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Barrington Mortgage

Barrington Mortgage

Getting the Barrington mortgage loan you need is important to you, so you should hire a broker who thinks it’s important too. I’ve been handling mortgages for over 2 decades and my clients could never be happier with their decision to go with me. Trust me to guide you through the home loan process and contact for a free quote today.

Arlington Heights Mortgage

Arlington Heights Mortgage

There are many great reasons you may be looking for an Arlington Heights mortgage. However, a lot of the time this can be easier said than done. Trust me to help guide you through the mortgage loan process so you can get the Arlington Heights home you want.

Algonquin Mortgage

Algonquin Mortgage

Finding a trustworthy Algonquin mortgage broker isn’t always the easiest thing to do. This is why someone like me, Charles Welch, can offer a helping hand so you can obtain the home loan you need. Contact me today for a free quote!

Addison Mortgage

Addison Mortgage

If you’re looking for an Addison mortgage, then you can trust me, Charles Welch, to guide you through the home loan process. Trust a broker who cares about your needs and will help get you the best mortgage for YOU.

Reverse Mortgages

The Basics of Reverse Mortgages
More seniors than ever before are getting reverse mortgages as a way to provide a good cash flow during their retirement years. Because of the flexibility available, it could be the financial solution that many seniors will need to have during this stage of their life. Here is an overview of reverse mortgages and why they can help many elderly people to enjoy a more comfortable retirement.
A Reverse Mortgage Is Easily Obtainable
One thing that makes reverse mortgages an available tool for so many is the easy qualifications. Income does not matter, and neither does the ability […]

Chicago Mortgage Brokers

Chicago Mortgage Brokers
Hey there, I am a mortgage brokers who serves the Chicago land area, so let’s talk about Chicago mortgage brokers. A mortgage broker is basically a middle-man or an intermediary who ‘brokers’ mortgage loans for people, individuals or businesses. The job of a broker is to buy and sell on behalf of people, or organizations. Conventionally, banks and institutions have always sold their own products, but for a long time now the market for mortgages has become extremely competitive. The role of the mortgage broker has also become increasingly important in today’s world.

A broker is like a conduit between […]

Northwest Suburbs Service Area

The northwest suburbs of Chicago is a highly regarded area. It is not only a popular area to raise a family, but a good place to maintain a stable job. There are many educational opportunities as well as various activities for family and kids. The main counties that take up the northwest suburbs are DuPage, Kane, and Cook county. Travel easily between the suburbs and the city of Chicago by taking the metra train or blue line. There are also many buses available for public transportation. It takes no second thoughts to plan out an eventful day or weekend in […]

The Relationship Between Mortgages and Escrows

Mortgages and Escrows
Alright it’s time to talk about Mortgages and Escrows, this can be made quite simple when you know what you’re talking about! If you look up the exact definition of an escrow, it reads “a bond, deed, or other document kept in the custody of a third party, taking effect only when a specified condition has been fulfilled.” Now what does this escrow have to do with mortgages? An escrow agent is responsible for the collection of, holding of, and distribution of funds – this being your initial mortgage payment and maybe even your monthly mortgage payments to […]

The Chicago Northwest Suburbs

The Chicago Northwest Suburbs
Chicago is a great city of opportunity that has a large variety of places to move whether it be a neighborhood in Chicago itself or it’s many surrounding suburbs that reach very far out. The Chicago northwest suburbs consists mainly of DuPage, Cook and Kane county . It’s nice because of its proximity to O’Hare and Chicago. The area offers many traveling options such as the metra train line, subways, buses, flying by plane and more. Being so close to the city provides vast business and employment opportunities due to a big market provided. Opening a business […]

The Importance of Paying Your Property Taxes

Property taxes are particularly confusing for first time home buyers and are not something you can avoid. If you don’t pay them there is a chance (not too likely) your lender may decide to foreclose even if you have been paying your mortgage on time. Usually they will send a letter urging you to be responsible for your taxes. Interesting enough, property taxes is a main funding source for local government, local schooling, police and fire departments, and other local infrastructure.

Property taxes are assessed by calculating two main factors: 1. the building value of your home itself and 2. the […]