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DO NOT GO WITH THESE PEOPLE THEY SCREWED US OVER $2000 ON THERE SO CALLED FAST TRACK PROGRAM AND 7 MONTHS LATER OUR CREDIT IS STILL THE SAME AND THEY KEEP FEEDING PEOPLE FALSE HOPES AND PROMISES..DONT GET CAUGHT UP WITH THE COMPANY THEY HAVE A F RATING WITH THE BBB ABD HAVE SEVERAL COMPLAINTS ON RIP OFF REPORT.
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Yes! Movie tickets, 2 hours at the spa, 10 rides at your local "iFly", etc. Bottom line: You know your clients. Find out what they do to reward/pamper themselves and give them that!

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As with anything like this, some are scams, some legit but poorly organized or run, some legit. There are a few new companies set up by hedge funds just getting into rentals and into buying foreclosed properties in good shape, which they then rent or lease and will, in some cases, allow rent to partly apply to purchase.

 

Before you even think about this type of arrangement, you should have it THOROUGHLY reviewed by a lawyer, because once you get into it you will be stuck, and most likely there will be a LOT of terms restricting your investment. Considering the average person moves every 5 years or so for employment or family or medical reasons, and generally these sort of arrangements have to be carried through to completion to get ANY of your investment back out of the deal, it is generally a losing proposition for almost everyone - a fact the companies count on.

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Mortgage Lending reviews in Rockford

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My loan was a challenge and
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made the process easy and painless. Searching for a pre-approval, originally, we went through our bank. Not getting the financing we needed for our dream home,
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was recommended to us from our real estate agent.
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immediately informed us of other conventional loan options we were not getting from the bank directly.
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went above and beyond his responsibilities as the pre-approval process continued offering credit improvement tips and ways to secure the best loan possible at the best interest rate available.
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also offered tips on the selling of our current home and how to best pay for the new one.
After approval and time for the loan, we ran into a problem with missing documents we needed to close the loan.
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offered advice on how to best solve the problem with the bank. When the underwriters took to long reviewing our file,
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was in constant communication to speed things along. Finally after finding out we would have to wait 4-8 weeks for the documents to arrive,
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took our file to management at the bank and got the loan approved to close after a full file audit. Again, well above and beyond his duty and responsibility. What can I say other than this is an A+ organization and more importantly an A+ owner.
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personally handles everything and informs you of every step along the way.
I don't generally write reviews, but the lengths
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went to get my loan approved warrants this thanks and many more. Closing this loan this week saved me thousands of dollars in penalties and storage fees. I only hope others searching for a mortgage broker go no further than
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- Hector M.
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The real estate agent was not always good at responding to emails or keeping up with communication during the pre-building stages of the home. This
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to delays in the new home construction. For example, she did not correctly record details of the house that we discussed (and were in the contract). This was discovered after the blueprints for the house were done and the permit obtained. Therefore, this process had to start from scratch, which
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to a significant delay in construction. Between final walk through of the home and closing, there was damage discovered in several locations (that was not seen at the final walk through). After only living in the home for only 5 weeks, this brand-new home has had water in the basement three times. I would not use this company again.
- David B.
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We highly recommend
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. We were unsure whether we would be able to find the type of financing we were looking for until reading her reviews. When we called, she knew exactly what we needed. She proceeded to find us a loan package tailored to our needs that went beyond what we had hoped for - with surprisingly favorable terms.
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is very knowledgeable, professional, efficient, and responsive. Our application process went smoothly via phone and email. She talked us through the terms of the loan initially, and again before closing, to ensure that we understood it. Working with Cobblestone has been the most pleasant and hassle-free experience we have had in obtaining a home mortgage.
- A. Scott V.
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I refinanced my mortgage to a shorter term and lower rate and pulled some cash out for home improvements.
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was easy to work with and gave good advice. She was very responsive by phone and email. Documents were sent to me via email and sent back overnight mail. It was about as painless as can be expected, other than some standard agonizing over rate lock. (Greek debt crisis did not entirely work in my favor timing-wise, but I got a good rate.) The whole process took about four weeks.
- Francis F.
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The process was extremely smooth. No bumps and no surprises. This is my 2nd home loan with
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responded the same day by phone and /or email.
- Craig H.
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It went great! And as close to perfect as possible. Everything in
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's control went just as promised, even though this was during the Christmas season. The only hitch we had was with an appraiser who was very much on the conservative side, and even though the appraisal came in lower than anticipated,
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was still able to help us out. We rolled the equity line into the mortgage, as well as some high interest credit cards, for just under what we had been paying for the mortgage alone. Needless to say, this has saved us a good deal of money since. I can't recommend him highly enough. And did I mention that this was during the Christmas season! He was always available, even taking calls when he was home (in England) for the holidays. He's definitely our mortgage broker from here on out.

