About William Chu


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William Chu is a Loan Officer at NewCastle Home Loans with more than 14 years of mortgage lending experience. He has previously worked with MidAmerica Bank, Wells Fargo, Wintrust, and MB Financial. Clients benefit from William’s significant experience when purchasing a home in addition to selling and buying their next home to investors looking at investment properties.

His experience and commitment to delivering mortgage solutions with an outstanding customer experience has earned him the Five Star Mortgage Professional Award repeatedly - an award provided to the top 7% of mortgage professionals for exceptional customer satisfaction and service.

When William is not busy helping buyers with mortgage loans, he speaks as a subject matter expert at real estate offices, homeowner associations, and professional associations. His other interests include tennis, racquetball, and ballroom dancing. He and his wife, Queena, live in the west suburbs of Chicago with their three dogs, Prince, Chloe and Sophie.

When you are thinking about purchasing your first home, a second home and or a rental property, contact William early in your process so you benefit from his experience to determine what you can afford and to understand next steps. Like many of his clients, you will benefit from his knowledge, his communication and his genuine passion to help you. 

Do not risk choosing the wrong mortgage banker, call him today!

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William's Articles:

13 Nov 2018
| 2 min read

How to write a purchase contract using a VA Loan

For eligible veterans and real estate brokers who represent them, understanding how to write an accurate and compelling purchase contract using a VA Loan for their home purchase is critical.

06 Nov 2018
| 2 min read

Comparing VA Loans to other mortgages

If you’re an eligible veteran looking to buy a home, you’ve likely heard about some of the advantages of VA Loans. But how does a VA Loan compare to other mortgage solutions?

18 Oct 2018
| 2 min read

What happens to a mortgage in a divorce?

One of life’s most difficult events is when married spouses decide to separate and end their marriage through a divorce. Statistically, one out of two married households deals with the emotional, fina...

16 Oct 2018
| 1 min read

Can I get a mortgage if I’m already a co-signer?

If you are considering co-signing a loan (installment, auto, or another mortgage), what should you know about how mortgage lenders view this debt that shows up in your credit report?

08 Oct 2018
| 1 min read

Whether for sale by owner or with a broker, first impressions matter

Everyone usually starts the search for their home online. Beyond the house specifications, the quality of the photos makes a huge difference to a potential buyer. Good, professional pictures will enti...

28 Sep 2018
| 2 min read

How good debt and bad debt affect buying a home

A great credit report alone doesn’t guarantee you’ll be approved for a mortgage. A common obstacle when you are applying for a mortgage is measuring your total DTI (Debt-to-Income) Ratio. This is impo...

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