Located just north of Chicago, between the shores of Lake Michigan, and I-94, the North Shore is the home of sandy beaches, historic homes, world-class dining and five star shopping. The bicycle paths along the lakefront in addition to the North Shore Sculpture Park make the area a perfect place for a weekend vacation.
The area is known for dining. From award-winning Mediterranean cuisine and Japanese sushi to French, Asian and Regional specialties; the North Shore's unique and well-known restaurants offer quality food to satisfy the most sophisticated palate with some of the best dining in the area.Enjoy a cappuccino at a sidewalk cafe, explore museums and galleries, see professional performances of music, theater and dance and of course experience unique boutique shopping or nationally known retails outlets.On summer weekends, the North Shore showcases its proud ethnic and cultural diversity; attracting thousands of visitors with fabulous art festivals, fairs and colorful Farmers' Markets.
A Local Introduction
As real estate professional, Alan believes it is not only his duty, but a privilege to introduce people to the North Shore area and help them make the most of living here. He also knows that finding your new home is just one of the many tasks that face you when you're relocating. His goal is to coordinate everything efficiently, while you're wrapping up the final details of packing up and moving out of your current home.
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Which mortgage program is best for you?
BEST FOR BORROWERS WHO
Plan to live in property more than 10 years and want total payment stability
10, 15 or 30 year Fixed Rate
Same rate and payment for duration of 10, 15, or 30 year term.
Plan to live in property more than 3, 5, or 7 years, want initial payment stability and can accept later changes OR
Plan to move within 3, 5, or 7 years and want loan to remain in place in case plans change
3/1, 5/1, or 7/1 year Adjustable Rate
Lower interest rate & monthly payment remain the same for 3, 5, or 7 years
Starting the 4th, 6th or 8th year, the rate adjusts every year.
Want to take advantage of the lowest rate possible and are willing to accept yearly payment changes
1 year Adjustable Rate
Interest rate adjusts every year; monthly payment is subject to change every year for entire term.
Plan to live in property more than 5-7 years and are willing to refinance at prevailing market rates OR
Plan to move within 5-7 years but want loan to remain in force in case plans change
5 or 7 year Balloon
Slightly lower interest rate & monthly payment stay the same for 5 or 7 years
At the end of 5 or 7 years, loan is due in full. Borrower must refinance into a new loan at prevailing rates.
Live in areas with high real estate appreciation OR
Plan to move or refinance in a few years OR
Are buying for the first time and want to get more house for their money
Low monthly payments of interest only for a 1, 3, 5, or 7 years
At the end of 5 or 7 years, principal payment is added, thereby increasing monthly payment amount.
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