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Keith MacDonald

Keith brings 20+ years experience to the mortgage industry. Prior to that he was an accomplished options trader and real estate investor Keith brings his in-depth knowledge of the financial markets to each and every loan he touches. He treats every loan as if it were his own, whether it be his first home mortgage, a refinance or an investment property. Keith selects loan products based on securing low monthly payments, minimizing risk and providing the best possible financial scenario for his Clients. He can often be heard saying “It’s all about your cash flow. Your home should be an integral part of your portfolio, not a roadblock to living your life well.” This unique financial perspective positions his Client’s mortgages as an integral part of their financial well being. Keith enjoys spending time with his two teenage daughters and lovely wife, practicing yoga and Pilates and walking his dogs. Keith is a huge fan of Elvis and will be traveling and blogging from Graceland often. Keith loves writing and sharing a good story. He can be reached by calling 312-933-3178 or
17 Apr 2018

How do your prepare for buying a home?

No matter how many times you go through the process of buying a home, there is always some stress. When the purchase finally closes and you move in, you may say to yourself “never again.” Is it possib...

30 Aug 2017

What is a jumbo loan?

A jumbo loan is a mortgage with a loan amount higher than the conforming loan limit set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. For a single family home, condo In most counties in Illinois, any mortgage of mor...

28 Aug 2017

How one client’s refinancing mortgage woes turned to huge savings Multifamily Home

Should I refinance my mortgage to lower my interest rate?

16 Aug 2017

Four easy ways to remove PMI

PMI is painful, but getting rid of it shouldn’t be.

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