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Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing
What you need to know and do to secure yourself a successful mortgage closing.
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7 myths millennials believe about mortgage lending

7 myths millennials believe about mortgage lending | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Next year millennials are expected to drive housing. As they dive into the market, they should keep in mind the seven myths first-time buyers believe, courtesy of Quicken Loans.
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Why is an appraisal an important part of the home buying process? - News - NorthJersey.com

Why is an appraisal an important part of the home buying process? - News - NorthJersey.com | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
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New Mortgage Program Helps Those Suffering from Significant Adverse Credit Buy Again | Gene's Chicagoland Mortgage Blog

New Mortgage Program Helps Those Suffering from Significant Adverse Credit Buy Again | Gene's Chicagoland Mortgage Blog | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
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7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers

7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
As a first-time homebuyer, proper guidance from professionals can make all the difference. Here are a few tips to use when trying to find your first home.
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Thanks for sharing @Gene Mundt!
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Real Estate Industry Professionals to Follow on Pinterest

Real Estate Industry Professionals to Follow on Pinterest | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
  Are you interested in finding great real estate reading to ease the purchase or sale of your home? Pinterest is filled with quality boards that provide excellent real estate information.  There are tips for decorating, updating homes, home improvements, etc...So who should you follow on Pinterest?  There are many professionals in the industry who supply awesome pins! Real Estate agents, Do You Want To Generate More...
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What Costs Do Buyers Have When Purchasing a Home?

What Costs Do Buyers Have When Purchasing a Home? | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
What are the home buying costs for Massachusetts real estate? See a detailed list of fees associated with purchasing a home or condominium in Massachusetts.
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Bill Gassett's comment, October 20, 3:20 PM
Thanks for sharing all the costs of buying a home Gene!
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Always a pleasure, Bill ...
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Keys to Helping a Family Member Buy a Home Now

Keys to Helping a Family Member Buy a Home Now | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
If you plan to help your family member purchase a home, such funds must be documented, sourced and paper-trailed.
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Gene Mundt's curator insight, October 2, 10:10 AM

For Mortgage info and assistance in the Chicago-area, contact Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331, NMLS #216987, IL Lic. #0006220.  #buyingahome #chicagoareamortgages #1sttimehomebuyer

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Tips For Home Buyers: Your Credit Report | Bankrate.com

Tips For Home Buyers: Your Credit Report | Bankrate.com | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it

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Gene Mundt's curator insight, September 15, 2:31 PM

Need credit info or assistance for Pre-Qualification to buy your first home in the Chicagoland area?  Contact me today ... Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331, NMLS #216987 ... #credit #creditreport #mortgageprequalification #firsttimebuyers

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Tips for Millennials Looking to Secure a Mortgage

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Tips for Millennials Looking to Secure a Mortgage

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Gene Mundt's curator insight, August 18, 2:05 PM

To gain the info and education needed to buy a home in the #Chicago-area, contact Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331, NMLS #216987

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What Are Closing Costs? Here's What Home Buyers Should Know

What Are Closing Costs? Here's What Home Buyers Should Know | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Find out what closing costs are and how to use that information to make more informed decisions in your home buying process. - Jason Hall - Investment planning (What are closing costs, questions for first time homebuyers.
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Gene Mundt's curator insight, August 10, 3:46 PM

Closing Costs are specific to the individual applying for a Mortgage.  No comparisons can be made between 2 different Borrowers/Buyers.  For costs specific to your financial/credit scenario in the Chicagoland area, contact me:  Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 ...

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3 Easy Tricks to Get You a Higher Selling Price on Your Home

3 Easy Tricks to Get You a Higher Selling Price on Your Home | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
First impressions are important, especially when it comes to selling a home. You want prospective buyers to easily picture themselves living there.
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3 Things Homebuyers Should Know, But Don't - Credit.com

3 Things Homebuyers Should Know, But Don't - Credit.com | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Buying property will be one of the biggest financial decisions you make, but many buyers start the process surprisingly unprepared.
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Financial Steps to Take Before Buying a First Home-Kiplinger

Financial Steps to Take Before Buying a First Home-Kiplinger | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Here are four things you need to do years before you start house-hunting to prepare yourself financially for the biggest purchase of your life.

