Mortgage Preparation Steps

The process of buying a home can be lengthy, taking up to approximately  6 months. There are many steps that should be taken into consideration before taking on a mortgage. Check Your Credit Report and Credit Score. Lenders are much Continue reading

The Income Tax Advantages of Home Ownership


Owning a home is the American dream.  In the most basic definition a home is viewed as shelter and a place to live, however, owning your home not only provides a residence and emotional satisfaction, it also provides financial and Continue reading

It’s Time to Buy and Here’s a Program to Help!


Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) offers programs to help strengthen communities by helping to turn vacant homes into valuable homeownership opportunities. The Illinois Building Blocks Program offers up to $10,000 in down payment assistance for buyers purchasing vacant properties in Continue reading