loan•ol•o•gy (mortgage blog)

Noun

  1. The study and explanation of mortgage rates, terms, programs and approval requirements
  2. An attempt at a clever name for our blog


Chicagoland Homes We Love – For Sale Now


From mansions to cozy condos, we love homes big and small. Here are four great homes on the market now in Chicagoland:
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What First Time Buyers Need to Know for the Contract, Application and Closing Process


What’s in this article?Identifying a property Making an offer and negotiating Contract acceptanceHome inspection and attorney review Terms and obligations of sales contract Making official loan application  Loan approval, insurance and closing
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Chicagoland Homes We Love – For Sale Now


From mansions to cozy condos, we love homes big and small. Here are four great homes on the market now in Chicagoland:
Read more »

Does an online lender make the Jumbo Loan process easier?


 Typically, no.  When it comes to Jumbo Loans, we strongly recommend you work with a local lender.
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Chicagoland Homes We Love – For Sale Now


From mansions to cozy condos, we love homes big and small. Here are four great homes on the market now in Chicagoland:
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First-Time Home Buyer Mortgage Fears


There seems to be an understanding that buying a home is a painful experience. Every time I hear this, the first question I ask is “why?"  Don’t get me wrong, I understand that it’s a big decision, probably one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life, but why is there so much fear when there doesn’t have to be?
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First-Time Home Buyer Tips from a Former First-Time Buyer


In my early 20’s – living in my first apartment and working my first job – I would turn to my parents for advice on all the grown-up things I was supposed to be thinking about. Retirement planning, homeownership, career. With regards to investments, my Dad advised me to “just get in.
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Chicagoland Homes We Love – For Sale Now


From mansions to cozy condos, we love homes big and small. Here are four great homes on the market now in Chicagoland:
Read more »

My student loans will be paid in two years. Should I wait before applying for a Jumbo Loan?


Probably not. Every situation is different, but if you can handle the payments, it often makes sense to secure a loan now. For example, if you wait for two years, and real estate appreciates 5%, you may be paying $100K more for the home and rates may be higher.
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‘Twas the Friday before Christmas at United Home Loans


As we approach the holiday weekend, UHL pauses to reflect on all of the people who help make our company special. We put it in rhyme because we're very fun and creative.
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Do I have to escrow taxes and insurance on a Jumbo Loan?


No.  if you have a 20% or more down payment, you can waive the escrow for both taxes and insurance, or just one of the two. For a custom rate and payment amount with and without escrowed taxes and insurance, contact a Jumbo Genius here or call 708-531-8388.
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Five Innovative Gifts for the Person who has Everything


Check out these five gift ideas for sale on Amazon that are sure to delight that hard to shop for recipient. And, because Amazon is run by wizards, you can have it on your doorstep before you have a chance to regret your purchase.
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