Sr. Mortgage Advisor

Gary Krakowski

Sr. Mortgage Advisor NMLS# 225730 Licensed in IL

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(630) 550-6025 [email protected]

1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 550
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Branch License #1962205

About Gary Krakowski

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that. Whether you’re looking to buy, build, or refinance your home, our experienced mortgage professionals are here to help. Here at Preferred Rate, we offer a variety of loan options that can help you achieve homeownership with the speed and service you deserve. Plus, as a mortgage professional, I am dedicated to finding the right loan with great rates, terms and costs to meet your specific needs. Financing a home is one of the most significant commitments you will ever make - let me guide you throughout the entire loan process from application to closing and beyond. I look forward to putting our mortgage service to work for you! Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that. Whether you’re looking to buy, build, or refinance your home, our experienced mortgage professionals are here to help. Here at Preferred Rate, we offer a variety of loan options that can help you achieve homeownership with the speed and service you deserve. Plus, as a mortgage professional, I am dedicated to finding the right loan with great rates, terms and costs to meet your specific needs. Financing a home is one of the most significant commitments you will ever make - let me guide you throughout the entire loan process from application to closing and beyond. I look forward to putting our mortgage service to work for you!

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We keep the mortgage process easy

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Whether this is your first home, your next home, or you’re thinking about refinancing, we’re ready to walk with you every step of the way.

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Get Pre-Approved

  • Step 3 Make Offers

  • Step 4 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 5 Move in to your new home

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 3 Get your new loan approved!

Gary's team

Alan Walsh

Mortgage Advisor/Loan Officer Assistant

1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 500
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Branch License #1962205

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Home Loans

  • Fixed-rate Mortgages
  • Adjustable-rate Mortgages
  • Interest-only Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • FHA
  • VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages

Speciality Products

  • Keys On Time Program
  • Secure Lock Program
  • Jumbo Investor Loan Programs
  • Peak Loan Program
  • High Balance Solutions
  • Jumbo Solutions
  • Home Ready
  • Home Possible Advantage
  • STaR Program for First-Responders
  • Doctor Program for Medical Professionals
  • Manufactured Housing Loans

See what Gary's clients have to say

Laurie O

The loan process went very smoothly. I would highly recommend Preferred Rate.

Jun 20, 2024

Daniel A

Experience couldn’t have been better. Very helpful throughout the whole process. Quick and gets things done. 10/10

Jun 08, 2024

Lucy B

You and your teams did excellent job. They were always there to answer my questions, especially Corey. Thank you so very much.

May 28, 2024

Belusa United 16 Ice- Emily L

Gary is great to work with!!! He gets the deal done,easily, and affectivly!! We would recommend Gary to anyone looking to finance a home!!!

May 26, 2024

vscott c

Very helpful,and informative explained in detail everything I needed to know.im very greatful to have had him as a loner.i really appreciate him.He walk me through everything with ease.

May 23, 2024

Tera M

Gary and Eric walk me through the whole process of my loan. If I called or emailed for any reason very quick response. Two of the great guys I ever worked with during my home owning journey. Thank you guys for being so amazing!!!!!

May 18, 2024

Mary T

Gary Krakowski and his team at Preferred Rate were THE BEST. They made the process so easy and seamless. Highly professional, knowledgeable and responsive. Quick to respond to our questions and educated us along the way. Always looking out for our interests. It was a pleasure doing business with this team of Professionals. Nathan and Mary Turner ... Read More

May 14, 2024

Savannah R

Gary and Eric were incredible to work with. I was referred to them after being pre-approved by a different lender. They were able to get us down to half the amount in closing cost and a lower rate. Gary and his team are incredibly Veteran friendly and made my husband and I feel supported and well-informed throughout the entire experience. We are first-time home buyers and had the smoothest experience which we are so grateful for. Highly recommend! ... Read More

May 12, 2024

dizzida123

Gary was patient and available to answer our questions at all times (and we had quite a few!). It was my first time purchasing a house and he helped ease our nerves during each step. He also fast-tracked (it took about two weeks) our loan to ensure we would be able to move in on the initial closing date. We could not be happier with the service his team provided us with! ... Read More

Mar 26, 2024