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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.
21 Jan 2020
| 4 min read

What Mortgage Rate Can I Expect?

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 ...

By Calvin
13 Jan 2020
| 3 min read

Buying a home in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood

Bridgeport’s authenticity and history have left its mark on Chicago in many ways. Perhaps that’s why so many people want to buy a home, move in, and join the tried-and-true community.

By Calvin
11 Dec 2019
| 3 min read

How to buy a home in Chicago for less than $200,000

A tight budget doesn’t mean you have to keep renting forever. When you rent, you’re often helping someone else pay their mortgage – why not your own?

By Calvin
25 Oct 2019
| 5 min read

Food and culture dominate living in Chinatown Chicago

Located near the South Loop, Chinatown is one of the smallest but most well known Chicago neighborhoods. And it’s the only growing Chinatown in the U.S. Not only do immigrants continue to move into th...

By Calvin
12 Sep 2019
| 3 min read

How and when to use mortgage points to lower your interest rate

You’re bound to come across mortgage points as you dive into the down payment and monthly costs of your home loan. Mortgage points can be confusing. They reduce your monthly mortgage rate, but they co...

By Calvin

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