MAKE YOUR DREAM OF HOMEOWNERSHIP A REALITY

MAKE YOUR DREAM OF HOMEOWNERSHIP A REALITY

MAKE YOUR DREAM OF HOMEOWNERSHIP A REALITY

MAKE YOUR DREAM OF HOMEOWNERSHIP A REALITY

Home buying is a journey, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Whether you’re a first time buyer or an experienced homeowner, you can feel confident that our seasoned team will seamlessly get you over the finish line and into your new home. And with a variety of loan programs to meet a variety of needs, you’ll be sure to find a solution that aligns with your financial goals.

When you partner with Jason Accola’s team at Wintrust Mortgage, you can expect:

  • A range of down payment assistance programs and buyer incentives
  • Opportunities for first time home buyers and repeat buyers
  • A nationally-recognized expert team to guide you every step of the way

Your new home is within reach. Start your digital mortgage application today!


The process is fast and easy.
Let's get started!

Down Payment Assistance Programs & Buyer Incentives

Up to $10,000 in assistance


ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (IHDA)

IHDA offers several program incentives available to both first time and repeat borrowers throughout all of Illinois. Coupled with FHA, Conventional, VA and USDA loan programs, borrowers can receive up to $10,000 in assistance with a minimal investment of their own funds. 

Up to $6,000 in assistance


FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF CHICAGO (FHLBC) DOWN PAYMENT PLUS

Qualifying borrowers can receive a forgivable grant up to $6,000. Coupled with FHA, Conventional, VA and USDA loan programs, FHLBC is available to both first time and repeat buyers in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Up to 6% Grant of Loan Amount


COOK COUNTY HOME BUYER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Available to both first time and repeat buyers throughout Cook County outside of Chicago city limits, borrowers can receive a forgivable grant for up to 6% of the loan amount when coupled with FHA, Conventional and VA loan programs. 

$2,000 Annual Tax Credit


CITY OF CHICAGO TAXSMART MORTGAGE CREDIT CERTIFICATE (MCC)

Available in the city limits of Chicago, qualifying borrowers* will receive an income tax credit of 25% of the annual mortgage interest paid, up to $2,000 a year for the life of the loan. 

Ready to Get Started?

We’re here to help you every step of the way. Click the button below to start the process or call us at 312-487-3553.
 

Feel Confident and At Ease with an Industry Leader

Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America
Top 50 Most Influental Loan Originators in America
IHDA number 1 Mortgage Originator
Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Best in Business

Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America1

Top 50 Most Influential Loan Originators in America2

IHDA #1 Mortgage Originator3

IL Mortgage Bankers Assoc. Best in Business4

Home buying is a journey, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Whether you’re a first time buyer or an experienced homeowner, you can feel confident that our seasoned team will seamlessly get you over the finish line and into your new home. And with a variety of loan programs to meet a variety of needs, you’ll be sure to find a solution that aligns with your financial goals.

When you partner with Jason Accola’s team at Wintrust Mortgage, you can expect:

  • A range of down payment assistance programs and buyer incentives
  • Opportunities for first time home buyers and repeat buyers
  • A nationally-recognized expert team to guide you every step of the way

Your new home is within reach. Start your digital mortgage application today!


The process is fast and easy.
Let's get started!

Down Payment Assistance Programs & Buyer Incentives

Up to $10,000 in assistance


ILLINOIS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (IHDA)

IHDA offers several program incentives available to both first time and repeat borrowers throughout all of Illinois. Coupled with FHA, Conventional, VA and USDA loan programs, borrowers can receive up to $10,000 in assistance with a minimal investment of their own funds. 

Up to $6,000 in assistance


FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF CHICAGO (FHLBC) DOWN PAYMENT PLUS

Qualifying borrowers can receive a forgivable grant up to $6,000. Coupled with FHA, Conventional, VA and USDA loan programs, FHLBC is available to both first time and repeat buyers in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Up to 6% Grant of Loan Amount


COOK COUNTY HOME BUYER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Available to both first time and repeat buyers throughout Cook County outside of Chicago city limits, borrowers can receive a forgivable grant for up to 6% of the loan amount when coupled with FHA, Conventional and VA loan programs. 

$2,000 Annual Tax Credit


CITY OF CHICAGO TAXSMART MORTGAGE CREDIT CERTIFICATE (MCC)

Available in the city limits of Chicago, qualifying borrowers* will receive an income tax credit of 25% of the annual mortgage interest paid, up to $2,000 a year for the life of the loan. 

Ready to Get Started?

We’re here to help you every step of the way. Click the button below to start the process or call us at 312-487-3553.
 

Feel Confident and At Ease with an Industry Leader

Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America

Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America1

Top 50 Most Influental Loan Originators in America

Top 50 Most Influential Loan Originators in America2

IHDA number 1 Mortgage Originator

IHDA #1 Mortgage Originator3

Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Best in Business

IL Mortgage Bankers Assoc. Best in Business4

Meet the Team

   

Jason Accola

Jason Accola

A Senior Mortgage Consultant with Wintrust Mortgage, Jason Accola is known for his persistence and determination to make homeownership affordable. In fact, his team has helped more than 700 families in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana receive over $100 million in home buyer assistance. 

Over the years, Jason’s deep knowledge, expertise and commitment to the local communities has been proven time and time again. In addition to the prestigious national and local accolades he’s earned, Jason’s other recognitions include: 

  • Governor’s Award as #1 Mortgage Originator in the State of Illinois
  • Best Veterans’ Advocate Loan Officer in Illinois by the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association (IMBA)
  • Chicago Agent Magazine’s “Who’s Who” in Chicago Real Estate
  • Over 350 5-star reviews

Ready to Make Your Dream a Reality?

Let’s start the conversation and explore the best loan options to meet your needs. Click our digital mortgage application below to get started today or contact us at 312-487-3553.

 

*The City of Chicago TaxSmart MCC is available only to first time homebuyers. 1Mortgage Executive Magazine, 2018-2020. 2MoneyTips, 2016. 3Illinois Housing Development Authority, 2011-2019. 4Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association: 2015 Best Veterans’ Advocate Loan Officer (Jason Accola), 2017 Best Mortgage Loan Processor (Delaine Page), 2019 Best Loan Officer Assistant (Samantha Esparza).