I am Peter Thompson, My goal is to take the mystery out of the home buying and mortgage process, and help home buyers understand their options. The resources available on this site include:
My Blog – Illinois Mortgage Rates and News – Rants, raves and consumer education from a long time Chicago area mortgage banker. This blog is updated regularly and contains the latest information on Illinois mortgage rates and changes in the Illinois mortgage market. I cover mortgages and real estate, everything from the best programs for first time home buyers and ways to help you improve your credit, to how you can best fit your mortgage into your long-term financial plan. The focus will be on real estate and Illinois mortgages, but it’s my blog, so I’ll talk about other interests from time to time, food, music and the prospects for the Cubs to name a few.
The Real World Home Buyer’s Guide. This guide covers everything you need to know to buy a home and get a mortgage in a way that meets all your needs. It covers real world situations and the information is guaranteed to save you money.
The Real World Refinancing Guide.This guide exposes the hidden traps you need to watch out for when refinancing your mortgage. It tells you specific traps to avoid and tells you what you can do to make sure you get the right program without over paying.
Mortgage Articles. Whether you are looking to buy a new home, or refinance your current loan, getting the right information is critical. I’ve put together a collection of articles that cover different aspects of buying a new home, refinancing your mortgage and ways to protect yourself and make the most of your situation.
Neighborhood Guide.This is an overview of some of the many communities in our area. This is a starting point to research which town or neighborhood is best for you. This is a work in progress. I will be adding more communities and more links as time goes by.
Mortgage Calculators . Using our loan calculators, you can plug in your own numbers and see how different financing options will affect you.
Free pre-Approval. This section allows you to safely apply for a mortgage on-line, for no cost and with no obligation. This links back to my Company site for Professional Mortgage Partners, a leading Illinois mortgage banker.
This website is just part of my commitment to offer the best service to all my clients. It is my goal to make your loan experience as satisfying and rewarding as possible. I have been a mortgage lender since 1992. I’ve always stressed education as a way to empower consumers and take the stress out of the home buying process.
My company, Professional Mortgage Partners, is one of the largest and most respected mortgage bankers in the area. By controlling the lending process, we offer fast approvals and smooth closings. With over 70 correspondent lenders, we are able to offer great interest rates and a full variety of programs including the best first-time homebuyer programs on the market.
If you have any questions, or if I can help in any way, give me a call or send me an e-mail. Let me know what I can do to help. I look forward to working with you.