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17 Jul 2018
| 4 min read

IHDA offers down payment assistance programs for your home purchase

Many first time home buyers in Illinois look to the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) to see if they qualify for a down payment assistance program. In this article, we will go over the ben...

16 Jul 2018
| 3 min read

What is an instant home loan approval?

On a road trip West, we often stopped at the same well-known restaurant chain - good coffee, good food, and fast & friendly service. We knew in advance what the experience would be like and not waste ...

13 Jul 2018
| 5 min read

Buying a home in Logan Square, Chicago

Even compared to neighborhoods like Wicker Park, Logan Square boasts a unique personality driven by local pride. You seem to get a little bit of everything there. It’s a blend of old fashioned and new...

By Calvin
11 Jul 2018
| 13 min read

Repairing and building credit to prepare for buying a home

The world of credit scores can be a daunting subject for most people. Companies like Credit Karma have introduced access to credit scoring knowledge that was not previously as readily available. Yet m...

10 Jul 2018
| 5 min read

Ask the Underwriter: How are student loan payments calculated when qualifying for an FHA loan?

I'm making it easier for everyone to understand how the mortgage process works! As part of my brand new "Ask the Underwriter" feature, I'll be posting your questions and my answers each week. Want to ...

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