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September 27, 2016 08:06 AM Eastern

Refinance rates now in CHICAGO, IL [Change this]

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    Home Price (Purchase)
    When you get a mortgage to purchase a home, the lender uses the lower of the agreed-upon purchase price or the property's appraised value to determine your maximum loan amount. The loan amount divided by the property home price equals your loan-to-value ratio, or LTV. That ratio is one of the major factors that lenders use to set your mortgage rate. If your LTV exceeds 80 percent, you'll probably be required to pay mortgage insurance, which increases your monthly payment. If the property appraises for less than the agreed-on purchase price, you are not usually required to complete the purchase.
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    Home Value (Refinance)
    This is your estimate of the current value of your property. When you refinance, your home is almost always evaluated by a licensed appraiser. The refinance loan amount divided by the property's appraised value equals your loan-to-value ratio (LTV), and that number is one of the major factors that determine your mortgage rate. To get an accurate refinance rate quote, your home value estimate must be reasonably accurate.
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    Down Payment
    The down payment is the amount you pay upfront when you finance property. Your purchase price minus your down payment equals your mortgage amount. The higher your down payment, the more likely you are to be approved for a home loan. If your down payment is less than 20 percent of the purchase price, you'll probably be required to pay for mortgage insurance, which increases your monthly payment.
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    Credit Score
    Your credit score is a number designed to measure your credit-worthiness. It's based on a formula that combines many factors, including your payment history, amount of credit used and number of accounts. This number is used by lenders to calculate the probability that you'll default on your mortgage. Most lenders won't approve mortgages to applicants with credit scores lower than 620. Your credit score is one of the most important factors that determines your mortgage rate - applicants with higher scores are offered better mortgage rates.
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30 Year Fixed

Interest Rate
3.250%
APR
3.354%
Monthly Payment
$871
Sebonic Financial
30 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
3.250%
APR
3.354%
Monthly Payment
$871
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $871
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $871
Lender Fees $2,595
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,595
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

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Lender Reviews

Knowledgeable Loan Originator

Yes, I recommend this lender

Yll was very helpful and efficient in locking in a rate for us when shopping for a home. He showed attention to detail and obviously had extensive knowledge in dealing with unusual mortgage situations. We had an unusual buyer credit situation and he seemed very competent in handling it. Ultimately, we opted to select another lender due to the fact that this lender has handled two prior transactions for us, but Yll offered a more competitive rate. I have no doubt that he takes care in walking buyers through the financial and closing process.

By: Dustin (Denver, CO)

Great Rate, very flexible

Yes, I recommend this lender

I found Sebonic from an online mortgage comparison site. They were the lowest rate, so I gave them a call. Great rates, and very helpful people. I was able to change the terms of my loan just 1 week before closing... and I still closed on time. They require escrow for loans under 80% LTV. If you can hit that, it's a .125 point fee to discharge. Very reasonable. I wholeheartedly recommend Sebonic for anyone looking for a great rate.

By: Zachary (Houston, TX)

Great Experience

Yes, I recommend this lender

I had the best refinance experience ever with Sebonic Financial. John Ruskin is very patient and reliable. It would be even better if the customer is informed by the first handler of the loan before moving to next handler ( something like introducing the next handler by the first handler; not by introducing the next handler by herself/ himself). I would use Sebonic again when I need to get a loan or refinance in future.

By: Michael (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
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15 Year Fixed

Interest Rate
2.375%
APR
2.624%
Monthly Payment
$1,322
Sebonic Financial
15 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
2.375%
APR
2.624%
Monthly Payment
$1,322
(844) 284-9237 Contact
Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $1,322
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,322
Lender Fees $3,487
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $3,487
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
Email Lender Write a Review

Lender Reviews

Knowledgeable Loan Originator

Yes, I recommend this lender

Yll was very helpful and efficient in locking in a rate for us when shopping for a home. He showed attention to detail and obviously had extensive knowledge in dealing with unusual mortgage situations. We had an unusual buyer credit situation and he seemed very competent in handling it. Ultimately, we opted to select another lender due to the fact that this lender has handled two prior transactions for us, but Yll offered a more competitive rate. I have no doubt that he takes care in walking buyers through the financial and closing process.

