Investment Purchases on the Rise for the First Time in a Year

Investment Purchases on the Rise for the First Time in a Year

It’s a great time to be a real estate investor. According to Redfin, investor home purchases in the U.S. rose by 2.7% year over year in the first quarter, marking the first period of growth since the pandemic began in 2020. The increase follows three consecutive...
What is a Bank Statement Loan?

What is a Bank Statement Loan?

Trying to qualify for a conventional home mortgage loan when you are self-employed can prove challenging when it comes to all the income verification requirements. If you are among the estimated 14-million workers in the U.S. earning income from freelance, contract,...
Financing a Rental Property Using Future Rents

Financing a Rental Property Using Future Rents

As the number of renter households continues to grow, diversifying your financial portfolio by adding investment rental properties offers landlords many advantages, including increasing reliable cash flow, building equity faster, and potential tax benefits. Another...
Is now a good time to invest in real estate?

Is now a good time to invest in real estate?

As mortgage rates remain low and rental rates continue to rise, it’s not surprising that more and more people are thinking of buying investment property. But is now really a good time to invest in real estate? The short answer is a cautious yes. But there are several...
Home Loans for Freelancers in a Gig Economy

Home Loans for Freelancers in a Gig Economy

The number of freelancers or self-employed workers in the U.S. is steadily increasing. The freelance life is very appealing to those who want flexibility in their schedules and more control over their careers, but the choice to be your own ‘CEO’ can complicate getting...