South Side Chicago Real Estate

4 Ways To Get Your Home Loan Closed Faster

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by Kurt Clements You’ve finally found the perfect South Side Chicago home for your family. Now the only thing standing between you and domestic bliss is the loan process. Use these techniques to shorten the amount of time between placing your bid and getting the final approval on your new home mortgage. Perfect Your Credit Rating Your credit score is a …

Want To Buy A Home? Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

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by Kurt Clements Burdensome student loan debt and a penchant for purchasing new electronics by 20- and 30-somethings can make saving up for a down payment on a home seem impossible. But Millennials and other potential home buyers may be surprised to discover that previous generations had money-saving challenges of their own. Consider for a moment that many of our valued …

Down Payments 101: Is It Worth It to Put More Than 20 Percent Down on a Chicago Home?

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Are you thinking of buying a new Chicago home this spring or summer? If so, you’re not alone. Many thousands of individuals and families alike will become homeowners this year. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned veteran of the housing market, you probably know there are significant choices to make. One of the big decisions you will have …

How Much Is the Right Amount to Commit to Your Down Payment? Let’s Take a Look

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Are you thinking about buying a new Chicago house for sale? If you are going to take out mortgage financing, one consideration you will have is your down payment, which is the amount you pay up front in cash to cover some of the purchase cost. Let’s consider a few points that will help you to decide how much is …