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Get your questions answered, so you know what to expect when buying a home. 

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  • Move forward with your home purchase.

"NewCastle helped me get my first mortgage, and I recommend them very highly. Incredible customer service, super responsive, and played a huge role in..."

Andy S.

"My experience with New Castle Home Loans and Jim's team was nothing short of outstanding. They provided me with a home loan that was tailored to my family's needs, and the entire process was incredibly easy-going and hassle-free..."

Alex Grubbe
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"Fastest and most reliable service I have ever had and heard. I am especially thankful for Jim Quist for his knowledgeable and caring service. His service was above and beyond..."

Monir Moghadam
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"I have done three mortgages with new castle. Perfect efficincy and super happy to work with them again."

Yuankai Huo
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"The NewCastle team helped us achieve our long-time goal of becoming homeowners. I never dreamed closing on a home could go so smoothly for us. They were..."

Michele Librado

"Highly recommended! Jim and his entire time were friendly, helpful, and responsive. I'm glad I worked with this business, who has an office right here in the city and understands the intricacies of the Chicago market."

Keenan D
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"Had a great experience working with Jim and his team. Surely recommended!"

Mo T
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"It’s been a absolute pleasure working with the New Castle team for the 2nd time, I can’t say enough good things about this company..."

Pat McRay
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"I worked with Jim last year and worked with him again this year as well. Jim was very helpful, and is very obvious that he..."

Alex Alvarado
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"I just closed on my home yesterday, as a first time home buyer all because of Jim, literally!!!! …"

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Frequently asked questions

How far in advance should you get pre-approved for a mortgage?

The best time to get pre-approved for a mortgage is between 1 and 4 months before buying a home. Start the pre-approval at least 1 month in advance. And wait until you're within 4 months of buying a place.

We check your credit before issuing a pre-approval letter. Your credit score determines how much you can afford and the type of loan, interest rate, and monthly payment. It expires in 4 months. After that, we restart the pre-approval process with another credit check.

How long is a mortgage pre-approval good for?

Should you get pre-approved by multiple lenders?

Will a mortgage credit check lower your score?

Why use NewCastle Home Loans for a mortgage?