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,...
Buying a Home in 2021

Buying a Home in 2021

We can probably all agree that 2020 was a rough year in a lot of ways. One silver lining in the clouds however, was the strengthening housing market. Homeowners saw their equity levels climb and buyers were motivated to secure their piece of the American Dream,...
Getting a Mortgage Without Salaried Income

Getting a Mortgage Without Salaried Income

Working a job that pays hourly, or through contract employment, can sometimes limit your options when it comes to finding a home loan. Fortunately, today’s mortgage marketplace is evolving to meet the needs of today’s diverse workforce. When you don’t have salaried...
Jumbo Loan Options for the Self-Employed

Jumbo Loan Options for the Self-Employed

Finding a jumbo loan when you’re self-employed can seem like a challenge. But once you find a qualified lender who is willing to work with your unique situation, and offers products that make sense for your financial scenario, the process isn’t much more complicated...
How to Buy a House: Finding the Right Mortgage & Real Estate Professional

How to Buy a House: Finding the Right Mortgage & Real Estate Professional

When buying a home, don’t feel like you have to do everything on your own. Enlisting the help of qualified real estate and mortgage professionals can make the process go a whole lot smoother and help you find the home and financing program that works best for your...