- William W M.
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On June 2, 2014 I submitted a completed application and ALL THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION the mortgage lender requested. My wife and I are both retired, have saved almost seven figures in the bank, had credit scores over 800, and had purchased many homes in the years we have been married. Our credit is ideal.....100% gold. I thought we would sail through the process and have no problems wit
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. Was I ever wrong! Our representative, Mr.
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, was unhelpful at best and completely disengaged from our process. From June 2 nd when we first applied, until
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18th, I never heard hardly a word from Mr.
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21st and I called him several times during the process to find out how the process was going. I was always assured that everything was great.....no problems, everything will be OK to close on 7/21. On
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18 th, a Saturday night, I received a call and was told there were 30+ conditions the underwriters had to have met in order for the loan to close. They had my complete financial history for over 7 weeks, and now, 3 days before the close they need all these conditions met. Much of the information I was asked to supply, was information I had ALREADY given them........guess they "misplaced" it. Some of what they wanted was just ridiculous..... For instances......I deposited $16,000 into my checking to cover house cost....we built a $300,000+ home and had to come up with over $100,000 at closing, so we were moving money into our checking account from investment accounts. Anyhow, on the $16,000 I moved into checking, I took $100 in cash so my wife and I could have lunch. When
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received the bank statement showing the deposit, they wanted to know what happened to the $100, since the deposit was only $15,900 and not $16,00. This was only the tip of the provable ice
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. There were SEVERAL MORE EQUALLY RIDICULOUS requests thereafter. Finally, after several sleepless nights,
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Mortgage finally gave us the OK to close the loan we finally closed the loan on
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22, 2015. My wife and I went to the title company, signed all the paperwork and finally owned the home...we thought.
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Morgage refused to fund
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loan.....this was just hours after they told us we were good to go.....and hours after we completed all the documents at the title company. They refused to fund the loan because we did not sign some obscure piece of paper that would guarantee we were not going to drill for oil or natural gas. This was so far over the top. Both the title company and the builder said that in 15 years of home building they had never heard of such a thing. We finally found an attorney at the builders office and they
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up a document outlining the neighborhood where no drilling would ever happen. What a pain. These are just a couple of the ridiculous hoops
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Mortgage made us jump through. From top to bottom, they were thoroughly unprofessional and almost impossible to deal with. I would NEVER, EVER, RECOMMEND THEM to anyone. If you don't want major frustration in your
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purchase.........STAY AWAY FROM
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- RHONDA & Glenn K.
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My bank was disappointing so I researched and
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has the best reviews by far of all the refinance options. Shahram and
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answered all my questions. I did the whole loan process via phone, internet, and the traveling notary that came to my home. This was the easiest refinance I have ever done. What impressed me was ALL the people involved are wonderful to deal with. You get the best service and the lowest rates. This is the best customer service I have experienced so far. His website is wonderful and accurate.

- Steven M.

Mortgage Brokers in Rockford, IL

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A CICHELLA MORTGAGE CO

111 S ALPINE RD
Rockford

ACCENT MORTGAGE

2804 CONKLIN DR
Rockford

ACCURATE MORTGAGE SVC

221 N LONGWOOD ST
Rockford

ADVANTAGE CONSULTING & FINANCE

231 N CHURCH ST
Rockford

AMCORE MORTGAGE INC

1021 N MULFORD RD
Rockford

BENCH MARK MORTGAGE

1437 MYOTT AVE
Rockford

Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate

300 W Golf Rd
Mount Prospect

CAPITAL MORTGAGE FINANCIAL

5411 E STATE ST
Rockford

CAPITAL MORTGAGE FINANCIAL CRP

5811 FOREST HILLS RD
Rockford

CityWorth Mortgage

11781 Lee Jackson Hwy

CMF MORTGAGE

800 N Church St
Rockford

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE & FINANCE

800 N Church St
Rockford

EXPRESS HOME MORTGAGE CO

5343 Applewood Close
Rockford

FIDELITY MORTGAGE INC

11415 Main St
Roscoe

FINANCIAL FREEDOM

5890 PRINCESS DR
Rockford

FIRST METROPOLITAN MORTGAGE

129 S PHELPS AVE
Rockford

FIRST STEP MORTGAGE GROUP

6876 Spring Creek Rd Ste 124
Rockford

Guardian National Bank

4400 W 109th St.

H B & ASSOC

1433 ALBANY LN
Rockford

HCA MORTGAGE

2222 E STATE ST
Rockford

HCI MORTGAGE

1437 MYOTT AVE
Rockford

INNOVATIVE MORTGAGE SOLUTION

1616 CHESTNUT ST
Rockford

JANAN MORTGAGE CORP

695 N PERRYVILLE RD
Rockford

MAPLE PARK MORTGAGE

5813 E RIVERSIDE BLVD
Rockford

MIDLAND MORTGAGE CORP

1111 S ALPINE RD
Rockford

NORTH AMERICAN SEARCH ABSTRACT

433 S PHELPS AVE
Rockford

NVR Inc

11700 Plaza American Dr

OPEN MORTGAGE LLC

1330 E STATE ST
Rockford

Open Mortgage, LLC

1210 E State Street Suite 8
Sycamore

Pacor Mortgage Corp

7300 College Dr
Palos Heights

PHH Home Loans - Michael Poland

707 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook

Premier Financial Services Inc

206 1/2 W State Street
Geneva

RIVER VALLEY MORTGAGE

5301 E STATE ST
Rockford

Smarter Mortgages

9482 Wedgewood Blvd

SWAAB MORTGAGE BANC

1007 N 2nd St
Rockford

US BANK HOME MORTGAGES

1107 E STATE ST
Rockford

US BANK HOME MORTGAGES

6950 VILLAGREEN VW
Rockford

USAA Bank

PO Box 33490

VANDYK MORTGAGE CORP

5301 E STATE ST
Rockford

WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE

185 BUCKLEY DR
Rockford

WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE

7201 E STATE
Rockford

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