Understanding Escrow Accounts and Prepaid Mortgage Interest

As part three of our series in understanding the buckets of cash involved in a home purchase transaction, we cover the escrow accounts and prepaid items involved in the purchase of a home.  Setting aside multiple months of prorated insurance premiums and property taxes play into this equation. Now, don’t let these $$$ intimidate you! […]

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Register for Pocket Listings List of Homes

Register for our First Quarter “Non-Exclusive Pocket Real Estate Listings” Report Numerous sellers, throughout the Kane and DuPage county areas, are willing to notify us of their interest in selling their home although they may not wish to broadcast the sale to the general public in the most effective manner.  These are called “pocket listings” […]

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Homeowner’s Edge Loan Plus (HELP) Program

Homeowner’s Edge Loan Program (HELP) Earn 5% Downpayment Assistance or Up to $20,000 in Downpayment Assistance! HELP has no income maximums to qualify. Can be used in a refinance or purchase transaction in Illinois or Wisconsin. Must purchase within certain census tracts in either state. Available through Compass Mortgage! Learn more by Clicking Here

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What is the Homes for Heroes Program?

What is Homes for Heroes? Homes for Heroes is a nonprofit company that has developed a network of real estate agents and mortgage lenders and is located out of Minneapolis, MN. It was developed upon the falling of the Twin Towers, shortly after, in 2001.  The company mission is to give back to those who […]

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FHA : What is it and what does it take to purchase?

So…you are tired of renting and looking at the idea of purchasing a home.  What’s that mean? Well, you have plenty of options available to you.  One option (perfect for first time homebuyers) is looking into an FHA financed mortgage.  Why?  Well, here you go : FHA FUNDAMENTALS : Downpayment of 3.5% of sales price […]

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Chicagoland Realty Group Partners Real Estate Career

Thinking about a career in real estate? It is always easier when you have a brokerage than provides you leads to assist you along the way! You can actually check out these resources for deciding upon the best real estate school : Illinois Real Estate Academy : http://www.ilacademy.com/contactus.html Waubonsee Community College : https://www.waubonsee.edu/learning/academics/disciplines/business/real-estate/ Here’s some […]

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