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This Week's Mortgage and Real Estate Moments Newsblast ...



Here's this week's helpful and timely Mortgage and Real Estate-related info and news I thought you'd find of interest ...

Spring is a great time to make plans for home updates, repairs, and remodeling.  Kitchens are often a primary focus.  If that's true for you, you'll find these BH&G slides of real interest ...

Top 10 Countertop Materials ...

With exposure to water, heat, sharp knives, and more, countertops carry a heavy burden in the kitchen. Discover the pros and cons of each countertop material to help you make the right choice for your kitchen.

Tax Hacks 2014: 8 Tips to Avoid an Audit ...

Wouldn’t it be nice if the IRS released its secret formula for how it selects individual tax returns for audit? That way, we’d do everything we could to stay under the radar and not be selected for further review.

Fewer than 1 percent of tax returns are audited, which is good news for all. But there’s no way to guarantee you’ll be exempt from the IRS’ prying eyes, so all you can do is take the proper precautions and hope for the best.
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Thinking you may want to buy a new home (or have a client that is), remodel, or Refinance during 2014?  Check out this next article, then let's talk!  We'll check your credit and get you on the right path moving forward:

Credit score killers ...

Your credit score can make or break your financial future.  Not only is it used to determine whether you're creditworthy enough to open a credit card, land a mortgage, rent an apartment or get an auto loan, but it also plays a big factor in the interest rate you qualify for.

Preparing to Buy a Chicagoland Home:  Seller-Paid Closing Costs

Looking out my office window right now, you'd never know that Spring ... and Spring's busier Chicagoland housing market isn't that far off.  Yet, it's true ...

Chicagoland First-time Home Buyers (those typically purchasing homes from the low $100K's to the low-$200K's) and anyone else hoping to buy during this upcoming Spring's warmer-weather market, should be making their plans NOW, while winter snow is still on the ground and temperatures are frigid. 

So, if you're a hopeful Chicagoland First-Time Home Buyer (or anyone seeking Mortgage financing) what should you be considering or educating yourself about right now ... at the beginning point in your process?  (MORE ... )

As always, shout out with any questions you or your clients may have.  I'll be happy to hear from you and assist you in your needs.

 
Gene
 
Chicagoland Mortgage Lender - NMLS 216987
Direct:  815.524.2280
Cell or Text:  708.921.6331
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