Preferred Vendors


Koyak Appraisal Service
Jay P. Koyak, Owner –
(815) 224-9550×201 Janelle Weddell, Office Mgr. |
5 Local Certified Residential Staff Appraisers. FASTEST SERVICE IN THE ILLINOIS VALLEY.


Schweickert & Ganassin
Contact Douglas J. Schweickert –
(815) 223-0177
The firm lawyers have 80 years of combined legal experience and have represented thousands of clients in work injuries, accidents, real estate transactions, and estate matters.


First Federal Savings Bank
Rachel Krug –
1-800-443-8780 or 815-431-3978 |
Full service bank specializing in residential mortgage lending. In-house loan department dedicated to making the home buying process smooth.
Satisfied customers are our number one goal.
13 branch locations. NMLS # 579165

First State Bank

Contact Bob Suarez – NMLS ID # 477891
(815)224-4484 |
First State Bank provides high quality competitively priced Financial Products and Services. Highly trained personnel assist consumers with decisions about home loans, deposit products, investment opportunities and insurance. First State Bank is privately owned and a Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.

Hometown National Bank

Missy Clancy – Mortgage Loan Officer

NMLS# 759336


“We’re on Your Side” means we make every effort to be accessible when you need us, and provide a variety of financial strategies and resources to ensure your future. What’s more, we make banking easier and more understandable.




LaSalle State Bank

Loan Department (815)223-8800 |

Full Service Financial Services,  meeting all your personal and business banking needs.

LaSalle State Bank… The Big, Strong, Friendly Bank!




Midland States Bank

 815-876-2565 -

Experience makes the difference in home financing. So, whether this is your first home or tenth, you can relax. What’s more, if keeping your mortgage close to home is a priority, we can help. Our local, dedicated mortgage team is available to discuss your options. Contact us for pre-approval. It’s quick easy and it gives you the leading edge in shopping for a new home. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. Midland States Bank, 302 1st Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081.

Peru Federal Savings Bank
Contact: Erika Shevlin- or Jennifer Debo –
(815)223-4300 |
Peru Federal savings Bank is a Mutual Savings Bank that is devoted to making your banking experience a pleasant one. We are dedicated to outstanding customer service. Let us help you to choose from the wide variety of services that will meet your needs including checking and savings accounts, both consumer and commercial loans at competitive rates, investment services and much more!

Spring Valley City Bank
Contact Stan Wolf –
(815)663-2211 |
Specializing in home loans for the entire Illinois Valley area. Fixed and variable rate loans. First and second mortgages and home equity lines. Member FDIC and an equal housing lender.

Fencing & Pools

Illinois Valley Fence & Pool, Inc.
Contact Linda Kreiser –
(815) 224-3667 |
Residential, Industrial, Commercial fencing. Country Estates polyvinyl dealer. Custom wood and aluminum fencing. Catalina spas and gazebos.


Lori Janko Wilke
Contact Lori or Cherish –
815-223-2118 |
Providing Insurance and Financial Services