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Buy a home during the winter! Here’s why:

1. Less competition from homebuyers! Buyers take a break during the holidays to vacation and avoid inclement weather. 2. Motivated home sellers. In December, sellers are more open…

Lower Your Borrowing Costs

We are helping homebuyers achieve their goals with up to $8,500 in down payment assistance grants! Learn how to qualify! Call or email us TODAY!…

Homeweatherization Assistance Program

CEDA’s Weatherization Program is a year-round program using state-of-the-art technology to make homes more energy-efficient for qualifying clients in Chicago and suburban Cook County. Weatherization…

Learn How to Save Energy

Apply to Chicago Bungalow Association’s Energy Savers program for FREE home energy upgrades! The free weatherization services and installation of free energy-savings products help…

Elevate Your Home’s Efficiency

With Elevate Energy, you can make energy efficient home improvements at NO cost! Income-qualified homeowners will have access to a forgivable loan of up to…

Emergency Heating Repair Program

The City of Chicago’s Emergency Heating Repair Program has funds available to income-eligible Chicago homeowners for service to repair or replace furnace or boiler heating…

Winter Maintenance Tips

• At the beginning of winter, shut off interior valves supplying outdoor water pipes to prevent pipes from freezing. • Change furnace filters monthly •…

Estate Planning & Protecting Your Assets

Last week, The Resurrection Project hosted an Estate Planning & Protection of Assets Workshop as part of our Mi Hogar/My Home campaign. Below are some…

Make Your New Year’s Resolution a Reality – Build Credit and Save Money!

Lending Circles are a zero interest, zero fee, ITIN-friendly credit building product and savings tool. Watch Telemundo Chicago’s segment on this program and contact us…

Pedro’s Story with Full Circle Homes

As a husband and father of three, Pedro always dreamed of owning a home. Learn how Full Circle Homes helped Pedro gain financial stability and…

10 Mistakes to Avoid Once You Are Pre-Approved for a Loan

10 Mistakes to Avoid Once You Are Pre-Approved for a Loan • Don’t miss loan payments • Avoid changing jobs • Avoid buying a…

Avoid Foreclosure

Avoid Foreclosure: Receive Help Paying Your Mortgage If you have experienced a drop in household income or need help paying your mortgage, the Illinois…

6 Tips for Winning a Home That Has Multiple Offers

6 Tips for Winning a Home That Has Multiple Offers 1. Offer more than list price. 2. Write the seller a personalized letter –…

Lower Your Borrowing Costs

Lower Your Borrowing Costs Through the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and CIBC, up to $8,500 may be available for eligible homebuyers for…

CDFI

http://https://vimeo.com/278748491 After serving nearly 30,000 families with wealth building services and creating more than 1,500 new homeowners, we became a CDFI certified institution! Learn…

Elevate Your Home’s Efficiency

Ask us about energy efficient home improvements at NO cost! Income-qualified homeowners will have access to a forgivable loan of up to $8,000 to…

7 Tips to Increase Your Home Value When Listing

7 Tips to Increase Your Home Value When Listing 1. Stage your home for maximum sales appeal. 2. Declutter and clean you home. 3.

What is the Difference Between Pre-Approved and Pre-Qualified?

When a homebuyer is pre-qualified, he or she has provided the loan officer with the basic information to determine which loan program the homebuyer may…

TRP Lending’s No PMI Mortgage

What is PMI? Private Mortgage Insurance protects lenders against loss if a borrower defaults. Private Mortgage Insurance is generally required for a loan with an…

5 Reasons to Hire a Realtor When Selling Your Home

5 Reasons to Hire a Realtor When Selling Your Home 1. Exposure to a large pool of buyers, assuring you get top dollar for…

Housing Market Updates

Home prices are steadily increasing! Talk to one of our real estate agents for a free market analysis on the value of your home. Average…

The Benefits of Home Purchase Counseling

The Benefits of Home Purchase Counseling • Check your credit without decreasing your credit score. • Determine your budget for buying a home. •…

TRP Lending

Purchasing your first home? Refinancing your existing home? We can help you achieve your goals! Meet Samantha Arroyo, our Mortgage Loan Officer!  …

Receive $15,000 in Down Payment Assistance

Spring Maintenance Tips

Appealing Your Property Taxes

Make sure to appeal your property taxes! You pay property…

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