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13 Dec 2018
| 3 min read

Easy guide to employment history for mortgage applications

Mortgage applications require 24 months of employment history. The stability and reliable flow of your income is a key factor in the decision making for approving your home loan.

05 Dec 2018
| 6 min read

Buying a home in Uptown Chicago

Uptown Chicago - where old meets new. Just north of Wrigley, just south of Andersonville, just east of Lincoln Square. Uptown always seems to be just off to the side of the action as typical Chicago g...

By Calvin
04 Dec 2018
| 10 min read

How to make sense of the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

In this article, I’ll show you how to quickly read and understand the Certificate of Eligibility (COE). This information will make it easy for you to see if you’re eligible for a VA Loan so that you c...

04 Dec 2018
| 5 min read

Calculating the VA funding fee for a VA Loan

The VA funding fee is a government fee applied to nearly every VA home purchase and refinance. The VA funding fee covers the cost of the VA Loan Guarantee and is paid directly to the Veteran Affairs A...

29 Nov 2018
| 3 min read

Ask the Underwriter: Are DACA Borrowers Considered to be Lawfully Present in the United States, According to the USCIS?

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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