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As a strong friend for your family, we’ll be with you step-by-step through the homebuying process.

Key Features

  • Competitive Rates
  • Local Service
  • Refinancing Available
  • Competitively low rates for home purchase, refinance, or construction
  • Available to first-time homeowners, second homes, or vacation homes
  • A wide range of financing programs available:
    • Fixed rate mortgages
    • First-time homebuyer specials through the state of Illinois
  • Budget-friendly terms, custom-tailored to your unique situation
  • Free pre-approval for extra confidence when it comes to securing financing
  • Lenders with working knowledge of local real estate market
  • Friendly, knowledgeable service from start to finish
  • Local decision-making and processing for quick answers

To submit your application, please follow one of the following instructions:

  1. Drop off at your closest First State Bank of Forrest branch.  Branch information can be found here.
  2. Send a general email to [email protected] (do not attach the application on the first email).  We will then provide directions on submit the application over secure/encrypted electronic means.

Call 815-657-8248 or if you have any questions. 

Download Application Here

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