One of the most complicated aspects of buying a home is the financial ins and outs of purchase, specifically mortgages. Mortgages come in nearly all shapes and sizes, and change drastically with the economy. What are fixed and adjustable rate mortgages? What's an amortization period? It's important to have a good handle on exactly what you're talking about when it comes to your mortgage terms, and Chicago Home Estates offers a Mortgage Glossary to help you. You may also want to check out the section on Chicago's Current Mortgage Rates in order to be aware of the local trends and what they mean to you. Our knowledgable RealtorsŪ are happy to answer your questions as well.