Property taxes are reported to Wintrust in an automated fashion; therefore there is no need to submit tax bills for payment from escrow accounts.
Wintrust performs the annual escrow analysis in January for loans in Wisconsin; in March for loans in California, Florida, and Texas; and in October for loans in all other states. To help you read your escrow analysis statement, please download the Understanding the Escrow Analysis Process document.
Escrow shortages must be paid at least two weeks prior to the date the new escrow payment becomes effective. Escrow accounts are reanalyzed upon receipt of the full shortage payment. An informational insert is included in all escrow analysis statement mailings and provides all pertinent information.
Escrow surplus checks are mailed out so the borrowers receive them within 30 days of the escrow analysis statement date.
This does not apply to government loans.
Borrowers who meet the guidelines listed below are able to request cancellation of their private mortgage insurance. Signed written requests that include the borrower contact information can be sent to Wintrust:
mail: 9701 W. Higgins Road, Ste. 400, Rosemont, IL 60018
A member of the Escrow Team will contact you with more details of how the process works.
It is a requirement under the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act that effective January 1, 2016 all 1st mortgage residential loans maintain an escrow account for flood insurance.