Why we should work together
Carin and Bill are always great to work with. I'm a real estate broker and always refer my clients to them as they make the process as smooth and easy as possible for all parties involved. I had the opportunity to get my own personal home loan with them this summer and they didn't disappoint. They are always easy to contact with any questions you may have. My personal experience with them was the same as it was with all my clients, loan approval was completed ahead of schedule and the money had arrived on time at the closing which makes the closing quick and easy. I will continue to refer them to my clients and will use them again for any of my future mortgage needs.
TJ C. , Chicago
As a first time home buyer I knew nothing about the process and Carin did such an amazing job explaining everything. She was always willing to take the time to answer my questions and she has an extremely efficient team which made everything go very smoothly. I truly appreciate all the hard work she did for us!
Carin went above and beyond to provide me a solution for my refinancing needs. After several re-fi attempts with my current and alternate lenders, I lost hope. Due to some very special circumstances, these lenders weren't able to help me. I reached out to Carin and she was not only able to provide me with several options, but she helped me navigate through some difficult rules and regulations and ultimately was able to get me an approval. We closed soon thereafter and couldn't be more thrilled! My only regret is not reaching out to Carin sooner.
Carin was very informative and easy to get in touch with, which is priceless! When I needed help with my bank, Carin called the bank directly. If I had any questions and couldn't reach her directly I would leave a message on her voice mail and she would call back same day!! Carin has a very friendly and old school approach to dealing with people as people. That means a lot, in this world.
Carin made our first home buying experience seamless from start to finish. She maintains constant communication and was always there to answer all of our questions. She is so knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.
Carin was an absolute pleasure to work with. I always felt like my questions, no matter how "simple" they were, were answered thoroughly without making me feel like a dummy. Buying a home is chaos and Carin controls the chaos amazingly. Rather than adding to the stress of the process, she helps calm the experience. I would recommend her every day of the week.
Carin and others on her team were nothing short of amazing. My loan was in no way easy and she stuck with me every step of the way. I was always updated and informed. I never had to wait for responses. I have already started encouraging others thinking about buying a home to contact her. Thank you Carin!
Carin was referred to me by a friend who had worked with her on two previous projects. She was extremely thorough and helpful when I applied for a loan--her rates were great and the follow-up was super good too. I will definitely recommend her to anyone who asks!
Being a first time homebuyer can be a very stressful, confusing experience. Carin walked us through the whole process and answered any of the questions we had. She was thorough, knowledgeable, and responded quickly to emails. She made this whole process easier for us and I cannot thank her enough because I'm sure we drove her crazy with the thousands of questions and emails we sent back and forth. We are now homeowners and when the time comes for us to buy again, I will definitely be giving Carin a call!
Carin and her staff made the financing for our new home a painless process. We knew exactly what was needed and when. There was excellent and speedy follow through with each step and explanations for all requirements were provided. We would recommend Carin to anyone who is planning on buying and financing a new home! Thank you from Robbie and Brian.
CALM – COMMITTED – CONTINUOUS COMMUNICATION
Buying a home, whether it be your first or your thirty-second, can be a stressful time.
As mortgages change constantly, knowing that the professionals you are working with can provide you with the best loan resources available, is key.
The Buchanan Team has a combined experience of over 70 years, and we guarantee to present you with unparalleled options designed to fit your short and long-term financial goals.
Meet Our Team
Carin Buchanan | NMLS#305283
Helping families achieve their goals has been part of Carin’s vision and a great source of pride since 1993. Carin understands the stress involved with buying a home and obtaining a mortgage. With a strong professionalism and a calm demeanor, she makes your experience easy and effortless.
Carin continually strives to educate her clients on all their needs and questions, feeling privileged to be a part of their home buying process. It’s her personal objective to not only be the clients’ trusted loan consultant, but also a resource to all their necessities. Seeing the happy faces of her clients and their families is what brings Carin most satisfaction to her daily work.
“Buying a home is a family commitment and our team’s commitment is to make that process as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible,” Carin Buchanan
William Soljacich | NMLS#393165
William first started in the mortgage business in 2005. His knowledge of mortgage products allows him to assist every client no matter what their needs.
With so much riding on your mortgage, it’s important to know where you are in each phase of the process. Through continuous communication, there are no surprises and you won’t be left in the dark. Whether you prefer text, email, or phone….you will always know your loan status every step of the way.
When working with clients, William recognizes the importance of going the extra mile. He works tirelessly to make sure others get the opportunity to experience the pride that comes with owning a home. Guiding his clients throughout one of the most significant decisions of their lives is something he finds very rewarding.
Peter Thompson | NMLS#283204
As a mortgage loan consultant since 1992, Pete has helped numerous families and individuals buy their own homes and take control of their financial future. Given the ever-evolving mortgage industry, he takes the time to go into depth on each client’s financial situation only to come up with the best financing options to fit both their short and long-term objectives.
Pete’s experience on how to best structure transactions, combined with a high level of service, can mean the difference between closing on time, and not closing at all. Pete and the team are committed to educate and communicate with everyone to insure a great mortgage experience.
Pete is excited to apply his problem solving and customer service skills to help families realize their homeownership dreams!
Getting a mortgage is a means to an end; we help you buy the house of your dreams. Our goal is to make the process joyful and satisfying as you look back at your experience. We’d love for you to be one of the countless homebuyers who walk away not only with the keys in your hand but also a smile on your face.
When you are ready to discuss your home financing options, please contact Carin, William or Pete. They look forward to working with you!
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