        This agent posed a question to me. ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 8
    The Hidden Truths Within Bankruptcy Filings      We've arrived at an unique point in the world of home buying and financing.  It comes on the heels of several years of financial hardships, unprecedented foreclosures, and job losses.           These challenges faced have often lead to the fili...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 2
  The Hidden Truths Within Bankruptcy Filings      We've arrived at an unique point in the world of home buying and financing.  It comes on the heels of several years of financial hardships, unprecedented foreclosures, and job losses.         These challenges faced have often lead to the filing o...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 60
    Banking and Account Fees:  Why They Must Be Important to Millennials            Banks, many of which are trying to re-coup profits lost from low interest rates, mortgage lending, and the cost of doing business, have been raising the fees on many of their services ...          Those service fe...
By Eric Egeland, SFR, e-PRO, CDPE
(RE/MAX SUBURBAN)
Comments 2
      EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY. 2772 SF CORPORATE OWNED HOME ON CUL-DE-SAC LOT. FRESHLY PAINTED W/ NEW CARPET. GREAT LAYOUT W/ LARGE ROOM SIZES. GREAT NATURAL LIGHT. FULL UNFINISHED BASEMENT. FENCED YARD. CONVENIENT LOCATION IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO RETAIL, PARKS & SCHOOLS.*AS-IS SALE. NO DISCLOSURES/S...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 3
  2014 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours in Will County, IL Communities               Halloween is right around the corner!        Little ghosts and creepy goblins ... witches, pirates, and scarey creatures of all shapes and sizes will soon be ringing doorbells all across Will County.        Most to...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 35
  School is in Session! The Benefits of Conventional Lending vs FHA         Mortgage Insurance is required on loans where a 20% down payment is not available from the Buyer/Borrower.        Since most all Conventional Loans in the traditional marketplace require a minimum of 5% down, (Note: I sai...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 18
         Below you'll find this week's news and info I thought you'd find of interest and use.         Please remember to keep your questions and suggestions for future email blasts coming!  I love hearing from you and your input is always greatly appreciated!     12 things you absolutely must do...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
Comments 15
  Why Millennials Hoping to Buy a Home in the Future NEED to Establish Credit NOW         Here are 2 statistics I ran across recently: 80% of Millennials believe owning a home is "part of the American dream".  (Better Homes and Gardens Magazine 2014 Survey regarding the attitude and spending tren...

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