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,...
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...
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...
How to Get a Mortgage with 1099 Income

How to Get a Mortgage with 1099 Income

The professional landscape is changing. More and more people are working as independent contractors, freelancers, or vendors either in addition to or in place of traditional employment. While this type of work can be richly rewarding, it can sometimes make it more...
How Debt to Income Impacts a Borrower’s Ability to Qualify for a Mortgage

How Debt to Income Impacts a Borrower’s Ability to Qualify for a Mortgage

When applying for a conventional mortgage, your lender will want to get a complete picture of your financial qualifications. This usually includes your debt-to-income ratio, or DTI ratio. Today we’ll talk about how your DTI is calculated and how it can influence your...