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When Calvin was young he dreamed of ruling an expansive fiefdom where his subjects would enjoy safe and comfortable lives. These days the job ruler of the free world is not as appealing as it once was, but his passion to help people realize their dreams of safe and comfortable lives through homeownership remains. He is excited to answer your questions and walk you through the mortgage process and prepare you to unlock the door to your own little kingdom.
12 Apr 2019
| 7 min read

Should I use my retirement savings to buy a home?

“I’m buying a home and planning on putting 5% down. But would it be better to take money from my retirement savings and put more money down?" We hear this question quite often. Many home buyers wonder...

By Calvin
11 Apr 2019
| 3 min read

Find a variety of homes for sale in Edgwater, Chicago

Acting as a reminder of the roaring 20’s, Edgewater’s vintage feel is complete with old style movie theatres and antique shops. But the neighborhood’s charm is only amplified by the beautiful beaches ...

By Calvin
02 Apr 2019
| 4 min read

Looking at apartments in Chicago? Don't overlook Andersonville.

There are plenty of charming northside Chicago neighborhoods you can choose to buy a home in, but none are as eccentric and welcoming as Andersonville. If you're looking at apartments in Chicago, Ande...

By Calvin
26 Mar 2019
| 6 min read

Chicagoans are buying Logan Square apartments. What's it like to live there?

Even compared to neighborhoods like Wicker Park, Logan Square Chicago 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...

By Calvin
22 Mar 2019
| 3 min read

What's an instant home loan approval?

The old (and unfortunately standard) mortgage process is far from consistent. Pre-approvals are just estimates, closing takes months, and you’re buried in paperwork. At NewCastle Home Loans, we’ve cha...

By Calvin

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