When you buy a house, not only do you need to evaluate the entire property, but the whole neighborhood. From the surface, people choose neighborhoods […] Read More

Whether you are buying your first home, second home or even your vacation home, you will need assistance from a mortgage lender. A mortgage lender […] Read More

If you are thinking about purchasing a home but money is a little tight, we’ve got some BIG news for you — On February 1st, […] Read More

Just like when you were a kid shopping for a bike (or more like your parents), some research needed to be done and some questions […] Read More

Whether you are in the market to buy or sell your home, there are some important facts that you need to know. As a buyer, […] Read More

If your time has come to buy a home, make absolute sure you are prepared to handle all the responsibilities owning a home requires. This […] Read More

This interview is with Tony Abazi speaking about his client EXIT Realty Northwest. Tony is a Sr. Mortgage Banker with Neighborhood Loans. He talks about […] Read More

When future homebuyers apply for a loan, they look for affordability, flexibility and consistency. Which is why many people look to use a fixed-rate mortgage. […] Read More

The demand and supply of houses available continues to remain unbalanced. Most markets around the world are experiencing a shortage of houses, which makes current […] Read More

Aaaand… That’s a wrap for 2017! 2017 has been a crazy year filled with lots of change, especially in real estate. The real estate industry […] Read More

As 2017 is coming to a close, we are ready to ring in the New Year. People typically like looking forward to the New Year […] Read More

Let’s say you are five years into your new life as a homeowner. Before the keys were handed over, you made the significant decision to […] Read More

So, you have recently made the decision to sell your home to move onto bigger and better things. All you have to do is put […] Read More

Buying a new home is exciting, right? You get to redecorate the space, create new memories and start a new chapter in life. In contrast, […] Read More

The holidays are finally here – every street is lit with bright lights and light posts are covered with cheery decorations. The white snow has […] Read More

Like any big investment, you want to take extremely good care of it, like the lasted model of the iPhone. You want to polish your […] Read More

As Halloween is approaching, our brains start to scatter to figure out what we are going to be this year. It needs to be creative, […] Read More

So, you have found a home within your price range, has the right number of bedrooms and even has a wraparound porch perfect for lazy […] Read More

It’s the American Dream – get married, buy the perfect house and have well, educated and healthy kids. Everyone strives to chase the American Dream […] Read More

So, you have found yourself circling in the neighborhood you are just dying to live in. Trying to scope out which homes are on the market and […] Read More

Ever wonder how we got here? From man caves, to huts, to mansions, real estate has come a long way. Take a deeper look at […] Read More

Are you thinking about buying a condo? What about a townhouse? Or a single house? Any of these housing options are ideal and accommodating choices, […] Read More

As hurricane season is approaching, people are frantically stocking up on water, boarding up windows and creating evacuation plans. Preparing for any natural-caused storm is […] Read More

The city life – fast paced, bright lights and constant adventure. Who would ever want to leave when you have everything within arm’s length? However, […] Read More

Thinking of purchasing a home? Refinancing your mortgage? Or deciding what loan works best for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place! You will […] Read More

As a first-time home buyer, repeat buyer, or vacation home buyer, you want to choose mortgage loan that works in your favor. So, how do […] Read More

Finally, you’ve narrowed it down to that one house in the cul-de-sac, with the gorgeous front yard, big wooden double doors and wrap around porch. […] Read More

When buying or selling a home, there’s a lot that needs to be done. You need to figure out your finances, plan your next move, […] Read More

So, your broke open your piggy bank, saved up some serious money over the past few years and pooled everything you have together. You finally […] Read More

What a year 2017 has been. Only half way through the year and so much has happened. Donald Trump entered the White House as the […] Read More

Do you ever refuse to look at your bank account because you don’t want to know how much you spent on those necessary shoes? Or […] Read More

There are certain things in life where there’s no guide or warning signals. No one tells you what really happens or what to expect until […] Read More

As a professional, you want to expand your clientele and work with a variety of people. Whether that may be vacationers, renters, old-timers or repeating […] Read More

Nowadays, people are doing whatever it takes to save a little bit of cash. Whether it’s finding extra change in your piggy bank or skipping […] Read More

Selling a home seems easy, right? Just get a big “FOR SALE” sign, place it in the front yard, wait for some lucky strangers to […] Read More

It’s that time of year again, people are on the lookout for the best deals on the market. Eyeing which neighborhoods are the safest and […] Read More

The rumors are true! FHA has announced that it will reduce the Mortgage Insurance Premiums (MIP) by 25 basis points for most new mortgage loans […] Read More

West Loop — a neighborhood that is situated west of Chicago’s downtown Loop — has undergone a transformation within the past couple of decades. Long known […] Read More

We’ve done it again!  We are so excited to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Neighborhood Loans has been recognized as one of INC […] Read More

Lombard, Illinois, is a suburb of Chicago that is located about 30 minutes drive almost exactly due west from the Windy City. Commuters to Chicago […] Read More

Located only a 38 minutes drive almost due west from Chicago, Glen Ellyn is a prosperous suburb of the Windy City. As of 2010, the peaceful village of Glen […] Read More

Centrally located, charming, vibrant and affluent are just a few adjectives that can be used to describe Barrington, IL. If you are considering a move […] Read More

  Located in Lake County, Illinois, Lake Forest is a city that is considered to be part of the Chicago metro area. Situated along the […] Read More

  There are few industries that rely as heavily on the use of visual aids to paint a picture for potential buyers than those in […] Read More

Learning the basics of how to get a mortgage needs to be one of the first things you take care of when you are in […] Read More

Purchasing a home is a process that opens up many possibilities as well as many questions. While everyone has their own idea of a dream […] Read More

1. What is the age of the average homebuyer in today’s Real Estate market? A) 25 to 35 years old B) 30 to 40 years […] Read More

How to Write a Letter of Explanation (To a Lender) Consider this scenario: You’re patiently awaiting your loan approval and your mortgage lender approaches you […] Read More

It’s always good to have a “can-do” attitude. But sometimes, a little help is necessary. This is especially true when your finances and future are […] Read More