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11 Feb 2019
| 5 min read

What is a "preferred mortgage lender" and why should I use one?

Starting your home search by finding a mortgage lender is always the best and fastest route. But most people begin by reaching out to a realtor to help them find the right home. When you go this direc...

08 Feb 2019
| 2 min read

Can I get a mortgage if I’m party to a lawsuit?

Question: Years ago, I was in a car accident and have been in a legal battle ever since with the other party who is suing me. I was recently attempting to get pre-approved for a mortgage and was denie...

06 Feb 2019
| 3 min read

5 reasons to buy a home in Wisconsin in 2019

Whether you’re looking for lower home prices, down payment assistance, or affordable metro areas for first-time home buyers, Wisconsin makes a strong case for why you should buy a home there in 2019.

By Calvin
01 Feb 2019
| 5 min read

Everything you need is in Chicago's Southport Corridor

Our Chicago mortgage company has covered some big neighborhoods in Chicago (Wicker Park, Uptown, South Loop). But sometimes you find intriguing pockets within those major areas. And that includes Chic...

By Calvin
31 Jan 2019
| 4 min read

What does Loan-to-Value (LTV) mean on a mortgage?

When you're getting approved for a mortgage, you're likely to come across the acronym LTV, which refers to the Loan-to-Value ratio. In this blog, we'll cover what the Loan-to-Value ratio means, why it...

By Calvin

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