Grayslake, IL

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Jim Strachan

NMLS ID#527232
Phone: 847-546-7769

Grayslake Branch
419 Center Street, Suite A
Grayslake, IL 60030

Jim Strachan

Sales Manager

A long time ago before Jim Strachan ever thought about mortgages, he lived in New Orleans with other Strachans for nearly a couple decades where he ate scores of crawfish and enthusiastically celebrated many Mardi Gras. Jim Strachan has since moved to Northern Illinois where he received a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He now happily resides in Grayslake, IL with his lovely wife and children. 
Jim Strachan has a last name that is eight letters long and has only one syllable. Pronounced, "STRAWN," it is an old Scottish name that has belonged to many Strachans before him. 

In 1997, Jim Strachan changed careers as a Brewery Manager in Chicago to that of a Professional Mortgage Originator. In 2015 after many years with other top lenders, Jim Strachan joined Bay Equity Home Loans with a healthy amount of experience, strength and dedication that parallels the attitude and ability of this trend-setting lender. Jim Strachan is very fortunate to have a skilled operations team at Bay Equity Home Loans.  Jim Strachan's Mortgage Team is complimented by several dedicated mortgage professionals who work relentlessly to ensure that every customer receives the utmost in customer service. 

Jim Strachan looks forward to being able to deliver clear, concise and valuable information as he helps his clients make the correct choices for their home financing. Jim Strachan understands that financial decisions are very important and that larger debts like a mortgage need to be properly managed. That's why Jim Strachan has partnered with Bay Equity, a lender with better answers, the best solutions and a great relationship with its clients. 

Quite simply, proper mortgage debt management requires a great relationship. 
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“A realtor I was working with listed several options for lenders to choose from when looking for my home. I am so happy I chose the Bay Equity team. They were "on it" immediately. The communication was consistent and relevant, and my questions/concerns were answered promptly. Buying a home can be extremely frustrating and stressful and Jim Strachan and his team made this process appear seamless. The team's professionalism and sense of humor made them a joy to work with. I will absolutely recommend Jim and his team at Bay Equity. If I am ever in the market for a new home, they will be my first contact. Thank you, Bay Equity. I truly appreciate your deep knowledge and understanding of the home buying business.”

Kathryn H.

“Working with Jim S. to refinance my home was like finding a fresh water spring in the middle of a very deceptive ugly desert. Answering questions to the point that I understood every step of the way. Sharing his wisdom from years of experience in helping to arrange the best for me. Showing his authenticity by applying basic integrity both to his company and me. The man is honest which is as rare as finding a fresh water spring in the middle of a desert. And no, I am not related to him. Rather, I am just a fortunate human being who appreciates quality.”

Nancy M.

“We recently bought our home this month with Bay Equity as our loan company. And all throughout our home buying period, we never experienced any problems with Bay Equity. They were actually outstanding! Great customer service, really fast turnaround time, very professional people! They delivered as promised. They actually exceeded our expectations. THANKS, BAY EQUITY!”

Melissa L.