The Demand for Non-QM Loans in 2021

The Demand for Non-QM Loans in 2021

(855) 288-4555 Get a Free Quote in Minutes Non-qualified mortgages, or Non-QM loans, are products designed to help homebuyers whose financial scenarios fall outside of traditional mortgage criteria – this includes real estate investors. During the early part of...
Make Buying a Home Easier with Down Payment Assistance

Make Buying a Home Easier with Down Payment Assistance

In today’s very competitive housing market, a great number of buyers are putting down around 20% of the purchase price to give their offer an advantage. But the reality is many first-time buyers who finance a home do not have that cash on hand. In fact, many would-be...
Is There a Downside to Refinancing?

Is There a Downside to Refinancing?

Because no two borrowers have the exact same circumstances, the set of pros and cons for refinancing an existing mortgage will be different for each. To answer the question whether or not refinancing is advantageous for your scenario, start by asking yourself these...
Non-QM Highlight: Full Documentation Financing

Non-QM Highlight: Full Documentation Financing

Home buyers who are recovering from an unexpected credit event or those who are self-employed, small business owners or investors might think it’s nearly impossible to find a lender to approve a mortgage loan, leaving them fewer options to finance their home purchase....
How do you know if you are ready to buy a home?

How do you know if you are ready to buy a home?

As things regress to normal on a national level, now is a great time to consider becoming a homeowner. Interest rates are historically low. The economy is stabilizing. Job security is increasing. Is this the right time to buy into the American dream? Though everyone’s...
Win a Homebuying Bidding War this Summer

Win a Homebuying Bidding War this Summer

If you are a buyer in the current housing market, you probably already know how competitive it is. The pandemic, low interest rates, and of course supply and demand are all responsible for the bidding wars. The national average number of offers on a home is currently...
Simple Access Programs: Setting Self-Employed, Investors & Independent Contractors Up for Success

Simple Access Programs: Setting Self-Employed, Investors & Independent Contractors Up for Success

When it comes to financing a home mortgage, borrowers may not always think outside the box. Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loans are on everyone’s radar. But not everyone fits into those boxes. Self-employed, property investors, and contractors may have good credit,...
How to Select a Mortgage Company When Buying a Home

How to Select a Mortgage Company When Buying a Home

You’re ready to buy a home. The best first step is finding a mortgage lender who can help you get prequalified and preapproved. Buying a home is an important milestone in life. It can also be a frustrating and lengthy process. For these reasons, shopping for a...
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,...