By: Dustin (Denver, CO)

Great Rate, very flexible

Yes, I recommend this lender

I found Sebonic from an online mortgage comparison site. They were the lowest rate, so I gave them a call. Great rates, and very helpful people. I was able to change the terms of my loan just 1 week before closing... and I still closed on time. They require escrow for loans under 80% LTV. If you can hit that, it's a .125 point fee to discharge. Very reasonable. I wholeheartedly recommend Sebonic for anyone looking for a great rate.

By: Zachary (Houston, TX)

Great Experience

Yes, I recommend this lender

I had the best refinance experience ever with Sebonic Financial. John Ruskin is very patient and reliable. It would be even better if the customer is informed by the first handler of the loan before moving to next handler ( something like introducing the next handler by the first handler; not by introducing the next handler by herself/ himself). I would use Sebonic again when I need to get a loan or refinance in future.

By: Michael (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
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5/1 ARM

Interest Rate
2.750%
APR
3.507%
Monthly Payment
$964
Sebonic Financial
5/1 ARM (FHA)
Interest Rate
2.750%
APR
3.507%
Monthly Payment
$964
(844) 284-9237 Contact
Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $203,500
Lock Period 45 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $831
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $133
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $964
Lender Fees $6,257
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $6,257
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
Email Lender Write a Review

Lender Reviews

Knowledgeable Loan Originator

Yes, I recommend this lender

Yll was very helpful and efficient in locking in a rate for us when shopping for a home. He showed attention to detail and obviously had extensive knowledge in dealing with unusual mortgage situations. We had an unusual buyer credit situation and he seemed very competent in handling it. Ultimately, we opted to select another lender due to the fact that this lender has handled two prior transactions for us, but Yll offered a more competitive rate. I have no doubt that he takes care in walking buyers through the financial and closing process.

By: Dustin (Denver, CO)

Great Rate, very flexible

Yes, I recommend this lender

I found Sebonic from an online mortgage comparison site. They were the lowest rate, so I gave them a call. Great rates, and very helpful people. I was able to change the terms of my loan just 1 week before closing... and I still closed on time. They require escrow for loans under 80% LTV. If you can hit that, it's a .125 point fee to discharge. Very reasonable. I wholeheartedly recommend Sebonic for anyone looking for a great rate.

By: Zachary (Houston, TX)

Great Experience

Yes, I recommend this lender

I had the best refinance experience ever with Sebonic Financial. John Ruskin is very patient and reliable. It would be even better if the customer is informed by the first handler of the loan before moving to next handler ( something like introducing the next handler by the first handler; not by introducing the next handler by herself/ himself). I would use Sebonic again when I need to get a loan or refinance in future.

By: Michael (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
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Illinois Mortgage Rates

If you’re looking for a home loan in Illinois, you might be wondering why each state’s mortgage rates differ from the rest. State laws governing mortgage rates, competition among lenders and the state’s economic health are all factors affecting mortgage rates.

Buying a Home in Illinois

The Home Price Index for Illinois shows that home prices peaked in early 2007 but declined almost 18.5% until the third quarter of 2012. Although prices have begun to rise, they are forecast to decline another nearly 1.5% over the next year while prices continue to slowly increase in other parts of the country.

Closing costs compared to other states are relatively affordable, as well--$2,238 for a $200,000 mortgage, ranking Illinois’s closing costs 46th out of 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Illinois offers a number of state, regional and local programs such as the ones in this partial list:

Programs such as these may even be able to help home buyers with down payments and other forms of financial assistance.

FHA Mortgages

In most parts of Illinois, FHA home loan amounts are limited to $271,050, but can be as high as $410,000 in counties in the Chicago metro area. Check with FHA-approved lenders to compare rates as you would for conventional Illinois mortgages.

 VA Home Loans

Most Illinois mortgage lenders cap VA mortgages throughout Illinois at $417,000, although the VA itself allows them to make larger loans.