$7,500 in Down Payment Assistance for First Time Buyers

July 30, 2015

Key Mortgage is offering a new down payment assistance program on Aug. 3, designed to help first time homebuyers make the leap from renting to owning. Through 1stHome Illinois, presented through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), new buyers can obtain a 30-year, fixed-rate, affordable loan and a $7,500 grant to help with down payment or closing costs. “As you plan... Read More

Neighborhood Video Spotlight...

July 21, 2015

Chicago’s historic Gold Coast district is one of the most prestigious and affluent neighborhoods in the country. To highlight this bustling neighborhood,... Read More

Expanded Loan Products Help ...

July 16, 2015

Did you know that purchasing a home can often be a challenge for new doctors? Faced with potentially crippling debt and inevitable job changes, many medical... Read More

Home Trend: The Great Room

July 16, 2015

Open floor plans paved the way for the dramatic 2015 trend that’s bringing people together.  Homeowners are ditching separate living rooms and kitchens... Read More

Neighborhood Video Spotlight...

July 14, 2015

Aurora may be a suburb of Chicago, but it’s a city unto itself. As the second largest town in Illinois, it has seen tremendous growth and change since it was... Read More

Down Payment Misconceptions ...

July 10, 2015

The mortgage industry has experienced positive changes in the last several years designed to protect the consumer, but many are still confused about what... Read More

Prequalifications Become the...

July 7, 2015

When the new TRID regulations go into effect on Oct. 3 -- extended from Aug. 1 -- lenders will no longer be able to require a borrower to provide verifying documents... Read More

Neighborhood Video Spotlight...

July 1, 2015

Wheaton is a modern town founded on a great sense of history and community; it truly has it all. To highlight this bustling village, we have created an exclusive... Read More

How to Spend July in Chicago...

June 30, 2015

Summer is in full swing, and the best is yet to come. July means fireworks, pools and popsicles on the lawn. Curious about the best events in your area? We have... Read More