Sr Mortgage Advisor

Margaret Ann Dowda

Sr Mortgage Advisor NMLS# 215442 Licensed in IL

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(773) 627-8631 (630) 426-6293 margaret.dowda@preferredrate.com

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

About Margaret Ann Dowda

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

I have 20 plus years as a Loan Officer. I attribute my success to a strong work ethic ,integrity, high dedication and commitment to provide the best service to my clients. My focus is on solutions and satisfaction for each of my client's unique situation. I have 20 plus years as a Loan Officer. I attribute my success to a strong work ethic ,integrity, high dedication and commitment to provide the best service to my clients. My focus is on solutions and satisfaction for each of my client's unique situation.

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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!

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 Margaret's clients have to say

Anna S

A wonderful refinance experience with Margaret Dowda. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family

Mar 11, 2021

Jermarie H

Very determined to get you what your means require

Jan 28, 2021

Antoinette Z

Marge was WONDERFUL! She walked me through every step of the process. Marge made it easy to understand and was always able to answer any questions I had.

Jan 09, 2021

Caryn W

Marge, we love working with you. You made everything very quick and easy. Thank you

Dec 21, 2020

Michael M

Working with Margaret on our home loan was the best experience we've had buying a house.

Dec 04, 2020

Nicolas A

Marge did a excellent job in helping me to get it done thanks Marge

Dec 01, 2020

Florencio V

Wonderful experience and it was so easy working with Marge! She went above and beyond to get this done and made the process so simple for us. I would highly recommend Marge she is friendly and always there to answer any and all questions!! ... Read More

Dec 01, 2020

Rosemarie V

I would highly recommend Marge for your mortgage needs. She made our refinace so simple and smooth. She was always available to answer questions and got us a great rate. The turnaround time from start to finish was amazing. We couldn't have asked for a more friendly, knowledgable person than Marge!! ... Read More

Dec 01, 2020

Tucker M

Marge was very helpful and informative throughout the process!

Oct 28, 2020

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