Chris DePaepe, actively involved in the mortgage industry since 1996, is a graduate of Rosary College in River Forest with a degree in business and DePaul University with an MBA in finance. Chris’s professionalism, her service and loyalty to her clients, and her desire to accommodate both the buyer and the Realtor as a referral source, elevate her to the top of her profession. Over the course of her 20 year career, Chris has completed more than 4,000 loan transactions – from FHA, VA, 203k, HomeStyle, commercial, jumbo, and super jumbo for residential homes, condos, townhomes, and multi-units.
A recent accolade includes an acknowledgment by the Chicago Sun’s nationally syndicated columnist, Terry Savage, in a feature article highlighting Chris’s overall expertise in the industry as well as her in-depth knowledge of Fannie Mae’s DU Refi Plus and Freddie Mac’s Open Access refinance programs. Noted as one of the first renovation loan specialists in the Chicago area, Chris has an intricate understanding of the in’s and out’s of the industry. Her know-how and devotion to her customers, plus her diligence in educating her buyers in the loan process to a level of comfort and understanding, make her one of the most highly regarded consultants in the area. Born and raised in Chicago, Chris has extensive knowledge of the city and suburban real estate markets. She also has experience with a variety of mortgage lending programs including City of Chicago loan options that benefit first time home buyers. Chris is a mortgage expert in short sale lending and real estate owned properties, which plays a key role in the real estate market. As a loan officer at Guaranteed Rate, Chris and her team can lend in all 50 US states.
Senior Loan Officer & Renovation Division Manager
320 W. Ohio Street, Ste. 410
Chicago, IL 60654
Loan Officer NMLS#: 170137
Guaranteed Rate NMLS#: 2611
IL – 031.0031358 – MB.0005932