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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
20 Mar 2019
| 6 min read

Get tax relief from the Cook County Homeowner Exemption

One of the woes of owning a home in Cook County is the property tax bill installments due every March and August. But there’s some good news - you might be able to qualify for a tax relief exemption. ...

12 Mar 2019
| 7 min read

Should I use a land contract to buy a home?

Not long ago, land contracts were extremely popular when mortgages were difficult to qualify for and had extraordinarily high-interest rates. Although they have decreased in popularity, land contracts...

07 Mar 2019
| 8 min read

How to qualify for WHEDA down payment assistance in Wisconsin

Saving up for a down payment on a home can be tough. But if you live in Wisconsin, there is help. The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) offers down payment assistance progra...

06 Mar 2019
| 3 min read

Can I get approved for a mortgage with income from the marijuana industry?

The legalization of marijuana in the United States has continued to progress at a state level. More than ten states have made it fully legal while others continue to decriminalize and approve medical ...

By Calvin

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