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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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          My Mother-in-law, Pauline was a super "Santa's Helper".  In fact, I think she just may have authored the Elves' training manual for Santa ...     All holidays were never too far from her mind. Never too far off on the calendar for her to be thinking and planning for them.       Whether ...

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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 Credit Reports and History: No One Will Care More Than You       No one cares more about your Credit and credit standing than you ... right?  Or should ...         While we expect creditors (banks, credit card companies, collection agencies, student loan lenders, medical providers, retailers, et...

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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2016 Will County Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms,Corn Mazes, and Hayrides         The leaves are already falling off the trees at our home in Lockport.  Cooler night temperatures remind me that Fall 2016 has officially arrived in Chicagoland ...      Here in Will County, IL ... that means wonderful...

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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Eliminating FHA Mortgage Insurance? Mining for Gold!        A comment often heard regarding today's mortgage process is that it's "difficult" or tedious.  There are too many questions, requests for information, or details to navigate ...     And while it is true that there can be much to gather, ...

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 is FHA Mortgage Insurance and How Does it Work?      Mortgage Insurance remains a hot topic for potential Borrowers, current Borrowers, and professionals alike.  And of great interest, no matter which type of mortgage program it's utilized in ... Conventional or FHA (Federal Housing Adminis...

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 Recipe for Success: Does Your Mortgage Originator Possess the Right Ingredients?      A couple of days ago, I received a comment regarding my recent blog/post, "How to "Replace" Mortgage Insurance" from a fellow ActiveRain Member and real estate industry professional. (Thank you Patricia Feager...

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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 Ready for Fall?  It's Arriving Soon  Friend ...Maybe it's because football season has started. Maybe it's the kids being back in school. Or because the night air is cooler. But a sense of Fall has arrived here in Chicagoland ...The Fall Season brings changes with it. Changes in temperatures. Cha...

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 to "Replace" Mortgage Insurance        The many questions and comments I received regarding my recent post about Private Mortgage Insurance prove that PMI remains a topic of real interest and concern for Borrowers and real estate professionals alike ...      After reading my post, many reader...

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 Pros and Cons of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)       Although the term "PMI" ... Private Mortgage Insurance ... is seen and heard frequently, there remains a shroud of mystery surrounding it ...     When I first speak with potential Chicagoland - IL/WI Borrowers, they sometimes have a nega...

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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2016 - Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210Varsity Football Schedules "There's two times of year for me:  Football season, and waiting for football season."  Darius Rucker               Nothing says it's Fall like football ...     And Lincoln-Way Community High School, District #210, ...

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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NOW May Not Be the Perfect Time to Buy, but it IS the Perfect Time to Start Your Preparation      A recent survey performed by Fannie Mae reported that a majority of Millennials feel that owning a home makes more sense that renting does.  And a full 49% said that their next move would be to a hom...

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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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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Gifting of Down Payment Funds: An Early Christmas        Many of today's Millennial First-Time Homebuyers have learned from previous homebuyers' experiences and their financial struggles ...             The previous decade's housing crisis and financial recession taught them that they should buy ...

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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  Newsletter      Friend ... The extremely hot weather we've been experiencing makes it hard to believe ... but kids will be heading back to school soon.It's a time of preparation, as a result of this fact. Whether you're moving to a new home in a new school district, shopping for school supplies...

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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Closing Cost Options That Help Buy or Sell a Home          The accumulation of a Down Payment is often a First-Time Homebuyer's  primary focus once the decision to buy has been made.  Monetarily and mentally, the down payment becomes the one central goal they focus on ...       So when I raise qu...

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 School District #122 Students Head Back to School for 2016 - 2017             The summer is flying by!        It's hard to believe, but kids in New Lenox School District 122 (Pre-School through 8th Grade) will soon be heading back to school.      The first day of the 2016-2017 school ye...

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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Wedding Gift Registries: Thinking Outside the Gift Box       A recent post entitled "Crowdfunding your down payment?",  written by fellow ActiveRain member, Alan May (Coldwell Banker Residential, Evanston, IL) raised the topic of:     Engaged couples establishing a Wedding Gift Registry for the p...

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 Scoop on Down Payments:They Don't Need to be 20%           It seems like a lifetime ago, but in actuality, it’s only been (approximately) 8 years since our nation’s housing crisis began …     Since that time, there has been a tightening of Mortgage Underwriting Standards.  Much needed, as it’...

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's YOUR Personal Breakeven Point? Renting VS Buying       Do a Google Search.  Type in "home buying fears".  See all the pages of articles that pop-up addressing the topic and the many reasons you should or should not be fearful ...       Home evaluation is often mentioned within the context ...

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!Our country will be celebrating its independence over the upcoming weekend. Monday is the 4th of July! Where will you enjoy fireworks?  If in the Will County area, I hope you'll consider viewing from one of the county's many communities hosting this year.  Click HERE to view a list of opti...

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