Proper Rate - NMLS:1901699
1800 W Larchmont Ave., Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60613
With over 16 years of experience as a loan originator, I understand the importance of making the right financial decisions . Whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or building your dream home, you have a lot riding on your decision. Market conditions and mortgage programs change frequently, and I welcome the opportunity to serve your needs with experienced and accurate financing advice. My knowledge and expertise will help determine the right loan program to meet your objectives. In addition to offering competitive interest rate and closing costs for your scenario, my team and I are committed to communicating and answering your questions throughout the entire process and after closing. My main priority is to ensure that you make the right choice for you and your family. I am committed to providing my customers with mortgage services that exceed their expectations. I am always here to discuss your financial goals whether they are short term or long term. I look forward to hearing from you.
Craig Achtzehn - Vice President of Residential Lending
Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.
363 W Erie St, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654
For over 16 years, mortgage loan officer Craig Achtzehn has been a trusted home financing resource for consumers and professionals across Chicagoland and more than a dozen states. Craig has distinguished himself as one of the leading mortgage providers at each of the Chicago area and nationwide lenders where he has served. Today, as vice president of residential lending at Draper and Kramer Mortgage, he is ranked among the top 1 percent of mortgage originators in the country by Mortgage Executive magazine.
Craig attributes much of his success to his passion for organization, effectiveness and communication. A former Army officer with a degree in Engineering Management from West Point and an MBA from Notre Dame, his attention to detail and personal involvement in each loan helps ensure a smooth and positive loan experience for his clients. Craig’s favorite parts of his job are meeting new people, helping clients purchase their dream homes and seeing everyone leave the closing table happy. The majority of his clients are referred to him by satisfied past borrowers and his network of real estate agents, accountants, financial advisors, builders and attorneys.
Outside of the office, Craig can be found spending time with his family or serving his community. He resides in suburban Chicagoland with his wife and two children where he coaches youth basketball. He is also an ambassador to the Folded Flag Foundation, a nonprofit that provides educational scholarships and support grants to the spouses and children of service members who have been killed in action.
NMLS # of 320399 and Company NMLS # of 2551