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Gene Mundt's curator insight, July 15, 1:11 PM

To fully prepare for buying a home in #Will County or elsewhere in the Chicago-area, contact me:  Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331, NMLS 216987 ...

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Top Mortgage Firms To Offer Downpayments As Low As 3 Percent

Top Mortgage Firms To Offer Downpayments As Low As 3 Percent | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
The two top mortgage finance firms launched programs to allow more borrowers to make downpayments as low as 3 percent of a property's value....
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Top 5 Benefits of Using a Professional to Buy a Home

Top 5 Benefits of Using a Professional to Buy a Home | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Every year the National Association of REALTORS releases their Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, in which they reveal the results of a yearlong survey of buyers and sellers. The latest profile revealed what actual buyers saw as the benefits of using an agent during the home buying process.
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Are you a homebuying genius?

Are you a homebuying genius? | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
From mortgages to closing costs, test your knowledge of these homebuying essentials.
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The 8 Mortgage Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make - Finance - realtor.com

The 8 Mortgage Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make - Finance - realtor.com | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
The 8 Mortgage Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make
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» Top 5 Things to Know when Buying or Selling a Home by the End of 2014

» Top 5 Things to Know when Buying or Selling a Home by the End of 2014 | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
» Top 5 Things to Know when Buying or Selling a Home by the End of 2014
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A Mortgage Cost You Now Can Do Without

A Mortgage Cost You Now Can Do Without | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
You don't need to have 20 percent equity in your home anymore to get rid of private mortgage insurance, a cost no longer tax deductible.
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Six Tips to Remember When Shopping for a Home | Equifax Finance Blog

Six Tips to Remember When Shopping for a Home | Equifax Finance Blog | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
When you're buying a home, things can get overwhelming. Here are 6 tips that will help you when you're buying a home.
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Gene Mundt's curator insight, September 29, 2:25 PM

In the Chicago-area?  In need of experienced mortgage advice and service?  Contact Gene Mundt, Chicagoland Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331, NMLS #216987, IL Lic. #0006220 ... over 37 years of experience with which to serve your needs!

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Getting A Mortgage: Why So Much Paperwork? | Keeping Current Matters

Getting A Mortgage: Why So Much Paperwork? | Keeping Current Matters | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
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Gene Mundt's curator insight, September 12, 11:56 AM

Working with an experienced, knowledgeable Mortgage Lender alleviates much of the stress that can accompany the Mortgage Process .. and helps you navigate the documentation needed for a Mortgage.  If in the Chicagoland area, contact me: www.genemundt.com for assistance ...

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Waiting Periods and Extenuating Circumstances After a Short Sale, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy | Gene's Chicagoland Mortgage Blog

Waiting Periods and Extenuating Circumstances After a Short Sale, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy | Gene's Chicagoland Mortgage Blog | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it

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Gene Mundt's curator insight, August 11, 1:27 PM

In the Chicago-area, for info and assistance in Borrowing/Buying after experiencing a Short Sale, Foreclosure, Deed-in-Lieu of, Bankruptcy, or other significant Credit Challenge, contact Gene Mundt, Mortgage Lender, www.genemundt.com ..

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Visiting Chicago's West Side with a real estate appraiser

http://www.AppraiserCityWide.com Citywide Services' Michael Walsh is a veteran appraiser whose work takes him to many areas of Chicagoland. I joined Michael ...
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Why Your Mortgage Might Cost More Than You Expect

Why Your Mortgage Might Cost More Than You Expect | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
Does the mortgage you're applying for seem to be more costly than advertised? These key factors could be driving up the cost of your mortgage.
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It's vitally important to ask for detailed answers and breakdowns on the costs of your mortgage financing.  In the Chicago-area, contact me for answers: www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331

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5 tips for winning a bidding war - MSN Real Estate

5 tips for winning a bidding war - MSN Real Estate | Guide to a Successful Mortgage Closing | Scoop.it
If you're buying a home, you may face stiff competition. Here's how to beat out the other buyers.
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