At Oak Leaf Community Mortgage, powered by North Shore Trust and Savings, we understand that securing a mortgage is a deeply personal journey. That’s why we offer a diverse array of mortgage solutions, including Préstamos de cartera which provide flexibility for those with unique financial situations such as non-traditional income sources or self-employment. Alongside our Portfolio Loans, we offer a comprehensive range of traditional mortgage options, each crafted to meet different needs and circumstances. From conventional loans to specialized programs like FHA, VA, Jumbo, and Ayuda al pago inicial, our goal is to help turn your dream home into a reality.

Recently, our very own Phil LaGiglia, a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in building, growing, and stabilizing mortgage lending platforms, was featured on the Divorce Girl Smiling Podcast, hosted by Jackie Pilossoph. Pilossoph is the founder of Divorced Girl Smiling, the Divorced Girl Smiling Podcast, and a syndicated columnist for Pioneer Press/Chicago Tribune with her column, Love Essentially. Notably, entrepreneur Mark Cuban, known for his role on Shark Tank, has become an investor in Divorced Girl Smiling. Cuban is happily married but shares Pilossoph’s passion to empower and inspire people facing divorce.

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During the podcast, Phil shared insights from his extensive career and personal experiences, shedding light on how he integrates his professional life with his personal philosophy. Philip promotes a management style deeply rooted in the values of Faith, Family, and Business, in that order. This philosophy supports a balanced lifestyle, fostering success and well-being among all staff members at every level. His approach is centered on identifying one’s purpose and meticulously planning around it to achieve success—success that Phil believes is due to the collective effort of the entire team.

On the podcast, Phil opened up about his personal experiences with divorce, discussing its challenges and emotional impact. He understands that one of the most distressing aspects of a divorce can be the fear of losing one’s home or the ability to secure a mortgage for a new beginning. His personal journey has equipped him with a profound empathy for those facing similar situations, enabling him to offer guidance and support through both good and bad times.

Phil’s dedication to understanding and addressing the individual needs of our clients makes him a pillar of the Oak Leaf Community Mortgage team. He is not just a leader but a compassionate listener who is ready to help navigate the complexities of mortgage lending during life’s most challenging moments.

If you’re going through a divorce and are concerned about your housing situation, Phil and our team of expert loan officers are here to help. Our experience, coupled with a personal understanding and flexible lending options, ensures that you have strong support as you navigate this transition.

We are proud to have Phil LaGiglia lead our team with such dedication and care. His leadership not only drives our business forward but also strengthens the bonds within our community. At Oak Leaf Community Mortgage, we’re more than just a lender—we’re your partner in turning challenges into opportunities for a new beginning.

For more information please don’t hesitate to reach out, we’re here to support you every step of the way.